Importance of religion in one's life 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 importance of religion

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

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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 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% 158
Chicago Metro Area 75% 20% 5% < 1% < 1% 163
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 232
Houston Metro Area 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 169
Los Angeles Metro Area 86% 10% 3% 1% 1% 232
Miami Metro Area 87% 8% 1% 4% < 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 83% 13% 2% 3% < 1% 355
Philadelphia Metro Area 78% 19% 1% 1% < 1% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 87% 11% 1% < 1% 1% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 78% 20% 2% < 1% < 1% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 85% 14% 1% < 1% < 1% 181

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