Belief in Heaven among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in heaven

% of who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 303. 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 90% 6% 4% 303
Alaska 73% 21% 6% 112
Arizona 86% 9% 6% 244
Arkansas 87% 4% 9% 173
California 81% 12% 7% 1,121
Colorado 79% 9% 12% 163
Florida 83% 12% 5% 778
Georgia 88% 7% 5% 474
Idaho 83% 7% 9% 135
Illinois 84% 9% 8% 461
Indiana 85% 8% 7% 292
Iowa 85% 10% 5% 149
Kansas 78% 8% 13% 143
Kentucky 90% 6% 4% 239
Louisiana 89% 5% 5% 234
Maryland 84% 12% 4% 203
Massachusetts 78% 14% 9% 134
Michigan 84% 8% 8% 399
Minnesota 80% 10% 10% 200
Mississippi 92% 4% 5% 193
Missouri 89% 8% 4% 276
Montana 81% 12% 7% 123
Nebraska 88% 8% 4% 140
Nevada 80% 9% 11% 115
New Jersey 88% 9% 3% 290
New Mexico 82% 14% 4% 125
New York 81% 11% 8% 574
North Carolina 88% 6% 6% 465
North Dakota 84% 8% 8% 166
Ohio 86% 9% 5% 492
Oklahoma 88% 6% 6% 208
Oregon 80% 12% 8% 145
Pennsylvania 85% 8% 8% 515
South Carolina 89% 5% 7% 265
South Dakota 79% 9% 12% 137
Tennessee 88% 4% 7% 392
Texas 86% 8% 6% 1,202
Utah 91% 8% 2% 155
Virginia 90% 6% 4% 371
Washington 80% 14% 6% 211
West Virginia 91% 4% 5% 155
Wisconsin 86% 5% 9% 233
Wyoming 80% 9% 11% 142

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