Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by educational group (2014) Switch to: Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by age group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,385. 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.
High school or less 15% 31% 30% 24% 4,385
Some college 17% 35% 30% 18% 2,780
College 12% 40% 32% 16% 1,638
Post-graduate degree 8% 46% 25% 20% 758

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