Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Illinois

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 1,326. 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% 11% 10% 49% 1% 1,326
2007 28% 10% 9% 51% 1% 1,340

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Illinois by religious group

% of adults in Illinois 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 20% 13% 11% 55% 1% 356
Evangelical Protestant 59% 12% 10% 18% 1% 272
Mainline Protestant 32% 11% 14% 41% 2% 241
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 7% 5% 80% 3% 256

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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 15% 36% 28% 21% 400
Once or twice a month 26% 40% 16% 18% 141
Several times a year 20% 33% 29% 17% 114
Seldom/never 26% 34% 27% 14% 628

Generational cohort among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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% 14% 28% 33% 15% 2% 400
Once or twice a month 18% 11% 36% 18% 14% 2% 141
Several times a year 17% 7% 29% 31% 14% 1% 114
Seldom/never 18% 15% 27% 31% 8% 1% 628

Gender composition among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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% 57% 409
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 143
Several times a year 45% 55% 118
Seldom/never 52% 48% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 398. 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% 20% 2% 15% 4% 398
Once or twice a month 64% 21% 1% 15% < 1% 140
Several times a year 66% 11% 5% 13% 5% 117
Seldom/never 72% 9% 4% 14% 2% 631

Immigrant status among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 405. 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 12% 9% 79% 405
Once or twice a month 16% 11% 74% 142
Several times a year 13% 11% 76% 114
Seldom/never 13% 14% 73% 630

Income distribution among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 350. 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% 21% 28% 14% 350
Once or twice a month 33% 19% 30% 18% 123
Seldom/never 30% 19% 28% 23% 551

Educational distribution among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 407. 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 40% 34% 17% 9% 407
Once or twice a month 48% 24% 13% 15% 143
Several times a year 36% 39% 14% 11% 117
Seldom/never 36% 30% 22% 12% 633

Marital status among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 405. 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% 4% 14% 9% 22% 405
Once or twice a month 43% 9% 10% 6% 32% 143
Several times a year 53% 6% 10% 4% 27% 117
Seldom/never 46% 8% 9% 4% 33% 634

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

% of adults in Illinois who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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 32% 68% 408
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 142
Several times a year 27% 73% 118
Seldom/never 24% 76% 638

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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 86% 10% 1% 1% 2% 1% 409
Once or twice a month 76% 18% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 143
Several times a year 57% 36% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 118
Seldom/never 42% 28% 10% < 1% 16% 4% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 9% 2% 1% < 1% 409
Once or twice a month 66% 27% 5% 1% < 1% 143
Several times a year 52% 42% 6% 1% < 1% 118
Seldom/never 24% 34% 22% 19% < 1% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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 68% 20% 12% 1% 409
Once or twice a month 47% 38% 14% < 1% 143
Several times a year 28% 52% 19% < 1% 118
Seldom/never 11% 37% 51% < 1% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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% 8% 1% 3% < 1% 409
Once or twice a month 59% 29% 9% 4% < 1% 143
Several times a year 49% 23% 12% 16% 1% 118
Seldom/never 26% 21% 10% 41% 1% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 18% 9% 23% < 1% 409
Once or twice a month 28% 17% 14% 41% < 1% 143
Several times a year 3% 10% 30% 56% 1% 118
Seldom/never 2% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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 64% 5% 3% 27% 1% 409
Once or twice a month 41% 19% 7% 33% 1% 143
Several times a year 32% 11% 13% 41% 4% 118
Seldom/never 28% 6% 4% 61% 1% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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 77% 13% 3% 7% 1% 409
Once or twice a month 65% 10% 14% 8% 1% 143
Several times a year 51% 24% 11% 13% < 1% 118
Seldom/never 39% 19% 11% 30% 1% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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 52% 13% 12% 20% 3% 409
Once or twice a month 51% 15% 16% 16% 2% 143
Several times a year 47% 21% 17% 15% < 1% 118
Seldom/never 37% 15% 15% 32% 1% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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 56% 7% 28% 6% 2% 409
Once or twice a month 27% 16% 45% 10% 2% 143
Several times a year 23% 10% 52% 12% 4% 118
Seldom/never 13% 14% 57% 14% 2% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 52% 2% 1% 409
Once or twice a month 29% 69% 1% 1% 143
Several times a year 21% 78% 1% < 1% 118
Seldom/never 22% 76% 1% 1% 638

Interpreting scripture among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 30% 4% 10% 6% 409
Once or twice a month 25% 46% 2% 23% 4% 143
Several times a year 20% 42% 3% 24% 11% 118
Seldom/never 12% 27% 1% 53% 7% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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% 8% 409
Once or twice a month 83% 9% 8% 143
Several times a year 77% 19% 4% 118
Seldom/never 60% 32% 8% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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 75% 16% 9% 409
Once or twice a month 67% 23% 10% 143
Several times a year 65% 28% 7% 118
Seldom/never 41% 50% 9% 638

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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% 16% 41% 409
Once or twice a month 37% 20% 43% 143
Several times a year 23% 23% 54% 118
Seldom/never 28% 20% 52% 638

Political ideology among adults in Illinois by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Illinois who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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% 31% 19% 7% 409
Once or twice a month 36% 37% 22% 5% 143
Several times a year 27% 41% 25% 7% 118
Seldom/never 25% 36% 34% 6% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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% 39% 3% 3% 409
Once or twice a month 53% 39% 4% 4% 143
Several times a year 39% 51% 4% 6% 118
Seldom/never 51% 44% 3% 2% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 6% 2% 409
Once or twice a month 46% 50% 2% 2% 143
Several times a year 43% 54% 2% 1% 118
Seldom/never 40% 56% 2% 2% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 63% 3% 409
Once or twice a month 54% 44% 1% 143
Several times a year 51% 42% 7% 118
Seldom/never 71% 27% 2% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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 40% 51% 5% 4% 409
Once or twice a month 63% 24% 9% 4% 143
Several times a year 67% 29% 2% 2% 118
Seldom/never 79% 16% 2% 3% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 409. 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% 56% 9% 409
Once or twice a month 57% 31% 12% 143
Several times a year 60% 32% 8% 118
Seldom/never 73% 21% 6% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 52% 2% 3% 409
Once or twice a month 39% 58% 1% 2% 143
Several times a year 33% 65% 1% 1% 118
Seldom/never 34% 61% 2% 2% 638

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

% of adults in Illinois 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 = 409. 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% 28% 2% 47% 5% 409
Once or twice a month 20% 34% 2% 40% 5% 143
Several times a year 29% 33% 3% 32% 4% 118
Seldom/never 54% 22% 4% 18% 2% 638