Belief in Hell among adults in the Northeast

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,516. 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.
2014 49% 42% 9% 6,516
2007 50% 37% 12% 6,556

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Belief in Hell among adults in the Northeast by religious group

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 58% 32% 10% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 79% 11% 10% 759
Historically Black Protestant 76% 14% 10% 247
Jewish 26% 67% 8% 350
Mainline Protestant 55% 34% 10% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 69% 8% 1,499

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,885. 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.
Believe 20% 34% 28% 18% 2,885
Don't believe 24% 33% 25% 18% 2,879
Other/don't know 15% 30% 31% 23% 596

Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,885. 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.
Believe 13% 13% 28% 33% 12% 1% 2,885
Don't believe 16% 16% 26% 30% 11% 2% 2,879
Other/don't know 11% 9% 26% 36% 15% 3% 596

Gender composition among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 48% 52% 2,943
Don't believe 49% 51% 2,934
Other/don't know 40% 60% 639

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,901. 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.
Believe 65% 14% 3% 14% 4% 2,901
Don't believe 77% 6% 5% 9% 3% 2,887
Other/don't know 71% 10% 2% 11% 5% 618

Immigrant status among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,882. 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.
Believe 19% 14% 68% 2,882
Don't believe 15% 15% 70% 2,899
Other/don't know 18% 15% 68% 625

Income distribution among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who have a household income of…

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,489. 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.
Believe 37% 21% 24% 17% 2,489
Don't believe 25% 16% 30% 28% 2,539
Other/don't know 32% 20% 23% 25% 485

Educational distribution among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,929. 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.
Believe 47% 29% 15% 9% 2,929
Don't believe 31% 26% 23% 19% 2,916
Other/don't know 44% 26% 15% 15% 630

Marital status among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,929. 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.
Believe 47% 7% 12% 7% 27% 2,929
Don't believe 46% 8% 10% 6% 30% 2,920
Other/don't know 48% 9% 12% 9% 22% 623

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,932. 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.
Believe 27% 73% 2,932
Don't believe 25% 75% 2,928
Other/don't know 26% 74% 630

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say they…

Belief in Hell Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 74% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,943
Don't believe 33% 25% 10% 1% 26% 4% 2,934
Other/don't know 51% 26% 9% 3% 3% 8% 639

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 62% 26% 7% 4% < 1% 2,943
Don't believe 24% 28% 20% 27% 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 46% 29% 12% 11% 2% 639

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who attend religious services…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 42% 35% 22% < 1% 2,943
Don't believe 16% 33% 50% < 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 28% 35% 34% 3% 639

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 63% 17% 6% 12% 1% 2,943
Don't believe 30% 14% 8% 48% 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 49% 14% 7% 27% 3% 639

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who attend prayer group…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 26% 9% 9% 55% 1% 2,943
Don't believe 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 15% 8% 6% 69% 2% 639

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who meditate…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 41% 9% 4% 44% 2% 2,943
Don't believe 33% 10% 6% 51% 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 37% 7% 4% 49% 3% 639

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 60% 16% 9% 14% 1% 2,943
Don't believe 43% 17% 12% 27% 2% 2,934
Other/don't know 55% 15% 9% 19% 3% 639

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 44% 16% 13% 26% 1% 2,943
Don't believe 46% 17% 14% 23% 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 46% 15% 11% 23% 4% 639

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 37% 9% 45% 7% 2% 2,943
Don't believe 12% 16% 54% 15% 2% 2,934
Other/don't know 23% 10% 54% 8% 6% 639

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Belief in Hell There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 34% 63% 1% 1% 2,943
Don't believe 22% 76% 1% 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 29% 66% 2% 3% 639

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who read scripture…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 37% 10% 9% 42% 1% 2,943
Don't believe 13% 6% 8% 72% 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 26% 7% 7% 57% 2% 639

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Hell Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 36% 33% 3% 22% 6% 2,943
Don't believe 9% 17% 1% 67% 6% 2,934
Other/don't know 21% 22% 4% 35% 18% 639

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 95% 2% 2% 2,943
Don't believe 37% 58% 5% 2,934
Other/don't know 48% 3% 50% 639

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 38% 17% 46% 2,943
Don't believe 24% 18% 58% 2,934
Other/don't know 29% 24% 46% 639

Political ideology among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 39% 34% 21% 6% 2,943
Don't believe 20% 35% 39% 6% 2,934
Other/don't know 32% 35% 23% 10% 639

Views about size of government among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 50% 45% 2% 3% 2,943
Don't believe 45% 48% 4% 4% 2,934
Other/don't know 46% 40% 5% 8% 639

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 47% 47% 4% 2% 2,943
Don't believe 34% 61% 3% 1% 2,934
Other/don't know 39% 51% 5% 5% 639

Views about abortion among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say abortion should be…

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 51% 45% 4% 2,943
Don't believe 77% 20% 3% 2,934
Other/don't know 56% 34% 11% 639

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 60% 33% 4% 4% 2,943
Don't believe 84% 11% 3% 2% 2,934
Other/don't know 67% 20% 5% 7% 639

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 49% 43% 8% 2,943
Don't believe 79% 16% 5% 2,934
Other/don't know 59% 26% 15% 639

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say…

Belief in Hell Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 40% 55% 2% 3% 2,943
Don't believe 24% 71% 2% 2% 2,934
Other/don't know 32% 55% 5% 8% 639

Views about human evolution among adults in the Northeast by belief in hell

% of adults in the Northeast who say humans…

Belief in Hell Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,943. 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.
Believe 23% 29% 4% 41% 4% 2,943
Don't believe 60% 18% 4% 16% 3% 2,934
Other/don't know 34% 18% 10% 26% 12% 639