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

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups 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 = 190. 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 26% 18% 8% 48% < 1% 190
Alaska 16% 7% 6% 71% < 1% 211
Arizona 14% 8% 7% 71% < 1% 388
Arkansas 25% 11% 9% 55% < 1% 129
California 11% 7% 9% 73% 1% 2,338
Colorado 12% 6% 7% 75% < 1% 319
Connecticut 11% 6% 6% 77% < 1% 265
Delaware 8% 8% 7% 76% 1% 181
District of Columbia 9% 8% 6% 76% < 1% 197
Florida 14% 9% 9% 68% 1% 1,213
Georgia 20% 12% 8% 60% < 1% 455
Hawaii 8% 4% 13% 75% < 1% 192
Idaho 16% 8% 9% 67% < 1% 171
Illinois 11% 7% 9% 73% 1% 823
Indiana 11% 7% 8% 74% < 1% 344
Iowa 10% 7% 8% 74% 1% 202
Kansas 10% 6% 10% 73% < 1% 163
Kentucky 17% 3% 10% 69% 1% 209
Louisiana 18% 9% 10% 63% 1% 212
Maine 10% 4% 6% 79% 1% 239
Maryland 14% 11% 7% 67% 1% 398
Massachusetts 5% 7% 8% 80% < 1% 542
Michigan 10% 9% 9% 71% 1% 589
Minnesota 8% 6% 10% 75% < 1% 346
Mississippi 26% 13% 9% 51% 1% 100
Missouri 16% 10% 10% 64% < 1% 369
Montana 10% 5% 9% 77% < 1% 198
Nebraska 11% 6% 7% 76% < 1% 169
Nevada 11% 6% 6% 76% < 1% 198
New Hampshire 6% 6% 6% 82% < 1% 219
New Jersey 10% 7% 6% 76% 1% 559
New Mexico 13% 8% 5% 74% < 1% 190
New York 11% 6% 9% 73% 1% 1,319
North Carolina 17% 13% 11% 59% < 1% 497
North Dakota 8% 10% 9% 73% < 1% 210
Ohio 14% 6% 8% 71% < 1% 643
Oklahoma 22% 7% 9% 61% < 1% 178
Oregon 12% 9% 8% 71% < 1% 272
Pennsylvania 12% 7% 10% 71% < 1% 845
Rhode Island 4% 6% 9% 80% < 1% 213
South Carolina 23% 11% 6% 60% 1% 209
South Dakota 12% 7% 9% 73% < 1% 182
Tennessee 23% 9% 8% 58% 1% 257
Texas 16% 11% 9% 63% < 1% 1,244
Utah 12% 4% 9% 75% < 1% 122
Vermont 6% 5% 5% 84% < 1% 241
Virginia 15% 10% 8% 67% < 1% 484
Washington 9% 8% 6% 78% < 1% 446
West Virginia 17% 7% 13% 63% < 1% 145
Wisconsin 10% 10% 7% 73% < 1% 387
Wyoming 9% 11% 8% 71% 1% 183

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