Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 46% 19% 7% 28% < 1% 147
Arizona 42% 7% 12% 40% < 1% 183
California 37% 15% 9% 39% < 1% 855
Colorado 43% 6% 10% 40% < 1% 127
Florida 38% 15% 11% 36% < 1% 524
Georgia 50% 15% 11% 24% < 1% 266
Idaho 50% 16% 10% 24% < 1% 106
Illinois 29% 16% 13% 42% < 1% 400
Indiana 33% 11% 16% 40% < 1% 186
Iowa 30% 13% 13% 44% < 1% 119
Kansas 34% 13% 10% 43% < 1% 105
Kentucky 43% 11% 8% 39% < 1% 104
Louisiana 43% 15% 9% 32% < 1% 129
Maryland 35% 24% 6% 35% < 1% 177
Massachusetts 22% 10% 12% 55% 1% 154
Michigan 29% 11% 11% 47% 1% 283
Minnesota 30% 9% 18% 43% < 1% 161
Missouri 44% 13% 11% 32% < 1% 181
Nebraska 26% 16% 10% 48% < 1% 106
New Jersey 30% 14% 8% 48% 1% 266
New York 30% 10% 14% 45% < 1% 507
North Carolina 42% 23% 9% 26% < 1% 262
North Dakota 29% 18% 13% 40% < 1% 122
Ohio 39% 12% 8% 40% < 1% 366
Oklahoma 41% 15% 10% 35% < 1% 100
Oregon 44% 8% 8% 39% < 1% 108
Pennsylvania 32% 14% 14% 39% 1% 401
South Carolina 48% 17% 9% 26% 1% 127
South Dakota 25% 13% 12% 50% < 1% 114
Tennessee 53% 9% 12% 24% 3% 160
Texas 42% 15% 14% 29% < 1% 704
Utah 74% 6% 8% 10% 2% 126
Virginia 39% 17% 11% 33% < 1% 231
Washington 38% 17% 8% 37% < 1% 186
Wisconsin 25% 17% 11% 47% < 1% 180

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