Interpreting scripture among adults in Colorado

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 504. 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% 24% 3% 41% 9% 504
2007 22% 25% 3% 39% 11% 590

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Interpreting scripture among adults in Colorado by religious group

% of adults in Colorado 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 45% 34% 3% 15% 3% 126
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 10% 3% 73% 10% 143

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who are ages…

Interpreting scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 104. 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% 34% 28% 23% 104
Word of God; not everything taken literally 17% 36% 28% 18% 125
Not the word of God 31% 35% 22% 12% 219

Generational cohort among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who are…

Interpreting scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 104. 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 4% 20% 25% 36% 15% < 1% 104
Word of God; not everything taken literally 12% 12% 30% 34% 11% 1% 125
Not the word of God 18% 21% 27% 27% 6% 1% 219

Gender composition among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who are…

Interpreting scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 48% 52% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 44% 56% 127
Not the word of God 53% 47% 221

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who identify as…

Interpreting scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 60% 9% 1% 27% 4% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 74% 4% 1% 17% 4% 127
Not the word of God 83% 1% 1% 10% 4% 218

Immigrant status among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who are…

Interpreting scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 104. 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 19% 2% 79% 104
Word of God; not everything taken literally 4% 12% 84% 126
Not the word of God 10% 12% 78% 221

Income distribution among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 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.
Word of God; not everything taken literally 20% 18% 28% 33% 115
Not the word of God 21% 18% 30% 31% 199

Educational distribution among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who have completed…

Interpreting scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 46% 35% 15% 4% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 33% 29% 22% 16% 127
Not the word of God 19% 35% 25% 20% 219

Marital status among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who are…

Interpreting scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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 65% 5% 7% 4% 19% 105
Word of God; not everything taken literally 64% 7% 6% 3% 21% 127
Not the word of God 47% 13% 11% 4% 24% 221

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who are…

Interpreting scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 30% 70% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 36% 64% 126
Not the word of God 26% 74% 220

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 91% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 74% 24% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 25% 29% 16% 2% 23% 5% 221

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who say religion is…

Interpreting scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 88% 11% 2% < 1% < 1% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 61% 33% 5% 1% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 12% 35% 24% 29% < 1% 221

Attendance at religious services among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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% 30% 11% < 1% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 46% 40% 14% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 6% 26% 68% < 1% 221

Frequency of prayer among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who pray…

Interpreting scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 87% 8% 1% 3% 1% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 66% 20% 7% 7% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 19% 16% 7% 57% 1% 221

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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% 11% 17% 24% 1% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 19% 14% 13% 55% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 3% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 221

Frequency of meditation among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 56% 11% 3% 29% 2% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 42% 8% 6% 44% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 28% 12% 4% 55% 1% 221

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 71% 10% 10% 6% 2% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 60% 15% 17% 7% 1% 127
Not the word of God 47% 15% 15% 21% 1% 221

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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% 16% 14% 21% 2% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 47% 17% 14% 22% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 50% 17% 13% 18% 2% 221

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 64% 3% 24% 4% 5% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 40% 8% 47% 3% 1% 127
Not the word of God 5% 27% 53% 15% < 1% 221

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 57% 39% 1% 4% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 48% 49% < 1% 3% 127
Not the word of God 22% 77% 1% 1% 221

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 62% 7% 7% 24% < 1% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 43% 6% 10% 40% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 6% 7% 10% 77% < 1% 221

Belief in Heaven among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who …in heaven

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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% 7% 8% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 84% 11% 5% 127
Not the word of God 33% 57% 10% 221

Belief in Hell among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who …in hell

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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% 12% 3% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 66% 23% 10% 127
Not the word of God 19% 71% 10% 221

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who identify as…

Interpreting scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 65% 12% 24% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 52% 12% 36% 127
Not the word of God 24% 19% 57% 221

Political ideology among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who are…

Interpreting scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 63% 15% 15% 8% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 35% 39% 23% 3% 127
Not the word of God 15% 41% 41% 4% 221

Views about size of government among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who would rather have…

Interpreting scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 63% 33% 1% 2% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 57% 40% 2% 2% 127
Not the word of God 47% 46% 4% 3% 221

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 65% 31% 2% 2% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 38% 59% 1% 2% 127
Not the word of God 36% 60% 3% 1% 221

Views about abortion among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who say abortion should be…

Interpreting scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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% 7% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 45% 52% 3% 127
Not the word of God 88% 10% 2% 221

Views about homosexuality among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who say homosexuality…

Interpreting scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 28% 62% 2% 8% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 70% 22% 3% 4% 127
Not the word of God 89% 7% 4% < 1% 221

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado who …same-sex marriage

Interpreting scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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 19% 73% 9% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 62% 33% 6% 127
Not the word of God 90% 8% 2% 221

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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 = 106. 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 53% 38% 3% 7% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 38% 61% 1% < 1% 127
Not the word of God 27% 69% 2% 2% 221

Views about human evolution among adults in Colorado by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Colorado 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
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Word of God; should be taken literally 11% 15% 4% 65% 5% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 19% 43% 2% 35% 1% 127
Not the word of God 67% 20% 3% 9% 2% 221