Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who pray daily by views about size of government

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Alabama 55% 40% 3% 2% 379
Alaska 62% 33% 1% 4% 149
Arizona 60% 35% 2% 4% 362
Arkansas 55% 41% 1% 4% 199
California 43% 50% 3% 4% 1,834
Colorado 59% 36% 3% 2% 247
Connecticut 58% 40% 2% < 1% 168
Delaware 44% 47% 5% 5% 153
District of Columbia 21% 70% 4% 5% 148
Florida 48% 43% 5% 4% 1,131
Georgia 51% 42% 3% 4% 626
Hawaii 53% 39% 4% 4% 159
Idaho 68% 29% 2% 1% 172
Illinois 50% 43% 3% 4% 695
Indiana 56% 38% 4% 3% 359
Iowa 68% 28% 2% 2% 172
Kansas 66% 28% 3% 2% 173
Kentucky 56% 35% 5% 4% 281
Louisiana 55% 39% 3% 3% 317
Maine 66% 24% 4% 6% 109
Maryland 48% 44% 2% 6% 331
Massachusetts 47% 43% 5% 5% 266
Michigan 56% 35% 5% 4% 550
Minnesota 64% 29% 2% 5% 284
Mississippi 51% 42% 3% 4% 234
Missouri 65% 29% 3% 3% 373
Montana 66% 27% 5% 2% 159
Nebraska 74% 23% 1% 3% 177
Nevada 61% 34% 4% 1% 153
New Hampshire 69% 27% 2% 2% 119
New Jersey 43% 51% 3% 3% 458
New Mexico 50% 42% 3% 5% 162
New York 38% 56% 3% 4% 949
North Carolina 53% 39% 3% 5% 658
North Dakota 67% 28% 1% 5% 184
Ohio 62% 30% 3% 5% 680
Oklahoma 59% 35% 4% 2% 267
Oregon 61% 31% 2% 5% 180
Pennsylvania 61% 33% 3% 4% 777
Rhode Island 55% 36% 1% 8% 148
South Carolina 52% 39% 2% 6% 340
South Dakota 73% 22% 3% 1% 174
Tennessee 59% 34% 2% 5% 471
Texas 48% 45% 3% 4% 1,619
Utah 71% 25% 1% 3% 197
Virginia 57% 38% 3% 2% 504
Washington 61% 31% 4% 4% 325
West Virginia 58% 31% 5% 5% 200
Wisconsin 67% 27% 3% 2% 293
Wyoming 78% 15% 2% 5% 173

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