Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,339. 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 56% 37% 7% 13,339
2007 62% 29% 9% 14,306

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Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 134. 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 34% 62% 4% 134
Catholic 62% 30% 8% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 82% 13% 5% 2,210
Hindu 29% 60% 11% 103
Historically Black Protestant 82% 11% 7% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 6% 92% 2% 109
Jewish 19% 75% 7% 442
Mainline Protestant 59% 33% 8% 1,908
Mormon 60% 30% 11% 119
Muslim 77% 18% 5% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 29% 64% 6% 3,419

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,574. 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% 35% 24% 13% 6,574
Don't believe 28% 34% 23% 15% 5,611
Other/don't know 22% 31% 28% 18% 917

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,574. 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 18% 17% 28% 28% 8% 1% 6,574
Don't believe 17% 18% 27% 28% 9% 1% 5,611
Other/don't know 13% 13% 27% 34% 11% 1% 917

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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 40% 60% 6,682
Don't believe 44% 56% 5,710
Other/don't know 38% 62% 947

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,626. 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% 26% 4% 26% 4% 6,626
Don't believe 62% 10% 6% 19% 4% 5,655
Other/don't know 50% 18% 5% 24% 4% 929

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,544. 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% 10% 66% 6,544
Don't believe 21% 13% 67% 5,638
Other/don't know 25% 11% 65% 919

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 5,844. 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 54% 20% 18% 9% 5,844
Don't believe 33% 19% 26% 23% 5,163
Other/don't know 52% 15% 18% 15% 758

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,643. 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% 29% 10% 6% 6,643
Don't believe 33% 26% 22% 18% 5,680
Other/don't know 50% 25% 14% 12% 937

Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,659. 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% 9% 16% 7% 32% 6,659
Don't believe 43% 10% 13% 4% 29% 5,687
Other/don't know 38% 9% 14% 9% 31% 933

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,658. 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% 66% 6,658
Don't believe 27% 73% 5,696
Other/don't know 28% 72% 941

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 6,682
Don't believe 34% 24% 10% 1% 28% 3% 5,710
Other/don't know 55% 26% 8% 2% 3% 6% 947

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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 68% 24% 6% 3% < 1% 6,682
Don't believe 29% 25% 18% 27% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 53% 26% 12% 7% 1% 947

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who attend religious services…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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% 37% 20% 1% 6,682
Don't believe 18% 34% 47% < 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 31% 36% 32% 1% 947

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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 66% 17% 5% 11% < 1% 6,682
Don't believe 33% 13% 7% 46% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 54% 17% 6% 21% 2% 947

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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 31% 13% 10% 46% 1% 6,682
Don't believe 12% 6% 6% 76% < 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 20% 7% 8% 63% 2% 947

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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% 4% 42% 2% 6,682
Don't believe 34% 10% 6% 49% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 42% 8% 5% 42% 3% 947

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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% 15% 9% 12% 1% 6,682
Don't believe 47% 17% 11% 24% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 56% 13% 10% 17% 4% 947

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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% 16% 13% 27% 1% 6,682
Don't believe 49% 16% 13% 21% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 49% 14% 10% 22% 4% 947

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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% 8% 42% 8% 2% 6,682
Don't believe 14% 19% 48% 17% 2% 5,710
Other/don't know 25% 12% 48% 10% 5% 947

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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 27% 71% 1% 1% 6,682
Don't believe 18% 81% 1% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 20% 76% 1% 3% 947

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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% 13% 9% 34% 1% 6,682
Don't believe 16% 8% 7% 68% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 32% 10% 8% 49% 2% 947

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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 48% 29% 3% 16% 5% 6,682
Don't believe 13% 16% 1% 64% 6% 5,710
Other/don't know 28% 20% 3% 33% 16% 947

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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 96% 3% 2% 6,682
Don't believe 38% 58% 5% 5,710
Other/don't know 52% 2% 46% 947

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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 22% 19% 59% 6,682
Don't believe 11% 16% 73% 5,710
Other/don't know 13% 25% 62% 947

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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 30% 35% 27% 7% 6,682
Don't believe 13% 28% 54% 5% 5,710
Other/don't know 21% 33% 34% 12% 947

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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 29% 66% 3% 2% 6,682
Don't believe 18% 79% 2% 1% 5,710
Other/don't know 23% 69% 4% 4% 947

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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% 47% 4% 6,682
Don't believe 76% 22% 2% 5,710
Other/don't know 60% 32% 8% 947

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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 61% 33% 3% 3% 6,682
Don't believe 86% 11% 2% 2% 5,710
Other/don't know 71% 19% 4% 6% 947

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,682. 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% 43% 7% 6,682
Don't believe 82% 14% 5% 5,710
Other/don't know 64% 24% 13% 947

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,682. 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% 63% 1% 3% 6,682
Don't believe 17% 80% 1% 2% 5,710
Other/don't know 24% 65% 3% 8% 947

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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
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Believe 24% 30% 3% 40% 4% 6,682
Don't believe 61% 17% 3% 18% 2% 5,710
Other/don't know 36% 21% 7% 26% 12% 947