Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Married 79% 10% 5% 5% 1% 5,092
Living with a partner 68% 13% 6% 12% 1% 388
Divorced/separated 75% 12% 5% 8% < 1% 1,490
Widowed 80% 6% 4% 7% 2% 1,234
Never married 66% 13% 9% 10% 1% 1,564

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