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

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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 54% 41% 5% 109
Alaska 37% 55% 8% 166
Arizona 41% 50% 8% 299
California 36% 56% 8% 1,943
Colorado 36% 52% 13% 271
Connecticut 40% 52% 8% 232
Delaware 43% 48% 9% 150
District of Columbia 28% 67% 6% 158
Florida 41% 51% 8% 912
Georgia 44% 50% 6% 300
Hawaii 39% 50% 11% 165
Idaho 43% 51% 6% 130
Illinois 41% 50% 9% 638
Indiana 52% 40% 8% 284
Iowa 43% 49% 8% 161
Kansas 48% 41% 11% 133
Kentucky 58% 36% 7% 162
Louisiana 54% 38% 9% 152
Maine 35% 54% 11% 196
Maryland 34% 54% 11% 303
Massachusetts 25% 64% 11% 476
Michigan 47% 46% 7% 457
Minnesota 43% 50% 7% 276
Missouri 46% 44% 10% 258
Montana 39% 56% 6% 156
Nebraska 46% 44% 9% 152
Nevada 36% 52% 12% 162
New Hampshire 36% 54% 10% 193
New Jersey 41% 49% 10% 498
New Mexico 38% 55% 6% 140
New York 38% 53% 9% 1,103
North Carolina 48% 47% 5% 347
North Dakota 53% 40% 7% 171
Ohio 48% 46% 6% 503
Oklahoma 50% 42% 8% 126
Oregon 27% 63% 10% 226
Pennsylvania 42% 51% 8% 672
Rhode Island 38% 54% 8% 189
South Carolina 40% 48% 12% 151
South Dakota 55% 33% 12% 139
Tennessee 53% 40% 7% 162
Texas 46% 44% 10% 900
Utah 30% 65% 5% 104
Vermont 30% 60% 10% 215
Virginia 43% 49% 8% 359
Washington 29% 63% 8% 375
West Virginia 56% 33% 11% 111
Wisconsin 47% 45% 8% 324
Wyoming 52% 39% 8% 133

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