Political ideology 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 ideology

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

Metro area Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 59% 25% 13% 3% 158
Chicago Metro Area 36% 32% 22% 9% 163
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 54% 31% 10% 5% 232
Houston Metro Area 49% 22% 23% 6% 169
Los Angeles Metro Area 49% 26% 20% 6% 232
Miami Metro Area 46% 15% 30% 9% 122
New York City Metro Area 41% 31% 20% 8% 355
Philadelphia Metro Area 43% 28% 27% 2% 133
Phoenix Metro Area 49% 35% 15% 1% 100
Riverside, CA Metro Area 47% 31% 14% 8% 111
Washington, DC Metro Area 35% 40% 17% 8% 181

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