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51% Prison chaplains who say Islam is growing in U.S. prisons.

47% Prison chaplains who say Protestant Christianity is growing in U.S. prisons.

61% Prison chaplains who say participation in religious rehabilitation and reentry programs has gone up.

Spirituality

Evangelicals who think the following groups are unfriendly toward religion:

44% The Obama administration

56% University professors

53% News reporters and media

Geography

59% "Very religious" residents of Mississippi, named by Gallup as the most religious state.

23% "Very religious" residents of Vermont and New Hampshire, Gallup's least religious states.

40% National average of "very religious" residents—those who say religion is an important part of their daily life and that they attend religious services every week or almost every week.


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