Frequency of reading scripture by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who read scripture…

Metro area At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 510. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 46% 12% 8% 34% < 1% 510
Baltimore Metro Area 34% 14% 9% 43% 1% 250
Boston Metro Area 17% 8% 10% 66% < 1% 498
Chicago Metro Area 26% 12% 10% 51% 2% 867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 12% 11% 34% 1% 659
Detroit Metro Area 31% 10% 10% 49% < 1% 374
Houston Metro Area 40% 13% 7% 40% < 1% 514
Los Angeles Metro Area 29% 10% 7% 53% 1% 1,076
Miami Metro Area 35% 11% 8% 47% < 1% 483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 27% 7% 11% 55% < 1% 342
New York City Metro Area 29% 9% 9% 52% 1% 1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area 28% 9% 7% 55% < 1% 722
Phoenix Metro Area 35% 8% 9% 47% 1% 397
Pittsburgh Metro Area 25% 7% 8% 57% 3% 252
Providence Metro Area 19% 8% 9% 62% 2% 351
Riverside, CA Metro Area 38% 11% 10% 40% 1% 373
San Diego Metro Area 31% 9% 10% 49% 1% 321
San Francisco Metro Area 18% 9% 7% 65% 1% 485
Seattle Metro Area 24% 9% 7% 61% < 1% 333
St. Louis Metro Area 33% 10% 10% 46% < 1% 274
Tampa Metro Area 30% 10% 10% 50% 1% 320
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 12% 6% 52% < 1% 913

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