DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 81% 19% 260
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 181

Gender composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Men Women 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.
Generation X 49% 51% 109
Baby Boomer 44% 56% 260
Silent 41% 59% 181

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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.
Generation X 96% < 1% 2% 1% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 95% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 256
Silent 98% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 179

Immigrant status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher 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.
Generation X 6% 2% 92% 109
Baby Boomer 3% 7% 90% 259
Silent 2% 14% 85% 181

Income distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Generation X 7% 15% 38% 40% 103
Baby Boomer 19% 23% 28% 30% 225
Silent 32% 31% 30% 7% 146

Educational distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Generation X 17% 38% 25% 19% 109
Baby Boomer 31% 30% 21% 18% 259
Silent 47% 24% 16% 12% 181

Marital status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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.
Generation X 79% 5% 7% < 1% 9% 109
Baby Boomer 75% 3% 14% 4% 4% 260
Silent 59% 2% 6% 29% 4% 179

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Generation X 75% 25% 109
Baby Boomer 10% 90% 260
Silent < 1% 100% 181

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort 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
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Generation X 62% 34% 2% < 1% < 1% 3% 109
Baby Boomer 73% 22% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 260
Silent 73% 22% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 181

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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.
Generation X 48% 39% 10% 2% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 64% 31% 5% < 1% < 1% 260
Silent 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 181

Attendance at religious services among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never 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.
Generation X 26% 59% 15% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 36% 51% 14% < 1% 260
Silent 53% 34% 12% < 1% 181

Frequency of prayer among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never 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.
Generation X 50% 32% 10% 9% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 62% 25% 4% 9% 1% 260
Silent 70% 19% 3% 7% 1% 181

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Generation X 11% 10% 10% 69% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 18% 7% 13% 63% < 1% 260
Silent 24% 15% 13% 46% 2% 181

Frequency of meditation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Generation X 19% 10% 8% 63% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 34% 10% 3% 52% < 1% 260
Silent 52% 8% 5% 32% 3% 181

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Generation X 50% 23% 10% 16% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 60% 17% 16% 7% < 1% 260
Silent 69% 14% 8% 8% 1% 181

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Generation X 37% 24% 13% 26% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 44% 20% 15% 22% < 1% 260
Silent 51% 10% 9% 25% 4% 181

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Generation X 28% 16% 47% 5% 4% 109
Baby Boomer 35% 5% 53% 5% 3% 260
Silent 41% 4% 48% 6% 1% 181

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort 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 = 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.
Generation X 23% 76% 1% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 35% 64% 1% 1% 260
Silent 33% 63% 3% 1% 181

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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.
Generation X 19% 9% 18% 54% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 28% 13% 16% 42% < 1% 260
Silent 42% 13% 8% 35% 1% 181

Interpreting scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort 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
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Generation X 14% 47% < 1% 33% 5% 109
Baby Boomer 20% 42% 2% 27% 9% 260
Silent 29% 39% 2% 19% 10% 181

Belief in Heaven among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/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.
Generation X 88% 5% 7% 109
Baby Boomer 82% 11% 8% 260
Silent 86% 4% 10% 181

Belief in Hell among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/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.
Generation X 61% 36% 4% 109
Baby Boomer 61% 25% 14% 260
Silent 47% 35% 18% 181

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. 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.
Generation X 53% 4% 42% 109
Baby Boomer 38% 13% 49% 260
Silent 47% 12% 42% 181

Political ideology among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort 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.
Generation X 38% 40% 21% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 30% 40% 29% 1% 260
Silent 40% 43% 15% 2% 181

Views about size of government among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends 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.
Generation X 69% 27% 4% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 60% 34% 4% 2% 260
Silent 64% 23% 7% 5% 181

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally 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.
Generation X 54% 41% 5% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 45% 49% 5% 1% 260
Silent 49% 42% 7% 3% 181

Views about abortion among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases 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.
Generation X 58% 41% 1% 109
Baby Boomer 72% 27% 1% 260
Silent 61% 34% 5% 181

Views about homosexuality among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally 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.
Generation X 86% 11% 3% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 71% 21% 5% 3% 260
Silent 57% 38% 4% 1% 181

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose 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.
Generation X 82% 17% 1% 109
Baby Boomer 62% 31% 8% 260
Silent 48% 42% 10% 181

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort 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 = 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.
Generation X 34% 64% 2% < 1% 109
Baby Boomer 35% 62% 3% 1% 260
Silent 43% 52% 2% 3% 181

Views about human evolution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by generational group

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

Generational cohort 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 = 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.
Generation X 27% 38% 2% 31% 2% 109
Baby Boomer 19% 44% 5% 28% 3% 260
Silent 15% 34% 6% 38% 7% 181