Party affiliation 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 political party

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

Metro area Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 41% 9% 51% 158
Chicago Metro Area 43% 16% 41% 163
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 49% 18% 33% 232
Houston Metro Area 37% 16% 47% 169
Los Angeles Metro Area 30% 27% 43% 232
Miami Metro Area 31% 25% 44% 122
New York City Metro Area 23% 17% 60% 355
Philadelphia Metro Area 25% 14% 60% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 55% 16% 29% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 36% 28% 35% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 27% 25% 49% 181

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