Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Pennsylvania

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 1,366. 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 31% 8% 10% 50% 1% 1,366
2007 30% 11% 8% 50% 1% 1,896

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Pennsylvania by religious group

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 18% 10% 13% 59% 1% 355
Evangelical Protestant 69% 11% 8% 12% 1% 248
Mainline Protestant 29% 10% 15% 46% < 1% 344
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 243

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 422. 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% 33% 27% 26% 422
Once or twice a month 19% 38% 26% 16% 114
Several times a year 14% 25% 39% 22% 136
Seldom/never 27% 32% 26% 16% 668

Generational cohort among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 422. 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% 12% 27% 32% 19% 2% 422
Once or twice a month 10% 13% 34% 30% 12% < 1% 114
Several times a year 10% 8% 22% 46% 13% 2% 136
Seldom/never 19% 14% 25% 31% 10% 1% 668

Gender composition among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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% 59% 432
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 115
Several times a year 44% 56% 138
Seldom/never 54% 46% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 424. 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% 2% 4% 3% 424
Once or twice a month 77% 9% 2% 11% 1% 113
Several times a year 83% 7% < 1% 7% 3% 135
Seldom/never 86% 6% 2% 4% 1% 669

Immigrant status among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 424. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 7% 6% 87% 424
Once or twice a month 8% 3% 89% 115
Several times a year 4% 10% 87% 134
Seldom/never 6% 8% 86% 663

Income distribution among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 363. 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% 25% 21% 11% 363
Once or twice a month 32% 30% 24% 14% 100
Several times a year 46% 17% 22% 15% 120
Seldom/never 28% 18% 27% 26% 572

Educational distribution among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 431. 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% 28% 12% 10% 431
Once or twice a month 44% 29% 14% 13% 115
Several times a year 53% 25% 13% 9% 137
Seldom/never 41% 26% 20% 12% 670

Marital status among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 431. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 5% 9% 11% 20% 431
Once or twice a month 51% 6% 7% 8% 29% 114
Several times a year 51% 4% 12% 14% 19% 138
Seldom/never 47% 9% 11% 5% 28% 667

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 431. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 431
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 114
Several times a year 25% 75% 138
Seldom/never 26% 74% 670

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 432
Once or twice a month 74% 18% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 115
Several times a year 70% 20% 4% 2% 1% 4% 138
Seldom/never 38% 30% 8% 1% 19% 3% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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 91% 6% 1% 1% 1% 432
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 3% 4% < 1% 115
Several times a year 57% 34% 7% 2% < 1% 138
Seldom/never 22% 35% 21% 21% 1% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 21% 8% 1% 432
Once or twice a month 27% 55% 17% 1% 115
Several times a year 24% 56% 20% < 1% 138
Seldom/never 14% 36% 50% < 1% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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 90% 8% < 1% 1% 1% 432
Once or twice a month 69% 21% 1% 8% 1% 115
Several times a year 55% 23% 14% 8% < 1% 138
Seldom/never 28% 19% 8% 44% < 1% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 11% 24% < 1% 432
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 16% 54% < 1% 115
Several times a year 16% 5% 17% 62% < 1% 138
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 6% 2% 28% 2% 432
Once or twice a month 34% 16% 1% 48% 1% 115
Several times a year 25% 14% 13% 47% 1% 138
Seldom/never 25% 7% 5% 62% 1% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 4% 3% 1% 432
Once or twice a month 47% 30% 12% 9% 1% 115
Several times a year 45% 17% 22% 15% 1% 138
Seldom/never 40% 17% 13% 28% 2% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 18% 7% 17% 1% 432
Once or twice a month 46% 23% 13% 17% 1% 115
Several times a year 39% 16% 21% 24% 1% 138
Seldom/never 37% 19% 14% 29% < 1% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 6% 20% 5% 1% 432
Once or twice a month 36% 9% 44% 6% 5% 115
Several times a year 26% 9% 56% 7% 3% 138
Seldom/never 13% 10% 59% 16% 2% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 45% 1% 1% 432
Once or twice a month 40% 59% 1% 1% 115
Several times a year 27% 72% 1% < 1% 138
Seldom/never 26% 72% 1% 1% 672

Interpreting scripture among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 28% 4% 7% 6% 432
Once or twice a month 34% 47% 2% 13% 5% 115
Several times a year 31% 40% 2% 26% 2% 138
Seldom/never 12% 22% 1% 57% 7% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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% 7% 7% 432
Once or twice a month 84% 13% 4% 115
Several times a year 82% 11% 8% 138
Seldom/never 59% 34% 7% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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% 8% 432
Once or twice a month 72% 21% 6% 115
Several times a year 63% 31% 6% 138
Seldom/never 42% 51% 8% 672

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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% 15% 37% 432
Once or twice a month 43% 10% 47% 115
Several times a year 38% 13% 49% 138
Seldom/never 33% 16% 51% 672

Political ideology among adults in Pennsylvania by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in Pennsylvania who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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% 24% 15% 9% 432
Once or twice a month 28% 43% 22% 6% 115
Several times a year 39% 32% 21% 8% 138
Seldom/never 26% 39% 28% 7% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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% 31% 3% 4% 432
Once or twice a month 55% 39% 5% < 1% 115
Several times a year 53% 41% 1% 5% 138
Seldom/never 53% 40% 2% 5% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 42% 4% 3% 432
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 4% 1% 115
Several times a year 41% 53% 6% < 1% 138
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 2% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 65% 4% 432
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 5% 115
Several times a year 59% 38% 3% 138
Seldom/never 64% 31% 5% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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% 50% 5% 5% 432
Once or twice a month 54% 33% 9% 4% 115
Several times a year 58% 37% 2% 3% 138
Seldom/never 80% 15% 3% 2% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 432. 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 28% 62% 10% 432
Once or twice a month 50% 39% 12% 115
Several times a year 54% 38% 8% 138
Seldom/never 71% 21% 8% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 47% 3% 2% 432
Once or twice a month 41% 53% 6% < 1% 115
Several times a year 46% 52% < 1% 2% 138
Seldom/never 34% 62% 2% 2% 672

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

% of adults in Pennsylvania 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 = 432. 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% 20% 3% 61% 4% 432
Once or twice a month 22% 35% 5% 36% 2% 115
Several times a year 26% 35% 3% 32% 3% 138
Seldom/never 51% 21% 3% 21% 4% 672