Belief in Hell among baby Boomers

% of baby Boomers who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,049. 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 59% 32% 9% 13,049
2007 59% 31% 11% 13,662

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Belief in Hell among baby Boomers by religious group

% of baby Boomers who …in hell

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 107. 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.
Buddhist 32% 65% 3% 107
Catholic 61% 30% 10% 2,905
Evangelical Protestant 81% 11% 7% 3,416
Historically Black Protestant 80% 12% 8% 749
Jewish 18% 75% 7% 330
Mainline Protestant 59% 31% 10% 2,435
Mormon 57% 35% 8% 214
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 66% 9% 2,281

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 7,225
Don't believe < 1% < 1% 82% 18% 4,668
Other/don't know < 1% < 1% 83% 17% 1,156

Gender composition among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 48% 52% 7,225
Don't believe 50% 50% 4,668
Other/don't know 45% 55% 1,156

Racial and ethnic composition among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,132. 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% 14% 2% 10% 3% 7,132
Don't believe 79% 6% 2% 10% 3% 4,590
Other/don't know 70% 12% 3% 11% 4% 1,129

Immigrant status among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,149. 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% 5% 84% 7,149
Don't believe 13% 9% 78% 4,638
Other/don't know 14% 7% 80% 1,142

Income distribution among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who have a household income of…

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,394. 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% 20% 28% 17% 6,394
Don't believe 25% 17% 29% 29% 4,213
Other/don't know 32% 17% 25% 25% 963

Educational distribution among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,206. 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.
Believe 47% 31% 14% 8% 7,206
Don't believe 32% 28% 22% 19% 4,656
Other/don't know 41% 28% 17% 13% 1,148

Marital status among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,205. 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 61% 3% 20% 7% 9% 7,205
Don't believe 60% 6% 19% 5% 9% 4,649
Other/don't know 59% 5% 19% 6% 12% 1,145

Parent of children under 18 among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,209. 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 14% 86% 7,209
Don't believe 12% 88% 4,667
Other/don't know 14% 86% 1,151

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say they…

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,225. 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 83% 14% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,225
Don't believe 45% 26% 8% 1% 17% 3% 4,668
Other/don't know 63% 22% 5% 2% 2% 6% 1,156

Importance of religion in one's life among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 22% 4% 2% < 1% 7,225
Don't believe 34% 26% 17% 21% 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 55% 28% 9% 5% 2% 1,156

Attendance at religious services among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who attend religious services…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 48% 33% 18% 1% 7,225
Don't believe 21% 32% 46% < 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 32% 35% 30% 2% 1,156

Frequency of prayer among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 16% 5% 7% 1% 7,225
Don't believe 41% 16% 6% 37% 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 58% 17% 5% 18% 3% 1,156

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who attend prayer group…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 10% 9% 46% 1% 7,225
Don't believe 14% 5% 6% 75% < 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 22% 6% 6% 64% 2% 1,156

Frequency of meditation among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who meditate…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 48% 7% 4% 40% 1% 7,225
Don't believe 40% 8% 4% 46% 2% 4,668
Other/don't know 41% 7% 5% 44% 4% 1,156

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 12% 8% 10% 1% 7,225
Don't believe 52% 14% 11% 21% 2% 4,668
Other/don't know 58% 13% 10% 16% 4% 1,156

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 15% 12% 26% 2% 7,225
Don't believe 51% 14% 13% 21% 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 47% 15% 11% 21% 6% 1,156

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 5% 39% 4% 2% 7,225
Don't believe 18% 15% 52% 13% 2% 4,668
Other/don't know 31% 9% 50% 5% 5% 1,156

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,225. 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% 53% 2% 1% 7,225
Don't believe 26% 71% 1% 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 33% 61% 3% 3% 1,156

Frequency of reading scripture among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who read scripture…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 10% 8% 32% 1% 7,225
Don't believe 20% 8% 8% 64% 1% 4,668
Other/don't know 33% 9% 8% 47% 2% 1,156

Interpreting scripture among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,225. 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 48% 29% 3% 13% 6% 7,225
Don't believe 13% 20% 2% 59% 7% 4,668
Other/don't know 24% 22% 6% 29% 19% 1,156

Belief in Heaven among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 95% 2% 3% 7,225
Don't believe 42% 51% 6% 4,668
Other/don't know 52% 4% 45% 1,156

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 14% 40% 7,225
Don't believe 28% 18% 54% 4,668
Other/don't know 38% 20% 42% 1,156

Political ideology among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 51% 30% 15% 5% 7,225
Don't believe 25% 35% 34% 6% 4,668
Other/don't know 36% 34% 20% 10% 1,156

Views about size of government among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 58% 35% 3% 3% 7,225
Don't believe 49% 43% 4% 4% 4,668
Other/don't know 51% 35% 7% 8% 1,156

Views about government aid to the poor among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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 51% 43% 4% 2% 7,225
Don't believe 35% 60% 3% 2% 4,668
Other/don't know 42% 45% 8% 5% 1,156

Views about abortion among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say abortion should be…

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 53% 4% 7,225
Don't believe 73% 23% 4% 4,668
Other/don't know 52% 37% 11% 1,156

Views about homosexuality among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 46% 4% 3% 7,225
Don't believe 76% 17% 3% 3% 4,668
Other/don't know 58% 26% 7% 8% 1,156

Views about same-sex marriage among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,225. 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% 58% 8% 7,225
Don't believe 70% 23% 7% 4,668
Other/don't know 45% 38% 17% 1,156

Views about environmental regulation among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,225. 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 48% 48% 2% 2% 7,225
Don't believe 31% 65% 2% 2% 4,668
Other/don't know 37% 52% 4% 6% 1,156

Views about human evolution among baby Boomers by belief in hell

% of baby Boomers who say humans…

Belief in Hell 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 = 7,225. 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% 30% 3% 48% 4% 7,225
Don't believe 50% 22% 5% 20% 3% 4,668
Other/don't know 27% 23% 8% 32% 10% 1,156