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

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Q38

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

IF BELIEVE HOLY BOOK IS WORD OF GOD (Q.37=1), ASK: And would you say that . . .
  1) [Holy book] is to be taken literally, word for word
  2) Not everything in [Holy book] should be taken literally, word for word
  3) Other (Vol.)
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
[Holy book] is to be taken literally, word for word 49.3% 49.3%
Not everything in [Holy book] should be taken literally, word for word 46.7% 96%
Other (Vol.) 1.6% 97.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.4% 100%
Total N = 216

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
[Holy book] is to be taken literally, word for word 49.4% 49.0% 49.2%
Not everything in [Holy book] should be taken literally, word for word 49.4% 44.4% 46.8%
Other (Vol.) 0.9% 2.3% 1.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.4% 4.2% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
216


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
[Holy book] is to be taken literally, word for word 41.8% 52.0% 50.7% 48.3%
Not everything in [Holy book] should be taken literally, word for word 53.2% 42.0% 48.7% 47.8%
Other (Vol.) 5.0% 0.0% 0.7% 1.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.0% 6.0% 0.0% 2.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
192



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