Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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
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Alabama 59% 22% 7% 11% 1% 147
Arizona 57% 20% 8% 15% < 1% 183
California 60% 16% 10% 13% 1% 855
Colorado 60% 15% 17% 7% 1% 127
Florida 66% 15% 9% 10% < 1% 524
Georgia 66% 16% 11% 7% 1% 266
Idaho 70% 12% 12% 7% < 1% 106
Illinois 52% 18% 10% 18% 1% 400
Indiana 56% 14% 10% 18% 1% 186
Iowa 57% 26% 6% 10% 1% 119
Kansas 58% 26% 13% 2% < 1% 105
Kentucky 68% 12% 7% 12% 1% 104
Louisiana 69% 16% 8% 8% < 1% 129
Maryland 52% 24% 11% 10% 2% 177
Massachusetts 48% 22% 10% 20% < 1% 154
Michigan 56% 20% 12% 11% 1% 283
Minnesota 57% 26% 8% 8% < 1% 161
Missouri 64% 18% 9% 8% 1% 181
Nebraska 55% 20% 11% 12% 1% 106
New Jersey 62% 17% 10% 11% < 1% 266
New York 56% 17% 12% 14% 1% 507
North Carolina 63% 18% 11% 7% 1% 262
North Dakota 52% 19% 13% 16% < 1% 122
Ohio 61% 13% 16% 9% 1% 366
Oklahoma 57% 19% 5% 19% < 1% 100
Oregon 62% 18% 4% 13% 2% 108
Pennsylvania 55% 21% 12% 11% 1% 401
South Carolina 65% 17% 11% 7% 1% 127
South Dakota 59% 15% 10% 14% 2% 114
Tennessee 66% 17% 6% 11% < 1% 160
Texas 63% 18% 11% 8% < 1% 704
Utah 83% 7% 5% 4% 1% 126
Virginia 56% 21% 14% 10% < 1% 231
Washington 64% 16% 8% 10% 2% 186
Wisconsin 52% 26% 9% 12% < 1% 180

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