Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among married adults by state (2014) Switch to: State among married adults by attendance at prayer groups

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State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 284. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 47% 6% 10% 36% 1% 284
Alaska 26% 4% 8% 61% < 1% 156
Arizona 32% 10% 9% 50% < 1% 318
Arkansas 35% 17% 11% 37% < 1% 156
California 23% 10% 10% 57% < 1% 1,712
Colorado 22% 7% 11% 60% < 1% 287
Connecticut 13% 7% 10% 70% < 1% 186
Delaware 13% 18% 6% 63% < 1% 148
District of Columbia 30% 9% 7% 52% 1% 106
Florida 27% 7% 7% 58% 1% 987
Georgia 35% 11% 9% 45% < 1% 486
Hawaii 31% 5% 10% 53% 1% 135
Idaho 32% 6% 8% 52% 2% 197
Illinois 23% 10% 8% 59% < 1% 666
Indiana 29% 11% 9% 51% < 1% 329
Iowa 24% 7% 11% 58% 1% 192
Kansas 29% 8% 10% 54% < 1% 172
Kentucky 37% 10% 13% 40% < 1% 223
Louisiana 41% 15% 9% 35% < 1% 212
Maine 13% 3% 5% 78% 1% 158
Maryland 23% 7% 7% 63% < 1% 319
Massachusetts 11% 4% 5% 80% < 1% 335
Michigan 26% 10% 7% 57% 1% 501
Minnesota 21% 9% 8% 61% 1% 309
Mississippi 51% 14% 9% 26% < 1% 147
Missouri 29% 11% 9% 51% < 1% 314
Montana 22% 5% 9% 64% < 1% 184
Nebraska 22% 15% 10% 51% 2% 169
Nevada 27% 15% 7% 51% < 1% 145
New Hampshire 11% 4% 10% 75% 1% 154
New Jersey 17% 8% 10% 65% 1% 462
New Mexico 30% 17% 5% 48% < 1% 143
New York 22% 6% 7% 63% 1% 920
North Carolina 35% 11% 11% 42% < 1% 565
North Dakota 15% 8% 13% 63% 1% 184
Ohio 32% 5% 8% 55% < 1% 582
Oklahoma 37% 10% 10% 43% < 1% 202
Oregon 26% 7% 6% 61% 1% 209
Pennsylvania 26% 7% 10% 58% < 1% 706
Rhode Island 24% 4% 5% 67% < 1% 147
South Carolina 41% 14% 9% 36% 1% 252
South Dakota 20% 7% 15% 57% < 1% 161
Tennessee 50% 11% 9% 29% 1% 382
Texas 34% 11% 8% 47% 1% 1,347
Utah 58% 8% 2% 31% 2% 182
Vermont 9% 10% 4% 78% < 1% 170
Virginia 35% 11% 4% 48% 1% 511
Washington 23% 10% 7% 59% 1% 346
West Virginia 38% 13% 7% 41% 1% 145
Wisconsin 15% 9% 9% 66% 1% 348
Wyoming 35% 6% 6% 53% < 1% 176

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