Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,206. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
2014 79% 14% 7% 12,206

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Catholic 89% 8% 3% 2,385
Evangelical Protestant 86% 6% 8% 4,563
Historically Black Protestant 94% 4% 3% 585
Jehovah's Witness 48% 39% 13% 140
Jewish 51% 38% 11% 188
Mainline Protestant 83% 10% 7% 2,013
Mormon 97% 2% 2% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 44% 45% 11% 1,520

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 15% 35% 30% 20% 9,340
Don't believe 20% 36% 28% 16% 1,704
Other/don't know 10% 38% 32% 21% 881

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 9% 12% 29% 36% 13% 1% 9,340
Don't believe 11% 16% 29% 34% 9% 1% 1,704
Other/don't know 5% 9% 33% 38% 14% 1% 881

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 49% 51% 9,554
Don't believe 61% 39% 1,730
Other/don't know 55% 45% 922

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,403. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 72% 11% 2% 12% 3% 9,403
Don't believe 73% 6% 4% 14% 3% 1,700
Other/don't know 77% 6% 1% 10% 5% 891

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,453. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 11% 8% 81% 9,453
Don't believe 16% 11% 73% 1,713
Other/don't know 9% 7% 84% 911

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 8,329. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 31% 21% 30% 19% 8,329
Don't believe 25% 18% 31% 25% 1,550
Other/don't know 27% 19% 31% 23% 753

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,500. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 40% 34% 17% 9% 9,500
Don't believe 34% 30% 21% 15% 1,719
Other/don't know 34% 34% 20% 11% 913

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 59% 5% 12% 7% 18% 9,518
Don't believe 53% 8% 12% 4% 24% 1,719
Other/don't know 65% 4% 12% 4% 16% 910

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,513. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 32% 68% 9,513
Don't believe 26% 74% 1,723
Other/don't know 30% 70% 915

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say they…

Belief in Heaven Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 84% 13% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 9,554
Don't believe 37% 20% 10% 1% 30% 4% 1,730
Other/don't know 69% 15% 7% 2% 2% 5% 922

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 75% 20% 4% 2% < 1% 9,554
Don't believe 30% 20% 19% 30% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 62% 18% 12% 6% 2% 922

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 54% 31% 15% < 1% 9,554
Don't believe 23% 25% 52% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 50% 23% 26% 1% 922

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 74% 15% 4% 6% 1% 9,554
Don't believe 35% 10% 5% 50% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 65% 10% 4% 18% 3% 922

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 37% 12% 10% 40% < 1% 9,554
Don't believe 19% 5% 5% 71% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 40% 8% 5% 45% 2% 922

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 47% 7% 3% 40% 2% 9,554
Don't believe 36% 8% 5% 50% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 47% 4% 3% 41% 5% 922

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 71% 12% 7% 8% 1% 9,554
Don't believe 50% 14% 8% 27% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 68% 9% 6% 14% 3% 922

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 46% 16% 12% 24% 2% 9,554
Don't believe 48% 16% 14% 22% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 55% 13% 8% 20% 4% 922

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 55% 6% 33% 4% 2% 9,554
Don't believe 22% 16% 44% 16% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 50% 9% 32% 4% 4% 922

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who read scripture…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 54% 11% 8% 27% 1% 9,554
Don't believe 24% 6% 6% 63% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 53% 7% 4% 34% 1% 922

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven 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 size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 47% 33% 3% 12% 5% 9,554
Don't believe 17% 13% 2% 63% 5% 1,730
Other/don't know 35% 21% 7% 24% 14% 922

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 82% 13% 5% 9,554
Don't believe 14% 84% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 32% 18% 50% 922

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 56% 15% 29% 9,554
Don't believe 38% 20% 42% 1,730
Other/don't know 55% 22% 23% 922

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 56% 27% 12% 5% 9,554
Don't believe 33% 32% 28% 7% 1,730
Other/don't know 57% 23% 9% 12% 922

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 66% 29% 2% 3% 9,554
Don't believe 59% 36% 2% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 70% 21% 4% 5% 922

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 59% 35% 4% 2% 9,554
Don't believe 47% 49% 3% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 60% 31% 6% 4% 922

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 35% 61% 3% 9,554
Don't believe 63% 34% 4% 1,730
Other/don't know 35% 58% 7% 922

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 42% 50% 4% 4% 9,554
Don't believe 69% 25% 3% 3% 1,730
Other/don't know 40% 48% 7% 5% 922

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 32% 60% 7% 9,554
Don't believe 62% 31% 7% 1,730
Other/don't know 31% 57% 11% 922

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say…

Belief in Heaven Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 50% 45% 2% 3% 9,554
Don't believe 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 53% 39% 4% 4% 922

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say humans…

Belief in Heaven Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,554. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Believe 15% 28% 2% 51% 4% 9,554
Don't believe 56% 11% 3% 27% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 22% 15% 7% 48% 8% 922