Belief in Hell among adults in the New York City metro area by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in hell

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in hell

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 355. 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 73% 17% 10% 355
Word of God; not everything taken literally 60% 31% 9% 453
Not the word of God 28% 65% 7% 771
Other/don't know 49% 40% 11% 153

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