Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of $30,000-$49,999 by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of $30,000-$49,999 by interpretation of scripture

% of adults with a household income of $30,000-$49,999 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 28% 37% 1% 27% 7% 114
California 25% 23% 3% 42% 8% 536
Florida 31% 27% 3% 32% 6% 375
Georgia 48% 24% 1% 18% 8% 171
Illinois 30% 32% 2% 32% 4% 198
Indiana 33% 30% 1% 30% 7% 121
Michigan 36% 26% 1% 32% 5% 168
Missouri 30% 34% 4% 26% 6% 143
New Jersey 23% 29% 3% 37% 8% 116
New York 20% 27% 2% 46% 5% 304
North Carolina 35% 31% 3% 27% 5% 166
Ohio 37% 31% 2% 25% 5% 206
Pennsylvania 37% 28% 1% 28% 6% 236
Tennessee 41% 31% 5% 19% 4% 126
Texas 35% 30% 2% 26% 6% 399
Virginia 49% 19% 3% 23% 6% 137
Washington 17% 30% 4% 42% 7% 150

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