Views about human evolution 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 views about human evolution

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

Metro area Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 160. 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 18% 39% < 1% 40% 2% 160
Boston Metro Area 21% 41% 2% 33% 3% 111
Chicago Metro Area 27% 37% 2% 32% 2% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 18% 37% 5% 37% 3% 196
Detroit Metro Area 21% 28% 2% 41% 8% 103
Houston Metro Area 21% 40% 1% 38% < 1% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 28% 37% 4% 29% 3% 282
Miami Metro Area 19% 42% 2% 34% 3% 122
New York City Metro Area 24% 38% 3% 31% 5% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 16% 39% 5% 35% 6% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 20% 38% 5% 32% 6% 121
Providence Metro Area 24% 35% 1% 39% 1% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 17% 41% 3% 36% 3% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 21% 45% 1% 32% 1% 227

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