Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,792. 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 26% 39% 29% 5% 6,792
2007 25% 43% 27% 6% 5,816

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Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 30% 37% 29% 4% 1,854
Evangelical Protestant 33% 36% 24% 6% 827
Historically Black Protestant 25% 40% 29% 6% 175
Jewish 19% 39% 40% 2% 231
Mainline Protestant 30% 41% 24% 5% 1,550
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 41% 33% 6% 1,614

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Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,765. 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 20% 34% 29% 18% 1,765
Moderate 25% 35% 25% 15% 2,668
Liberal 27% 39% 22% 12% 1,954
Don't know 31% 38% 17% 14% 287

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,765. 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% 29% 34% 12% 1% 1,765
Moderate 16% 17% 28% 30% 9% 1% 2,668
Liberal 15% 19% 31% 26% 7% 1% 1,954
Don't know 18% 22% 28% 20% 11% 1% 287

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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% 41% 1,796
Moderate 53% 47% 2,719
Liberal 45% 55% 1,976
Don't know 48% 52% 301

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,780. 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% 5% 3% 22% 3% 1,780
Moderate 70% 7% 5% 15% 3% 2,697
Liberal 60% 8% 4% 24% 4% 1,963
Don't know 61% 6% 2% 27% 4% 291

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,780. 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% 8% 70% 1,780
Moderate 14% 11% 74% 2,692
Liberal 25% 12% 64% 1,947
Don't know 24% 7% 69% 285

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,575. 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% 20% 27% 19% 1,575
Moderate 30% 20% 27% 22% 2,407
Liberal 37% 19% 23% 20% 1,785
Don't know 57% 16% 16% 11% 217

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,790. 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 50% 29% 14% 7% 1,790
Moderate 37% 31% 18% 14% 2,713
Liberal 38% 28% 19% 15% 1,969
Don't know 61% 26% 9% 5% 288

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,788. 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% 10% 13% 5% 21% 1,788
Moderate 48% 10% 10% 5% 26% 2,711
Liberal 43% 11% 13% 4% 30% 1,969
Don't know 35% 11% 14% 8% 32% 298

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,790. 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 32% 68% 1,790
Moderate 29% 71% 2,712
Liberal 30% 70% 1,972
Don't know 28% 72% 300

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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% 46% 17% 3% < 1% 1,796
Moderate 23% 51% 20% 6% 1% 2,719
Liberal 26% 41% 20% 11% 1% 1,976
Don't know 33% 43% 15% 8% 1% 301

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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 24% 44% 32% < 1% 1,796
Moderate 18% 45% 37% < 1% 2,719
Liberal 18% 40% 42% < 1% 1,976
Don't know 17% 37% 44% 2% 301

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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 38% 25% 10% 26% 1% 1,796
Moderate 31% 26% 13% 29% 1% 2,719
Liberal 34% 24% 12% 30% 1% 1,976
Don't know 38% 21% 11% 29% 1% 301

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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% 10% 8% 69% 1% 1,796
Moderate 8% 6% 9% 76% < 1% 2,719
Liberal 11% 9% 7% 73% < 1% 1,976
Don't know 14% 8% 5% 73% 1% 301

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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% 11% 4% 53% 1% 1,796
Moderate 28% 11% 6% 54% 1% 2,719
Liberal 36% 12% 6% 44% 1% 1,976
Don't know 26% 8% 4% 58% 3% 301

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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 42% 20% 13% 23% 2% 1,796
Moderate 41% 20% 17% 21% 1% 2,719
Liberal 47% 18% 15% 19% 1% 1,976
Don't know 37% 20% 10% 28% 6% 301

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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 39% 16% 15% 28% 2% 1,796
Moderate 40% 19% 18% 23% 1% 2,719
Liberal 46% 17% 16% 20% 1% 1,976
Don't know 38% 11% 16% 31% 4% 301

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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 20% 9% 58% 10% 2% 1,796
Moderate 11% 15% 61% 11% 2% 2,719
Liberal 13% 18% 52% 15% 2% 1,976
Don't know 23% 11% 56% 7% 3% 301

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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 36% 62% 2% 1% 1,796
Moderate 23% 75% 1% 1% 2,719
Liberal 17% 80% 1% 1% 1,976
Don't know 19% 74% 2% 4% 301

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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 20% 11% 10% 59% 1% 1,796
Moderate 12% 10% 11% 66% < 1% 2,719
Liberal 14% 10% 10% 66% < 1% 1,976
Don't know 19% 7% 6% 65% 2% 301

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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% 33% 2% 35% 8% 1,796
Moderate 10% 30% 1% 50% 9% 2,719
Liberal 14% 21% 1% 57% 7% 1,976
Don't know 25% 19% 6% 36% 14% 301

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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 78% 14% 8% 1,796
Moderate 71% 20% 9% 2,719
Liberal 61% 30% 8% 1,976
Don't know 76% 13% 11% 301

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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% 32% 9% 1,796
Moderate 47% 43% 10% 2,719
Liberal 41% 51% 8% 1,976
Don't know 58% 29% 13% 301

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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 57% 16% 27% 1,796
Moderate 34% 18% 49% 2,719
Liberal 12% 16% 71% 1,976
Don't know 14% 59% 27% 301

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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% 1% 2% 1,796
Moderate 55% 38% 3% 4% 2,719
Liberal 27% 67% 3% 3% 1,976
Don't know 37% 50% 5% 8% 301

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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% 32% 3% 1% 1,796
Moderate 41% 53% 4% 2% 2,719
Liberal 25% 72% 2% 1% 1,976
Don't know 45% 44% 4% 7% 301

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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 49% 47% 5% 1,796
Moderate 69% 28% 3% 2,719
Liberal 73% 24% 3% 1,976
Don't know 53% 39% 8% 301

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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 62% 30% 3% 4% 1,796
Moderate 83% 12% 3% 2% 2,719
Liberal 85% 11% 2% 2% 1,976
Don't know 70% 18% 7% 4% 301

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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 49% 42% 8% 1,796
Moderate 74% 19% 7% 2,719
Liberal 80% 15% 4% 1,976
Don't know 57% 22% 21% 301

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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% 44% 2% 3% 1,796
Moderate 30% 65% 3% 2% 2,719
Liberal 22% 75% 1% 2% 1,976
Don't know 40% 47% 4% 9% 301

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by political ideology

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,796. 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 35% 28% 6% 27% 4% 1,796
Moderate 49% 25% 5% 18% 3% 2,719
Liberal 54% 23% 5% 15% 3% 1,976
Don't know 31% 25% 9% 24% 11% 301