Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray weekly by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who pray weekly by importance of religion

% of adults who pray weekly who say religion is…

StateVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
California43%42%12%3%< 1%502
Georgia45%49%4%2%< 1%140
Illinois39%51%7%3%< 1%229
Massachusetts34%55%7%4%< 1%104
Michigan39%46%10%5%< 1%146
Minnesota36%55%8%1%< 1%108
Missouri35%52%12%< 1%1%106
New Jersey41%46%6%6%1%143
New York42%45%9%3%< 1%278
North Carolina37%52%8%3%< 1%141
Virginia39%50%8%3%< 1%121
Wisconsin39%48%8%5%< 1%112
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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