Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is somewhat important by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who attend prayer group…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Arizona7%11%12%71%< 1%146
California6%9%11%73%< 1%912
Connecticut6%4%13%76%< 1%106
Florida8%5%8%79%< 1%492
Georgia7%13%7%73%< 1%187
Illinois5%6%7%80%< 1%326
Indiana11%7%9%73%< 1%142
Maryland8%4%15%73%< 1%164
Massachusetts5%12%5%78%< 1%189
Michigan6%8%4%81%< 1%247
Minnesota7%4%8%81%< 1%153
Missouri8%6%7%78%< 1%157
New Jersey7%9%8%76%< 1%247
New York6%8%8%79%1%541
North Carolina5%9%7%78%< 1%205
Ohio5%8%8%79%< 1%269
Pennsylvania6%6%6%83%< 1%340
Tennessee9%10%11%70%< 1%112
Texas8%9%10%73%< 1%545
Virginia8%10%6%76%< 1%198
Washington8%8%7%77%< 1%165
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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