DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 113. 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.
Parents 3% 82% 15% 1% 113
Non-parents 15% 10% 35% 41% 513

Generational cohort among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 113. 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.
Parents 2% 5% 78% 15% < 1% < 1% 113
Non-parents 12% 4% 8% 44% 27% 4% 513

Gender composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 51% 49% 114
Non-parents 42% 58% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 112. 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.
Parents 98% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 112
Non-parents 95% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 523

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 7% 3% 90% 114
Non-parents 2% 9% 89% 523

Income distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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.
Parents 10% 10% 35% 44% 108
Non-parents 23% 27% 31% 20% 439

Educational distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 113. 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.
Parents 17% 36% 29% 18% 113
Non-parents 35% 32% 19% 14% 523

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 82% 6% 7% < 1% 4% 114
Non-parents 56% 3% 9% 12% 20% 525

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 114. 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.
Parents 62% 35% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 114
Non-parents 69% 26% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 52% 39% 9% < 1% < 1% 114
Non-parents 59% 32% 7% 1% < 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 28% 61% 10% < 1% 114
Non-parents 37% 47% 16% < 1% 527

Frequency of prayer among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 53% 30% 9% 7% < 1% 114
Non-parents 56% 26% 6% 11% 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 11% 10% 12% 67% < 1% 114
Non-parents 17% 9% 12% 61% < 1% 527

Frequency of meditation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 21% 10% 5% 64% < 1% 114
Non-parents 36% 11% 4% 48% 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 47% 26% 12% 14% < 1% 114
Non-parents 59% 19% 11% 9% 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 38% 23% 10% 29% < 1% 114
Non-parents 45% 20% 12% 22% 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 27% 14% 52% 3% 3% 114
Non-parents 33% 6% 53% 7% 2% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 114. 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.
Parents 32% 67% 1% < 1% 114
Non-parents 28% 70% 2% < 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 19% 10% 19% 52% < 1% 114
Non-parents 28% 16% 14% 42% < 1% 527

Interpreting scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 114. 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.
Parents 13% 45% < 1% 36% 7% 114
Non-parents 22% 42% 2% 26% 8% 527

Belief in Heaven among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 89% 5% 6% 114
Non-parents 84% 9% 7% 527

Belief in Hell among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 55% 40% 6% 114
Non-parents 60% 27% 12% 527

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 51% 6% 43% 114
Non-parents 40% 12% 48% 527

Political ideology among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by parental status

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

Parent of children under 18 Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 34% 44% 20% 2% 114
Non-parents 32% 40% 25% 3% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 70% 25% 4% 1% 114
Non-parents 60% 33% 4% 3% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 48% 45% 7% < 1% 114
Non-parents 46% 48% 4% 2% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 58% 42% < 1% 114
Non-parents 68% 29% 3% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 84% 13% 1% 3% 114
Non-parents 69% 25% 4% 2% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 114. 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.
Parents 75% 22% 3% 114
Non-parents 61% 31% 7% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 114. 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.
Parents 32% 65% 3% < 1% 114
Non-parents 34% 64% 1% 1% 527

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

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

Parent of children under 18 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 = 114. 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.
Parents 28% 40% 1% 27% 4% 114
Non-parents 21% 40% 5% 31% 4% 527