Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by views about size of government

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who would rather have…

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Alabama 51% 42% 3% 3% 148
Arizona 53% 41% 3% 4% 129
California 44% 50% 2% 4% 732
Florida 46% 47% 3% 4% 479
Georgia 51% 42% 2% 5% 240
Illinois 52% 42% 3% 4% 310
Indiana 58% 33% 4% 6% 167
Kentucky 54% 36% 5% 5% 127
Louisiana 47% 47% 3% 4% 119
Maryland 50% 45% < 1% 5% 161
Massachusetts 45% 48% 3% 4% 158
Michigan 53% 40% 3% 4% 224
Minnesota 56% 36% 3% 5% 132
Missouri 63% 29% 2% 7% 161
New Jersey 44% 50% 4% 2% 223
New York 43% 51% 3% 3% 445
North Carolina 48% 42% 4% 7% 218
Ohio 56% 41% 2% 2% 275
Oklahoma 56% 37% 2% 5% 113
Pennsylvania 51% 41% 3% 5% 308
South Carolina 54% 43% < 1% 3% 118
Tennessee 62% 31% 2% 5% 148
Texas 47% 46% 4% 3% 544
Virginia 56% 40% 3% 1% 161
Washington 57% 38% 3% 2% 140
Wisconsin 57% 37% 1% 5% 133

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