Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by age group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are ages…

Metro area 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 160. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 27% 37% 27% 9% 160
Boston Metro Area 24% 15% 39% 21% 108
Chicago Metro Area 28% 35% 23% 14% 254
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 28% 36% 23% 13% 193
Detroit Metro Area 24% 35% 23% 18% 102
Houston Metro Area 30% 48% 14% 9% 132
Los Angeles Metro Area 22% 36% 26% 16% 277
Miami Metro Area 29% 35% 20% 16% 118
New York City Metro Area 23% 33% 25% 19% 438
Philadelphia Metro Area 19% 34% 26% 21% 214
Phoenix Metro Area 18% 44% 17% 20% 119
Providence Metro Area 21% 19% 34% 26% 102
Riverside, CA Metro Area 23% 41% 22% 14% 103
Washington, DC Metro Area 25% 36% 25% 14% 223

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