Attendance at religious services among adults ages 65 and older by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among adults ages 65 and older by religious attendance

% of adults ages 65 and older who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scriptureAt least once a weekOnce or twice a month/a few times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
At least once a week77%14%7%1%3,702
Once or twice a month48%38%14%< 1%815
Several times a year34%45%19%1%694
Seldom/never21%30%49%< 1%3,984
Don't know47%27%12%14%132
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