Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by political ideology

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are…

Metro area Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 44% 37% 14% 6% 160
Boston Metro Area 27% 40% 28% 5% 111
Chicago Metro Area 33% 42% 20% 4% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 48% 36% 16% 1% 196
Detroit Metro Area 38% 41% 22% < 1% 103
Houston Metro Area 40% 39% 15% 6% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 37% 37% 23% 3% 282
Miami Metro Area 32% 42% 25% 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 34% 40% 21% 4% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 28% 46% 19% 8% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 44% 33% 18% 4% 121
Providence Metro Area 28% 52% 15% 5% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 34% 41% 18% 7% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 43% 20% 7% 227

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