Attendance at religious services among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious attendance

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 32% 43% 25% < 1% 180
Alaska 14% 39% 47% < 1% 146
Arizona 24% 35% 40% 1% 286
Arkansas 21% 45% 33% 1% 114
California 19% 39% 42% < 1% 1,596
Colorado 17% 39% 44% < 1% 209
Connecticut 14% 38% 47% 1% 197
Delaware 21% 34% 43% 2% 141
District of Columbia 18% 37% 45% < 1% 118
Florida 23% 37% 40% < 1% 933
Georgia 22% 43% 35% 1% 360
Hawaii 24% 38% 38% < 1% 158
Idaho 14% 36% 48% 2% 150
Illinois 23% 37% 39% 1% 596
Indiana 21% 43% 36% < 1% 282
Iowa 17% 43% 40% < 1% 148
Kansas 20% 43% 37% < 1% 139
Kentucky 18% 42% 40% < 1% 175
Louisiana 38% 36% 27% < 1% 172
Maine 11% 31% 57% 1% 167
Maryland 16% 41% 43% < 1% 282
Massachusetts 17% 32% 51% < 1% 366
Michigan 19% 38% 43% < 1% 447
Minnesota 22% 41% 37% < 1% 261
Missouri 18% 44% 38% < 1% 267
Montana 11% 39% 50% < 1% 138
Nebraska 22% 36% 43% < 1% 134
Nevada 19% 38% 42% 1% 162
New Hampshire 16% 27% 57% < 1% 168
New Jersey 22% 45% 32% 1% 421
New Mexico 23% 36% 42% < 1% 115
New York 18% 39% 43% < 1% 935
North Carolina 22% 47% 30% 1% 391
North Dakota 18% 39% 42% 1% 160
Ohio 24% 38% 38% < 1% 527
Oklahoma 34% 38% 28% < 1% 163
Oregon 15% 43% 42% 1% 185
Pennsylvania 17% 41% 41% 1% 590
Rhode Island 28% 27% 44% < 1% 156
South Carolina 34% 35% 30% < 1% 177
South Dakota 25% 39% 35% < 1% 140
Tennessee 33% 30% 36% 1% 231
Texas 26% 39% 35% < 1% 953
Utah 24% 23% 52% < 1% 119
Vermont 16% 31% 54% < 1% 162
Virginia 30% 40% 30% < 1% 350
Washington 12% 36% 50% 1% 308
West Virginia 25% 44% 31% < 1% 125
Wisconsin 17% 43% 40% < 1% 267
Wyoming 21% 34% 44% < 1% 125

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