Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by importance of religion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 80% 10% 5% 4% 1% 231
Alaska 56% 23% 9% 12% < 1% 106
Arizona 67% 21% 5% 6% 2% 252
Arkansas 79% 14% 4% 2% 1% 126
California 60% 21% 9% 9% 1% 1,154
Colorado 61% 28% 5% 5% < 1% 193
Connecticut 49% 29% 9% 13% 1% 113
Florida 65% 21% 7% 7% < 1% 671
Georgia 74% 18% 4% 3% 1% 377
Idaho 74% 13% 4% 9% < 1% 137
Illinois 69% 18% 8% 5% < 1% 430
Indiana 66% 19% 8% 6% 2% 243
Iowa 70% 22% 4% 4% < 1% 113
Kansas 63% 20% 10% 5% 2% 120
Kentucky 76% 20% 2% 2% < 1% 172
Louisiana 81% 15% 1% 4% < 1% 183
Maryland 66% 24% 6% 4% < 1% 207
Massachusetts 42% 32% 14% 13% < 1% 177
Michigan 64% 21% 5% 9% 1% 352
Minnesota 67% 22% 8% 3% < 1% 196
Mississippi 79% 11% 8% 1% 1% 121
Missouri 72% 17% 6% 4% 1% 239
Montana 57% 24% 8% 10% 1% 134
Nebraska 67% 23% 6% 3% 2% 128
New Hampshire 42% 31% 20% 7% < 1% 100
New Jersey 61% 19% 11% 9% < 1% 266
New Mexico 73% 15% 2% 10% < 1% 103
New York 59% 24% 9% 8% 1% 544
North Carolina 75% 18% 3% 3% < 1% 377
North Dakota 75% 12% 12% 1% < 1% 139
Ohio 68% 19% 9% 4% < 1% 385
Oklahoma 79% 18% < 1% 2% 1% 134
Oregon 70% 16% 9% 4% 1% 140
Pennsylvania 64% 21% 7% 7% 1% 501
South Carolina 82% 10% 5% 3% < 1% 197
South Dakota 70% 23% 5% 2% < 1% 113
Tennessee 81% 14% 3% 1% 1% 292
Texas 74% 19% 3% 3% < 1% 949
Utah 82% 8% 5% 4% < 1% 126
Virginia 76% 12% 6% 4% 1% 328
Washington 62% 20% 9% 9% < 1% 243
West Virginia 78% 13% 6% 2% 1% 136
Wisconsin 57% 25% 8% 9% 1% 199
Wyoming 65% 18% 11% 5% < 1% 147

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