Importance of religion in one's life among adults with some college education by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with some college education by importance of religion

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Alabama 77% 11% 8% 3% 1% 157
Alaska 40% 29% 15% 16% < 1% 102
Arizona 51% 23% 13% 13% 1% 207
California 45% 26% 14% 14% 1% 994
Colorado 47% 25% 13% 13% < 1% 148
Florida 54% 25% 10% 11% < 1% 572
Georgia 65% 17% 9% 9% 1% 248
Hawaii 50% 30% 12% 8% < 1% 113
Idaho 61% 19% 9% 11% < 1% 113
Illinois 49% 26% 15% 9% < 1% 363
Indiana 55% 25% 12% 6% 1% 171
Iowa 45% 32% 12% 11% < 1% 104
Kentucky 59% 26% 8% 7% < 1% 110
Louisiana 67% 23% 4% 6% < 1% 122
Maryland 55% 19% 11% 14% 1% 151
Massachusetts 38% 21% 17% 23% 1% 147
Michigan 47% 25% 13% 12% 2% 313
Minnesota 44% 26% 17% 13% < 1% 155
Mississippi 73% 15% 7% 5% 1% 112
Missouri 60% 20% 14% 5% 1% 186
Nebraska 52% 21% 16% 9% 2% 100
Nevada 41% 23% 13% 20% 4% 105
New Jersey 49% 27% 12% 11% < 1% 206
New York 40% 32% 12% 14% 1% 509
North Carolina 65% 23% 6% 5% < 1% 293
North Dakota 43% 20% 26% 9% 1% 111
Ohio 55% 25% 9% 11% < 1% 301
Oklahoma 67% 22% 5% 6% < 1% 106
Oregon 50% 18% 15% 16% 1% 127
Pennsylvania 50% 28% 11% 11% 1% 326
South Carolina 73% 17% 6% 4% < 1% 134
Tennessee 71% 21% 4% 3% 1% 171
Texas 60% 24% 8% 8% < 1% 707
Utah 55% 20% 13% 6% 6% 101
Virginia 61% 22% 11% 6% 1% 170
Washington 45% 25% 12% 17% < 1% 228
Wisconsin 43% 35% 10% 12% < 1% 183
Wyoming 48% 32% 10% 10% < 1% 122

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