Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in God

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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
Arizona25%28%11%< 1%29%6%223
Connecticut32%30%8%< 1%24%6%180
Delaware29%33%17%< 1%19%2%115
District of Columbia21%22%15%< 1%34%8%142
Florida30%28%10%< 1%27%5%731
Georgia31%26%15%< 1%23%5%232
Illinois29%29%13%< 1%24%5%472
Indiana25%24%12%< 1%33%6%171
Kentucky33%22%7%< 1%31%7%112
Louisiana28%34%7%< 1%28%4%104
Maine20%33%9%< 1%33%5%142
Maryland31%25%10%< 1%28%5%255
Michigan24%35%10%< 1%26%5%321
Minnesota25%34%11%< 1%23%8%211
Missouri32%33%12%< 1%21%3%196
Montana28%32%16%< 1%21%3%118
New Hampshire17%31%13%1%27%10%146
New Jersey32%30%12%< 1%22%4%341
New Mexico23%33%9%< 1%32%3%121
New York28%26%13%1%27%6%847
North Carolina33%28%8%< 1%26%5%289
North Dakota27%36%9%< 1%23%5%100
Oklahoma36%27%8%< 1%24%5%100
Oregon22%24%15%< 1%33%6%180
Pennsylvania22%35%11%< 1%26%6%471
Rhode Island42%20%4%< 1%23%10%133
Vermont21%28%5%< 1%37%10%176
Virginia27%29%15%< 1%25%4%298
Washington20%29%16%< 1%31%4%314
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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