Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by marital status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Views about size of government Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,019. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 58% 5% 11% 6% 21% 6,019
Bigger government; more services 39% 8% 14% 5% 34% 3,038
Depends 57% 6% 12% 8% 17% 197
Don't know 56% 3% 14% 11% 16% 258

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