Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in God

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say they…

State 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
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Alabama 83% 11% 2% 1% 1% 3% 231
Alaska 73% 15% 2% < 1% 6% 4% 106
Arizona 77% 14% 2% < 1% 5% 2% 252
Arkansas 87% 12% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 126
California 67% 18% 5% 1% 7% 2% 1,154
Colorado 68% 25% 2% 1% 3% 2% 193
Connecticut 61% 24% 4% 1% 8% 2% 113
Florida 75% 14% 4% 1% 5% 1% 671
Georgia 85% 10% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 377
Idaho 76% 14% 1% 1% 8% < 1% 137
Illinois 79% 13% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 430
Indiana 76% 16% 2% < 1% 5% 1% 243
Iowa 80% 10% 1% 3% 5% < 1% 113
Kansas 76% 17% 4% < 1% 3% < 1% 120
Kentucky 88% 5% 2% < 1% 2% 3% 172
Louisiana 81% 13% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 183
Maryland 75% 15% 2% < 1% 4% 2% 207
Massachusetts 54% 22% 12% < 1% 9% 3% 177
Michigan 79% 11% 3% 1% 5% 1% 352
Minnesota 75% 17% 4% < 1% 2% 2% 196
Mississippi 86% 6% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 121
Missouri 85% 9% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 239
Montana 81% 10% 5% < 1% 3% 1% 134
Nebraska 78% 15% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 128
New Hampshire 50% 29% 4% < 1% 11% 5% 100
New Jersey 66% 21% 6% < 1% 6% 2% 266
New Mexico 79% 10% 4% < 1% 7% < 1% 103
New York 67% 18% 5% 2% 7% 2% 544
North Carolina 83% 11% 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 377
North Dakota 86% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 139
Ohio 75% 16% 3% 1% 4% 1% 385
Oklahoma 88% 10% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 134
Oregon 79% 14% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 140
Pennsylvania 74% 16% 3% 1% 5% 1% 501
South Carolina 82% 13% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 197
South Dakota 74% 23% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 113
Tennessee 88% 8% 1% 1% 1% 1% 292
Texas 79% 14% 2% 1% 4% < 1% 949
Utah 83% 10% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 126
Virginia 80% 12% 3% < 1% 3% 2% 328
Washington 72% 15% 2% < 1% 9% < 1% 243
West Virginia 84% 12% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 136
Wisconsin 70% 21% 3% < 1% 6% 1% 199
Wyoming 75% 12% 8% < 1% 2% 2% 147

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