Marital status among adults in the South by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults in the South by marital status

% of adults in the South who are…

Interpreting scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,496. 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 52% 5% 16% 9% 18% 4,496
Word of God; not everything taken literally 50% 5% 12% 6% 27% 3,309
Word of God; other/don't know 57% 3% 13% 10% 16% 389
Not the word of God 43% 10% 13% 4% 30% 3,475
Other/don't know 47% 10% 14% 7% 21% 837

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