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

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Arizona 59% 38% 2% 1% 104
California 43% 49% 4% 3% 502
Florida 43% 51% 2% 4% 291
Georgia 46% 48% 3% 2% 140
Illinois 58% 36% 2% 4% 229
Indiana 59% 35% 2% 4% 129
Maryland 56% 42% < 1% 2% 105
Massachusetts 52% 40% 3% 6% 104
Michigan 61% 33% 4% 3% 146
Minnesota 56% 41% 2% < 1% 108
Missouri 56% 39% 1% 5% 106
New Jersey 44% 49% 5% 3% 143
New York 45% 50% 4% 1% 278
North Carolina 53% 41% 3% 3% 141
Ohio 53% 40% 4% 4% 182
Pennsylvania 53% 41% 3% 3% 214
Texas 43% 51% 3% 3% 376
Virginia 59% 38% 1% 1% 121
Wisconsin 64% 33% 1% 2% 112

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