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

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 60% 18% 10% 10% 1% 1,746
2007 49% 17% 14% 16% 4% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,059. 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% 26% 31% 34% 1,059
Once or twice a month 16% 33% 22% 28% 296
Several times a year 8% 36% 30% 26% 168
Seldom/never 9% 27% 29% 35% 178

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,059. 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% 7% 22% 39% 23% 3% 1,059
Once or twice a month 11% 10% 28% 28% 20% 2% 296
Several times a year 3% 7% 34% 37% 18% 1% 168
Seldom/never 3% 10% 22% 38% 24% 3% 178

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 61% 1,078
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 300
Several times a year 53% 47% 169
Seldom/never 61% 39% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,074. 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 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1,074
Once or twice a month 95% 1% 1% 2% 1% 297
Several times a year 95% 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 167
Seldom/never 94% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,074. 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 4% 4% 92% 1,074
Once or twice a month 4% 5% 91% 298
Several times a year 4% 4% 92% 169
Seldom/never 3% 7% 90% 177

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 922. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 21% 31% 21% 922
Once or twice a month 16% 17% 32% 35% 268
Several times a year 16% 20% 31% 33% 158
Seldom/never 26% 24% 24% 27% 157

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,074. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 31% 20% 13% 1,074
Once or twice a month 27% 26% 30% 17% 298
Several times a year 26% 39% 20% 15% 169
Seldom/never 40% 28% 17% 15% 178

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,074. 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 61% 3% 13% 13% 10% 1,074
Once or twice a month 63% 4% 9% 8% 16% 300
Several times a year 62% 7% 12% 9% 10% 169
Seldom/never 54% 10% 15% 12% 9% 177

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,077. 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 22% 78% 1,077
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 300
Several times a year 27% 73% 169
Seldom/never 23% 77% 179

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 56% 35% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 300
Several times a year 55% 38% 3% 2% 2% 1% 169
Seldom/never 27% 48% 15% 2% 6% 2% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 40% 50% 9% 1% < 1% 300
Several times a year 33% 52% 12% 3% 1% 169
Seldom/never 22% 52% 21% 5% < 1% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 33% 14% < 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 30% 52% 18% < 1% 300
Several times a year 18% 56% 26% < 1% 169
Seldom/never 17% 38% 45% < 1% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 77% 15% 3% 4% 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 41% 31% 11% 15% 1% 300
Several times a year 34% 32% 12% 22% 1% 169
Seldom/never 24% 20% 17% 36% 3% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 13% 12% 42% < 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 12% 11% 13% 64% < 1% 300
Several times a year 8% 4% 8% 80% < 1% 169
Seldom/never 4% 2% 7% 87% < 1% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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% 10% 4% 33% 2% 1,078
Once or twice a month 23% 13% 7% 56% 1% 300
Several times a year 19% 4% 9% 67% < 1% 169
Seldom/never 16% 9% 2% 71% 1% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 49% 16% 12% 22% 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 31% 23% 24% 22% < 1% 300
Several times a year 27% 10% 35% 26% 3% 169
Seldom/never 22% 11% 16% 51% 1% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 46% 7% 40% 4% 3% 1,078
Once or twice a month 23% 12% 57% 6% 2% 300
Several times a year 20% 8% 65% 7% 1% 169
Seldom/never 9% 10% 71% 8% 2% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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% 1% 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 31% 68% < 1% 1% 300
Several times a year 30% 69% < 1% 1% 169
Seldom/never 31% 68% < 1% < 1% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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% 13% 9% 26% 1% 1,078
Once or twice a month 19% 16% 16% 48% < 1% 300
Several times a year 11% 14% 17% 58% < 1% 169
Seldom/never 12% 8% 6% 74% < 1% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 35% 40% 3% 15% 7% 1,078
Once or twice a month 17% 45% 2% 29% 8% 300
Several times a year 13% 48% 2% 26% 12% 169
Seldom/never 10% 30% 4% 48% 8% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 90% 5% 5% 1,078
Once or twice a month 80% 11% 9% 300
Several times a year 85% 9% 6% 169
Seldom/never 66% 22% 12% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 68% 23% 9% 1,078
Once or twice a month 60% 28% 12% 300
Several times a year 62% 29% 9% 169
Seldom/never 44% 42% 14% 179

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 11% 34% 1,078
Once or twice a month 59% 11% 30% 300
Several times a year 44% 11% 45% 169
Seldom/never 42% 12% 46% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 49% 35% 13% 3% 1,078
Once or twice a month 39% 47% 11% 3% 300
Several times a year 36% 41% 23% 1% 169
Seldom/never 40% 39% 16% 5% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 68% 25% 3% 4% 1,078
Once or twice a month 65% 30% 2% 4% 300
Several times a year 64% 33% 1% 3% 169
Seldom/never 65% 29% 2% 4% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 40% 2% 2% 1,078
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 3% 2% 300
Several times a year 49% 47% 3% 1% 169
Seldom/never 47% 47% 4% 1% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 52% 43% 5% 1,078
Once or twice a month 64% 33% 4% 300
Several times a year 72% 27% 1% 169
Seldom/never 72% 25% 3% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 36% 5% 3% 1,078
Once or twice a month 68% 26% 4% 3% 300
Several times a year 72% 23% 4% 1% 169
Seldom/never 66% 25% 4% 5% 179

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 43% 48% 9% 1,078
Once or twice a month 56% 36% 8% 300
Several times a year 61% 34% 5% 169
Seldom/never 59% 34% 7% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 46% 50% 2% 2% 1,078
Once or twice a month 38% 61% < 1% 1% 300
Several times a year 34% 59% 4% 3% 169
Seldom/never 40% 50% 2% 7% 179

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,078. 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 17% 33% 4% 40% 5% 1,078
Once or twice a month 29% 38% 3% 26% 4% 300
Several times a year 29% 39% 5% 23% 4% 169
Seldom/never 43% 20% 7% 23% 7% 179