Party affiliation 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 political party

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

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 245. 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 49% 14% 36% 245
Arizona 53% 23% 25% 172
Arkansas 45% 16% 39% 135
California 35% 27% 38% 822
Colorado 65% 12% 24% 106
Florida 39% 20% 40% 562
Georgia 43% 15% 41% 379
Illinois 43% 20% 38% 320
Indiana 50% 20% 29% 234
Kentucky 54% 14% 32% 183
Louisiana 40% 12% 48% 186
Maryland 32% 14% 54% 154
Michigan 42% 16% 42% 278
Minnesota 50% 14% 36% 126
Mississippi 41% 15% 44% 169
Missouri 53% 13% 35% 186
New Jersey 26% 23% 51% 171
New York 32% 19% 50% 400
North Carolina 47% 13% 40% 352
Ohio 48% 15% 37% 336
Oklahoma 50% 14% 36% 152
Pennsylvania 48% 16% 37% 368
South Carolina 45% 17% 38% 230
Tennessee 53% 12% 35% 297
Texas 43% 22% 35% 935
Virginia 48% 21% 31% 262
Washington 52% 23% 25% 145
West Virginia 48% 9% 43% 134
Wisconsin 52% 19% 29% 158

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