Belief in God among parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among parents by belief in God

% of parents 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
Alabama83%14%2%< 1%1%< 1%125
Arizona60%23%4%< 1%11%2%141
Georgia79%11%4%< 1%5%< 1%248
Kentucky87%12%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%106
Louisiana77%15%2%1%4%< 1%128
Michigan64%23%4%< 1%6%2%221
Minnesota59%24%4%< 1%7%7%140
New Jersey61%25%5%< 1%7%2%222
New York63%18%7%1%9%2%402
North Carolina77%15%1%< 1%7%1%228
Ohio66%20%5%< 1%5%3%272
South Carolina74%20%1%< 1%3%1%117
Tennessee81%10%4%< 1%4%< 1%156
Texas71%20%4%< 1%5%1%754
Virginia65%20%6%< 1%6%3%228
Washington55%27%8%< 1%9%1%157
Wisconsin54%30%6%< 1%7%4%145
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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