Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who read scripture at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 289. 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 65% 28% < 1% 4% 3% 289
Arizona 63% 4% 1% 28% 3% 237
Arkansas 73% 18% < 1% 4% 5% 160
California 35% 9% 8% 43% 4% 1,065
Colorado 67% 7% 2% 20% 5% 152
Florida 50% 22% 1% 24% 3% 695
Georgia 55% 35% < 1% 7% 4% 464
Idaho 88% 3% < 1% 8% 1% 131
Illinois 59% 20% 2% 15% 4% 398
Indiana 81% 10% 1% 5% 3% 242
Iowa 91% 4% < 1% 2% 3% 104
Kansas 78% 10% < 1% 8% 3% 108
Kentucky 87% 10% < 1% 1% 2% 202
Louisiana 54% 42% < 1% 2% 3% 224
Maryland 39% 41% 2% 12% 5% 218
Massachusetts 54% 18% 1% 19% 7% 105
Michigan 70% 22% 1% 4% 4% 328
Minnesota 76% 13% < 1% 5% 6% 163
Mississippi 55% 38% < 1% 4% 3% 189
Missouri 84% 10% < 1% 2% 4% 251
Montana 87% 1% 2% 3% 7% 105
New Jersey 43% 26% 4% 21% 5% 223
New Mexico 30% 3% 3% 51% 14% 113
New York 43% 26% 5% 22% 5% 498
North Carolina 65% 24% 1% 6% 5% 454
Ohio 78% 16% 1% 2% 3% 421
Oklahoma 72% 8% < 1% 9% 11% 191
Oregon 79% 2% 2% 7% 10% 119
Pennsylvania 75% 16% 2% 4% 3% 424
South Carolina 61% 32% < 1% 4% 3% 249
Tennessee 76% 19% < 1% 3% 2% 361
Texas 45% 15% 2% 34% 4% 1,083
Utah 83% 1% 1% 12% 4% 169
Virginia 60% 24% 4% 7% 5% 348
Washington 73% 5% 4% 10% 8% 215
West Virginia 96% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 134
Wisconsin 81% 9% < 1% 6% 4% 154
Wyoming 85% < 1% < 1% 9% 6% 115

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