Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who attend prayer groups at least once a week by importance of religion

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

StateVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Alabama96%3%< 1%1%< 1%224
Arizona90%6%2%< 1%2%165
Arkansas95%4%< 1%1%< 1%115
Florida89%8%1%2%< 1%482
Georgia95%4%< 1%1%< 1%312
Indiana87%11%2%1%< 1%183
Kentucky95%3%< 1%2%1%143
Louisiana95%4%1%< 1%< 1%155
Maryland91%8%1%< 1%< 1%146
Michigan90%8%< 1%< 1%2%216
Minnesota86%11%< 1%1%1%105
Mississippi94%2%2%2%< 1%139
Missouri88%9%1%2%< 1%155
New Jersey89%10%< 1%< 1%< 1%166
New York89%9%< 1%2%1%345
North Carolina95%4%< 1%1%< 1%327
Ohio92%5%1%1%< 1%309
Oklahoma87%10%3%< 1%< 1%140
Pennsylvania91%7%1%1%< 1%300
South Carolina93%4%1%1%1%178
Tennessee94%4%< 1%2%< 1%271
Texas92%6%< 1%1%1%782
Utah93%6%< 1%< 1%1%152
Virginia92%6%< 1%1%1%247
Washington90%8%< 1%1%1%157
West Virginia94%4%< 1%< 1%1%102
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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