Belief in Hell among non-parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among non-parents by belief in hell

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State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 382. 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% 8% 382
Alaska 47% 45% 8% 232
Arizona 52% 38% 11% 509
Arkansas 77% 17% 6% 218
California 46% 45% 9% 2,813
Colorado 46% 43% 11% 352
Connecticut 47% 42% 11% 290
Delaware 57% 34% 10% 218
District of Columbia 43% 48% 8% 233
Florida 55% 37% 8% 1,578
Georgia 66% 26% 8% 716
Hawaii 53% 37% 10% 245
Idaho 54% 37% 9% 234
Illinois 55% 35% 10% 1,024
Indiana 66% 27% 7% 500
Iowa 55% 36% 9% 250
Kansas 58% 31% 11% 217
Kentucky 72% 22% 6% 332
Louisiana 66% 26% 8% 335
Maine 43% 45% 12% 239
Maryland 53% 39% 8% 485
Massachusetts 35% 54% 11% 538
Michigan 57% 34% 9% 758
Minnesota 51% 38% 11% 423
Mississippi 77% 18% 5% 226
Missouri 65% 28% 7% 470
Montana 49% 45% 6% 239
Nebraska 62% 31% 8% 226
Nevada 51% 40% 10% 249
New Hampshire 42% 48% 10% 246
New Jersey 53% 38% 9% 657
New Mexico 52% 37% 11% 250
New York 48% 43% 9% 1,558
North Carolina 68% 25% 7% 790
North Dakota 63% 32% 6% 263
Ohio 60% 32% 8% 855
Oklahoma 63% 31% 6% 311
Oregon 43% 48% 9% 323
Pennsylvania 57% 36% 7% 1,070
Rhode Island 48% 40% 11% 251
South Carolina 69% 22% 9% 377
South Dakota 59% 31% 10% 234
Tennessee 77% 18% 5% 504
Texas 62% 30% 8% 1,767
Utah 42% 54% 4% 215
Vermont 38% 51% 11% 237
Virginia 63% 29% 8% 650
Washington 43% 48% 9% 555
West Virginia 76% 17% 7% 242
Wisconsin 52% 39% 9% 452
Wyoming 56% 35% 9% 229

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