Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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 86% 11% 3% 166
Alaska 52% 40% 8% 108
Arizona 74% 23% 4% 209
Arkansas 90% 8% 2% 124
California 66% 28% 6% 1,638
Colorado 52% 35% 13% 185
Connecticut 70% 24% 6% 151
Delaware 75% 19% 6% 126
District of Columbia 68% 27% 5% 210
Florida 71% 23% 6% 830
Georgia 80% 17% 3% 370
Hawaii 69% 20% 10% 123
Illinois 70% 23% 8% 514
Indiana 79% 17% 4% 228
Iowa 68% 28% 4% 110
Kentucky 80% 14% 5% 157
Louisiana 84% 12% 4% 176
Maryland 67% 29% 4% 301
Massachusetts 51% 38% 10% 314
Michigan 71% 23% 6% 354
Minnesota 69% 29% 1% 196
Mississippi 96% 2% 2% 115
Missouri 81% 16% 3% 201
Nevada 73% 20% 7% 104
New Hampshire 53% 35% 12% 103
New Jersey 75% 19% 6% 382
New Mexico 70% 24% 7% 134
New York 67% 27% 6% 946
North Carolina 77% 16% 6% 381
Ohio 81% 15% 3% 363
Oklahoma 73% 23% 5% 121
Oregon 51% 40% 9% 158
Pennsylvania 70% 24% 6% 472
Rhode Island 61% 27% 12% 124
South Carolina 84% 8% 8% 184
Tennessee 82% 14% 4% 206
Texas 78% 16% 6% 1,016
Vermont 50% 44% 6% 134
Virginia 74% 20% 5% 309
Washington 52% 39% 9% 274
Wisconsin 59% 32% 9% 201

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