Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by frequency of reading scripture (2014) Switch to: Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by importance of religion

% of Christians who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,262. 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.
At least once a week 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 11,262
Once or twice a month 71% 26% 2% 1% < 1% 2,896
Several times a year 57% 38% 3% 1% 1% 2,225
Seldom/never 39% 43% 13% 3% < 1% 8,462
Don't know 72% 15% 1% 2% 10% 203

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