Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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
Sample size = 286. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 45% 12% 7% 35% < 1% 286
Baltimore Metro Area 31% 15% 13% 40% 1% 124
Boston Metro Area 12% 9% 11% 68% < 1% 245
Chicago Metro Area 26% 13% 8% 51% 1% 436
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 12% 13% 32% < 1% 360
Detroit Metro Area 31% 9% 8% 52% 1% 198
Houston Metro Area 37% 16% 5% 42% < 1% 288
Los Angeles Metro Area 27% 9% 8% 55% 1% 496
Miami Metro Area 33% 12% 9% 46% < 1% 192
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 30% 6% 13% 50% 1% 196
New York City Metro Area 24% 8% 9% 58% 1% 729
Philadelphia Metro Area 23% 7% 6% 64% < 1% 364
Phoenix Metro Area 38% 7% 11% 42% 2% 259
Pittsburgh Metro Area 24% 11% 9% 50% 6% 144
Providence Metro Area 23% 6% 8% 60% 3% 184
Riverside, CA Metro Area 37% 9% 11% 42% 1% 184
San Diego Metro Area 34% 9% 11% 45% 1% 156
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 5% 8% 68% < 1% 174
Seattle Metro Area 27% 11% 6% 56% < 1% 162
St. Louis Metro Area 41% 4% 11% 45% 1% 151
Tampa Metro Area 33% 7% 8% 52% < 1% 162
Washington, DC Metro Area 31% 11% 5% 52% 1% 375

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