Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Christians 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 = 443. 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 60% 13% 8% 18% 1% 443
Alaska 46% 12% 6% 36% < 1% 187
Arizona 48% 11% 9% 31% 1% 448
Arkansas 54% 14% 7% 24% 1% 247
California 42% 12% 9% 36% 1% 2,289
Colorado 42% 9% 11% 39% < 1% 323
Connecticut 28% 9% 10% 53% < 1% 251
Delaware 37% 18% 7% 37% 1% 209
District of Columbia 37% 15% 9% 40% < 1% 188
Florida 45% 12% 9% 33% 1% 1,415
Georgia 58% 13% 7% 22% < 1% 781
Hawaii 39% 16% 11% 35% < 1% 185
Idaho 49% 10% 11% 29% < 1% 222
Illinois 38% 12% 11% 38% 1% 977
Indiana 46% 10% 11% 33% 1% 492
Iowa 37% 10% 12% 41% < 1% 261
Kansas 42% 14% 8% 35% 1% 241
Kentucky 53% 8% 8% 30% 2% 345
Louisiana 53% 11% 7% 28% 1% 387
Maine 31% 9% 7% 54% < 1% 191
Maryland 44% 15% 8% 32% < 1% 433
Massachusetts 24% 10% 11% 55% < 1% 412
Michigan 41% 12% 10% 36% 1% 717
Minnesota 33% 10% 14% 44% < 1% 433
Mississippi 64% 12% 5% 17% 1% 269
Missouri 47% 13% 9% 31% < 1% 486
Montana 46% 7% 9% 37% < 1% 202
Nebraska 35% 14% 7% 43% 1% 243
Nevada 40% 16% 10% 33% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 28% 12% 7% 52% < 1% 188
New Jersey 34% 10% 8% 47% 1% 611
New Mexico 47% 15% 6% 33% < 1% 222
New York 36% 10% 10% 43% 1% 1,222
North Carolina 53% 17% 8% 20% 1% 796
North Dakota 29% 17% 11% 43% 1% 276
Ohio 45% 12% 8% 35% < 1% 863
Oklahoma 58% 12% 8% 21% < 1% 312
Oregon 47% 14% 8% 30% 1% 244
Pennsylvania 39% 10% 12% 38% 1% 1,037
Rhode Island 28% 15% 10% 47% 1% 239
South Carolina 60% 12% 6% 21% 1% 394
South Dakota 35% 12% 11% 41% < 1% 242
Tennessee 64% 10% 7% 18% 2% 552
Texas 51% 12% 8% 28% 1% 1,979
Utah 68% 6% 8% 15% 2% 234
Vermont 27% 9% 6% 59% < 1% 156
Virginia 53% 12% 6% 28% 1% 644
Washington 43% 12% 8% 37% < 1% 444
West Virginia 55% 12% 8% 24% 1% 245
Wisconsin 32% 12% 11% 45% 1% 439
Wyoming 45% 13% 7% 34% < 1% 225

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