Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by importance of religion

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say religion is…

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Sample size = 419. 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 86% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 419
Alaska 68% 24% 5% 2% < 1% 167
Arizona 73% 19% 5% 3% 1% 412
Arkansas 85% 11% < 1% 3% 1% 234
California 70% 22% 4% 3% 1% 1,965
Colorado 72% 21% 4% 3% < 1% 270
Connecticut 66% 23% 7% 4% < 1% 192
Delaware 66% 27% 3% 3% 1% 183
District of Columbia 73% 21% 3% 1% 1% 155
Florida 72% 21% 3% 3% < 1% 1,285
Georgia 79% 17% 2% 1% 1% 713
Hawaii 63% 28% 2% 5% 1% 181
Idaho 71% 25% 1% 3% < 1% 208
Illinois 72% 20% 5% 2% < 1% 818
Indiana 73% 22% 3% 2% < 1% 425
Iowa 73% 20% 3% 3% < 1% 219
Kansas 69% 23% 4% 3% 1% 206
Kentucky 78% 18% 3% 1% < 1% 329
Louisiana 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 342
Maine 66% 25% 4% 4% 1% 154
Maryland 72% 23% 4% 1% 1% 388
Massachusetts 63% 30% 3% 3% < 1% 282
Michigan 70% 23% 3% 2% 1% 624
Minnesota 72% 23% 2% 2% 1% 340
Mississippi 83% 12% 3% 1% 2% 254
Missouri 74% 21% 2% 2% 1% 444
Montana 63% 22% 7% 7% < 1% 192
Nebraska 71% 24% 3% 1% 1% 213
Nevada 65% 27% 5% 3% 1% 177
New Hampshire 61% 25% 11% 2% < 1% 132
New Jersey 70% 22% 4% 2% 1% 500
New Mexico 80% 13% 2% 2% 2% 188
New York 67% 22% 5% 4% 1% 1,060
North Carolina 77% 18% 3% 1% 1% 732
North Dakota 73% 15% 8% 3% < 1% 229
Ohio 74% 21% 2% 2% 1% 771
Oklahoma 81% 17% < 1% 1% 1% 289
Oregon 68% 24% 6% 2% 1% 218
Pennsylvania 75% 19% 4% 2% < 1% 865
Rhode Island 71% 22% 4% 3% < 1% 180
South Carolina 86% 11% 2% 1% 1% 376
South Dakota 74% 18% 5% 3% 1% 213
Tennessee 83% 14% 1% 2% 1% 524
Texas 77% 18% 2% 2% < 1% 1,774
Utah 80% 11% 7% 1% 1% 202
Vermont 66% 18% 13% 4% < 1% 121
Virginia 82% 14% 2% 2% 1% 555
Washington 69% 24% 3% 3% 1% 382
West Virginia 78% 18% 3% 1% 1% 234
Wisconsin 70% 26% 1% 3% < 1% 349
Wyoming 64% 27% 6% 3% < 1% 219

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