Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by generational group (2014) Switch to: Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

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

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,459. 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.
Younger Millennial 22% 19% 59% 1,459
Older Millennial 22% 20% 58% 1,855
Generation X 26% 19% 55% 2,651
Baby Boomer 28% 15% 58% 4,246
Silent 31% 10% 59% 1,608
Greatest 25% 12% 63% 133

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