Interpreting scripture among Catholics by race/ethnicity (2014) Switch to: Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by interpretation of scripture
% of Catholics who say the holy scripture is…
|Racial and ethnic composition||Word of God; should be taken literally||Word of God; not everything taken literally||Word of God; other/don't know||Not the word of God||Other/don't know||Sample size|
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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