Frequency of reading scripture 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 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…

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 54% 16% 11% 19% < 1% 160
Boston Metro Area 19% 13% 11% 57% < 1% 111
Chicago Metro Area 28% 17% 11% 43% < 1% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 46% 14% 12% 28% 1% 196
Detroit Metro Area 22% 9% 12% 57% < 1% 103
Houston Metro Area 37% 17% 16% 30% < 1% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 34% 13% 7% 46% < 1% 282
Miami Metro Area 44% 12% 12% 30% 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 32% 12% 12% 43% 1% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 36% 13% 10% 41% < 1% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 42% 6% 13% 38% < 1% 121
Providence Metro Area 27% 7% 5% 60% 1% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 38% 16% 11% 31% 4% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 20% 8% 34% < 1% 227

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