Frequency of reading scripture among who believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

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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 59% 14% 9% 17% 1% 367
Alaska 46% 10% 5% 39% < 1% 144
Arizona 44% 10% 9% 35% 1% 330
Arkansas 53% 16% 6% 25% < 1% 232
California 42% 13% 9% 36% 1% 1,669
Colorado 44% 7% 10% 40% < 1% 235
Connecticut 33% 8% 9% 50% < 1% 160
Delaware 34% 20% 6% 38% 2% 168
District of Columbia 44% 17% 9% 29% < 1% 132
Florida 45% 13% 10% 31% 1% 1,087
Georgia 58% 13% 8% 21% < 1% 634
Hawaii 40% 16% 9% 35% < 1% 146
Idaho 50% 9% 7% 33% < 1% 171
Illinois 40% 13% 11% 35% 1% 713
Indiana 44% 9% 9% 36% < 1% 417
Iowa 38% 12% 12% 37% < 1% 192
Kansas 43% 13% 8% 35% < 1% 192
Kentucky 51% 8% 8% 32% 2% 321
Louisiana 53% 12% 8% 26% 1% 318
Maine 33% 8% 6% 53% < 1% 123
Maryland 47% 14% 9% 30% 1% 304
Massachusetts 28% 12% 11% 47% 1% 231
Michigan 42% 11% 10% 37% 1% 571
Minnesota 36% 9% 12% 43% < 1% 303
Mississippi 64% 13% 6% 16% 1% 243
Missouri 49% 13% 10% 28% < 1% 413
Montana 45% 5% 8% 42% < 1% 149
Nebraska 36% 15% 8% 40% 1% 191
Nevada 41% 15% 7% 37% < 1% 154
New Hampshire 29% 10% 7% 54% < 1% 118
New Jersey 39% 10% 9% 41% < 1% 432
New Mexico 54% 10% 5% 30% < 1% 149
New York 38% 10% 9% 42% 1% 886
North Carolina 53% 15% 8% 23% 1% 664
North Dakota 28% 17% 9% 45% 1% 218
Ohio 44% 12% 8% 35% < 1% 669
Oklahoma 53% 13% 10% 24% < 1% 258
Oregon 50% 9% 12% 29% < 1% 170
Pennsylvania 41% 11% 11% 36% 1% 756
Rhode Island 31% 16% 7% 45% < 1% 141
South Carolina 60% 13% 7% 18% 1% 332
South Dakota 33% 12% 11% 44% < 1% 191
Tennessee 64% 9% 6% 18% 2% 483
Texas 52% 13% 9% 26% 1% 1,612
Utah 63% 6% 8% 21% 3% 139
Virginia 57% 10% 6% 26% 1% 503
Washington 44% 15% 7% 34% < 1% 302
West Virginia 56% 12% 5% 26% 1% 229
Wisconsin 30% 13% 11% 46% < 1% 327
Wyoming 36% 15% 7% 42% < 1% 182

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