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

% of Catholics who read scripture…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area13%10%12%65%< 1%154
Chicago Metro Area16%14%12%58%< 1%276
Los Angeles Metro Area28%13%8%51%< 1%290
Miami Metro Area31%13%8%49%< 1%125
New York City Metro Area24%11%8%55%2%602
Philadelphia Metro Area18%8%11%63%< 1%203
Providence Metro Area16%11%15%57%1%169
Washington, DC Metro Area26%14%7%53%< 1%163
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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