Belief in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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 72% 21% 8% 511
Alaska 51% 42% 7% 310
Arizona 55% 36% 9% 653
Arkansas 76% 19% 5% 311
California 51% 41% 8% 3,697
Colorado 48% 40% 11% 504
Connecticut 48% 43% 9% 377
Delaware 57% 33% 11% 301
District of Columbia 49% 43% 8% 303
Florida 57% 35% 8% 2,020
Georgia 67% 26% 7% 968
Hawaii 55% 35% 10% 312
Idaho 55% 38% 7% 320
Illinois 56% 34% 9% 1,326
Indiana 66% 27% 7% 654
Iowa 59% 33% 8% 330
Kansas 63% 28% 9% 307
Kentucky 74% 20% 6% 439
Louisiana 69% 23% 8% 465
Maine 44% 45% 11% 303
Maryland 52% 39% 9% 644
Massachusetts 36% 53% 11% 704
Michigan 60% 32% 8% 982
Minnesota 52% 38% 10% 563
Mississippi 77% 18% 5% 309
Missouri 66% 27% 7% 642
Montana 49% 45% 7% 312
Nebraska 61% 32% 7% 312
Nevada 49% 40% 11% 314
New Hampshire 44% 46% 11% 303
New Jersey 52% 38% 10% 886
New Mexico 54% 38% 8% 312
New York 49% 42% 9% 1,966
North Carolina 69% 24% 7% 1,022
North Dakota 62% 32% 6% 338
Ohio 63% 30% 7% 1,132
Oklahoma 67% 27% 6% 391
Oregon 45% 45% 9% 419
Pennsylvania 57% 35% 8% 1,366
Rhode Island 48% 41% 11% 305
South Carolina 68% 21% 10% 495
South Dakota 64% 27% 9% 305
Tennessee 77% 18% 6% 661
Texas 65% 28% 7% 2,535
Utah 48% 47% 5% 315
Vermont 38% 53% 9% 306
Virginia 63% 29% 8% 882
Washington 44% 47% 9% 714
West Virginia 76% 17% 7% 309
Wisconsin 57% 35% 8% 600
Wyoming 57% 34% 9% 316

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