Religious tradition among men by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among men by religious group

% of men who are…

Frequency of reading scriptureBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
At least once a week< 1%14%46%< 1%10%2%1%11%4%2%1%< 1%1%< 1%7%< 1%5,263
Once or twice a month1%21%30%1%7%< 1%2%19%1%2%1%< 1%1%1%15%< 1%1,736
Several times a year1%24%22%2%5%< 1%2%19%< 1%1%1%1%2%< 1%18%1%1,528
Seldom/never1%22%10%1%2%< 1%2%13%< 1%1%< 1%< 1%2%< 1%43%1%8,846
Don't know< 1%15%16%2%8%1%2%18%2%3%< 1%3%3%< 1%11%16%141
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