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

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 874. 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 51% 19% 12% 16% 1% 874
2007 42% 18% 16% 19% 5% 1,186

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 470. 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.
At least once a week 9% 28% 32% 32% 470
Once or twice a month 24% 34% 23% 19% 150
Several times a year 10% 41% 30% 19% 104
Seldom/never 15% 31% 30% 23% 116

Generational cohort among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 470. 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.
At least once a week 7% 5% 24% 38% 23% 2% 470
Once or twice a month 18% 10% 31% 25% 12% 4% 150
Several times a year 6% 6% 39% 37% 12% 1% 104
Seldom/never 8% 10% 28% 39% 13% 2% 116

Gender composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 39% 61% 485
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 151
Several times a year 48% 52% 105
Seldom/never 65% 35% 120

Racial and ethnic composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 478. 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.
At least once a week 93% 2% 1% 1% 3% 478
Once or twice a month 97% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 148
Several times a year 97% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 103
Seldom/never 95% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 119

Immigrant status among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 482. 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.
At least once a week 2% 9% 89% 482
Once or twice a month 2% 7% 91% 151
Several times a year 4% 7% 88% 105
Seldom/never 9% 6% 85% 116

Income distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 417. 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.
At least once a week 19% 24% 32% 25% 417
Once or twice a month 28% 15% 35% 22% 136
Seldom/never 31% 27% 24% 18% 104

Educational distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 484. 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.
At least once a week 34% 32% 20% 15% 484
Once or twice a month 42% 27% 19% 11% 150
Several times a year 31% 33% 26% 10% 103
Seldom/never 44% 27% 14% 15% 118

Marital status among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 483. 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.
At least once a week 58% 6% 11% 12% 13% 483
Once or twice a month 54% 7% 8% 4% 27% 150
Several times a year 73% 2% 7% 4% 14% 105
Seldom/never 54% 2% 17% 8% 19% 120

Parent of children under 18 among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 484. 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.
At least once a week 23% 77% 484
Once or twice a month 33% 67% 151
Several times a year 32% 68% 105
Seldom/never 26% 74% 120

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 485. 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.
At least once a week 73% 22% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 485
Once or twice a month 59% 35% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 151
Several times a year 47% 47% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 45% 39% 6% 2% 7% 1% 120

Importance of religion in one's life among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 62% 29% 7% 1% < 1% 485
Once or twice a month 38% 50% 9% 2% 1% 151
Several times a year 26% 55% 20% < 1% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 21% 51% 23% 4% 1% 120

Attendance at religious services among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 36% 45% 20% < 1% 485
Once or twice a month 24% 61% 15% < 1% 151
Several times a year 9% 62% 29% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 12% 49% 38% 1% 120

Frequency of prayer among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 63% 23% 3% 10% 1% 485
Once or twice a month 39% 43% 8% 10% < 1% 151
Several times a year 25% 36% 21% 17% 1% 105
Seldom/never 24% 26% 12% 38% < 1% 120

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 19% 9% 11% 61% < 1% 485
Once or twice a month 8% 10% 11% 71% < 1% 151
Several times a year 3% 2% 11% 84% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 3% 6% 3% 87% < 1% 120

Frequency of meditation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 42% 11% 5% 41% 1% 485
Once or twice a month 26% 13% 5% 56% < 1% 151
Several times a year 11% 3% 6% 78% 1% 105
Seldom/never 8% 2% 2% 87% 1% 120

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 53% 17% 9% 19% 2% 485
Once or twice a month 32% 28% 13% 27% < 1% 151
Several times a year 21% 21% 31% 28% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 21% 11% 12% 56% 1% 120

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 33% 8% 50% 5% 4% 485
Once or twice a month 30% 5% 57% 7% 2% 151
Several times a year 14% 12% 69% 5% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 12% 11% 69% 8% 1% 120

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 485. 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.
At least once a week 28% 70% 2% 1% 485
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% 1% 151
Several times a year 32% 67% 1% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 30% 70% < 1% < 1% 120

Frequency of reading scripture among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 30% 14% 14% 41% 1% 485
Once or twice a month 15% 18% 20% 46% < 1% 151
Several times a year 4% 5% 23% 68% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 5% 7% 11% 77% < 1% 120

Interpreting scripture among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 485. 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.
At least once a week 20% 38% 2% 30% 10% 485
Once or twice a month 15% 51% 1% 30% 3% 151
Several times a year 16% 33% 2% 37% 12% 105
Seldom/never 13% 37% 1% 38% 10% 120

Belief in Heaven among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 82% 8% 11% 485
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 4% 151
Several times a year 79% 9% 11% 105
Seldom/never 72% 20% 8% 120

Belief in Hell among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 56% 31% 14% 485
Once or twice a month 67% 25% 7% 151
Several times a year 53% 32% 15% 105
Seldom/never 54% 38% 8% 120

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 42% 14% 44% 485
Once or twice a month 45% 13% 42% 151
Several times a year 47% 10% 43% 105
Seldom/never 46% 15% 39% 120

Political ideology among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 34% 41% 22% 3% 485
Once or twice a month 40% 32% 25% 3% 151
Several times a year 32% 43% 25% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 34% 43% 17% 6% 120

Views about size of government among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 62% 28% 6% 4% 485
Once or twice a month 72% 26% 1% 1% 151
Several times a year 60% 34% 3% 2% 105
Seldom/never 59% 33% 5% 2% 120

Views about government aid to the poor among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 45% 48% 5% 2% 485
Once or twice a month 56% 41% 2% 1% 151
Several times a year 44% 42% 13% 1% 105
Seldom/never 48% 48% < 1% 3% 120

Views about abortion among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 63% 34% 3% 485
Once or twice a month 59% 38% 3% 151
Several times a year 72% 26% 2% 105
Seldom/never 74% 24% 3% 120

Views about homosexuality among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 73% 20% 5% 1% 485
Once or twice a month 67% 31% 1% 1% 151
Several times a year 77% 17% 2% 5% 105
Seldom/never 67% 24% 7% 2% 120

Views about same-sex marriage among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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.
At least once a week 66% 28% 7% 485
Once or twice a month 62% 35% 4% 151
Several times a year 62% 26% 12% 105
Seldom/never 60% 31% 8% 120

Views about environmental regulation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 485. 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.
At least once a week 32% 62% 3% 2% 485
Once or twice a month 40% 59% < 1% 1% 151
Several times a year 36% 58% 1% 5% 105
Seldom/never 44% 53% < 1% 2% 120

Views about human evolution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 485. 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.
At least once a week 27% 37% 4% 26% 5% 485
Once or twice a month 23% 42% 2% 32% 1% 151
Several times a year 29% 32% 5% 26% 7% 105
Seldom/never 40% 30% < 1% 26% 3% 120