Views about size of government among adults who attend services weekly or more by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by views about size of government

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who would rather have…

Interpreting scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,198. 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 54% 41% 2% 3% 6,198
Word of God; not everything taken literally 62% 33% 3% 3% 4,409
Word of God; other/don't know 58% 25% 7% 11% 582
Not the word of God 44% 48% 3% 5% 1,236
Other/don't know 46% 38% 8% 8% 730

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