Belief in Heaven among adults in New York by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults in New York by belief in heaven

% of adults in New York who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's lifeBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Very important86%8%6%882
Somewhat important70%21%9%541
Not too important40%49%11%244
Not at all important23%72%5%278
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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