Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 69% 14% 4% 12% 1% 314
Alaska 64% 16% 8% 11% 1% 183
Arizona 59% 16% 6% 17% 2% 410
Arkansas 64% 11% 10% 13% 2% 172
California 56% 15% 11% 18% 1% 1,784
Colorado 56% 14% 14% 14% 1% 278
Connecticut 55% 16% 14% 14% 1% 196
Delaware 60% 13% 10% 16% 1% 146
Florida 61% 13% 10% 14% 1% 1,035
Georgia 67% 15% 7% 10% 2% 528
Hawaii 60% 11% 9% 19% 1% 160
Idaho 68% 11% 5% 15% < 1% 209
Illinois 57% 15% 8% 19% 1% 721
Indiana 57% 16% 9% 18% 1% 383
Iowa 59% 14% 11% 14% 1% 201
Kansas 66% 13% 15% 6% < 1% 204
Kentucky 65% 13% 10% 11% 1% 245
Louisiana 62% 13% 6% 17% 2% 262
Maine 54% 13% 8% 21% 4% 180
Maryland 56% 19% 12% 12% 1% 298
Massachusetts 44% 20% 11% 24% 1% 325
Michigan 60% 17% 8% 14% 1% 545
Minnesota 58% 19% 8% 13% 2% 331
Mississippi 73% 11% 5% 9% 2% 178
Missouri 61% 13% 9% 16% 1% 402
Montana 55% 21% 8% 13% 3% 215
Nebraska 61% 18% 6% 14% 1% 202
Nevada 60% 13% 12% 14% < 1% 194
New Hampshire 43% 21% 9% 26% < 1% 180
New Jersey 57% 15% 7% 18% 2% 437
New Mexico 64% 17% 9% 10% 1% 153
New York 50% 14% 11% 24% 1% 882
North Carolina 67% 13% 8% 12% < 1% 559
North Dakota 55% 16% 10% 18% < 1% 233
Ohio 59% 13% 11% 16% 1% 682
Oklahoma 67% 15% 4% 11% 2% 240
Oregon 58% 15% 9% 17% 1% 228
Pennsylvania 57% 17% 10% 15% 1% 793
Rhode Island 59% 11% 13% 15% 1% 155
South Carolina 70% 9% 7% 11% 2% 271
South Dakota 62% 18% 9% 10% 1% 212
Tennessee 76% 8% 5% 10% 2% 407
Texas 64% 14% 9% 12% 1% 1,330
Utah 75% 8% 5% 12% 1% 222
Vermont 50% 17% 14% 19% 1% 143
Virginia 59% 18% 7% 15% 1% 516
Washington 58% 15% 8% 18% 2% 386
West Virginia 63% 15% 5% 13% 4% 188
Wisconsin 53% 17% 11% 19% < 1% 369
Wyoming 60% 9% 10% 19% 1% 230

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