Immigrant status among adults in the Midwest by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults in the Midwest by immigrant status

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Interpreting scriptureImmigrantsSecond generationThird generation or higherSample size
Word of God; should be taken literally8%6%86%2,059
Word of God; not everything taken literally6%7%87%2,306
Word of God; other/don't know9%3%88%213
Not the word of God8%9%83%2,297
Other/don't know5%6%89%543
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.

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