DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 343. 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 15% 31% 27% 27% 343
2007 9% 37% 31% 23% 468

Generational cohort among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 343. 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 12% 6% 28% 33% 18% 3% 343
2007 < 1% 6% 26% 38% 22% 7% 468

Gender composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 48% 52% 348
2007 45% 55% 477

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 344. 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 97% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 344
2007 98% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 475

Immigrant status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 3% 6% 92% 348
2007 2% 6% 92% 475

Income distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 301. 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 19% 19% 33% 28% 301
2007 23% 27% 34% 16% 391

Educational distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 347. 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 31% 33% 21% 15% 347

Marital status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 347. 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 58% 5% 9% 8% 20% 347
2007 65% 2% 10% 12% 12% 475

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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% 74% 348
2007 32% 68% 476

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say they…

Survey year 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 = 348. 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 65% 31% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 348
2007 77% 20% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 477

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 57% 34% 7% 2% < 1% 348
2007 61% 35% 3% 1% < 1% 477

Attendance at religious services among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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% 51% 16% < 1% 348
2007 48% 43% 9% < 1% 477

Frequency of prayer among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 54% 28% 7% 11% < 1% 348
2007 57% 25% 6% 11% 1% 477

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 14% 9% 11% 65% < 1% 348
2007 15% 14% 13% 58% < 1% 477

Frequency of meditation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 31% 10% 6% 53% 1% 348
2007 34% 7% 5% 52% 3% 477

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 56% 23% 11% 10% < 1% 348
2007 44% 18% 19% 13% 6% 477

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 45% 20% 12% 22% 1% 348
2007 31% 18% 18% 29% 4% 477

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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% 8% 58% 5% 3% 348
2007 28% 9% 57% 4% 2% 477

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say…

Survey year 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 = 348. 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 27% 72% < 1% < 1% 348

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 24% 14% 16% 46% < 1% 348
2007 30% 13% 12% 44% 2% 477

Interpreting scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 348. 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 19% 46% 2% 27% 6% 348
2007 21% 49% 2% 19% 9% 477

Belief in Heaven among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 87% 7% 5% 348
2007 84% 6% 10% 477

Belief in Hell among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 61% 28% 11% 348
2007 66% 20% 15% 477

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 43% 9% 47% 348
2007 37% 14% 49% 477

Political ideology among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 34% 39% 24% 2% 348
2007 34% 45% 17% 4% 477

Views about size of government among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 62% 34% 2% 2% 348
2007 55% 30% 6% 9% 477

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 48% 47% 4% 2% 348

Views about abortion among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 63% 35% 2% 348
2007 56% 39% 5% 477

Views about homosexuality among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 73% 23% 3% 1% 348
2007 56% 35% 5% 4% 477

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 348. 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 65% 30% 5% 348

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say…

Survey year 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 = 348. 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 34% 63% 2% 1% 348
2007 25% 70% 3% 3% 477

Views about human evolution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are in the Midwest who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 348. 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 27% 37% 5% 28% 3% 348