Parent of children under 18 among who do not believe in Hell by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among who do not believe in Hell by parental status

% of who do not believe in Hell who are…

Belief in GodParentsNon-parentsSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain28%72%4,627
Believe in God; fairly certain27%73%3,115
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain24%76%1,221
Do not believe in God22%78%3,215
Other/don't know if they believe in God25%75%537
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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