Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by views about size of government

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Alabama 60% 32% 3% 5% 190
Alaska 51% 45% 2% 2% 211
Arizona 57% 37% 3% 3% 388
Arkansas 58% 36% 1% 5% 129
California 45% 47% 4% 3% 2,338
Colorado 50% 42% 5% 3% 319
Connecticut 51% 43% 2% 4% 265
Delaware 52% 40% 3% 5% 181
District of Columbia 24% 70% 5% 1% 197
Florida 48% 44% 3% 4% 1,213
Georgia 50% 41% 4% 5% 455
Hawaii 51% 43% 3% 3% 192
Idaho 62% 31% 4% 3% 171
Illinois 48% 45% 4% 3% 823
Indiana 57% 36% 4% 3% 344
Iowa 52% 41% 2% 4% 202
Kansas 58% 29% 4% 10% 163
Kentucky 51% 41% 4% 5% 209
Louisiana 58% 36% 2% 4% 212
Maine 56% 36% 3% 4% 239
Maryland 49% 44% 2% 5% 398
Massachusetts 49% 44% 3% 4% 542
Michigan 55% 37% 3% 4% 589
Minnesota 56% 38% 3% 3% 346
Mississippi 57% 39% 1% 3% 100
Missouri 55% 37% 3% 5% 369
Montana 61% 32% 2% 4% 198
Nebraska 65% 29% 2% 4% 169
Nevada 59% 35% 3% 2% 198
New Hampshire 62% 32% 2% 3% 219
New Jersey 48% 44% 4% 4% 559
New Mexico 42% 54% 2% 2% 190
New York 43% 51% 3% 3% 1,319
North Carolina 50% 44% 3% 3% 497
North Dakota 67% 29% 1% 3% 210
Ohio 55% 37% 3% 5% 643
Oklahoma 50% 41% 5% 4% 178
Oregon 50% 44% 3% 3% 272
Pennsylvania 53% 39% 2% 5% 845
Rhode Island 47% 42% 6% 5% 213
South Carolina 57% 33% 3% 7% 209
South Dakota 63% 31% 4% 3% 182
Tennessee 52% 40% 1% 7% 257
Texas 48% 45% 4% 3% 1,244
Utah 53% 41% 4% 2% 122
Vermont 38% 51% 4% 7% 241
Virginia 57% 37% 3% 3% 484
Washington 49% 45% 3% 3% 446
West Virginia 52% 37% 5% 6% 145
Wisconsin 59% 37% 2% 2% 387
Wyoming 68% 21% < 1% 10% 183

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