Interpreting scripture among adults in the Atlanta metro area

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 510. 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.
2014 31% 32% 2% 27% 7% 510

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Interpreting scripture among adults in the Atlanta metro area by religious group

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Religious tradition Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know 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.
Evangelical Protestant 48% 37% 3% 6% 6% 169

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who are ages…

Interpreting scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 154. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 15% 43% 23% 19% 154
Word of God; not everything taken literally 27% 37% 27% 9% 160
Not the word of God 27% 42% 22% 8% 145

Generational cohort among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who are…

Interpreting scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 154. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 7% 12% 39% 26% 15% 1% 154
Word of God; not everything taken literally 22% 12% 30% 30% 6% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 19% 18% 32% 27% 3% < 1% 145

Gender composition among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who are…

Interpreting scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 44% 56% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 41% 59% 160
Not the word of God 58% 42% 146

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who identify as…

Interpreting scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 155. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 45% 43% < 1% 8% 5% 155
Word of God; not everything taken literally 56% 30% 1% 7% 6% 158
Not the word of God 61% 19% 4% 11% 6% 145

Immigrant status among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who are…

Interpreting scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 154. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 6% 3% 90% 154
Word of God; not everything taken literally 11% 5% 84% 158
Not the word of God 15% 12% 73% 146

Income distribution among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who have a household income of…

Interpreting scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 145. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 33% 27% 24% 16% 145
Word of God; not everything taken literally 27% 19% 30% 24% 147
Not the word of God 19% 14% 32% 34% 139

Educational distribution among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who have completed…

Interpreting scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 156. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 44% 31% 18% 7% 156
Word of God; not everything taken literally 39% 26% 18% 17% 159
Not the word of God 28% 34% 18% 19% 146

Marital status among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who are…

Interpreting scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 157. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 52% 4% 14% 12% 19% 157
Word of God; not everything taken literally 47% 2% 16% 2% 33% 160
Not the word of God 45% 8% 9% 4% 33% 146

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who are…

Interpreting scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 155. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 38% 62% 155
Word of God; not everything taken literally 28% 72% 160
Not the word of God 30% 70% 146

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say they…

Interpreting scripture 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 = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 87% 13% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 30% 27% 15% < 1% 21% 7% 146

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say religion is…

Interpreting scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 71% 24% 4% < 1% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 14% 30% 26% 29% < 1% 146

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who attend religious services…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 67% 25% 8% < 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 48% 37% 15% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 7% 35% 59% < 1% 146

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who pray…

Interpreting scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 84% 10% 1% 4% 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 79% 14% 4% 2% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 26% 14% 6% 54% < 1% 146

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who attend prayer group…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 51% 11% 12% 26% < 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 32% 17% 9% 42% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 1% 6% 4% 89% < 1% 146

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who meditate…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 52% 9% < 1% 38% 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 45% 15% 1% 40% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 32% 12% 12% 44% < 1% 146

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 81% 7% 5% 7% < 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 66% 16% 12% 5% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 37% 25% 18% 20% < 1% 146

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 41% 18% 11% 29% 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 39% 19% 13% 27% 1% 160
Not the word of God 57% 14% 12% 17% < 1% 146

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Interpreting scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 66% 4% 24% 4% 2% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 54% 6% 32% 7% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 6% 22% 53% 16% 3% 146

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say…

Interpreting scripture 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 = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 44% 55% 2% < 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 45% 53% 1% 1% 160
Not the word of God 23% 77% < 1% < 1% 146

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who read scripture…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 72% 12% 3% 13% < 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 54% 16% 11% 19% < 1% 160
Not the word of God 9% 9% 6% 76% < 1% 146

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who …in heaven

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 94% 3% 3% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 95% 2% 3% 160
Not the word of God 39% 54% 7% 146

Belief in Hell among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who …in hell

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 90% 6% 4% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 74% 19% 7% 160
Not the word of God 19% 75% 5% 146

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who identify as…

Interpreting scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 41% 9% 51% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 49% 19% 32% 160
Not the word of God 25% 21% 54% 146

Political ideology among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who are…

Interpreting scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 59% 25% 13% 3% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 44% 37% 14% 6% 160
Not the word of God 21% 39% 35% 5% 146

Views about size of government among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who would rather have…

Interpreting scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 47% 50% 1% 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 53% 41% 1% 5% 160
Not the word of God 53% 37% 5% 5% 146

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Interpreting scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 49% 47% 3% 1% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 45% 50% 3% 1% 160
Not the word of God 39% 53% 6% 1% 146

Views about abortion among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say abortion should be…

Interpreting scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 35% 60% 5% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 50% 49% 1% 160
Not the word of God 81% 17% 2% 146

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say homosexuality…

Interpreting scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 34% 60% 2% 4% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 64% 28% 5% 3% 160
Not the word of God 87% 9% 1% 3% 146

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who …same-sex marriage

Interpreting scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 26% 67% 6% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 46% 50% 4% 160
Not the word of God 80% 13% 7% 146

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say…

Interpreting scripture 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 = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 47% 49% 1% 2% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 39% 60% < 1% 1% 160
Not the word of God 19% 77% 4% < 1% 146

Views about human evolution among adults in the Atlanta metro area by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in the Atlanta metro area who say humans…

Interpreting scripture 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
Sample size = 158. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 12% 30% < 1% 54% 4% 158
Word of God; not everything taken literally 18% 39% < 1% 40% 2% 160
Not the word of God 68% 15% 2% 12% 4% 146