Marital status among non-parents by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among non-parents by marital status

% of non-parents who are…

Interpreting scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,316. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 46% 4% 16% 12% 22% 7,316
Word of God; not everything taken literally 42% 5% 12% 8% 32% 7,012
Word of God; other/don't know 48% 3% 14% 15% 20% 757
Not the word of God 35% 11% 12% 5% 37% 9,346
Other/don't know 39% 8% 15% 11% 28% 1,999

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