Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by parental status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Metro area Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 146. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 30% 70% 146
Boston Metro Area 29% 71% 270
Chicago Metro Area 24% 76% 353
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 42% 58% 178
Detroit Metro Area 24% 76% 124
Houston Metro Area 21% 79% 171
Los Angeles Metro Area 23% 77% 462
Miami Metro Area 23% 77% 181
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 28% 72% 147
New York City Metro Area 23% 77% 769
Philadelphia Metro Area 26% 74% 306
Phoenix Metro Area 24% 76% 135
Providence Metro Area 23% 77% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 31% 69% 115
San Diego Metro Area 26% 74% 140
San Francisco Metro Area 18% 82% 300
Seattle Metro Area 22% 78% 171
Tampa Metro Area 20% 80% 122
Washington, DC Metro Area 26% 74% 415

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