Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 397. 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 67% 12% 7% 12% 1% 397
Alaska 62% 15% 7% 17% < 1% 124
Arizona 63% 11% 7% 19% 1% 335
Arkansas 59% 16% 7% 18% < 1% 217
California 54% 13% 7% 24% 1% 1,666
Colorado 56% 10% 8% 25% 1% 230
Connecticut 45% 12% 8% 35% < 1% 156
Delaware 50% 23% 3% 21% 3% 147
District of Columbia 48% 21% 8% 23% 1% 140
Florida 57% 13% 8% 20% 1% 1,058
Georgia 67% 12% 7% 14% < 1% 626
Hawaii 51% 15% 10% 24% < 1% 134
Idaho 64% 11% 8% 15% 2% 168
Illinois 52% 14% 10% 23% 1% 696
Indiana 60% 10% 10% 18% 1% 381
Iowa 51% 12% 12% 24% 1% 184
Kansas 59% 10% 10% 20% 1% 165
Kentucky 61% 8% 6% 23% 2% 289
Louisiana 62% 12% 4% 20% 1% 328
Maine 51% 10% 7% 31% 1% 108
Maryland 57% 15% 8% 20% < 1% 327
Massachusetts 39% 11% 10% 40% < 1% 251
Michigan 56% 10% 9% 23% 2% 513
Minnesota 54% 11% 13% 22% < 1% 281
Mississippi 73% 10% 3% 13% 1% 233
Missouri 61% 14% 7% 18% < 1% 356
Montana 65% 6% 6% 23% < 1% 139
Nebraska 48% 13% 8% 30% 1% 179
Nevada 56% 15% 8% 21% < 1% 133
New Hampshire 46% 16% 9% 29% < 1% 107
New Jersey 48% 14% 9% 28% 1% 434
New Mexico 59% 14% 5% 21% < 1% 169
New York 51% 11% 9% 28% 2% 882
North Carolina 63% 15% 6% 14% 1% 639
North Dakota 39% 23% 10% 28% 1% 197
Ohio 57% 12% 6% 24% < 1% 673
Oklahoma 66% 14% 6% 13% < 1% 251
Oregon 60% 13% 9% 17% 1% 174
Pennsylvania 56% 10% 11% 22% 1% 739
Rhode Island 45% 14% 6% 34% 1% 149
South Carolina 67% 13% 7% 11% 1% 346
South Dakota 45% 13% 9% 33% 1% 175
Tennessee 73% 9% 4% 12% 2% 475
Texas 61% 13% 7% 19% 1% 1,611
Utah 79% 5% 7% 6% 2% 191
Virginia 64% 12% 6% 17% 1% 503
Washington 56% 16% 9% 19% < 1% 312
West Virginia 66% 15% 4% 15% < 1% 197
Wisconsin 49% 18% 7% 25% < 1% 279
Wyoming 57% 12% 8% 23% 1% 166

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