Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by gender

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Metro area Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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 44% 56% 158
Chicago Metro Area 50% 50% 163
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 45% 55% 232
Houston Metro Area 41% 59% 169
Los Angeles Metro Area 38% 62% 232
Miami Metro Area 47% 53% 122
New York City Metro Area 42% 58% 355
Philadelphia Metro Area 43% 57% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 35% 65% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 43% 57% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 44% 56% 181

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