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

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

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 262. 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 73% 11% 4% 11% 1% 262
Alaska 54% 16% 8% 22% < 1% 135
Arizona 56% 21% 3% 19% < 1% 325
Arkansas 72% 15% 3% 7% 2% 155
California 56% 14% 7% 23% < 1% 1,423
Colorado 61% 11% 5% 21% 1% 227
Connecticut 51% 19% 12% 17% 1% 147
Delaware 54% 17% 6% 19% 4% 121
Florida 56% 15% 7% 21% 1% 953
Georgia 66% 16% 4% 13% 1% 460
Hawaii 51% 14% 3% 32% < 1% 123
Idaho 56% 11% 6% 25% 2% 150
Illinois 54% 20% 7% 18% 1% 566
Indiana 51% 23% 5% 20% 1% 343
Iowa 54% 19% 7% 21% < 1% 158
Kansas 59% 23% 5% 13% < 1% 154
Kentucky 67% 13% 5% 15% < 1% 216
Louisiana 72% 12% 2% 14% < 1% 235
Maine 38% 17% 5% 39% 1% 125
Maryland 58% 21% 5% 15% 1% 254
Massachusetts 41% 16% 8% 34% 1% 248
Michigan 53% 19% 6% 21% 1% 425
Minnesota 54% 18% 7% 21% 1% 231
Mississippi 73% 12% 6% 8% 1% 157
Missouri 63% 14% 4% 18% < 1% 312
Montana 55% 24% 4% 16% 2% 171
Nebraska 59% 20% 7% 13% 1% 156
Nevada 50% 17% 8% 25% < 1% 143
New Hampshire 50% 14% 8% 26% 3% 108
New Jersey 52% 15% 7% 25% 1% 362
New Mexico 61% 10% 6% 21% 2% 131
New York 49% 15% 7% 29% < 1% 748
North Carolina 71% 14% 3% 11% 2% 451
North Dakota 52% 17% 13% 18% < 1% 179
Ohio 59% 17% 8% 15% < 1% 526
Oklahoma 65% 20% 3% 11% < 1% 190
Oregon 48% 20% 6% 26% < 1% 158
Pennsylvania 58% 16% 5% 21% < 1% 640
Rhode Island 59% 11% 10% 21% < 1% 116
South Carolina 70% 13% 4% 10% 2% 227
South Dakota 58% 17% 13% 12% < 1% 164
Tennessee 70% 15% 4% 10% 1% 339
Texas 64% 15% 5% 16% 1% 1,231
Utah 69% 9% 5% 18% 1% 164
Virginia 64% 16% 3% 17% < 1% 412
Washington 54% 15% 7% 24% 1% 276
West Virginia 70% 13% 4% 12% < 1% 144
Wisconsin 49% 23% 7% 21% < 1% 299
Wyoming 62% 15% 5% 16% 1% 195

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