Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in God

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State 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
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Alaska 26% 35% 10% 1% 24% 4% 141
Arizona 25% 28% 11% < 1% 29% 6% 223
California 26% 26% 15% 1% 29% 4% 1,621
Colorado 25% 29% 16% 2% 23% 5% 221
Connecticut 32% 30% 8% < 1% 24% 6% 180
Delaware 29% 33% 17% < 1% 19% 2% 115
District of Columbia 21% 22% 15% < 1% 34% 8% 142
Florida 30% 28% 10% < 1% 27% 5% 731
Georgia 31% 26% 15% < 1% 23% 5% 232
Hawaii 37% 26% 11% 1% 21% 4% 141
Idaho 21% 27% 13% 1% 30% 9% 104
Illinois 29% 29% 13% < 1% 24% 5% 472
Indiana 25% 24% 12% < 1% 33% 6% 171
Kentucky 33% 22% 7% < 1% 31% 7% 112
Louisiana 28% 34% 7% < 1% 28% 4% 104
Maine 20% 33% 9% < 1% 33% 5% 142
Maryland 31% 25% 10% < 1% 28% 5% 255
Massachusetts 16% 30% 16% 1% 30% 7% 391
Michigan 24% 35% 10% < 1% 26% 5% 321
Minnesota 25% 34% 11% < 1% 23% 8% 211
Missouri 32% 33% 12% < 1% 21% 3% 196
Montana 28% 32% 16% < 1% 21% 3% 118
Nevada 28% 25% 12% 1% 29% 5% 137
New Hampshire 17% 31% 13% 1% 27% 10% 146
New Jersey 32% 30% 12% < 1% 22% 4% 341
New Mexico 23% 33% 9% < 1% 32% 3% 121
New York 28% 26% 13% 1% 27% 6% 847
North Carolina 33% 28% 8% < 1% 26% 5% 289
North Dakota 27% 36% 9% < 1% 23% 5% 100
Ohio 29% 30% 11% 2% 23% 5% 314
Oklahoma 36% 27% 8% < 1% 24% 5% 100
Oregon 22% 24% 15% < 1% 33% 6% 180
Pennsylvania 22% 35% 11% < 1% 26% 6% 471
Rhode Island 42% 20% 4% < 1% 23% 10% 133
Tennessee 37% 25% 16% 2% 18% 2% 129
Texas 34% 27% 12% 1% 23% 3% 663
Vermont 21% 28% 5% < 1% 37% 10% 176
Virginia 27% 29% 15% < 1% 25% 4% 298
Washington 20% 29% 16% < 1% 31% 4% 314
Wisconsin 20% 28% 15% 1% 32% 3% 206

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