Frequency of reading scripture by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,827. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Married 38% 10% 8% 43% 1% 17,827
Living with a partner 22% 11% 8% 58% < 1% 2,128
Divorced/separated 39% 11% 8% 41% 1% 4,752
Widowed 47% 9% 7% 35% 2% 3,218
Never married 28% 11% 8% 52% 1% 6,966

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