Parent of children under 18 among who believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among who believe in Hell by parental status

% of who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of reading scriptureParentsNon-parentsSample size
At least once a week32%68%9,107
Once or twice a month33%67%2,212
Several times a year32%68%1,634
Don't know16%84%133
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.

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