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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Survey year 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 = 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 36% 62% 1% 1% 1,746

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 642. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 6% 26% 31% 36% 642
Right or wrong depends on the situation 11% 30% 29% 30% 1,047

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 642. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 3% 6% 23% 40% 25% 3% 642
Right or wrong depends on the situation 8% 8% 25% 35% 21% 2% 1,047

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 53% 47% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 61% 1,059

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 650. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 95% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 650
Right or wrong depends on the situation 93% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1,053

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 652. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 3% 5% 92% 652
Right or wrong depends on the situation 4% 4% 92% 1,053

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 570. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 23% 18% 31% 27% 570
Right or wrong depends on the situation 24% 22% 30% 24% 922

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 649. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 33% 31% 25% 11% 649
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 31% 20% 15% 1,057

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 653. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 66% 3% 12% 13% 7% 653
Right or wrong depends on the situation 57% 6% 13% 11% 13% 1,054

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 24% 76% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 24% 76% 1,057

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 76% 18% 3% 1% 1% 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 64% 28% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1,059

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 65% 28% 4% 2% < 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 55% 34% 9% 2% 1% 1,059

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 46% 35% 19% < 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 42% 19% < 1% 1,059

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 64% 21% 6% 9% 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 58% 21% 7% 13% 1% 1,059

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 27% 11% 10% 51% < 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 21% 10% 11% 57% < 1% 1,059

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 40% 10% 5% 44% 2% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 10% 5% 45% 2% 1,059

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 66% 15% 9% 9% 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 56% 19% 12% 11% 2% 1,059

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 41% 14% 16% 28% 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 40% 17% 17% 25% 2% 1,059

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 46% 7% 40% 5% 2% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 29% 9% 54% 5% 2% 1,059

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 41% 13% 10% 34% 1% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 13% 11% 41% 1% 1,059

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 36% 38% 3% 16% 7% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 22% 42% 2% 25% 8% 1,059

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 88% 8% 5% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 83% 9% 7% 1,059

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 73% 19% 8% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 58% 31% 11% 1,059

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 67% 10% 23% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 45% 12% 43% 1,059

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 64% 24% 9% 3% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 46% 17% 3% 1,059

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 79% 16% 2% 3% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 60% 34% 3% 4% 1,059

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 67% 28% 2% 2% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,059

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 47% 50% 3% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 66% 30% 4% 1,059

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 46% 46% 5% 3% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 69% 24% 4% 3% 1,059

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 33% 58% 9% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 59% 34% 8% 1,059

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 54% 42% 2% 2% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 36% 60% 2% 3% 1,059

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 654. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 17% 29% 4% 46% 4% 654
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 36% 5% 27% 6% 1,059