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

% of parents who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 125. 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 80% 15% 4% < 1% < 1% 125
Arizona 51% 26% 13% 9% 1% 141
California 55% 26% 9% 9% 1% 868
Colorado 52% 28% 12% 9% < 1% 150
Florida 56% 26% 7% 11% < 1% 434
Georgia 67% 22% 5% 7% < 1% 248
Illinois 61% 21% 11% 7% < 1% 300
Indiana 51% 27% 13% 8% 1% 152
Kentucky 72% 18% 5% 5% < 1% 106
Louisiana 75% 19% 3% 3% < 1% 128
Maryland 44% 28% 17% 11% 1% 156
Massachusetts 33% 27% 22% 19% < 1% 163
Michigan 47% 31% 13% 9% < 1% 221
Minnesota 50% 23% 13% 13% 1% 140
Missouri 59% 26% 8% 7% 1% 168
New Jersey 53% 30% 10% 4% 2% 222
New York 51% 29% 9% 11% 1% 402
North Carolina 64% 21% 9% 5% < 1% 228
Ohio 55% 25% 10% 9% < 1% 272
Pennsylvania 53% 25% 9% 13% 1% 291
South Carolina 74% 20% 4% 3% < 1% 117
Tennessee 75% 17% 3% 5% 1% 156
Texas 65% 22% 5% 7% < 1% 754
Virginia 57% 25% 8% 10% < 1% 228
Washington 47% 23% 17% 12% 1% 157
Wisconsin 47% 33% 12% 8% < 1% 145

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