Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by importance of religion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say religion is…

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Sample size = 146. 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 14% 30% 26% 29% < 1% 146
Boston Metro Area 12% 27% 23% 38% 1% 270
Chicago Metro Area 17% 31% 24% 27% 1% 353
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 18% 39% 15% 26% 1% 179
Detroit Metro Area 14% 32% 22% 30% 1% 124
Houston Metro Area 22% 29% 23% 26% < 1% 171
Los Angeles Metro Area 14% 34% 24% 28% 1% 463
Miami Metro Area 21% 27% 23% 28% 1% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 17% 23% 28% 31% 1% 147
New York City Metro Area 16% 36% 20% 27% 2% 771
Philadelphia Metro Area 12% 26% 30% 31% < 1% 306
Phoenix Metro Area 13% 36% 22% 28% 1% 136
Providence Metro Area 22% 32% 24% 22% < 1% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 15% 30% 25% 30% < 1% 115
San Diego Metro Area 18% 25% 22% 34% < 1% 141
San Francisco Metro Area 10% 26% 32% 31% 1% 302
Seattle Metro Area 14% 20% 28% 38% < 1% 171
Tampa Metro Area 16% 27% 23% 32% 1% 123
Washington, DC Metro Area 19% 26% 24% 31% < 1% 416

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