Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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
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Alabama 32% 12% 11% 45% < 1% 147
Arizona 30% 8% 11% 52% < 1% 183
California 27% 12% 11% 50% < 1% 855
Colorado 19% 14% 13% 55% < 1% 127
Florida 26% 9% 13% 52% < 1% 524
Georgia 29% 17% 12% 42% 1% 266
Idaho 29% 7% 9% 54% < 1% 106
Illinois 16% 15% 12% 57% < 1% 400
Indiana 26% 11% 14% 49% < 1% 186
Iowa 22% 6% 15% 58% < 1% 119
Kansas 27% 12% 9% 52% < 1% 105
Kentucky 29% 7% 9% 55% < 1% 104
Louisiana 31% 17% 8% 44% < 1% 129
Maryland 20% 7% 14% 59% 1% 177
Massachusetts 13% 8% 11% 68% < 1% 154
Michigan 19% 11% 11% 60% < 1% 283
Minnesota 21% 8% 11% 59% < 1% 161
Missouri 23% 12% 9% 56% < 1% 181
Nebraska 18% 12% 17% 50% 2% 106
New Jersey 18% 12% 13% 55% 2% 266
New York 21% 10% 8% 60% < 1% 507
North Carolina 24% 11% 16% 49% < 1% 262
North Dakota 16% 13% 13% 58% < 1% 122
Ohio 27% 10% 12% 51% 1% 366
Oklahoma 30% 9% 10% 51% < 1% 100
Oregon 28% 14% 9% 50% < 1% 108
Pennsylvania 25% 8% 11% 55% < 1% 401
South Carolina 30% 11% 11% 47% 1% 127
South Dakota 18% 9% 12% 61% 1% 114
Tennessee 32% 18% 8% 41% < 1% 160
Texas 25% 15% 12% 48% < 1% 704
Utah 68% 9% 4% 17% 1% 126
Virginia 24% 18% 6% 52% < 1% 231
Washington 27% 14% 8% 51% < 1% 186
Wisconsin 14% 9% 17% 59% 2% 180

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