Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important 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 = 397. 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% 12% 27% 1% 397
Alaska 41% 7% 12% 40% < 1% 124
Arizona 44% 12% 7% 36% 1% 335
Arkansas 42% 17% 11% 31% < 1% 217
California 41% 14% 10% 34% 1% 1,666
Colorado 37% 8% 12% 41% 1% 230
Connecticut 28% 12% 11% 49% < 1% 156
Delaware 34% 18% 11% 37% < 1% 147
District of Columbia 39% 12% 13% 34% 2% 140
Florida 42% 10% 10% 37% 1% 1,058
Georgia 46% 14% 11% 28% < 1% 626
Hawaii 45% 13% 9% 32% 1% 134
Idaho 53% 8% 7% 29% 3% 168
Illinois 35% 13% 12% 40% < 1% 696
Indiana 44% 15% 11% 30% < 1% 381
Iowa 37% 10% 17% 36% 1% 184
Kansas 46% 13% 12% 29% < 1% 165
Kentucky 42% 10% 14% 33% < 1% 289
Louisiana 45% 16% 9% 30% < 1% 328
Maine 29% 7% 9% 53% 2% 108
Maryland 42% 13% 9% 36% < 1% 327
Massachusetts 29% 11% 9% 50% 2% 251
Michigan 37% 16% 10% 35% 2% 513
Minnesota 34% 15% 11% 38% 1% 281
Mississippi 54% 12% 12% 22% < 1% 233
Missouri 36% 13% 11% 39% < 1% 356
Montana 38% 12% 12% 39% < 1% 139
Nebraska 32% 14% 14% 39% 1% 179
Nevada 40% 16% 10% 34% 1% 133
New Hampshire 28% 11% 15% 45% 1% 107
New Jersey 35% 12% 11% 40% 2% 434
New Mexico 37% 23% 5% 34% 1% 169
New York 36% 11% 8% 43% 1% 882
North Carolina 47% 13% 13% 27% < 1% 639
North Dakota 32% 14% 14% 40% < 1% 197
Ohio 42% 10% 9% 38% 1% 673
Oklahoma 48% 13% 10% 28% < 1% 251
Oregon 43% 13% 12% 33% < 1% 174
Pennsylvania 39% 10% 12% 39% < 1% 739
Rhode Island 36% 5% 13% 45% < 1% 149
South Carolina 47% 15% 10% 27% 1% 346
South Dakota 30% 12% 14% 43% 1% 175
Tennessee 51% 14% 9% 25% 1% 475
Texas 44% 15% 8% 31% 1% 1,611
Utah 73% 9% 4% 13% 2% 191
Virginia 45% 15% 7% 32% 1% 503
Washington 46% 14% 10% 29% 1% 312
West Virginia 52% 14% 8% 24% 1% 197
Wisconsin 31% 14% 13% 41% 1% 279
Wyoming 48% 7% 9% 35% 1% 166

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