Immigrant status 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 immigrant status

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

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 145. 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 6% 6% 88% 145
Arizona 13% 8% 78% 183
California 31% 18% 51% 843
Colorado 4% 12% 84% 126
Florida 22% 12% 66% 518
Georgia 8% 5% 87% 263
Idaho 6% 6% 88% 106
Illinois 10% 12% 78% 394
Indiana 3% 6% 91% 186
Iowa 4% 4% 92% 119
Kansas 6% 7% 86% 104
Kentucky 3% 1% 96% 103
Louisiana 4% 2% 95% 129
Maryland 11% 6% 83% 174
Massachusetts 14% 17% 69% 152
Michigan 7% 7% 87% 280
Minnesota 5% 3% 92% 161
Missouri 4% 6% 90% 181
Nebraska 8% 4% 88% 105
New Jersey 17% 18% 64% 261
New York 17% 20% 63% 498
North Carolina 6% 3% 91% 259
North Dakota < 1% 4% 96% 121
Ohio 4% 6% 89% 363
Oklahoma 2% 5% 94% 100
Oregon 9% 9% 82% 108
Pennsylvania 4% 7% 89% 395
South Carolina 4% 8% 89% 127
South Dakota 2% 2% 96% 113
Tennessee 5% 7% 88% 159
Texas 19% 14% 67% 698
Utah 5% 10% 85% 125
Virginia 9% 10% 81% 229
Washington 13% 9% 78% 183
Wisconsin 4% 10% 86% 179

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