Belief in God 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 God

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

Metro area Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God 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 93% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 158
Chicago Metro Area 79% 18% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 163
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 90% 10% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 232
Houston Metro Area 85% 14% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 169
Los Angeles Metro Area 74% 20% 1% 3% < 1% 2% 232
Miami Metro Area 84% 12% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 80% 16% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 355
Philadelphia Metro Area 85% 13% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 91% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 86% 12% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 181

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