Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe by state (2014) Switch to: State by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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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 41% 13% 10% 34% 2% 511
Alaska 48% 13% 16% 22% 2% 310
Arizona 53% 14% 11% 22% 1% 653
Arkansas 44% 16% 11% 28% 1% 311
California 47% 15% 14% 22% 2% 3,697
Colorado 47% 16% 14% 20% 3% 504
Connecticut 41% 18% 13% 26% 1% 377
Delaware 37% 21% 11% 29% 1% 301
District of Columbia 46% 14% 15% 23% 2% 303
Florida 46% 15% 12% 25% 2% 2,020
Georgia 46% 16% 10% 27% 2% 968
Hawaii 44% 19% 12% 23% 2% 312
Idaho 47% 14% 11% 27% < 1% 320
Illinois 44% 15% 14% 25% 2% 1,326
Indiana 44% 16% 13% 27% < 1% 654
Iowa 40% 16% 17% 24% 2% 330
Kansas 41% 19% 14% 25% 2% 307
Kentucky 43% 13% 11% 32% 2% 439
Louisiana 42% 14% 14% 27% 3% 465
Maine 40% 14% 13% 31% 1% 303
Maryland 44% 12% 16% 27% 1% 644
Massachusetts 46% 15% 14% 24% 1% 704
Michigan 41% 17% 13% 26% 2% 982
Minnesota 43% 17% 13% 27% < 1% 563
Mississippi 46% 11% 11% 31% 1% 309
Missouri 44% 18% 10% 27% 2% 642
Montana 48% 14% 14% 23% 2% 312
Nebraska 40% 18% 13% 27% 2% 312
Nevada 54% 18% 13% 15% 1% 314
New Hampshire 40% 20% 9% 29% 1% 303
New Jersey 42% 16% 15% 26% 1% 886
New Mexico 50% 14% 9% 24% 4% 312
New York 47% 15% 13% 23% 2% 1,966
North Carolina 45% 18% 13% 24% 1% 1,022
North Dakota 42% 12% 15% 30% 2% 338
Ohio 43% 17% 13% 25% 2% 1,132
Oklahoma 45% 14% 12% 29% 1% 391
Oregon 51% 17% 11% 20% < 1% 419
Pennsylvania 44% 19% 13% 24% 1% 1,366
Rhode Island 40% 18% 15% 25% 2% 305
South Carolina 47% 14% 12% 25% 1% 495
South Dakota 46% 15% 9% 29% < 1% 305
Tennessee 47% 17% 10% 24% 3% 661
Texas 48% 16% 12% 22% 2% 2,535
Utah 48% 25% 12% 14% < 1% 315
Vermont 47% 14% 14% 24% 1% 306
Virginia 48% 16% 13% 21% 2% 882
Washington 49% 16% 13% 21% 1% 714
West Virginia 46% 18% 8% 26% 1% 309
Wisconsin 38% 20% 16% 25% 1% 600
Wyoming 47% 16% 8% 27% 1% 316

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