Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in God

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say they…

StateBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Alaska73%15%2%< 1%6%4%106
Arizona77%14%2%< 1%5%2%252
Arkansas87%12%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%126
Georgia85%10%2%< 1%2%1%377
Idaho76%14%1%1%8%< 1%137
Illinois79%13%4%< 1%3%< 1%430
Indiana76%16%2%< 1%5%1%243
Iowa80%10%1%3%5%< 1%113
Kansas76%17%4%< 1%3%< 1%120
Kentucky88%5%2%< 1%2%3%172
Louisiana81%13%1%1%4%< 1%183
Maryland75%15%2%< 1%4%2%207
Massachusetts54%22%12%< 1%9%3%177
Minnesota75%17%4%< 1%2%2%196
Mississippi86%6%3%< 1%3%1%121
Missouri85%9%2%< 1%3%1%239
Montana81%10%5%< 1%3%1%134
Nebraska78%15%< 1%1%3%2%128
New Hampshire50%29%4%< 1%11%5%100
New Jersey66%21%6%< 1%6%2%266
New Mexico79%10%4%< 1%7%< 1%103
New York67%18%5%2%7%2%544
North Carolina83%11%1%< 1%4%< 1%377
North Dakota86%13%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%139
Oklahoma88%10%1%< 1%1%< 1%134
Oregon79%14%2%< 1%4%1%140
South Carolina82%13%1%< 1%3%< 1%197
South Dakota74%23%3%< 1%< 1%< 1%113
Texas79%14%2%1%4%< 1%949
Utah83%10%5%< 1%1%< 1%126
Virginia80%12%3%< 1%3%2%328
Washington72%15%2%< 1%9%< 1%243
West Virginia84%12%3%< 1%1%< 1%136
Wisconsin70%21%3%< 1%6%1%199
Wyoming75%12%8%< 1%2%2%147
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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