Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by belief in hell

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,184. 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.
Married 70% 23% 7% 5,184
Living with a partner 70% 24% 6% 448
Divorced/separated 70% 23% 7% 1,180
Widowed 61% 28% 11% 850
Never married 75% 21% 4% 1,850

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