Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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
Alabama87%12%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%166
Alaska42%28%7%< 1%18%5%108
Arizona54%24%8%< 1%11%3%209
Arkansas80%16%2%< 1%3%< 1%124
Delaware57%23%7%< 1%10%2%126
District of Columbia48%23%8%1%15%4%210
Georgia76%14%3%< 1%6%< 1%370
Hawaii58%20%10%< 1%10%2%123
Kentucky71%15%2%< 1%11%1%157
Maryland60%17%7%< 1%13%4%301
Michigan61%22%6%< 1%10%2%354
Minnesota48%24%9%< 1%14%4%196
Mississippi84%10%2%< 1%3%1%115
Missouri66%19%7%< 1%8%< 1%201
New Hampshire32%33%9%1%18%7%103
New Jersey59%26%5%< 1%8%2%382
New Mexico55%23%6%< 1%15%3%134
New York56%20%8%1%13%3%946
North Carolina69%17%3%< 1%10%1%381
Oklahoma67%19%2%< 1%11%1%121
Oregon50%16%11%< 1%20%4%158
Rhode Island49%25%6%< 1%17%2%124
South Carolina71%18%3%2%6%< 1%184
Tennessee74%17%5%< 1%5%< 1%206
Vermont34%27%5%< 1%29%6%134
Virginia60%22%6%< 1%12%1%309
Wisconsin48%22%5%< 1%23%3%201
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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