Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among who do not believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not believe in Hell by attendance at prayer groups

% of who do not believe in Hell who attend prayer group…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Alabama25%4%5%65%< 1%100
Alaska9%3%4%85%< 1%139
Arizona17%6%6%71%< 1%259
California13%5%6%77%< 1%1,693
Colorado5%6%8%81%< 1%223
Connecticut6%2%9%83%< 1%182
District of Columbia7%8%5%79%1%147
Georgia12%8%7%72%< 1%255
Hawaii9%3%4%84%< 1%140
Illinois8%4%6%83%< 1%488
Iowa7%5%3%85%< 1%110
Louisiana24%4%4%68%< 1%110
Maine3%1%4%92%< 1%147
Maryland10%4%9%77%< 1%280
Massachusetts4%5%3%87%< 1%400
Michigan10%6%4%80%< 1%317
Minnesota9%5%2%83%< 1%207
Missouri7%8%3%82%< 1%182
Montana15%2%6%77%< 1%137
Nevada17%6%4%73%< 1%127
New Hampshire10%4%3%83%< 1%149
New Jersey9%9%8%74%< 1%360
New Mexico14%8%8%71%< 1%126
New York9%6%6%78%1%884
North Carolina13%6%5%75%< 1%285
Ohio10%6%7%77%< 1%358
Oklahoma12%12%8%67%< 1%100
Pennsylvania10%3%6%81%< 1%496
Rhode Island9%2%6%83%< 1%132
South Carolina18%5%12%65%1%112
Texas18%7%7%69%< 1%730
Utah34%7%7%52%< 1%157
Vermont7%2%5%85%< 1%184
Virginia10%5%4%80%< 1%300
Wisconsin6%4%7%82%< 1%211
Wyoming26%< 1%7%68%< 1%105
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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