Frequency of reading scripture among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 36% 12% 13% 39% < 1% 180
Alaska 15% 9% 5% 71% < 1% 146
Arizona 22% 9% 10% 58% < 1% 286
Arkansas 29% 17% 12% 41% 1% 114
California 17% 9% 9% 64% 1% 1,596
Colorado 17% 9% 12% 61% 1% 209
Connecticut 15% 3% 7% 73% 1% 197
Delaware 17% 10% 9% 62% 1% 141
District of Columbia 21% 15% 7% 57% < 1% 118
Florida 24% 10% 11% 55% 1% 933
Georgia 28% 15% 7% 50% < 1% 360
Hawaii 23% 12% 6% 58% 1% 158
Idaho 21% 8% 9% 60% 2% 150
Illinois 18% 10% 11% 60% 1% 596
Indiana 19% 10% 12% 60% < 1% 282
Iowa 15% 10% 10% 65% < 1% 148
Kansas 15% 13% 10% 61% 1% 139
Kentucky 27% 6% 10% 56% 1% 175
Louisiana 31% 15% 8% 46% < 1% 172
Maine 10% 6% 5% 79% < 1% 167
Maryland 19% 10% 10% 61% 1% 282
Massachusetts 10% 11% 7% 71% 1% 366
Michigan 18% 11% 7% 63% 1% 447
Minnesota 13% 7% 12% 68% < 1% 261
Missouri 23% 13% 13% 52% < 1% 267
Montana 14% 4% 11% 70% < 1% 138
Nebraska 14% 8% 5% 71% 1% 134
Nevada 15% 13% 10% 63% < 1% 162
New Hampshire 11% 10% 3% 75% 1% 168
New Jersey 14% 9% 8% 68% 1% 421
New Mexico 21% 14% 7% 58% < 1% 115
New York 17% 8% 9% 65% 1% 935
North Carolina 30% 14% 11% 44% 1% 391
North Dakota 14% 12% 7% 66% 1% 160
Ohio 24% 8% 9% 60% < 1% 527
Oklahoma 38% 13% 12% 38% < 1% 163
Oregon 15% 9% 8% 68% < 1% 185
Pennsylvania 14% 8% 12% 65% 1% 590
Rhode Island 12% 6% 8% 73% 1% 156
South Carolina 32% 12% 7% 47% 1% 177
South Dakota 15% 10% 9% 65% < 1% 140
Tennessee 38% 9% 8% 43% 2% 231
Texas 27% 11% 11% 51% 1% 953
Utah 22% 5% 9% 63% 1% 119
Vermont 8% 8% 7% 77% < 1% 162
Virginia 28% 13% 7% 52% < 1% 350
Washington 12% 11% 8% 70% < 1% 308
West Virginia 23% 13% 10% 52% 3% 125
Wisconsin 10% 11% 9% 70% < 1% 267
Wyoming 21% 12% 10% 57% 1% 125

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