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% 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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Alaska 12% 32% 23% 32% 1% 141
Arizona 13% 33% 26% 28% < 1% 223
California 14% 30% 25% 31% 1% 1,621
Colorado 12% 35% 24% 29% < 1% 221
Connecticut 14% 30% 30% 25% < 1% 180
Delaware 12% 35% 25% 27% 2% 115
District of Columbia 14% 19% 33% 34% < 1% 142
Florida 17% 31% 23% 28% 1% 731
Georgia 16% 31% 24% 28% 1% 232
Hawaii 22% 31% 24% 23% < 1% 141
Idaho 16% 22% 27% 35% < 1% 104
Illinois 17% 30% 25% 27% < 1% 472
Indiana 12% 28% 27% 31% 2% 171
Kentucky 21% 33% 23% 23% < 1% 112
Louisiana 25% 35% 14% 26% < 1% 104
Maine 8% 28% 27% 37% < 1% 142
Maryland 21% 25% 25% 29% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 14% 25% 26% 35% 1% 391
Michigan 14% 30% 25% 29% 2% 321
Minnesota 15% 29% 25% 29% 2% 211
Missouri 18% 33% 24% 25% < 1% 196
Montana 12% 25% 24% 38% < 1% 118
Nevada 12% 33% 18% 34% 3% 137
New Hampshire 11% 26% 37% 26% < 1% 146
New Jersey 17% 36% 24% 23% 1% 341
New Mexico 23% 27% 14% 36% < 1% 121
New York 16% 31% 21% 30% 2% 847
North Carolina 20% 30% 24% 26% < 1% 289
North Dakota 14% 29% 31% 27% < 1% 100
Ohio 20% 28% 21% 31% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 31% 27% 13% 28% 1% 100
Oregon 15% 23% 22% 40% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 13% 35% 23% 27% 1% 471
Rhode Island 25% 29% 17% 29% < 1% 133
Tennessee 22% 33% 19% 25% < 1% 129
Texas 21% 34% 18% 26% 1% 663
Vermont 10% 25% 28% 36% 1% 176
Virginia 16% 31% 27% 25% < 1% 298
Washington 13% 19% 31% 37% 1% 314
Wisconsin 12% 31% 25% 32% < 1% 206

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