Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by belief in heaven

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 397. 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 93% 3% 4% 397
Alaska 81% 14% 5% 124
Arizona 88% 7% 6% 335
Arkansas 90% 3% 6% 217
California 85% 9% 6% 1,666
Colorado 75% 11% 13% 230
Connecticut 87% 6% 7% 156
Delaware 88% 6% 6% 147
District of Columbia 89% 6% 5% 140
Florida 87% 8% 5% 1,058
Georgia 91% 4% 5% 626
Hawaii 82% 10% 7% 134
Idaho 85% 10% 6% 168
Illinois 86% 7% 7% 696
Indiana 88% 6% 6% 381
Iowa 92% 4% 5% 184
Kansas 89% 6% 5% 165
Kentucky 92% 4% 4% 289
Louisiana 89% 6% 6% 328
Maine 82% 13% 5% 108
Maryland 87% 8% 5% 327
Massachusetts 84% 9% 7% 251
Michigan 87% 5% 8% 513
Minnesota 87% 7% 6% 281
Mississippi 93% 3% 4% 233
Missouri 88% 7% 4% 356
Montana 90% 5% 5% 139
Nebraska 90% 6% 4% 179
Nevada 85% 8% 7% 133
New Hampshire 77% 18% 5% 107
New Jersey 92% 4% 5% 434
New Mexico 84% 11% 5% 169
New York 86% 8% 6% 882
North Carolina 89% 5% 6% 639
North Dakota 90% 5% 5% 197
Ohio 90% 5% 5% 673
Oklahoma 92% 6% 3% 251
Oregon 86% 9% 5% 174
Pennsylvania 88% 6% 6% 739
Rhode Island 90% 6% 4% 149
South Carolina 88% 5% 6% 346
South Dakota 90% 3% 7% 175
Tennessee 90% 4% 6% 475
Texas 87% 7% 6% 1,611
Utah 97% 2% 1% 191
Virginia 91% 4% 5% 503
Washington 81% 11% 7% 312
West Virginia 94% 2% 5% 197
Wisconsin 89% 3% 8% 279
Wyoming 86% 7% 6% 166

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