Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

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 39% 16% 9% 35% < 1% 147
Arizona 47% 15% 12% 26% < 1% 183
California 43% 17% 15% 25% 1% 855
Colorado 47% 17% 14% 22% < 1% 127
Florida 46% 15% 12% 27% 1% 524
Georgia 44% 14% 13% 28% 1% 266
Idaho 37% 19% 19% 26% < 1% 106
Illinois 40% 18% 12% 29% 1% 400
Indiana 37% 18% 15% 30% < 1% 186
Iowa 32% 18% 25% 25% 1% 119
Kansas 35% 21% 17% 21% 5% 105
Kentucky 39% 16% 18% 26% < 1% 104
Louisiana 41% 18% 18% 19% 4% 129
Maryland 40% 15% 11% 33% 1% 177
Massachusetts 38% 12% 19% 31% 1% 154
Michigan 37% 20% 14% 27% 1% 283
Minnesota 38% 20% 14% 28% < 1% 161
Missouri 45% 20% 11% 24% 1% 181
Nebraska 34% 22% 19% 24% 1% 106
New Jersey 40% 16% 12% 31% < 1% 266
New York 43% 17% 12% 27% 1% 507
North Carolina 48% 15% 12% 24% < 1% 262
North Dakota 45% 5% 19% 30% < 1% 122
Ohio 44% 17% 18% 21% 1% 366
Oklahoma 33% 25% 11% 30% 2% 100
Oregon 44% 22% 17% 16% < 1% 108
Pennsylvania 38% 25% 12% 25% 1% 401
South Carolina 42% 14% 12% 30% 1% 127
South Dakota 35% 17% 7% 41% < 1% 114
Tennessee 54% 13% 13% 19% 2% 160
Texas 46% 20% 13% 21% 1% 704
Utah 49% 33% 10% 8% 1% 126
Virginia 45% 18% 22% 15% 1% 231
Washington 51% 17% 11% 20% 1% 186
Wisconsin 33% 18% 19% 28% 1% 180

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