Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by race/ethnicity

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,616. 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.
At least once a week 54% 19% 2% 21% 3% 4,616
Once or twice a month 58% 19% 3% 16% 4% 1,359
Several times a year 56% 16% 3% 23% 3% 997
Seldom/never 61% 21% 2% 13% 3% 2,497
Don't know 59% 15% 2% 21% 3% 220

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