Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 53% 9% 11% 26% 1% 245
Arizona 47% 17% 5% 30% 1% 172
Arkansas 44% 24% 8% 24% < 1% 135
California 43% 16% 9% 32% < 1% 822
Colorado 47% 11% 17% 24% 1% 106
Florida 47% 12% 9% 31% 1% 562
Georgia 49% 14% 10% 26% < 1% 379
Illinois 43% 11% 8% 37% 1% 320
Indiana 46% 14% 9% 32% < 1% 234
Kentucky 45% 9% 19% 26% 1% 183
Louisiana 51% 16% 10% 22% < 1% 186
Maryland 50% 13% 9% 27% < 1% 154
Michigan 41% 17% 6% 34% 1% 278
Minnesota 37% 18% 10% 36% < 1% 126
Mississippi 52% 10% 16% 22% < 1% 169
Missouri 41% 12% 12% 34% 1% 186
New Jersey 44% 14% 10% 32% 1% 171
New York 41% 11% 8% 39% 2% 400
North Carolina 52% 15% 9% 24% 1% 352
Ohio 44% 10% 7% 39% < 1% 336
Oklahoma 51% 15% 8% 26% < 1% 152
Pennsylvania 39% 12% 11% 38% < 1% 368
South Carolina 51% 18% 10% 20% 1% 230
Tennessee 58% 9% 9% 22% 2% 297
Texas 50% 13% 7% 30% 1% 935
Virginia 54% 14% 5% 26% 1% 262
Washington 50% 14% 9% 25% 1% 145
West Virginia 51% 17% 9% 23% < 1% 134
Wisconsin 37% 11% 13% 40% < 1% 158

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