Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 70% 20% 10% 166
Alaska 40% 55% 5% 108
Arizona 51% 43% 6% 209
Arkansas 78% 19% 4% 124
California 53% 41% 7% 1,638
Colorado 43% 47% 10% 185
Connecticut 50% 42% 8% 151
Delaware 57% 35% 8% 126
District of Columbia 45% 48% 6% 210
Florida 55% 38% 7% 830
Georgia 69% 26% 5% 370
Hawaii 60% 34% 5% 123
Illinois 56% 35% 9% 514
Indiana 66% 29% 6% 228
Iowa 50% 42% 7% 110
Kentucky 73% 22% 4% 157
Louisiana 70% 24% 6% 176
Maryland 50% 43% 6% 301
Massachusetts 36% 54% 10% 314
Michigan 58% 35% 7% 354
Minnesota 47% 46% 6% 196
Mississippi 79% 15% 6% 115
Missouri 66% 28% 6% 201
Nevada 57% 37% 6% 104
New Hampshire 37% 53% 9% 103
New Jersey 55% 36% 9% 382
New Mexico 50% 44% 6% 134
New York 48% 44% 7% 946
North Carolina 70% 26% 4% 381
Ohio 62% 32% 6% 363
Oklahoma 62% 36% 2% 121
Oregon 33% 55% 12% 158
Pennsylvania 53% 39% 8% 472
Rhode Island 46% 42% 12% 124
South Carolina 70% 23% 7% 184
Tennessee 70% 22% 8% 206
Texas 64% 30% 5% 1,016
Vermont 33% 60% 6% 134
Virginia 60% 33% 7% 309
Washington 35% 57% 9% 274
Wisconsin 52% 43% 6% 201

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