Religious tradition among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Frequency of reading scriptureBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Several times a year4%7%< 1%2%< 1%< 1%3%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%6%1%74%2%162
Seldom/never1%3%1%1%< 1%< 1%3%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%3%< 1%84%1%3,079
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