Belief in God among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in God

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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 92% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 264
Arizona 89% 8% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 219
Arkansas 94% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 147
California 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,027
Colorado 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 150
Florida 88% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 632
Georgia 94% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 426
Idaho 93% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 120
Illinois 87% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 403
Indiana 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 242
Iowa 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 119
Kansas 90% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 115
Kentucky 97% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 190
Louisiana 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 201
Maryland 92% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 211
Massachusetts 88% 8% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 111
Michigan 92% 7% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 332
Minnesota 95% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 164
Mississippi 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 161
Missouri 96% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 240
Nebraska 89% 11% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 113
New Jersey 85% 13% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 249
New Mexico 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 107
New York 82% 14% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 496
North Carolina 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 428
North Dakota 94% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 113
Ohio 90% 8% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 389
Oklahoma 92% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 159
Oregon 95% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 111
Pennsylvania 92% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 474
South Carolina 93% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 230
South Dakota 92% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 109
Tennessee 93% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 326
Texas 86% 12% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,052
Utah 92% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 141
Virginia 91% 8% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 318
Washington 89% 8% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 204
West Virginia 95% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 143
Wisconsin 87% 11% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 197
Wyoming 86% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 118

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