State among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are in…

Survey year Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 8,591. 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.
2014 3% < 1% 2% 1% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 4% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 10% 2% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 8,591
2007 3% < 1% 1% 2% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 4% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% 4% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 8% 2% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 8,407

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State among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are in…

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 1% < 1% 2% 1% 19% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% 1% < 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 4% 1% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 13% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,157
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% < 1% < 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 3,921
Historically Black Protestant 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% 8% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% < 1% 4% 1% 4% 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% 7% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 9% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 875
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 15% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 5% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% 7% 2% < 1% 4% < 1% 1% 6% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 14% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% 1% 204
Jewish 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 8% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 15% < 1% 24% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 121
Mainline Protestant 3% < 1% 1% 2% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 4% 4% < 1% 6% 3% 1% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 7% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% < 1% 1,221
Mormon 1% 1% 7% 1% 11% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 30% < 1% 3% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 472
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% < 1% 5% 1% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 11% 2% 1% < 1% 3% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 3% 3% 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 7% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 305

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 218. 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 15% 32% 29% 25% 218
Arizona 21% 33% 27% 20% 161
Arkansas 15% 31% 28% 25% 110
California 17% 37% 28% 18% 741
Florida 17% 28% 29% 27% 470
Georgia 19% 35% 25% 21% 302
Illinois 11% 43% 25% 21% 267
Indiana 15% 32% 33% 19% 181
Kentucky 8% 32% 37% 23% 141
Louisiana 17% 30% 32% 21% 154
Maryland 16% 30% 28% 26% 143
Michigan 11% 30% 33% 25% 206
Minnesota 19% 26% 37% 18% 103
Mississippi 9% 39% 28% 24% 138
Missouri 15% 29% 29% 27% 153
New Jersey 16% 27% 33% 24% 160
New York 13% 33% 30% 24% 335
North Carolina 14% 34% 32% 21% 320
Ohio 18% 29% 30% 22% 302
Oklahoma 21% 32% 25% 21% 138
Pennsylvania 14% 30% 28% 28% 298
South Carolina 18% 32% 27% 22% 173
Tennessee 12% 36% 31% 21% 267
Texas 17% 36% 30% 17% 759
Utah 25% 35% 24% 16% 147
Virginia 12% 30% 34% 23% 241
Washington 24% 32% 25% 19% 152
West Virginia 16% 23% 32% 29% 101

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 218. 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 7% 14% 26% 33% 19% 2% 218
Arizona 15% 9% 29% 31% 14% 2% 161
Arkansas 12% 8% 26% 39% 15% < 1% 110
California 11% 12% 31% 32% 13% 1% 741
Florida 12% 9% 23% 35% 18% 2% 470
Georgia 12% 12% 30% 31% 14% < 1% 302
Illinois 6% 11% 36% 30% 15% 2% 267
Indiana 10% 12% 26% 38% 13% 2% 181
Kentucky 6% 11% 22% 45% 14% 2% 141
Louisiana 10% 12% 26% 39% 14% < 1% 154
Maryland 11% 8% 27% 29% 22% 2% 143
Michigan 6% 9% 25% 40% 16% 2% 206
Minnesota 15% 10% 20% 44% 11% < 1% 103
Mississippi 5% 11% 32% 33% 20% < 1% 138
Missouri 9% 12% 23% 34% 21% 1% 153
New Jersey 12% 6% 25% 37% 18% 1% 160
New York 9% 8% 29% 36% 15% 3% 335
North Carolina 8% 10% 30% 36% 15% 2% 320
Ohio 10% 12% 25% 36% 15% 1% 302
Oklahoma 15% 10% 28% 30% 13% 3% 138
Pennsylvania 10% 9% 24% 34% 19% 3% 298
South Carolina 14% 5% 32% 33% 16% < 1% 173
Tennessee 7% 11% 30% 38% 13% 1% 267
Texas 12% 12% 30% 32% 13% 1% 759
Utah 21% 10% 30% 31% 8% 1% 147
Virginia 6% 11% 26% 40% 17% 1% 241
Washington 18% 10% 28% 30% 13% 1% 152
West Virginia 15% 7% 17% 41% 17% 2% 101

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 41% 59% 224
Arizona 44% 56% 165
Arkansas 44% 56% 115
California 38% 62% 765
Florida 42% 58% 482
Georgia 36% 64% 312
Illinois 44% 56% 276
Indiana 47% 53% 183
Kentucky 42% 58% 143
Louisiana 38% 62% 155
Maryland 46% 54% 146
Michigan 40% 60% 216
Minnesota 43% 57% 105
Mississippi 41% 59% 139
Missouri 44% 56% 155
New Jersey 50% 50% 166
New York 38% 62% 345
North Carolina 41% 59% 327
Ohio 44% 56% 309
Oklahoma 52% 48% 140
Pennsylvania 46% 54% 300
South Carolina 45% 55% 178
Tennessee 42% 58% 271
Texas 43% 57% 782
Utah 44% 56% 152
Virginia 39% 61% 247
Washington 45% 55% 157
West Virginia 40% 60% 102

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 220. 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 70% 23% < 1% 4% 3% 220
Arizona 63% 4% 1% 27% 5% 158
Arkansas 74% 16% 1% 5% 4% 114
California 33% 9% 8% 45% 5% 752
Florida 48% 23% 2% 25% 3% 477
Georgia 53% 35% < 1% 9% 2% 306
Illinois 57% 24% 2% 14% 3% 265
Indiana 77% 10% 1% 8% 4% 180
Kentucky 87% 9% < 1% 2% 2% 143
Louisiana 51% 44% < 1% 3% 2% 154
Maryland 35% 46% 2% 10% 6% 142
Michigan 69% 20% 1% 5% 5% 212
Minnesota 70% 14% 1% 5% 9% 102
Mississippi 49% 45% < 1% 3% 3% 138
Missouri 84% 11% < 1% 3% 2% 153
New Jersey 43% 26% 3% 23% 6% 163
New York 45% 25% 7% 20% 4% 337
North Carolina 62% 27% 1% 5% 4% 324
Ohio 78% 16% 2% 3% 2% 304
Oklahoma 75% 11% < 1% 3% 10% 137
Pennsylvania 78% 14% 1% 5% 3% 299
South Carolina 56% 35% < 1% 6% 3% 178
Tennessee 76% 19% < 1% 4% 1% 268
Texas 44% 17% 3% 33% 3% 770
Utah 83% 1% 1% 11% 4% 151
Virginia 59% 26% 4% 8% 4% 244
Washington 73% 6% 6% 10% 6% 154
West Virginia 94% 4% < 1% < 1% 2% 100

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 222. 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 5% 3% 92% 222
Arizona 16% 17% 67% 163
Arkansas 10% 2% 89% 113
California 38% 14% 48% 754
Florida 30% 9% 61% 469
Georgia 7% 4% 89% 307
Illinois 15% 6% 80% 274
Indiana 6% 6% 87% 182
Kentucky 2% 1% 98% 143
Louisiana 1% 2% 97% 151
Maryland 15% 6% 79% 144
Michigan 6% 7% 87% 215
Minnesota 9% 6% 86% 105
Mississippi 1% 1% 98% 137
Missouri 4% 5% 92% 154
New Jersey 29% 12% 59% 164
New York 39% 14% 47% 337
North Carolina 7% 2% 91% 324
Ohio 4% 7% 89% 309
Oklahoma 5% 2% 94% 139
Pennsylvania 6% 6% 87% 298
South Carolina 7% 7% 87% 178
Tennessee 4% 4% 91% 269
Texas 26% 9% 65% 772
Utah 5% 8% 87% 151
Virginia 10% 4% 86% 242
Washington 18% 10% 72% 153
West Virginia 3% 2% 95% 100

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 189. 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 44% 18% 22% 16% 189
Arizona 33% 18% 37% 12% 142
Arkansas 40% 14% 27% 18% 105
California 44% 18% 23% 14% 626
Florida 46% 22% 19% 13% 402
Georgia 37% 24% 27% 13% 273
Illinois 34% 22% 30% 14% 234
Indiana 47% 16% 27% 10% 151
Kentucky 40% 22% 28% 9% 121
Louisiana 40% 20% 23% 17% 129
Maryland 32% 24% 23% 20% 118
Michigan 36% 20% 37% 7% 184
Mississippi 49% 14% 21% 16% 125
Missouri 32% 30% 26% 13% 144
New Jersey 45% 16% 25% 14% 136
New York 42% 15% 28% 15% 279
North Carolina 41% 19% 28% 13% 275
Ohio 36% 20% 30% 15% 269
Oklahoma 37% 17% 34% 12% 120
Pennsylvania 40% 24% 22% 14% 259
South Carolina 39% 20% 28% 12% 149
Tennessee 35% 22% 23% 19% 233
Texas 44% 19% 25% 13% 660
Utah 22% 18% 36% 24% 137
Virginia 27% 27% 31% 15% 221
Washington 37% 25% 26% 13% 138

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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 46% 27% 18% 9% 223
Arizona 35% 40% 15% 10% 164
Arkansas 48% 32% 13% 6% 113
California 46% 31% 14% 9% 759
Florida 49% 31% 14% 7% 475
Georgia 42% 33% 16% 9% 310
Illinois 41% 31% 17% 11% 273
Indiana 47% 29% 14% 9% 182
Kentucky 49% 29% 13% 9% 143
Louisiana 50% 31% 12% 7% 154
Maryland 43% 32% 13% 13% 145
Michigan 34% 37% 18% 10% 213
Minnesota 32% 33% 22% 14% 105
Mississippi 43% 36% 15% 6% 139
Missouri 43% 31% 17% 9% 155
New Jersey 49% 23% 14% 14% 165
New York 48% 26% 15% 12% 342
North Carolina 43% 35% 15% 7% 325
Ohio 44% 31% 14% 10% 307
Oklahoma 48% 31% 15% 6% 139
Pennsylvania 53% 25% 12% 9% 300
South Carolina 45% 37% 11% 7% 178
Tennessee 49% 26% 15% 10% 269
Texas 45% 29% 17% 9% 775
Utah 24% 42% 24% 10% 152
Virginia 48% 29% 15% 8% 246
Washington 35% 36% 21% 9% 156
West Virginia 53% 34% 9% 4% 100

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 222. 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 63% 1% 18% 8% 10% 222
Arizona 59% 4% 15% 7% 16% 163
Arkansas 59% < 1% 15% 13% 13% 114
California 49% 7% 14% 7% 23% 759
Florida 51% 5% 17% 7% 20% 479
Georgia 55% 1% 14% 9% 21% 311
Illinois 55% 5% 11% 8% 21% 273
Indiana 50% < 1% 14% 11% 26% 181
Kentucky 64% < 1% 12% 10% 14% 143
Louisiana 53% 8% 12% 7% 20% 155
Maryland 45% 2% 16% 12% 25% 146
Michigan 64% 3% 9% 10% 14% 213
Minnesota 59% 5% 5% 12% 19% 105
Mississippi 53% 1% 14% 12% 20% 138
Missouri 60% 3% 11% 13% 13% 154
New Jersey 43% 10% 21% 8% 18% 165
New York 54% 2% 12% 9% 23% 342
North Carolina 57% 2% 17% 8% 17% 326
Ohio 62% 2% 10% 8% 18% 308
Oklahoma 55% 5% 17% 9% 14% 139
Pennsylvania 58% 3% 8% 10% 20% 300
South Carolina 55% 6% 15% 6% 18% 176
Tennessee 70% 6% 9% 6% 10% 270
Texas 56% 4% 14% 8% 18% 778
Utah 68% 3% 4% 2% 23% 151
Virginia 64% 2% 13% 10% 11% 246
Washington 52% 6% 10% 10% 22% 156
West Virginia 52% 7% 17% 12% 12% 102

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 222. 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 39% 61% 222
Arizona 27% 73% 164
Arkansas 31% 69% 115
California 33% 67% 762
Florida 29% 71% 479
Georgia 31% 69% 310
Illinois 33% 67% 274
Indiana 28% 72% 181
Kentucky 30% 70% 143
Louisiana 28% 72% 155
Maryland 26% 74% 146
Michigan 30% 70% 215
Minnesota 33% 67% 105
Mississippi 26% 74% 139
Missouri 32% 68% 154
New Jersey 34% 66% 164
New York 31% 69% 343
North Carolina 27% 73% 325
Ohio 35% 65% 307
Oklahoma 33% 67% 140
Pennsylvania 30% 70% 299
South Carolina 26% 74% 177
Tennessee 37% 63% 271
Texas 38% 62% 778
Utah 37% 63% 151
Virginia 26% 74% 246
Washington 29% 71% 156
West Virginia 24% 76% 102

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 96% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 224
Arizona 87% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 165
Arkansas 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 115
California 86% 11% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 765
Florida 86% 10% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 482
Georgia 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 312
Illinois 89% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 276
Indiana 84% 14% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 183
Kentucky 97% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 143
Louisiana 93% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 155
Maryland 93% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 146
Michigan 94% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 216
Minnesota 86% 12% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 105
Mississippi 88% 9% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 139
Missouri 91% 7% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 155
New Jersey 84% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 166
New York 86% 9% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 345
North Carolina 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 327
Ohio 91% 6% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 309
Oklahoma 87% 13% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 140
Pennsylvania 93% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 300
South Carolina 89% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 178
Tennessee 94% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 271
Texas 88% 11% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 782
Utah 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 152
Virginia 91% 6% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 247
Washington 85% 11% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 157
West Virginia 96% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 102

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 96% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 224
Arizona 90% 6% 2% < 1% 2% 165
Arkansas 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 115
California 90% 8% 1% 1% 1% 765
Florida 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 482
Georgia 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 312
Illinois 89% 7% 1% 2% 1% 276
Indiana 87% 11% 2% 1% < 1% 183
Kentucky 95% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 143
Louisiana 95% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 155
Maryland 91% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% 146
Michigan 90% 8% < 1% < 1% 2% 216
Minnesota 86% 11% < 1% 1% 1% 105
Mississippi 94% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 139
Missouri 88% 9% 1% 2% < 1% 155
New Jersey 89% 10% < 1% < 1% < 1% 166
New York 89% 9% < 1% 2% 1% 345
North Carolina 95% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 327
Ohio 92% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 309
Oklahoma 87% 10% 3% < 1% < 1% 140
Pennsylvania 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 300
South Carolina 93% 4% 1% 1% 1% 178
Tennessee 94% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 271
Texas 92% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 782
Utah 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 152
Virginia 92% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 247
Washington 90% 8% < 1% 1% 1% 157
West Virginia 94% 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 102

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 88% 10% 2% < 1% 224
Arizona 80% 19% 2% < 1% 165
Arkansas 88% 9% 3% < 1% 115
California 83% 13% 4% < 1% 765
Florida 84% 11% 5% 1% 482
Georgia 88% 10% 2% < 1% 312
Illinois 85% 9% 6% < 1% 276
Indiana 80% 12% 6% 2% 183
Kentucky 89% 7% 4% < 1% 143
Louisiana 89% 9% 2% < 1% 155
Maryland 77% 17% 6% < 1% 146
Michigan 84% 10% 5% < 1% 216
Minnesota 83% 13% 3% < 1% 105
Mississippi 80% 14% 5% < 1% 139
Missouri 87% 10% 3% < 1% 155
New Jersey 88% 9% 3% < 1% 166
New York 80% 14% 5% < 1% 345
North Carolina 82% 13% 5% 1% 327
Ohio 82% 11% 6% 1% 309
Oklahoma 78% 18% 4% < 1% 140
Pennsylvania 83% 10% 6% < 1% 300
South Carolina 87% 9% 3% < 1% 178
Tennessee 89% 3% 8% < 1% 271
Texas 85% 10% 4% < 1% 782
Utah 98% 2% < 1% < 1% 152
Virginia 91% 7% 2% < 1% 247
Washington 86% 9% 4% 1% 157
West Virginia 89% 6% 4% 2% 102

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 94% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 224
Arizona 89% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 165
Arkansas 83% 15% < 1% 1% 1% 115
California 88% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 765
Florida 89% 6% 2% 2% 1% 482
Georgia 92% 7% < 1% 1% 1% 312
Illinois 88% 9% 1% 2% < 1% 276
Indiana 80% 19% 1% < 1% < 1% 183
Kentucky 93% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 143
Louisiana 87% 11% < 1% 2% < 1% 155
Maryland 83% 14% < 1% 2% 1% 146
Michigan 91% 7% < 1% 2% < 1% 216
Minnesota 85% 11% 3% 1% < 1% 105
Mississippi 93% 5% 1% 1% 1% 139
Missouri 91% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 155
New Jersey 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 166
New York 91% 6% 1% 1% 1% 345
North Carolina 93% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 327
Ohio 88% 9% 1% 2% 1% 309
Oklahoma 87% 10% < 1% 2% < 1% 140
Pennsylvania 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 300
South Carolina 92% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 178
Tennessee 90% 8% < 1% 2% < 1% 271
Texas 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 782
Utah 94% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% 152
Virginia 91% 7% < 1% 1% 1% 247
Washington 90% 7% < 1% 4% < 1% 157
West Virginia 95% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 102

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 66% 6% 1% 26% 1% 224
Arizona 72% 7% < 1% 15% 6% 165
Arkansas 55% 5% < 1% 39% 1% 115
California 68% 5% 1% 23% 3% 765
Florida 69% 6% 1% 22% 2% 482
Georgia 66% 4% 1% 27% 3% 312
Illinois 67% 6% 2% 24% 2% 276
Indiana 53% 10% 2% 31% 3% 183
Kentucky 64% 4% 3% 28% 2% 143
Louisiana 58% 6% 3% 32% 2% 155
Maryland 66% 8% 1% 20% 3% 146
Michigan 65% 5% 2% 26% 2% 216
Minnesota 50% 3% 1% 44% 2% 105
Mississippi 68% 6% 1% 22% 3% 139
Missouri 61% 5% 1% 32% 1% 155
New Jersey 60% 11% 3% 23% 2% 166
New York 70% 6% 2% 18% 3% 345
North Carolina 69% 5% 1% 22% 3% 327
Ohio 65% 6% 2% 26% < 1% 309
Oklahoma 60% 5% 3% 29% 2% 140
Pennsylvania 63% 8% 4% 23% 2% 300
South Carolina 66% 7% 2% 24% 1% 178
Tennessee 61% 7% 1% 27% 4% 271
Texas 67% 6% 2% 24% 2% 782
Utah 66% 11% < 1% 20% 3% 152
Virginia 63% 7% 5% 23% 2% 247
Washington 64% 2% 3% 29% 3% 157
West Virginia 52% 7% 2% 36% 3% 102

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 87% 7% 2% 1% 2% 224
Arizona 84% 12% < 1% 1% 3% 165
Arkansas 84% 7% 6% 3% < 1% 115
California 85% 6% 3% 4% 2% 765
Florida 85% 7% 2% 5% 1% 482
Georgia 92% 3% 1% 1% 1% 312
Illinois 86% 8% 2% 3% 2% 276
Indiana 83% 10% 4% 3% < 1% 183
Kentucky 90% 5% 2% 2% 1% 143
Louisiana 85% 9% 2% 3% 1% 155
Maryland 82% 8% 2% 9% < 1% 146
Michigan 86% 4% 4% 4% 1% 216
Minnesota 85% 6% 7% 2% < 1% 105
Mississippi 87% 6% 3% 5% < 1% 139
Missouri 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 155
New Jersey 76% 14% 1% 9% 1% 166
New York 83% 8% 4% 3% 2% 345
North Carolina 88% 5% 4% 2% < 1% 327
Ohio 81% 8% 5% 5% 1% 309
Oklahoma 82% 10% 2% 6% < 1% 140
Pennsylvania 79% 9% 6% 5% < 1% 300
South Carolina 83% 7% 1% 6% 2% 178
Tennessee 88% 6% 3% 2% 2% 271
Texas 84% 7% 4% 3% 2% 782
Utah 92% 4% 3% < 1% 1% 152
Virginia 89% 7% 3% 1% 1% 247
Washington 86% 9% 1% 3% 1% 157
West Virginia 88% 7% 1% 1% 4% 102

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 48% 10% 11% 27% 3% 224
Arizona 62% 9% 7% 17% 4% 165
Arkansas 52% 20% 6% 19% 4% 115
California 59% 12% 7% 19% 3% 765
Florida 56% 13% 8% 19% 3% 482
Georgia 48% 17% 9% 24% 1% 312
Illinois 52% 15% 9% 21% 3% 276
Indiana 51% 17% 7% 23% 1% 183
Kentucky 51% 11% 8% 28% 2% 143
Louisiana 46% 18% 13% 22% 1% 155
Maryland 60% 9% 9% 22% 1% 146
Michigan 53% 17% 7% 20% 3% 216
Minnesota 58% 13% 12% 16% 1% 105
Mississippi 53% 10% 10% 26% 1% 139
Missouri 57% 15% 11% 14% 4% 155
New Jersey 56% 14% 8% 20% 3% 166
New York 62% 13% 6% 18% 1% 345
North Carolina 53% 19% 7% 19% 2% 327
Ohio 49% 19% 9% 21% 1% 309
Oklahoma 51% 14% 12% 22% 1% 140
Pennsylvania 55% 16% 11% 17% 1% 300
South Carolina 49% 15% 8% 26% 2% 178
Tennessee 53% 18% 6% 19% 3% 271
Texas 54% 14% 10% 19% 3% 782
Utah 53% 33% 5% 9% < 1% 152
Virginia 59% 10% 7% 22% 1% 247
Washington 64% 13% 8% 14% 1% 157
West Virginia 53% 22% 10% 13% 2% 102

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 73% 1% 23% 1% 2% 224
Arizona 66% 8% 17% 5% 3% 165
Arkansas 70% 6% 16% 6% 2% 115
California 65% 7% 23% 3% 2% 765
Florida 59% 6% 27% 5% 2% 482
Georgia 78% 4% 15% 2% 1% 312
Illinois 58% 8% 27% 6% 2% 276
Indiana 64% 8% 21% 3% 3% 183
Kentucky 73% 1% 22% 2% 3% 143
Louisiana 57% 7% 30% 3% 3% 155
Maryland 66% 2% 27% 2% 3% 146
Michigan 69% 5% 22% 2% 3% 216
Minnesota 62% 3% 24% 6% 5% 105
Mississippi 63% 11% 22% 4% 1% 139
Missouri 73% 6% 13% 4% 3% 155
New Jersey 60% 4% 27% 6% 4% 166
New York 62% 6% 26% 3% 3% 345
North Carolina 69% 3% 24% 1% 3% 327
Ohio 61% 6% 28% 3% 3% 309
Oklahoma 53% 6% 36% 4% 1% 140
Pennsylvania 68% 3% 23% 4% 1% 300
South Carolina 69% 3% 22% 3% 3% 178
Tennessee 66% 2% 27% 2% 3% 271
Texas 65% 4% 24% 5% 3% 782
Utah 74% 1% 17% 5% 3% 152
Virginia 65% 5% 23% 4% 3% 247
Washington 73% 6% 15% 2% 4% 157
West Virginia 74% 2% 20% 1% 3% 102

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 55% 43% 1% < 1% 224
Arizona 54% 36% 5% 5% 165
Arkansas 52% 46% 1% 1% 115
California 44% 52% 1% 3% 765
Florida 41% 56% 2% 2% 482
Georgia 52% 46% 1% 1% 312
Illinois 46% 50% 1% 3% 276
Indiana 51% 48% < 1% < 1% 183
Kentucky 64% 31% 3% 1% 143
Louisiana 51% 46% 2% 1% 155
Maryland 36% 61% < 1% 3% 146
Michigan 51% 47% 1% 1% 216
Minnesota 49% 49% < 1% 2% 105
Mississippi 38% 60% < 1% 1% 139
Missouri 47% 53% < 1% < 1% 155
New Jersey 38% 59% 2% 1% 166
New York 40% 56% 1% 3% 345
North Carolina 46% 51% 1% 2% 327
Ohio 49% 49% 1% < 1% 309
Oklahoma 46% 50% 2% 1% 140
Pennsylvania 51% 47% 2% 1% 300
South Carolina 50% 48% 1% 1% 178
Tennessee 49% 47% 4% < 1% 271
Texas 44% 53% 2% 1% 782
Utah 60% 37% 3% < 1% 152
Virginia 54% 44% 1% 2% 247
Washington 57% 41% 1% < 1% 157
West Virginia 57% 39% 1% 3% 102

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week 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 = 224. 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 85% 7% < 1% 6% 2% 224
Arizona 84% 5% < 1% 8% 2% 165
Arkansas 78% 10% 4% 7% < 1% 115
California 82% 5% 2% 11% 1% 765
Florida 81% 8% 3% 6% 1% 482
Georgia 88% 7% 2% 2% < 1% 312
Illinois 75% 15% 2% 5% 2% 276
Indiana 79% 10% 4% 7% 1% 183
Kentucky 87% 3% 2% 6% 2% 143
Louisiana 86% 9% 1% 5% < 1% 155
Maryland 80% 6% 3% 11% < 1% 146
Michigan 82% 9% 2% 5% 2% 216
Minnesota 78% 6% 7% 9% < 1% 105
Mississippi 84% 8% 2% 5% 1% 139
Missouri 84% 10% 1% 5% < 1% 155
New Jersey 81% 7% 3% 9% < 1% 166
New York 79% 7% 2% 10% 2% 345
North Carolina 84% 7% 2% 6% 1% 327
Ohio 81% 9% 2% 7% < 1% 309
Oklahoma 78% 13% 1% 7% < 1% 140
Pennsylvania 76% 6% 7% 10% 1% 300
South Carolina 85% 8% 1% 6% < 1% 178
Tennessee 91% 4% 1% 3% 1% 271
Texas 83% 6% 3% 7% 1% 782
Utah 93% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 152
Virginia 88% 3% 3% 6% < 1% 247
Washington 83% 8% 3% 6% < 1% 157
West Virginia 76% 10% < 1% 14% < 1% 102

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 67% 21% 7% 3% 2% 224
Arizona 50% 36% 3% 9% 2% 165
Arkansas 64% 24% 2% 5% 5% 115
California 52% 29% 5% 9% 5% 765
Florida 59% 26% 5% 6% 5% 482
Georgia 64% 26% 4% 1% 6% 312
Illinois 57% 25% 4% 9% 5% 276
Indiana 60% 27% 3% 6% 4% 183
Kentucky 68% 25% 1% 3% 3% 143
Louisiana 67% 25% 3% 3% 2% 155
Maryland 59% 24% 3% 10% 5% 146
Michigan 59% 27% 5% 5% 4% 216
Minnesota 46% 31% 10% 8% 5% 105
Mississippi 68% 19% 6% 3% 2% 139
Missouri 56% 29% 4% 7% 4% 155
New Jersey 53% 26% 9% 9% 3% 166
New York 54% 28% 4% 8% 6% 345
North Carolina 62% 21% 6% 6% 5% 327
Ohio 54% 32% 3% 8% 3% 309
Oklahoma 51% 24% 2% 16% 6% 140
Pennsylvania 53% 32% 4% 4% 6% 300
South Carolina 70% 21% 3% 2% 4% 178
Tennessee 68% 20% 3% 3% 6% 271
Texas 65% 21% 3% 6% 4% 782
Utah 33% 58% 6% 1% 1% 152
Virginia 69% 19% 5% 3% 4% 247
Washington 50% 32% 5% 9% 5% 157
West Virginia 67% 20% 7% 3% 3% 102

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 90% 4% 6% 224
Arizona 81% 11% 8% 165
Arkansas 83% 7% 10% 115
California 83% 10% 6% 765
Florida 85% 9% 5% 482
Georgia 88% 5% 7% 312
Illinois 85% 6% 9% 276
Indiana 88% 8% 4% 183
Kentucky 92% 2% 5% 143
Louisiana 90% 8% 3% 155
Maryland 87% 10% 3% 146
Michigan 84% 9% 8% 216
Minnesota 76% 13% 12% 105
Mississippi 91% 3% 6% 139
Missouri 84% 9% 6% 155
New Jersey 92% 5% 3% 166
New York 81% 9% 10% 345
North Carolina 86% 6% 8% 327
Ohio 88% 7% 5% 309
Oklahoma 92% 3% 5% 140
Pennsylvania 85% 8% 7% 300
South Carolina 86% 6% 8% 178
Tennessee 89% 3% 9% 271
Texas 87% 6% 7% 782
Utah 98% 1% 1% 152
Virginia 89% 6% 5% 247
Washington 82% 12% 6% 157
West Virginia 96% 1% 4% 102

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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% 9% 224
Arizona 67% 25% 8% 165
Arkansas 84% 9% 7% 115
California 67% 25% 8% 765
Florida 75% 18% 7% 482
Georgia 83% 11% 6% 312
Illinois 76% 14% 10% 276
Indiana 81% 12% 7% 183
Kentucky 91% 8% 2% 143
Louisiana 77% 16% 7% 155
Maryland 78% 16% 6% 146
Michigan 78% 15% 7% 216
Minnesota 67% 19% 14% 105
Mississippi 83% 12% 6% 139
Missouri 88% 9% 4% 155
New Jersey 75% 18% 7% 166
New York 70% 22% 9% 345
North Carolina 81% 11% 8% 327
Ohio 80% 12% 8% 309
Oklahoma 85% 9% 6% 140
Pennsylvania 77% 16% 7% 300
South Carolina 82% 11% 7% 178
Tennessee 88% 8% 3% 271
Texas 78% 17% 6% 782
Utah 58% 35% 6% 152
Virginia 85% 10% 4% 247
Washington 64% 27% 9% 157
West Virginia 90% 7% 3% 102

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 54% 15% 31% 224
Arizona 51% 30% 19% 165
Arkansas 52% 17% 31% 115
California 35% 24% 41% 765
Florida 38% 21% 40% 482
Georgia 46% 18% 37% 312
Illinois 42% 20% 38% 276
Indiana 51% 18% 30% 183
Kentucky 56% 11% 33% 143
Louisiana 39% 11% 50% 155
Maryland 27% 11% 62% 146
Michigan 48% 12% 40% 216
Minnesota 49% 13% 37% 105
Mississippi 44% 11% 45% 139
Missouri 50% 15% 35% 155
New Jersey 37% 19% 44% 166
New York 34% 20% 46% 345
North Carolina 45% 16% 39% 327
Ohio 52% 20% 27% 309
Oklahoma 53% 15% 32% 140
Pennsylvania 54% 15% 31% 300
South Carolina 45% 14% 42% 178
Tennessee 59% 11% 30% 271
Texas 41% 25% 34% 782
Utah 83% 8% 9% 152
Virginia 49% 17% 34% 247
Washington 50% 23% 27% 157
West Virginia 52% 4% 44% 102

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 58% 28% 5% 9% 224
Arizona 61% 19% 10% 10% 165
Arkansas 57% 27% 10% 6% 115
California 48% 27% 18% 7% 765
Florida 48% 25% 18% 8% 482
Georgia 55% 29% 10% 6% 312
Illinois 48% 29% 16% 7% 276
Indiana 55% 26% 11% 8% 183
Kentucky 65% 18% 11% 6% 143
Louisiana 59% 27% 8% 7% 155
Maryland 33% 36% 23% 7% 146
Michigan 53% 25% 17% 5% 216
Minnesota 53% 24% 16% 6% 105
Mississippi 56% 19% 19% 6% 139
Missouri 59% 20% 15% 6% 155
New Jersey 41% 36% 16% 7% 166
New York 42% 27% 22% 9% 345
North Carolina 60% 22% 12% 6% 327
Ohio 58% 25% 10% 6% 309
Oklahoma 53% 28% 14% 4% 140
Pennsylvania 57% 20% 16% 7% 300
South Carolina 51% 30% 11% 9% 178
Tennessee 57% 20% 19% 4% 271
Texas 52% 22% 17% 9% 782
Utah 66% 25% 7% 2% 152
Virginia 55% 25% 16% 4% 247
Washington 55% 25% 11% 9% 157
West Virginia 54% 36% 4% 6% 102

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 58% 38% 3% 2% 224
Arizona 64% 30% 2% 3% 165
Arkansas 57% 41% < 1% 2% 115
California 44% 50% 3% 3% 765
Florida 46% 46% 4% 3% 482
Georgia 53% 43% 2% 2% 312
Illinois 57% 37% 2% 4% 276
Indiana 55% 34% 5% 6% 183
Kentucky 61% 32% 5% 3% 143
Louisiana 47% 47% 2% 4% 155
Maryland 49% 42% 2% 6% 146
Michigan 63% 29% 5% 4% 216
Minnesota 62% 32% 4% 2% 105
Mississippi 51% 42% 3% 4% 139
Missouri 72% 25% 1% 2% 155
New Jersey 37% 59% 1% 3% 166
New York 38% 56% 3% 4% 345
North Carolina 53% 38% 2% 7% 327
Ohio 64% 29% 2% 5% 309
Oklahoma 67% 28% 3% 2% 140
Pennsylvania 61% 33% 3% 3% 300
South Carolina 51% 43% 2% 3% 178
Tennessee 61% 33% 2% 5% 271
Texas 47% 46% 3% 4% 782
Utah 80% 16% 1% 3% 152
Virginia 52% 43% 3% 2% 247
Washington 64% 29% 3% 4% 157
West Virginia 66% 25% 5% 4% 102

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 52% 41% 6% 1% 224
Arizona 57% 32% 7% 4% 165
Arkansas 57% 38% 2% 2% 115
California 42% 52% 3% 3% 765
Florida 49% 44% 5% 2% 482
Georgia 50% 44% 5% 1% 312
Illinois 48% 43% 6% 3% 276
Indiana 62% 33% 4% 1% 183
Kentucky 56% 34% 8% 2% 143
Louisiana 47% 43% 4% 6% 155
Maryland 42% 50% 5% 3% 146
Michigan 51% 44% 3% 2% 216
Minnesota 47% 48% 5% < 1% 105
Mississippi 52% 41% 7% < 1% 139
Missouri 54% 40% 4% 2% 155
New Jersey 35% 59% 3% 4% 166
New York 33% 57% 7% 3% 345
North Carolina 49% 44% 5% 3% 327
Ohio 51% 42% 4% 3% 309
Oklahoma 52% 42% 4% 2% 140
Pennsylvania 53% 40% 5% 3% 300
South Carolina 46% 47% 6% < 1% 178
Tennessee 45% 48% 4% 3% 271
Texas 49% 43% 4% 4% 782
Utah 70% 27% 2% 1% 152
Virginia 49% 45% 4% 3% 247
Washington 44% 48% 5% 3% 157
West Virginia 49% 44% 6% 1% 102

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 24% 70% 6% 224
Arizona 24% 72% 3% 165
Arkansas 25% 69% 6% 115
California 30% 63% 7% 765
Florida 34% 62% 4% 482
Georgia 28% 67% 5% 312
Illinois 34% 63% 3% 276
Indiana 22% 74% 4% 183
Kentucky 16% 79% 5% 143
Louisiana 28% 66% 6% 155
Maryland 47% 48% 5% 146
Michigan 30% 64% 5% 216
Minnesota 22% 73% 5% 105
Mississippi 26% 71% 3% 139
Missouri 25% 72% 2% 155
New Jersey 41% 56% 3% 166
New York 41% 54% 5% 345
North Carolina 27% 65% 8% 327
Ohio 26% 70% 5% 309
Oklahoma 35% 63% 2% 140
Pennsylvania 30% 66% 4% 300
South Carolina 31% 64% 5% 178
Tennessee 28% 68% 4% 271
Texas 28% 68% 4% 782
Utah 17% 83% 1% 152
Virginia 36% 60% 4% 247
Washington 24% 71% 5% 157
West Virginia 18% 70% 12% 102

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 24% 68% 3% 5% 224
Arizona 36% 51% 5% 8% 165
Arkansas 29% 63% 4% 4% 115
California 42% 50% 4% 3% 765
Florida 40% 50% 6% 5% 482
Georgia 33% 57% 6% 3% 312
Illinois 36% 53% 7% 4% 276
Indiana 24% 62% 8% 6% 183
Kentucky 14% 80% 3% 3% 143
Louisiana 36% 51% 7% 6% 155
Maryland 38% 56% 4% 2% 146
Michigan 29% 61% 8% 2% 216
Minnesota 41% 51% 6% 2% 105
Mississippi 21% 70% 8% 1% 139
Missouri 28% 70% 1% < 1% 155
New Jersey 50% 44% 2% 4% 166
New York 41% 46% 7% 6% 345
North Carolina 26% 60% 7% 7% 327
Ohio 37% 55% 5% 4% 309
Oklahoma 29% 64% 5% 1% 140
Pennsylvania 34% 56% 5% 5% 300
South Carolina 32% 63% 1% 3% 178
Tennessee 20% 74% 4% 2% 271
Texas 34% 59% 4% 4% 782
Utah 32% 60% 5% 3% 152
Virginia 36% 59% 3% 3% 247
Washington 35% 60% 4% 1% 157
West Virginia 26% 70% 2% 2% 102

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 17% 75% 8% 224
Arizona 30% 60% 10% 165
Arkansas 21% 70% 9% 115
California 35% 59% 7% 765
Florida 27% 65% 8% 482
Georgia 21% 72% 7% 312
Illinois 29% 56% 15% 276
Indiana 18% 72% 10% 183
Kentucky 10% 84% 6% 143
Louisiana 26% 66% 8% 155
Maryland 33% 59% 8% 146
Michigan 18% 76% 6% 216
Minnesota 35% 62% 4% 105
Mississippi 19% 76% 6% 139
Missouri 20% 73% 7% 155
New Jersey 27% 61% 12% 166
New York 31% 56% 12% 345
North Carolina 22% 68% 10% 327
Ohio 23% 70% 7% 309
Oklahoma 21% 72% 6% 140
Pennsylvania 26% 65% 9% 300
South Carolina 23% 71% 5% 178
Tennessee 15% 79% 6% 271
Texas 24% 68% 8% 782
Utah 26% 71% 2% 152
Virginia 26% 69% 6% 247
Washington 25% 65% 10% 157
West Virginia 21% 72% 7% 102

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say…

State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 49% 42% 2% 7% 224
Arizona 51% 41% 2% 6% 165
Arkansas 51% 45% 3% 1% 115
California 41% 51% 3% 5% 765
Florida 44% 50% 2% 4% 482
Georgia 41% 51% 4% 4% 312
Illinois 46% 49% 3% 2% 276
Indiana 53% 44% 2% 1% 183
Kentucky 64% 30% 1% 5% 143
Louisiana 45% 49% 3% 3% 155
Maryland 37% 57% 3% 3% 146
Michigan 44% 45% 5% 7% 216
Minnesota 50% 45% 1% 3% 105
Mississippi 46% 45% 7% 2% 139
Missouri 53% 42% 3% 3% 155
New Jersey 37% 56% 1% 7% 166
New York 37% 56% 1% 5% 345
North Carolina 45% 43% 4% 8% 327
Ohio 49% 45% 3% 3% 309
Oklahoma 45% 48% 2% 5% 140
Pennsylvania 50% 47% 2% 2% 300
South Carolina 48% 48% 1% 3% 178
Tennessee 47% 44% 3% 5% 271
Texas 42% 52% 3% 3% 782
Utah 58% 30% 9% 2% 152
Virginia 47% 49% 2% 2% 247
Washington 39% 52% 6% 3% 157
West Virginia 57% 33% 5% 5% 102

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state

% of adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week who say humans…

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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 7% 20% 1% 66% 5% 224
Arizona 7% 23% 3% 58% 10% 165
Arkansas 7% 28% < 1% 61% 5% 115
California 16% 24% 1% 52% 6% 765
Florida 14% 23% 2% 56% 6% 482
Georgia 10% 28% 1% 57% 5% 312
Illinois 13% 32% 1% 47% 6% 276
Indiana 9% 22% 3% 62% 3% 183
Kentucky 3% 23% 1% 71% 3% 143
Louisiana 13% 21% 3% 56% 7% 155
Maryland 15% 27% 2% 50% 6% 146
Michigan 8% 21% 5% 60% 7% 216
Minnesota 14% 17% 4% 52% 12% 105
Mississippi 10% 19% 2% 63% 7% 139
Missouri 6% 24% 4% 61% 4% 155
New Jersey 16% 29% 2% 48% 6% 166
New York 13% 22% 6% 54% 5% 345
North Carolina 7% 23% 4% 58% 8% 327
Ohio 8% 24% 2% 59% 6% 309
Oklahoma 8% 26% 1% 56% 9% 140
Pennsylvania 14% 17% 2% 64% 3% 300
South Carolina 12% 22% 3% 59% 5% 178
Tennessee 6% 19% 2% 65% 8% 271
Texas 10% 24% 3% 58% 5% 782
Utah 7% 29% 1% 59% 5% 152
Virginia 8% 27% 3% 58% 4% 247
Washington 8% 23% 2% 64% 3% 157
West Virginia 7% 15% 4% 69% 4% 102