Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never read scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never read scripture by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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 42% 23% 8% 26% < 1% 109
Alaska 40% 20% 13% 25% 1% 166
Arizona 40% 15% 12% 33% 1% 299
California 41% 18% 13% 27% 1% 1,943
Colorado 44% 16% 13% 25% 1% 271
Connecticut 37% 16% 16% 29% 2% 232
Delaware 35% 17% 15% 31% 2% 150
District of Columbia 37% 18% 20% 23% 2% 158
Florida 45% 14% 12% 28% 1% 912
Georgia 39% 22% 15% 22% 2% 300
Hawaii 47% 12% 14% 26% < 1% 165
Idaho 44% 13% 14% 30% < 1% 130
Illinois 39% 19% 11% 30% 1% 638
Indiana 36% 20% 11% 32% 1% 284
Iowa 35% 16% 16% 31% 3% 161
Kansas 38% 19% 23% 19% < 1% 133
Kentucky 38% 18% 11% 32% 1% 162
Louisiana 39% 14% 11% 34% 2% 152
Maine 33% 18% 12% 33% 4% 196
Maryland 37% 21% 13% 28% 1% 303
Massachusetts 35% 19% 13% 32% 2% 476
Michigan 40% 19% 12% 28% 1% 457
Minnesota 41% 21% 12% 24% 1% 276
Missouri 38% 15% 15% 31% 2% 258
Montana 37% 26% 15% 19% 3% 156
Nebraska 45% 19% 7% 26% 2% 152
Nevada 47% 16% 12% 24% 1% 162
New Hampshire 33% 12% 14% 38% 2% 193
New Jersey 43% 17% 13% 26% 2% 498
New Mexico 43% 16% 13% 27% 1% 140
New York 38% 16% 13% 31% 2% 1,103
North Carolina 43% 18% 13% 25% 1% 347
North Dakota 36% 21% 12% 30% 1% 171
Ohio 42% 15% 16% 26% 1% 503
Oklahoma 40% 12% 7% 39% 2% 126
Oregon 36% 21% 10% 33% 1% 226
Pennsylvania 40% 17% 13% 28% 2% 672
Rhode Island 41% 16% 16% 25% 1% 189
South Carolina 40% 14% 17% 28% 1% 151
South Dakota 53% 13% 12% 22% 1% 139
Tennessee 43% 19% 8% 27% 3% 162
Texas 43% 15% 14% 26% 2% 900
Utah 39% 18% 11% 30% 2% 104
Vermont 37% 18% 15% 30% 1% 215
Virginia 37% 19% 13% 28% 2% 359
Washington 38% 16% 17% 28% 1% 375
West Virginia 45% 16% 7% 28% 4% 111
Wisconsin 35% 22% 12% 31% < 1% 324
Wyoming 38% 18% 10% 33% 1% 133

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