Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Buddhist 48% 3% 33% 12% 5% 146
Catholic 66% 2% 3% 28% 1% 3,772
Evangelical Protestant 80% 3% 2% 8% 6% 1,450
Hindu < 1% < 1% 98% < 1% 2% 120
Historically Black Protestant 2% 93% < 1% 5% 1% 308
Jewish 93% < 1% 2% 3% 2% 577
Mainline Protestant 91% 2% 1% 4% 3% 2,612
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 74% 6% 5% 11% 4% 6,025

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