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

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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 69% 27% 4% 109
Alaska 49% 40% 12% 166
Arizona 60% 33% 7% 299
California 49% 42% 9% 1,943
Colorado 50% 41% 9% 271
Connecticut 62% 31% 7% 232
Delaware 64% 33% 3% 150
District of Columbia 48% 45% 7% 158
Florida 54% 36% 9% 912
Georgia 56% 37% 8% 300
Hawaii 52% 35% 13% 165
Idaho 54% 38% 8% 130
Illinois 60% 32% 8% 638
Indiana 67% 24% 9% 284
Iowa 62% 31% 7% 161
Kansas 63% 24% 13% 133
Kentucky 68% 26% 6% 162
Louisiana 64% 26% 10% 152
Maine 52% 41% 7% 196
Maryland 51% 40% 9% 303
Massachusetts 43% 43% 13% 476
Michigan 63% 29% 8% 457
Minnesota 64% 30% 6% 276
Missouri 70% 26% 4% 258
Montana 59% 35% 6% 156
Nebraska 72% 24% 4% 152
Nevada 50% 38% 12% 162
New Hampshire 47% 41% 12% 193
New Jersey 60% 31% 8% 498
New Mexico 49% 44% 7% 140
New York 55% 38% 8% 1,103
North Carolina 59% 33% 7% 347
North Dakota 70% 23% 7% 171
Ohio 66% 30% 4% 503
Oklahoma 61% 33% 6% 126
Oregon 41% 48% 11% 226
Pennsylvania 59% 34% 7% 672
Rhode Island 53% 40% 7% 189
South Carolina 60% 27% 13% 151
South Dakota 70% 23% 7% 139
Tennessee 62% 33% 5% 162
Texas 62% 30% 8% 900
Utah 40% 52% 8% 104
Vermont 48% 45% 7% 215
Virginia 60% 31% 9% 359
Washington 43% 46% 11% 375
West Virginia 65% 23% 11% 111
Wisconsin 60% 31% 9% 324
Wyoming 64% 25% 11% 133

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