Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who do not believe in God who read scripture…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
California1%2%4%92%< 1%507
Florida3%3%3%91%< 1%203
Illinois5%1%3%90%< 1%119
Massachusetts2%4%8%86%< 1%128
New York3%1%4%91%< 1%244
Pennsylvania2%2%1%95%< 1%120
Texas1%4%8%87%< 1%160
Washington3%3%4%90%< 1%104
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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