DemographicInformation

Age distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 503. 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.
Married 2% 37% 36% 26% 503
Divorced/separated 3% 27% 45% 25% 103
Widowed < 1% 2% 12% 86% 107
Never married 66% 21% 7% 7% 105

Generational cohort among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 503. 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.
Married 1% 4% 35% 43% 17% 1% 503
Divorced/separated 2% 6% 22% 53% 16% 1% 103
Widowed < 1% < 1% 2% 19% 64% 16% 107
Never married 51% 21% 15% 10% 3% < 1% 105

Gender composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 51% 49% 514
Divorced/separated 40% 60% 107
Widowed 19% 81% 109
Never married 52% 48% 106

Racial and ethnic composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 506. 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.
Married 95% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 506
Divorced/separated 95% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 106
Widowed 99% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 108
Never married 90% 2% 2% 2% 5% 103

Immigrant status among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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.
Married 4% 8% 88% 511
Divorced/separated 1% 2% 97% 107
Widowed 1% 17% 82% 106
Never married 4% 9% 87% 104

Income distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 443. 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.
Married 13% 14% 37% 36% 443
Divorced/separated 44% 30% 19% 7% 100

Educational distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 510. 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.
Married 33% 29% 21% 17% 510
Divorced/separated 48% 29% 16% 7% 107
Widowed 57% 28% 9% 6% 108
Never married 38% 36% 19% 7% 106

Parent of children under 18 among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 513. 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.
Married 34% 66% 513
Divorced/separated 24% 76% 107
Widowed 2% 98% 109
Never married 9% 91% 106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Marital status 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 = 514. 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.
Married 66% 28% 3% 1% 1% 2% 514
Divorced/separated 66% 29% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% 107
Widowed 75% 14% 3% 4% 3% 1% 109
Never married 49% 39% 7% < 1% 3% 1% 106

Importance of religion in one's life among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 49% 37% 12% 2% 1% 514
Divorced/separated 46% 43% 7% 2% 2% 107
Widowed 73% 19% 7% < 1% < 1% 109
Never married 28% 57% 13% 3% < 1% 106

Attendance at religious services among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 30% 51% 19% < 1% 514
Divorced/separated 15% 51% 34% < 1% 107
Widowed 42% 38% 19% 1% 109
Never married 16% 57% 25% 1% 106

Frequency of prayer among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 49% 28% 9% 13% 1% 514
Divorced/separated 50% 30% 1% 19% < 1% 107
Widowed 71% 16% 2% 10% 1% 109
Never married 27% 40% 7% 26% < 1% 106

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 14% 8% 11% 67% < 1% 514
Divorced/separated 8% 14% 4% 74% < 1% 107
Widowed 20% 7% 12% 60% < 1% 109
Never married 5% 7% 9% 79% < 1% 106

Frequency of meditation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 28% 8% 6% 56% 1% 514
Divorced/separated 36% 6% 3% 55% < 1% 107
Widowed 51% 9% 4% 32% 4% 109
Never married 16% 11% 4% 69% < 1% 106

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 51% 18% 16% 15% 1% 514
Divorced/separated 53% 14% 8% 24% < 1% 107
Widowed 71% 9% 7% 14% < 1% 109
Never married 39% 31% 10% 18% 2% 106

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 36% 20% 16% 27% 1% 514
Divorced/separated 46% 10% 13% 29% 2% 107
Widowed 48% 8% 7% 34% 4% 109
Never married 42% 26% 6% 25% 1% 106

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 29% 9% 53% 5% 3% 514
Divorced/separated 25% 7% 60% 6% 1% 107
Widowed 31% 3% 59% 6% 1% 109
Never married 19% 7% 64% 10% < 1% 106

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Marital status 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 = 514. 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.
Married 30% 68% 1% < 1% 514
Divorced/separated 31% 65% 3% 1% 107
Widowed 30% 69% < 1% 1% 109
Never married 20% 78% < 1% 1% 106

Frequency of reading scripture among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 21% 11% 16% 51% < 1% 514
Divorced/separated 15% 15% 17% 53% < 1% 107
Widowed 38% 16% 7% 38% 2% 109
Never married 9% 18% 14% 58% < 1% 106

Interpreting scripture among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 514. 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.
Married 16% 40% 2% 33% 9% 514
Divorced/separated 15% 39% < 1% 32% 14% 107
Widowed 37% 35% 5% 11% 12% 109
Never married 14% 41% 1% 39% 6% 106

Belief in Heaven among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 80% 11% 9% 514
Divorced/separated 80% 13% 7% 107
Widowed 86% 8% 5% 109
Never married 83% 6% 11% 106

Belief in Hell among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 57% 31% 12% 514
Divorced/separated 63% 27% 9% 107
Widowed 50% 30% 20% 109
Never married 65% 28% 7% 106

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 48% 12% 40% 514
Divorced/separated 41% 17% 42% 107
Widowed 33% 22% 45% 109
Never married 38% 13% 48% 106

Political ideology among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 36% 39% 21% 3% 514
Divorced/separated 40% 29% 28% 3% 107
Widowed 39% 39% 14% 7% 109
Never married 24% 40% 31% 4% 106

Views about size of government among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 68% 25% 5% 3% 514
Divorced/separated 59% 37% 1% 3% 107
Widowed 57% 27% 8% 9% 109
Never married 57% 40% 2% < 1% 106

Views about government aid to the poor among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 52% 43% 4% 1% 514
Divorced/separated 41% 48% 6% 5% 107
Widowed 35% 48% 10% 7% 109
Never married 46% 53% 1% < 1% 106

Views about abortion among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 67% 31% 2% 514
Divorced/separated 66% 29% 5% 107
Widowed 56% 37% 7% 109
Never married 65% 32% 2% 106

Views about homosexuality among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 69% 24% 4% 2% 514
Divorced/separated 73% 23% 2% 2% 107
Widowed 59% 29% 8% 3% 109
Never married 81% 17% 2% < 1% 106

Views about same-sex marriage among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 514. 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.
Married 60% 33% 7% 514
Divorced/separated 62% 31% 7% 107
Widowed 46% 37% 17% 109
Never married 77% 17% 6% 106

Views about environmental regulation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Marital status 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 = 514. 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.
Married 39% 57% 2% 2% 514
Divorced/separated 28% 68% 2% 1% 107
Widowed 36% 51% 4% 9% 109
Never married 27% 71% < 1% 2% 106

Views about human evolution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Marital status 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 = 514. 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.
Married 28% 36% 4% 29% 4% 514
Divorced/separated 25% 36% 4% 28% 6% 107
Widowed 23% 24% 5% 39% 8% 109
Never married 35% 44% < 1% 18% 2% 106