Frequency of reading scripture among adults in New York

% of adults in New York 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 = 1,966. 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 27% 8% 9% 55% 1% 1,966
2007 23% 10% 7% 58% 1% 1,933

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults in New York by religious group

% of adults in New York 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 23% 11% 9% 56% 2% 635
Evangelical Protestant 66% 8% 7% 17% 1% 182
Jewish 15% 7% 11% 64% 3% 166
Mainline Protestant 27% 11% 14% 49% < 1% 256
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 4% 6% 78% 1% 470

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 495. 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 17% 31% 31% 21% 495
Once or twice a month 24% 32% 29% 15% 146
Several times a year 25% 38% 21% 16% 167
Seldom/never 25% 34% 25% 16% 1,079

Generational cohort among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 495. 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% 10% 28% 37% 13% 2% 495
Once or twice a month 15% 14% 27% 32% 11% 1% 146
Several times a year 17% 19% 28% 24% 11% 1% 167
Seldom/never 16% 16% 27% 30% 10% 1% 1,079

Gender composition among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 511. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 61% 511
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 153
Several times a year 50% 50% 169
Seldom/never 51% 49% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 26% 5% 22% 5% 498
Once or twice a month 50% 18% 9% 21% 2% 150
Several times a year 57% 13% 6% 17% 7% 165
Seldom/never 71% 8% 5% 13% 3% 1,089

Immigrant status among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 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 36% 15% 49% 499
Once or twice a month 26% 22% 52% 148
Several times a year 26% 17% 56% 166
Seldom/never 18% 18% 64% 1,088

Income distribution among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York 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 = 416. 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% 19% 24% 10% 416
Once or twice a month 36% 16% 26% 23% 128
Several times a year 34% 18% 28% 20% 149
Seldom/never 26% 19% 30% 24% 942

Educational distribution among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 508. 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% 25% 15% 11% 508
Once or twice a month 43% 31% 14% 13% 153
Several times a year 31% 36% 18% 15% 168
Seldom/never 35% 29% 22% 14% 1,096

Marital status among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 508. 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% 3% 14% 10% 27% 508
Once or twice a month 36% 7% 15% 6% 35% 153
Several times a year 43% 8% 5% 5% 39% 168
Seldom/never 45% 9% 10% 5% 32% 1,097

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

% of adults in New York who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 509. 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 29% 71% 509
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 153
Several times a year 24% 76% 169
Seldom/never 24% 76% 1,101

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 511
Once or twice a month 74% 21% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 153
Several times a year 61% 21% 9% 1% 6% 1% 169
Seldom/never 37% 26% 11% 1% 20% 5% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 511
Once or twice a month 63% 28% 7% 1% 1% 153
Several times a year 43% 41% 11% 4% 1% 169
Seldom/never 23% 34% 18% 25% 1% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 22% 13% < 1% 511
Once or twice a month 36% 47% 16% < 1% 153
Several times a year 22% 60% 17% 1% 169
Seldom/never 12% 34% 54% < 1% 1,103

Frequency of prayer among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 511
Once or twice a month 61% 20% 6% 10% 2% 153
Several times a year 44% 25% 12% 19% 1% 169
Seldom/never 26% 16% 10% 48% < 1% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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 53% 12% 6% 27% 2% 511
Once or twice a month 15% 22% 12% 49% 1% 153
Several times a year 4% 9% 21% 65% < 1% 169
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,103

Frequency of meditation among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 6% 1% 20% 3% 511
Once or twice a month 39% 12% 4% 44% 2% 153
Several times a year 28% 15% 14% 41% 2% 169
Seldom/never 25% 9% 6% 58% 2% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 9% 3% 3% 1% 511
Once or twice a month 46% 33% 10% 10% 2% 153
Several times a year 45% 23% 17% 15% 1% 169
Seldom/never 38% 16% 13% 31% 2% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 11% 8% 17% 3% 511
Once or twice a month 40% 28% 11% 21% < 1% 153
Several times a year 46% 19% 20% 14% 2% 169
Seldom/never 42% 15% 14% 28% 1% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 9% 30% 4% 2% 511
Once or twice a month 28% 17% 48% 3% 3% 153
Several times a year 24% 13% 51% 9% 3% 169
Seldom/never 9% 16% 59% 13% 3% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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 37% 59% 2% 2% 511
Once or twice a month 21% 79% 1% < 1% 153
Several times a year 29% 69% 1% 1% 169
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,103

Interpreting scripture among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 27% 3% 13% 6% 511
Once or twice a month 30% 28% 4% 27% 12% 153
Several times a year 14% 38% 1% 37% 10% 169
Seldom/never 11% 20% 1% 61% 7% 1,103

Belief in Heaven among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 7% 8% 511
Once or twice a month 84% 12% 4% 153
Several times a year 69% 28% 3% 169
Seldom/never 55% 38% 8% 1,103

Belief in Hell among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 23% 8% 511
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 8% 153
Several times a year 47% 47% 6% 169
Seldom/never 38% 53% 9% 1,103

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 20% 48% 511
Once or twice a month 25% 17% 58% 153
Several times a year 27% 17% 57% 169
Seldom/never 26% 20% 54% 1,103

Political ideology among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 28% 21% 8% 511
Once or twice a month 27% 42% 27% 4% 153
Several times a year 25% 36% 34% 5% 169
Seldom/never 23% 35% 36% 5% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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 37% 57% 3% 3% 511
Once or twice a month 32% 56% 5% 7% 153
Several times a year 40% 56% 3% 2% 169
Seldom/never 45% 49% 3% 3% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 54% 6% 1% 511
Once or twice a month 29% 64% 4% 3% 153
Several times a year 32% 63% 3% 3% 169
Seldom/never 40% 54% 5% 2% 1,103

Views about abortion among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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 47% 49% 4% 511
Once or twice a month 55% 41% 4% 153
Several times a year 69% 25% 5% 169
Seldom/never 73% 23% 3% 1,103

Views about homosexuality among adults in New York by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in New York who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 40% 6% 6% 511
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 5% 2% 153
Several times a year 76% 17% 4% 3% 169
Seldom/never 80% 14% 3% 3% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 51% 11% 511
Once or twice a month 65% 31% 4% 153
Several times a year 66% 29% 5% 169
Seldom/never 73% 20% 7% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 58% 2% 5% 511
Once or twice a month 28% 67% 5% < 1% 153
Several times a year 25% 68% 3% 5% 169
Seldom/never 30% 67% 2% 2% 1,103

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

% of adults in New York 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 = 511. 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% 22% 5% 52% 6% 511
Once or twice a month 23% 37% 3% 31% 5% 153
Several times a year 32% 34% 4% 28% 2% 169
Seldom/never 54% 20% 5% 18% 3% 1,103