Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 380. 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 51% 10% 10% 29% 1% 380
Alaska 28% 5% 8% 58% 1% 178
Arizona 36% 11% 7% 46% < 1% 404
Arkansas 40% 18% 10% 32% < 1% 202
California 32% 11% 8% 48% < 1% 2,151
Colorado 28% 8% 11% 53% < 1% 288
Connecticut 23% 7% 10% 59% 1% 188
Delaware 24% 12% 14% 49% < 1% 167
District of Columbia 37% 13% 9% 39% 2% 153
Florida 34% 9% 9% 48% 1% 1,255
Georgia 44% 12% 10% 34% 1% 648
Hawaii 35% 8% 10% 47% < 1% 195
Idaho 39% 7% 6% 44% 3% 207
Illinois 31% 10% 8% 51% < 1% 749
Indiana 39% 12% 10% 39% 1% 388
Iowa 34% 9% 14% 43% 1% 185
Kansas 38% 11% 12% 39% < 1% 195
Kentucky 41% 10% 13% 35% < 1% 278
Louisiana 44% 16% 9% 31% < 1% 307
Maine 21% 5% 4% 69% 1% 148
Maryland 34% 10% 7% 47% 1% 368
Massachusetts 22% 9% 7% 61% 1% 324
Michigan 31% 13% 8% 48% < 1% 575
Minnesota 27% 9% 11% 52% 1% 328
Mississippi 52% 15% 12% 22% < 1% 219
Missouri 32% 11% 9% 48% < 1% 386
Montana 31% 8% 9% 53% < 1% 171
Nebraska 31% 11% 10% 48% 1% 188
Nevada 31% 13% 6% 50% 1% 195
New Hampshire 22% 6% 7% 63% 1% 147
New Jersey 26% 12% 10% 51% 2% 507
New Mexico 29% 19% 6% 45% < 1% 192
New York 29% 8% 7% 55% 1% 1,019
North Carolina 41% 12% 10% 37% < 1% 684
North Dakota 29% 8% 13% 50% < 1% 189
Ohio 35% 9% 7% 47% 1% 683
Oklahoma 46% 11% 9% 34% < 1% 259
Oregon 31% 6% 11% 52% < 1% 238
Pennsylvania 31% 8% 9% 51% < 1% 781
Rhode Island 30% 4% 11% 54% < 1% 168
South Carolina 43% 15% 9% 32% 1% 352
South Dakota 28% 7% 11% 53% < 1% 195
Tennessee 48% 11% 9% 29% 2% 476
Texas 40% 14% 8% 38% 1% 1,633
Utah 62% 6% 3% 29% < 1% 221
Vermont 18% 12% 6% 64% < 1% 153
Virginia 43% 13% 4% 39% 1% 512
Washington 35% 11% 7% 46% 2% 406
West Virginia 46% 13% 9% 31% 1% 204
Wisconsin 25% 10% 10% 54% 1% 323
Wyoming 42% 8% 11% 40% < 1% 193

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