Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by immigrant status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 242. 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 2% 2% 95% 242
Arizona 13% 12% 74% 170
Arkansas 8% 1% 91% 133
California 44% 14% 43% 807
Colorado 19% 2% 79% 104
Florida 24% 9% 67% 548
Georgia 6% 2% 92% 372
Illinois 17% 9% 74% 314
Indiana 7% 5% 88% 234
Kentucky 2% < 1% 97% 181
Louisiana 2% 3% 95% 183
Maryland 16% 9% 75% 151
Michigan 5% 6% 89% 276
Minnesota 10% 6% 84% 125
Mississippi 2% 1% 97% 165
Missouri 6% 3% 92% 181
New Jersey 40% 14% 46% 169
New York 39% 14% 47% 383
North Carolina 8% 2% 90% 349
Ohio 2% 8% 90% 335
Oklahoma 10% 2% 89% 149
Pennsylvania 7% 7% 86% 361
South Carolina 6% 4% 90% 228
Tennessee 5% 2% 93% 292
Texas 24% 9% 66% 921
Virginia 11% 3% 86% 252
Washington 21% 7% 71% 143
West Virginia 1% < 1% 99% 133
Wisconsin 7% 3% 90% 153

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