Belief in Hell among who believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Heaven by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 428. 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 82% 12% 5% 428
Alaska 81% 16% 3% 176
Arizona 74% 21% 6% 448
Arkansas 86% 12% 2% 258
California 74% 20% 6% 2,213
Colorado 74% 21% 5% 291
Connecticut 66% 26% 8% 237
Delaware 74% 17% 9% 224
District of Columbia 72% 23% 5% 181
Florida 77% 18% 5% 1,367
Georgia 82% 13% 5% 747
Hawaii 79% 18% 3% 186
Idaho 74% 19% 7% 221
Illinois 74% 19% 6% 929
Indiana 82% 14% 4% 496
Iowa 74% 19% 7% 241
Kansas 79% 16% 5% 231
Kentucky 87% 8% 5% 355
Louisiana 84% 11% 5% 367
Maine 68% 22% 10% 177
Maryland 74% 21% 6% 416
Massachusetts 63% 29% 8% 368
Michigan 78% 18% 4% 707
Minnesota 69% 24% 7% 411
Mississippi 84% 13% 3% 269
Missouri 80% 14% 6% 489
Montana 65% 29% 6% 204
Nebraska 75% 19% 6% 242
Nevada 72% 22% 6% 202
New Hampshire 74% 21% 5% 164
New Jersey 72% 23% 6% 606
New Mexico 76% 18% 6% 199
New York 70% 24% 6% 1,249
North Carolina 84% 12% 5% 774
North Dakota 76% 20% 4% 267
Ohio 77% 18% 5% 862
Oklahoma 81% 14% 4% 310
Oregon 69% 23% 8% 229
Pennsylvania 75% 20% 6% 977
Rhode Island 73% 20% 7% 207
South Carolina 82% 12% 7% 386
South Dakota 75% 16% 9% 233
Tennessee 89% 8% 3% 531
Texas 80% 16% 5% 1,918
Utah 59% 37% 4% 238
Vermont 66% 25% 9% 155
Virginia 80% 15% 5% 622
Washington 70% 23% 6% 419
West Virginia 88% 8% 3% 251
Wisconsin 76% 20% 4% 423
Wyoming 72% 24% 4% 236

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