Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 and should 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 40% 11% 10% 36% 3% 245
Arizona 61% 12% 7% 18% 2% 172
Arkansas 41% 13% 8% 35% 3% 135
California 50% 13% 12% 23% 3% 822
Colorado 47% 16% 14% 21% 2% 106
Florida 49% 14% 10% 24% 3% 562
Georgia 41% 17% 9% 32% 1% 379
Illinois 41% 12% 16% 27% 4% 320
Indiana 44% 17% 11% 28% 1% 234
Kentucky 38% 11% 9% 37% 4% 183
Louisiana 39% 13% 13% 33% 2% 186
Maryland 50% 8% 13% 28% < 1% 154
Michigan 46% 16% 9% 26% 4% 278
Minnesota 41% 12% 13% 32% 2% 126
Mississippi 47% 10% 11% 32% 1% 169
Missouri 43% 13% 9% 33% 3% 186
New Jersey 46% 18% 10% 24% 2% 171
New York 47% 10% 13% 27% 3% 400
North Carolina 44% 18% 9% 27% 2% 352
Ohio 40% 18% 9% 32% 1% 336
Oklahoma 49% 8% 14% 28% < 1% 152
Pennsylvania 48% 15% 12% 24% 1% 368
South Carolina 45% 14% 11% 27% 2% 230
Tennessee 44% 17% 9% 28% 2% 297
Texas 45% 15% 10% 26% 3% 935
Virginia 52% 12% 7% 28% 2% 262
Washington 54% 12% 15% 17% 2% 145
West Virginia 44% 20% 9% 25% 2% 134
Wisconsin 42% 19% 11% 26% 3% 158

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