Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who read scripture at least once a week by importance of religion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area87%11%< 1%2%< 1%232
Chicago Metro Area86%11%2%1%< 1%225
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area92%8%< 1%< 1%< 1%281
Detroit Metro Area88%11%1%< 1%< 1%125
Houston Metro Area92%4%1%2%< 1%199
Los Angeles Metro Area82%11%5%1%1%316
Miami Metro Area88%7%1%4%< 1%162
New York City Metro Area86%10%1%2%1%455
Philadelphia Metro Area86%12%< 1%2%< 1%198
Phoenix Metro Area88%7%3%< 1%2%148
Riverside, CA Metro Area80%16%1%2%2%138
San Diego Metro Area93%5%< 1%2%< 1%100
Tampa Metro Area86%7%3%3%< 1%106
Washington, DC Metro Area84%13%2%1%1%258
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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