Interpreting scripture among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 189. 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 42% 36% 3% 15% 4% 189
Boston Metro Area 22% 23% 3% 46% 6% 136
Chicago Metro Area 33% 31% 1% 28% 8% 283
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 50% 26% 1% 17% 7% 234
Detroit Metro Area 36% 28% 5% 27% 3% 126
Houston Metro Area 49% 19% 1% 26% 5% 186
Los Angeles Metro Area 34% 31% 1% 28% 6% 348
Miami Metro Area 41% 25% 1% 23% 10% 160
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 19% 29% 6% 37% 9% 101
New York City Metro Area 34% 25% 3% 30% 8% 506
Philadelphia Metro Area 31% 29% 1% 34% 5% 213
Phoenix Metro Area 38% 30% 1% 22% 10% 166
Pittsburgh Metro Area 35% 44% 2% 17% 3% 109
Providence Metro Area 29% 32% 2% 34% 3% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 32% 28% 1% 28% 11% 141
San Diego Metro Area 28% 27% 4% 34% 7% 127
San Francisco Metro Area 20% 20% 5% 42% 14% 101
St. Louis Metro Area 33% 32% 2% 26% 7% 101
Tampa Metro Area 35% 31% < 1% 25% 9% 109
Washington, DC Metro Area 29% 30% 4% 30% 7% 225

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