Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area 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…

Metro area 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 154. 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 15% 43% 23% 19% 154
Chicago Metro Area 10% 48% 28% 14% 159
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 17% 41% 29% 13% 222
Houston Metro Area 15% 42% 28% 15% 164
Los Angeles Metro Area 17% 42% 25% 16% 226
Miami Metro Area 14% 40% 31% 14% 119
New York City Metro Area 18% 32% 30% 20% 344
Philadelphia Metro Area 21% 29% 28% 22% 132
Riverside, CA Metro Area 26% 35% 24% 16% 110
Washington, DC Metro Area 19% 43% 26% 12% 172

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