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

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who would rather have…

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Alabama 60% 36% 3% 2% 109
Alaska 48% 47% 2% 2% 166
Arizona 54% 42% 2% 2% 299
California 44% 49% 4% 3% 1,943
Colorado 46% 44% 6% 4% 271
Connecticut 53% 40% 2% 5% 232
Delaware 53% 39% 3% 5% 150
District of Columbia 20% 76% 4% 1% 158
Florida 47% 47% 2% 4% 912
Georgia 49% 42% 5% 4% 300
Hawaii 49% 43% 4% 4% 165
Idaho 65% 29% 3% 3% 130
Illinois 51% 44% 3% 2% 638
Indiana 55% 37% 4% 4% 284
Iowa 46% 46% 3% 4% 161
Kansas 57% 31% 2% 10% 133
Kentucky 48% 43% 5% 4% 162
Louisiana 59% 35% 2% 4% 152
Maine 60% 33% 4% 3% 196
Maryland 48% 45% 1% 6% 303
Massachusetts 48% 45% 2% 4% 476
Michigan 53% 39% 3% 4% 457
Minnesota 53% 41% 2% 4% 276
Missouri 52% 39% 3% 6% 258
Montana 56% 38% 1% 5% 156
Nebraska 62% 31% 3% 4% 152
Nevada 55% 39% 4% 2% 162
New Hampshire 59% 36% 2% 4% 193
New Jersey 49% 43% 5% 4% 498
New Mexico 46% 51% 2% 1% 140
New York 45% 49% 3% 3% 1,103
North Carolina 47% 48% 3% 3% 347
North Dakota 64% 31% 2% 4% 171
Ohio 55% 37% 3% 5% 503
Oklahoma 50% 43% 4% 2% 126
Oregon 51% 43% 2% 4% 226
Pennsylvania 53% 40% 2% 5% 672
Rhode Island 46% 42% 7% 5% 189
South Carolina 52% 44% 3% 2% 151
South Dakota 58% 34% 5% 4% 139
Tennessee 51% 42% 2% 5% 162
Texas 45% 48% 3% 4% 900
Utah 53% 40% 5% 2% 104
Vermont 38% 51% 4% 7% 215
Virginia 55% 40% 2% 2% 359
Washington 48% 46% 2% 4% 375
West Virginia 53% 35% 8% 4% 111
Wisconsin 53% 42% 3% 3% 324
Wyoming 65% 25% < 1% 10% 133

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