Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is very important who read scripture…

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 68% 13% 7% 11% < 1% 302
Baltimore Metro Area 57% 17% 12% 14% < 1% 128
Boston Metro Area 40% 9% 12% 39% < 1% 176
Chicago Metro Area 47% 15% 10% 27% 1% 416
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 62% 14% 7% 15% 2% 418
Detroit Metro Area 55% 11% 9% 26% < 1% 198
Houston Metro Area 61% 14% 6% 18% < 1% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 51% 15% 5% 28% 1% 496
Miami Metro Area 54% 14% 8% 24% 1% 260
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 62% 9% 11% 18% < 1% 147
New York City Metro Area 52% 12% 8% 26% 1% 822
Philadelphia Metro Area 54% 13% 10% 22% < 1% 342
Phoenix Metro Area 62% 10% 7% 19% 2% 196
Pittsburgh Metro Area 46% 8% 6% 33% 7% 132
Providence Metro Area 45% 14% 6% 35% 1% 164
Riverside, CA Metro Area 58% 12% 11% 19% < 1% 198
San Diego Metro Area 56% 12% 12% 19% 1% 160
San Francisco Metro Area 48% 23% 3% 25% 2% 144
Seattle Metro Area 52% 15% 10% 23% < 1% 131
St. Louis Metro Area 52% 15% 8% 24% < 1% 153
Tampa Metro Area 55% 12% 9% 23% < 1% 161
Washington, DC Metro Area 51% 16% 6% 27% 1% 423

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