Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Christians 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 = 443. 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 45% 10% 11% 34% < 1% 443
Alaska 28% 6% 11% 55% < 1% 187
Arizona 33% 12% 9% 45% 1% 448
Arkansas 37% 16% 10% 36% 1% 247
California 31% 13% 9% 47% < 1% 2,289
Colorado 27% 10% 12% 51% < 1% 323
Connecticut 17% 8% 9% 65% < 1% 251
Delaware 24% 14% 10% 52% < 1% 209
District of Columbia 27% 13% 9% 50% 1% 188
Florida 32% 8% 9% 50% 1% 1,415
Georgia 38% 13% 10% 37% 1% 781
Hawaii 35% 10% 10% 45% < 1% 185
Idaho 41% 8% 8% 44% < 1% 222
Illinois 24% 11% 10% 54% 1% 977
Indiana 35% 11% 11% 43% < 1% 492
Iowa 28% 7% 13% 51% 1% 261
Kansas 33% 10% 11% 46% < 1% 241
Kentucky 35% 10% 15% 40% < 1% 345
Louisiana 38% 14% 9% 39% < 1% 387
Maine 16% 4% 7% 72% 1% 191
Maryland 29% 10% 9% 51% < 1% 433
Massachusetts 16% 9% 7% 67% 1% 412
Michigan 27% 13% 8% 52% 1% 717
Minnesota 22% 10% 9% 58% 1% 433
Mississippi 45% 14% 11% 30% 1% 269
Missouri 29% 11% 10% 50% < 1% 486
Montana 28% 6% 15% 51% < 1% 202
Nebraska 26% 13% 12% 47% 2% 243
Nevada 30% 14% 9% 47% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 13% 9% 13% 64% 1% 188
New Jersey 23% 10% 9% 57% 1% 611
New Mexico 29% 18% 6% 48% < 1% 222
New York 24% 9% 8% 58% 1% 1,222
North Carolina 37% 12% 12% 38% < 1% 796
North Dakota 22% 10% 12% 56% < 1% 276
Ohio 33% 10% 9% 48% 1% 863
Oklahoma 43% 12% 10% 35% < 1% 312
Oregon 30% 11% 9% 50% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 28% 9% 9% 54% < 1% 1,037
Rhode Island 23% 6% 10% 61% < 1% 239
South Carolina 41% 13% 9% 36% 1% 394
South Dakota 22% 9% 14% 55% 1% 242
Tennessee 44% 13% 10% 31% 2% 552
Texas 36% 13% 9% 41% 1% 1,979
Utah 61% 8% 4% 26% 1% 234
Vermont 15% 12% 8% 65% < 1% 156
Virginia 36% 15% 5% 43% 1% 644
Washington 33% 12% 9% 46% 1% 444
West Virginia 40% 13% 10% 36% 1% 245
Wisconsin 21% 9% 12% 56% 2% 439
Wyoming 38% 7% 10% 45% < 1% 225

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