Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is very important who read scripture…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area68%13%7%11%< 1%302
Baltimore Metro Area57%17%12%14%< 1%128
Boston Metro Area40%9%12%39%< 1%176
Chicago Metro Area47%15%10%27%1%416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area62%14%7%15%2%418
Detroit Metro Area55%11%9%26%< 1%198
Houston Metro Area61%14%6%18%< 1%303
Los Angeles Metro Area51%15%5%28%1%496
Miami Metro Area54%14%8%24%1%260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area62%9%11%18%< 1%147
New York City Metro Area52%12%8%26%1%822
Philadelphia Metro Area54%13%10%22%< 1%342
Phoenix Metro Area62%10%7%19%2%196
Pittsburgh Metro Area46%8%6%33%7%132
Providence Metro Area45%14%6%35%1%164
Riverside, CA Metro Area58%12%11%19%< 1%198
San Diego Metro Area56%12%12%19%1%160
San Francisco Metro Area48%23%3%25%2%144
Seattle Metro Area52%15%10%23%< 1%131
St. Louis Metro Area52%15%8%24%< 1%153
Tampa Metro Area55%12%9%23%< 1%161
Washington, DC Metro Area51%16%6%27%1%423
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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