Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by state (2014) Switch to: State among Evangelical Protestants 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 = 245. 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% 12% 11% 15% 1% 245
Arizona 61% 12% 5% 22% < 1% 171
Arkansas 62% 14% 4% 19% < 1% 145
California 64% 11% 7% 17% 1% 718
Colorado 61% 10% 6% 22% < 1% 126
Florida 60% 13% 8% 19% 1% 461
Georgia 64% 12% 5% 18% < 1% 364
Illinois 59% 12% 10% 18% 1% 272
Indiana 61% 10% 9% 20% < 1% 208
Kentucky 58% 9% 8% 23% 2% 213
Louisiana 64% 13% 9% 14% < 1% 120
Maryland 58% 16% 6% 19% 1% 108
Michigan 56% 13% 7% 21% 3% 240
Minnesota 56% 8% 10% 26% < 1% 110
Mississippi 74% 12% 5% 9% 1% 134
Missouri 61% 13% 10% 15% < 1% 222
New York 66% 8% 7% 17% 1% 182
North Carolina 68% 12% 5% 14% 1% 345
Ohio 62% 10% 7% 21% 1% 321
Oklahoma 64% 10% 9% 18% < 1% 188
Oregon 60% 17% 4% 19% < 1% 116
Pennsylvania 69% 11% 8% 12% 1% 248
South Carolina 67% 10% 7% 13% 2% 169
Tennessee 70% 10% 6% 12% 2% 348
Texas 66% 13% 6% 13% < 1% 821
Virginia 71% 8% 3% 17% < 1% 243
Washington 59% 16% 6% 19% < 1% 166
West Virginia 69% 7% 11% 13% < 1% 117
Wisconsin 45% 18% 8% 28% 1% 135

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