Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by religious group

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

Religious tradition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 19% 15% 66% 2,751
Evangelical Protestant 8% 7% 84% 2,447
Historically Black Protestant 6% 7% 87% 456
Jehovah's Witness 20% 6% 75% 102
Jewish 15% 22% 64% 182
Mainline Protestant 6% 7% 87% 2,145
Mormon 3% 8% 89% 359
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 10% 78% 694

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution 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 ages…

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 884. 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.
Immigrants 27% 44% 19% 10% 884
Second generation 40% 26% 16% 17% 897
Third generation or higher 21% 33% 27% 18% 7,522

Generational cohort 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…

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 884. 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.
Immigrants 16% 19% 36% 22% 6% < 1% 884
Second generation 32% 13% 21% 20% 12% 2% 897
Third generation or higher 14% 13% 27% 33% 12% 1% 7,522

Gender composition 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…

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 46% 54% 901
Second generation 45% 55% 921
Third generation or higher 46% 54% 7,624

Racial and ethnic composition 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 identify as…

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 894. 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.
Immigrants 22% 10% 15% 51% 2% 894
Second generation 50% 7% 7% 32% 3% 908
Third generation or higher 81% 10% < 1% 4% 4% 7,550

Income distribution 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 have a household income of…

Immigrant status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 771. 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.
Immigrants 43% 21% 22% 14% 771
Second generation 31% 21% 27% 22% 781
Third generation or higher 27% 21% 31% 21% 6,796

Educational distribution 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 have completed…

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 897. 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.
Immigrants 47% 25% 17% 11% 897
Second generation 35% 35% 19% 10% 921
Third generation or higher 36% 35% 18% 11% 7,609

Marital status 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…

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 898. 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.
Immigrants 51% 7% 12% 4% 26% 898
Second generation 40% 6% 8% 6% 40% 919
Third generation or higher 53% 6% 13% 6% 23% 7,602

Parent of children under 18 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…

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 899. 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.
Immigrants 41% 59% 899
Second generation 27% 73% 916
Third generation or higher 30% 70% 7,600

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God 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 say they…

Immigrant status Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 71% 24% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 901
Second generation 73% 23% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 921
Third generation or higher 78% 19% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 7,624

Importance of religion in one's life 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 say religion is…

Immigrant status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 66% 27% 4% 2% 1% 901
Second generation 59% 33% 6% 2% < 1% 921
Third generation or higher 61% 31% 5% 2% < 1% 7,624

Attendance at religious services 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 attend religious services…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 47% 38% 15% 1% 901
Second generation 41% 41% 17% < 1% 921
Third generation or higher 41% 40% 19% < 1% 7,624

Frequency of prayer 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 pray…

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 63% 19% 8% 10% < 1% 901
Second generation 62% 21% 6% 11% < 1% 921
Third generation or higher 64% 21% 6% 9% < 1% 7,624

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 attend prayer group…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 29% 14% 14% 42% 1% 901
Second generation 23% 11% 11% 55% < 1% 921
Third generation or higher 24% 11% 11% 54% < 1% 7,624

Frequency of meditation 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 meditate…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 49% 8% 5% 36% 2% 901
Second generation 38% 9% 5% 48% 1% 921
Third generation or higher 37% 8% 4% 49% 1% 7,624

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 62% 16% 10% 10% 1% 901
Second generation 57% 17% 11% 14% 1% 921
Third generation or higher 60% 18% 10% 11% 1% 7,624

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 47% 17% 14% 21% 1% 901
Second generation 43% 16% 14% 27% 1% 921
Third generation or higher 41% 18% 14% 26% 1% 7,624

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Immigrant status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 34% 13% 40% 10% 3% 901
Second generation 32% 10% 50% 7% 1% 921
Third generation or higher 39% 8% 46% 5% 2% 7,624

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 say…

Immigrant status There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 30% 68% 2% < 1% 901
Second generation 31% 67% 1% 1% 921
Third generation or higher 38% 61% 1% < 1% 7,624

Frequency of reading scripture 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 read scripture…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 39% 14% 12% 34% 1% 901
Second generation 34% 16% 10% 40% < 1% 921
Third generation or higher 37% 14% 11% 38% < 1% 7,624

Belief in Heaven 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 …in heaven

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 86% 11% 4% 901
Second generation 90% 7% 3% 921
Third generation or higher 90% 6% 5% 7,624

Belief in Hell 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 …in hell

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 68% 26% 6% 901
Second generation 66% 28% 6% 921
Third generation or higher 71% 22% 7% 7,624

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation 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 identify as…

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 28% 24% 48% 901
Second generation 38% 17% 45% 921
Third generation or higher 50% 14% 36% 7,624

Political ideology 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…

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 34% 36% 24% 6% 901
Second generation 32% 42% 23% 3% 921
Third generation or higher 43% 38% 15% 4% 7,624

Views about size of government 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 would rather have…

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 34% 60% 3% 3% 901
Second generation 52% 45% 2% 2% 921
Third generation or higher 64% 32% 2% 3% 7,624

Views about government aid to the poor 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 say government aid to the poor…

Immigrant status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 41% 53% 5% 2% 901
Second generation 44% 52% 2% 1% 921
Third generation or higher 52% 43% 3% 1% 7,624

Views about abortion 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 say abortion should be…

Immigrant status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 43% 53% 4% 901
Second generation 54% 43% 2% 921
Third generation or higher 48% 49% 3% 7,624

Views about homosexuality 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 say homosexuality…

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 61% 31% 4% 4% 901
Second generation 71% 22% 5% 3% 921
Third generation or higher 62% 31% 4% 3% 7,624

Views about same-sex marriage 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 …same-sex marriage

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 47% 43% 9% 901
Second generation 62% 31% 7% 921
Third generation or higher 51% 42% 7% 7,624

Views about environmental regulation 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 say…

Immigrant status Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 901. 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.
Immigrants 35% 60% 2% 3% 901
Second generation 37% 61% 1% 1% 921
Third generation or higher 41% 55% 2% 2% 7,624

Views about human evolution 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 say humans…

Immigrant status Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Immigrants 25% 33% 3% 36% 4% 901
Second generation 26% 37% 3% 31% 2% 921
Third generation or higher 19% 39% 3% 36% 3% 7,624