Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by attendance at prayer groups (2014) Switch to: Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,764. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 6% 2% 5% 1% 4,764
Once or twice a month 64% 23% 5% 8% 1% 1,224
Several times a year 45% 17% 22% 15% 1% 878
Seldom/never 31% 12% 9% 47% 1% 2,862

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