Frequency of reading scripture among blacks by state (2014) Switch to: State among blacks by frequency of reading scripture

% of blacks who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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.
Alabama 60% 11% 5% 24% < 1% 105
California 48% 12% 10% 28% 2% 206
District of Columbia 48% 13% 9% 30% < 1% 119
Florida 58% 15% 8% 18% < 1% 227
Georgia 58% 14% 6% 21% < 1% 251
Illinois 42% 16% 8% 32% 2% 156
Louisiana 67% 14% 5% 12% 2% 119
Maryland 52% 12% 8% 28% < 1% 156
Michigan 52% 9% 9% 30% < 1% 123
Mississippi 63% 12% 3% 21% < 1% 103
New York 50% 11% 8% 30% 1% 240
North Carolina 51% 17% 9% 21% 2% 183
Ohio 50% 22% 11% 17% < 1% 102
Pennsylvania 53% 8% 7% 30% 1% 112
South Carolina 64% 9% 1% 26% < 1% 112
Texas 56% 14% 10% 20% < 1% 263
Virginia 56% 18% 6% 18% 2% 119

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