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

% of Mainline Protestants who read scripture…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Georgia41%16%9%34%< 1%146
Iowa29%7%11%53%< 1%102
Maryland29%21%11%39%< 1%128
Minnesota17%11%17%55%< 1%172
Missouri26%15%14%45%< 1%118
New Jersey27%12%7%51%3%124
New York27%11%14%49%< 1%256
North Carolina35%22%11%30%1%231
North Dakota22%13%16%48%1%105
Ohio35%12%7%46%< 1%226
Pennsylvania29%10%15%46%< 1%344
Texas33%12%12%44%< 1%391
Virginia32%17%14%38%< 1%185
Washington33%9%10%47%< 1%108
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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