Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 50-64 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 50-64 year olds by attendance at prayer groups

% of 50-64 year olds who attend prayer group…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Alabama43%9%8%40%< 1%174
Colorado20%3%7%70%< 1%138
Connecticut16%5%10%69%< 1%106
Idaho27%7%4%63%< 1%101
Illinois19%7%10%64%< 1%370
Indiana33%11%5%50%< 1%205
Iowa20%2%13%64%< 1%114
Kentucky38%6%13%42%< 1%124
Maine8%2%2%88%< 1%103
Maryland24%8%4%64%< 1%195
Michigan24%8%6%62%< 1%310
Minnesota25%6%11%58%< 1%177
New Jersey23%4%6%65%1%255
New Mexico28%8%3%61%< 1%107
New York21%7%6%66%1%556
North Carolina37%11%9%43%< 1%320
Ohio27%9%6%58%< 1%361
Oklahoma35%9%8%48%< 1%127
Oregon23%10%8%60%< 1%125
Pennsylvania23%7%10%60%< 1%408
South Carolina36%10%8%45%< 1%134
Texas37%10%9%44%< 1%717
Virginia39%11%6%44%< 1%258
Wyoming30%7%10%53%< 1%106
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.

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