Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by gender

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 147. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Alabama 54% 46% 147
Arizona 44% 56% 183
California 46% 54% 855
Colorado 44% 56% 127
Florida 42% 58% 524
Georgia 46% 54% 266
Idaho 46% 54% 106
Illinois 43% 57% 400
Indiana 42% 58% 186
Iowa 46% 54% 119
Kansas 43% 57% 105
Kentucky 45% 55% 104
Louisiana 51% 49% 129
Maryland 52% 48% 177
Massachusetts 46% 54% 154
Michigan 44% 56% 283
Minnesota 49% 51% 161
Missouri 43% 57% 181
Nebraska 49% 51% 106
New Jersey 42% 58% 266
New York 46% 54% 507
North Carolina 49% 51% 262
North Dakota 45% 55% 122
Ohio 46% 54% 366
Oklahoma 50% 50% 100
Oregon 45% 55% 108
Pennsylvania 45% 55% 401
South Carolina 43% 57% 127
South Dakota 49% 51% 114
Tennessee 47% 53% 160
Texas 48% 52% 704
Utah 44% 56% 126
Virginia 42% 58% 231
Washington 52% 48% 186
Wisconsin 45% 55% 180

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