Views about size of government among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 825. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 65% 29% 2% 3% 825
2007 51% 39% 4% 6% 912

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are ages…

Views about size of government 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 564. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 14% 32% 34% 20% 564
Bigger government; more services 23% 37% 26% 14% 202

Generational cohort among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 564. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 10% 8% 28% 42% 12% < 1% 564
Bigger government; more services 15% 13% 32% 30% 11% < 1% 202

Gender composition among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 56% 44% 576
Bigger government; more services 30% 70% 206

Racial and ethnic composition among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Views about size of government White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 571. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 93% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 571
Bigger government; more services 77% < 1% 2% 13% 8% 204

Immigrant status among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 2% 7% 91% 573
Bigger government; more services 9% 6% 85% 201

Income distribution among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who have a household income of…

Views about size of government Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 505. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 29% 25% 32% 15% 505
Bigger government; more services 60% 19% 16% 5% 185

Educational distribution among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who have completed…

Views about size of government High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 44% 35% 14% 6% 573
Bigger government; more services 58% 31% 7% 3% 206

Marital status among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 67% 4% 12% 5% 12% 573
Bigger government; more services 39% 15% 22% 10% 15% 206

Parent of children under 18 among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 574. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 30% 70% 574
Bigger government; more services 31% 69% 205

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say they…

Views about size of government 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 = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 90% 8% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 79% 19% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 206

Importance of religion in one's life among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say religion is…

Views about size of government Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 77% 18% 4% 1% 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 69% 29% 2% < 1% < 1% 206

Attendance at religious services among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who attend religious services…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 55% 32% 13% < 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 30% 51% 18% 1% 206

Frequency of prayer among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who pray…

Views about size of government At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 77% 13% 3% 5% 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 69% 20% 2% 8% < 1% 206

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who attend prayer group…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 44% 14% 7% 33% 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 30% 13% 10% 47% < 1% 206

Frequency of meditation among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who meditate…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 42% 6% 2% 47% 3% 576
Bigger government; more services 35% 10% 4% 50% 2% 206

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 73% 11% 8% 7% 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 62% 14% 13% 11% 1% 206

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 45% 19% 11% 23% 2% 576
Bigger government; more services 34% 19% 15% 31% 1% 206

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about size of government Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 58% 4% 34% 2% 2% 576
Bigger government; more services 40% 6% 48% 4% 1% 206

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Views about size of government 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 = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 58% 40% 1% 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 24% 74% 2% < 1% 206

Frequency of reading scripture among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who read scripture…

Views about size of government At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 64% 10% 6% 19% < 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 44% 15% 9% 31% < 1% 206

Interpreting scripture among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Views about size of government 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 = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 58% 25% 2% 10% 4% 576
Bigger government; more services 46% 38% 3% 11% 3% 206

Belief in Heaven among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in heaven

Views about size of government Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 88% 7% 5% 576
Bigger government; more services 94% 4% 2% 206

Belief in Hell among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in hell

Views about size of government Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 86% 9% 5% 576
Bigger government; more services 83% 14% 3% 206

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Views about size of government Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 70% 12% 17% 576
Bigger government; more services 29% 23% 48% 206

Political ideology among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 66% 23% 6% 5% 576
Bigger government; more services 34% 36% 23% 8% 206

Views about government aid to the poor among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Views about size of government Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 69% 26% 4% 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 36% 57% 4% 3% 206

Views about abortion among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say abortion should be…

Views about size of government Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 27% 70% 3% 576
Bigger government; more services 51% 47% 3% 206

Views about homosexuality among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say homosexuality…

Views about size of government Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 33% 60% 4% 3% 576
Bigger government; more services 56% 36% 4% 3% 206

Views about same-sex marriage among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Views about size of government Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 24% 70% 6% 576
Bigger government; more services 50% 43% 7% 206

Views about environmental regulation among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Views about size of government 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 = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 64% 33% 2% 1% 576
Bigger government; more services 40% 60% < 1% 1% 206

Views about human evolution among Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by views about size of government

% of Independent Baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say humans…

Views about size of government 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 = 576. 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 11% 23% 1% 60% 4% 576
Bigger government; more services 18% 37% 2% 41% 2% 206