Political ideology among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,142. 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 60% 25% 10% 5% 3,142
2007 53% 30% 10% 7% 4,008

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,943. 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.
Conservative 10% 30% 32% 27% 1,943
Moderate 22% 29% 30% 19% 740
Liberal 20% 28% 35% 17% 273
Don't know 24% 30% 26% 20% 127

Generational cohort among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,943. 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.
Conservative 7% 7% 27% 39% 18% 1% 1,943
Moderate 15% 12% 24% 35% 13% 1% 740
Liberal 8% 16% 24% 41% 11% < 1% 273
Don't know 11% 23% 20% 29% 15% 2% 127

Gender composition among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 50% 50% 1,978
Moderate 48% 52% 748
Liberal 39% 61% 277
Don't know 43% 57% 139

Racial and ethnic composition among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,957. 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.
Conservative 89% 2% 1% 4% 4% 1,957
Moderate 79% 6% 1% 7% 7% 743
Liberal 76% 9% 3% 5% 8% 271
Don't know 82% 5% < 1% 5% 8% 136

Immigrant status among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,966. 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.
Conservative 3% 3% 94% 1,966
Moderate 5% 3% 92% 740
Liberal 5% 5% 90% 271
Don't know < 1% 4% 95% 130

Income distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,708. 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.
Conservative 28% 23% 32% 17% 1,708
Moderate 39% 20% 30% 11% 680
Liberal 50% 25% 17% 8% 257

Educational distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,968. 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.
Conservative 45% 34% 15% 6% 1,968
Moderate 49% 34% 11% 6% 746
Liberal 55% 32% 8% 5% 277
Don't know 63% 34% 3% 1% 134

Marital status among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,974. 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.
Conservative 65% 3% 12% 9% 10% 1,974
Moderate 48% 6% 16% 10% 20% 745
Liberal 45% 7% 22% 10% 16% 276
Don't know 42% 7% 11% 16% 24% 138

Parent of children under 18 among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,974. 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.
Conservative 26% 74% 1,974
Moderate 29% 71% 745
Liberal 29% 71% 277
Don't know 31% 69% 136

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say they…

Political ideology 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 = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,978
Moderate 83% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 748
Liberal 71% 22% 5% 2% < 1% 1% 277
Don't know 90% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 139

Importance of religion in one's life among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 85% 13% 1% < 1% 1% 1,978
Moderate 71% 25% 3% 1% < 1% 748
Liberal 61% 34% 4% 1% < 1% 277
Don't know 83% 14% < 1% 2% < 1% 139

Attendance at religious services among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 63% 27% 9% 1% 1,978
Moderate 43% 39% 17% < 1% 748
Liberal 30% 41% 28% < 1% 277
Don't know 38% 35% 21% 6% 139

Frequency of prayer among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 83% 12% 2% 2% 1% 1,978
Moderate 74% 15% 3% 8% 1% 748
Liberal 66% 19% 4% 11% < 1% 277
Don't know 75% 12% 6% 6% 1% 139

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who attend prayer group…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 50% 12% 10% 27% 1% 1,978
Moderate 33% 15% 9% 43% < 1% 748
Liberal 29% 7% 8% 56% 1% 277
Don't know 31% 11% 12% 43% 3% 139

Frequency of meditation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who meditate…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 48% 6% 2% 41% 2% 1,978
Moderate 42% 7% 3% 47% 1% 748
Liberal 38% 5% 2% 56% < 1% 277
Don't know 39% 5% 5% 44% 6% 139

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 80% 10% 5% 5% 1% 1,978
Moderate 70% 13% 9% 7% < 1% 748
Liberal 60% 18% 8% 14% < 1% 277
Don't know 59% 11% 7% 18% 5% 139

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 45% 14% 11% 27% 2% 1,978
Moderate 40% 21% 13% 24% 1% 748
Liberal 43% 16% 13% 27% 1% 277
Don't know 33% 13% 13% 38% 4% 139

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 68% 3% 25% 2% 2% 1,978
Moderate 45% 6% 44% 3% 2% 748
Liberal 32% 9% 51% 6% 2% 277
Don't know 46% 5% 45% 2% 3% 139

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Political ideology 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 = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 61% 37% 1% 1% 1,978
Moderate 35% 63% 1% 1% 748
Liberal 24% 74% 1% 1% 277
Don't know 31% 61% 5% 3% 139

Frequency of reading scripture among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who read scripture…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 69% 11% 6% 13% 1% 1,978
Moderate 51% 13% 10% 26% 1% 748
Liberal 48% 12% 6% 34% < 1% 277
Don't know 48% 11% 11% 27% 4% 139

Interpreting scripture among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology 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 = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 67% 22% 4% 4% 2% 1,978
Moderate 44% 34% 3% 13% 6% 748
Liberal 37% 32% 3% 19% 9% 277
Don't know 58% 14% 8% 7% 12% 139

Belief in Heaven among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 87% 5% 8% 1,978
Moderate 91% 5% 4% 748
Liberal 89% 7% 4% 277
Don't know 95% 2% 3% 139

Belief in Hell among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 87% 6% 7% 1,978
Moderate 86% 10% 4% 748
Liberal 76% 19% 5% 277
Don't know 90% 4% 6% 139

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 76% 9% 15% 1,978
Moderate 44% 14% 41% 748
Liberal 29% 19% 52% 277
Don't know 27% 44% 29% 139

Views about size of government among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 79% 17% 2% 2% 1,978
Moderate 55% 38% 3% 4% 748
Liberal 32% 60% 3% 5% 277
Don't know 45% 39% 7% 9% 139

Views about government aid to the poor among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 70% 25% 3% 2% 1,978
Moderate 44% 50% 4% 2% 748
Liberal 37% 59% 3% 1% 277
Don't know 46% 42% 5% 8% 139

Views about abortion among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 20% 76% 4% 1,978
Moderate 45% 51% 3% 748
Liberal 62% 35% 3% 277
Don't know 37% 54% 10% 139

Views about homosexuality among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 22% 70% 4% 3% 1,978
Moderate 49% 42% 5% 4% 748
Liberal 62% 33% 4% 2% 277
Don't know 33% 51% 7% 8% 139

Views about same-sex marriage among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

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

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 14% 80% 6% 1,978
Moderate 42% 50% 8% 748
Liberal 54% 40% 6% 277
Don't know 32% 54% 14% 139

Views about environmental regulation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Political ideology 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 = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 60% 35% 3% 3% 1,978
Moderate 41% 55% 2% 2% 748
Liberal 34% 62% 1% 3% 277
Don't know 46% 39% 6% 10% 139

Views about human evolution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by political ideology

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say humans…

Political ideology 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 = 1,978. 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.
Conservative 8% 19% 2% 67% 5% 1,978
Moderate 17% 32% 1% 45% 4% 748
Liberal 23% 36% 5% 34% 3% 277
Don't know 10% 27% 5% 46% 12% 139