DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 208. 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 36% 40% 15% 9% 208
2007 33% 42% 19% 6% 149

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 208. 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 24% 19% 33% 18% 6% < 1% 208
2007 < 1% 27% 35% 30% 6% 2% 149

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 56% 44% 212
2007 58% 42% 153

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 210. 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 69% 11% 2% 13% 5% 210
2007 78% 7% 4% 9% 2% 151

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 204. 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 11% 10% 79% 204
2007 10% 6% 83% 151

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 186. 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 47% 21% 23% 9% 186
2007 34% 25% 26% 14% 129

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 209. 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 56% 29% 9% 6% 209

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 34% 9% 13% 4% 40% 212
2007 45% 9% 15% 2% 29% 151

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 27% 73% 212
2007 32% 68% 152

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say they…

Survey year 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 = 212. 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 39% 38% 14% < 1% 8% 1% 212
2007 42% 40% 7% 1% 5% 5% 153

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 < 1% < 1% 69% 29% 2% 212
2007 < 1% < 1% 63% 32% 5% 153

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 2% 23% 74% 1% 212
2007 1% 19% 78% 1% 153

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 16% 18% 13% 53% < 1% 212
2007 12% 21% 13% 53% 1% 153

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 2% 4% 6% 88% < 1% 212
2007 1% 4% 2% 92% 1% 153

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 15% 5% 4% 73% 2% 212
2007 15% 3% 4% 78% 1% 153

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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% 16% 10% 43% < 1% 212
2007 26% 9% 12% 52% 1% 153

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 32% 9% 12% 47% < 1% 212
2007 22% 9% 13% 54% 2% 153

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 8% 17% 62% 11% 2% 212
2007 3% 8% 84% 3% 2% 153

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say…

Survey year 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 = 212. 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 28% 71% 1% 1% 212

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 8% 8% 5% 78% < 1% 212
2007 8% 5% 4% 82% 1% 153

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 72% 18% 10% 212
2007 74% 15% 11% 153

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 50% 39% 10% 212
2007 52% 39% 10% 153

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 30% 27% 43% 212
2007 32% 27% 41% 153

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 23% 42% 24% 11% 212
2007 24% 46% 19% 11% 153

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 55% 44% < 1% 2% 212
2007 33% 59% 4% 4% 153

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 44% 53% 2% 1% 212

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 62% 36% 2% 212
2007 64% 35% 1% 153

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 76% 18% 4% 2% 212
2007 65% 28% 3% 4% 153

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 71% 24% 6% 212

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say…

Survey year 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 = 212. 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 36% 63% < 1% 1% 212
2007 35% 60% 3% 2% 153

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 212. 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 37% 31% 3% 28% 2% 212