Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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At least once a week 14% 32% 31% 23% 4,576
Once or twice a month 19% 35% 30% 16% 1,348
Several times a year 16% 38% 27% 19% 982
Seldom/never 14% 35% 29% 22% 2,470
Don't know 11% 27% 25% 37% 220

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