State among adults who read scripture once or twice a month

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 3,457. 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 2% < 1% 2% 1% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 9% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 3,457
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 6% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 6% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 3,543

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State among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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% 1% < 1% 20% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 1% 9% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 9% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 782
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 5% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 3% 2% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 11% < 1% < 1% 2% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 979
Historically Black Protestant 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1% 8% 9% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 3% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 7% < 1% 9% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 7% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 249
Mainline Protestant 2% < 1% 3% 1% 8% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 4% 1% 5% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 7% < 1% 4% 2% 2% 5% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 6% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% < 1% 2% 2% 12% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 3% 3% 1% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% 4% 1% 3% < 1% 362

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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California 30% 38% 20% 12% 324
Florida 23% 29% 29% 19% 196
Georgia 32% 32% 22% 14% 113
Illinois 26% 40% 16% 18% 141
New York 24% 32% 29% 15% 146
North Carolina 27% 36% 25% 13% 135
Ohio 26% 34% 21% 19% 104
Pennsylvania 19% 38% 26% 16% 114
Texas 28% 34% 25% 14% 293

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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California 21% 14% 33% 24% 8% < 1% 324
Florida 15% 11% 26% 35% 10% 3% 196
Georgia 20% 18% 26% 25% 10% 1% 113
Illinois 18% 11% 36% 18% 14% 2% 141
New York 15% 14% 27% 32% 11% 1% 146
North Carolina 13% 23% 26% 31% 6% < 1% 135
Ohio 18% 13% 29% 29% 11% < 1% 104
Pennsylvania 10% 13% 34% 30% 12% < 1% 114
Texas 17% 20% 25% 28% 8% 2% 293

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
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California 51% 49% 327
Florida 46% 54% 202
Georgia 47% 53% 114
Illinois 53% 47% 143
New York 45% 55% 153
North Carolina 47% 53% 135
Ohio 49% 51% 106
Pennsylvania 45% 55% 115
Texas 44% 56% 296

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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California 33% 7% 12% 46% 2% 321
Florida 55% 20% 1% 19% 6% 201
Georgia 51% 35% 1% 10% 2% 114
Illinois 64% 21% 1% 15% < 1% 140
New York 50% 18% 9% 21% 2% 150
North Carolina 63% 24% 1% 9% 4% 135
Ohio 68% 24% 3% 4% 1% 106
Pennsylvania 77% 9% 2% 11% 1% 113
Texas 54% 14% 2% 29% 2% 294

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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California 40% 18% 42% 322
Florida 23% 10% 67% 199
Georgia 6% 6% 87% 114
Illinois 16% 11% 74% 142
New York 26% 22% 52% 148
North Carolina 6% 7% 87% 133
Ohio 8% 8% 84% 105
Pennsylvania 8% 3% 89% 115
Texas 14% 15% 70% 294

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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
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California 45% 19% 21% 15% 293
Florida 46% 25% 17% 11% 169
Georgia 32% 24% 27% 17% 104
Illinois 33% 19% 30% 18% 123
New York 36% 16% 26% 23% 128
North Carolina 39% 20% 21% 20% 125
Pennsylvania 32% 30% 24% 14% 100
Texas 35% 18% 28% 20% 253

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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California 49% 31% 13% 7% 327
Florida 46% 34% 14% 7% 201
Georgia 45% 24% 17% 14% 114
Illinois 48% 24% 13% 15% 143
New York 43% 31% 14% 13% 153
North Carolina 40% 36% 13% 11% 135
Ohio 45% 34% 12% 9% 106
Pennsylvania 44% 29% 14% 13% 115
Texas 38% 36% 19% 8% 296

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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California 40% 14% 14% 3% 29% 325
Florida 50% 7% 16% 8% 19% 202
Georgia 34% 5% 17% 11% 32% 113
Illinois 43% 9% 10% 6% 32% 143
New York 36% 7% 15% 6% 35% 153
North Carolina 47% 7% 9% 4% 33% 135
Ohio 34% 7% 13% 8% 38% 105
Pennsylvania 51% 6% 7% 8% 29% 114
Texas 50% 8% 13% 5% 23% 295

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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California 37% 63% 325
Florida 29% 71% 202
Georgia 39% 61% 114
Illinois 26% 74% 142
New York 26% 74% 153
North Carolina 29% 71% 135
Ohio 31% 69% 106
Pennsylvania 27% 73% 114
Texas 33% 67% 295

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 64% 27% 5% 1% 3% 1% 327
Florida 77% 17% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 202
Georgia 81% 18% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 114
Illinois 76% 18% 3% < 1% 1% 3% 143
New York 74% 21% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 153
North Carolina 76% 19% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 135
Ohio 75% 19% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 106
Pennsylvania 74% 18% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 115
Texas 75% 18% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 296

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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California 63% 29% 3% 3% 1% 327
Florida 64% 26% 8% 2% < 1% 202
Georgia 68% 28% 3% 1% < 1% 114
Illinois 66% 27% 5% 1% < 1% 143
New York 63% 28% 7% 1% 1% 153
North Carolina 63% 29% 6% 2% < 1% 135
Ohio 68% 27% 4% < 1% 2% 106
Pennsylvania 62% 30% 3% 4% < 1% 115
Texas 70% 22% 5% 2% 1% 296

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 31% 54% 15% < 1% 327
Florida 30% 50% 20% < 1% 202
Georgia 37% 42% 20% 2% 114
Illinois 47% 38% 14% < 1% 143
New York 36% 47% 16% < 1% 153
North Carolina 29% 56% 15% < 1% 135
Ohio 39% 46% 15% < 1% 106
Pennsylvania 27% 55% 17% 1% 115
Texas 36% 50% 14% 1% 296

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know 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.
California 62% 21% 9% 6% 1% 327
Florida 70% 21% 4% 5% < 1% 202
Georgia 63% 28% 4% 5% < 1% 114
Illinois 59% 29% 9% 4% < 1% 143
New York 61% 20% 6% 10% 2% 153
North Carolina 64% 26% 5% 2% 2% 135
Ohio 65% 24% 8% 1% 2% 106
Pennsylvania 69% 21% 1% 8% 1% 115
Texas 70% 18% 5% 7% < 1% 296

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know 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.
California 11% 30% 16% 43% < 1% 327
Florida 19% 17% 12% 52% < 1% 202
Georgia 18% 26% 8% 49% < 1% 114
Illinois 28% 17% 14% 41% < 1% 143
New York 15% 22% 12% 49% 1% 153
North Carolina 15% 20% 22% 43% 1% 135
Ohio 23% 20% 21% 36% < 1% 106
Pennsylvania 16% 14% 16% 54% < 1% 115
Texas 17% 25% 10% 47% < 1% 296

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 43% 16% 5% 35% < 1% 327
Florida 45% 14% 3% 37% < 1% 202
Georgia 41% 19% 1% 35% 5% 114
Illinois 41% 19% 7% 33% 1% 143
New York 39% 12% 4% 44% 2% 153
North Carolina 35% 16% 3% 45% 1% 135
Ohio 38% 15% 4% 41% 1% 106
Pennsylvania 34% 16% 1% 48% 1% 115
Texas 35% 12% 3% 47% 3% 296

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 63% 22% 9% 4% 2% 327
Florida 64% 18% 9% 8% < 1% 202
Georgia 59% 16% 14% 10% 1% 114
Illinois 65% 10% 14% 8% 1% 143
New York 46% 33% 10% 10% 2% 153
North Carolina 61% 25% 8% 5% 1% 135
Ohio 62% 19% 13% 6% 1% 106
Pennsylvania 47% 30% 12% 9% 1% 115
Texas 61% 18% 8% 9% 3% 296

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 47% 18% 15% 20% 1% 327
Florida 50% 17% 8% 24% 1% 202
Georgia 47% 19% 10% 20% 3% 114
Illinois 51% 15% 16% 16% 2% 143
New York 40% 28% 11% 21% < 1% 153
North Carolina 46% 23% 13% 17% < 1% 135
Ohio 40% 23% 15% 22% 1% 106
Pennsylvania 46% 23% 13% 17% 1% 115
Texas 42% 21% 12% 25% 1% 296

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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California 34% 14% 40% 10% 3% 327
Florida 37% 8% 43% 9% 3% 202
Georgia 27% 12% 50% 7% 4% 114
Illinois 27% 16% 45% 10% 2% 143
New York 28% 17% 48% 3% 3% 153
North Carolina 39% 16% 38% 6% 1% 135
Ohio 41% 16% 35% 5% 3% 106
Pennsylvania 36% 9% 44% 6% 5% 115
Texas 41% 13% 37% 7% 3% 296

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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
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California 29% 68% 1% 1% 327
Florida 36% 63% 1% 1% 202
Georgia 42% 56% 2% < 1% 114
Illinois 29% 69% 1% 1% 143
New York 21% 79% 1% < 1% 153
North Carolina 28% 67% 4% 1% 135
Ohio 39% 61% < 1% < 1% 106
Pennsylvania 40% 59% 1% 1% 115
Texas 35% 62% 1% 2% 296

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 30% 36% 3% 25% 6% 327
Florida 35% 34% 3% 23% 4% 202
Georgia 38% 37% 1% 18% 6% 114
Illinois 25% 46% 2% 23% 4% 143
New York 30% 28% 4% 27% 12% 153
North Carolina 34% 40% 1% 15% 9% 135
Ohio 33% 37% 2% 19% 9% 106
Pennsylvania 34% 47% 2% 13% 5% 115
Texas 39% 33% 3% 17% 9% 296

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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.
California 82% 12% 6% 327
Florida 82% 13% 5% 202
Georgia 89% 7% 3% 114
Illinois 83% 9% 8% 143
New York 84% 12% 4% 153
North Carolina 91% 5% 4% 135
Ohio 89% 6% 5% 106
Pennsylvania 84% 13% 4% 115
Texas 84% 10% 6% 296

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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.
California 65% 29% 5% 327
Florida 68% 26% 6% 202
Georgia 75% 19% 6% 114
Illinois 67% 23% 10% 143
New York 61% 31% 8% 153
North Carolina 72% 21% 7% 135
Ohio 74% 19% 7% 106
Pennsylvania 72% 21% 6% 115
Texas 71% 24% 5% 296

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. 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.
California 33% 24% 43% 327
Florida 37% 19% 45% 202
Georgia 39% 12% 49% 114
Illinois 37% 20% 43% 143
New York 25% 17% 58% 153
North Carolina 46% 14% 41% 135
Ohio 46% 16% 38% 106
Pennsylvania 43% 10% 47% 115
Texas 46% 14% 41% 296

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know 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.
California 38% 35% 24% 4% 327
Florida 39% 33% 20% 8% 202
Georgia 35% 40% 19% 6% 114
Illinois 36% 37% 22% 5% 143
New York 27% 42% 27% 4% 153
North Carolina 36% 38% 23% 4% 135
Ohio 44% 30% 18% 8% 106
Pennsylvania 28% 43% 22% 6% 115
Texas 41% 32% 20% 7% 296

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know 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.
California 38% 58% 2% 3% 327
Florida 51% 42% 2% 6% 202
Georgia 46% 48% 1% 5% 114
Illinois 53% 39% 4% 4% 143
New York 32% 56% 5% 7% 153
North Carolina 49% 47% 2% 2% 135
Ohio 62% 35% 2% 1% 106
Pennsylvania 55% 39% 5% < 1% 115
Texas 49% 42% 5% 4% 296

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 40% 53% 4% 3% 327
Florida 43% 49% 6% 1% 202
Georgia 47% 51% 1% 1% 114
Illinois 46% 50% 2% 2% 143
New York 29% 64% 4% 3% 153
North Carolina 39% 56% 3% 1% 135
Ohio 52% 47% 1% 1% 106
Pennsylvania 49% 47% 4% 1% 115
Texas 50% 46% 2% 2% 296

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know 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.
California 47% 50% 3% 327
Florida 58% 39% 3% 202
Georgia 55% 42% 3% 114
Illinois 54% 44% 1% 143
New York 55% 41% 4% 153
North Carolina 54% 42% 5% 135
Ohio 47% 50% 3% 106
Pennsylvania 44% 51% 5% 115
Texas 42% 56% 2% 296

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know 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.
California 69% 21% 4% 6% 327
Florida 64% 28% 4% 4% 202
Georgia 68% 29% 2% 1% 114
Illinois 63% 24% 9% 4% 143
New York 70% 23% 5% 2% 153
North Carolina 59% 33% 3% 4% 135
Ohio 61% 32% 4% 3% 106
Pennsylvania 54% 33% 9% 4% 115
Texas 56% 36% 3% 5% 296

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know 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.
California 58% 35% 8% 327
Florida 48% 38% 14% 202
Georgia 48% 41% 12% 114
Illinois 57% 31% 12% 143
New York 65% 31% 4% 153
North Carolina 43% 44% 13% 135
Ohio 51% 44% 5% 106
Pennsylvania 50% 39% 12% 115
Texas 47% 45% 8% 296

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 36% 57% 3% 4% 327
Florida 43% 52% 1% 4% 202
Georgia 44% 53% 1% 2% 114
Illinois 39% 58% 1% 2% 143
New York 28% 67% 5% < 1% 153
North Carolina 32% 64% 1% 3% 135
Ohio 46% 48% 3% 3% 106
Pennsylvania 41% 53% 6% < 1% 115
Texas 40% 57% 2% 2% 296

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by state

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 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.
California 30% 27% 6% 32% 5% 327
Florida 20% 26% 5% 45% 4% 202
Georgia 20% 35% 4% 38% 3% 114
Illinois 20% 34% 2% 40% 5% 143
New York 23% 37% 3% 31% 5% 153
North Carolina 21% 38% 7% 29% 5% 135
Ohio 16% 38% 4% 37% 5% 106
Pennsylvania 22% 35% 5% 36% 2% 115
Texas 21% 27% 4% 43% 5% 296