Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say they…

Metro areaBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Atlanta Metro Area93%6%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%232
Chicago Metro Area82%14%< 1%1%2%1%225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area92%7%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%281
Detroit Metro Area94%6%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%125
Houston Metro Area87%10%1%1%< 1%< 1%199
Los Angeles Metro Area82%11%3%1%1%2%316
Miami Metro Area85%10%3%1%1%< 1%162
New York City Metro Area81%15%1%1%< 1%1%455
Philadelphia Metro Area88%10%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%198
Phoenix Metro Area87%12%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%148
Riverside, CA Metro Area86%12%< 1%1%< 1%< 1%138
San Diego Metro Area78%17%1%4%< 1%< 1%100
Tampa Metro Area91%5%1%< 1%3%1%106
Washington, DC Metro Area87%9%1%< 1%1%2%258
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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