Belief in Heaven 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 belief in heaven

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

Metro area Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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 95% 2% 3% 160
Boston Metro Area 78% 14% 7% 111
Chicago Metro Area 88% 7% 5% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 89% 6% 5% 196
Detroit Metro Area 91% 5% 4% 103
Houston Metro Area 90% 6% 4% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 89% 8% 3% 282
Miami Metro Area 88% 9% 4% 122
New York City Metro Area 86% 7% 7% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 86% 8% 6% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 92% 7% 2% 121
Providence Metro Area 86% 11% 2% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 86% 11% 3% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 92% 6% 2% 227

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