Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 87% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 166
Alaska 42% 28% 7% < 1% 18% 5% 108
Arizona 54% 24% 8% < 1% 11% 3% 209
Arkansas 80% 16% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 124
California 51% 26% 8% 2% 13% 2% 1,638
Colorado 43% 27% 10% 1% 15% 3% 185
Connecticut 51% 21% 8% 1% 16% 2% 151
Delaware 57% 23% 7% < 1% 10% 2% 126
District of Columbia 48% 23% 8% 1% 15% 4% 210
Florida 60% 20% 6% 1% 12% 1% 830
Georgia 76% 14% 3% < 1% 6% < 1% 370
Hawaii 58% 20% 10% < 1% 10% 2% 123
Illinois 57% 24% 7% 1% 9% 2% 514
Indiana 54% 28% 2% 1% 11% 3% 228
Iowa 56% 20% 5% 1% 15% 3% 110
Kentucky 71% 15% 2% < 1% 11% 1% 157
Louisiana 79% 10% 3% 2% 5% 1% 176
Maryland 60% 17% 7% < 1% 13% 4% 301
Massachusetts 35% 24% 9% 2% 25% 5% 314
Michigan 61% 22% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 354
Minnesota 48% 24% 9% < 1% 14% 4% 196
Mississippi 84% 10% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 115
Missouri 66% 19% 7% < 1% 8% < 1% 201
Nevada 54% 28% 8% 1% 8% 2% 104
New Hampshire 32% 33% 9% 1% 18% 7% 103
New Jersey 59% 26% 5% < 1% 8% 2% 382
New Mexico 55% 23% 6% < 1% 15% 3% 134
New York 56% 20% 8% 1% 13% 3% 946
North Carolina 69% 17% 3% < 1% 10% 1% 381
Ohio 63% 21% 6% 1% 8% 2% 363
Oklahoma 67% 19% 2% < 1% 11% 1% 121
Oregon 50% 16% 11% < 1% 20% 4% 158
Pennsylvania 56% 21% 8% 1% 13% 2% 472
Rhode Island 49% 25% 6% < 1% 17% 2% 124
South Carolina 71% 18% 3% 2% 6% < 1% 184
Tennessee 74% 17% 5% < 1% 5% < 1% 206
Texas 66% 23% 4% 1% 5% 1% 1,016
Vermont 34% 27% 5% < 1% 29% 6% 134
Virginia 60% 22% 6% < 1% 12% 1% 309
Washington 45% 23% 9% 1% 19% 3% 274
Wisconsin 48% 22% 5% < 1% 23% 3% 201

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