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

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State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 245. 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 85% 11% 3% 1% < 1% 245
Arizona 78% 18% 2% < 1% 2% 171
Arkansas 82% 16% < 1% 2% 1% 145
California 78% 18% 2% 1% 2% 718
Colorado 70% 25% 3% 1% < 1% 126
Florida 78% 17% 3% 1% < 1% 461
Georgia 80% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% 364
Illinois 81% 17% 1% < 1% 1% 272
Indiana 79% 17% 4% 1% < 1% 208
Kentucky 80% 17% 1% 1% < 1% 213
Louisiana 86% 12% 1% < 1% 1% 120
Maryland 75% 24% < 1% 1% < 1% 108
Michigan 74% 22% 1% 2% 1% 240
Minnesota 68% 25% 2% 4% < 1% 110
Mississippi 82% 13% 3% < 1% 2% 134
Missouri 79% 18% 1% 1% 1% 222
New York 85% 14% 1% < 1% < 1% 182
North Carolina 81% 16% 1% < 1% 1% 345
Ohio 79% 20% 1% < 1% < 1% 321
Oklahoma 76% 21% < 1% 3% < 1% 188
Oregon 72% 24% < 1% 3% 1% 116
Pennsylvania 83% 13% 2% 1% 2% 248
South Carolina 87% 9% 3% 1% 1% 169
Tennessee 80% 17% 1% 1% 1% 348
Texas 83% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 821
Virginia 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 243
Washington 78% 18% 5% < 1% < 1% 166
West Virginia 80% 14% 3% < 1% 2% 117
Wisconsin 71% 21% 5% 3% < 1% 135

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