Views about size of government among baptists in the Evangelical Tradition

% of 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 = 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 66% 28% 2% 3% 3,142
2007 49% 41% 4% 7% 4,008

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DemographicInformation

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

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are ages…

Views about size of government 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,170. 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 13% 30% 32% 25% 2,170
Bigger government; more services 21% 31% 30% 18% 737
Don't know 9% 19% 36% 35% 102

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

% of 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 = 2,170. 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 8% 9% 26% 39% 17% 1% 2,170
Bigger government; more services 13% 14% 25% 35% 12% 1% 737
Don't know 6% 4% 18% 42% 28% 1% 102

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

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,211. 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% 45% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 33% 67% 749
Don't know 32% 68% 105

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

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Views about size of government White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,189. 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 91% 2% 1% 3% 3% 2,189
Bigger government; more services 71% 9% 2% 9% 9% 741
Don't know 80% 4% < 1% 6% 10% 100

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

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,198. 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% 4% 94% 2,198
Bigger government; more services 7% 3% 90% 731
Don't know 4% 2% 94% 102

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

% of 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 = 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.
Smaller government; fewer services 26% 23% 34% 17% 1,943
Bigger government; more services 53% 21% 18% 9% 662

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

% of 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 = 2,195. 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 43% 36% 15% 6% 2,195
Bigger government; more services 59% 29% 8% 4% 748
Don't know 59% 35% 5% 1% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,203. 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% 3% 12% 8% 11% 2,203
Bigger government; more services 40% 8% 20% 11% 20% 748
Don't know 45% 4% 14% 22% 14% 105

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

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,204. 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 28% 72% 2,204
Bigger government; more services 29% 71% 747
Don't know 14% 86% 104

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 82% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 749
Don't know 80% 14% < 1% 4% < 1% 2% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 81% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 75% 23% 1% < 1% < 1% 749
Don't know 79% 16% 1% < 1% 4% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 59% 29% 11% < 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 43% 39% 17% 1% 749
Don't know 41% 21% 31% 7% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 81% 12% 3% 4% 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 73% 17% 3% 6% < 1% 749
Don't know 81% 13% 1% 1% 4% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 47% 13% 10% 30% 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 35% 11% 10% 43% 1% 749
Don't know 35% 4% 9% 49% 3% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 46% 5% 2% 44% 2% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 43% 7% 3% 46% 1% 749
Don't know 51% 5% < 1% 40% 4% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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% 10% 6% 6% 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 69% 14% 8% 9% 1% 749
Don't know 73% 10% 10% 5% 2% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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% 16% 11% 26% 2% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 41% 17% 13% 28% 1% 749
Don't know 46% 8% 10% 31% 6% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 63% 4% 30% 2% 2% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 46% 5% 43% 4% 2% 749
Don't know 45% 6% 36% 3% 10% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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% 39% 1% 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 29% 68% 1% 1% 749
Don't know 43% 54% 1% 2% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 65% 11% 7% 16% < 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 53% 14% 7% 25% 1% 749
Don't know 55% 15% 5% 20% 4% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 61% 24% 3% 8% 4% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 51% 32% 4% 9% 5% 749
Don't know 58% 14% 10% 12% 5% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 87% 6% 8% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 91% 5% 4% 749
Don't know 94% 2% 5% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 85% 8% 7% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 86% 10% 4% 749
Don't know 84% 6% 10% 105

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 74% 10% 16% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 34% 19% 47% 749
Don't know 39% 29% 33% 105

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

% of baptists in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Views about size of government Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,211. 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 71% 21% 5% 3% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 37% 34% 22% 7% 749
Don't know 38% 34% 14% 14% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 72% 24% 3% 1% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 33% 62% 3% 3% 749
Don't know 35% 41% 9% 15% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 26% 71% 3% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 45% 52% 3% 749
Don't know 36% 51% 13% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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% 67% 4% 2% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 51% 41% 5% 4% 749
Don't know 26% 54% 5% 15% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 18% 76% 6% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 43% 50% 7% 749
Don't know 28% 47% 25% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 61% 35% 3% 2% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 35% 60% 1% 4% 749
Don't know 33% 51% 7% 10% 105

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

% of 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 = 2,211. 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 9% 22% 1% 63% 5% 2,211
Bigger government; more services 18% 30% 2% 46% 4% 749
Don't know 16% 18% 10% 40% 16% 105