Immigrant status among Christians by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among Christians by immigrant status

% of Christians who are…

Interpreting scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,894. 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 16% 7% 77% 8,894
Word of God; not everything taken literally 11% 10% 79% 8,368
Word of God; other/don't know 16% 7% 77% 873
Not the word of God 15% 11% 74% 4,847
Other/don't know 15% 9% 77% 1,767

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