Yes to life after death
There is life after death, at least if you agree with the majority of the American people. In a Poll Position scientific national telephone survey we asked if you believe in life after death. A large majority, 62% said yes, 17% do not believe in life after death and 20% did not have an opinion.
Republicans, young people and whites were the biggest believers. Eighty-one percent of Republicans said yes to life after death, 8% said no and 12% had no opinion.
In the 18-29 category, 68% believe in life after death, 16% do not and 16% had no opinion. Among whites, 67% are believers, 15% are not and 19% had no opinion.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,033 adults nationwide was conducted October 6, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%.
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