Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California

% of adults in California 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 = 3,697. 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 30% 10% 8% 51% 1% 3,697
2007 29% 10% 8% 52% 2% 3,574

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California by religious group

% of adults in California who read scripture…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 28% 14% 9% 48% < 1% 878
Evangelical Protestant 64% 11% 7% 17% 1% 718
Jewish 10% 6% 7% 77% < 1% 125
Mainline Protestant 25% 14% 11% 48% 2% 452
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 5% 8% 81% < 1% 1,042

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,053. 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 18% 36% 28% 17% 1,053
Once or twice a month 30% 38% 20% 12% 324
Several times a year 22% 36% 26% 16% 305
Seldom/never 27% 35% 23% 15% 1,897

Generational cohort among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,053. 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 11% 13% 31% 33% 11% 1% 1,053
Once or twice a month 21% 14% 33% 24% 8% < 1% 324
Several times a year 14% 15% 29% 30% 11% 1% 305
Seldom/never 17% 17% 27% 27% 10% 1% 1,897

Gender composition among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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 38% 62% 1,084
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 327
Several times a year 50% 50% 311
Seldom/never 56% 44% 1,943

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,065. 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 35% 9% 8% 43% 4% 1,065
Once or twice a month 33% 7% 12% 46% 2% 321
Several times a year 40% 7% 18% 31% 4% 303
Seldom/never 51% 3% 16% 27% 3% 1,914

Immigrant status among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,063. 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% 15% 49% 1,063
Once or twice a month 40% 18% 42% 322
Several times a year 35% 17% 49% 306
Seldom/never 29% 19% 52% 1,920

Income distribution among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 906. 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 46% 17% 22% 16% 906
Once or twice a month 45% 19% 21% 15% 293
Several times a year 33% 18% 25% 24% 274
Seldom/never 29% 19% 24% 28% 1,693

Educational distribution among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,072. 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% 14% 9% 1,072
Once or twice a month 49% 31% 13% 7% 327
Several times a year 37% 33% 17% 13% 306
Seldom/never 36% 31% 20% 13% 1,930

Marital status among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,075. 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% 8% 15% 7% 22% 1,075
Once or twice a month 40% 14% 14% 3% 29% 325
Several times a year 51% 8% 10% 5% 26% 310
Seldom/never 43% 10% 12% 5% 31% 1,932

Parent of children under 18 among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,080. 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% 1,080
Once or twice a month 37% 63% 325
Several times a year 27% 73% 310
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,935

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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 83% 13% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,084
Once or twice a month 64% 27% 5% 1% 3% 1% 327
Several times a year 57% 28% 7% < 1% 6% 2% 311
Seldom/never 35% 26% 13% 1% 22% 3% 1,943

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 2% 2% 1% 1,084
Once or twice a month 63% 29% 3% 3% 1% 327
Several times a year 40% 43% 11% 5% 1% 311
Seldom/never 22% 31% 22% 25% < 1% 1,943

Attendance at religious services among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 23% 8% < 1% 1,084
Once or twice a month 31% 54% 15% < 1% 327
Several times a year 16% 57% 27% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 11% 35% 54% < 1% 1,943

Frequency of prayer among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 1,084
Once or twice a month 62% 21% 9% 6% 1% 327
Several times a year 48% 22% 12% 17% 1% 311
Seldom/never 27% 14% 9% 49% < 1% 1,943

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

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 14% 6% 22% 1% 1,084
Once or twice a month 11% 30% 16% 43% < 1% 327
Several times a year 5% 5% 27% 63% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 4% 3% 5% 87% < 1% 1,943

Frequency of meditation among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 6% 2% 24% 3% 1,084
Once or twice a month 43% 16% 5% 35% < 1% 327
Several times a year 31% 14% 14% 39% 1% 311
Seldom/never 27% 10% 5% 58% 1% 1,943

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 8% 3% 3% 1% 1,084
Once or twice a month 63% 22% 9% 4% 2% 327
Several times a year 50% 15% 22% 13% 1% 311
Seldom/never 41% 18% 13% 27% 1% 1,943

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 13% 9% 17% 3% 1,084
Once or twice a month 47% 18% 15% 20% 1% 327
Several times a year 46% 14% 21% 19% 1% 311
Seldom/never 41% 16% 17% 26% 1% 1,943

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 7% 25% 4% 3% 1,084
Once or twice a month 34% 14% 40% 10% 3% 327
Several times a year 19% 18% 48% 13% 2% 311
Seldom/never 10% 16% 55% 16% 2% 1,943

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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 44% 52% 2% 2% 1,084
Once or twice a month 29% 68% 1% 1% 327
Several times a year 23% 75% 1% 1% 311
Seldom/never 21% 76% 1% 1% 1,943

Interpreting scripture among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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 51% 29% 3% 11% 6% 1,084
Once or twice a month 30% 36% 3% 25% 6% 327
Several times a year 21% 25% 3% 42% 9% 311
Seldom/never 11% 18% 1% 61% 9% 1,943

Belief in Heaven among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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% 10% 5% 1,084
Once or twice a month 82% 12% 6% 327
Several times a year 70% 20% 10% 311
Seldom/never 49% 42% 9% 1,943

Belief in Hell among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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 70% 23% 8% 1,084
Once or twice a month 65% 29% 5% 327
Several times a year 54% 33% 13% 311
Seldom/never 36% 56% 8% 1,943

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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 35% 23% 43% 1,084
Once or twice a month 33% 24% 43% 327
Several times a year 33% 17% 50% 311
Seldom/never 26% 19% 55% 1,943

Political ideology among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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 45% 30% 18% 7% 1,084
Once or twice a month 38% 35% 24% 4% 327
Several times a year 31% 35% 31% 3% 311
Seldom/never 21% 37% 37% 6% 1,943

Views about size of government among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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 45% 48% 4% 4% 1,084
Once or twice a month 38% 58% 2% 3% 327
Several times a year 50% 45% 2% 3% 311
Seldom/never 44% 49% 4% 3% 1,943

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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 43% 51% 4% 3% 1,084
Once or twice a month 40% 53% 4% 3% 327
Several times a year 45% 53% 2% 1% 311
Seldom/never 35% 59% 4% 2% 1,943

Views about abortion among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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 33% 62% 5% 1,084
Once or twice a month 47% 50% 3% 327
Several times a year 66% 29% 4% 311
Seldom/never 73% 23% 4% 1,943

Views about homosexuality among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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 45% 47% 5% 4% 1,084
Once or twice a month 69% 21% 4% 6% 327
Several times a year 71% 22% 4% 3% 311
Seldom/never 83% 12% 3% 3% 1,943

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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% 56% 7% 1,084
Once or twice a month 58% 35% 8% 327
Several times a year 62% 30% 8% 311
Seldom/never 78% 17% 5% 1,943

Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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 41% 51% 3% 5% 1,084
Once or twice a month 36% 57% 3% 4% 327
Several times a year 35% 58% 2% 4% 311
Seldom/never 30% 65% 2% 3% 1,943

Views about human evolution among adults in California by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in California 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 = 1,084. 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% 28% 2% 48% 6% 1,084
Once or twice a month 30% 27% 6% 32% 5% 327
Several times a year 40% 29% 6% 20% 5% 311
Seldom/never 57% 16% 4% 19% 3% 1,943