Frequency of reading scripture among blacks by state (2014) Switch to: State among blacks by frequency of reading scripture

% of blacks who read scripture…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Alabama60%11%5%24%< 1%105
District of Columbia48%13%9%30%< 1%119
Florida58%15%8%18%< 1%227
Georgia58%14%6%21%< 1%251
Maryland52%12%8%28%< 1%156
Michigan52%9%9%30%< 1%123
Mississippi63%12%3%21%< 1%103
New York50%11%8%30%1%240
North Carolina51%17%9%21%2%183
Ohio50%22%11%17%< 1%102
South Carolina64%9%1%26%< 1%112
Texas56%14%10%20%< 1%263
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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