Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 81% 11% 8% 397
Alaska 75% 20% 5% 124
Arizona 69% 22% 8% 335
Arkansas 85% 11% 5% 217
California 69% 23% 8% 1,666
Colorado 70% 18% 12% 230
Connecticut 64% 25% 11% 156
Delaware 68% 20% 12% 147
District of Columbia 73% 17% 10% 140
Florida 75% 18% 8% 1,058
Georgia 80% 13% 7% 626
Hawaii 72% 20% 8% 134
Idaho 71% 21% 8% 168
Illinois 74% 17% 8% 696
Indiana 79% 14% 8% 381
Iowa 75% 15% 9% 184
Kansas 80% 11% 10% 165
Kentucky 86% 10% 4% 289
Louisiana 78% 14% 8% 328
Maine 72% 21% 7% 108
Maryland 70% 23% 7% 327
Massachusetts 57% 33% 10% 251
Michigan 75% 17% 8% 513
Minnesota 70% 20% 10% 281
Mississippi 82% 14% 4% 233
Missouri 78% 14% 8% 356
Montana 64% 31% 5% 139
Nebraska 77% 18% 5% 179
Nevada 67% 22% 11% 133
New Hampshire 66% 31% 4% 107
New Jersey 70% 21% 10% 434
New Mexico 70% 22% 7% 169
New York 67% 23% 10% 882
North Carolina 83% 11% 7% 639
North Dakota 72% 22% 6% 197
Ohio 76% 17% 7% 673
Oklahoma 77% 18% 5% 251
Oregon 66% 24% 10% 174
Pennsylvania 73% 18% 9% 739
Rhode Island 74% 18% 8% 149
South Carolina 80% 10% 10% 346
South Dakota 73% 16% 11% 175
Tennessee 86% 9% 4% 475
Texas 76% 17% 7% 1,611
Utah 60% 35% 5% 191
Virginia 79% 14% 7% 503
Washington 61% 29% 10% 312
West Virginia 89% 8% 4% 197
Wisconsin 74% 16% 10% 279
Wyoming 69% 25% 7% 166

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