DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 298. 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.
2014 8% 29% 36% 27% 298
2007 13% 34% 31% 22% 361

Generational cohort among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 298. 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.
2014 5% 4% 27% 45% 17% 1% 298
2007 < 1% 10% 20% 44% 21% 5% 361

Gender composition among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 41% 59% 301
2007 34% 66% 366

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% < 1% 301
2007 < 1% 98% < 1% 2% < 1% 366

Immigrant status among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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.
2014 4% < 1% 95% 292
2007 1% 1% 98% 364

Income distribution among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 271. 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.
2014 54% 23% 17% 7% 271
2007 53% 28% 14% 5% 315

Educational distribution among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 299. 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.
2014 61% 23% 11% 6% 299

Marital status among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 299. 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.
2014 36% 2% 24% 14% 24% 299
2007 33% 8% 14% 16% 28% 365

Parent of children under 18 among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 300. 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.
2014 24% 76% 300
2007 30% 70% 366

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 93% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 301
2007 95% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 366

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 98% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 301
2007 96% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 366

Attendance at religious services among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 68% 28% 4% < 1% 301
2007 70% 24% 6% < 1% 366

Frequency of prayer among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 84% 11% 1% 3% < 1% 301
2007 88% 7% 1% 2% 1% 366

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 61% 15% 9% 14% < 1% 301
2007 55% 13% 6% 26% < 1% 366

Frequency of meditation among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 65% 11% 2% 20% 2% 301
2007 66% 4% 2% 27% 1% 366

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 80% 6% 5% 7% 1% 301
2007 70% 9% 9% 9% 2% 366

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 46% 15% 11% 27% 1% 301
2007 37% 13% 10% 37% 2% 366

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 56% 5% 34% 3% 1% 301
2007 43% 2% 50% 2% 3% 366

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 29% 68% 2% 1% 301

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 73% 7% 4% 14% 1% 301
2007 76% 12% 2% 10% < 1% 366

Belief in Heaven among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 96% 3% 2% 301
2007 97% 1% 2% 366

Belief in Hell among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 86% 10% 5% 301
2007 87% 7% 6% 366

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 5% 7% 88% 301
2007 9% 6% 85% 366

Political ideology among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 40% 33% 21% 6% 301
2007 42% 31% 23% 4% 366

Views about size of government among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 18% 79% 1% 2% 301
2007 17% 76% 4% 4% 366

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 22% 71% 3% 3% 301

Views about abortion among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 51% 43% 6% 301
2007 45% 49% 6% 366

Views about homosexuality among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 51% 42% 4% 3% 301
2007 30% 56% 4% 10% 366

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 28% 63% 8% 301

Views about environmental regulation among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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.
2014 32% 62% 3% 4% 301
2007 42% 51% 2% 4% 366

Views about human evolution among members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of members of the National Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 301. 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.
2014 12% 29% 3% 50% 5% 301