Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 187. 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 73% 23% 4% 187
Alaska 48% 48% 5% 147
Arizona 54% 39% 7% 267
Arkansas 80% 14% 6% 145
California 47% 44% 9% 1,565
Colorado 48% 43% 9% 229
Connecticut 45% 49% 7% 167
Delaware 53% 37% 10% 148
District of Columbia 38% 60% 2% 132
Florida 53% 40% 7% 851
Georgia 63% 31% 6% 384
Hawaii 51% 35% 13% 127
Idaho 52% 42% 6% 129
Illinois 54% 39% 7% 575
Indiana 66% 28% 6% 310
Iowa 54% 40% 6% 178
Kansas 64% 28% 7% 139
Kentucky 68% 27% 5% 193
Louisiana 66% 26% 8% 188
Maine 49% 43% 8% 152
Maryland 46% 43% 11% 272
Massachusetts 27% 61% 12% 355
Michigan 59% 34% 6% 454
Minnesota 56% 37% 7% 264
Mississippi 79% 17% 4% 107
Missouri 65% 28% 7% 302
Montana 50% 47% 3% 154
Nebraska 63% 30% 7% 136
Nevada 48% 45% 7% 134
New Hampshire 47% 45% 8% 140
New Jersey 48% 42% 10% 421
New Mexico 47% 46% 7% 118
New York 47% 43% 9% 873
North Carolina 66% 29% 5% 386
North Dakota 63% 31% 6% 181
Ohio 62% 32% 6% 481
Oklahoma 69% 26% 5% 147
Oregon 43% 49% 8% 180
Pennsylvania 55% 36% 8% 602
Rhode Island 42% 49% 10% 133
South Carolina 64% 26% 10% 188
South Dakota 76% 23% 1% 143
Tennessee 78% 17% 6% 243
Texas 62% 31% 7% 993
Utah 43% 52% 6% 106
Vermont 38% 50% 12% 164
Virginia 60% 31% 9% 358
Washington 41% 50% 9% 322
West Virginia 71% 21% 9% 143
Wisconsin 58% 35% 7% 319
Wyoming 65% 27% 8% 140

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