Frequency of reading scripture among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,180. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 15% 8% 19% 1% 1,180
2007 61% 14% 5% 19% 1% 1,278

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 693. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 33% 34% 20% 693
Once or twice a month 22% 37% 27% 13% 162
Seldom/never 28% 34% 29% 10% 194

Generational cohort among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 693. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 8% 29% 40% 13% 1% 693
Once or twice a month 12% 13% 35% 31% 7% 3% 162
Seldom/never 15% 22% 24% 33% 6% < 1% 194

Gender composition among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 66% 708
Once or twice a month 39% 61% 163
Seldom/never 50% 50% 197

Racial and ethnic composition among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week < 1% 99% < 1% 1% < 1% 708
Once or twice a month < 1% 97% < 1% 3% < 1% 163
Seldom/never < 1% 96% < 1% 4% < 1% 197

Immigrant status among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 693. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 4% 2% 94% 693
Once or twice a month 6% 1% 93% 160
Seldom/never 1% 7% 92% 191

Income distribution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 633. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 21% 15% 7% 633
Once or twice a month 50% 22% 17% 11% 147
Seldom/never 59% 21% 15% 5% 174

Educational distribution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 703. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 30% 10% 5% 703
Once or twice a month 56% 28% 10% 6% 163
Seldom/never 64% 28% 7% 2% 196

Marital status among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 705. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 6% 20% 12% 32% 705
Once or twice a month 29% 4% 21% 6% 40% 163
Seldom/never 23% 9% 19% 8% 41% 196

Parent of children under 18 among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 704. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 74% 704
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 163
Seldom/never 35% 65% 197

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 93% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 708
Once or twice a month 86% 10% 1% 1% 1% 1% 163
Seldom/never 75% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1% 197

Importance of religion in one's life among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 708
Once or twice a month 86% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 62% 31% 5% 1% 1% 197

Attendance at religious services among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 31% 4% < 1% 708
Once or twice a month 32% 57% 11% 1% 163
Seldom/never 24% 49% 26% 1% 197

Frequency of prayer among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 9% 2% 1% 1% 708
Once or twice a month 71% 21% 5% 2% 1% 163
Seldom/never 61% 18% 8% 13% < 1% 197

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 15% 7% 17% 1% 708
Once or twice a month 18% 28% 8% 45% 1% 163
Seldom/never 15% 4% 9% 73% < 1% 197

Frequency of meditation among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 8% 2% 21% 2% 708
Once or twice a month 38% 17% 4% 38% 3% 163
Seldom/never 32% 8% 4% 55% 1% 197

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 82% 10% 3% 4% < 1% 708
Once or twice a month 62% 19% 11% 6% 1% 163
Seldom/never 50% 10% 15% 23% 2% 197

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 16% 8% 26% 1% 708
Once or twice a month 36% 21% 18% 25% < 1% 163
Seldom/never 25% 13% 12% 51% 1% 197

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 5% 35% 3% 2% 708
Once or twice a month 29% 9% 52% 6% 4% 163
Seldom/never 29% 4% 57% 8% 2% 197

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say…

Frequency of reading scripture There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 69% 1% < 1% 708
Once or twice a month 21% 77% < 1% 2% 163
Seldom/never 17% 81% 1% 1% 197

Interpreting scripture among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 18% 3% 4% 6% 708
Once or twice a month 47% 30% 1% 12% 9% 163
Seldom/never 47% 24% 2% 20% 7% 197

Belief in Heaven among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 93% 4% 3% 708
Once or twice a month 95% 1% 4% 163
Seldom/never 89% 8% 3% 197

Belief in Hell among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 11% 5% 708
Once or twice a month 75% 15% 10% 163
Seldom/never 68% 23% 9% 197

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 7% 8% 84% 708
Once or twice a month 10% 5% 85% 163
Seldom/never 12% 8% 80% 197

Political ideology among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 33% 23% 6% 708
Once or twice a month 28% 38% 31% 3% 163
Seldom/never 29% 36% 29% 5% 197

Views about size of government among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 76% 2% 3% 708
Once or twice a month 20% 75% 3% 2% 163
Seldom/never 25% 68% 2% 5% 197

Views about government aid to the poor among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 72% 4% 2% 708
Once or twice a month 29% 67% 3% 1% 163
Seldom/never 30% 63% 5% 3% 197

Views about abortion among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 44% 6% 708
Once or twice a month 69% 27% 3% 163
Seldom/never 64% 30% 7% 197

Views about homosexuality among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 43% 6% 3% 708
Once or twice a month 66% 30% 2% 1% 163
Seldom/never 67% 23% 6% 4% 197

Views about same-sex marriage among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 57% 9% 708
Once or twice a month 47% 45% 8% 163
Seldom/never 55% 36% 9% 197

Views about environmental regulation among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say…

Frequency of reading scripture Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 58% 2% 4% 708
Once or twice a month 34% 63% 1% 2% 163
Seldom/never 35% 60% 1% 4% 197

Views about human evolution among baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of reading scripture

% of baptists in the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 26% 3% 50% 6% 708
Once or twice a month 21% 36% 3% 35% 5% 163
Seldom/never 22% 34% 3% 35% 6% 197