U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Alaska and Hawaii Dataset

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Q37

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Which comes closest to your view? [Holy book: If Christian or no Q.16ion (Q.16=1-4, 9, 10, 12, 13 OR CHR=1) insert 'the Bible'; If Jewish (Q.16=5), insert 'the Torah'; If Muslim (Q.16=6), insert, 'the Koran'; If other non-Christian affiliations (Q.16=7,8,14 OR (Q.16=11 AND CHR=2,9)), insert 'the Holy Scripture'; IF DK/REF IN RELIGION (Q.16=99) AND CHR=2,9, insert 'the Bible']
  1) [Holy book] is the word of God
  2) [Holy book] is a book written by men and is not the word of God
  3) Other (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
[Holy book] is the word of God 59.6% 59.6%
[Holy book] is a book written by men and is not the word of God 29.4% 89%
Other (Vol.) 7.2% 96.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.7% 99.9%
Total N = 401

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
[Holy book] is the word of God 56.9% 62.4% 59.7%
[Holy book] is a book written by men and is not the word of God 33.7% 25.1% 29.4%
Other (Vol.) 5.8% 8.9% 7.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.6% 3.6% 3.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
401


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
[Holy book] is the word of God 74.3% 55.2% 52.3% 59.0%
[Holy book] is a book written by men and is not the word of God 19.4% 28.5% 37.6% 29.7%
Other (Vol.) 3.1% 10.4% 7.3% 7.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.1% 5.9% 2.8% 4.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
363



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