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

% of who say religion 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 76% 11% 4% 10% < 1% 264
Arizona 68% 10% 6% 16% < 1% 219
Arkansas 66% 13% 5% 16% < 1% 147
California 64% 11% 5% 18% 1% 1,027
Colorado 66% 6% 3% 25% < 1% 150
Florida 60% 13% 8% 19% 1% 632
Georgia 75% 7% 6% 12% 1% 426
Idaho 72% 11% 7% 10% < 1% 120
Illinois 59% 10% 8% 22% 1% 403
Indiana 64% 10% 8% 18% 1% 242
Iowa 59% 9% 8% 23% 1% 119
Kansas 67% 12% 6% 15% < 1% 115
Kentucky 70% 8% 6% 15% 2% 190
Louisiana 68% 9% 6% 15% 2% 201
Maryland 70% 13% 4% 12% < 1% 211
Massachusetts 54% 12% 5% 28% 1% 111
Michigan 63% 10% 8% 17% 1% 332
Minnesota 66% 10% 12% 12% < 1% 164
Mississippi 77% 12% 4% 7% 1% 161
Missouri 68% 9% 6% 17% < 1% 240
Nebraska 50% 12% 8% 29% 1% 113
New Jersey 61% 10% 6% 23% 1% 249
New Mexico 67% 12% 2% 20% < 1% 107
New York 60% 9% 9% 20% 2% 496
North Carolina 68% 14% 5% 13% 1% 428
North Dakota 44% 22% 12% 22% < 1% 113
Ohio 60% 13% 4% 23% 1% 389
Oklahoma 67% 12% 3% 18% < 1% 159
Oregon 70% 12% 3% 15% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 64% 9% 8% 19% < 1% 474
South Carolina 73% 12% 5% 9% 1% 230
South Dakota 51% 9% 11% 28% 1% 109
Tennessee 79% 9% 3% 7% 1% 326
Texas 67% 12% 5% 15% 1% 1,052
Utah 89% 4% 5% 1% 1% 141
Virginia 73% 8% 3% 15% 1% 318
Washington 70% 14% 3% 13% < 1% 204
West Virginia 69% 11% 5% 15% < 1% 143
Wisconsin 53% 12% 11% 24% 1% 197
Wyoming 60% 11% 7% 21% < 1% 118

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