Age distribution among who believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among who believe in Hell by age group

% of who believe in Hell who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,946. 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% 34% 29% 20% 8,946
Once or twice a month 28% 35% 23% 14% 2,183
Several times a year 22% 38% 26% 14% 1,616
Seldom/never 25% 34% 26% 14% 5,946
Don't know 17% 24% 18% 41% 123

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