Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by parental status

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

Metro area Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 155. 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 38% 62% 155
Chicago Metro Area 30% 70% 162
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 36% 64% 231
Houston Metro Area 40% 60% 168
Los Angeles Metro Area 42% 58% 232
Miami Metro Area 40% 60% 122
New York City Metro Area 31% 69% 352
Philadelphia Metro Area 29% 71% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 31% 69% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 41% 59% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 33% 67% 181

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