Importance of religion in one's life among women by state (2014) Switch to: State among women by importance of religion

% of women who say religion is…

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Sample size = 255. 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 82% 11% 3% 4% < 1% 255
Alaska 45% 28% 14% 12% 2% 158
Arizona 59% 21% 12% 7% 1% 301
Arkansas 79% 15% 5% 2% < 1% 148
California 54% 24% 12% 10% 1% 1,829
Colorado 47% 30% 13% 10% 1% 221
Connecticut 46% 23% 20% 11% 1% 187
Delaware 51% 34% 8% 6% 1% 174
District of Columbia 53% 20% 11% 15% < 1% 157
Florida 59% 24% 9% 8% < 1% 969
Georgia 73% 16% 5% 5% 1% 499
Hawaii 51% 29% 12% 7% 2% 151
Idaho 56% 24% 11% 8% < 1% 165
Illinois 57% 26% 11% 6% < 1% 670
Indiana 59% 24% 9% 8% < 1% 324
Iowa 58% 25% 6% 10% < 1% 155
Kansas 56% 30% 9% 3% 1% 136
Kentucky 68% 22% 6% 4% < 1% 229
Louisiana 79% 16% 2% 3% < 1% 234
Maine 45% 31% 12% 12% 1% 167
Maryland 54% 21% 12% 11% 1% 319
Massachusetts 35% 32% 16% 16% 1% 356
Michigan 55% 26% 10% 8% 1% 505
Minnesota 52% 29% 10% 8% < 1% 290
Mississippi 78% 16% 3% 2% < 1% 156
Missouri 60% 25% 9% 5% < 1% 318
Montana 47% 28% 18% 7% < 1% 138
Nebraska 59% 23% 12% 5% 2% 158
Nevada 60% 24% 8% 6% 2% 131
New Hampshire 34% 28% 24% 13% 1% 161
New Jersey 53% 32% 11% 4% 1% 460
New Mexico 65% 19% 6% 10% < 1% 159
New York 51% 27% 10% 12% 1% 1,088
North Carolina 67% 18% 8% 6% 1% 513
North Dakota 61% 22% 11% 7% < 1% 147
Ohio 60% 23% 8% 9% < 1% 599
Oklahoma 71% 21% 2% 6% < 1% 197
Oregon 50% 25% 10% 14% < 1% 212
Pennsylvania 57% 24% 10% 9% 1% 733
Rhode Island 56% 27% 8% 8% < 1% 162
South Carolina 77% 14% 5% 3% 1% 269
South Dakota 62% 23% 8% 7% < 1% 150
Tennessee 73% 18% 3% 5% < 1% 324
Texas 70% 21% 5% 5% < 1% 1,210
Utah 61% 14% 12% 9% 4% 143
Vermont 33% 23% 21% 21% 1% 144
Virginia 66% 20% 9% 5% < 1% 417
Washington 50% 21% 15% 14% < 1% 370
West Virginia 69% 21% 6% 3% 2% 159
Wisconsin 56% 24% 9% 10% 1% 289
Wyoming 50% 28% 14% 8% < 1% 151

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