Feelings about the bible
Variable: bible
Module:
Core
Subject:
Religion
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Split Ballots
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

A. Which of these statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? READ FIRST THREE STATEMENTS [(a)-(c)] ONLY. CIRCLE ONLY ONE CODE.
a. The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word .....1nb. The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word ..... .2nc.The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men ......3

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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Word of god
2 Inspired word
3 Book of fables
4 Other
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1984 1985 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
367 272 482 505 312 299 355 356 616 592 724 783 390 450 1010 639 674 634 814 911
455 365 498 696 494 455 488 524 1002 970 1164 1084 727 627 1363 924 878 865 1095 1252
134 94 180 239 160 140 151 163 292 334 383 361 192 219 497 392 414 404 555 625
7 2 6 10 4 7 8 9 18 12 25 23 36 23 73 32 40 30 25 42
13 13 18 28 27 19 18 22 34 40 59 71 24 14 37 23 27 26 29 21
13 5 14 3 9 8 4 6 15 12 14 9 3 7 12 13 11 15 20 16
484 783 621 0 531 444 493 526 1015 944 463 486 1393 1472 1518 0 0 0 0 0
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 33472
Missing cases 28994