Interpreting scripture among second generation immigrants by state (2014) Switch to: State among second generation immigrants by interpretation of scripture

% of second generation immigrants 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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California 21% 24% 1% 47% 7% 585
Florida 23% 24% 2% 44% 8% 235
Illinois 20% 31% < 1% 44% 5% 144
Massachusetts 21% 22% 5% 46% 6% 122
New Jersey 20% 32% 4% 36% 8% 138
New York 19% 27% 3% 46% 4% 349
Pennsylvania 29% 27% 1% 40% 4% 111
Texas 32% 32% 2% 30% 5% 262

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