Party affiliation 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 political party

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who identify as…

Religious tradition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Buddhist 21% 19% 60% 147
Catholic 37% 18% 45% 3,807
Evangelical Protestant 48% 17% 35% 1,462
Hindu 12% 27% 61% 120
Historically Black Protestant 11% 9% 80% 308
Jewish 19% 8% 74% 580
Mainline Protestant 43% 15% 41% 2,641
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 21% 55% 6,116

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