Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 295. 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 91% 4% 5% 295
Arizona 85% 9% 7% 246
Arkansas 87% 5% 8% 162
California 84% 10% 5% 1,084
Colorado 76% 14% 11% 152
Florida 84% 10% 5% 702
Georgia 90% 5% 5% 473
Idaho 88% 6% 5% 132
Illinois 85% 8% 8% 409
Indiana 89% 5% 6% 247
Iowa 88% 7% 4% 104
Kansas 87% 6% 6% 109
Kentucky 92% 2% 5% 202
Louisiana 89% 6% 4% 229
Maryland 85% 10% 6% 220
Massachusetts 84% 8% 9% 110
Michigan 88% 5% 8% 332
Minnesota 81% 9% 10% 168
Mississippi 92% 4% 4% 192
Missouri 85% 9% 6% 257
Montana 86% 7% 6% 106
New Jersey 87% 7% 6% 231
New Mexico 85% 10% 5% 115
New York 85% 7% 8% 511
North Carolina 87% 6% 8% 458
Ohio 88% 5% 7% 429
Oklahoma 89% 7% 5% 193
Oregon 89% 6% 4% 121
Pennsylvania 86% 7% 7% 432
South Carolina 89% 4% 7% 252
Tennessee 88% 4% 8% 368
Texas 86% 6% 7% 1,103
Utah 98% 1% 2% 171
Virginia 88% 8% 4% 356
Washington 84% 11% 5% 218
West Virginia 95% < 1% 5% 136
Wisconsin 86% 4% 11% 156
Wyoming 78% 12% 10% 115

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