Parent of children under 18 among who believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Hell by parental status

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State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 364. 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 30% 70% 364
Alaska 38% 62% 143
Arizona 32% 68% 330
Arkansas 33% 67% 232
California 35% 65% 1,662
Colorado 34% 66% 233
Connecticut 25% 75% 159
Delaware 33% 67% 168
District of Columbia 31% 69% 129
Florida 28% 72% 1,082
Georgia 32% 68% 632
Hawaii 32% 68% 146
Idaho 32% 68% 168
Illinois 28% 72% 711
Indiana 28% 72% 416
Iowa 35% 65% 192
Kansas 39% 61% 190
Kentucky 28% 72% 320
Louisiana 37% 63% 317
Maine 28% 72% 123
Maryland 25% 75% 303
Massachusetts 27% 73% 230
Michigan 32% 68% 568
Minnesota 29% 71% 303
Mississippi 29% 71% 242
Missouri 32% 68% 409
Montana 22% 78% 148
Nebraska 29% 71% 190
Nevada 26% 74% 153
New Hampshire 23% 77% 117
New Jersey 29% 71% 428
New Mexico 29% 71% 149
New York 26% 74% 885
North Carolina 29% 71% 662
North Dakota 25% 75% 218
Ohio 33% 67% 667
Oklahoma 32% 68% 258
Oregon 32% 68% 170
Pennsylvania 28% 72% 753
Rhode Island 22% 78% 141
South Carolina 28% 72% 331
South Dakota 31% 69% 191
Tennessee 33% 67% 483
Texas 37% 63% 1,606
Utah 43% 57% 138
Virginia 30% 70% 500
Washington 28% 72% 301
West Virginia 24% 76% 229
Wisconsin 36% 64% 326
Wyoming 33% 67% 182

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