Belief in Hell among adults ages 65 and older by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults ages 65 and older by belief in hell

% of adults ages 65 and older who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 125. 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 75% 16% 9% 125
Arizona 44% 41% 15% 184
California 45% 44% 11% 964
Colorado 51% 41% 8% 104
Connecticut 41% 49% 11% 100
Florida 52% 39% 9% 632
Georgia 72% 17% 10% 225
Illinois 56% 34% 10% 365
Indiana 61% 28% 11% 178
Kentucky 77% 16% 6% 122
Louisiana 76% 15% 9% 121
Maryland 47% 46% 7% 161
Massachusetts 33% 55% 12% 186
Michigan 54% 32% 14% 258
Minnesota 57% 28% 15% 127
Missouri 66% 25% 9% 157
New Hampshire 44% 43% 13% 105
New Jersey 52% 37% 12% 258
New York 49% 40% 11% 590
North Carolina 66% 25% 9% 288
Ohio 60% 29% 11% 326
Oklahoma 61% 25% 14% 114
Oregon 46% 42% 11% 124
Pennsylvania 57% 34% 9% 438
Rhode Island 49% 35% 16% 111
South Carolina 68% 17% 14% 142
Tennessee 83% 10% 6% 195
Texas 66% 24% 10% 528
Virginia 65% 26% 8% 217
Washington 44% 47% 9% 183
Wisconsin 49% 39% 12% 161

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