DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 432. 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 23% 46% 22% 9% 432
2007 27% 47% 17% 8% 393

Generational cohort among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 432. 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% 20% 37% 25% 6% < 1% 432
2007 < 1% 21% 41% 29% 7% 3% 393

Gender composition among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 436. 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 48% 52% 436
2007 46% 54% 399

Racial and ethnic composition among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 431. 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 42% 30% 2% 24% 3% 431
2007 48% 25% < 1% 21% 6% 394

Immigrant status among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 422. 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 23% 5% 72% 422
2007 16% 6% 78% 398

Income distribution among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 361. 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% 21% 13% 5% 361
2007 55% 23% 16% 6% 330

Educational distribution among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 435. 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 74% 18% 6% 2% 435

Marital status among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 434. 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 34% 10% 17% 6% 33% 434
2007 44% 11% 13% 5% 28% 395

Parent of children under 18 among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 435. 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 35% 65% 435
2007 42% 58% 399

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 78% 17% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 436
2007 84% 12% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 399

Importance of religion in one's life among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 63% 37% < 1% < 1% < 1% 436
2007 61% 39% < 1% < 1% < 1% 399

Attendance at religious services among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 23% 40% 36% 1% 436
2007 20% 35% 44% 1% 399

Frequency of prayer among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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% 20% 5% 15% < 1% 436
2007 56% 19% 7% 16% 2% 399

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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% 12% 8% 52% < 1% 436
2007 24% 10% 7% 57% 1% 399

Frequency of meditation among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 38% 9% 3% 48% 2% 436
2007 34% 8% 4% 49% 5% 399

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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% 13% 10% 18% 4% 436
2007 49% 14% 11% 22% 4% 399

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 43% 13% 8% 34% 2% 436
2007 35% 12% 12% 35% 6% 399

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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% 7% 43% 8% 2% 436
2007 27% 7% 57% 4% 5% 399

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 30% 66% 2% 2% 436

Frequency of reading scripture among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 39% 14% 6% 39% 1% 436
2007 35% 15% 7% 42% 2% 399

Belief in Heaven among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 90% 7% 3% 436
2007 86% 8% 6% 399

Belief in Hell among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 72% 23% 4% 436
2007 73% 20% 7% 399

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 25% 31% 44% 436
2007 28% 27% 45% 399

Political ideology among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 35% 27% 24% 13% 436
2007 33% 36% 17% 14% 399

Views about size of government among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 30% 65% 1% 4% 436
2007 25% 68% 3% 5% 399

Views about government aid to the poor among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 39% 54% 4% 3% 436

Views about abortion among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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% 58% 6% 436
2007 39% 54% 7% 399

Views about homosexuality among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 49% 41% 3% 7% 436
2007 43% 47% 3% 7% 399

Views about same-sex marriage among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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% 54% 10% 436

Views about environmental regulation among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 43% 49% 2% 7% 436
2007 36% 52% 4% 9% 399

Views about human evolution among Nothing in particulars (religion important) who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of Nothing in particulars (religion important) 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 = 436. 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 20% 26% 3% 45% 6% 436