U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

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Q42B

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

How often do you read scripture outside of religious services - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) At least once a week
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Several times a year
  4) Seldom
  5) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At least once a week 30.7% 30.7%
Once or twice a month 8.2% 38.9%
Several times a year 8.4% 47.3%
Seldom 21.8% 69.1%
Never 29.2% 98.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.7% 100%
Total N = 401

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 24.5% 36.8% 30.7%
Once or twice a month 7.7% 8.6% 8.2%
Several times a year 9.2% 7.7% 8.4%
Seldom 24.9% 18.7% 21.8%
Never 30.3% 28.2% 29.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.4% 0.0% 1.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
401


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
At least once a week 37.0% 27.9% 29.2% 30.7%
Once or twice a month 9.4% 10.4% 4.9% 8.0%
Several times a year 10.9% 7.1% 9.7% 9.1%
Seldom 17.2% 27.1% 20.5% 22.0%
Never 25.0% 24.9% 34.4% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.5% 2.6% 1.4% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
363



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