Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who read scripture…

Religious traditionAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Catholic26%14%7%53%< 1%163
Evangelical Protestant59%17%4%20%< 1%113
Historically Black Protestant47%17%7%30%< 1%112
Mainline Protestant29%17%9%45%< 1%153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")10%4%4%81%< 1%232
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