Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,746. 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 42% 39% 19% < 1% 1,746
2007 40% 43% 16% 1% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 767. 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 8% 25% 30% 37% 767
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 13% 31% 30% 26% 651
Seldom/never 4% 31% 29% 36% 298

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 767. 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 6% 6% 21% 36% 27% 3% 767
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 8% 11% 25% 37% 17% 2% 651
Seldom/never 2% 4% 29% 39% 23% 3% 298

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 38% 62% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 52% 660
Seldom/never 51% 49% 303

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 774. 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% 3% 2% 774
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 94% < 1% 2% 2% 2% 655
Seldom/never 97% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 303

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 774. 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 5% 4% 91% 774
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 4% 5% 92% 657
Seldom/never 2% 4% 94% 302

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 662. 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 25% 22% 33% 21% 662
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 19% 30% 31% 584
Seldom/never 28% 21% 27% 23% 264

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 775. 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% 30% 24% 15% 775
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 34% 21% 15% 657
Seldom/never 48% 25% 19% 9% 302

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 774. 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% 1% 12% 14% 10% 774
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 7% 11% 9% 13% 659
Seldom/never 56% 7% 16% 12% 9% 302

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 777. 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 24% 76% 777
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 74% 659
Seldom/never 18% 82% 303

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 778. 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 86% 13% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 61% 32% 4% 1% 1% 2% 660
Seldom/never 47% 32% 14% 2% 3% 2% 303

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 88% 11% < 1% < 1% 1% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 49% 8% 1% < 1% 660
Seldom/never 28% 45% 20% 7% 1% 303

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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% 14% 1% 2% 1% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 47% 28% 11% 13% 1% 660
Seldom/never 38% 21% 11% 29% 2% 303

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 50% 15% 12% 23% < 1% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 6% 9% 14% 71% < 1% 660
Seldom/never 2% 3% 2% 93% < 1% 303

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 51% 11% 3% 33% 2% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 10% 7% 51% 1% 660
Seldom/never 28% 8% 5% 57% 2% 303

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 76% 13% 5% 4% 2% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 23% 15% 10% 1% 660
Seldom/never 44% 17% 14% 25% 1% 303

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 44% 17% 15% 23% 2% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 16% 18% 26% 1% 660
Seldom/never 35% 14% 17% 32% 2% 303

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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% 31% 3% 2% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 11% 59% 7% 3% 660
Seldom/never 17% 9% 67% 6% 1% 303

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 778. 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 40% 58% 2% < 1% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 66% 1% 1% 660
Seldom/never 36% 63% < 1% 1% 303

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 65% 13% 7% 14% 1% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 16% 17% 16% 49% 1% 660
Seldom/never 16% 5% 7% 71% 1% 303

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services 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 = 778. 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% 41% 4% 9% 8% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 18% 43% 2% 29% 8% 660
Seldom/never 17% 37% 2% 36% 9% 303

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 89% 5% 6% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 84% 9% 7% 660
Seldom/never 77% 15% 8% 303

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 71% 20% 9% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 30% 12% 660
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 303

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 55% 12% 32% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 55% 10% 35% 660
Seldom/never 45% 10% 45% 303

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 50% 36% 11% 3% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 41% 15% 2% 660
Seldom/never 39% 37% 19% 5% 303

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 70% 24% 3% 3% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 29% 2% 4% 660
Seldom/never 62% 30% 3% 5% 303

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 54% 42% 2% 1% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 39% 3% 2% 660
Seldom/never 46% 48% 4% 2% 303

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 50% 46% 4% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 62% 34% 4% 660
Seldom/never 71% 26% 4% 303

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 51% 42% 4% 3% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 68% 24% 5% 3% 660
Seldom/never 66% 26% 4% 4% 303

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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 40% 52% 8% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 55% 36% 9% 660
Seldom/never 56% 37% 7% 303

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 778. 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% 53% 2% 3% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 53% 2% 2% 660
Seldom/never 43% 52% 2% 4% 303

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by religious attendance

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 778. 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 13% 34% 4% 44% 6% 778
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 36% 4% 27% 5% 660
Seldom/never 36% 27% 6% 24% 7% 303