Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,214. 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 33% 37% 24% 5% 11,214
2007 32% 41% 22% 6% 11,431

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Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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 18% 36% 43% 4% 105
Catholic 32% 39% 24% 5% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 45% 32% 16% 6% 2,367
Hindu 16% 38% 40% 6% 111
Historically Black Protestant 33% 36% 27% 4% 652
Jewish 16% 35% 46% 3% 428
Mainline Protestant 36% 40% 19% 5% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 29% 48% 22% < 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 41% 31% 6% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,672. 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 19% 34% 31% 17% 3,672
Moderate 26% 37% 25% 12% 4,149
Liberal 29% 37% 23% 11% 2,701
Don't know 34% 35% 20% 11% 485

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,672. 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% 12% 28% 37% 10% 1% 3,672
Moderate 16% 17% 30% 29% 7% 1% 4,149
Liberal 19% 17% 30% 27% 7% 1% 2,701
Don't know 20% 23% 25% 23% 8% < 1% 485

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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 54% 46% 3,729
Moderate 48% 52% 4,224
Liberal 43% 57% 2,743
Don't know 51% 49% 518

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,681. 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 69% 11% 3% 13% 3% 3,681
Moderate 66% 11% 5% 15% 4% 4,182
Liberal 56% 15% 6% 19% 4% 2,713
Don't know 56% 14% 6% 18% 5% 500

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,698. 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% 9% 78% 3,698
Moderate 14% 11% 75% 4,178
Liberal 19% 13% 68% 2,709
Don't know 21% 8% 71% 481

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,312. 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% 20% 28% 20% 3,312
Moderate 31% 20% 27% 22% 3,786
Liberal 35% 20% 24% 21% 2,512
Don't know 56% 18% 16% 10% 346

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,715. 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% 34% 14% 6% 3,715
Moderate 35% 35% 18% 12% 4,214
Liberal 35% 29% 20% 16% 2,736
Don't know 56% 31% 8% 5% 500

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,714. 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 53% 7% 14% 6% 20% 3,714
Moderate 46% 8% 13% 6% 28% 4,207
Liberal 38% 11% 13% 4% 33% 2,737
Don't know 38% 8% 17% 4% 34% 511

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,714. 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% 3,714
Moderate 31% 69% 4,206
Liberal 30% 70% 2,739
Don't know 30% 70% 514

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 73% 21% 3% 1% 2% 1% 3,729
Moderate 59% 27% 6% 1% 5% 2% 4,224
Liberal 52% 28% 8% 1% 9% 2% 2,743
Don't know 66% 22% 4% 2% 4% 2% 518

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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% 36% 6% 2% < 1% 3,729
Moderate 40% 44% 12% 3% < 1% 4,224
Liberal 37% 41% 16% 5% 1% 2,743
Don't know 52% 32% 9% 5% 2% 518

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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% 22% 8% 11% 1% 3,729
Moderate 48% 23% 10% 18% 1% 4,224
Liberal 44% 22% 10% 23% < 1% 2,743
Don't know 51% 18% 10% 17% 3% 518

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 9% 14% 16% 60% < 1% 3,729
Moderate 6% 11% 14% 69% < 1% 4,224
Liberal 8% 11% 11% 69% < 1% 2,743
Don't know 11% 12% 15% 61% 2% 518

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 33% 10% 4% 51% 1% 3,729
Moderate 33% 10% 6% 50% 1% 4,224
Liberal 35% 12% 6% 46% 1% 2,743
Don't know 30% 8% 5% 50% 8% 518

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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% 19% 12% 12% 1% 3,729
Moderate 51% 20% 15% 13% 1% 4,224
Liberal 50% 20% 13% 16% 1% 2,743
Don't know 46% 17% 10% 20% 7% 518

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 40% 16% 14% 28% 1% 3,729
Moderate 41% 17% 17% 24% 1% 4,224
Liberal 47% 17% 14% 21% 1% 2,743
Don't know 37% 11% 13% 33% 6% 518

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 34% 8% 49% 7% 2% 3,729
Moderate 19% 13% 57% 9% 2% 4,224
Liberal 17% 17% 50% 13% 2% 2,743
Don't know 28% 7% 52% 7% 5% 518

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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% 57% 1% 1% 3,729
Moderate 25% 74% 1% < 1% 4,224
Liberal 20% 78% 1% 1% 2,743
Don't know 25% 69% 1% 4% 518

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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% 17% 14% 41% 1% 3,729
Moderate 19% 15% 14% 51% < 1% 4,224
Liberal 20% 12% 13% 54% < 1% 2,743
Don't know 24% 11% 13% 49% 3% 518

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 34% 36% 3% 20% 7% 3,729
Moderate 20% 34% 2% 36% 9% 4,224
Liberal 19% 25% 1% 47% 8% 2,743
Don't know 32% 20% 6% 25% 17% 518

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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 86% 9% 5% 3,729
Moderate 77% 16% 7% 4,224
Liberal 65% 28% 7% 2,743
Don't know 78% 12% 10% 518

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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% 21% 8% 3,729
Moderate 57% 35% 8% 4,224
Liberal 46% 47% 7% 2,743
Don't know 61% 27% 11% 518

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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% 14% 27% 3,729
Moderate 33% 17% 50% 4,224
Liberal 13% 13% 74% 2,743
Don't know 15% 58% 27% 518

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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 66% 31% 1% 2% 3,729
Moderate 51% 42% 4% 3% 4,224
Liberal 27% 67% 3% 3% 2,743
Don't know 37% 48% 5% 10% 518

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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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% 33% 3% 2% 3,729
Moderate 41% 53% 4% 1% 4,224
Liberal 24% 72% 3% 1% 2,743
Don't know 46% 41% 5% 7% 518

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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 43% 53% 4% 3,729
Moderate 66% 31% 3% 4,224
Liberal 72% 25% 3% 2,743
Don't know 51% 38% 11% 518

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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 53% 38% 5% 4% 3,729
Moderate 78% 17% 3% 2% 4,224
Liberal 82% 13% 2% 2% 2,743
Don't know 60% 25% 7% 8% 518

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,729. 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 40% 51% 9% 3,729
Moderate 68% 24% 7% 4,224
Liberal 78% 17% 5% 2,743
Don't know 49% 29% 22% 518

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 54% 42% 2% 2% 3,729
Moderate 32% 64% 2% 2% 4,224
Liberal 21% 76% 1% 2% 2,743
Don't know 37% 49% 4% 10% 518

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by political ideology

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,729. 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 22% 32% 3% 40% 3% 3,729
Moderate 37% 31% 4% 25% 3% 4,224
Liberal 48% 25% 4% 21% 3% 2,743
Don't know 23% 24% 11% 31% 11% 518