Interpreting scripture among adults in Oklahoma

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 391. 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% 29% 2% 27% 6% 391
2007 42% 30% 4% 17% 6% 465

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Interpreting scripture among adults in Oklahoma by religious group

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 46% 29% 4% 14% 8% 188

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who are ages…

Interpreting scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 149. 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 11% 33% 32% 24% 149
Word of God; not everything taken literally 33% 34% 22% 12% 100

Generational cohort among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who are…

Interpreting scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 149. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 6% 10% 28% 36% 17% 4% 149
Word of God; not everything taken literally 19% 20% 27% 23% 9% 1% 100

Gender composition among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who are…

Interpreting scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 43% 57% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 50% 50% 100
Not the word of God 57% 43% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma who identify as…

Interpreting scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 150. 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% 12% < 1% 10% 16% 150
Word of God; not everything taken literally 81% 5% < 1% 2% 12% 100

Immigrant status among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who are…

Interpreting scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 149. 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 10% 2% 89% 149
Word of God; not everything taken literally 2% 5% 94% 100

Income distribution among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 125. 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 39% 30% 22% 9% 125

Educational distribution among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who have completed…

Interpreting scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 151. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 51% 30% 13% 6% 151
Word of God; not everything taken literally 44% 34% 13% 9% 100
Not the word of God 41% 31% 18% 10% 100

Marital status among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who are…

Interpreting scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 151. 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 54% 8% 16% 13% 9% 151
Word of God; not everything taken literally 55% 7% 11% 4% 23% 100
Not the word of God 43% 9% 17% 4% 27% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma who are…

Interpreting scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 29% 71% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 30% 70% 100
Not the word of God 20% 80% 100

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 93% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 76% 23% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 36% 27% 8% < 1% 24% 5% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma who say religion is…

Interpreting scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 92% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 59% 39% 1% 1% 1% 100
Not the word of God 31% 27% 13% 28% 1% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. 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% 31% 9% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 41% 36% 23% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 26% 25% 49% < 1% 100

Frequency of prayer among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who pray…

Interpreting scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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% 2% 3% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 65% 28% 3% 4% 1% 100
Not the word of God 37% 18% 2% 43% < 1% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 51% 15% 8% 26% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 30% 9% 10% 51% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 21% 9% 9% 61% < 1% 100

Frequency of meditation among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. 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% 5% 1% 36% 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 38% 6% 3% 53% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 45% 4% 1% 45% 4% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. 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 80% 7% 1% 12% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 57% 19% 5% 19% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 46% 20% 7% 26% 2% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 49% 8% 14% 28% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 33% 25% 11% 30% 2% 100
Not the word of God 50% 11% 9% 29% < 1% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. 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% 3% 25% 5% 4% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 31% 9% 55% 4% 2% 100
Not the word of God 12% 17% 57% 12% 1% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. 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% 51% 1% 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 32% 66% 2% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 20% 77% 2% 1% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. 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% 12% 4% 12% < 1% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 41% 15% 10% 35% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 21% 13% 8% 57% < 1% 100

Belief in Heaven among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who …in heaven

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 90% 8% 2% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 95% 3% 1% 100
Not the word of God 47% 46% 6% 100

Belief in Hell among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who …in hell

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 81% 14% 5% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 79% 16% 5% 100
Not the word of God 34% 58% 8% 100

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who identify as…

Interpreting scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 50% 14% 36% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 54% 18% 29% 100
Not the word of God 30% 14% 56% 100

Political ideology among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who are…

Interpreting scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 52% 28% 12% 7% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 39% 42% 13% 5% 100
Not the word of God 17% 41% 37% 4% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma who would rather have…

Interpreting scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 51% 39% 4% 6% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 69% 28% 2% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 56% 38% 3% 3% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. 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 55% 42% 1% 3% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 56% 41% < 1% 2% 100
Not the word of God 33% 60% 5% 2% 100

Views about abortion among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who say abortion should be…

Interpreting scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 31% 64% 5% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 59% 41% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 73% 23% 4% 100

Views about homosexuality among adults in Oklahoma by interpretation of scripture

% of adults in Oklahoma who say homosexuality…

Interpreting scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 33% 60% 3% 4% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 62% 36% 2% < 1% 100
Not the word of God 73% 21% 2% 4% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma who …same-sex marriage

Interpreting scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 18% 75% 7% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 53% 44% 4% 100
Not the word of God 71% 20% 9% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma 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 = 152. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Word of God; should be taken literally 49% 48% 1% 2% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 39% 56% 1% 3% 100
Not the word of God 37% 53% 6% 3% 100

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

% of adults in Oklahoma who say humans…

Interpreting scripture Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 152. 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 9% 15% 1% 66% 9% 152
Word of God; not everything taken literally 17% 37% 2% 40% 4% 100
Not the word of God 48% 28% 3% 18% 3% 100