Frequency of reading scripture among adults ages 65 and older by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults ages 65 and older by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults ages 65 and older who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 125. 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 66% 16% 3% 13% 1% 125
Arizona 39% 4% 8% 48% < 1% 184
California 33% 8% 8% 50% 1% 964
Colorado 41% 7% 5% 47% < 1% 104
Connecticut 21% 9% 5% 66% < 1% 100
Florida 39% 9% 9% 42% 2% 632
Georgia 60% 11% 7% 21% 2% 225
Illinois 37% 11% 10% 40% 2% 365
Indiana 49% 10% 6% 34% 1% 178
Kentucky 44% 11% 7% 30% 7% 122
Louisiana 57% 9% 8% 25% 1% 121
Maryland 51% 7% 6% 36% < 1% 161
Massachusetts 20% 1% 13% 65% 1% 186
Michigan 43% 7% 4% 45% 1% 258
Minnesota 37% 9% 7% 47% < 1% 127
Missouri 52% 7% 9% 32% < 1% 157
New Hampshire 18% 8% 7% 66% 1% 105
New Jersey 32% 10% 5% 53% 1% 258
New York 32% 7% 8% 49% 5% 590
North Carolina 51% 11% 6% 29% 2% 288
Ohio 45% 11% 7% 37% 1% 326
Oklahoma 62% 5% 6% 27% 1% 114
Oregon 39% 4% 6% 49% 2% 124
Pennsylvania 39% 7% 11% 41% 2% 438
Rhode Island 26% 3% 8% 62% 1% 111
South Carolina 62% 8% 1% 29% < 1% 142
Tennessee 63% 8% 4% 21% 5% 195
Texas 50% 11% 5% 32% 1% 528
Virginia 53% 11% 7% 28% 1% 217
Washington 39% 11% 6% 44% < 1% 183
Wisconsin 27% 15% 11% 46% 1% 161

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