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

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

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 40% 16% 16% 26% 2% 1,746
2007 37% 15% 17% 27% 4% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 745. 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 11% 24% 31% 34% 745
Once or twice a month 11% 33% 29% 28% 276
Several times a year 7% 33% 31% 28% 269
Seldom/never 7% 30% 28% 35% 409

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 745. 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% 8% 20% 39% 24% 2% 745
Once or twice a month 9% 6% 28% 32% 22% 3% 276
Several times a year 3% 8% 30% 38% 19% 2% 269
Seldom/never 3% 8% 26% 37% 22% 4% 409

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 58% 755
Once or twice a month 44% 56% 278
Several times a year 45% 55% 272
Seldom/never 49% 51% 417

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 751. 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% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 751
Once or twice a month 95% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 276
Several times a year 95% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 270
Seldom/never 94% 1% 2% 1% 1% 416

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 752. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 2% 4% 94% 752
Once or twice a month 5% 5% 90% 278
Several times a year 5% 5% 90% 271
Seldom/never 4% 4% 92% 414

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 658. 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 26% 21% 29% 24% 658
Once or twice a month 18% 27% 30% 24% 253
Several times a year 19% 15% 33% 33% 237
Seldom/never 24% 19% 32% 24% 349

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 752. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 28% 24% 18% 752
Once or twice a month 31% 33% 22% 14% 277
Several times a year 26% 34% 24% 15% 270
Seldom/never 45% 32% 16% 8% 416

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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 57% 5% 12% 12% 15% 752
Once or twice a month 55% 3% 18% 10% 14% 278
Several times a year 71% 5% 10% 8% 6% 272
Seldom/never 64% 5% 11% 14% 6% 415

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 754. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 80% 754
Once or twice a month 24% 76% 277
Several times a year 31% 69% 272
Seldom/never 26% 74% 417

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 755. 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 74% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 755
Once or twice a month 66% 27% 3% < 1% 1% 2% 278
Several times a year 62% 28% 6% < 1% 2% < 1% 272
Seldom/never 65% 25% 6% 1% 2% 1% 417

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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 67% 25% 6% 2% < 1% 755
Once or twice a month 55% 38% 6% < 1% < 1% 278
Several times a year 51% 39% 6% 3% 2% 272
Seldom/never 53% 35% 11% 2% < 1% 417

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 38% 16% < 1% 755
Once or twice a month 44% 39% 16% < 1% 278
Several times a year 37% 43% 20% < 1% 272
Seldom/never 37% 39% 23% < 1% 417

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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 69% 17% 5% 8% 1% 755
Once or twice a month 55% 30% 8% 6% 1% 278
Several times a year 54% 21% 9% 15% 1% 272
Seldom/never 54% 20% 8% 17% 1% 417

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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 29% 11% 13% 47% < 1% 755
Once or twice a month 27% 12% 11% 50% < 1% 278
Several times a year 16% 11% 13% 60% < 1% 272
Seldom/never 17% 9% 7% 68% < 1% 417

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 10% 4% 32% 1% 755
Once or twice a month 38% 17% 5% 39% 1% 278
Several times a year 28% 8% 8% 55% 2% 272
Seldom/never 25% 8% 4% 61% 1% 417

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 73% 13% 7% 6% < 1% 755
Once or twice a month 59% 26% 6% 7% 2% 278
Several times a year 42% 25% 22% 10% < 1% 272
Seldom/never 52% 15% 10% 20% 2% 417

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 11% 41% 6% 3% 755
Once or twice a month 39% 10% 45% 4% 2% 278
Several times a year 29% 6% 60% 3% 1% 272
Seldom/never 33% 5% 56% 4% 2% 417

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 755. 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 37% 61% 1% 1% 755
Once or twice a month 32% 67% 1% < 1% 278
Several times a year 34% 65% < 1% < 1% 272
Seldom/never 39% 59% 1% 1% 417

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 16% 10% 28% < 1% 755
Once or twice a month 36% 14% 11% 38% 1% 278
Several times a year 30% 12% 14% 44% < 1% 272
Seldom/never 29% 9% 9% 52% < 1% 417

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 755. 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 26% 38% 3% 22% 10% 755
Once or twice a month 29% 41% 1% 21% 7% 278
Several times a year 20% 44% 2% 26% 8% 272
Seldom/never 28% 43% 3% 20% 6% 417

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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 84% 9% 7% 755
Once or twice a month 89% 6% 5% 278
Several times a year 81% 12% 7% 272
Seldom/never 86% 8% 6% 417

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 27% 10% 755
Once or twice a month 68% 23% 8% 278
Several times a year 59% 30% 10% 272
Seldom/never 63% 26% 11% 417

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 39% 755
Once or twice a month 56% 10% 33% 278
Several times a year 53% 10% 38% 272
Seldom/never 57% 12% 31% 417

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 36% 16% 2% 755
Once or twice a month 45% 40% 12% 3% 278
Several times a year 37% 46% 14% 3% 272
Seldom/never 49% 33% 13% 4% 417

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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 64% 30% 3% 3% 755
Once or twice a month 67% 27% 3% 4% 278
Several times a year 69% 28% < 1% 3% 272
Seldom/never 68% 24% 3% 5% 417

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 3% 2% 755
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 3% 2% 278
Several times a year 52% 43% 3% 1% 272
Seldom/never 59% 37% 3% 2% 417

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 38% 3% 755
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 5% 278
Several times a year 62% 33% 5% 272
Seldom/never 60% 35% 4% 417

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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 64% 28% 5% 3% 755
Once or twice a month 59% 35% 3% 3% 278
Several times a year 66% 28% 5% 1% 272
Seldom/never 53% 39% 5% 4% 417

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 755. 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% 39% 9% 755
Once or twice a month 47% 46% 7% 278
Several times a year 53% 40% 7% 272
Seldom/never 42% 49% 8% 417

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 755. 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% 57% 2% 2% 755
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 2% 2% 278
Several times a year 37% 61% 1% 1% 272
Seldom/never 48% 46% 2% 4% 417

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 755. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 38% 6% 31% 4% 755
Once or twice a month 22% 33% 3% 33% 9% 278
Several times a year 30% 33% 6% 28% 3% 272
Seldom/never 25% 26% 3% 41% 5% 417