Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Metro area 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 = 158. 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 44% 55% 2% < 1% 158
Chicago Metro Area 38% 62% < 1% < 1% 163
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 43% 55% 1% 1% 232
Houston Metro Area 39% 57% 3% 2% 169
Los Angeles Metro Area 35% 59% 3% 3% 232
Miami Metro Area 43% 56% 1% 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 28% 68% 2% 3% 355
Philadelphia Metro Area 45% 53% < 1% 2% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 48% 41% 3% 7% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 49% 48% 2% 1% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 61% 2% < 1% 181

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