Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,214. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
2014 59% 33% 8% 11,214
2007 59% 30% 11% 11,431

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Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Buddhist 45% 49% 6% 105
Catholic 60% 32% 8% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 78% 15% 7% 2,367
Hindu 29% 63% 8% 111
Historically Black Protestant 76% 16% 8% 652
Jewish 15% 77% 8% 428
Mainline Protestant 59% 31% 10% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 52% 33% 14% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 53% 8% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,041. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 25% 37% 26% 11% 6,041
Don't believe 27% 33% 25% 15% 4,011
Other/don't know 16% 33% 32% 19% 955

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,041. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 16% 16% 30% 31% 7% 1% 6,041
Don't believe 17% 16% 27% 30% 9% 1% 4,011
Other/don't know 10% 12% 27% 37% 12% 1% 955

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 50% 50% 6,128
Don't believe 47% 53% 4,092
Other/don't know 44% 56% 994

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,072. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 62% 15% 4% 16% 4% 6,072
Don't believe 68% 8% 6% 15% 3% 4,040
Other/don't know 64% 11% 6% 15% 5% 964

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,040. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 14% 10% 76% 6,040
Don't believe 18% 12% 70% 4,050
Other/don't know 17% 11% 72% 976

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have a household income of…

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,493. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 37% 21% 25% 17% 5,493
Don't believe 26% 19% 28% 27% 3,658
Other/don't know 34% 16% 23% 27% 805

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,101. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 45% 35% 13% 6% 6,101
Don't believe 31% 29% 22% 17% 4,079
Other/don't know 37% 32% 17% 14% 985

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 44% 9% 15% 5% 27% 6,113
Don't believe 48% 9% 11% 5% 28% 4,075
Other/don't know 49% 7% 14% 7% 23% 981

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,110. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 33% 67% 6,110
Don't believe 28% 72% 4,077
Other/don't know 28% 72% 986

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say they…

Belief in Hell Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 74% 22% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 43% 30% 11% < 1% 13% 3% 4,092
Other/don't know 54% 28% 8% 2% 2% 6% 994

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 55% 38% 5% 1% < 1% 6,128
Don't believe 28% 43% 21% 7% < 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 44% 41% 12% 2% 1% 994

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 58% 23% 9% 9% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 37% 20% 11% 32% 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 50% 21% 10% 16% 3% 994

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who attend prayer group…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 9% 14% 16% 60% < 1% 6,128
Don't believe 6% 8% 11% 75% < 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 7% 8% 12% 71% 2% 994

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who meditate…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 34% 9% 5% 51% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 33% 12% 7% 48% 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 34% 10% 8% 44% 3% 994

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 55% 20% 13% 12% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 47% 19% 14% 19% 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 52% 18% 14% 14% 2% 994

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 39% 16% 15% 28% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 46% 17% 15% 22% 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 45% 17% 13% 21% 3% 994

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 32% 9% 50% 7% 2% 6,128
Don't believe 12% 18% 55% 14% 2% 4,092
Other/don't know 18% 13% 56% 7% 6% 994

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say…

Belief in Hell There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 34% 64% 1% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 21% 77% 1% 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 27% 68% 3% 2% 994

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who read scripture…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 28% 17% 15% 40% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 13% 11% 13% 63% < 1% 4,092
Other/don't know 20% 15% 12% 52% 1% 994

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Hell Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 34% 38% 3% 18% 7% 6,128
Don't believe 9% 23% 1% 58% 8% 4,092
Other/don't know 20% 23% 4% 32% 21% 994

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 97% 2% 2% 6,128
Don't believe 49% 46% 6% 4,092
Other/don't know 51% 3% 46% 994

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 41% 17% 42% 6,128
Don't believe 28% 16% 56% 4,092
Other/don't know 33% 23% 44% 994

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 39% 36% 19% 6% 6,128
Don't believe 21% 40% 35% 5% 4,092
Other/don't know 32% 39% 21% 8% 994

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 52% 44% 2% 3% 6,128
Don't believe 46% 48% 3% 3% 4,092
Other/don't know 48% 38% 7% 7% 994

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 49% 46% 3% 1% 6,128
Don't believe 37% 59% 3% 2% 4,092
Other/don't know 40% 49% 6% 5% 994

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say abortion should be…

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 52% 45% 4% 6,128
Don't believe 73% 24% 3% 4,092
Other/don't know 57% 35% 8% 994

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 63% 30% 4% 3% 6,128
Don't believe 82% 12% 3% 2% 4,092
Other/don't know 67% 21% 7% 5% 994

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 52% 39% 8% 6,128
Don't believe 76% 18% 6% 4,092
Other/don't know 57% 29% 14% 994

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say…

Belief in Hell Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 42% 55% 2% 2% 6,128
Don't believe 28% 67% 2% 2% 4,092
Other/don't know 37% 53% 4% 6% 994

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in hell

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say humans…

Belief in Hell Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,128. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 24% 33% 3% 36% 3% 6,128
Don't believe 52% 24% 4% 18% 2% 4,092
Other/don't know 32% 25% 11% 24% 9% 994