Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 61% 13% 8% 17% 1% 419
Alaska 50% 12% 5% 32% < 1% 167
Arizona 52% 11% 8% 28% < 1% 412
Arkansas 57% 15% 8% 20% 1% 234
California 46% 11% 9% 33% 1% 1,965
Colorado 48% 7% 7% 38% < 1% 270
Connecticut 36% 10% 11% 43% < 1% 192
Delaware 40% 19% 6% 33% 2% 183
District of Columbia 45% 14% 6% 34% 1% 155
Florida 48% 13% 9% 28% 1% 1,285
Georgia 61% 12% 7% 19% < 1% 713
Hawaii 41% 13% 9% 36% 1% 181
Idaho 53% 11% 11% 24% 1% 208
Illinois 42% 13% 9% 34% 2% 818
Indiana 49% 9% 10% 31% 1% 425
Iowa 40% 13% 9% 37% < 1% 219
Kansas 45% 11% 9% 35% < 1% 206
Kentucky 53% 8% 7% 30% 2% 329
Louisiana 58% 13% 7% 20% 1% 342
Maine 39% 8% 7% 45% 1% 154
Maryland 49% 16% 9% 26% < 1% 388
Massachusetts 30% 12% 10% 47% 1% 282
Michigan 47% 11% 9% 32% 1% 624
Minnesota 44% 8% 13% 35% < 1% 340
Mississippi 66% 12% 5% 17% < 1% 254
Missouri 52% 13% 8% 27% < 1% 444
Montana 46% 5% 8% 41% < 1% 192
Nebraska 39% 14% 7% 39% 1% 213
Nevada 43% 14% 10% 33% < 1% 177
New Hampshire 33% 13% 8% 46% < 1% 132
New Jersey 42% 11% 8% 38% 1% 500
New Mexico 58% 14% 4% 24% < 1% 188
New York 41% 11% 10% 37% 2% 1,060
North Carolina 55% 15% 7% 21% 1% 732
North Dakota 34% 19% 11% 35% 1% 229
Ohio 49% 11% 9% 31% < 1% 771
Oklahoma 59% 13% 8% 19% < 1% 289
Oregon 51% 12% 9% 28% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 46% 10% 12% 31% 1% 865
Rhode Island 34% 13% 8% 43% 1% 180
South Carolina 62% 13% 6% 18% 1% 376
South Dakota 38% 14% 10% 38% < 1% 213
Tennessee 68% 9% 6% 16% 2% 524
Texas 55% 12% 8% 23% 1% 1,774
Utah 71% 6% 9% 13% 1% 202
Vermont 41% 7% 6% 46% < 1% 121
Virginia 58% 11% 6% 23% 1% 555
Washington 47% 15% 7% 31% < 1% 382
West Virginia 57% 13% 6% 23% < 1% 234
Wisconsin 39% 16% 9% 35% 1% 349
Wyoming 44% 11% 10% 34% 1% 219

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