Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Silent generation by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults in the Silent generation by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults in the Silent generation who attend prayer group…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,993. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 53% 10% 8% 28% 2% 1,993
Word of God; not everything taken literally 27% 7% 12% 53% 1% 1,628
Word of God; other/don't know 32% 6% 10% 49% 2% 239
Not the word of God 6% 3% 5% 85% < 1% 1,608
Other/don't know 19% 8% 8% 63% 2% 521

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