Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 52% 23% 7% 16% 2% 180
Alaska 45% 22% 12% 20% 1% 146
Arizona 49% 15% 11% 24% 1% 286
Arkansas 55% 10% 10% 22% 3% 114
California 45% 19% 13% 21% 2% 1,596
Colorado 42% 14% 22% 18% 3% 209
Connecticut 46% 17% 14% 22% 1% 197
Delaware 44% 19% 12% 25% < 1% 141
District of Columbia 45% 17% 18% 17% 3% 118
Florida 54% 14% 12% 19% 2% 933
Georgia 49% 18% 13% 16% 3% 360
Hawaii 58% 10% 10% 22% 1% 158
Idaho 49% 14% 14% 23% < 1% 150
Illinois 47% 17% 10% 25% 2% 596
Indiana 45% 19% 9% 25% 1% 282
Iowa 40% 20% 17% 21% 2% 148
Kansas 44% 24% 15% 15% 1% 139
Kentucky 50% 14% 11% 23% 2% 175
Louisiana 59% 15% 5% 20% 2% 172
Maine 41% 17% 12% 26% 4% 167
Maryland 45% 21% 13% 20% < 1% 282
Massachusetts 43% 18% 11% 27% 1% 366
Michigan 48% 19% 10% 21% 1% 447
Minnesota 48% 21% 10% 19% 1% 261
Missouri 49% 18% 10% 22% 1% 267
Montana 40% 27% 12% 18% 3% 138
Nebraska 52% 16% 8% 24% < 1% 134
Nevada 53% 17% 11% 19% 1% 162
New Hampshire 40% 15% 16% 29% < 1% 168
New Jersey 52% 14% 12% 20% 1% 421
New Mexico 53% 23% 10% 13% < 1% 115
New York 45% 16% 13% 25% 1% 935
North Carolina 58% 15% 12% 15% 1% 391
North Dakota 41% 16% 12% 30% < 1% 160
Ohio 45% 17% 16% 21% 1% 527
Oklahoma 51% 20% 5% 24% 1% 163
Oregon 46% 20% 11% 22% 1% 185
Pennsylvania 45% 17% 13% 25% < 1% 590
Rhode Island 46% 19% 12% 23% 1% 156
South Carolina 58% 17% 8% 15% 1% 177
South Dakota 51% 18% 13% 16% 2% 140
Tennessee 57% 16% 7% 17% 3% 231
Texas 54% 16% 11% 17% 2% 953
Utah 47% 15% 12% 23% 2% 119
Vermont 45% 17% 11% 26% 1% 162
Virginia 48% 21% 10% 20% 1% 350
Washington 42% 14% 15% 28% 2% 308
West Virginia 63% 15% 4% 18% < 1% 125
Wisconsin 39% 20% 11% 30% < 1% 267
Wyoming 52% 10% 8% 30% 1% 125

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