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

% of Mainline Protestants who read scripture…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Chicago Metro Area20%14%14%49%4%124
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area31%9%11%49%1%110
Los Angeles Metro Area24%18%9%46%2%121
New York City Metro Area32%14%12%42%< 1%162
Philadelphia Metro Area28%9%9%54%< 1%131
Washington, DC Metro Area29%17%9%45%< 1%153
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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