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

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Sample size = 206. 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 78% 13% 3% 6% < 1% 206
Alaska 43% 34% 9% 13% 1% 115
Arizona 55% 26% 10% 9% 1% 240
Arkansas 73% 13% 7% 5% 1% 120
California 52% 24% 11% 12% 1% 1,305
Colorado 57% 23% 10% 9% < 1% 171
Connecticut 47% 27% 15% 11% < 1% 133
Delaware 44% 41% 5% 8% 1% 116
Florida 58% 24% 10% 9% 1% 757
Georgia 70% 20% 6% 4% 1% 342
Hawaii 39% 38% 13% 10% < 1% 141
Idaho 52% 25% 9% 15% < 1% 126
Illinois 54% 26% 12% 8% 1% 470
Indiana 63% 26% 8% 3% < 1% 250
Iowa 55% 22% 13% 9% < 1% 138
Kansas 58% 30% 9% 3% < 1% 120
Kentucky 74% 17% 2% 7% < 1% 167
Louisiana 77% 16% 3% 4% < 1% 165
Maine 34% 30% 15% 21% < 1% 131
Maryland 57% 24% 11% 8% < 1% 242
Massachusetts 35% 39% 13% 12% 1% 241
Michigan 56% 25% 7% 10% 1% 392
Minnesota 56% 26% 8% 8% 2% 213
Mississippi 81% 10% 4% 2% 3% 106
Missouri 64% 25% 7% 4% 1% 244
Montana 56% 14% 16% 13% 1% 109
Nebraska 63% 22% 7% 5% 2% 105
Nevada 42% 37% 5% 14% 3% 119
New Hampshire 36% 30% 18% 13% 2% 113
New Jersey 55% 24% 12% 8% 1% 327
New Mexico 60% 18% 4% 15% 3% 141
New York 50% 30% 9% 10% 1% 722
North Carolina 66% 21% 6% 6% 1% 409
North Dakota 64% 20% 10% 6% < 1% 126
Ohio 64% 25% 5% 6% 1% 457
Oklahoma 71% 17% 3% 6% 2% 152
Oregon 48% 19% 12% 20% 1% 159
Pennsylvania 58% 27% 8% 6% < 1% 526
Rhode Island 55% 25% 5% 16% < 1% 131
South Carolina 70% 18% 7% 5% < 1% 186
South Dakota 62% 27% 4% 7% < 1% 109
Tennessee 80% 14% 2% 2% 1% 278
Texas 70% 19% 5% 5% < 1% 843
Utah 61% 16% 13% 10% < 1% 110
Vermont 28% 34% 19% 19% < 1% 114
Virginia 69% 16% 7% 7% 1% 319
Washington 41% 26% 17% 16% < 1% 265
West Virginia 71% 19% 5% 5% < 1% 127
Wisconsin 44% 38% 12% 5% 1% 230
Wyoming 54% 26% 15% 5% < 1% 129

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