Interpreting scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among third generation immigrants or higher by interpretation of scripture

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 417. 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 34% 33% 2% 25% 6% 417
Baltimore Metro Area 25% 29% 2% 37% 7% 209
Boston Metro Area 11% 22% 3% 56% 8% 343
Chicago Metro Area 21% 33% 2% 37% 8% 630
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 38% 28% 2% 26% 6% 505
Detroit Metro Area 30% 25% 4% 32% 8% 309
Houston Metro Area 39% 25% 1% 30% 4% 360
Los Angeles Metro Area 20% 29% 2% 42% 7% 551
Miami Metro Area 26% 22% 1% 43% 8% 205
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 16% 27% 5% 41% 11% 297
New York City Metro Area 19% 24% 2% 47% 8% 958
Philadelphia Metro Area 21% 29% 2% 42% 6% 578
Phoenix Metro Area 28% 32% 1% 31% 8% 312
Pittsburgh Metro Area 29% 36% 2% 29% 4% 219
Providence Metro Area 16% 32% 1% 47% 5% 263
Riverside, CA Metro Area 28% 27% 2% 34% 9% 231
San Diego Metro Area 26% 23% 1% 42% 8% 191
San Francisco Metro Area 14% 18% 1% 60% 8% 312
Seattle Metro Area 18% 21% 1% 54% 6% 255
St. Louis Metro Area 25% 34% 4% 30% 8% 242
Tampa Metro Area 27% 28% 2% 38% 5% 231
Washington, DC Metro Area 20% 26% 3% 42% 8% 632

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