Importance of religion in one's life among who do not believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not believe in Heaven by importance of religion

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say religion is…

StateVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
California16%19%25%40%< 1%1,158
Colorado18%25%19%37%< 1%162
Connecticut11%19%28%42%< 1%110
Florida18%21%23%39%< 1%499
Georgia17%21%23%39%< 1%157
Illinois17%19%26%37%< 1%287
Maine13%14%29%44%< 1%100
Maryland17%21%26%36%< 1%177
New Hampshire18%19%23%40%< 1%102
New Jersey9%26%29%36%< 1%209
New York14%22%23%40%2%545
North Carolina18%18%24%38%1%179
Ohio17%16%24%42%< 1%194
Pennsylvania15%21%26%38%< 1%281
Texas26%23%18%32%< 1%430
Vermont8%17%24%51%< 1%129
Washington16%14%30%40%< 1%235
Wisconsin7%17%26%48%< 1%124
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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