Views about size of government among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about size of government

% of who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

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Alabama 60% 33% 4% 3% 264
Arizona 68% 30% 1% 1% 219
Arkansas 55% 42% < 1% 2% 147
California 45% 48% 4% 3% 1,027
Colorado 68% 30% 1% 1% 150
Florida 50% 42% 4% 4% 632
Georgia 54% 42% 2% 2% 426
Idaho 75% 20% 3% 2% 120
Illinois 54% 41% 2% 3% 403
Indiana 61% 33% 4% 2% 242
Iowa 70% 29% < 1% 1% 119
Kansas 78% 20% 1% 1% 115
Kentucky 61% 33% 3% 3% 190
Louisiana 55% 40% 2% 3% 201
Maryland 51% 42% 2% 5% 211
Massachusetts 46% 47% 3% 4% 111
Michigan 64% 29% 3% 3% 332
Minnesota 69% 24% 1% 6% 164
Mississippi 59% 37% 2% 2% 161
Missouri 73% 21% 3% 3% 240
Nebraska 78% 19% < 1% 3% 113
New Jersey 46% 50% < 1% 4% 249
New Mexico 54% 38% 5% 4% 107
New York 39% 54% 3% 4% 496
North Carolina 57% 37% 2% 4% 428
North Dakota 74% 22% < 1% 4% 113
Ohio 66% 27% 3% 4% 389
Oklahoma 62% 30% 4% 4% 159
Oregon 67% 26% 2% 5% 111
Pennsylvania 62% 31% 2% 4% 474
South Carolina 59% 35% 3% 3% 230
South Dakota 76% 19% 3% 2% 109
Tennessee 62% 30% 2% 6% 326
Texas 51% 42% 3% 3% 1,052
Utah 78% 19% 1% 3% 141
Virginia 61% 35% 2% 3% 318
Washington 61% 31% 3% 4% 204
West Virginia 64% 25% 5% 6% 143
Wisconsin 73% 24% 2% 2% 197
Wyoming 74% 19% 1% 5% 118

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