Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Interpreting scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,707. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 65% 17% 2% 13% 3% 5,707
Word of God; not everything taken literally 73% 11% 2% 11% 4% 2,944
Word of God; other/don't know 75% 11% 3% 7% 4% 437
Not the word of God 61% 12% 7% 15% 4% 1,120
Other/don't know 60% 17% 6% 14% 3% 512

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