Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by belief in hell

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,053. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 83% 11% 6% 8,053
Word of God; not everything taken literally 72% 21% 7% 6,241
Word of God; other/don't know 73% 11% 15% 788
Not the word of God 42% 49% 8% 2,903
Other/don't know 55% 27% 18% 1,351

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