How religious is your state?
by Michael Lipka and Benjamin Wormald, Pew Research, February 29, 2016
Mississippi, Alabama and other Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the nation, while New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine in New England are among the least devout, according to some of the key measures used to determine levels of religiosity in the Pew Research Center’s most recent Religious Landscape Study.
To begin, select a state to see where it ranks in terms of overall religiosity. In exploring the interactive it is important to keep in mind that differences between two states may not always be statistically significant due to the margins of error that are inherent in this survey data….
Hawaii is tied for 41st most religious state overall
47% of adults in Hawaii are “highly religious,” based on an overall index
Religious profile of Hawaii
say religion is very important in their lives
say they attend worship services at least weekly
say they pray daily
say they believe in God with absolute certainty
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