Views about size of government among men by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among men by views about size of government

% of men who would rather have…

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Buddhist 54% 38% 2% 7% 138
Catholic 53% 42% 3% 3% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 73% 22% 2% 2% 4,061
Hindu 48% 46% 6% 1% 136
Historically Black Protestant 28% 65% 3% 4% 818
Jewish 46% 46% 4% 4% 428
Mainline Protestant 68% 26% 4% 3% 2,778
Mormon 78% 20% 1% 1% 347
Muslim 27% 67% 3% 2% 152
Orthodox Christian 69% 31% < 1% < 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 53% 40% 3% 4% 4,471

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