Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 78% 15% 7% 419
Alaska 68% 27% 5% 167
Arizona 69% 23% 8% 412
Arkansas 84% 11% 6% 234
California 66% 26% 8% 1,965
Colorado 68% 24% 8% 270
Connecticut 61% 30% 9% 192
Delaware 67% 23% 10% 183
District of Columbia 70% 23% 8% 155
Florida 71% 22% 7% 1,285
Georgia 79% 15% 7% 713
Hawaii 65% 23% 11% 181
Idaho 69% 22% 9% 208
Illinois 72% 19% 9% 818
Indiana 78% 15% 7% 425
Iowa 73% 19% 7% 219
Kansas 73% 18% 9% 206
Kentucky 89% 8% 3% 329
Louisiana 81% 13% 6% 342
Maine 68% 22% 9% 154
Maryland 68% 24% 7% 388
Massachusetts 58% 32% 10% 282
Michigan 76% 17% 7% 624
Minnesota 68% 22% 11% 340
Mississippi 83% 13% 4% 254
Missouri 78% 15% 7% 444
Montana 63% 32% 5% 192
Nebraska 70% 23% 7% 213
Nevada 64% 25% 11% 177
New Hampshire 63% 31% 7% 132
New Jersey 67% 24% 9% 500
New Mexico 69% 23% 8% 188
New York 65% 27% 8% 1,060
North Carolina 80% 13% 7% 732
North Dakota 71% 22% 7% 229
Ohio 75% 19% 6% 771
Oklahoma 78% 16% 6% 289
Oregon 64% 28% 8% 218
Pennsylvania 72% 20% 8% 865
Rhode Island 68% 21% 11% 180
South Carolina 79% 11% 10% 376
South Dakota 71% 18% 12% 213
Tennessee 84% 12% 5% 524
Texas 75% 19% 6% 1,774
Utah 57% 38% 6% 202
Vermont 60% 33% 7% 121
Virginia 78% 15% 7% 555
Washington 63% 28% 9% 382
West Virginia 86% 7% 6% 234
Wisconsin 75% 16% 9% 349
Wyoming 68% 23% 9% 219

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