Belief in Hell among married adults by state (2014) Switch to: State among married adults by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 284. 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 70% 22% 9% 284
Alaska 56% 39% 5% 156
Arizona 57% 36% 7% 318
Arkansas 79% 14% 7% 156
California 51% 40% 9% 1,712
Colorado 54% 37% 9% 287
Connecticut 41% 49% 10% 186
Delaware 55% 33% 12% 148
District of Columbia 42% 49% 9% 106
Florida 58% 35% 7% 987
Georgia 66% 26% 8% 486
Hawaii 59% 32% 9% 135
Idaho 60% 34% 6% 197
Illinois 56% 33% 10% 666
Indiana 65% 27% 8% 329
Iowa 66% 28% 5% 192
Kansas 65% 25% 10% 172
Kentucky 82% 13% 5% 223
Louisiana 75% 18% 7% 212
Maine 39% 48% 12% 158
Maryland 50% 39% 11% 319
Massachusetts 35% 54% 11% 335
Michigan 63% 29% 8% 501
Minnesota 55% 35% 10% 309
Mississippi 79% 17% 5% 147
Missouri 68% 25% 7% 314
Montana 50% 43% 6% 184
Nebraska 61% 35% 5% 169
Nevada 48% 42% 10% 145
New Hampshire 46% 45% 8% 154
New Jersey 48% 42% 9% 462
New Mexico 58% 35% 8% 143
New York 51% 40% 9% 920
North Carolina 70% 23% 7% 565
North Dakota 64% 28% 8% 184
Ohio 63% 30% 7% 582
Oklahoma 70% 23% 7% 202
Oregon 44% 49% 7% 209
Pennsylvania 59% 33% 8% 706
Rhode Island 51% 43% 6% 147
South Carolina 66% 20% 13% 252
South Dakota 68% 21% 11% 161
Tennessee 80% 15% 5% 382
Texas 66% 27% 7% 1,347
Utah 53% 41% 6% 182
Vermont 35% 56% 10% 170
Virginia 65% 27% 8% 511
Washington 47% 43% 10% 346
West Virginia 78% 17% 5% 145
Wisconsin 62% 31% 7% 348
Wyoming 63% 30% 7% 176

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