Frequency of reading scripture among parents by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among parents by frequency of reading scripture

% of parents who read scripture…

Sources of guidance on right and wrongAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Religion67%11%6%15%< 1%2,909
Philosophy/reason23%13%12%52%< 1%874
Common sense22%11%10%56%< 1%3,577
Science15%8%9%68%< 1%807
Don't know40%15%7%35%3%199
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.

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never