Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups by state (2014) Switch to: State by attendance at prayer groups

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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
Sample size = 511. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 40% 9% 11% 39% 1% 511
Alaska 19% 4% 7% 69% < 1% 310
Arizona 25% 9% 7% 58% < 1% 653
Arkansas 31% 16% 9% 44% 1% 311
California 21% 9% 8% 61% < 1% 3,697
Colorado 18% 8% 9% 63% 1% 504
Connecticut 14% 6% 8% 71% < 1% 377
Delaware 18% 12% 10% 59% 1% 301
District of Columbia 22% 9% 7% 61% 1% 303
Florida 25% 7% 8% 59% 1% 2,020
Georgia 31% 12% 9% 47% < 1% 968
Hawaii 25% 8% 11% 56% 1% 312
Idaho 29% 5% 8% 57% 2% 320
Illinois 20% 9% 8% 63% < 1% 1,326
Indiana 27% 10% 8% 55% < 1% 654
Iowa 22% 6% 12% 60% 1% 330
Kansas 26% 8% 10% 55% < 1% 307
Kentucky 27% 8% 12% 52% < 1% 439
Louisiana 34% 13% 8% 45% < 1% 465
Maine 12% 3% 4% 80% 1% 303
Maryland 23% 8% 8% 60% < 1% 644
Massachusetts 11% 7% 5% 75% 1% 704
Michigan 20% 11% 7% 61% 1% 982
Minnesota 18% 8% 8% 66% 1% 563
Mississippi 43% 12% 11% 34% < 1% 309
Missouri 23% 9% 9% 59% < 1% 642
Montana 19% 5% 10% 66% < 1% 312
Nebraska 20% 12% 11% 56% 1% 312
Nevada 21% 11% 7% 61% 1% 314
New Hampshire 10% 6% 8% 76% 1% 303
New Jersey 20% 9% 9% 61% 1% 886
New Mexico 24% 14% 6% 55% < 1% 312
New York 18% 7% 7% 67% 1% 1,966
North Carolina 31% 10% 10% 49% < 1% 1,022
North Dakota 18% 8% 10% 64% < 1% 338
Ohio 25% 8% 8% 58% 1% 1,132
Oklahoma 36% 11% 9% 44% < 1% 391
Oregon 21% 8% 8% 63% < 1% 419
Pennsylvania 22% 7% 8% 63% < 1% 1,366
Rhode Island 17% 5% 9% 68% < 1% 305
South Carolina 35% 12% 9% 43% 1% 495
South Dakota 19% 7% 11% 63% 1% 305
Tennessee 39% 12% 9% 40% 1% 661
Texas 30% 12% 8% 49% 1% 2,535
Utah 45% 7% 5% 42% 1% 315
Vermont 9% 7% 6% 78% < 1% 306
Virginia 29% 11% 6% 53% 1% 882
Washington 22% 8% 6% 63% 1% 714
West Virginia 35% 13% 8% 43% 1% 309
Wisconsin 15% 8% 10% 65% 2% 600
Wyoming 28% 6% 8% 59% < 1% 316

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