Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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 44% 14% 41% 1,517
Evangelical Protestant 9% 6% 85% 4,692
Historically Black Protestant 7% 2% 91% 1,071
Jehovah's Witness 32% 9% 59% 105
Mainline Protestant 9% 5% 86% 1,251
Mormon 15% 5% 80% 206
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 5% 72% 529

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution 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 ages…

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,243. 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% 50% 23% 11% 1,243
Second generation 29% 29% 20% 23% 684
Third generation or higher 13% 31% 33% 24% 7,527

Generational cohort 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…

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,243. 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 8% 19% 40% 26% 7% < 1% 1,243
Second generation 20% 14% 24% 23% 15% 4% 684
Third generation or higher 8% 9% 27% 39% 16% 2% 7,527

Gender composition 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…

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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% 1,264
Second generation 40% 60% 699
Third generation or higher 43% 57% 7,682

Racial and ethnic composition 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 identify as…

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,255. 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 8% 11% 11% 69% 1% 1,255
Second generation 45% 8% 3% 41% 3% 692
Third generation or higher 69% 22% < 1% 4% 4% 7,586

Income distribution 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 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 = 1,022. 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 65% 19% 10% 6% 1,022
Second generation 49% 21% 22% 9% 602
Third generation or higher 42% 23% 24% 11% 6,602

Educational distribution 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 have completed…

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,254. 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 69% 17% 10% 5% 1,254
Second generation 52% 34% 9% 4% 696
Third generation or higher 53% 32% 11% 5% 7,646

Marital status 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…

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,260. 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 53% 9% 15% 4% 18% 1,260
Second generation 40% 7% 15% 11% 26% 695
Third generation or higher 52% 4% 15% 10% 19% 7,649

Parent of children under 18 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…

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,259. 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% 53% 1,259
Second generation 29% 71% 698
Third generation or higher 27% 73% 7,656

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God 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 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 = 1,264. 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 69% 28% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,264
Second generation 90% 7% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 699
Third generation or higher 93% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,682

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

Immigrant status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 1,264
Second generation 80% 15% 2% 2% < 1% 699
Third generation or higher 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 7,682

Attendance at religious services 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 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 = 1,264. 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 59% 28% 13% < 1% 1,264
Second generation 56% 31% 12% < 1% 699
Third generation or higher 61% 26% 12% 1% 7,682

Frequency of prayer 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 pray…

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 76% 14% 4% 6% 1% 1,264
Second generation 77% 14% 4% 5% < 1% 699
Third generation or higher 82% 12% 2% 4% < 1% 7,682

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 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 = 1,264. 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 45% 15% 9% 30% 1% 1,264
Second generation 39% 15% 9% 36% 1% 699
Third generation or higher 47% 13% 9% 30% 1% 7,682

Frequency of meditation 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 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 = 1,264. 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% 10% 4% 21% 4% 1,264
Second generation 53% 5% 2% 38% 2% 699
Third generation or higher 51% 6% 3% 38% 2% 7,682

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 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 = 1,264. 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 73% 11% 7% 7% 2% 1,264
Second generation 71% 13% 7% 8% 1% 699
Third generation or higher 77% 10% 5% 7% 1% 7,682

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 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 = 1,264. 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 54% 13% 13% 17% 3% 1,264
Second generation 49% 14% 12% 24% 2% 699
Third generation or higher 44% 14% 10% 29% 2% 7,682

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 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 = 1,264. 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 53% 6% 28% 12% 2% 1,264
Second generation 55% 6% 31% 7% 2% 699
Third generation or higher 62% 4% 30% 3% 2% 7,682

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 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 = 1,264. 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 32% 64% 1% 3% 1,264
Second generation 41% 57% 1% 1% 699
Third generation or higher 49% 49% 1% 1% 7,682

Frequency of reading scripture 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 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 = 1,264. 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 57% 13% 7% 23% 1% 1,264
Second generation 58% 11% 9% 21% 1% 699
Third generation or higher 65% 11% 6% 18% 1% 7,682

Belief in Heaven 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 …in heaven

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 88% 7% 5% 1,264
Second generation 92% 5% 3% 699
Third generation or higher 91% 4% 5% 7,682

Belief in Hell 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 …in hell

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 74% 19% 7% 1,264
Second generation 79% 15% 6% 699
Third generation or higher 84% 10% 6% 7,682

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation 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 identify as…

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 21% 35% 43% 1,264
Second generation 41% 15% 43% 699
Third generation or higher 50% 14% 36% 7,682

Political ideology 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…

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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% 24% 27% 10% 1,264
Second generation 48% 29% 17% 5% 699
Third generation or higher 57% 25% 12% 7% 7,682

Views about size of government 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 would rather have…

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 19% 76% 2% 3% 1,264
Second generation 47% 49% 2% 2% 699
Third generation or higher 57% 38% 2% 3% 7,682

Views about government aid to the poor 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 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 = 1,264. 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 38% 55% 4% 3% 1,264
Second generation 49% 46% 3% 2% 699
Third generation or higher 53% 42% 4% 2% 7,682

Views about abortion 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 say abortion should be…

Immigrant status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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% 65% 5% 1,264
Second generation 37% 57% 6% 699
Third generation or higher 31% 65% 4% 7,682

Views about homosexuality 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 say homosexuality…

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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 48% 43% 4% 5% 1,264
Second generation 45% 46% 3% 6% 699
Third generation or higher 33% 59% 4% 4% 7,682

Views about same-sex marriage 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 …same-sex marriage

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,264. 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% 55% 10% 1,264
Second generation 35% 55% 9% 699
Third generation or higher 23% 70% 7% 7,682

Views about environmental regulation 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 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 = 1,264. 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 38% 53% 2% 7% 1,264
Second generation 47% 47% 2% 4% 699
Third generation or higher 51% 43% 3% 4% 7,682

Views about human evolution 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 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 19% 24% 3% 48% 6% 1,264
Second generation 17% 24% 1% 53% 5% 699
Third generation or higher 10% 22% 2% 62% 5% 7,682