State among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are in…

Survey year Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 12,132. 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% < 1% 2% 1% 15% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 8% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 12,132
2007 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 14% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 8% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 2% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 9,963

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State among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are in…

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 202. 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.
Buddhist < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 27% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 4% < 1% 6% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 7% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 8% 1% < 1% 4% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 202
Catholic < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 15% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 5% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 6% 1% 11% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 7% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 2% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 3% 3% < 1% 4% 4% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 10% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 636
Hindu < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 32% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 10% < 1% 12% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 8% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 6% 6% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 3% < 1% 8% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 4% 7% < 1% 5% 2% < 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 177
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 16% 2% 2% 1% 1% 12% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 5% 3% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 19% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 513
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 2% 1% < 1% 7% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 4% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 6% 4% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 2% 1% 16% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 8% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 2% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 6% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 5,713

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Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Alaska 30% 32% 28% 10% 137
Arizona 31% 33% 18% 18% 222
California 29% 35% 22% 13% 1,588
Colorado 31% 35% 22% 12% 219
Connecticut 24% 34% 24% 18% 174
Delaware 24% 34% 22% 20% 113
District of Columbia 32% 46% 18% 4% 137
Florida 23% 32% 25% 19% 719
Georgia 31% 39% 21% 10% 228
Hawaii 22% 28% 29% 22% 139
Idaho 31% 34% 22% 13% 102
Illinois 30% 35% 23% 12% 467
Indiana 34% 40% 14% 12% 169
Kentucky 40% 31% 22% 7% 112
Louisiana 33% 36% 23% 8% 104
Maine 24% 27% 30% 18% 142
Maryland 31% 36% 25% 8% 254
Massachusetts 29% 38% 20% 14% 381
Michigan 27% 34% 25% 14% 313
Minnesota 34% 34% 23% 9% 210
Missouri 22% 41% 24% 14% 194
Montana 21% 39% 28% 13% 117
Nevada 26% 34% 27% 13% 136
New Hampshire 23% 39% 25% 13% 146
New Jersey 23% 38% 25% 13% 335
New Mexico 26% 30% 28% 15% 119
New York 28% 36% 23% 13% 827
North Carolina 29% 35% 22% 13% 288
Ohio 31% 32% 24% 13% 310
Oregon 19% 39% 26% 16% 178
Pennsylvania 31% 31% 24% 15% 466
Rhode Island 20% 42% 26% 13% 133
Tennessee 28% 44% 20% 9% 128
Texas 33% 37% 20% 10% 652
Vermont 21% 31% 34% 13% 175
Virginia 33% 33% 22% 12% 292
Washington 24% 35% 29% 11% 313
Wisconsin 30% 35% 24% 12% 203

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Alaska 13% 23% 27% 29% 8% < 1% 137
Arizona 21% 18% 26% 23% 12% < 1% 222
California 20% 17% 28% 27% 8% 1% 1,588
Colorado 18% 21% 27% 27% 6% 1% 219
Connecticut 15% 15% 28% 28% 13% 1% 174
Delaware 19% 14% 26% 28% 14% < 1% 113
District of Columbia 10% 38% 29% 19% 3% < 1% 137
Florida 15% 13% 27% 32% 11% 2% 719
Georgia 21% 19% 29% 25% 5% 1% 228
Hawaii 15% 13% 22% 40% 7% 2% 139
Idaho 19% 17% 29% 27% 8% < 1% 102
Illinois 21% 18% 26% 27% 8% 1% 467
Indiana 20% 23% 31% 15% 9% 1% 169
Kentucky 26% 21% 24% 25% 4% < 1% 112
Louisiana 21% 19% 29% 27% 3% < 1% 104
Maine 18% 11% 23% 36% 11% 2% 142
Maryland 19% 19% 29% 28% 4% < 1% 254
Massachusetts 16% 21% 30% 24% 8% 1% 381
Michigan 16% 15% 29% 31% 7% < 1% 313
Minnesota 24% 20% 25% 25% 7% < 1% 210
Missouri 14% 17% 31% 28% 9% 1% 194
Montana 10% 14% 36% 32% 9% < 1% 117
Nevada 17% 16% 27% 33% 7% 1% 136
New Hampshire 17% 14% 32% 29% 9% < 1% 146
New Jersey 16% 15% 30% 30% 8% 1% 335
New Mexico 13% 21% 22% 33% 11% < 1% 119
New York 18% 19% 27% 28% 8% 1% 827
North Carolina 16% 20% 29% 26% 9% < 1% 288
Ohio 19% 20% 24% 27% 9% 1% 310
Oregon 9% 20% 29% 31% 9% 1% 178
Pennsylvania 20% 17% 24% 29% 9% 1% 466
Rhode Island 9% 17% 36% 31% 7% 1% 133
Tennessee 16% 24% 31% 23% 6% < 1% 128
Texas 21% 22% 27% 23% 7% < 1% 652
Vermont 17% 10% 26% 39% 7% 1% 175
Virginia 16% 27% 23% 27% 7% < 1% 292
Washington 12% 19% 29% 34% 6% 1% 313
Wisconsin 17% 20% 28% 29% 6% 1% 203

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
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Alaska 54% 46% 141
Arizona 64% 36% 223
California 56% 44% 1,621
Colorado 53% 47% 221
Connecticut 58% 42% 180
Delaware 54% 46% 115
District of Columbia 53% 47% 142
Florida 58% 42% 731
Georgia 58% 42% 232
Hawaii 55% 45% 141
Idaho 57% 43% 104
Illinois 56% 44% 472
Indiana 57% 43% 171
Kentucky 54% 46% 112
Louisiana 60% 40% 104
Maine 56% 44% 142
Maryland 49% 51% 255
Massachusetts 50% 50% 391
Michigan 62% 38% 321
Minnesota 56% 44% 211
Missouri 55% 45% 196
Montana 54% 46% 118
Nevada 66% 34% 137
New Hampshire 50% 50% 146
New Jersey 54% 46% 341
New Mexico 51% 49% 121
New York 52% 48% 847
North Carolina 58% 42% 289
North Dakota 65% 35% 100
Ohio 54% 46% 314
Oklahoma 57% 43% 100
Oregon 56% 44% 180
Pennsylvania 54% 46% 471
Rhode Island 45% 55% 133
Tennessee 49% 51% 129
Texas 59% 41% 663
Vermont 51% 49% 176
Virginia 59% 41% 298
Washington 52% 48% 314
Wisconsin 58% 42% 206

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
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

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Alaska 10% 6% 84% 139
Arizona 15% 17% 69% 222
California 26% 20% 54% 1,603
Colorado 10% 12% 78% 221
Connecticut 14% 15% 71% 177
Delaware 14% 10% 77% 115
District of Columbia 18% 6% 76% 140
Florida 18% 16% 66% 721
Georgia 12% 13% 76% 232
Hawaii 20% 18% 62% 137
Idaho 5% 3% 92% 103
Illinois 13% 15% 72% 468
Indiana 5% 4% 91% 170
Kentucky 4% 3% 93% 111
Louisiana 7% 9% 84% 101
Maine 2% 12% 86% 142
Maryland 15% 12% 73% 251
Massachusetts 12% 14% 73% 388
Michigan 8% 9% 83% 319
Minnesota 6% 7% 87% 211
Missouri 3% 5% 92% 191
Montana 1% 4% 95% 117
Nevada 12% 13% 75% 137
New Hampshire 4% 9% 87% 145
New Jersey 16% 15% 68% 332
New Mexico 17% 9% 74% 119
New York 19% 19% 62% 841
North Carolina 12% 7% 81% 286
Ohio 6% 9% 84% 312
Oregon 7% 10% 83% 179
Pennsylvania 8% 8% 84% 466
Rhode Island 8% 24% 68% 131
Tennessee 8% 7% 85% 129
Texas 18% 13% 69% 654
Vermont 2% 15% 83% 174
Virginia 11% 9% 80% 295
Washington 11% 10% 79% 311
Wisconsin 6% 7% 87% 205

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Alaska 24% 24% 26% 26% 127
Arizona 41% 17% 25% 18% 201
California 26% 18% 25% 30% 1,445
Colorado 21% 18% 30% 31% 199
Connecticut 21% 18% 25% 36% 160
Delaware 20% 18% 36% 26% 103
District of Columbia 14% 14% 28% 44% 125
Florida 28% 21% 30% 22% 637
Georgia 26% 16% 28% 30% 217
Hawaii 24% 18% 36% 23% 133
Illinois 25% 18% 28% 29% 416
Indiana 32% 20% 32% 16% 164
Kentucky 41% 22% 20% 16% 104
Maine 35% 15% 34% 15% 131
Maryland 16% 16% 31% 37% 232
Massachusetts 21% 15% 31% 34% 340
Michigan 30% 20% 27% 22% 291
Minnesota 24% 18% 26% 32% 195
Missouri 29% 24% 21% 26% 181
Montana 28% 22% 36% 14% 111
Nevada 21% 25% 33% 21% 124
New Hampshire 24% 19% 29% 28% 130
New Jersey 12% 16% 30% 42% 301
New Mexico 27% 18% 37% 18% 107
New York 25% 19% 30% 26% 749
North Carolina 29% 19% 33% 19% 264
Ohio 39% 18% 26% 17% 288
Oregon 26% 24% 31% 18% 169
Pennsylvania 27% 17% 30% 27% 409
Rhode Island 25% 13% 41% 22% 115
Tennessee 35% 22% 25% 18% 120
Texas 32% 18% 28% 22% 608
Vermont 25% 22% 38% 15% 164
Virginia 19% 16% 34% 31% 268
Washington 23% 23% 27% 27% 287
Wisconsin 31% 19% 31% 19% 192

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Alaska 22% 41% 19% 17% 140
Arizona 34% 38% 16% 11% 222
California 31% 31% 22% 16% 1,611
Colorado 19% 35% 25% 20% 219
Connecticut 31% 26% 21% 23% 179
Delaware 27% 31% 21% 20% 115
District of Columbia 11% 14% 39% 35% 141
Florida 33% 31% 19% 16% 728
Georgia 28% 38% 18% 16% 231
Hawaii 32% 26% 28% 14% 140
Idaho 35% 36% 19% 9% 103
Illinois 26% 32% 26% 16% 471
Indiana 42% 27% 18% 13% 171
Kentucky 46% 28% 13% 12% 111
Louisiana 41% 26% 24% 8% 104
Maine 41% 25% 23% 12% 141
Maryland 27% 28% 23% 22% 253
Massachusetts 26% 28% 24% 21% 390
Michigan 30% 35% 19% 16% 321
Minnesota 26% 36% 25% 13% 210
Missouri 32% 33% 21% 15% 196
Montana 38% 24% 25% 14% 117
Nevada 35% 37% 19% 9% 137
New Hampshire 32% 29% 24% 16% 145
New Jersey 26% 28% 22% 24% 341
New Mexico 28% 32% 23% 18% 120
New York 28% 30% 25% 17% 843
North Carolina 31% 29% 22% 17% 289
North Dakota 31% 39% 20% 10% 100
Ohio 36% 33% 19% 12% 313
Oklahoma 41% 31% 18% 10% 100
Oregon 18% 39% 27% 16% 180
Pennsylvania 37% 26% 22% 15% 469
Rhode Island 22% 34% 29% 15% 130
Tennessee 38% 25% 23% 14% 129
Texas 34% 33% 20% 13% 661
Vermont 31% 29% 23% 17% 175
Virginia 22% 29% 27% 22% 298
Washington 24% 36% 24% 16% 314
Wisconsin 34% 34% 18% 14% 205

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Alaska 47% 13% 12% 3% 26% 140
Arizona 41% 14% 14% 2% 29% 222
California 42% 11% 11% 3% 33% 1,611
Colorado 47% 13% 11% 4% 24% 221
Connecticut 45% 6% 14% 3% 33% 179
Delaware 58% 19% 6% 2% 15% 115
District of Columbia 35% 11% 9% 3% 42% 142
Florida 44% 10% 14% 5% 27% 730
Georgia 44% 10% 10% 4% 32% 232
Hawaii 44% 14% 11% 6% 25% 140
Idaho 52% 6% 15% 3% 24% 104
Illinois 44% 10% 7% 4% 34% 467
Indiana 39% 12% 10% 6% 34% 170
Kentucky 27% 8% 13% 7% 45% 110
Louisiana 27% 17% 18% 3% 35% 103
Maine 51% 11% 14% 2% 21% 142
Maryland 41% 10% 8% 4% 37% 254
Massachusetts 43% 12% 8% 5% 32% 389
Michigan 46% 13% 10% 3% 29% 320
Minnesota 42% 11% 8% 2% 38% 211
Missouri 44% 11% 13% 5% 27% 196
Montana 56% 12% 10% 4% 19% 118
Nevada 36% 17% 10% 7% 30% 137
New Hampshire 52% 14% 12% 1% 21% 145
New Jersey 50% 7% 8% 5% 29% 340
New Mexico 44% 14% 16% 4% 21% 121
New York 41% 10% 9% 4% 37% 845
North Carolina 44% 9% 14% 3% 31% 289
Ohio 45% 10% 12% 4% 28% 312
Oklahoma 43% 9% 17% 4% 27% 100
Oregon 53% 7% 16% 4% 19% 179
Pennsylvania 45% 10% 11% 5% 30% 469
Rhode Island 37% 19% 8% 8% 29% 133
Tennessee 45% 5% 12% 3% 36% 129
Texas 45% 9% 14% 3% 30% 660
Vermont 51% 11% 12% 2% 25% 175
Virginia 46% 12% 10% 3% 29% 298
Washington 41% 14% 15% 3% 26% 313
Wisconsin 46% 9% 12% 4% 29% 206

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 34% 66% 141
Arizona 26% 74% 221
California 24% 76% 1,616
Colorado 26% 74% 220
Connecticut 22% 78% 179
Delaware 32% 68% 115
District of Columbia 21% 79% 142
Florida 21% 79% 729
Georgia 31% 69% 231
Hawaii 23% 77% 141
Idaho 36% 64% 103
Illinois 24% 76% 472
Indiana 30% 70% 171
Kentucky 16% 84% 112
Louisiana 26% 74% 104
Maine 24% 76% 142
Maryland 26% 74% 254
Massachusetts 28% 72% 390
Michigan 27% 73% 321
Minnesota 26% 74% 211
Missouri 32% 68% 196
Montana 22% 78% 118
Nevada 24% 76% 135
New Hampshire 20% 80% 145
New Jersey 27% 73% 339
New Mexico 24% 76% 120
New York 23% 77% 847
North Carolina 24% 76% 288
North Dakota 24% 76% 100
Ohio 31% 69% 311
Oklahoma 20% 80% 100
Oregon 30% 70% 180
Pennsylvania 26% 74% 470
Rhode Island 21% 79% 133
Tennessee 31% 69% 129
Texas 34% 66% 660
Vermont 25% 75% 176
Virginia 26% 74% 297
Washington 22% 78% 314
Wisconsin 27% 73% 206

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say they…

State 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 = 0. 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.
Alaska 26% 35% 10% 1% 24% 4% 141
Arizona 25% 28% 11% < 1% 29% 6% 223
California 26% 26% 15% 1% 29% 4% 1,621
Colorado 25% 29% 16% 2% 23% 5% 221
Connecticut 32% 30% 8% < 1% 24% 6% 180
Delaware 29% 33% 17% < 1% 19% 2% 115
District of Columbia 21% 22% 15% < 1% 34% 8% 142
Florida 30% 28% 10% < 1% 27% 5% 731
Georgia 31% 26% 15% < 1% 23% 5% 232
Hawaii 37% 26% 11% 1% 21% 4% 141
Idaho 21% 27% 13% 1% 30% 9% 104
Illinois 29% 29% 13% < 1% 24% 5% 472
Indiana 25% 24% 12% < 1% 33% 6% 171
Kentucky 33% 22% 7% < 1% 31% 7% 112
Louisiana 28% 34% 7% < 1% 28% 4% 104
Maine 20% 33% 9% < 1% 33% 5% 142
Maryland 31% 25% 10% < 1% 28% 5% 255
Massachusetts 16% 30% 16% 1% 30% 7% 391
Michigan 24% 35% 10% < 1% 26% 5% 321
Minnesota 25% 34% 11% < 1% 23% 8% 211
Missouri 32% 33% 12% < 1% 21% 3% 196
Montana 28% 32% 16% < 1% 21% 3% 118
Nevada 28% 25% 12% 1% 29% 5% 137
New Hampshire 17% 31% 13% 1% 27% 10% 146
New Jersey 32% 30% 12% < 1% 22% 4% 341
New Mexico 23% 33% 9% < 1% 32% 3% 121
New York 28% 26% 13% 1% 27% 6% 847
North Carolina 33% 28% 8% < 1% 26% 5% 289
North Dakota 27% 36% 9% < 1% 23% 5% 100
Ohio 29% 30% 11% 2% 23% 5% 314
Oklahoma 36% 27% 8% < 1% 24% 5% 100
Oregon 22% 24% 15% < 1% 33% 6% 180
Pennsylvania 22% 35% 11% < 1% 26% 6% 471
Rhode Island 42% 20% 4% < 1% 23% 10% 133
Tennessee 37% 25% 16% 2% 18% 2% 129
Texas 34% 27% 12% 1% 23% 3% 663
Vermont 21% 28% 5% < 1% 37% 10% 176
Virginia 27% 29% 15% < 1% 25% 4% 298
Washington 20% 29% 16% < 1% 31% 4% 314
Wisconsin 20% 28% 15% 1% 32% 3% 206

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 12% 32% 23% 32% 1% 141
Arizona 13% 33% 26% 28% < 1% 223
California 14% 30% 25% 31% 1% 1,621
Colorado 12% 35% 24% 29% < 1% 221
Connecticut 14% 30% 30% 25% < 1% 180
Delaware 12% 35% 25% 27% 2% 115
District of Columbia 14% 19% 33% 34% < 1% 142
Florida 17% 31% 23% 28% 1% 731
Georgia 16% 31% 24% 28% 1% 232
Hawaii 22% 31% 24% 23% < 1% 141
Idaho 16% 22% 27% 35% < 1% 104
Illinois 17% 30% 25% 27% < 1% 472
Indiana 12% 28% 27% 31% 2% 171
Kentucky 21% 33% 23% 23% < 1% 112
Louisiana 25% 35% 14% 26% < 1% 104
Maine 8% 28% 27% 37% < 1% 142
Maryland 21% 25% 25% 29% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 14% 25% 26% 35% 1% 391
Michigan 14% 30% 25% 29% 2% 321
Minnesota 15% 29% 25% 29% 2% 211
Missouri 18% 33% 24% 25% < 1% 196
Montana 12% 25% 24% 38% < 1% 118
Nevada 12% 33% 18% 34% 3% 137
New Hampshire 11% 26% 37% 26% < 1% 146
New Jersey 17% 36% 24% 23% 1% 341
New Mexico 23% 27% 14% 36% < 1% 121
New York 16% 31% 21% 30% 2% 847
North Carolina 20% 30% 24% 26% < 1% 289
North Dakota 14% 29% 31% 27% < 1% 100
Ohio 20% 28% 21% 31% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 31% 27% 13% 28% 1% 100
Oregon 15% 23% 22% 40% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 13% 35% 23% 27% 1% 471
Rhode Island 25% 29% 17% 29% < 1% 133
Tennessee 22% 33% 19% 25% < 1% 129
Texas 21% 34% 18% 26% 1% 663
Vermont 10% 25% 28% 36% 1% 176
Virginia 16% 31% 27% 25% < 1% 298
Washington 13% 19% 31% 37% 1% 314
Wisconsin 12% 31% 25% 32% < 1% 206

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 14% 30% 56% < 1% 141
Arizona 9% 35% 56% < 1% 223
California 8% 34% 58% < 1% 1,621
Colorado 6% 26% 68% < 1% 221
Connecticut 10% 36% 54% < 1% 180
Delaware 9% 27% 62% 1% 115
District of Columbia 5% 35% 60% < 1% 142
Florida 8% 32% 59% 1% 731
Georgia 6% 33% 62% < 1% 232
Hawaii 10% 39% 52% < 1% 141
Idaho 4% 19% 75% 2% 104
Illinois 10% 36% 54% < 1% 472
Indiana 7% 29% 61% 4% 171
Kentucky 7% 30% 63% < 1% 112
Louisiana 14% 31% 55% < 1% 104
Maine 7% 27% 66% < 1% 142
Maryland 8% 32% 59% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 8% 26% 66% < 1% 391
Michigan 8% 31% 60% < 1% 321
Minnesota 9% 39% 52% < 1% 211
Missouri 12% 34% 53% 1% 196
Montana 5% 29% 67% < 1% 118
Nevada 7% 34% 59% < 1% 137
New Hampshire 6% 26% 67% < 1% 146
New Jersey 12% 38% 50% 1% 341
New Mexico 13% 29% 59% < 1% 121
New York 9% 32% 58% < 1% 847
North Carolina 8% 36% 56% < 1% 289
North Dakota 10% 28% 62% < 1% 100
Ohio 11% 35% 53% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 26% 25% 49% < 1% 100
Oregon 8% 31% 61% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 7% 38% 55% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 13% 27% 60% < 1% 133
Tennessee 13% 31% 56% < 1% 129
Texas 13% 36% 51% 1% 663
Vermont 7% 28% 65% < 1% 176
Virginia 9% 37% 53% < 1% 298
Washington 7% 28% 64% 1% 314
Wisconsin 5% 34% 61% < 1% 206

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 26% 17% 3% 53% < 1% 141
Arizona 22% 23% 4% 51% < 1% 223
California 24% 13% 9% 54% < 1% 1,621
Colorado 19% 16% 7% 57% 1% 221
Connecticut 26% 13% 12% 48% < 1% 180
Delaware 15% 19% 11% 55% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 18% 18% 8% 53% 2% 142
Florida 28% 12% 8% 51% 1% 731
Georgia 26% 16% 7% 51% < 1% 232
Hawaii 29% 16% 3% 50% 2% 141
Idaho 15% 10% 4% 70% < 1% 104
Illinois 23% 16% 10% 51% < 1% 472
Indiana 19% 16% 7% 56% 1% 171
Kentucky 29% 10% 8% 53% < 1% 112
Louisiana 29% 20% 2% 48% 1% 104
Maine 13% 14% 7% 65% < 1% 142
Maryland 24% 18% 4% 54% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 19% 8% 6% 65% 1% 391
Michigan 23% 14% 8% 55% < 1% 321
Minnesota 22% 11% 6% 60% < 1% 211
Missouri 29% 16% 10% 45% < 1% 196
Montana 25% 18% 3% 53% < 1% 118
Nevada 20% 12% 5% 62% < 1% 137
New Hampshire 20% 14% 11% 54% < 1% 146
New Jersey 27% 16% 8% 47% 2% 341
New Mexico 16% 16% 3% 65% 1% 121
New York 23% 15% 9% 53% < 1% 847
North Carolina 30% 15% 7% 47% 1% 289
North Dakota 15% 18% 17% 49% 1% 100
Ohio 29% 14% 8% 48% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 37% 18% 2% 43% < 1% 100
Oregon 17% 8% 10% 65% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 24% 17% 9% 50% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 30% 18% 8% 44% < 1% 133
Tennessee 27% 26% 7% 39% 1% 129
Texas 31% 16% 8% 44% 1% 663
Vermont 16% 8% 13% 63% < 1% 176
Virginia 18% 18% 11% 52% 1% 298
Washington 16% 12% 8% 62% 1% 314
Wisconsin 21% 15% 6% 56% 2% 206

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 141
Arizona 7% 4% 6% 83% < 1% 223
California 5% 4% 6% 86% < 1% 1,621
Colorado 3% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 221
Connecticut 6% 3% 6% 85% < 1% 180
Delaware 1% 5% 6% 89% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 4% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 142
Florida 4% 2% 4% 89% < 1% 731
Georgia 1% 7% 3% 90% < 1% 232
Hawaii 7% 2% 9% 82% < 1% 141
Idaho 3% 2% 7% 86% 3% 104
Illinois 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 472
Indiana 5% 3% 2% 88% 1% 171
Kentucky 3% 4% 3% 90% < 1% 112
Louisiana 5% 4% 3% 87% 1% 104
Maine 2% 2% 1% 95% < 1% 142
Maryland 6% 4% 3% 86% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 4% 5% 3% 88% < 1% 391
Michigan 3% 4% 3% 89% 1% 321
Minnesota 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 211
Missouri 6% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 196
Montana 4% < 1% 5% 90% < 1% 118
Nevada 4% 4% 4% 88% < 1% 137
New Hampshire 4% 1% 2% 93% < 1% 146
New Jersey 5% 5% 7% 83% 1% 341
New Mexico 6% 3% 5% 85% < 1% 121
New York 4% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 847
North Carolina 7% 5% 3% 85% < 1% 289
North Dakota 3% < 1% 5% 92% < 1% 100
Ohio 7% 3% 6% 85% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 21% 9% 9% 61% < 1% 100
Oregon 6% 2% 4% 87% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 3% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 3% 1% 5% 90% < 1% 133
Tennessee 5% 3% 7% 85% < 1% 129
Texas 7% 6% 6% 80% 1% 663
Vermont 5% 6% 2% 86% < 1% 176
Virginia 3% 2% 6% 89% < 1% 298
Washington 5% 2% 4% 88% 1% 314
Wisconsin 1% 4% 2% 91% 1% 206

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 36% 10% 6% 48% < 1% 141
Arizona 31% 7% 2% 57% 3% 223
California 30% 11% 5% 52% 1% 1,621
Colorado 28% 12% 4% 55% 1% 221
Connecticut 28% 15% 4% 51% 1% 180
Delaware 18% 13% 7% 61% 1% 115
District of Columbia 21% 5% 6% 68% < 1% 142
Florida 29% 10% 4% 56% 1% 731
Georgia 31% 10% 12% 47% < 1% 232
Hawaii 30% 15% 13% 42% < 1% 141
Idaho 28% 8% 10% 54% < 1% 104
Illinois 32% 9% 4% 54% < 1% 472
Indiana 25% 8% 4% 62% < 1% 171
Kentucky 23% 11% 2% 61% 2% 112
Louisiana 25% 11% 8% 55% 1% 104
Maine 30% 7% 8% 54% < 1% 142
Maryland 30% 10% 6% 50% 4% 255
Massachusetts 25% 9% 5% 61% < 1% 391
Michigan 25% 7% 4% 62% 1% 321
Minnesota 26% 12% 5% 56% < 1% 211
Missouri 31% 9% 4% 55% < 1% 196
Montana 24% 11% 8% 58% < 1% 118
Nevada 31% 11% 9% 46% 2% 137
New Hampshire 28% 18% 4% 49% 1% 146
New Jersey 29% 11% 5% 55% 1% 341
New Mexico 36% 17% 1% 46% < 1% 121
New York 32% 10% 7% 49% 1% 847
North Carolina 26% 11% 6% 57% < 1% 289
North Dakota 15% 5% 3% 75% 3% 100
Ohio 32% 7% 4% 56% 1% 314
Oklahoma 45% 4% 1% 45% 4% 100
Oregon 32% 13% 6% 47% 2% 180
Pennsylvania 25% 9% 7% 59% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 31% 8% 6% 55% < 1% 133
Tennessee 34% 10% 5% 50% 1% 129
Texas 35% 9% 6% 49% 1% 663
Vermont 27% 10% 8% 55% < 1% 176
Virginia 26% 16% 7% 50% 1% 298
Washington 28% 10% 5% 57% < 1% 314
Wisconsin 23% 9% 5% 62% < 1% 206

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 48% 16% 9% 25% 2% 141
Arizona 38% 12% 13% 33% 3% 223
California 45% 17% 13% 25% 1% 1,621
Colorado 47% 15% 15% 21% 1% 221
Connecticut 42% 20% 13% 23% 2% 180
Delaware 38% 14% 14% 34% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 34% 19% 18% 26% 3% 142
Florida 45% 14% 11% 28% 2% 731
Georgia 39% 23% 17% 21% < 1% 232
Hawaii 50% 17% 10% 23% 1% 141
Idaho 41% 15% 14% 29% < 1% 104
Illinois 42% 18% 11% 28% < 1% 472
Indiana 37% 25% 8% 27% 2% 171
Kentucky 36% 26% 9% 28% < 1% 112
Louisiana 29% 17% 10% 40% 4% 104
Maine 38% 16% 9% 36% 1% 142
Maryland 44% 18% 13% 23% 1% 255
Massachusetts 36% 17% 12% 33% 2% 391
Michigan 39% 19% 8% 32% 1% 321
Minnesota 45% 20% 13% 21% 2% 211
Missouri 39% 15% 12% 32% 1% 196
Montana 41% 27% 12% 19% 2% 118
Nevada 42% 18% 15% 25% 1% 137
New Hampshire 36% 15% 20% 29% < 1% 146
New Jersey 45% 15% 11% 26% 2% 341
New Mexico 46% 17% 13% 22% 1% 121
New York 38% 18% 12% 30% 2% 847
North Carolina 47% 17% 10% 25% 1% 289
North Dakota 39% 19% 9% 32% 2% 100
Ohio 42% 17% 12% 28% 1% 314
Oklahoma 46% 20% 7% 26% 2% 100
Oregon 45% 19% 10% 27% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 42% 15% 11% 30% 1% 471
Rhode Island 41% 18% 14% 26% 1% 133
Tennessee 47% 16% 9% 24% 3% 129
Texas 46% 14% 11% 27% 2% 663
Vermont 41% 16% 14% 28% < 1% 176
Virginia 38% 19% 12% 29% 3% 298
Washington 39% 16% 15% 31% < 1% 314
Wisconsin 36% 19% 12% 33% < 1% 206

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 54% 15% 17% 14% 1% 141
Arizona 52% 15% 12% 18% 2% 223
California 48% 16% 16% 18% 1% 1,621
Colorado 50% 17% 13% 18% 2% 221
Connecticut 40% 18% 14% 27% 1% 180
Delaware 33% 26% 17% 24% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 41% 18% 21% 19% 1% 142
Florida 45% 16% 15% 23% 1% 731
Georgia 55% 17% 10% 17% < 1% 232
Hawaii 43% 22% 12% 22% 1% 141
Idaho 54% 8% 8% 30% < 1% 104
Illinois 48% 14% 17% 20% 1% 472
Indiana 51% 16% 11% 22% < 1% 171
Kentucky 50% 15% 6% 29% 1% 112
Louisiana 52% 10% 11% 26% 1% 104
Maine 41% 14% 18% 27% 1% 142
Maryland 44% 14% 19% 23% 1% 255
Massachusetts 48% 19% 11% 22% < 1% 391
Michigan 41% 17% 15% 26% 1% 321
Minnesota 47% 22% 10% 21% < 1% 211
Missouri 43% 22% 9% 25% 2% 196
Montana 46% 17% 14% 22% 1% 118
Nevada 52% 21% 12% 15% < 1% 137
New Hampshire 48% 20% 8% 24% < 1% 146
New Jersey 41% 16% 20% 22% < 1% 341
New Mexico 46% 20% 9% 24% < 1% 121
New York 50% 17% 13% 19% 1% 847
North Carolina 46% 18% 15% 20% < 1% 289
North Dakota 35% 13% 16% 34% 2% 100
Ohio 48% 17% 11% 24% 1% 314
Oklahoma 50% 11% 9% 29% < 1% 100
Oregon 59% 16% 9% 17% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 45% 18% 15% 22% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 46% 18% 14% 22% 1% 133
Tennessee 49% 20% 11% 20% < 1% 129
Texas 52% 16% 12% 19% 1% 663
Vermont 51% 19% 13% 17% < 1% 176
Virginia 48% 17% 17% 17% < 1% 298
Washington 47% 18% 15% 20% < 1% 314
Wisconsin 38% 24% 16% 23% < 1% 206

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 5% 11% 57% 21% 5% 141
Arizona 4% 16% 60% 18% 3% 223
California 7% 22% 52% 18% 2% 1,621
Colorado 5% 27% 53% 15% < 1% 221
Connecticut 3% 16% 60% 19% 2% 180
Delaware 8% 13% 66% 12% 2% 115
District of Columbia 6% 26% 40% 24% 3% 142
Florida 5% 16% 63% 14% 2% 731
Georgia 6% 19% 57% 16% 2% 232
Hawaii 8% 16% 64% 11% 1% 141
Idaho 2% 15% 70% 13% 1% 104
Illinois 5% 21% 54% 18% 2% 472
Indiana 5% 14% 59% 19% 2% 171
Kentucky 5% 24% 59% 11% 2% 112
Louisiana 10% 18% 53% 17% 2% 104
Maine 3% 16% 65% 15% 1% 142
Maryland 6% 14% 56% 22% 1% 255
Massachusetts 4% 15% 58% 21% 2% 391
Michigan 7% 14% 64% 13% 2% 321
Minnesota 3% 20% 60% 14% 2% 211
Missouri 10% 19% 56% 13% 2% 196
Montana 1% 16% 67% 15% 1% 118
Nevada 6% 17% 64% 13% 1% 137
New Hampshire 5% 13% 63% 17% 2% 146
New Jersey 7% 16% 61% 14% 2% 341
New Mexico 6% 15% 49% 25% 5% 121
New York 6% 21% 57% 14% 2% 847
North Carolina 7% 15% 59% 18% 1% 289
North Dakota 4% 12% 59% 23% 1% 100
Ohio 6% 19% 61% 13% 2% 314
Oklahoma 12% 17% 57% 12% 1% 100
Oregon 2% 22% 51% 24% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 9% 14% 57% 20% 1% 471
Rhode Island 7% 15% 65% 11% 2% 133
Tennessee 9% 19% 62% 9% 1% 129
Texas 7% 18% 55% 18% 3% 663
Vermont 2% 21% 59% 17% 1% 176
Virginia 6% 22% 54% 15% 3% 298
Washington 5% 18% 56% 20% 1% 314
Wisconsin 8% 20% 57% 15% 1% 206

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say…

State 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 = 0. 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.
Alaska 25% 70% 1% 4% 141
Arizona 22% 72% 3% 3% 223
California 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,621
Colorado 22% 77% 1% 1% 221
Connecticut 22% 77% 1% < 1% 180
Delaware 15% 84% 1% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 11% 87% < 1% 1% 142
Florida 20% 78% 1% < 1% 731
Georgia 21% 79% < 1% < 1% 232
Hawaii 15% 84% < 1% 1% 141
Idaho 23% 76% 1% < 1% 104
Illinois 17% 81% 1% 2% 472
Indiana 21% 77% 1% 1% 171
Kentucky 17% 80% 3% < 1% 112
Louisiana 18% 76% 3% 3% 104
Maine 18% 81% 1% < 1% 142
Maryland 17% 82% 1% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 21% 77% 1% 1% 391
Michigan 25% 74% 1% < 1% 321
Minnesota 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 211
Missouri 22% 74% 3% < 1% 196
Montana 27% 72% 1% < 1% 118
Nevada 19% 78% 2% 1% 137
New Hampshire 22% 76% 1% < 1% 146
New Jersey 22% 77% 1% < 1% 341
New Mexico 20% 74% 4% 2% 121
New York 16% 82% 1% 1% 847
North Carolina 23% 77% 1% < 1% 289
North Dakota 16% 83% < 1% 1% 100
Ohio 24% 75% 1% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 20% 77% 2% 1% 100
Oregon 14% 85% < 1% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 21% 78% 1% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 22% 72% 5% 2% 133
Tennessee 22% 77% 1% < 1% 129
Texas 22% 76% 1% 1% 663
Vermont 18% 80% 1% 1% 176
Virginia 22% 75% 2% 1% 298
Washington 18% 81% 1% < 1% 314
Wisconsin 22% 77% 1% < 1% 206

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 11% 6% 9% 74% < 1% 141
Arizona 8% 7% 7% 75% 3% 223
California 8% 6% 9% 77% < 1% 1,621
Colorado 6% 7% 10% 77% < 1% 221
Connecticut 8% 6% 8% 79% < 1% 180
Delaware 5% 2% 6% 88% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 3% 9% 6% 83% < 1% 142
Florida 9% 7% 9% 75% < 1% 731
Georgia 10% 9% 6% 75% < 1% 232
Hawaii 8% 5% 10% 77% < 1% 141
Idaho 8% 5% 8% 76% 3% 104
Illinois 9% 7% 7% 76% 1% 472
Indiana 8% 4% 7% 80% 1% 171
Kentucky 12% 3% 9% 76% < 1% 112
Louisiana 13% 10% 7% 68% 1% 104
Maine 3% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 142
Maryland 11% 6% 6% 77% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 2% 6% 6% 84% 1% 391
Michigan 7% 8% 9% 76% < 1% 321
Minnesota 5% 6% 7% 82% < 1% 211
Missouri 12% 5% 8% 75% < 1% 196
Montana 8% 5% 8% 80% < 1% 118
Nevada 7% 7% 7% 79% < 1% 137
New Hampshire 4% 4% 8% 83% 1% 146
New Jersey 9% 5% 8% 79% < 1% 341
New Mexico 11% 9% 7% 72% < 1% 121
New York 8% 5% 8% 78% 1% 847
North Carolina 11% 8% 12% 69% < 1% 289
North Dakota 2% 6% 8% 84% < 1% 100
Ohio 8% 7% 6% 79% < 1% 314
Oklahoma 21% 13% 8% 57% < 1% 100
Oregon 5% 9% 9% 77% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 6% 3% 8% 83% < 1% 471
Rhode Island 4% 3% 11% 83% < 1% 133
Tennessee 13% 9% 5% 74% < 1% 129
Texas 12% 7% 9% 71% < 1% 663
Vermont 8% 4% 6% 82% < 1% 176
Virginia 8% 6% 8% 77% < 1% 298
Washington 6% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 314
Wisconsin 8% 5% 5% 82% < 1% 206

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 36% 56% 8% 141
Arizona 42% 48% 10% 223
California 35% 56% 9% 1,621
Colorado 33% 57% 10% 221
Connecticut 45% 47% 8% 180
Delaware 51% 41% 8% 115
District of Columbia 33% 59% 8% 142
Florida 41% 49% 10% 731
Georgia 40% 53% 7% 232
Hawaii 38% 45% 17% 141
Idaho 33% 59% 8% 104
Illinois 42% 49% 9% 472
Indiana 49% 43% 8% 171
Kentucky 48% 43% 9% 112
Louisiana 44% 42% 13% 104
Maine 35% 57% 7% 142
Maryland 37% 58% 6% 255
Massachusetts 31% 56% 13% 391
Michigan 46% 43% 11% 321
Minnesota 50% 44% 7% 211
Missouri 54% 40% 6% 196
Montana 39% 56% 5% 118
Nevada 37% 48% 15% 137
New Hampshire 36% 50% 14% 146
New Jersey 44% 47% 9% 341
New Mexico 32% 61% 7% 121
New York 41% 51% 7% 847
North Carolina 45% 45% 9% 289
North Dakota 53% 38% 9% 100
Ohio 46% 47% 8% 314
Oklahoma 47% 46% 6% 100
Oregon 26% 64% 10% 180
Pennsylvania 46% 47% 7% 471
Rhode Island 42% 48% 10% 133
Tennessee 47% 47% 6% 129
Texas 44% 45% 11% 663
Vermont 31% 62% 7% 176
Virginia 44% 46% 10% 298
Washington 27% 62% 11% 314
Wisconsin 42% 49% 8% 206

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 25% 70% 5% 141
Arizona 27% 65% 8% 223
California 24% 70% 6% 1,621
Colorado 19% 71% 10% 221
Connecticut 27% 65% 8% 180
Delaware 30% 59% 11% 115
District of Columbia 14% 81% 5% 142
Florida 28% 65% 7% 731
Georgia 24% 69% 6% 232
Hawaii 28% 59% 12% 141
Idaho 25% 70% 5% 104
Illinois 23% 68% 10% 472
Indiana 33% 61% 5% 171
Kentucky 34% 55% 11% 112
Louisiana 33% 58% 9% 104
Maine 18% 68% 15% 142
Maryland 22% 72% 6% 255
Massachusetts 16% 73% 11% 391
Michigan 31% 60% 9% 321
Minnesota 29% 63% 9% 211
Missouri 35% 57% 8% 196
Montana 27% 66% 7% 118
Nevada 26% 60% 14% 137
New Hampshire 25% 64% 11% 146
New Jersey 32% 62% 7% 341
New Mexico 17% 73% 10% 121
New York 28% 66% 7% 847
North Carolina 31% 63% 6% 289
North Dakota 37% 58% 5% 100
Ohio 28% 63% 9% 314
Oklahoma 34% 58% 8% 100
Oregon 12% 79% 9% 180
Pennsylvania 28% 67% 5% 471
Rhode Island 27% 64% 9% 133
Tennessee 37% 56% 7% 129
Texas 30% 61% 9% 663
Vermont 18% 74% 8% 176
Virginia 28% 66% 7% 298
Washington 15% 78% 7% 314
Wisconsin 27% 65% 8% 206

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 27% 25% 48% 141
Arizona 24% 19% 57% 223
California 23% 16% 61% 1,621
Colorado 24% 19% 57% 221
Connecticut 28% 20% 51% 180
Delaware 18% 17% 65% 115
District of Columbia 7% 8% 84% 142
Florida 31% 18% 52% 731
Georgia 26% 22% 52% 232
Hawaii 19% 19% 62% 141
Idaho 29% 23% 48% 104
Illinois 19% 19% 61% 472
Indiana 28% 20% 52% 171
Kentucky 37% 10% 53% 112
Louisiana 34% 23% 43% 104
Maine 23% 11% 66% 142
Maryland 23% 12% 64% 255
Massachusetts 25% 17% 59% 391
Michigan 23% 18% 59% 321
Minnesota 24% 17% 59% 211
Missouri 28% 21% 51% 196
Montana 31% 16% 53% 118
Nevada 27% 23% 50% 137
New Hampshire 24% 14% 62% 146
New Jersey 26% 15% 60% 341
New Mexico 20% 12% 68% 121
New York 20% 17% 63% 847
North Carolina 24% 18% 58% 289
North Dakota 35% 15% 50% 100
Ohio 30% 19% 51% 314
Oklahoma 30% 14% 56% 100
Oregon 16% 15% 69% 180
Pennsylvania 25% 16% 59% 471
Rhode Island 30% 15% 54% 133
Tennessee 25% 20% 55% 129
Texas 29% 22% 48% 663
Vermont 21% 7% 72% 176
Virginia 33% 18% 49% 298
Washington 18% 19% 64% 314
Wisconsin 19% 12% 69% 206

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 23% 38% 35% 3% 141
Arizona 21% 34% 36% 8% 223
California 16% 36% 43% 5% 1,621
Colorado 15% 41% 41% 4% 221
Connecticut 27% 36% 32% 5% 180
Delaware 8% 45% 36% 10% 115
District of Columbia 3% 30% 65% 2% 142
Florida 21% 36% 36% 7% 731
Georgia 19% 37% 39% 5% 232
Hawaii 22% 41% 32% 4% 141
Idaho 28% 35% 34% 3% 104
Illinois 20% 33% 43% 4% 472
Indiana 20% 36% 34% 10% 171
Kentucky 21% 28% 49% 3% 112
Louisiana 32% 36% 27% 5% 104
Maine 21% 35% 43% 1% 142
Maryland 13% 36% 42% 9% 255
Massachusetts 15% 34% 47% 4% 391
Michigan 17% 42% 35% 6% 321
Minnesota 12% 36% 44% 8% 211
Missouri 19% 44% 29% 8% 196
Montana 23% 39% 32% 5% 118
Nevada 22% 40% 33% 5% 137
New Hampshire 14% 45% 38% 3% 146
New Jersey 15% 34% 43% 7% 341
New Mexico 20% 41% 38% 1% 121
New York 15% 35% 47% 3% 847
North Carolina 18% 35% 43% 4% 289
North Dakota 27% 39% 33% 2% 100
Ohio 24% 38% 33% 5% 314
Oklahoma 17% 41% 37% 4% 100
Oregon 15% 35% 45% 4% 180
Pennsylvania 20% 37% 39% 5% 471
Rhode Island 16% 35% 47% 1% 133
Tennessee 25% 26% 43% 7% 129
Texas 20% 41% 33% 5% 663
Vermont 10% 36% 51% 2% 176
Virginia 17% 47% 32% 5% 298
Washington 10% 31% 51% 8% 314
Wisconsin 23% 39% 37% 1% 206

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 43% 53% 3% 1% 141
Arizona 55% 40% 3% 2% 223
California 45% 47% 4% 3% 1,621
Colorado 47% 46% 4% 3% 221
Connecticut 50% 43% 4% 3% 180
Delaware 54% 41% 4% 1% 115
District of Columbia 18% 79% 3% < 1% 142
Florida 45% 47% 3% 4% 731
Georgia 49% 42% 5% 5% 232
Hawaii 50% 45% 4% 1% 141
Idaho 59% 33% 5% 2% 104
Illinois 48% 43% 5% 4% 472
Indiana 52% 40% 3% 5% 171
Kentucky 50% 41% 6% 3% 112
Louisiana 60% 35% 1% 4% 104
Maine 52% 40% 3% 5% 142
Maryland 44% 49% 1% 6% 255
Massachusetts 49% 47% 1% 3% 391
Michigan 55% 39% 3% 4% 321
Minnesota 48% 47% 3% 2% 211
Missouri 57% 38% 2% 3% 196
Montana 64% 28% < 1% 8% 118
Nevada 63% 30% 5% 3% 137
New Hampshire 58% 39% 1% 2% 146
New Jersey 50% 41% 4% 5% 341
New Mexico 40% 56% 3% 1% 121
New York 40% 54% 3% 3% 847
North Carolina 47% 49% 3% 1% 289
North Dakota 57% 39% 3% 1% 100
Ohio 58% 35% 4% 3% 314
Oklahoma 56% 38% 3% 3% 100
Oregon 45% 50% 2% 3% 180
Pennsylvania 50% 43% 3% 4% 471
Rhode Island 50% 43% 5% 2% 133
Tennessee 49% 47% 1% 3% 129
Texas 52% 40% 4% 4% 663
Vermont 39% 53% 5% 4% 176
Virginia 53% 41% 4% 2% 298
Washington 42% 50% 3% 5% 314
Wisconsin 49% 47% 2% 2% 206

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 35% 58% 6% 1% 141
Arizona 39% 54% 5% 2% 223
California 31% 63% 4% 2% 1,621
Colorado 36% 60% 3% 1% 221
Connecticut 43% 52% 4% 1% 180
Delaware 32% 63% 3% 2% 115
District of Columbia 15% 83% 1% 1% 142
Florida 41% 55% 2% 1% 731
Georgia 36% 55% 7% 2% 232
Hawaii 36% 55% 7% 2% 141
Idaho 39% 59% 2% < 1% 104
Illinois 32% 64% 2% 2% 472
Indiana 48% 46% 4% 2% 171
Kentucky 37% 54% 8% 1% 112
Louisiana 45% 48% 7% 1% 104
Maine 32% 63% 2% 2% 142
Maryland 30% 64% 5% 1% 255
Massachusetts 35% 63% 1% < 1% 391
Michigan 39% 57% 2% 2% 321
Minnesota 30% 66% 2% 2% 211
Missouri 38% 56% 4% 2% 196
Montana 42% 56% 2% 1% 118
Nevada 41% 54% 4% 1% 137
New Hampshire 29% 66% 2% 3% 146
New Jersey 36% 58% 4% 2% 341
New Mexico 30% 63% 2% 5% 121
New York 31% 64% 4% 1% 847
North Carolina 38% 60% 2% < 1% 289
North Dakota 47% 49% 2% 1% 100
Ohio 41% 53% 5% 2% 314
Oklahoma 33% 60% 5% 2% 100
Oregon 24% 74% 2% < 1% 180
Pennsylvania 41% 55% 2% 2% 471
Rhode Island 31% 63% 2% 4% 133
Tennessee 40% 57% 1% 3% 129
Texas 42% 54% 3% 2% 663
Vermont 18% 79% 1% 2% 176
Virginia 41% 53% 3% 3% 298
Washington 26% 71% 2% 1% 314
Wisconsin 30% 66% 2% 2% 206

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 84% 13% 3% 141
Arizona 76% 22% 2% 223
California 81% 16% 3% 1,621
Colorado 88% 10% 2% 221
Connecticut 77% 19% 4% 180
Delaware 83% 16% 2% 115
District of Columbia 92% 8% < 1% 142
Florida 78% 19% 3% 731
Georgia 77% 21% 2% 232
Hawaii 88% 9% 3% 141
Idaho 76% 19% 5% 104
Illinois 82% 16% 2% 472
Indiana 69% 25% 7% 171
Kentucky 61% 32% 6% 112
Louisiana 75% 22% 2% 104
Maine 85% 14% 1% 142
Maryland 79% 20% 1% 255
Massachusetts 87% 12% 2% 391
Michigan 79% 19% 3% 321
Minnesota 76% 21% 3% 211
Missouri 70% 26% 4% 196
Montana 81% 16% 3% 118
Nevada 81% 18% 1% 137
New Hampshire 79% 19% 2% 146
New Jersey 79% 18% 3% 341
New Mexico 79% 16% 5% 121
New York 80% 18% 2% 847
North Carolina 76% 20% 5% 289
North Dakota 64% 33% 4% 100
Ohio 75% 22% 3% 314
Oklahoma 73% 23% 4% 100
Oregon 87% 11% 2% 180
Pennsylvania 78% 18% 4% 471
Rhode Island 86% 11% 2% 133
Tennessee 67% 31% 2% 129
Texas 72% 24% 4% 663
Vermont 87% 12% 1% 176
Virginia 79% 18% 2% 298
Washington 87% 11% 2% 314
Wisconsin 78% 18% 3% 206

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 82% 12% 6% < 1% 141
Arizona 88% 7% 2% 3% 223
California 87% 9% 2% 2% 1,621
Colorado 89% 7% 4% < 1% 221
Connecticut 85% 13% 1% 1% 180
Delaware 92% 8% < 1% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 94% 3% 3% < 1% 142
Florida 84% 11% 2% 3% 731
Georgia 89% 8% 1% 2% 232
Hawaii 77% 17% 2% 4% 141
Idaho 80% 9% 6% 6% 104
Illinois 86% 10% 3% 1% 472
Indiana 81% 11% 4% 4% 171
Kentucky 71% 18% 8% 3% 112
Louisiana 81% 15% 4% < 1% 104
Maine 85% 13% 1% 1% 142
Maryland 88% 7% 4% 1% 255
Massachusetts 95% 4% < 1% 1% 391
Michigan 86% 11% 1% 1% 321
Minnesota 86% 12% 1% < 1% 211
Missouri 82% 12% 5% 1% 196
Montana 85% 10% 2% 2% 118
Nevada 83% 13% 2% 3% 137
New Hampshire 87% 9% 3% 1% 146
New Jersey 88% 8% 2% 2% 341
New Mexico 91% 5% 2% 1% 121
New York 86% 9% 3% 2% 847
North Carolina 82% 14% 3% 1% 289
North Dakota 76% 16% 6% 2% 100
Ohio 83% 10% 2% 4% 314
Oklahoma 73% 21% 2% 4% 100
Oregon 88% 7% 4% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 90% 8% 2% 1% 471
Rhode Island 91% 6% 3% < 1% 133
Tennessee 85% 15% < 1% < 1% 129
Texas 82% 12% 3% 2% 663
Vermont 97% 1% 2% < 1% 176
Virginia 90% 8% 2% < 1% 298
Washington 92% 7% < 1% 1% 314
Wisconsin 89% 9% 1% < 1% 206

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Alaska 80% 17% 3% 141
Arizona 85% 10% 5% 223
California 83% 13% 4% 1,621
Colorado 90% 8% 2% 221
Connecticut 83% 15% 2% 180
Delaware 91% 8% 2% 115
District of Columbia 94% 3% 3% 142
Florida 77% 15% 8% 731
Georgia 84% 11% 5% 232
Hawaii 74% 16% 9% 141
Idaho 80% 12% 8% 104
Illinois 84% 12% 5% 472
Indiana 72% 15% 13% 171
Kentucky 72% 24% 4% 112
Louisiana 79% 17% 4% 104
Maine 83% 13% 4% 142
Maryland 86% 9% 4% 255
Massachusetts 88% 9% 3% 391
Michigan 80% 14% 6% 321
Minnesota 83% 15% 3% 211
Missouri 76% 18% 6% 196
Montana 76% 19% 5% 118
Nevada 74% 19% 7% 137
New Hampshire 85% 13% 3% 146
New Jersey 82% 14% 4% 341
New Mexico 77% 15% 8% 121
New York 82% 13% 5% 847
North Carolina 79% 16% 5% 289
North Dakota 71% 23% 6% 100
Ohio 76% 20% 5% 314
Oklahoma 71% 20% 9% 100
Oregon 84% 13% 4% 180
Pennsylvania 83% 11% 5% 471
Rhode Island 89% 9% 2% 133
Tennessee 79% 16% 5% 129
Texas 77% 17% 6% 663
Vermont 95% 4% 1% 176
Virginia 82% 12% 7% 298
Washington 88% 8% 4% 314
Wisconsin 83% 12% 5% 206

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say…

State 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 = 0. 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.
Alaska 22% 75% 2% 1% 141
Arizona 27% 68% 2% 2% 223
California 24% 72% 2% 2% 1,621
Colorado 27% 69% 2% 2% 221
Connecticut 29% 67% < 1% 4% 180
Delaware 26% 65% 6% 3% 115
District of Columbia 10% 86% 2% 2% 142
Florida 26% 70% 2% 3% 731
Georgia 21% 75% 3% 1% 232
Hawaii 22% 75% 1% 3% 141
Idaho 32% 65% 3% < 1% 104
Illinois 25% 71% 2% 2% 472
Indiana 30% 68% 2% 1% 171
Kentucky 26% 65% 7% 2% 112
Louisiana 28% 71% < 1% 2% 104
Maine 23% 72% 2% 2% 142
Maryland 20% 76% 1% 3% 255
Massachusetts 25% 70% 1% 4% 391
Michigan 27% 68% 1% 3% 321
Minnesota 25% 71% 2% 2% 211
Missouri 36% 59% 3% 1% 196
Montana 39% 59% 2% < 1% 118
Nevada 29% 66% 4% 1% 137
New Hampshire 24% 76% 1% < 1% 146
New Jersey 24% 73% 3% < 1% 341
New Mexico 29% 70% 1% 1% 121
New York 23% 74% 2% 1% 847
North Carolina 34% 64% 2% < 1% 289
North Dakota 38% 61% < 1% 1% 100
Ohio 33% 64% 1% 2% 314
Oklahoma 37% 53% 6% 3% 100
Oregon 20% 74% 2% 4% 180
Pennsylvania 25% 72% 1% 1% 471
Rhode Island 16% 76% 1% 7% 133
Tennessee 32% 65% 3% 1% 129
Texas 29% 66% 2% 3% 663
Vermont 13% 86% < 1% 1% 176
Virginia 26% 71% 2% 1% 298
Washington 19% 78% 2% 1% 314
Wisconsin 24% 74% 1% 1% 206

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by state

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say humans…

State 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
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Alaska 61% 21% 5% 9% 4% 141
Arizona 69% 14% 4% 10% 3% 223
California 68% 13% 5% 12% 2% 1,621
Colorado 67% 20% 3% 9% 2% 221
Connecticut 62% 14% 6% 17% 1% 180
Delaware 74% 14% 5% 8% < 1% 115
District of Columbia 75% 11% 6% 6% 2% 142
Florida 62% 18% 4% 13% 2% 731
Georgia 64% 18% 4% 12% 3% 232
Hawaii 61% 18% 8% 13% 1% 141
Idaho 54% 26% 8% 9% 3% 104
Illinois 67% 16% 3% 12% 2% 472
Indiana 65% 18% 5% 9% 4% 171
Kentucky 58% 22% 3% 15% 1% 112
Louisiana 59% 24% 3% 13% 1% 104
Maine 78% 8% 4% 10% < 1% 142
Maryland 69% 19% 2% 9% < 1% 255
Massachusetts 72% 12% 6% 8% 2% 391
Michigan 65% 17% 4% 11% 2% 321
Minnesota 63% 20% 5% 12% < 1% 211
Missouri 66% 19% 4% 10% 1% 196
Montana 67% 21% 3% 9% < 1% 118
Nevada 64% 13% 9% 14% 1% 137
New Hampshire 71% 15% 1% 11% 1% 146
New Jersey 62% 18% 6% 11% 3% 341
New Mexico 74% 13% 4% 6% 2% 121
New York 67% 16% 4% 11% 2% 847
North Carolina 62% 19% 5% 13% 1% 289
North Dakota 63% 23% 2% 12% < 1% 100
Ohio 54% 23% 6% 15% 2% 314
Oklahoma 48% 28% 3% 18% 3% 100
Oregon 74% 13% 5% 7% 2% 180
Pennsylvania 65% 19% 3% 12% 1% 471
Rhode Island 65% 17% 4% 13% 2% 133
Tennessee 50% 17% 2% 27% 4% 129
Texas 59% 20% 4% 14% 2% 663
Vermont 82% 7% 7% 3% 1% 176
Virginia 70% 21% 3% 5% 2% 298
Washington 75% 14% 5% 5% 1% 314
Wisconsin 70% 18% 2% 9% 1% 206