Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among who believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Heaven by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of who believe in Heaven who say…

State 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 = 428. 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.
Alabama 43% 56% 1% 1% 428
Alaska 37% 60% 2% 2% 176
Arizona 41% 53% 2% 4% 448
Arkansas 39% 59% 1% < 1% 258
California 32% 65% 2% 2% 2,213
Colorado 45% 54% 1% 1% 291
Connecticut 33% 64% 2% 1% 237
Delaware 34% 65% < 1% 1% 224
District of Columbia 26% 70% 3% 2% 181
Florida 35% 63% 1% 1% 1,367
Georgia 41% 57% 1% 1% 747
Hawaii 34% 64% 1% 1% 186
Idaho 44% 55% 1% < 1% 221
Illinois 33% 65% 1% 1% 929
Indiana 37% 61% 1% 1% 496
Iowa 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 241
Kansas 36% 64% < 1% < 1% 231
Kentucky 42% 54% 3% 1% 355
Louisiana 40% 58% 1% 1% 367
Maine 33% 65% 1% 2% 177
Maryland 34% 63% 1% 1% 416
Massachusetts 29% 67% 3% 1% 368
Michigan 39% 58% 2% 1% 707
Minnesota 35% 64% 1% 1% 411
Mississippi 39% 59% 1% 2% 269
Missouri 38% 62% 1% < 1% 489
Montana 45% 54% 1% 1% 204
Nebraska 44% 56% < 1% 1% 242
Nevada 37% 62% < 1% 1% 202
New Hampshire 34% 65% 2% < 1% 164
New Jersey 30% 68% 1% 1% 606
New Mexico 39% 54% 3% 3% 199
New York 28% 69% 1% 1% 1,249
North Carolina 39% 59% 1% 1% 774
North Dakota 44% 55% < 1% 1% 267
Ohio 33% 65% 1% 1% 862
Oklahoma 37% 61% 1% 1% 310
Oregon 47% 52% 1% < 1% 229
Pennsylvania 39% 59% 1% 1% 977
Rhode Island 37% 60% 2% 2% 207
South Carolina 40% 57% 2% 1% 386
South Dakota 42% 56% 1% 1% 233
Tennessee 42% 55% 2% 1% 531
Texas 37% 60% 2% 1% 1,918
Utah 46% 52% 2% < 1% 238
Vermont 32% 64% 1% 3% 155
Virginia 40% 58% 1% 1% 622
Washington 41% 57% 1% 1% 419
West Virginia 46% 51% 1% 2% 251
Wisconsin 33% 65% 1% < 1% 423
Wyoming 46% 53% < 1% 1% 236

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