Frequency of reading scripture among whites by state (2014) Switch to: State among whites by frequency of reading scripture

% of whites 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 = 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 51% 16% 9% 23% 2% 346
Alaska 26% 8% 8% 57% < 1% 226
Arizona 37% 8% 8% 47% < 1% 463
Arkansas 45% 15% 7% 32% 1% 229
California 24% 7% 8% 60% 1% 2,098
Colorado 27% 6% 8% 58% < 1% 383
Connecticut 18% 7% 7% 69% < 1% 286
Delaware 20% 13% 8% 57% 2% 217
District of Columbia 10% 8% 6% 76% < 1% 124
Florida 29% 10% 9% 51% 1% 1,311
Georgia 45% 10% 7% 37% < 1% 576
Hawaii 31% 4% 12% 52% 1% 141
Idaho 38% 8% 10% 43% 1% 280
Illinois 26% 10% 10% 53% 1% 975
Indiana 35% 9% 9% 47% 1% 532
Iowa 30% 9% 10% 51% < 1% 304
Kansas 33% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 255
Kentucky 43% 6% 9% 41% 1% 362
Louisiana 40% 10% 9% 41% 1% 289
Maine 21% 5% 5% 68% < 1% 281
Maryland 24% 12% 8% 55% 1% 379
Massachusetts 10% 8% 7% 73% 1% 559
Michigan 28% 10% 9% 51% 1% 755
Minnesota 24% 9% 12% 56% < 1% 483
Mississippi 53% 14% 6% 25% 1% 187
Missouri 40% 10% 9% 41% < 1% 516
Montana 32% 5% 9% 53% < 1% 278
Nebraska 28% 12% 5% 55% < 1% 253
Nevada 28% 7% 7% 59% < 1% 200
New Hampshire 17% 7% 8% 68% 1% 275
New Jersey 20% 7% 8% 64% 1% 605
New Mexico 26% 15% 6% 53% < 1% 168
New York 19% 7% 8% 65% 1% 1,319
North Carolina 42% 14% 8% 36% 1% 712
North Dakota 24% 15% 8% 52% < 1% 307
Ohio 34% 9% 7% 50% < 1% 913
Oklahoma 48% 12% 8% 33% < 1% 277
Oregon 31% 10% 6% 52% 1% 338
Pennsylvania 28% 8% 10% 53% < 1% 1,124
Rhode Island 22% 6% 8% 63% 1% 258
South Carolina 45% 12% 7% 35% 1% 341
South Dakota 29% 12% 9% 49% < 1% 268
Tennessee 56% 9% 7% 27% 2% 526
Texas 39% 13% 8% 40% 1% 1,379
Utah 53% 5% 7% 34% 2% 274
Vermont 18% 7% 6% 69% < 1% 293
Virginia 39% 8% 8% 45% < 1% 632
Washington 29% 11% 6% 54% < 1% 542
West Virginia 47% 12% 7% 33% 1% 272
Wisconsin 23% 11% 9% 57% 1% 512
Wyoming 34% 13% 9% 44% < 1% 277

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