Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by educational group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,364. 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% 31% 12% 6% 6,364
Once or twice a month 56% 30% 10% 4% 1,053
Several times a year 60% 27% 9% 4% 573
Seldom/never 69% 23% 6% 2% 1,657

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