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

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

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 57% 4% 34% 3% 2% 3,142
2007 52% 4% 41% 2% 2% 4,008

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,879. 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.
Religion 11% 29% 34% 26% 1,879
Philosophy/reason 24% 37% 23% 16% 123
Common sense 20% 30% 29% 21% 927

Generational cohort among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,879. 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.
Religion 8% 8% 25% 41% 17% 1% 1,879
Philosophy/reason 10% 16% 34% 26% 13% < 1% 123
Common sense 12% 13% 25% 34% 15% 1% 927

Gender composition among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 44% 56% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 57% 43% 124
Common sense 53% 47% 938

Racial and ethnic composition among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,900. 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.
Religion 86% 4% 1% 5% 4% 1,900
Philosophy/reason 79% 3% 2% 9% 7% 124
Common sense 83% 4% 1% 5% 7% 928

Immigrant status among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,910. 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.
Religion 3% 4% 93% 1,910
Philosophy/reason 7% 6% 87% 123
Common sense 3% 3% 94% 919

Income distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,660. 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.
Religion 31% 22% 32% 16% 1,660
Philosophy/reason 37% 22% 27% 14% 114
Common sense 41% 22% 25% 12% 837

Educational distribution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,911. 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.
Religion 45% 34% 15% 6% 1,911
Philosophy/reason 45% 39% 12% 5% 124
Common sense 55% 33% 9% 4% 932

Marital status among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,916. 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.
Religion 66% 2% 11% 10% 11% 1,916
Philosophy/reason 48% 9% 14% 9% 20% 123
Common sense 47% 8% 19% 9% 18% 936

Parent of children under 18 among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,915. 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.
Religion 25% 75% 1,915
Philosophy/reason 35% 65% 124
Common sense 29% 71% 935

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say they…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 1,921. 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.
Religion 95% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 72% 18% 7% < 1% 1% 2% 124
Common sense 79% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 938

Importance of religion in one's life among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 56% 40% 2% 2% < 1% 124
Common sense 58% 36% 4% 1% < 1% 938

Attendance at religious services among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 71% 21% 7% 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 28% 46% 24% 1% 124
Common sense 30% 46% 23% 1% 938

Frequency of prayer among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who pray…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 60% 23% 6% 10% < 1% 124
Common sense 64% 21% 5% 9% 2% 938

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 57% 12% 9% 22% 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 27% 10% 9% 54% 1% 124
Common sense 22% 13% 11% 53% < 1% 938

Frequency of meditation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who meditate…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 53% 5% 2% 38% 2% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 47% 8% 2% 42% 2% 124
Common sense 33% 7% 3% 56% 2% 938

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 85% 8% 3% 3% 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 62% 15% 8% 14% 1% 124
Common sense 59% 16% 11% 13% 1% 938

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 48% 14% 10% 25% 2% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 49% 13% 21% 15% 2% 124
Common sense 33% 20% 14% 31% 1% 938

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 1,921. 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.
Religion 61% 37% 1% 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 34% 62% 2% 2% 124
Common sense 32% 65% 1% 1% 938

Frequency of reading scripture among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who read scripture…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 77% 10% 4% 9% 1% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 43% 13% 11% 33% < 1% 124
Common sense 39% 15% 11% 35% 1% 938

Interpreting scripture among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 1,921. 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.
Religion 71% 21% 3% 2% 3% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 33% 41% < 1% 19% 7% 124
Common sense 42% 33% 3% 16% 6% 938

Belief in Heaven among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in heaven

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 88% 5% 8% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 90% 7% 3% 124
Common sense 91% 4% 5% 938

Belief in Hell among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who …in hell

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 89% 5% 6% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 79% 16% 5% 124
Common sense 81% 12% 7% 938

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 69% 11% 20% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 48% 11% 41% 124
Common sense 50% 16% 34% 938

Political ideology among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 71% 20% 6% 4% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 40% 34% 21% 5% 124
Common sense 45% 33% 15% 7% 938

Views about size of government among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 73% 22% 2% 3% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 62% 32% 1% 4% 124
Common sense 59% 35% 3% 4% 938

Views about government aid to the poor among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 63% 31% 4% 2% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 48% 51% < 1% < 1% 124
Common sense 54% 41% 3% 2% 938

Views about abortion among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 20% 76% 3% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 57% 41% 2% 124
Common sense 47% 49% 4% 938

Views about homosexuality among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say homosexuality…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 22% 71% 4% 3% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 55% 37% 6% 1% 124
Common sense 50% 42% 4% 4% 938

Views about same-sex marriage among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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.
Religion 15% 80% 5% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 48% 46% 6% 124
Common sense 39% 52% 9% 938

Views about environmental regulation among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 1,921. 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.
Religion 57% 38% 2% 3% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 40% 57% 2% 2% 124
Common sense 47% 47% 3% 3% 938

Views about human evolution among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who say humans…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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
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Religion 5% 20% 1% 70% 4% 1,921
Philosophy/reason 23% 37% 5% 31% 5% 124
Common sense 21% 30% 3% 41% 5% 938