Marital 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 marital status

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

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Alabama 55% < 1% 23% 8% 15% 244
Arizona 48% 4% 21% 7% 20% 170
Arkansas 54% 3% 15% 16% 12% 134
California 50% 9% 14% 7% 20% 818
Colorado 65% 5% 7% 4% 19% 105
Florida 49% 6% 17% 7% 20% 559
Georgia 51% 4% 16% 11% 19% 377
Illinois 49% 4% 12% 9% 26% 318
Indiana 48% 2% 19% 9% 22% 231
Kentucky 61% 1% 17% 10% 10% 183
Louisiana 48% 5% 17% 8% 22% 186
Maryland 40% 4% 18% 11% 27% 154
Michigan 56% 3% 11% 11% 18% 275
Minnesota 58% 2% 10% 9% 20% 126
Mississippi 44% 4% 15% 12% 24% 168
Missouri 53% 9% 10% 13% 15% 185
New Jersey 42% 7% 21% 9% 21% 171
New York 42% 5% 17% 10% 26% 396
North Carolina 52% 4% 15% 6% 24% 352
Ohio 46% 3% 15% 11% 25% 336
Oklahoma 54% 8% 16% 13% 9% 151
Pennsylvania 52% 6% 11% 11% 20% 368
South Carolina 47% 8% 18% 9% 17% 228
Tennessee 62% 6% 11% 8% 12% 296
Texas 54% 5% 16% 9% 17% 930
Virginia 54% 3% 16% 10% 17% 262
Washington 56% 5% 10% 12% 18% 145
West Virginia 52% 4% 18% 14% 12% 134
Wisconsin 60% 3% 9% 7% 21% 158

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