Frequency of reading scripture among 50-64 year olds by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among 50-64 year olds by frequency of reading scripture

% of 50-64 year olds who read scripture…

Religious traditionAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Catholic24%12%9%54%< 1%2,277
Evangelical Protestant65%10%7%18%< 1%2,758
Historically Black Protestant65%10%7%18%2%622
Mainline Protestant31%13%11%44%< 1%1,819
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")10%4%6%79%< 1%1,838
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