Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who attend prayer group…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Alabama41%12%14%33%< 1%166
Alaska12%5%7%76%< 1%108
Arizona21%12%8%58%< 1%209
Arkansas31%19%11%39%< 1%124
California22%10%9%58%< 1%1,638
Colorado12%11%11%66%< 1%185
Connecticut14%6%9%71%< 1%151
District of Columbia22%12%7%58%1%210
Illinois17%8%9%66%< 1%514
Indiana25%9%11%55%< 1%228
Iowa17%4%13%67%< 1%110
Kentucky23%10%12%55%< 1%157
Louisiana38%14%8%39%< 1%176
Massachusetts14%7%6%72%< 1%314
Minnesota17%4%8%71%< 1%196
Mississippi45%11%11%33%< 1%115
Missouri17%9%7%67%< 1%201
New Hampshire9%4%7%79%1%103
New Jersey24%11%9%56%1%382
New Mexico18%14%7%61%< 1%134
New York19%8%6%65%1%946
North Carolina28%10%11%51%< 1%381
Ohio22%9%6%63%< 1%363
Oklahoma29%11%8%52%< 1%121
Oregon8%9%11%72%< 1%158
Pennsylvania19%7%8%67%< 1%472
Rhode Island13%10%8%69%< 1%124
South Carolina39%12%12%37%< 1%184
Vermont5%4%2%88%< 1%134
Virginia32%12%6%50%< 1%309
Washington17%5%6%72%< 1%274
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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