Interpreting scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 301. 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 25% 32% 1% 34% 8% 301
Baltimore Metro Area 21% 23% 1% 50% 6% 152
Boston Metro Area 12% 21% 4% 57% 7% 337
Chicago Metro Area 19% 30% 3% 42% 5% 541
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 32% 29% 2% 33% 5% 396
Detroit Metro Area 24% 26% 2% 39% 8% 215
Houston Metro Area 33% 27% 1% 33% 6% 303
Los Angeles Metro Area 20% 23% 1% 49% 6% 669
Miami Metro Area 23% 23% 3% 42% 8% 302
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 16% 24% 2% 46% 12% 225
New York City Metro Area 21% 23% 3% 48% 6% 1,177
Philadelphia Metro Area 16% 28% 1% 47% 7% 464
Phoenix Metro Area 18% 32% 1% 43% 6% 219
Pittsburgh Metro Area 28% 25% 1% 44% 2% 133
Providence Metro Area 15% 26% 1% 54% 5% 233
Riverside, CA Metro Area 31% 28% 1% 34% 5% 210
San Diego Metro Area 21% 23% 1% 50% 5% 173
San Francisco Metro Area 14% 16% 1% 63% 5% 358
Seattle Metro Area 17% 16% < 1% 61% 5% 238
St. Louis Metro Area 23% 35% 4% 32% 7% 160
Tampa Metro Area 21% 23% 3% 47% 6% 190
Washington, DC Metro Area 21% 22% 3% 45% 9% 650

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