Frequency of reading scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of reading scripture

% of republicans and Republican leaners who read scripture…

Religious traditionAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Catholic25%12%11%51%< 1%2,926
Evangelical Protestant67%11%6%15%1%5,056
Historically Black Protestant56%18%6%20%< 1%175
Mainline Protestant31%14%11%43%1%2,750
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")9%5%6%80%< 1%1,734
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