Racial and ethnic composition 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 race/ethnicity

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

Metro area White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 158. 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.
Atlanta Metro Area 56% 30% 1% 7% 6% 158
Boston Metro Area 75% 11% < 1% 4% 9% 107
Chicago Metro Area 67% 17% 2% 13% 1% 254
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 57% 15% 2% 20% 5% 195
Detroit Metro Area 76% 17% 1% 3% 3% 100
Houston Metro Area 50% 12% 2% 30% 6% 132
Los Angeles Metro Area 37% 7% 13% 41% 2% 277
Miami Metro Area 30% 18% 1% 47% 3% 122
New York City Metro Area 59% 15% 9% 15% 2% 445
Philadelphia Metro Area 67% 19% 4% 7% 3% 214
Phoenix Metro Area 68% 7% 3% 18% 4% 119
Providence Metro Area 84% 9% < 1% 3% 3% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 43% 6% 3% 44% 4% 103
Washington, DC Metro Area 51% 24% 8% 9% 8% 224

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