Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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
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Alabama 41% 8% 8% 42% 1% 314
Alaska 23% 4% 8% 64% 1% 183
Arizona 28% 7% 7% 58% 1% 410
Arkansas 32% 15% 6% 46% 1% 172
California 21% 8% 8% 62% < 1% 1,784
Colorado 24% 6% 9% 61% < 1% 278
Connecticut 15% 7% 8% 71% < 1% 196
Delaware 10% 10% 14% 66% 1% 146
Florida 24% 6% 9% 61% < 1% 1,035
Georgia 33% 11% 10% 46% < 1% 528
Hawaii 29% 6% 9% 57% < 1% 160
Idaho 34% 6% 4% 54% 1% 209
Illinois 22% 10% 8% 60% < 1% 721
Indiana 26% 10% 8% 55% 1% 383
Iowa 26% 7% 11% 55% 1% 201
Kansas 31% 10% 8% 50% < 1% 204
Kentucky 31% 7% 12% 49% < 1% 245
Louisiana 30% 12% 8% 50% < 1% 262
Maine 16% 3% 5% 75% 1% 180
Maryland 24% 6% 8% 62% < 1% 298
Massachusetts 8% 9% 5% 79% < 1% 325
Michigan 23% 9% 7% 61% < 1% 545
Minnesota 19% 9% 7% 64% 1% 331
Mississippi 40% 12% 12% 35% < 1% 178
Missouri 28% 11% 9% 53% < 1% 402
Montana 21% 7% 11% 61% < 1% 215
Nebraska 22% 11% 11% 55% < 1% 202
Nevada 22% 10% 4% 63% 1% 194
New Hampshire 11% 7% 9% 74% < 1% 180
New Jersey 16% 7% 9% 66% < 1% 437
New Mexico 29% 14% 6% 51% < 1% 153
New York 17% 6% 7% 70% < 1% 882
North Carolina 32% 11% 9% 47% < 1% 559
North Dakota 19% 7% 11% 64% < 1% 233
Ohio 28% 8% 8% 55% 1% 682
Oklahoma 40% 12% 10% 38% < 1% 240
Oregon 29% 7% 6% 58% 1% 228
Pennsylvania 24% 7% 9% 59% < 1% 793
Rhode Island 19% 2% 12% 67% < 1% 155
South Carolina 34% 12% 8% 45% 1% 271
South Dakota 23% 9% 10% 58% < 1% 212
Tennessee 41% 13% 9% 36% 1% 407
Texas 30% 11% 9% 50% 1% 1,330
Utah 55% 6% 5% 34% < 1% 222
Vermont 14% 11% 10% 65% < 1% 143
Virginia 27% 12% 6% 54% 1% 516
Washington 27% 10% 7% 57% < 1% 386
West Virginia 40% 11% 9% 39% 1% 188
Wisconsin 17% 10% 10% 63% 1% 369
Wyoming 32% 5% 7% 56% < 1% 230

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