Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by frequency of reading scripture

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

Marital status 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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Married 39% 13% 11% 37% < 1% 5,184
Living with a partner 29% 12% 10% 49% < 1% 448
Divorced/separated 39% 13% 12% 36% < 1% 1,180
Widowed 38% 13% 9% 39% 1% 850
Never married 35% 17% 11% 36% < 1% 1,850

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