Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among whites by state (2014) Switch to: State among whites 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 = 346. 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 41% 8% 10% 40% 1% 346
Alaska 16% 4% 6% 73% < 1% 226
Arizona 25% 6% 8% 60% < 1% 463
Arkansas 29% 15% 10% 46% 1% 229
California 16% 6% 6% 72% < 1% 2,098
Colorado 16% 9% 7% 67% < 1% 383
Connecticut 12% 5% 9% 75% < 1% 286
Delaware 12% 10% 10% 67% 1% 217
District of Columbia 13% 5% 4% 78% < 1% 124
Florida 20% 5% 8% 67% 1% 1,311
Georgia 28% 11% 10% 51% < 1% 576
Hawaii 18% 3% 6% 72% < 1% 141
Idaho 28% 6% 7% 57% 1% 280
Illinois 16% 8% 8% 67% < 1% 975
Indiana 25% 10% 8% 57% < 1% 532
Iowa 20% 6% 12% 61% 1% 304
Kansas 25% 7% 9% 58% < 1% 255
Kentucky 28% 7% 11% 54% < 1% 362
Louisiana 28% 12% 10% 51% < 1% 289
Maine 12% 3% 5% 80% 1% 281
Maryland 14% 5% 8% 72% 1% 379
Massachusetts 8% 6% 4% 82% 1% 559
Michigan 18% 10% 6% 66% 1% 755
Minnesota 15% 9% 7% 69% < 1% 483
Mississippi 34% 14% 11% 41% < 1% 187
Missouri 24% 9% 8% 59% < 1% 516
Montana 17% 5% 10% 67% < 1% 278
Nebraska 18% 12% 10% 58% 2% 253
Nevada 18% 9% 4% 68% 1% 200
New Hampshire 8% 5% 8% 79% 1% 275
New Jersey 14% 5% 10% 71% < 1% 605
New Mexico 24% 10% 4% 62% < 1% 168
New York 14% 6% 6% 74% 1% 1,319
North Carolina 28% 9% 10% 53% < 1% 712
North Dakota 19% 7% 9% 65% < 1% 307
Ohio 24% 7% 7% 62% < 1% 913
Oklahoma 36% 11% 9% 44% < 1% 277
Oregon 21% 8% 8% 63% < 1% 338
Pennsylvania 21% 6% 8% 64% < 1% 1,124
Rhode Island 17% 3% 7% 73% < 1% 258
South Carolina 29% 10% 8% 52% 1% 341
South Dakota 18% 8% 11% 62% 1% 268
Tennessee 38% 11% 9% 40% 1% 526
Texas 27% 9% 9% 54% 1% 1,379
Utah 47% 6% 4% 42% 1% 274
Vermont 9% 7% 6% 78% < 1% 293
Virginia 26% 8% 6% 59% 1% 632
Washington 22% 8% 7% 63% < 1% 542
West Virginia 35% 13% 8% 44% 1% 272
Wisconsin 12% 8% 10% 68% 2% 512
Wyoming 28% 4% 9% 59% < 1% 277

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