DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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 7% 25% 32% 37% 378
2007 8% 31% 30% 31% 416

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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 6% 4% 22% 40% 25% 3% 378
2007 < 1% 6% 19% 37% 27% 11% 416

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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 39% 61% 389
2007 38% 62% 425

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 386. 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 94% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 386
2007 97% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% 425

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 387. 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 2% 8% 89% 387
2007 4% 6% 91% 422

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 333. 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 18% 25% 33% 25% 333
2007 24% 26% 33% 17% 340

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 388. 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% 20% 16% 388

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 388. 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% 4% 10% 12% 11% 388
2007 60% 2% 9% 17% 12% 424

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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 20% 80% 389
2007 25% 75% 425

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 78% 17% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 389
2007 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 425

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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% 21% 4% 1% < 1% 389
2007 77% 20% 1% 1% < 1% 425

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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% 42% 13% < 1% 389
2007 61% 32% 7% < 1% 425

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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% 20% 3% 4% 1% 389
2007 76% 15% 2% 6% 1% 425

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 23% 10% 13% 53% < 1% 389
2007 22% 20% 15% 43% < 1% 425

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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% 12% 4% 40% 1% 389
2007 53% 5% 2% 37% 2% 425

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 55% 17% 8% 18% 1% 389
2007 47% 15% 11% 22% 4% 425

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 38% 7% 48% 4% 3% 389
2007 39% 9% 47% 3% 3% 425

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 28% 69% 2% < 1% 389

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 37% 16% 14% 33% < 1% 389
2007 46% 14% 9% 30% 1% 425

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 22% 43% 2% 25% 7% 389
2007 30% 46% 4% 13% 7% 425

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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% 5% 8% 389
2007 87% 6% 7% 425

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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 59% 29% 12% 389
2007 67% 20% 12% 425

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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% 11% 44% 389
2007 46% 12% 42% 425

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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 32% 43% 22% 3% 389
2007 44% 41% 12% 3% 425

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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% 30% 5% 3% 389
2007 53% 31% 7% 8% 425

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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 44% 49% 6% 1% 389

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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% 36% 2% 389
2007 57% 37% 6% 425

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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 72% 23% 4% 1% 389
2007 55% 34% 7% 4% 425

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. 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 64% 30% 6% 389

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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% 64% 3% 1% 389
2007 26% 66% 4% 5% 425

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 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 = 389. 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% 43% 5% 30% 4% 389