Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in heaven

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 146. 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 39% 54% 7% 146
Boston Metro Area 25% 60% 14% 270
Chicago Metro Area 41% 50% 9% 353
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 38% 49% 13% 179
Detroit Metro Area 48% 42% 10% 124
Houston Metro Area 48% 41% 10% 171
Los Angeles Metro Area 35% 54% 11% 463
Miami Metro Area 41% 49% 10% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 49% 47% 3% 147
New York City Metro Area 42% 51% 7% 771
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 53% 8% 306
Phoenix Metro Area 42% 48% 11% 136
Providence Metro Area 43% 48% 9% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 39% 55% 7% 115
San Diego Metro Area 41% 49% 9% 141
San Francisco Metro Area 28% 64% 8% 302
Seattle Metro Area 21% 67% 12% 171
Tampa Metro Area 38% 45% 17% 123
Washington, DC Metro Area 38% 57% 6% 416

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