Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,212. 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 49% 44% 7% 3,212
2007 58% 32% 11% 1,845

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 74% 21% 5% 626
Evangelical Protestant 83% 11% 6% 255
Jewish 21% 63% 16% 124
Mainline Protestant 73% 22% 5% 424
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 70% 8% 1,392

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,388. 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 27% 38% 23% 12% 1,388
Don't believe 31% 37% 18% 13% 1,545
Other/don't know 29% 31% 21% 18% 223

Generational cohort among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,388. 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 18% 16% 32% 26% 8% < 1% 1,388
Don't believe 20% 20% 29% 22% 8% 1% 1,545
Other/don't know 20% 14% 26% 24% 13% 2% 223

Gender composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,410. 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 52% 48% 1,410
Don't believe 62% 38% 1,568
Other/don't know 55% 45% 234

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,397. 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 52% 10% 6% 28% 4% 1,397
Don't believe 70% 4% 8% 15% 4% 1,544
Other/don't know 67% 5% 6% 19% 3% 228

Immigrant status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,385. 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 29% 12% 59% 1,385
Don't believe 22% 14% 63% 1,551
Other/don't know 25% 11% 64% 227

Income distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,245. 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 39% 21% 23% 17% 1,245
Don't believe 24% 16% 28% 31% 1,428
Other/don't know 38% 17% 17% 29% 189

Educational distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,400. 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 43% 26% 18% 13% 1,400
Don't believe 24% 26% 27% 24% 1,556
Other/don't know 41% 21% 22% 16% 232

Marital status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,405. 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% 8% 13% 4% 32% 1,405
Don't believe 45% 10% 9% 2% 33% 1,556
Other/don't know 44% 8% 9% 7% 32% 228

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,405. 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% 1,405
Don't believe 27% 73% 1,565
Other/don't know 27% 73% 229

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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% 34% 8% 1% 3% 1% 1,410
Don't believe 10% 17% 11% < 1% 57% 4% 1,568
Other/don't know 26% 29% 13% 1% 13% 18% 234

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 44% 37% 13% 6% < 1% 1,410
Don't believe 8% 17% 21% 53% < 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 14% 31% 30% 23% 3% 234

Attendance at religious services among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 26% 44% 29% 1% 1,410
Don't believe 5% 25% 70% < 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 12% 30% 56% 2% 234

Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,410. 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 45% 24% 9% 22% < 1% 1,410
Don't believe 11% 8% 5% 76% < 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 27% 13% 5% 53% 2% 234

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 16% 11% 10% 63% < 1% 1,410
Don't believe 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 10% 7% 4% 77% 2% 234

Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 34% 11% 5% 49% 2% 1,410
Don't believe 24% 10% 6% 59% 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 32% 8% 4% 52% 5% 234

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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% 16% 15% 18% 2% 1,410
Don't believe 37% 17% 11% 34% 2% 1,568
Other/don't know 40% 13% 12% 33% 3% 234

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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% 15% 16% 25% 1% 1,410
Don't believe 52% 17% 12% 18% < 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 49% 17% 12% 18% 4% 234

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Belief in Heaven There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,410. 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 24% 73% 1% 1% 1,410
Don't believe 18% 81% < 1% 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 18% 79% < 1% 3% 234

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 22% 12% 11% 55% 1% 1,410
Don't believe 4% 5% 7% 85% < 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 13% 6% 11% 66% 4% 234

Interpreting scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 28% 29% 1% 35% 6% 1,410
Don't believe 3% 5% < 1% 89% 4% 1,568
Other/don't know 9% 7% 1% 63% 21% 234

Belief in Hell among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,410. 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 69% 26% 5% 1,410
Don't believe 4% 96% 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 13% 29% 58% 234

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,410. 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 29% 18% 53% 1,410
Don't believe 17% 16% 67% 1,568
Other/don't know 24% 24% 52% 234

Political ideology among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,410. 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 30% 36% 29% 5% 1,410
Don't believe 13% 33% 51% 3% 1,568
Other/don't know 19% 33% 40% 8% 234

Views about size of government among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 39% 57% 1% 2% 1,410
Don't believe 40% 54% 3% 2% 1,568
Other/don't know 33% 52% 7% 7% 234

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,410
Don't believe 27% 70% 3% 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 30% 62% 4% 4% 234

Views about abortion among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 60% 36% 4% 1,410
Don't believe 83% 14% 3% 1,568
Other/don't know 70% 25% 5% 234

Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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% 21% 2% 2% 1,410
Don't believe 89% 8% 2% 2% 1,568
Other/don't know 77% 14% 3% 5% 234

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,410. 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 64% 30% 6% 1,410
Don't believe 87% 10% 3% 1,568
Other/don't know 73% 17% 10% 234

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 34% 62% 1% 2% 1,410
Don't believe 17% 79% 2% 2% 1,568
Other/don't know 26% 64% 5% 4% 234

Views about human evolution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 = 1,410. 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 44% 25% 3% 26% 3% 1,410
Don't believe 82% 8% 3% 7% 1% 1,568
Other/don't know 65% 10% 8% 12% 5% 234