Political ideology among adults who attend services weekly or more

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,155. 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 50% 29% 15% 6% 13,155
2007 50% 31% 12% 8% 14,919

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Political ideology among adults who attend services weekly or more by religious group

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal 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 45% 33% 17% 4% 3,092
Evangelical Protestant 62% 23% 9% 5% 5,177
Historically Black Protestant 39% 33% 22% 7% 1,070
Jehovah's Witness 20% 16% 8% 56% 207
Jewish 39% 39% 19% 2% 148
Mainline Protestant 43% 35% 18% 4% 2,192
Mormon 65% 26% 6% 3% 514
Muslim 27% 41% 25% 7% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 30% 31% 28% 11% 284

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,607. 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.
Conservative 13% 32% 29% 26% 6,607
Moderate 21% 30% 26% 23% 3,779
Liberal 19% 33% 27% 21% 1,809
Don't know 19% 32% 26% 23% 648

Generational cohort among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,607. 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.
Conservative 8% 10% 27% 35% 18% 2% 6,607
Moderate 15% 11% 25% 31% 15% 2% 3,779
Liberal 12% 13% 26% 33% 14% 2% 1,809
Don't know 12% 13% 27% 31% 17% 2% 648

Gender composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 45% 55% 6,762
Moderate 40% 60% 3,858
Liberal 42% 58% 1,831
Don't know 33% 67% 704

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,661. 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.
Conservative 72% 10% 2% 13% 3% 6,661
Moderate 58% 18% 4% 16% 4% 3,812
Liberal 44% 22% 4% 26% 4% 1,805
Don't know 44% 23% 3% 22% 8% 680

Immigrant status among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,706. 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.
Conservative 12% 7% 80% 6,706
Moderate 16% 10% 74% 3,822
Liberal 26% 10% 63% 1,797
Don't know 26% 6% 68% 663

Income distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have a household income of…

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,733. 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.
Conservative 30% 21% 31% 17% 5,733
Moderate 35% 20% 28% 16% 3,350
Liberal 45% 20% 21% 15% 1,617
Don't know 55% 20% 19% 6% 451

Educational distribution among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,734. 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.
Conservative 41% 32% 18% 9% 6,734
Moderate 38% 31% 18% 14% 3,843
Liberal 47% 25% 14% 14% 1,825
Don't know 58% 29% 9% 4% 672

Marital status among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,739. 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.
Conservative 64% 2% 10% 8% 15% 6,739
Moderate 53% 4% 11% 9% 23% 3,848
Liberal 49% 5% 15% 7% 24% 1,821
Don't know 49% 4% 13% 11% 23% 686

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,735. 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.
Conservative 31% 69% 6,735
Moderate 30% 70% 3,845
Liberal 31% 69% 1,825
Don't know 29% 71% 692

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they…

Political ideology 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 = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 92% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 6,762
Moderate 84% 14% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,858
Liberal 73% 19% 3% 1% 2% 1% 1,831
Don't know 87% 8% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 704

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,762
Moderate 85% 13% 1% 1% 1% 3,858
Liberal 83% 14% 2% 1% 1% 1,831
Don't know 88% 7% 2% 1% 2% 704

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 89% 9% < 1% 1% < 1% 6,762
Moderate 79% 15% 2% 3% 1% 3,858
Liberal 76% 16% 3% 6% 1% 1,831
Don't know 86% 8% 1% 3% 2% 704

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who attend prayer group…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 63% 12% 8% 16% 1% 6,762
Moderate 51% 14% 10% 24% 1% 3,858
Liberal 50% 16% 8% 26% < 1% 1,831
Don't know 64% 10% 4% 20% 2% 704

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who meditate…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 59% 6% 2% 30% 2% 6,762
Moderate 54% 9% 4% 32% 2% 3,858
Liberal 59% 8% 4% 26% 2% 1,831
Don't know 60% 6% 1% 27% 5% 704

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 84% 9% 3% 3% 1% 6,762
Moderate 76% 12% 5% 6% 1% 3,858
Liberal 74% 11% 6% 7% 1% 1,831
Don't know 78% 8% 3% 6% 4% 704

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 51% 16% 10% 21% 2% 6,762
Moderate 47% 18% 12% 22% 1% 3,858
Liberal 54% 15% 10% 20% 1% 1,831
Don't know 51% 10% 6% 27% 6% 704

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 71% 3% 21% 3% 2% 6,762
Moderate 53% 7% 33% 5% 2% 3,858
Liberal 43% 11% 36% 7% 3% 1,831
Don't know 61% 3% 26% 3% 6% 704

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

Political ideology 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 = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 58% 39% 1% 1% 6,762
Moderate 36% 63% 1% 1% 3,858
Liberal 24% 73% 1% 2% 1,831
Don't know 43% 50% 4% 3% 704

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who read scripture…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 76% 9% 4% 10% 1% 6,762
Moderate 63% 11% 7% 19% 1% 3,858
Liberal 58% 12% 8% 21% 1% 1,831
Don't know 74% 8% 2% 14% 2% 704

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say the holy scripture is…

Political ideology 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 = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 60% 29% 4% 4% 3% 6,762
Moderate 41% 38% 3% 11% 6% 3,858
Liberal 43% 28% 2% 19% 8% 1,831
Don't know 54% 22% 11% 7% 6% 704

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 88% 5% 7% 6,762
Moderate 89% 6% 5% 3,858
Liberal 84% 11% 5% 1,831
Don't know 78% 10% 12% 704

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 82% 11% 7% 6,762
Moderate 73% 19% 8% 3,858
Liberal 64% 29% 7% 1,831
Don't know 58% 30% 12% 704

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 68% 11% 21% 6,762
Moderate 32% 18% 50% 3,858
Liberal 15% 17% 68% 1,831
Don't know 12% 64% 24% 704

Views about size of government among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 71% 25% 2% 2% 6,762
Moderate 48% 44% 3% 4% 3,858
Liberal 25% 68% 4% 4% 1,831
Don't know 30% 50% 6% 14% 704

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 64% 31% 4% 2% 6,762
Moderate 39% 55% 4% 2% 3,858
Liberal 26% 69% 3% 2% 1,831
Don't know 31% 51% 9% 8% 704

Views about abortion among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 21% 76% 3% 6,762
Moderate 43% 52% 4% 3,858
Liberal 55% 40% 5% 1,831
Don't know 25% 64% 11% 704

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 27% 65% 4% 3% 6,762
Moderate 54% 36% 5% 4% 3,858
Liberal 63% 31% 4% 2% 1,831
Don't know 30% 50% 8% 12% 704

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 17% 77% 6% 6,762
Moderate 43% 49% 8% 3,858
Liberal 56% 37% 7% 1,831
Don't know 23% 59% 17% 704

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

Political ideology 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 = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 56% 37% 3% 3% 6,762
Moderate 32% 62% 3% 3% 3,858
Liberal 27% 68% 2% 4% 1,831
Don't know 34% 48% 6% 11% 704

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services weekly or more by political ideology

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say humans…

Political ideology 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 = 6,762. 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.
Conservative 8% 22% 2% 62% 6% 6,762
Moderate 16% 33% 4% 43% 5% 3,858
Liberal 25% 32% 4% 36% 4% 1,831
Don't know 10% 21% 2% 54% 12% 704