Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by belief in hell

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Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,958. 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 in God; absolutely certain 74% 19% 7% 12,958
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 43% 9% 3,508
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 62% 10% 828
Believe in God; don't know 46% 33% 21% 113
Do not believe in God 4% 93% 3% 1,385
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 58% 31% 394

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