Frequency of reading scripture among who do not believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not believe in Hell by frequency of reading scripture

% of who do not believe in Hell who read scripture…

StateAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Alabama39%13%3%45%< 1%100
Alaska12%8%9%71%< 1%139
Arizona24%7%5%63%< 1%259
Colorado16%8%8%68%< 1%223
Connecticut11%6%8%74%< 1%182
District of Columbia8%6%7%78%< 1%147
Georgia23%8%6%62%< 1%255
Hawaii15%1%12%71%< 1%140
Illinois14%7%8%71%< 1%488
Iowa16%4%6%75%< 1%110
Louisiana33%6%6%55%< 1%110
Maryland19%11%6%63%< 1%280
Massachusetts5%7%8%80%< 1%400
Missouri15%10%9%66%< 1%182
Montana19%4%11%67%< 1%137
Nevada16%8%11%66%< 1%127
New Hampshire10%4%7%78%1%149
New Jersey16%8%6%69%1%360
New Mexico17%16%5%62%< 1%126
New York15%6%10%68%1%884
North Carolina18%12%7%62%< 1%285
Ohio17%6%7%70%< 1%358
Oklahoma35%12%2%51%< 1%100
Rhode Island13%4%5%77%1%132
South Carolina20%5%4%70%< 1%112
Tennessee26%9%6%58%< 1%133
Utah39%3%12%47%< 1%157
Vermont9%7%6%78%< 1%184
Virginia17%9%7%67%< 1%300
Washington16%7%7%71%< 1%348
Wisconsin15%6%7%71%< 1%211
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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