Party affiliation 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 political party

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Metro area Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 25% 21% 54% 146
Boston Metro Area 23% 13% 63% 270
Chicago Metro Area 20% 20% 61% 353
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 28% 21% 50% 179
Detroit Metro Area 29% 16% 55% 124
Houston Metro Area 39% 20% 41% 171
Los Angeles Metro Area 25% 16% 59% 463
Miami Metro Area 23% 18% 60% 182
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 29% 17% 55% 147
New York City Metro Area 21% 13% 66% 771
Philadelphia Metro Area 23% 15% 62% 306
Phoenix Metro Area 23% 18% 58% 136
Providence Metro Area 33% 17% 50% 158
Riverside, CA Metro Area 30% 18% 52% 115
San Diego Metro Area 31% 11% 58% 141
San Francisco Metro Area 14% 12% 75% 302
Seattle Metro Area 18% 20% 63% 171
Tampa Metro Area 27% 23% 50% 123
Washington, DC Metro Area 23% 12% 66% 416

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