Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 68% 12% 7% 12% 2% 245
Arizona 66% 14% 3% 17% < 1% 172
Arkansas 67% 13% 5% 15% < 1% 135
California 59% 11% 7% 22% 1% 822
Colorado 62% 7% 7% 24% < 1% 106
Florida 62% 12% 7% 17% 1% 562
Georgia 71% 11% 4% 14% < 1% 379
Illinois 58% 10% 7% 23% 2% 320
Indiana 59% 11% 5% 25% < 1% 234
Kentucky 63% 8% 8% 18% 2% 183
Louisiana 70% 10% 5% 13% 1% 186
Maryland 63% 10% 10% 17% < 1% 154
Michigan 61% 11% 6% 20% 1% 278
Minnesota 60% 10% 11% 19% < 1% 126
Mississippi 69% 12% 5% 14% < 1% 169
Missouri 63% 12% 6% 18% < 1% 186
New Jersey 60% 10% 8% 22% < 1% 171
New York 57% 10% 5% 25% 2% 400
North Carolina 66% 14% 6% 13% 2% 352
Ohio 58% 11% 6% 24% 1% 336
Oklahoma 71% 12% 4% 12% < 1% 152
Pennsylvania 59% 10% 11% 21% < 1% 368
South Carolina 70% 10% 5% 13% 1% 230
Tennessee 74% 9% 4% 11% 1% 297
Texas 65% 11% 4% 19% 1% 935
Virginia 73% 8% 3% 15% 1% 262
Washington 63% 13% 9% 15% < 1% 145
West Virginia 65% 18% 4% 13% < 1% 134
Wisconsin 46% 10% 10% 33% 1% 158

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