Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 200. 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.
Buddhist 51% 4% 26% 14% 5% 200
Catholic 64% 2% 3% 30% 1% 2,048
Evangelical Protestant 76% 5% 1% 11% 7% 627
Hindu 3% < 1% 94% 1% 2% 119
Historically Black Protestant < 1% 94% < 1% 4% 2% 177
Jewish 94% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 508
Mainline Protestant 90% 2% 1% 4% 3% 1,818
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 73% 6% 6% 11% 4% 5,629

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are ages…

Racial and ethnic composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,156. 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.
White 25% 34% 25% 16% 9,156
Black 38% 35% 20% 6% 569
Asian 46% 38% 12% 4% 443
Latino 39% 40% 15% 6% 1,135
Other/Mixed 35% 39% 20% 6% 494

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,156. 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.
White 15% 17% 27% 31% 10% 1% 9,156
Black 22% 24% 26% 23% 3% < 1% 569
Asian 29% 26% 29% 14% 2% 1% 443
Latino 29% 21% 30% 17% 4% < 1% 1,135
Other/Mixed 24% 23% 28% 21% 4% < 1% 494

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Men Women Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 56% 44% 9,276
Black 56% 44% 578
Asian 57% 43% 452
Latino 58% 42% 1,148
Other/Mixed 52% 48% 501

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,214. 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.
White 6% 9% 85% 9,214
Black 9% 8% 83% 566
Asian 64% 29% 7% 444
Latino 42% 30% 27% 1,127
Other/Mixed 8% 18% 75% 490

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have a household income of…

Racial and ethnic composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 8,419. 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.
White 23% 18% 31% 29% 8,419
Black 42% 21% 24% 13% 535
Asian 18% 23% 28% 31% 407
Latino 43% 22% 22% 13% 1,017
Other/Mixed 39% 24% 19% 18% 464

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have completed…

Racial and ethnic composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,247. 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.
White 27% 31% 24% 17% 9,247
Black 40% 36% 15% 9% 577
Asian 22% 25% 26% 27% 450
Latino 49% 31% 14% 6% 1,142
Other/Mixed 31% 41% 17% 11% 499

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,247. 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.
White 47% 11% 12% 4% 26% 9,247
Black 27% 11% 11% 5% 46% 576
Asian 44% 6% 4% 1% 46% 450
Latino 34% 12% 11% 2% 41% 1,147
Other/Mixed 35% 14% 12% 3% 36% 499

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,259. 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.
White 24% 76% 9,259
Black 32% 68% 576
Asian 25% 75% 451
Latino 33% 67% 1,144
Other/Mixed 26% 74% 501

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say they…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 24% 29% 12% 1% 29% 5% 9,276
Black 52% 26% 7% 1% 11% 4% 578
Asian 19% 24% 18% < 1% 35% 3% 452
Latino 36% 27% 15% 1% 19% 2% 1,148
Other/Mixed 36% 25% 10% 1% 22% 6% 501

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say religion is…

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 14% 28% 26% 32% 1% 9,276
Black 31% 35% 17% 17% < 1% 578
Asian 12% 30% 30% 27% 1% 452
Latino 24% 36% 17% 21% 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 21% 33% 21% 24% < 1% 501

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who attend religious services…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 8% 31% 61% < 1% 9,276
Black 12% 40% 48% < 1% 578
Asian 7% 41% 51% 1% 452
Latino 14% 38% 47% < 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 11% 31% 58% < 1% 501

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who pray…

Racial and ethnic composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 21% 15% 8% 56% 1% 9,276
Black 41% 14% 10% 34% 1% 578
Asian 21% 12% 8% 59% 1% 452
Latino 32% 16% 10% 42% 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 33% 15% 8% 44% < 1% 501

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who attend prayer group…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 9,276
Black 10% 7% 7% 76% < 1% 578
Asian 4% 5% 10% 80% < 1% 452
Latino 8% 6% 6% 79% < 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 5% 4% 6% 86% 1% 501

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 27% 10% 5% 56% 1% 9,276
Black 39% 7% 5% 48% 1% 578
Asian 19% 10% 6% 62% 2% 452
Latino 36% 11% 5% 46% 2% 1,148
Other/Mixed 40% 12% 6% 42% 1% 501

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 39% 17% 12% 30% 1% 9,276
Black 49% 18% 11% 20% 2% 578
Asian 33% 16% 20% 31% < 1% 452
Latino 51% 14% 11% 22% 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 56% 15% 7% 21% < 1% 501

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 47% 18% 14% 21% 1% 9,276
Black 49% 13% 12% 26% 1% 578
Asian 32% 15% 28% 25% 1% 452
Latino 52% 15% 11% 21% 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 59% 16% 10% 14% 1% 501

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Racial and ethnic composition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 5% 19% 59% 16% 2% 9,276
Black 11% 13% 63% 12% 2% 578
Asian 6% 23% 46% 25% 1% 452
Latino 11% 18% 50% 19% 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 5% 16% 63% 14% 2% 501

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 21% 77% 1% 1% 9,276
Black 21% 77% 1% < 1% 578
Asian 13% 86% 1% < 1% 452
Latino 18% 79% 1% 2% 1,148
Other/Mixed 17% 81% 2% < 1% 501

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who read scripture…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 6% 6% 7% 81% < 1% 9,276
Black 23% 10% 10% 57% < 1% 578
Asian 6% 5% 10% 78% < 1% 452
Latino 14% 9% 8% 67% 1% 1,148
Other/Mixed 13% 5% 10% 72% < 1% 501

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 39% 52% 9% 9,276
Black 57% 35% 8% 578
Asian 35% 58% 7% 452
Latino 49% 43% 8% 1,148
Other/Mixed 40% 46% 14% 501

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in hell

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 23% 69% 8% 9,276
Black 43% 48% 8% 578
Asian 25% 68% 6% 452
Latino 36% 57% 7% 1,148
Other/Mixed 29% 60% 11% 501

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Racial and ethnic composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 28% 15% 56% 9,276
Black 9% 15% 76% 578
Asian 24% 20% 56% 452
Latino 19% 25% 56% 1,148
Other/Mixed 18% 24% 59% 501

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 18% 37% 40% 4% 9,276
Black 18% 36% 39% 7% 578
Asian 14% 38% 42% 6% 452
Latino 18% 36% 39% 7% 1,148
Other/Mixed 15% 35% 42% 8% 501

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who would rather have…

Racial and ethnic composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 53% 40% 4% 3% 9,276
Black 32% 62% 3% 4% 578
Asian 42% 54% 3% 1% 452
Latino 38% 57% 2% 3% 1,148
Other/Mixed 46% 43% 5% 6% 501

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say government aid to the poor…

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 36% 60% 3% 1% 9,276
Black 27% 67% 4% 2% 578
Asian 35% 60% 4% 2% 452
Latino 39% 55% 4% 2% 1,148
Other/Mixed 27% 67% 4% 2% 501

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say abortion should be…

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 81% 16% 3% 9,276
Black 68% 29% 3% 578
Asian 79% 18% 3% 452
Latino 67% 29% 4% 1,148
Other/Mixed 78% 18% 4% 501

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say homosexuality…

Racial and ethnic composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 88% 8% 2% 2% 9,276
Black 74% 20% 4% 2% 578
Asian 83% 13% 1% 3% 452
Latino 84% 12% 3% 2% 1,148
Other/Mixed 84% 11% 2% 3% 501

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …same-sex marriage

Racial and ethnic composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 83% 12% 5% 9,276
Black 70% 24% 6% 578
Asian 82% 15% 3% 452
Latino 76% 18% 6% 1,148
Other/Mixed 81% 13% 6% 501

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 26% 71% 2% 2% 9,276
Black 29% 68% 2% 1% 578
Asian 26% 70% 2% 2% 452
Latino 28% 66% 2% 4% 1,148
Other/Mixed 24% 71% 3% 2% 501

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say humans…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,276. 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.
White 69% 16% 4% 9% 1% 9,276
Black 42% 28% 4% 23% 3% 578
Asian 71% 10% 3% 14% 2% 452
Latino 53% 21% 3% 19% 4% 1,148
Other/Mixed 59% 17% 4% 18% 2% 501