Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among who believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Hell by attendance at prayer groups

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State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 367. 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 44% 11% 12% 32% 1% 367
Alaska 28% 5% 12% 55% < 1% 144
Arizona 31% 11% 9% 49% < 1% 330
Arkansas 34% 16% 9% 41% < 1% 232
California 28% 14% 10% 47% < 1% 1,669
Colorado 32% 10% 12% 45% < 1% 235
Connecticut 23% 8% 8% 61% < 1% 160
Delaware 26% 14% 11% 48% 1% 168
District of Columbia 35% 9% 9% 47% 1% 132
Florida 32% 10% 10% 47% 1% 1,087
Georgia 39% 14% 10% 37% < 1% 634
Hawaii 36% 11% 15% 38% < 1% 146
Idaho 40% 4% 8% 47% 1% 171
Illinois 27% 13% 10% 50% 1% 713
Indiana 33% 13% 9% 45% < 1% 417
Iowa 31% 7% 16% 45% 1% 192
Kansas 33% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 192
Kentucky 34% 10% 14% 42% < 1% 321
Louisiana 37% 17% 10% 36% < 1% 318
Maine 19% 5% 6% 69% 1% 123
Maryland 34% 12% 9% 45% < 1% 304
Massachusetts 23% 11% 8% 58% < 1% 231
Michigan 26% 13% 8% 52% 1% 571
Minnesota 23% 9% 11% 55% 1% 303
Mississippi 46% 13% 11% 30% < 1% 243
Missouri 31% 11% 10% 48% < 1% 413
Montana 24% 7% 13% 55% < 1% 149
Nebraska 27% 11% 12% 49% 1% 191
Nevada 25% 16% 9% 49% 1% 154
New Hampshire 11% 8% 13% 67% 1% 118
New Jersey 28% 8% 11% 52% 1% 432
New Mexico 31% 20% 5% 44% < 1% 149
New York 26% 9% 7% 57% 1% 886
North Carolina 36% 12% 11% 40% < 1% 664
North Dakota 24% 9% 9% 57% < 1% 218
Ohio 32% 10% 8% 49% 1% 669
Oklahoma 45% 11% 9% 35% < 1% 258
Oregon 30% 13% 9% 48% < 1% 170
Pennsylvania 29% 9% 10% 51% < 1% 756
Rhode Island 25% 4% 13% 58% < 1% 141
South Carolina 42% 14% 8% 35% 1% 332
South Dakota 24% 9% 8% 59% 1% 191
Tennessee 45% 12% 9% 33% 1% 483
Texas 36% 14% 9% 40% 1% 1,612
Utah 55% 7% 5% 32% 1% 139
Virginia 39% 15% 6% 38% 1% 503
Washington 32% 12% 9% 47% 1% 302
West Virginia 42% 14% 10% 33% 1% 229
Wisconsin 21% 10% 12% 56% 1% 327
Wyoming 30% 9% 9% 51% 1% 182

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