Belief in God among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 190. 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 69% 18% 4% 2% 5% 1% 190
Alaska 41% 31% 7% 1% 17% 4% 211
Arizona 49% 21% 9% < 1% 17% 4% 388
Arkansas 62% 23% 3% < 1% 9% 3% 129
California 41% 25% 11% 1% 19% 3% 2,338
Colorado 41% 28% 10% 2% 15% 4% 319
Connecticut 46% 28% 6% 1% 14% 4% 265
Delaware 50% 28% 10% < 1% 10% 3% 181
District of Columbia 37% 25% 11% 1% 22% 4% 197
Florida 51% 23% 6% 1% 16% 3% 1,213
Georgia 56% 21% 8% < 1% 12% 3% 455
Hawaii 48% 21% 12% 1% 15% 3% 192
Idaho 48% 21% 8% < 1% 17% 6% 171
Illinois 48% 26% 8% < 1% 13% 4% 823
Indiana 49% 24% 6% < 1% 17% 3% 344
Iowa 52% 22% 8% 2% 14% 3% 202
Kansas 49% 30% 4% 1% 13% 3% 163
Kentucky 55% 21% 4% < 1% 16% 4% 209
Louisiana 55% 25% 5% 1% 12% 2% 212
Maine 38% 33% 7% < 1% 20% 3% 239
Maryland 48% 25% 6% < 1% 17% 4% 398
Massachusetts 31% 28% 13% 1% 22% 4% 542
Michigan 49% 28% 6% < 1% 13% 3% 589
Minnesota 42% 31% 9% < 1% 14% 4% 346
Mississippi 66% 12% 6% < 1% 12% 4% 100
Missouri 56% 24% 8% < 1% 9% 2% 369
Montana 54% 24% 8% < 1% 12% 2% 198
Nebraska 60% 20% 4% < 1% 14% 3% 169
Nevada 42% 25% 9% 1% 20% 4% 198
New Hampshire 31% 29% 10% 1% 21% 7% 219
New Jersey 48% 27% 8% < 1% 13% 3% 559
New Mexico 43% 27% 7% < 1% 20% 3% 190
New York 45% 24% 9% 1% 17% 4% 1,319
North Carolina 55% 23% 4% < 1% 15% 3% 497
North Dakota 50% 30% 5% < 1% 12% 3% 210
Ohio 53% 25% 6% 1% 12% 3% 643
Oklahoma 52% 27% 6% < 1% 14% 1% 178
Oregon 40% 22% 10% < 1% 21% 6% 272
Pennsylvania 45% 28% 7% 1% 15% 2% 845
Rhode Island 48% 22% 6% < 1% 17% 7% 213
South Carolina 56% 25% 4% < 1% 12% 3% 209
South Dakota 59% 23% 6% < 1% 12% 1% 182
Tennessee 60% 21% 8% 1% 8% 1% 257
Texas 54% 24% 7% 1% 12% 2% 1,244
Utah 33% 26% 18% 2% 15% 6% 122
Vermont 30% 29% 7% < 1% 27% 7% 241
Virginia 50% 25% 8% 1% 13% 3% 484
Washington 38% 27% 11% 1% 20% 3% 446
West Virginia 57% 21% 6% 1% 11% 4% 145
Wisconsin 45% 27% 8% < 1% 17% 2% 387
Wyoming 51% 23% 11% 1% 9% 5% 183

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