Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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
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Alabama 68% 12% 5% 14% 1% 380
Alaska 45% 11% 5% 39% < 1% 178
Arizona 53% 9% 7% 31% < 1% 404
Arkansas 62% 12% 6% 20% < 1% 202
California 44% 11% 7% 37% 1% 2,151
Colorado 43% 7% 8% 43% < 1% 288
Connecticut 34% 10% 10% 45% 1% 188
Delaware 39% 18% 6% 34% 2% 167
District of Columbia 42% 13% 10% 35% < 1% 153
Florida 47% 11% 9% 32% 1% 1,255
Georgia 63% 10% 7% 19% < 1% 648
Hawaii 39% 13% 7% 40% < 1% 195
Idaho 53% 11% 6% 29% 2% 207
Illinois 42% 13% 9% 35% 1% 749
Indiana 53% 8% 10% 28% 1% 388
Iowa 46% 11% 9% 33% 1% 185
Kansas 49% 11% 9% 30% < 1% 195
Kentucky 61% 5% 7% 26% 1% 278
Louisiana 62% 11% 5% 20% 2% 307
Maine 38% 9% 6% 46% 1% 148
Maryland 51% 12% 6% 31% < 1% 368
Massachusetts 28% 9% 10% 51% 1% 324
Michigan 47% 11% 7% 33% 2% 575
Minnesota 41% 8% 12% 39% < 1% 328
Mississippi 71% 11% 3% 13% 1% 219
Missouri 55% 10% 9% 26% < 1% 386
Montana 50% 6% 7% 38% < 1% 171
Nebraska 39% 13% 6% 41% 1% 188
Nevada 42% 13% 7% 38% < 1% 195
New Hampshire 33% 9% 5% 51% < 1% 147
New Jersey 41% 10% 8% 39% 1% 507
New Mexico 46% 19% 4% 31% < 1% 192
New York 44% 7% 8% 40% 2% 1,019
North Carolina 57% 14% 6% 21% 1% 684
North Dakota 37% 19% 9% 35% < 1% 189
Ohio 49% 11% 6% 34% < 1% 683
Oklahoma 62% 12% 5% 20% < 1% 259
Oregon 46% 11% 10% 32% 1% 238
Pennsylvania 48% 7% 8% 36% < 1% 781
Rhode Island 38% 11% 7% 43% 1% 168
South Carolina 64% 11% 6% 19% 1% 352
South Dakota 38% 11% 8% 42% < 1% 195
Tennessee 69% 9% 5% 16% 2% 476
Texas 56% 11% 7% 25% 1% 1,633
Utah 68% 4% 8% 20% 1% 221
Vermont 34% 7% 5% 54% < 1% 153
Virginia 60% 10% 5% 24% 1% 512
Washington 45% 12% 7% 36% < 1% 406
West Virginia 54% 15% 8% 23% 1% 204
Wisconsin 40% 14% 7% 38% 1% 323
Wyoming 51% 13% 5% 30% < 1% 193

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