Belief in Heaven among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 92% 3% 4% 264
Arizona 86% 8% 6% 219
Arkansas 90% 4% 7% 147
California 87% 8% 5% 1,027
Colorado 80% 9% 12% 150
Florida 87% 8% 5% 632
Georgia 91% 4% 5% 426
Idaho 92% 5% 3% 120
Illinois 85% 7% 8% 403
Indiana 89% 6% 6% 242
Iowa 88% 7% 4% 119
Kansas 89% 4% 7% 115
Kentucky 93% 3% 4% 190
Louisiana 88% 6% 5% 201
Maryland 91% 7% 2% 211
Massachusetts 88% 7% 4% 111
Michigan 86% 6% 8% 332
Minnesota 82% 9% 10% 164
Mississippi 93% 3% 4% 161
Missouri 90% 5% 5% 240
Nebraska 92% 3% 5% 113
New Jersey 91% 3% 7% 249
New Mexico 87% 9% 4% 107
New York 86% 7% 7% 496
North Carolina 88% 5% 7% 428
North Dakota 89% 4% 7% 113
Ohio 89% 5% 6% 389
Oklahoma 95% 3% 2% 159
Oregon 91% 3% 6% 111
Pennsylvania 86% 7% 7% 474
South Carolina 89% 5% 6% 230
South Dakota 87% 1% 12% 109
Tennessee 89% 4% 7% 326
Texas 89% 6% 6% 1,052
Utah 97% 1% 2% 141
Virginia 90% 5% 5% 318
Washington 86% 9% 5% 204
West Virginia 93% 2% 5% 143
Wisconsin 89% 3% 8% 197
Wyoming 86% 5% 9% 118

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