Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by views about size of government

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

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Arizona 53% 45% < 1% 2% 121
California 38% 56% 3% 3% 803
Colorado 43% 47% 8% 2% 118
Florida 47% 49% 2% 3% 377
Georgia 50% 42% 5% 3% 141
Illinois 45% 47% 4% 3% 274
Indiana 46% 49% < 1% 4% 126
Maryland 55% 43% < 1% 2% 116
Massachusetts 52% 42% 1% 4% 175
Michigan 51% 39% 3% 7% 203
Minnesota 63% 34% 3% < 1% 126
Missouri 56% 38% 1% 5% 110
New Jersey 41% 53% 4% 3% 220
New York 44% 51% 4% 2% 425
North Carolina 48% 48% 3% 1% 161
Ohio 53% 38% 5% 4% 208
Pennsylvania 59% 37% 2% 3% 275
Texas 37% 57% 2% 5% 443
Virginia 46% 49% 4% 1% 168
Washington 57% 41% < 1% 2% 156
Wisconsin 65% 32% 2% 1% 131

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