Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by race/ethnicity

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State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Alaska 72% 2% 2% 6% 18% 138
Arizona 65% 1% 3% 26% 4% 217
California 52% 4% 17% 24% 3% 1,594
Colorado 83% 1% 1% 10% 4% 218
Connecticut 81% 6% 4% 8% 1% 179
Delaware 78% 8% 5% 4% 5% 113
District of Columbia 62% 21% 6% 7% 4% 142
Florida 71% 5% 1% 19% 3% 721
Georgia 65% 18% 2% 9% 6% 230
Hawaii 33% < 1% 40% 7% 21% 141
Idaho 84% 4% 1% 10% 1% 103
Illinois 68% 8% 6% 15% 4% 468
Indiana 86% 6% < 1% 6% 2% 168
Kentucky 88% 5% 1% 2% 4% 111
Louisiana 80% 10% 1% 5% 4% 103
Maine 97% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 141
Maryland 68% 20% 4% 7% 2% 252
Massachusetts 84% 1% 4% 6% 4% 381
Michigan 86% 7% 1% 3% 3% 320
Minnesota 88% 1% 3% 4% 4% 209
Missouri 86% 7% 2% 3% 2% 193
Montana 91% < 1% < 1% 3% 6% 116
Nevada 72% 4% 5% 15% 4% 133
New Hampshire 95% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 143
New Jersey 71% 6% 8% 10% 5% 336
New Mexico 52% 1% < 1% 36% 11% 120
New York 68% 7% 5% 16% 4% 833
North Carolina 74% 13% 3% 9% 1% 285
Ohio 85% 6% 3% 3% 2% 306
Oregon 85% < 1% 3% 5% 6% 175
Pennsylvania 85% 6% 3% 4% 2% 466
Rhode Island 87% < 1% 1% 7% 5% 132
Tennessee 79% 11% 2% 5% 3% 126
Texas 54% 6% 3% 31% 5% 652
Vermont 95% 1% 1% 1% 1% 174
Virginia 80% 9% 4% 5% 2% 291
Washington 77% 2% 8% 7% 6% 311
Wisconsin 86% 3% 3% 4% 3% 202

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