Importance of religion in one's life among who believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Hell by importance of religion

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Alabama 86% 11% 2% 1% < 1% 367
Alaska 59% 29% 8% 4% < 1% 144
Arizona 64% 24% 8% 3% < 1% 330
Arkansas 79% 14% 5% 2% < 1% 232
California 64% 27% 7% 2% 1% 1,669
Colorado 68% 22% 7% 3% < 1% 235
Connecticut 56% 28% 13% 4% < 1% 160
Delaware 55% 35% 6% 2% 2% 168
District of Columbia 74% 20% 4% 1% 1% 132
Florida 69% 22% 6% 2% < 1% 1,087
Georgia 77% 19% 3% 1% 1% 634
Hawaii 57% 31% 9% 2% 1% 146
Idaho 66% 27% 7% 1% < 1% 171
Illinois 66% 26% 7% 1% < 1% 713
Indiana 63% 27% 9% 2% < 1% 417
Iowa 68% 23% 8% 1% < 1% 192
Kansas 63% 25% 9% 3% < 1% 192
Kentucky 72% 23% 3% 1% < 1% 321
Louisiana 80% 17% 2% 1% < 1% 318
Maine 55% 29% 6% 9% 1% 123
Maryland 68% 26% 5% 2% < 1% 304
Massachusetts 54% 35% 6% 4% 1% 231
Michigan 62% 28% 7% 3% < 1% 571
Minnesota 62% 27% 6% 5% < 1% 303
Mississippi 79% 16% 3% 2% 1% 243
Missouri 66% 28% 3% 2% < 1% 413
Montana 57% 25% 15% 3% < 1% 149
Nebraska 68% 24% 6% 2% 1% 191
Nevada 60% 31% 7% 2% < 1% 154
New Hampshire 49% 25% 21% 5% < 1% 118
New Jersey 67% 25% 7% 2% < 1% 432
New Mexico 77% 18% 1% 2% 1% 149
New York 62% 26% 7% 5% < 1% 886
North Carolina 75% 20% 4% 1% < 1% 664
North Dakota 61% 26% 11% 2% < 1% 218
Ohio 68% 25% 5% 2% < 1% 669
Oklahoma 73% 23% 2% 1% 1% 258
Oregon 66% 25% 7% 1% 1% 170
Pennsylvania 65% 25% 6% 2% 1% 756
Rhode Island 73% 20% 2% 4% < 1% 141
South Carolina 81% 14% 3% 1% 1% 332
South Dakota 66% 26% 7% 1% 1% 191
Tennessee 80% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 483
Texas 74% 21% 3% 2% < 1% 1,612
Utah 73% 15% 10% 1% 1% 139
Virginia 74% 20% 4% 1% 1% 503
Washington 60% 27% 9% 4% 1% 302
West Virginia 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 229
Wisconsin 58% 32% 7% 3% < 1% 327
Wyoming 59% 29% 9% 4% < 1% 182

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