Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by interpretation of scripture

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 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 = 132. 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 28% 35% 2% 33% 2% 132
Boston Metro Area 10% 21% 1% 64% 4% 116
Chicago Metro Area 15% 38% 1% 41% 4% 241
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 33% 27% 4% 31% 6% 173
Detroit Metro Area 24% 28% < 1% 43% 3% 104
Houston Metro Area 32% 27% 1% 35% 5% 137
Los Angeles Metro Area 18% 28% 2% 46% 5% 221
Miami Metro Area 20% 21% 2% 54% 3% 102
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 12% 35% 7% 31% 15% 103
New York City Metro Area 20% 24% 2% 46% 7% 415
Philadelphia Metro Area 10% 27% 2% 56% 5% 184
Phoenix Metro Area 26% 38% 2% 28% 6% 122
Providence Metro Area 15% 21% < 1% 62% 1% 100
San Francisco Metro Area 18% 21% 2% 54% 5% 114
Washington, DC Metro Area 21% 32% 2% 43% 2% 231

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