Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 8,593. 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 63% 12% 7% 18% 1% 8,593
2007 60% 11% 7% 21% 1% 9,472

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,396. 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 16% 33% 30% 21% 5,396
Once or twice a month 25% 34% 24% 17% 964
Several times a year 18% 39% 29% 14% 555
Seldom/never 17% 33% 30% 19% 1,444

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,396. 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% 11% 28% 36% 15% 1% 5,396
Once or twice a month 18% 14% 27% 30% 11% < 1% 964
Several times a year 9% 16% 32% 33% 9% < 1% 555
Seldom/never 10% 14% 27% 35% 12% 1% 1,444

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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 42% 58% 5,525
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 979
Several times a year 52% 48% 561
Seldom/never 52% 48% 1,462

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,437. 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 74% 7% 2% 12% 5% 5,437
Once or twice a month 75% 8% 1% 11% 5% 971
Several times a year 76% 6% 2% 11% 6% 558
Seldom/never 80% 3% 2% 8% 6% 1,450

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,461. 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 10% 7% 84% 5,461
Once or twice a month 9% 7% 84% 969
Several times a year 7% 8% 85% 551
Seldom/never 7% 5% 87% 1,439

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 4,749. 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% 22% 29% 14% 4,749
Once or twice a month 34% 22% 29% 15% 870
Several times a year 34% 22% 29% 16% 510
Seldom/never 35% 23% 26% 16% 1,300

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,489. 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 42% 35% 15% 8% 5,489
Once or twice a month 41% 38% 13% 8% 978
Several times a year 43% 39% 13% 6% 557
Seldom/never 51% 34% 11% 5% 1,457

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,501. 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 59% 3% 14% 8% 16% 5,501
Once or twice a month 48% 6% 15% 7% 23% 977
Several times a year 48% 5% 18% 7% 21% 561
Seldom/never 50% 8% 13% 8% 20% 1,457

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,499. 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 31% 69% 5,499
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 977
Several times a year 31% 69% 561
Seldom/never 29% 71% 1,459

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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% < 1% 5,525
Once or twice a month 85% 13% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 979
Several times a year 79% 18% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 561
Seldom/never 70% 24% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 1,462

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% 1% 5,525
Once or twice a month 71% 25% 2% 1% 1% 979
Several times a year 60% 36% 3% < 1% < 1% 561
Seldom/never 45% 45% 7% 2% < 1% 1,462

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 76% 18% 5% < 1% 5,525
Once or twice a month 39% 49% 12% < 1% 979
Several times a year 22% 61% 16% < 1% 561
Seldom/never 19% 47% 33% < 1% 1,462

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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 92% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 5,525
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 1% 1% 979
Several times a year 58% 27% 9% 5% 1% 561
Seldom/never 46% 28% 9% 17% 1% 1,462

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 62% 14% 7% 16% 1% 5,525
Once or twice a month 19% 25% 16% 40% < 1% 979
Several times a year 9% 10% 24% 57% 1% 561
Seldom/never 8% 5% 6% 80% < 1% 1,462

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 61% 5% 2% 30% 2% 5,525
Once or twice a month 35% 14% 5% 45% 2% 979
Several times a year 26% 10% 9% 53% 1% 561
Seldom/never 25% 6% 3% 66% 1% 1,462

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 87% 8% 3% 2% 1% 5,525
Once or twice a month 63% 20% 9% 7% 1% 979
Several times a year 52% 20% 17% 10% 1% 561
Seldom/never 47% 18% 13% 21% 1% 1,462

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 54% 15% 9% 20% 2% 5,525
Once or twice a month 40% 21% 14% 25% 1% 979
Several times a year 36% 20% 20% 25% < 1% 561
Seldom/never 35% 15% 15% 34% 1% 1,462

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 73% 3% 19% 2% 2% 5,525
Once or twice a month 51% 8% 35% 3% 3% 979
Several times a year 37% 8% 47% 5% 3% 561
Seldom/never 27% 8% 57% 6% 1% 1,462

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 58% 39% 2% 1% 5,525
Once or twice a month 40% 58% 1% 1% 979
Several times a year 36% 62% 1% 1% 561
Seldom/never 31% 66% 1% 1% 1,462

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 66% 23% 5% 3% 3% 5,525
Once or twice a month 44% 38% 2% 10% 5% 979
Several times a year 36% 42% 3% 13% 6% 561
Seldom/never 31% 40% 3% 21% 6% 1,462

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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 87% 5% 8% 5,525
Once or twice a month 91% 5% 4% 979
Several times a year 91% 4% 5% 561
Seldom/never 87% 8% 5% 1,462

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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 85% 8% 7% 5,525
Once or twice a month 81% 12% 6% 979
Several times a year 82% 12% 6% 561
Seldom/never 72% 20% 8% 1,462

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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% 16% 24% 5,525
Once or twice a month 51% 15% 33% 979
Several times a year 48% 15% 37% 561
Seldom/never 48% 17% 35% 1,462

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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 62% 23% 10% 5% 5,525
Once or twice a month 49% 32% 14% 5% 979
Several times a year 44% 33% 16% 7% 561
Seldom/never 38% 35% 19% 8% 1,462

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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 66% 28% 3% 3% 5,525
Once or twice a month 62% 33% 1% 3% 979
Several times a year 60% 33% 3% 3% 561
Seldom/never 58% 35% 3% 4% 1,462

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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% 36% 4% 2% 5,525
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 4% 1% 979
Several times a year 54% 42% 3% < 1% 561
Seldom/never 54% 40% 3% 2% 1,462

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 24% 73% 4% 5,525
Once or twice a month 43% 53% 3% 979
Several times a year 45% 51% 4% 561
Seldom/never 54% 42% 4% 1,462

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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% 65% 5% 4% 5,525
Once or twice a month 49% 42% 5% 4% 979
Several times a year 50% 41% 6% 3% 561
Seldom/never 57% 35% 4% 4% 1,462

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,525. 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 19% 74% 6% 5,525
Once or twice a month 38% 53% 9% 979
Several times a year 39% 51% 10% 561
Seldom/never 48% 42% 9% 1,462

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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% 43% 3% 4% 5,525
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 2% 2% 979
Several times a year 46% 49% 2% 2% 561
Seldom/never 44% 51% 2% 3% 1,462

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by frequency of reading scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 5,525. 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 6% 21% 2% 66% 5% 5,525
Once or twice a month 12% 34% 3% 48% 3% 979
Several times a year 19% 32% 3% 43% 3% 561
Seldom/never 23% 32% 3% 37% 5% 1,462