Interpreting scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by interpretation of scripture

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,014. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 42% 30% 4% 19% 6% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 24% 27% 2% 40% 7% 16,577
Neither/both equally 27% 19% 9% 27% 18% 410
Don't know 44% 14% 7% 20% 15% 243

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