DemographicInformation

Age distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 226. 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.
High school or less 13% 23% 30% 34% 226
Some college 17% 31% 28% 24% 236
College 13% 40% 27% 20% 232
Post-graduate degree 5% 41% 32% 22% 157

Generational cohort among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 226. 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.
High school or less 11% 4% 21% 37% 25% 3% 226
Some college 14% 7% 28% 35% 14% 3% 236
College 7% 12% 34% 33% 13% 1% 232
Post-graduate degree < 1% 10% 36% 38% 15% 1% 157

Gender composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 45% 55% 234
Some college 48% 52% 240
College 44% 56% 235
Post-graduate degree 46% 54% 159

Racial and ethnic composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 229. 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.
High school or less 95% 1% 1% 2% 1% 229
Some college 95% 1% < 1% < 1% 4% 238
College 96% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 234
Post-graduate degree 90% 1% 5% 1% 3% 156

Immigrant status among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 231. 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.
High school or less 3% 7% 90% 231
Some college 2% 10% 88% 238
College 2% 5% 93% 235
Post-graduate degree 6% 11% 83% 158

Income distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 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.
High school or less 43% 20% 22% 14% 195
Some college 14% 29% 40% 17% 204
College 8% 16% 37% 39% 208
Post-graduate degree 9% 13% 28% 50% 142

Marital status among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 232. 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.
High school or less 51% 4% 14% 13% 17% 232
Some college 56% 5% 11% 8% 20% 240
College 66% 4% 9% 4% 17% 233
Post-graduate degree 74% 7% 6% 4% 9% 159

Parent of children under 18 among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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.
High school or less 18% 82% 233
Some college 27% 73% 240
College 33% 67% 235
Post-graduate degree 34% 66% 159

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Educational distribution 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 = 234. 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.
High school or less 66% 26% 4% 1% 2% 1% 234
Some college 62% 32% 2% 1% 1% 2% 240
College 64% 29% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 54% 37% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 159

Importance of religion in one's life among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 46% 40% 10% 3% 1% 234
Some college 49% 39% 10% < 1% 1% 240
College 42% 45% 12% 1% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 47% 33% 18% 2% < 1% 159

Attendance at religious services among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 23% 44% 32% 2% 234
Some college 25% 55% 20% < 1% 240
College 27% 60% 13% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 36% 46% 18% < 1% 159

Frequency of prayer among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 46% 26% 8% 17% 2% 234
Some college 47% 34% 8% 11% < 1% 240
College 50% 24% 7% 19% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 48% 29% 5% 16% 1% 159

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 10% 11% 7% 71% 1% 234
Some college 15% 6% 9% 69% < 1% 240
College 10% 5% 14% 71% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 14% 10% 11% 64% 1% 159

Frequency of meditation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 30% 8% 1% 58% 2% 234
Some college 30% 7% 5% 57% 1% 240
College 29% 12% 8% 51% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 30% 9% 9% 50% 2% 159

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 47% 22% 10% 19% 3% 234
Some college 54% 18% 13% 14% 1% 240
College 53% 19% 16% 11% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 57% 16% 9% 18% < 1% 159

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 35% 12% 12% 39% 3% 234
Some college 44% 20% 12% 22% 1% 240
College 42% 27% 17% 15% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 40% 22% 13% 24% 2% 159

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

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

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 26% 4% 62% 6% 2% 234
Some college 29% 10% 54% 4% 2% 240
College 25% 11% 51% 10% 4% 235
Post-graduate degree 30% 11% 49% 7% 3% 159

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 234. 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.
High school or less 22% 77% 1% < 1% 234
Some college 29% 69% 1% < 1% 240
College 39% 58% 1% 2% 235
Post-graduate degree 25% 73% 2% 1% 159

Frequency of reading scripture among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 20% 12% 16% 50% 2% 234
Some college 21% 12% 14% 53% < 1% 240
College 19% 14% 18% 49% < 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 18% 14% 16% 52% < 1% 159

Interpreting scripture among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution 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 = 234. 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.
High school or less 29% 36% 1% 25% 9% 234
Some college 15% 44% 3% 27% 12% 240
College 4% 43% 3% 43% 7% 235
Post-graduate degree 8% 36% 2% 45% 9% 159

Belief in Heaven among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 82% 11% 7% 234
Some college 83% 7% 10% 240
College 82% 8% 10% 235
Post-graduate degree 71% 15% 13% 159

Belief in Hell among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 59% 29% 12% 234
Some college 62% 27% 11% 240
College 55% 35% 10% 235
Post-graduate degree 47% 38% 16% 159

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 42% 21% 37% 234
Some college 46% 12% 42% 240
College 46% 9% 44% 235
Post-graduate degree 38% 9% 53% 159

Political ideology among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 40% 30% 21% 8% 234
Some college 37% 42% 20% 2% 240
College 30% 45% 24% 1% 235
Post-graduate degree 21% 47% 29% 3% 159

Views about size of government among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 64% 28% 5% 4% 234
Some college 66% 26% 5% 3% 240
College 63% 30% 2% 5% 235
Post-graduate degree 54% 39% 7% 1% 159

Views about government aid to the poor among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 53% 38% 4% 5% 234
Some college 50% 43% 6% 1% 240
College 46% 49% 2% 3% 235
Post-graduate degree 30% 65% 5% < 1% 159

Views about abortion among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 58% 39% 3% 234
Some college 63% 33% 4% 240
College 70% 27% 3% 235
Post-graduate degree 77% 22% 1% 159

Views about homosexuality among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 61% 33% 4% 2% 234
Some college 69% 21% 8% 2% 240
College 85% 11% 2% 2% 235
Post-graduate degree 83% 14% 2% < 1% 159

Views about same-sex marriage among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 234. 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.
High school or less 50% 40% 11% 234
Some college 68% 27% 6% 240
College 71% 22% 6% 235
Post-graduate degree 78% 19% 3% 159

Views about environmental regulation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 234. 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.
High school or less 42% 52% 3% 3% 234
Some college 37% 59% 2% 2% 240
College 28% 68% 2% 2% 235
Post-graduate degree 30% 67% 1% 2% 159

Views about human evolution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by educational group

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Educational distribution 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 = 234. 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.
High school or less 22% 29% 4% 39% 7% 234
Some college 27% 40% 2% 28% 3% 240
College 34% 42% 3% 16% 4% 235
Post-graduate degree 41% 40% 6% 11% 1% 159