Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who meditate at least once a week by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Metro area 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 = 227. 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 37% 34% 3% 21% 5% 227
Baltimore Metro Area 42% 16% 4% 35% 4% 104
Boston Metro Area 27% 21% 1% 42% 8% 156
Chicago Metro Area 31% 28% 3% 31% 7% 368
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 51% 25% 2% 17% 6% 301
Detroit Metro Area 38% 21% 6% 24% 11% 147
Houston Metro Area 49% 23% 1% 22% 4% 237
Los Angeles Metro Area 37% 25% 1% 31% 6% 456
Miami Metro Area 37% 26% 4% 23% 10% 241
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 21% 20% 5% 40% 14% 123
New York City Metro Area 36% 22% 3% 33% 6% 708
Philadelphia Metro Area 33% 29% 3% 30% 5% 288
Phoenix Metro Area 36% 34% 1% 22% 6% 177
Pittsburgh Metro Area 32% 40% 1% 20% 7% 102
Providence Metro Area 30% 29% 1% 33% 7% 150
Riverside, CA Metro Area 37% 30% 2% 21% 10% 166
San Diego Metro Area 30% 26% 4% 33% 7% 145
San Francisco Metro Area 25% 24% 5% 40% 6% 177
Seattle Metro Area 29% 26% 2% 38% 5% 118
St. Louis Metro Area 38% 24% 3% 25% 9% 116
Tampa Metro Area 33% 27% 3% 28% 9% 138
Washington, DC Metro Area 34% 21% 5% 28% 12% 366

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