Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Christians by importance of religion

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Sample size = 443. 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% 443
Alaska 62% 28% 8% 2% < 1% 187
Arizona 68% 23% 7% 1% 1% 448
Arkansas 79% 15% 4% 2% 1% 247
California 66% 26% 6% 1% 1% 2,289
Colorado 62% 31% 6% 1% < 1% 323
Connecticut 54% 30% 14% 2% < 1% 251
Delaware 60% 32% 7% 1% 1% 209
District of Columbia 66% 23% 8% 3% < 1% 188
Florida 67% 25% 6% 2% < 1% 1,415
Georgia 76% 20% 3% 1% 1% 781
Hawaii 58% 31% 8% 1% 1% 185
Idaho 68% 28% 3% 1% < 1% 222
Illinois 64% 27% 7% 1% < 1% 977
Indiana 67% 27% 5% 1% < 1% 492
Iowa 67% 27% 6% 1% < 1% 261
Kansas 61% 33% 5% 1% < 1% 241
Kentucky 76% 20% 2% 1% < 1% 345
Louisiana 80% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% 387
Maine 51% 35% 9% 4% 1% 191
Maryland 65% 27% 6% 1% 1% 433
Massachusetts 50% 32% 12% 5% 1% 412
Michigan 64% 26% 6% 2% 1% 717
Minnesota 57% 32% 8% 3% 1% 433
Mississippi 82% 13% 4% < 1% 2% 269
Missouri 68% 26% 4% 1% < 1% 486
Montana 62% 27% 9% 1% < 1% 202
Nebraska 67% 25% 5% 1% 1% 243
Nevada 61% 32% 5% 1% < 1% 207
New Hampshire 47% 37% 12% 4% < 1% 188
New Jersey 60% 30% 7% 2% 1% 611
New Mexico 72% 21% 4% 3% < 1% 222
New York 62% 29% 6% 3% 1% 1,222
North Carolina 74% 21% 3% 1% 1% 796
North Dakota 63% 25% 10% 2% < 1% 276
Ohio 70% 24% 4% 1% < 1% 863
Oklahoma 75% 21% 2% 2% 1% 312
Oregon 64% 27% 6% 2% < 1% 244
Pennsylvania 64% 28% 5% 3% 1% 1,037
Rhode Island 58% 26% 8% 8% < 1% 239
South Carolina 79% 15% 4% < 1% 1% 394
South Dakota 67% 25% 6% 1% 1% 242
Tennessee 80% 17% 2% 1% 1% 552
Texas 75% 21% 3% 2% < 1% 1,979
Utah 75% 17% 7% 1% < 1% 234
Vermont 49% 27% 21% 2% < 1% 156
Virginia 75% 19% 5% 1% < 1% 644
Washington 63% 27% 8% 2% < 1% 444
West Virginia 74% 21% 4% 1% 1% 245
Wisconsin 57% 33% 7% 3% < 1% 439
Wyoming 62% 28% 8% 2% < 1% 225

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