Frequency of reading scripture by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who read scripture…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area46%12%8%34%< 1%510
Baltimore Metro Area34%14%9%43%1%250
Boston Metro Area17%8%10%66%< 1%498
Chicago Metro Area26%12%10%51%2%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area42%12%11%34%1%659
Detroit Metro Area31%10%10%49%< 1%374
Houston Metro Area40%13%7%40%< 1%514
Los Angeles Metro Area29%10%7%53%1%1,076
Miami Metro Area35%11%8%47%< 1%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area27%7%11%55%< 1%342
New York City Metro Area29%9%9%52%1%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area28%9%7%55%< 1%722
Phoenix Metro Area35%8%9%47%1%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area25%7%8%57%3%252
Providence Metro Area19%8%9%62%2%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area38%11%10%40%1%373
San Diego Metro Area31%9%10%49%1%321
San Francisco Metro Area18%9%7%65%1%485
Seattle Metro Area24%9%7%61%< 1%333
St. Louis Metro Area33%10%10%46%< 1%274
Tampa Metro Area30%10%10%50%1%320
Washington, DC Metro Area30%12%6%52%< 1%913
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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