Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 187. 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 34% 17% 11% 37% 2% 187
Alaska 18% 5% 5% 72% < 1% 147
Arizona 17% 9% 3% 70% < 1% 267
Arkansas 36% 15% 5% 43% 1% 145
California 17% 8% 8% 68% < 1% 1,565
Colorado 15% 7% 5% 73% < 1% 229
Connecticut 13% 5% 5% 76% < 1% 167
Delaware 16% 12% 7% 64% 1% 148
District of Columbia 13% 5% 12% 71% < 1% 132
Florida 19% 9% 9% 63% 1% 851
Georgia 37% 10% 7% 45% < 1% 384
Hawaii 12% 10% 8% 69% 1% 127
Idaho 23% 5% 7% 66% < 1% 129
Illinois 17% 8% 9% 65% 1% 575
Indiana 22% 8% 9% 61% 1% 310
Iowa 16% 7% 9% 68% < 1% 178
Kansas 20% 10% 10% 60% < 1% 139
Kentucky 28% 6% 7% 58% 1% 193
Louisiana 31% 14% 10% 45% < 1% 188
Maine 16% 2% 7% 76% < 1% 152
Maryland 19% 14% 7% 60% < 1% 272
Massachusetts 5% 6% 6% 83% 1% 355
Michigan 18% 9% 11% 62% 1% 454
Minnesota 18% 7% 12% 63% < 1% 264
Mississippi 39% 17% 7% 36% 1% 107
Missouri 27% 10% 7% 55% < 1% 302
Montana 18% 4% 14% 64% < 1% 154
Nebraska 20% 9% 6% 65% < 1% 136
Nevada 13% 11% 11% 66% < 1% 134
New Hampshire 16% 5% 8% 70% < 1% 140
New Jersey 13% 6% 9% 71% < 1% 421
New Mexico 21% 15% 7% 57% < 1% 118
New York 12% 8% 8% 71% 1% 873
North Carolina 25% 16% 8% 50% 1% 386
North Dakota 13% 11% 7% 69% < 1% 181
Ohio 19% 9% 7% 64% < 1% 481
Oklahoma 27% 14% 10% 49% < 1% 147
Oregon 17% 10% 3% 70% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 18% 8% 10% 64% < 1% 602
Rhode Island 10% 2% 5% 83% < 1% 133
South Carolina 32% 12% 7% 49% 1% 188
South Dakota 14% 12% 8% 66% < 1% 143
Tennessee 44% 11% 7% 37% < 1% 243
Texas 25% 13% 9% 52% < 1% 993
Utah 33% 3% 5% 57% 1% 106
Vermont 6% 6% 4% 84% < 1% 164
Virginia 25% 10% 10% 54% < 1% 358
Washington 19% 9% 4% 69% < 1% 322
West Virginia 33% 13% 2% 50% 1% 143
Wisconsin 13% 10% 7% 69% < 1% 319
Wyoming 15% 12% 8% 65% < 1% 140

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