Belief in Hell by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by belief in hell

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Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 510. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 63% 30% 7% 510
Baltimore Metro Area 46% 45% 9% 250
Boston Metro Area 35% 51% 13% 498
Chicago Metro Area 54% 37% 9% 867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 63% 30% 7% 659
Detroit Metro Area 60% 34% 6% 374
Houston Metro Area 65% 28% 7% 514
Los Angeles Metro Area 50% 41% 8% 1,076
Miami Metro Area 54% 35% 11% 483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 51% 40% 9% 342
New York City Metro Area 50% 42% 8% 1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area 47% 44% 9% 722
Phoenix Metro Area 54% 37% 9% 397
Pittsburgh Metro Area 56% 35% 9% 252
Providence Metro Area 43% 46% 11% 351
Riverside, CA Metro Area 60% 32% 8% 373
San Diego Metro Area 53% 37% 10% 321
San Francisco Metro Area 38% 54% 8% 485
Seattle Metro Area 34% 58% 8% 333
St. Louis Metro Area 62% 32% 7% 274
Tampa Metro Area 51% 40% 9% 320
Washington, DC Metro Area 52% 41% 7% 913

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