Importance of religion in one's life among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by importance of religion

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scriptureVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
At least once a week89%9%< 1%1%1%640
Once or twice a month66%30%4%< 1%< 1%229
Several times a year47%50%2%1%< 1%175
Seldom/never33%48%16%4%< 1%582
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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