Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never read scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never read scripture by parental status

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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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 21% 79% 108
Alaska 34% 66% 165
Arizona 25% 75% 298
California 26% 74% 1,935
Colorado 29% 71% 271
Connecticut 20% 80% 230
Delaware 32% 68% 150
District of Columbia 19% 81% 157
Florida 24% 76% 907
Georgia 30% 70% 298
Hawaii 23% 77% 165
Idaho 33% 67% 129
Illinois 24% 76% 638
Indiana 28% 72% 284
Iowa 29% 71% 161
Kansas 33% 67% 133
Kentucky 21% 79% 161
Louisiana 32% 68% 152
Maine 26% 74% 196
Maryland 27% 73% 302
Massachusetts 24% 76% 474
Michigan 29% 71% 457
Minnesota 26% 74% 276
Missouri 29% 71% 258
Montana 24% 76% 156
Nebraska 35% 65% 151
Nevada 22% 78% 160
New Hampshire 21% 79% 192
New Jersey 26% 74% 496
New Mexico 21% 79% 139
New York 24% 76% 1,101
North Carolina 30% 70% 345
North Dakota 28% 72% 171
Ohio 29% 71% 502
Oklahoma 30% 70% 126
Oregon 26% 74% 226
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 670
Rhode Island 17% 83% 189
South Carolina 23% 77% 151
South Dakota 27% 73% 139
Tennessee 27% 73% 162
Texas 34% 66% 896
Utah 29% 71% 103
Vermont 25% 75% 215
Virginia 31% 69% 358
Washington 22% 78% 375
West Virginia 28% 72% 111
Wisconsin 27% 73% 322
Wyoming 31% 69% 131

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