Interpreting scripture among 18-29 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 18-29 year olds by interpretation of scripture

% of 18-29 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

State 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
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Arizona 22% 25% 2% 44% 7% 116
California 20% 23% 1% 49% 7% 663
Florida 20% 32% 3% 40% 5% 308
Georgia 26% 36% 2% 31% 5% 184
Illinois 13% 35% < 1% 47% 4% 214
Massachusetts 8% 20% < 1% 71% 1% 106
Michigan 16% 33% 1% 40% 9% 168
Missouri 21% 36% 2% 29% 12% 116
New York 18% 22% 1% 54% 6% 287
North Carolina 25% 28% 3% 35% 9% 143
Ohio 20% 29% 2% 43% 7% 156
Pennsylvania 18% 26% < 1% 51% 5% 173
Texas 25% 33% 2% 36% 5% 480
Virginia 17% 28% 3% 44% 8% 133
Washington 21% 25% 1% 46% 8% 132

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