Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 56% 13% 6% 24% 1% 314
Alaska 34% 10% 8% 48% < 1% 183
Arizona 39% 8% 9% 43% 1% 410
Arkansas 47% 13% 8% 31% 1% 172
California 31% 8% 10% 51% 1% 1,784
Colorado 39% 6% 8% 47% < 1% 278
Connecticut 21% 7% 9% 63% < 1% 196
Delaware 22% 15% 6% 56% 1% 146
Florida 34% 12% 9% 44% 1% 1,035
Georgia 51% 10% 7% 32% 1% 528
Hawaii 29% 10% 12% 50% < 1% 160
Idaho 43% 6% 8% 42% 1% 209
Illinois 32% 11% 7% 48% 1% 721
Indiana 36% 9% 10% 44% 1% 383
Iowa 36% 12% 10% 41% < 1% 201
Kansas 40% 12% 7% 42% < 1% 204
Kentucky 46% 6% 10% 37% 1% 245
Louisiana 44% 10% 8% 37% < 1% 262
Maine 22% 6% 5% 67% 1% 180
Maryland 36% 10% 8% 45% 1% 298
Massachusetts 12% 9% 9% 69% 1% 325
Michigan 35% 10% 9% 45% 1% 545
Minnesota 32% 7% 13% 48% < 1% 331
Mississippi 61% 11% 4% 23% 2% 178
Missouri 47% 9% 9% 35% < 1% 402
Montana 38% 5% 11% 45% < 1% 215
Nebraska 30% 14% 5% 50% 1% 202
Nevada 32% 11% 9% 48% < 1% 194
New Hampshire 21% 9% 9% 60% < 1% 180
New Jersey 26% 8% 7% 59% < 1% 437
New Mexico 41% 12% 3% 44% < 1% 153
New York 24% 6% 9% 60% 1% 882
North Carolina 49% 14% 7% 30% < 1% 559
North Dakota 27% 12% 10% 50% < 1% 233
Ohio 37% 11% 8% 44% < 1% 682
Oklahoma 51% 13% 8% 28% < 1% 240
Oregon 38% 10% 4% 46% 1% 228
Pennsylvania 35% 8% 10% 47% 1% 793
Rhode Island 27% 8% 9% 56% < 1% 155
South Carolina 51% 12% 7% 30% 1% 271
South Dakota 36% 12% 9% 43% < 1% 212
Tennessee 58% 11% 6% 23% 2% 407
Texas 44% 12% 9% 35% < 1% 1,330
Utah 58% 4% 10% 27% 1% 222
Vermont 26% 9% 7% 58% < 1% 143
Virginia 44% 11% 6% 39% < 1% 516
Washington 35% 12% 6% 47% < 1% 386
West Virginia 51% 11% 5% 32% 1% 188
Wisconsin 29% 12% 10% 48% 1% 369
Wyoming 36% 13% 9% 42% < 1% 230

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