Importance of religion in one's life among who do not believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not believe in Hell by importance of religion

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State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 42% 21% 18% 19% < 1% 100
Alaska 20% 30% 17% 32% 1% 139
Arizona 31% 23% 19% 26% 1% 259
California 26% 24% 20% 29% 1% 1,693
Colorado 20% 36% 18% 26% < 1% 223
Connecticut 25% 27% 22% 26% < 1% 182
Delaware 28% 31% 14% 27% < 1% 104
District of Columbia 20% 24% 28% 29% < 1% 147
Florida 26% 28% 19% 27% < 1% 771
Georgia 31% 22% 19% 26% 1% 255
Hawaii 25% 31% 19% 24% < 1% 140
Idaho 28% 21% 18% 33% < 1% 125
Illinois 26% 28% 22% 25% < 1% 488
Indiana 27% 24% 16% 31% 2% 187
Iowa 25% 32% 18% 26% < 1% 110
Louisiana 45% 23% 9% 22% < 1% 110
Maine 15% 29% 23% 32% < 1% 147
Maryland 29% 25% 20% 25% 1% 280
Massachusetts 20% 25% 23% 31% < 1% 400
Michigan 26% 25% 20% 28% 1% 317
Minnesota 24% 27% 20% 26% 2% 207
Missouri 30% 24% 25% 21% < 1% 182
Montana 30% 23% 16% 29% 2% 137
Nevada 24% 28% 13% 33% 1% 127
New Hampshire 22% 24% 26% 28% < 1% 149
New Jersey 28% 31% 19% 21% 1% 360
New Mexico 34% 20% 13% 32% 1% 126
New York 24% 29% 18% 27% 2% 884
North Carolina 27% 25% 21% 27% < 1% 285
Ohio 32% 25% 17% 25% < 1% 358
Oklahoma 43% 20% 9% 27% < 1% 100
Oregon 23% 23% 17% 35% 1% 209
Pennsylvania 26% 28% 20% 26% < 1% 496
Rhode Island 21% 29% 20% 30% < 1% 132
South Carolina 31% 24% 24% 20% 1% 112
Tennessee 38% 22% 17% 23% 1% 133
Texas 38% 28% 15% 20% < 1% 730
Utah 43% 15% 17% 21% 4% 157
Vermont 18% 24% 21% 38% < 1% 184
Virginia 30% 23% 23% 24% < 1% 300
Washington 26% 20% 24% 29% 1% 348
Wisconsin 21% 27% 22% 29% 1% 211
Wyoming 36% 27% 19% 18% < 1% 105

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