Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by parental status

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 17% 83% 146
Catholic 28% 72% 3,792
Evangelical Protestant 29% 71% 1,459
Hindu 31% 69% 120
Historically Black Protestant 32% 68% 307
Jewish 24% 76% 580
Mainline Protestant 26% 74% 2,634
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 75% 6,097

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