Frequency of reading scripture among Non-Christians by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Non-Christians by frequency of reading scripture

% of Non-Christians who read scripture…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area8%6%13%72%< 1%110
Boston Metro Area4%5%7%84%< 1%218
Chicago Metro Area10%10%7%70%4%246
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area9%13%11%65%1%143
Detroit Metro Area15%9%7%69%< 1%106
Houston Metro Area18%8%7%66%< 1%148
Los Angeles Metro Area10%6%7%76%1%405
Miami Metro Area13%6%7%73%< 1%164
New York City Metro Area17%7%9%67%1%721
Philadelphia Metro Area7%5%3%85%< 1%221
Phoenix Metro Area11%2%7%80%< 1%119
Riverside, CA Metro Area9%7%9%75%< 1%101
San Diego Metro Area2%3%8%86%< 1%102
San Francisco Metro Area6%2%8%84%< 1%273
Seattle Metro Area6%3%7%85%< 1%148
Tampa Metro Area17%10%3%69%1%104
Washington, DC Metro Area12%5%5%77%1%339
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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