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

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 154. 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 55% 36% 4% 1% 5% 154
Chicago Metro Area 53% 30% 3% 10% 5% 147
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 66% 20% 3% 6% 4% 198
Houston Metro Area 66% 24% 2% 5% 3% 149
Los Angeles Metro Area 48% 31% 3% 10% 8% 228
Miami Metro Area 52% 30% 3% 6% 8% 122
New York City Metro Area 55% 26% 6% 8% 5% 319
Philadelphia Metro Area 48% 26% 7% 10% 9% 135
Washington, DC Metro Area 49% 27% 7% 10% 7% 178

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