Racial and ethnic composition among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 261. 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 70% 23% < 1% 3% 4% 261
Arizona 63% 5% < 1% 25% 6% 214
Arkansas 78% 15% < 1% 5% 3% 146
California 37% 8% 8% 43% 3% 1,014
Colorado 73% 5% 2% 19% 2% 148
Florida 54% 19% 1% 23% 3% 626
Georgia 57% 33% < 1% 6% 4% 421
Idaho 92% < 1% < 1% 8% 1% 119
Illinois 65% 16% 1% 16% 2% 396
Indiana 85% 9% < 1% 5% 1% 238
Iowa 90% 6% < 1% 3% 1% 119
Kansas 79% 6% 1% 11% 3% 114
Kentucky 87% 10% < 1% 2% 1% 190
Louisiana 62% 29% < 1% 5% 4% 198
Maryland 44% 37% 2% 11% 5% 207
Massachusetts 65% 15% < 1% 17% 4% 107
Michigan 75% 18% 1% 4% 3% 327
Minnesota 83% 8% 1% 4% 4% 162
Mississippi 60% 34% < 1% 3% 2% 159
Missouri 87% 9% < 1% 2% 2% 238
Nebraska 86% 3% < 1% 8% 4% 112
New Jersey 53% 19% 4% 21% 3% 245
New Mexico 42% 2% 3% 40% 13% 106
New York 51% 19% 5% 20% 5% 488
North Carolina 67% 23% < 1% 6% 4% 423
North Dakota 86% < 1% < 1% 1% 13% 110
Ohio 80% 14% 1% 3% 2% 381
Oklahoma 73% 9% < 1% 6% 13% 156
Oregon 77% 1% 1% 10% 10% 108
Pennsylvania 80% 12% 2% 4% 2% 469
South Carolina 69% 23% < 1% 4% 3% 229
South Dakota 91% < 1% 2% 2% 5% 109
Tennessee 79% 16% 1% 2% 2% 322
Texas 51% 14% 1% 31% 3% 1,037
Utah 88% 1% < 1% 10% 1% 139
Virginia 66% 18% 4% 8% 4% 312
Washington 78% 3% 4% 11% 4% 199
West Virginia 92% 4% < 1% 1% 4% 140
Wisconsin 85% 7% 1% 5% 3% 194
Wyoming 89% < 1% < 1% 10% 1% 118

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