Frequency of reading scripture among who believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Heaven by frequency of reading scripture

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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
Sample size = 428. 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% 14% 8% 18% 1% 428
Alaska 41% 10% 5% 44% < 1% 176
Arizona 43% 9% 9% 38% 1% 448
Arkansas 50% 16% 8% 25% < 1% 258
California 39% 12% 9% 39% 1% 2,213
Colorado 37% 9% 9% 44% < 1% 291
Connecticut 29% 9% 9% 54% < 1% 237
Delaware 32% 19% 5% 42% 2% 224
District of Columbia 39% 14% 11% 36% < 1% 181
Florida 42% 13% 10% 34% 1% 1,367
Georgia 56% 13% 7% 23% < 1% 747
Hawaii 36% 13% 11% 39% < 1% 186
Idaho 47% 10% 10% 33% < 1% 221
Illinois 35% 12% 10% 41% 1% 929
Indiana 41% 9% 10% 40% < 1% 496
Iowa 35% 11% 11% 42% < 1% 241
Kansas 38% 13% 10% 39% < 1% 231
Kentucky 48% 8% 8% 34% 2% 355
Louisiana 53% 12% 7% 26% 1% 367
Maine 27% 8% 6% 59% < 1% 177
Maryland 43% 15% 8% 34% 1% 416
Massachusetts 23% 12% 10% 53% 1% 368
Michigan 38% 11% 9% 41% 1% 707
Minnesota 31% 10% 12% 48% < 1% 411
Mississippi 62% 13% 5% 19% 1% 269
Missouri 42% 13% 8% 36% < 1% 489
Montana 40% 6% 9% 45% < 1% 204
Nebraska 32% 12% 7% 49% 1% 242
Nevada 39% 14% 9% 38% < 1% 202
New Hampshire 27% 9% 8% 56% < 1% 164
New Jersey 35% 11% 9% 45% < 1% 606
New Mexico 50% 14% 5% 31% < 1% 199
New York 34% 10% 9% 45% 1% 1,249
North Carolina 49% 17% 8% 25% 1% 774
North Dakota 26% 16% 11% 47% 1% 267
Ohio 41% 12% 8% 40% < 1% 862
Oklahoma 54% 13% 8% 25% < 1% 310
Oregon 46% 11% 9% 34% 1% 229
Pennsylvania 37% 10% 11% 41% 1% 977
Rhode Island 29% 14% 7% 48% 1% 207
South Carolina 57% 13% 6% 23% 1% 386
South Dakota 32% 11% 11% 46% < 1% 233
Tennessee 61% 11% 7% 20% 2% 531
Texas 48% 13% 9% 30% 1% 1,918
Utah 65% 5% 11% 18% 2% 238
Vermont 27% 9% 6% 59% < 1% 155
Virginia 50% 12% 7% 31% 1% 622
Washington 41% 13% 8% 38% < 1% 419
West Virginia 53% 13% 6% 27% 1% 251
Wisconsin 29% 14% 11% 46% 1% 423
Wyoming 37% 13% 10% 40% 1% 236

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