Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never read scripture by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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 68% 26% 1% 2% 2% 109
Alaska 71% 1% 3% 5% 20% 164
Arizona 62% 4% 5% 23% 7% 293
California 51% 3% 16% 27% 3% 1,914
Colorado 80% 2% 1% 14% 3% 268
Connecticut 82% 5% 3% 9% 1% 231
Delaware 76% 12% 4% 6% 3% 147
District of Columbia 57% 27% 4% 8% 3% 157
Florida 70% 6% 1% 21% 2% 898
Georgia 67% 19% 2% 7% 5% 297
Hawaii 29% < 1% 43% 6% 22% 162
Idaho 88% 1% 1% 10% < 1% 128
Illinois 72% 9% 4% 14% 2% 631
Indiana 86% 7% < 1% 4% 2% 280
Iowa 90% 3% 2% 3% 2% 161
Kansas 84% 3% 5% 7% 2% 132
Kentucky 88% 6% < 1% 4% 2% 161
Louisiana 77% 11% 1% 7% 4% 151
Maine 97% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 195
Maryland 68% 17% 4% 4% 6% 299
Massachusetts 85% 2% 3% 6% 4% 463
Michigan 85% 8% 1% 3% 3% 451
Minnesota 89% 2% 3% 2% 4% 273
Missouri 84% 7% 2% 4% 3% 258
Montana 89% < 1% < 1% 2% 9% 154
Nebraska 88% 2% 2% 5% 2% 151
Nevada 66% 5% 3% 21% 5% 158
New Hampshire 96% 1% 1% 1% 3% 188
New Jersey 73% 5% 5% 12% 4% 490
New Mexico 55% 1% < 1% 35% 9% 140
New York 71% 8% 5% 13% 3% 1,089
North Carolina 76% 13% 3% 6% 2% 343
North Dakota 88% 1% 1% 3% 8% 168
Ohio 90% 4% 2% 3% 1% 492
Oklahoma 74% 1% 1% 9% 15% 124
Oregon 86% < 1% 2% 5% 6% 221
Pennsylvania 86% 6% 2% 4% 1% 669
Rhode Island 87% 3% 1% 6% 4% 189
South Carolina 75% 21% < 1% 2% 2% 151
South Dakota 86% < 1% 1% 3% 10% 138
Tennessee 80% 11% 1% 6% 2% 161
Texas 52% 6% 3% 35% 4% 892
Utah 84% 2% 3% 7% 5% 102
Vermont 95% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 214
Virginia 77% 8% 7% 7% 1% 351
Washington 76% 2% 5% 10% 7% 371
West Virginia 90% 6% < 1% 1% 3% 110
Wisconsin 89% 2% 2% 5% 2% 321
Wyoming 83% 1% < 1% 12% 3% 132

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