Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never read scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never read scripture by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture 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 = 109. 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 11% 2% 4% 83% < 1% 109
Alaska 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 166
Arizona 5% 1% 4% 90% < 1% 299
California 4% 3% 5% 87% < 1% 1,943
Colorado 2% 3% 6% 90% < 1% 271
Connecticut 4% 4% 3% 90% < 1% 232
Delaware 1% 3% 4% 90% 1% 150
District of Columbia 2% 5% 2% 91% < 1% 158
Florida 3% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 912
Georgia 2% 6% 4% 87% < 1% 300
Hawaii 5% < 1% 12% 83% < 1% 165
Idaho 5% 1% 4% 90% < 1% 130
Illinois 2% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 638
Indiana 4% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 284
Iowa 2% 3% 7% 87% 1% 161
Kansas 4% 2% 8% 87% < 1% 133
Kentucky 4% 2% 6% 87% < 1% 162
Louisiana 5% 7% 2% 86% < 1% 152
Maine 2% < 1% 3% 95% 1% 196
Maryland 6% 2% 3% 89% < 1% 303
Massachusetts 3% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 476
Michigan 2% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 457
Minnesota 3% 1% 3% 93% < 1% 276
Missouri 3% 1% 3% 93% < 1% 258
Montana 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 156
Nebraska 6% 6% 5% 81% 2% 152
Nevada 3% 1% 4% 92% < 1% 162
New Hampshire 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 193
New Jersey 3% 3% 5% 88% < 1% 498
New Mexico 1% 2% 1% 96% < 1% 140
New York 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,103
North Carolina 6% 3% 3% 88% < 1% 347
North Dakota 3% 5% 3% 89% < 1% 171
Ohio 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 503
Oklahoma 8% 5% 3% 84% < 1% 126
Oregon 6% 2% 2% 89% 1% 226
Pennsylvania 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 672
Rhode Island 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 189
South Carolina 7% 4% 7% 82% < 1% 151
South Dakota 2% 2% 7% 90% < 1% 139
Tennessee 5% 4% 3% 89% < 1% 162
Texas 5% 4% 5% 85% < 1% 900
Utah < 1% 2% 4% 93% < 1% 104
Vermont 1% 3% 1% 95% < 1% 215
Virginia 4% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 359
Washington 3% 2% 2% 92% 1% 375
West Virginia 14% 3% 3% 80% < 1% 111
Wisconsin 4% 3% 6% 87% 1% 324
Wyoming 2% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 133

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