Metro area among adults who read scripture several times a year by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by metro area

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are in the…

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Word of God; should be taken literally2%4%5%6%8%2%3%7%5%4%15%6%1%2%1%5%5%2%2%4%3%7%169
Word of God; not everything taken literally6%1%4%9%7%4%6%6%5%3%15%6%5%2%2%3%2%1%2%3%3%5%333
Not the word of God2%2%5%7%7%3%2%9%3%3%15%5%3%2%6%3%3%6%3%1%3%5%409
Other/don't know10%1%2%13%4%7%3%9%2%6%16%2%4%< 1%1%3%4%2%< 1%4%2%3%101
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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