Frequency of reading scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 169. 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 54% 13% 7% 24% 2% 169
Arizona 34% 10% 8% 47% 2% 179
Arkansas 47% 15% 8% 30% < 1% 136
California 32% 12% 8% 47% 1% 1,015
Colorado 36% 11% 7% 45% 2% 115
Florida 39% 12% 7% 41% 1% 619
Georgia 49% 12% 8% 31% < 1% 321
Illinois 31% 13% 9% 46% 1% 381
Indiana 33% 10% 6% 50% 1% 262
Iowa 36% 7% 10% 48% < 1% 107
Kentucky 41% 9% 8% 40% 1% 195
Louisiana 47% 13% 7% 31% 2% 179
Maine 25% 6% 3% 66% 1% 101
Maryland 42% 13% 6% 38% 1% 149
Massachusetts 21% 8% 10% 61% < 1% 175
Michigan 32% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 291
Minnesota 24% 10% 11% 56% < 1% 135
Mississippi 58% 13% 2% 25% 1% 109
Missouri 37% 13% 8% 42% < 1% 211
New Jersey 32% 10% 10% 47% 2% 244
New Mexico 44% 12% 5% 38% 1% 104
New York 34% 9% 7% 48% 2% 553
North Carolina 46% 14% 7% 31% 1% 294
Ohio 36% 10% 7% 46% 1% 388
Oklahoma 45% 9% 7% 39% < 1% 156
Oregon 35% 5% 7% 51% 1% 101
Pennsylvania 35% 8% 12% 45% 1% 479
South Carolina 54% 9% 6% 29% 1% 180
Tennessee 58% 7% 5% 28% 2% 221
Texas 44% 10% 7% 38% 1% 849
Virginia 52% 13% 4% 30% 1% 201
Washington 28% 11% 7% 54% < 1% 174
West Virginia 48% 15% 7% 30% < 1% 135
Wisconsin 19% 11% 11% 58% 1% 196

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