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Sample size = 428. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 84% 12% 3% 1% < 1% 428
Alaska 55% 30% 9% 5% 1% 176
Arizona 62% 25% 10% 3% < 1% 448
Arkansas 76% 16% 5% 3% < 1% 258
California 61% 28% 7% 3% 1% 2,213
Colorado 59% 31% 9% 2% < 1% 291
Connecticut 53% 30% 13% 5% < 1% 237
Delaware 54% 36% 6% 2% 1% 224
District of Columbia 66% 25% 5% 3% < 1% 181
Florida 65% 25% 6% 3% < 1% 1,367
Georgia 75% 20% 4% 1% 1% 747
Hawaii 54% 35% 8% 2% 1% 186
Idaho 62% 29% 8% 1% < 1% 221
Illinois 61% 29% 8% 2% < 1% 929
Indiana 60% 28% 9% 3% < 1% 496
Iowa 66% 24% 8% 3% < 1% 241
Kansas 58% 31% 8% 3% < 1% 231
Kentucky 71% 24% 4% 1% < 1% 355
Louisiana 79% 19% 1% < 1% < 1% 367
Maine 47% 37% 6% 9% 1% 177
Maryland 64% 26% 7% 3% 1% 416
Massachusetts 51% 35% 8% 4% < 1% 368
Michigan 59% 29% 9% 3% 1% 707
Minnesota 56% 32% 8% 4% < 1% 411
Mississippi 79% 15% 3% 1% 1% 269
Missouri 63% 29% 6% 2% < 1% 489
Montana 57% 27% 13% 4% < 1% 204
Nebraska 63% 28% 7% 1% 1% 242
Nevada 57% 32% 8% 3% < 1% 202
New Hampshire 45% 29% 22% 3% < 1% 164
New Jersey 64% 28% 6% 2% < 1% 606
New Mexico 74% 18% 3% 4% 1% 199
New York 58% 29% 7% 5% 1% 1,249
North Carolina 71% 23% 4% 2% < 1% 774
North Dakota 61% 24% 13% 2% < 1% 267
Ohio 65% 27% 5% 2% < 1% 862
Oklahoma 74% 22% 2% 1% 1% 310
Oregon 62% 27% 8% 1% 1% 229
Pennsylvania 62% 26% 7% 4% < 1% 977
Rhode Island 67% 23% 8% 2% < 1% 207
South Carolina 77% 16% 5% 1% 1% 386
South Dakota 67% 27% 5% 2% < 1% 233
Tennessee 79% 17% 3% 1% 1% 531
Texas 71% 22% 4% 2% < 1% 1,918
Utah 72% 16% 9% 1% 1% 238
Vermont 47% 31% 17% 4% 1% 155
Virginia 72% 21% 4% 2% 1% 622
Washington 59% 28% 9% 4% < 1% 419
West Virginia 72% 23% 4% 1% < 1% 251
Wisconsin 55% 34% 8% 3% 1% 423
Wyoming 59% 31% 7% 3% < 1% 236

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