Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by parental status

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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 229. 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 24% 76% 229
Alaska 34% 66% 159
Arizona 23% 77% 347
Arkansas 34% 66% 141
California 28% 72% 1,841
Colorado 27% 73% 250
Connecticut 28% 72% 167
Delaware 35% 65% 117
District of Columbia 18% 82% 131
Florida 25% 75% 956
Georgia 32% 68% 468
Hawaii 24% 76% 159
Idaho 32% 68% 155
Illinois 26% 74% 587
Indiana 29% 71% 292
Iowa 22% 78% 140
Kansas 33% 67% 132
Kentucky 19% 81% 193
Louisiana 26% 74% 205
Maine 19% 81% 127
Maryland 23% 77% 292
Massachusetts 26% 74% 335
Michigan 26% 74% 429
Minnesota 27% 73% 265
Mississippi 26% 74% 141
Missouri 33% 67% 296
Montana 21% 79% 151
Nebraska 32% 68% 128
Nevada 26% 74% 163
New Hampshire 21% 79% 138
New Jersey 33% 67% 383
New Mexico 31% 69% 160
New York 22% 78% 925
North Carolina 22% 78% 471
North Dakota 20% 80% 148
Ohio 27% 73% 500
Oklahoma 27% 73% 175
Oregon 27% 73% 219
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 619
Rhode Island 26% 74% 115
South Carolina 24% 76% 238
South Dakota 21% 79% 147
Tennessee 34% 66% 324
Texas 32% 68% 1,220
Utah 31% 69% 165
Vermont 26% 74% 159
Virginia 25% 75% 440
Washington 24% 76% 358
West Virginia 24% 76% 141
Wisconsin 32% 68% 254
Wyoming 27% 73% 152

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