Belief in Hell among adults in the Silent generation by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in the Silent generation by belief in hell

% of adults in the Silent generation who …in hell

Religious traditionBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant81%11%8%1,611
Historically Black Protestant77%12%11%249
Mainline Protestant49%36%15%1,478
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")14%77%8%731
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.

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