Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is somewhat important by belief in God

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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
Arizona49%39%5%< 1%5%2%146
Connecticut46%45%1%< 1%5%2%106
Georgia62%31%5%< 1%1%1%187
Illinois47%40%7%< 1%2%3%326
Indiana55%39%4%< 1%1%< 1%142
Maryland59%29%6%< 1%4%2%164
Michigan55%37%4%< 1%3%1%247
Minnesota47%43%5%< 1%2%5%153
Missouri58%32%7%< 1%< 1%2%157
New Jersey46%41%6%< 1%4%2%247
New York46%39%9%1%4%1%541
North Carolina61%34%3%< 1%2%< 1%205
Virginia43%41%10%< 1%2%3%198
Washington56%33%7%< 1%3%1%165
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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