Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by attendance at prayer groups

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

Metro area 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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Atlanta Metro Area 32% 17% 9% 42% < 1% 160
Boston Metro Area 14% 7% 10% 70% < 1% 111
Chicago Metro Area 17% 13% 12% 58% < 1% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 23% 17% 12% 48% < 1% 196
Detroit Metro Area 14% 11% 12% 63% < 1% 103
Houston Metro Area 29% 10% 16% 44% 1% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 25% 13% 11% 50% < 1% 282
Miami Metro Area 35% 14% 11% 40% 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 23% 10% 11% 56% < 1% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 18% 7% 17% 58% 1% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 27% 5% 11% 57% < 1% 121
Providence Metro Area 16% 4% 10% 70% < 1% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 31% 12% 9% 47% < 1% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 25% 10% 15% 51% < 1% 227

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