Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by attendance at prayer groups

% of who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 264. 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 59% 8% 8% 25% 1% 264
Arizona 51% 9% 7% 33% < 1% 219
Arkansas 45% 20% 10% 24% < 1% 147
California 48% 15% 8% 29% < 1% 1,027
Colorado 46% 10% 13% 31% < 1% 150
Florida 47% 10% 9% 33% 2% 632
Georgia 54% 12% 11% 23% < 1% 426
Idaho 64% 6% 8% 22% < 1% 120
Illinois 40% 14% 11% 35% < 1% 403
Indiana 48% 14% 9% 28% < 1% 242
Iowa 45% 10% 19% 26% 1% 119
Kansas 54% 12% 8% 26% < 1% 115
Kentucky 49% 10% 12% 27% 1% 190
Louisiana 45% 18% 11% 25% 1% 201
Maryland 46% 13% 9% 31% 1% 211
Massachusetts 34% 10% 7% 48% 1% 111
Michigan 44% 16% 9% 30% 1% 332
Minnesota 43% 16% 8% 32% < 1% 164
Mississippi 54% 14% 13% 19% < 1% 161
Missouri 46% 11% 11% 32% < 1% 240
Nebraska 42% 15% 12% 29% 2% 113
New Jersey 43% 10% 11% 34% 2% 249
New Mexico 44% 24% 3% 29% < 1% 107
New York 46% 11% 6% 36% 1% 496
North Carolina 52% 12% 12% 24% < 1% 428
North Dakota 36% 11% 15% 37% < 1% 113
Ohio 48% 13% 6% 34% < 1% 389
Oklahoma 52% 9% 6% 33% < 1% 159
Oregon 48% 11% 11% 29% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 44% 10% 14% 31% < 1% 474
South Carolina 52% 14% 8% 25% 1% 230
South Dakota 40% 10% 6% 42% 1% 109
Tennessee 56% 13% 9% 20% 2% 326
Texas 48% 15% 9% 28% 1% 1,052
Utah 79% 4% 5% 11% < 1% 141
Virginia 51% 16% 4% 27% 2% 318
Washington 58% 12% 7% 23% 1% 204
West Virginia 52% 16% 6% 26% 1% 143
Wisconsin 34% 14% 12% 39% 1% 197
Wyoming 55% 8% 9% 27% 1% 118

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