Marital 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 marital status

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

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Alabama 51% 3% 14% 4% 28% 147
Arizona 51% 9% 12% 4% 24% 183
California 45% 8% 14% 6% 27% 851
Colorado 64% 7% 6% 3% 21% 127
Florida 45% 6% 14% 9% 26% 522
Georgia 48% 3% 14% 3% 32% 266
Idaho 69% 7% 13% 4% 7% 106
Illinois 47% 5% 13% 5% 30% 398
Indiana 50% 4% 14% 9% 23% 186
Iowa 65% 6% 6% 6% 17% 119
Kansas 61% 2% 12% 5% 21% 105
Kentucky 46% 3% 17% 6% 29% 104
Louisiana 46% 4% 15% 5% 30% 129
Maryland 57% 3% 5% 6% 28% 177
Massachusetts 50% 5% 13% 4% 28% 152
Michigan 53% 8% 12% 4% 23% 283
Minnesota 60% 3% 7% 9% 21% 161
Missouri 47% 7% 13% 7% 26% 181
Nebraska 58% 2% 16% 2% 23% 105
New Jersey 54% 8% 10% 6% 22% 265
New York 51% 3% 9% 7% 29% 506
North Carolina 53% 5% 10% 7% 24% 261
North Dakota 57% 5% 12% 8% 19% 122
Ohio 54% 5% 11% 7% 23% 366
Oklahoma 55% 7% 11% 4% 23% 100
Oregon 38% 5% 21% 5% 31% 108
Pennsylvania 55% 4% 8% 8% 25% 398
South Carolina 51% 8% 10% 3% 28% 127
South Dakota 48% 9% 16% 4% 24% 114
Tennessee 45% 10% 14% 5% 27% 158
Texas 50% 6% 12% 4% 27% 702
Utah 62% 4% 8% 2% 24% 125
Virginia 58% 3% 9% 8% 22% 231
Washington 53% 6% 12% 6% 23% 186
Wisconsin 56% 5% 15% 7% 18% 179

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