Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by views about size of government

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

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Alabama 58% 38% 3% 2% 224
Arizona 64% 30% 2% 3% 165
Arkansas 57% 41% < 1% 2% 115
California 44% 50% 3% 3% 765
Florida 46% 46% 4% 3% 482
Georgia 53% 43% 2% 2% 312
Illinois 57% 37% 2% 4% 276
Indiana 55% 34% 5% 6% 183
Kentucky 61% 32% 5% 3% 143
Louisiana 47% 47% 2% 4% 155
Maryland 49% 42% 2% 6% 146
Michigan 63% 29% 5% 4% 216
Minnesota 62% 32% 4% 2% 105
Mississippi 51% 42% 3% 4% 139
Missouri 72% 25% 1% 2% 155
New Jersey 37% 59% 1% 3% 166
New York 38% 56% 3% 4% 345
North Carolina 53% 38% 2% 7% 327
Ohio 64% 29% 2% 5% 309
Oklahoma 67% 28% 3% 2% 140
Pennsylvania 61% 33% 3% 3% 300
South Carolina 51% 43% 2% 3% 178
Tennessee 61% 33% 2% 5% 271
Texas 47% 46% 3% 4% 782
Utah 80% 16% 1% 3% 152
Virginia 52% 43% 3% 2% 247
Washington 64% 29% 3% 4% 157
West Virginia 66% 25% 5% 4% 102

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