Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by importance of religion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say religion is…

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Alabama 73% 16% 6% 5% < 1% 268
Alaska 30% 32% 16% 20% 1% 193
Arizona 38% 27% 20% 14% < 1% 374
Arkansas 64% 17% 10% 8% 1% 180
California 40% 28% 15% 16% 1% 2,431
Colorado 36% 28% 17% 18% 1% 299
Connecticut 39% 25% 21% 14% < 1% 257
Delaware 40% 33% 13% 13% 1% 199
District of Columbia 46% 19% 17% 18% < 1% 222
Florida 46% 26% 13% 14% 1% 1,303
Georgia 58% 22% 9% 10% 1% 571
Hawaii 35% 36% 16% 13% < 1% 215
Idaho 34% 33% 17% 16% < 1% 178
Illinois 42% 31% 15% 12% < 1% 860
Indiana 45% 29% 14% 12% < 1% 398
Iowa 45% 28% 15% 12% < 1% 213
Kansas 42% 34% 16% 8% < 1% 187
Kentucky 53% 26% 10% 11% < 1% 251
Louisiana 67% 20% 5% 7% < 1% 268
Maine 22% 33% 18% 25% 1% 213
Maryland 43% 25% 16% 15% 1% 417
Massachusetts 30% 29% 17% 23% 1% 506
Michigan 40% 31% 15% 12% 1% 601
Minnesota 36% 31% 15% 17% 1% 357
Mississippi 71% 17% 5% 6% 1% 181
Missouri 47% 32% 12% 9% < 1% 394
Montana 33% 27% 20% 19% 1% 170
Nebraska 45% 26% 17% 11% 1% 180
Nevada 40% 29% 10% 20% 2% 210
New Hampshire 28% 26% 26% 20% < 1% 192
New Jersey 46% 32% 11% 9% 1% 596
New Mexico 51% 22% 10% 16% 1% 194
New York 40% 29% 13% 17% 1% 1,357
North Carolina 53% 24% 12% 10% 1% 624
North Dakota 40% 29% 16% 14% 1% 196
Ohio 50% 28% 9% 13% 1% 728
Oklahoma 56% 26% 6% 10% 1% 244
Oregon 31% 29% 15% 25% 1% 270
Pennsylvania 43% 28% 14% 15% 1% 836
Rhode Island 42% 26% 13% 19% < 1% 195
South Carolina 61% 20% 9% 8% 2% 282
South Dakota 50% 25% 11% 14% 1% 187
Tennessee 62% 21% 7% 9% 1% 354
Texas 56% 25% 8% 11% < 1% 1,509
Utah 41% 21% 20% 14% 4% 179
Vermont 21% 31% 21% 26% 1% 217
Virginia 50% 28% 12% 10% < 1% 529
Washington 34% 25% 20% 20% < 1% 454
West Virginia 53% 31% 7% 7% 2% 165
Wisconsin 39% 34% 13% 14% 1% 389
Wyoming 38% 36% 15% 11% < 1% 162

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