Frequency of prayer among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by frequency of prayer

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 214. 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 74% 9% 6% 12% < 1% 214
Alaska 39% 14% 6% 41% < 1% 150
Arizona 53% 15% 4% 28% < 1% 287
Arkansas 59% 18% 3% 19% 1% 138
California 48% 14% 7% 31% 1% 2,042
Colorado 42% 18% 5% 34% 1% 250
Connecticut 45% 13% 10% 30% 2% 210
Delaware 46% 18% 6% 30% < 1% 160
District of Columbia 47% 20% 4% 27% 1% 227
Florida 55% 15% 5% 24% 1% 952
Georgia 63% 13% 4% 19% < 1% 449
Hawaii 53% 15% 2% 29% 2% 171
Idaho 41% 18% 4% 37% < 1% 148
Illinois 47% 17% 7% 28% 1% 687
Indiana 53% 18% 4% 24% 1% 269
Iowa 45% 24% 5% 26% < 1% 156
Kansas 46% 19% 8% 26% 1% 136
Kentucky 55% 12% 4% 29% < 1% 183
Louisiana 64% 18% 2% 15% < 1% 197
Maine 31% 19% 7% 43% 1% 160
Maryland 46% 19% 2% 32% < 1% 357
Massachusetts 33% 12% 8% 45% 1% 419
Michigan 54% 14% 6% 25% < 1% 494
Minnesota 42% 19% 5% 34% < 1% 303
Mississippi 76% 10% 5% 9% 1% 132
Missouri 55% 19% 5% 20% 1% 300
Montana 44% 18% 7% 30% < 1% 130
Nebraska 42% 24% 10% 24% 1% 146
Nevada 47% 18% 2% 33% < 1% 155
New Hampshire 27% 20% 10% 43% 1% 175
New Jersey 55% 18% 6% 20% 1% 470
New Mexico 50% 18% 3% 28% < 1% 161
New York 46% 15% 7% 31% 1% 1,083
North Carolina 61% 14% 6% 19% < 1% 509
North Dakota 49% 17% 6% 28% < 1% 137
Ohio 55% 16% 4% 24% 1% 543
Oklahoma 64% 15% 2% 19% < 1% 174
Oregon 41% 10% 9% 39% < 1% 242
Pennsylvania 49% 16% 7% 28% < 1% 631
Rhode Island 43% 20% 8% 29% < 1% 173
South Carolina 62% 16% 5% 16% 1% 234
South Dakota 55% 15% 6% 24% < 1% 129
Tennessee 70% 16% 2% 10% 2% 282
Texas 62% 15% 4% 18% 1% 1,137
Utah 52% 13% 3% 30% 1% 141
Vermont 26% 12% 9% 52% 1% 189
Virginia 54% 15% 7% 22% 2% 412
Washington 39% 12% 9% 39% < 1% 400
West Virginia 65% 15% 2% 16% 1% 145
Wisconsin 40% 18% 7% 32% 3% 275

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