Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Catholic 50% 9% 14% 8% 18% 1,538
Evangelical Protestant 60% 3% 14% 9% 13% 4,738
Historically Black Protestant 32% 5% 20% 10% 33% 1,090
Jehovah's Witness 47% 4% 17% 10% 23% 106
Mainline Protestant 52% 5% 15% 13% 16% 1,258
Mormon 65% 4% 7% 7% 17% 209
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 11% 16% 5% 38% 544

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