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

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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 = 367. 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% 55% 1% 1% 367
Alaska 42% 58% < 1% 1% 144
Arizona 45% 50% 2% 3% 330
Arkansas 41% 57% 2% < 1% 232
California 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,669
Colorado 50% 48% 2% < 1% 235
Connecticut 36% 63% 2% < 1% 160
Delaware 35% 64% < 1% 1% 168
District of Columbia 34% 61% 4% 2% 132
Florida 38% 60% 2% < 1% 1,087
Georgia 43% 55% 2% 1% 634
Hawaii 37% 61% 1% 1% 146
Idaho 49% 50% < 1% < 1% 171
Illinois 36% 62% 1% 1% 713
Indiana 39% 58% 1% 1% 417
Iowa 38% 62% 1% < 1% 192
Kansas 42% 58% < 1% < 1% 192
Kentucky 43% 53% 3% 1% 321
Louisiana 44% 55% 1% 1% 318
Maine 42% 54% 3% 2% 123
Maryland 38% 60% 1% 1% 304
Massachusetts 32% 63% 4% 1% 231
Michigan 43% 54% 2% 1% 571
Minnesota 41% 57% 1% 1% 303
Mississippi 40% 59% < 1% < 1% 243
Missouri 43% 57% < 1% < 1% 413
Montana 47% 52% 1% 1% 149
Nebraska 49% 50% < 1% 1% 191
Nevada 36% 63% < 1% 1% 154
New Hampshire 40% 58% 2% < 1% 118
New Jersey 32% 65% 1% 1% 432
New Mexico 41% 52% 4% 3% 149
New York 29% 69% 1% 1% 886
North Carolina 41% 57% 1% 1% 664
North Dakota 48% 50% < 1% 2% 218
Ohio 37% 61% 1% 1% 669
Oklahoma 39% 59% 2% 1% 258
Oregon 50% 49% < 1% 1% 170
Pennsylvania 41% 57% 1% 1% 756
Rhode Island 38% 58% 2% 2% 141
South Carolina 43% 54% 2% 1% 332
South Dakota 44% 55% < 1% < 1% 191
Tennessee 44% 53% 2% 1% 483
Texas 40% 58% 2% 1% 1,612
Utah 48% 49% 3% < 1% 139
Virginia 44% 53% 1% 1% 503
Washington 44% 54% 1% 1% 302
West Virginia 50% 48% 2% 1% 229
Wisconsin 33% 66% 2% < 1% 327
Wyoming 51% 49% < 1% < 1% 182

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