Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by interpretation of scripture

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 107. 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 38% 31% 1% 20% 11% 107
Chicago Metro Area 38% 24% 4% 26% 7% 174
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 50% 21% < 1% 22% 7% 156
Detroit Metro Area 34% 28% 5% 25% 9% 114
Houston Metro Area 51% 19% < 1% 26% 3% 120
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 25% < 1% 29% 7% 278
Miami Metro Area 38% 20% 1% 28% 13% 133
New York City Metro Area 41% 20% 3% 29% 7% 371
Philadelphia Metro Area 35% 32% 2% 24% 7% 145
Riverside, CA Metro Area 41% 21% 2% 27% 8% 102
Washington, DC Metro Area 51% 14% 4% 19% 12% 109

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