Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 190. 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 73% 21% 6% 190
Alaska 51% 39% 10% 211
Arizona 63% 29% 8% 388
Arkansas 80% 16% 4% 129
California 54% 38% 8% 2,338
Colorado 49% 40% 11% 319
Connecticut 64% 28% 8% 265
Delaware 67% 28% 5% 181
District of Columbia 53% 39% 7% 197
Florida 59% 32% 9% 1,213
Georgia 66% 28% 7% 455
Hawaii 54% 35% 11% 192
Idaho 62% 33% 5% 171
Illinois 63% 29% 8% 823
Indiana 69% 21% 10% 344
Iowa 64% 30% 6% 202
Kansas 67% 21% 12% 163
Kentucky 72% 22% 6% 209
Louisiana 69% 21% 11% 212
Maine 56% 38% 6% 239
Maryland 57% 34% 9% 398
Massachusetts 46% 42% 12% 542
Michigan 66% 25% 9% 589
Minnesota 66% 28% 6% 346
Mississippi 79% 18% 3% 100
Missouri 75% 21% 4% 369
Montana 62% 32% 6% 198
Nebraska 70% 24% 6% 169
Nevada 54% 35% 11% 198
New Hampshire 48% 37% 15% 219
New Jersey 62% 29% 10% 559
New Mexico 58% 36% 7% 190
New York 60% 34% 7% 1,319
North Carolina 68% 26% 6% 497
North Dakota 71% 21% 8% 210
Ohio 70% 24% 6% 643
Oklahoma 68% 27% 5% 178
Oregon 50% 41% 9% 272
Pennsylvania 65% 28% 7% 845
Rhode Island 57% 35% 8% 213
South Carolina 69% 21% 10% 209
South Dakota 74% 20% 7% 182
Tennessee 71% 25% 4% 257
Texas 67% 25% 8% 1,244
Utah 51% 41% 8% 122
Vermont 50% 44% 6% 241
Virginia 65% 27% 8% 484
Washington 49% 42% 8% 446
West Virginia 66% 20% 13% 145
Wisconsin 65% 28% 8% 387
Wyoming 66% 21% 13% 183

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