Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 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 40% 15% 12% 31% 3% 314
Alaska 49% 14% 15% 20% 1% 183
Arizona 55% 16% 8% 20% 1% 410
Arkansas 41% 17% 11% 30% 2% 172
California 47% 16% 15% 22% 1% 1,784
Colorado 45% 16% 16% 22% 2% 278
Connecticut 39% 21% 10% 28% 2% 196
Delaware 41% 21% 13% 25% 1% 146
Florida 49% 14% 12% 24% 1% 1,035
Georgia 48% 14% 9% 27% 1% 528
Hawaii 43% 23% 11% 21% 2% 160
Idaho 45% 17% 10% 28% < 1% 209
Illinois 44% 15% 14% 25% 2% 721
Indiana 46% 13% 14% 27% < 1% 383
Iowa 37% 14% 18% 28% 3% 201
Kansas 45% 18% 14% 20% 3% 204
Kentucky 44% 13% 10% 32% 1% 245
Louisiana 43% 18% 12% 24% 3% 262
Maine 37% 16% 12% 32% 1% 180
Maryland 41% 15% 15% 29% 1% 298
Massachusetts 45% 16% 15% 23% 1% 325
Michigan 41% 18% 13% 25% 3% 545
Minnesota 42% 17% 15% 26% < 1% 331
Mississippi 49% 12% 9% 29% 1% 178
Missouri 45% 16% 11% 27% 1% 402
Montana 47% 14% 14% 22% 3% 215
Nebraska 41% 22% 10% 26% 2% 202
Nevada 52% 18% 13% 17% < 1% 194
New Hampshire 40% 22% 9% 29% < 1% 180
New Jersey 41% 14% 18% 26% < 1% 437
New Mexico 43% 19% 12% 21% 5% 153
New York 45% 16% 13% 24% 2% 882
North Carolina 46% 19% 12% 22% 2% 559
North Dakota 44% 12% 14% 30% < 1% 233
Ohio 44% 19% 12% 24% 1% 682
Oklahoma 43% 16% 13% 27% 1% 240
Oregon 51% 13% 13% 22% < 1% 228
Pennsylvania 46% 17% 14% 22% 1% 793
Rhode Island 41% 20% 16% 22% < 1% 155
South Carolina 48% 13% 13% 25% < 1% 271
South Dakota 43% 15% 9% 32% < 1% 212
Tennessee 45% 17% 9% 26% 3% 407
Texas 47% 17% 12% 22% 1% 1,330
Utah 53% 27% 8% 12% < 1% 222
Vermont 50% 12% 14% 24% < 1% 143
Virginia 46% 17% 13% 21% 2% 516
Washington 47% 15% 14% 22% 1% 386
West Virginia 44% 22% 9% 23% 2% 188
Wisconsin 38% 19% 18% 24% 2% 369
Wyoming 47% 19% 9% 24% 1% 230

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