DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,029. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 4% 32% 33% 32% 1,029
Divorced/separated < 1% 36% 40% 24% 200
Widowed < 1% 4% 14% 82% 278
Never married 55% 21% 17% 6% 151

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,029. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married < 1% 7% 28% 42% 21% 1% 1,029
Divorced/separated < 1% 5% 31% 48% 16% < 1% 200
Widowed < 1% < 1% 4% 21% 59% 16% 278
Never married 45% 18% 14% 19% 4% < 1% 151

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 48% 52% 1,044
Divorced/separated 43% 57% 204
Widowed 22% 78% 282
Never married 55% 45% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,036. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 95% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1,036
Divorced/separated 96% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 204
Widowed 96% 1% 1% 1% 2% 281
Never married 91% 1% 2% 5% 1% 151

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,042. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 3% 4% 93% 1,042
Divorced/separated 3% 3% 95% 203
Widowed 2% 7% 91% 279
Never married 5% 6% 88% 151

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 903. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 13% 18% 38% 32% 903
Divorced/separated 40% 30% 19% 11% 184
Widowed 58% 21% 16% 5% 238
Never married 26% 22% 24% 28% 135

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,040. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 30% 28% 25% 16% 1,040
Divorced/separated 40% 34% 15% 11% 202
Widowed 49% 29% 14% 8% 282
Never married 32% 37% 19% 11% 151

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,043. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 32% 68% 1,043
Divorced/separated 17% 83% 204
Widowed 4% 96% 282
Never married 4% 96% 151

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Marital status Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 69% 24% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 70% 26% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 204
Widowed 74% 16% 3% 2% 3% 2% 282
Never married 63% 27% 5% < 1% 2% 3% 152

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

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

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 60% 30% 7% 2% 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 60% 29% 7% 3% 1% 204
Widowed 64% 28% 5% 2% < 1% 282
Never married 48% 42% 10% 1% < 1% 152

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 44% 39% 17% < 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 40% 35% 24% < 1% 204
Widowed 49% 31% 19% 1% 282
Never married 37% 47% 16% < 1% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 62% 20% 6% 12% 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 60% 25% 7% 7% 1% 204
Widowed 65% 22% 4% 6% 3% 282
Never married 46% 26% 8% 19% 2% 152

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 23% 11% 11% 55% < 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 21% 14% 7% 59% < 1% 204
Widowed 29% 7% 11% 51% 2% 282
Never married 24% 11% 14% 51% < 1% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 36% 9% 4% 50% 2% 1,044
Divorced/separated 45% 12% 4% 36% 2% 204
Widowed 58% 12% 4% 24% 3% 282
Never married 32% 15% 5% 48% 1% 152

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 61% 18% 11% 9% 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 63% 13% 10% 12% 2% 204
Widowed 66% 12% 8% 11% 3% 282
Never married 53% 26% 10% 9% 3% 152

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 38% 15% 19% 28% 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 37% 23% 13% 24% 3% 204
Widowed 40% 14% 12% 31% 3% 282
Never married 55% 20% 10% 15% 1% 152

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

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

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 38% 7% 48% 5% 2% 1,044
Divorced/separated 30% 8% 54% 6% 1% 204
Widowed 37% 10% 48% 2% 3% 282
Never married 37% 10% 44% 6% 3% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Marital status There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 39% 59% 1% < 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 35% 64% 1% < 1% 204
Widowed 39% 57% < 1% 4% 282
Never married 23% 75% 1% < 1% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 36% 14% 10% 39% < 1% 1,044
Divorced/separated 35% 13% 11% 39% 2% 204
Widowed 48% 12% 10% 29% 2% 282
Never married 36% 14% 11% 39% < 1% 152

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

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

Marital status Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 25% 41% 3% 22% 8% 1,044
Divorced/separated 32% 35% 1% 25% 8% 204
Widowed 28% 37% 5% 16% 13% 282
Never married 26% 48% 2% 18% 6% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 84% 9% 6% 1,044
Divorced/separated 80% 10% 9% 204
Widowed 87% 6% 8% 282
Never married 91% 7% 2% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 63% 27% 10% 1,044
Divorced/separated 62% 30% 8% 204
Widowed 56% 28% 15% 282
Never married 73% 22% 5% 152

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 55% 11% 34% 1,044
Divorced/separated 46% 10% 44% 204
Widowed 50% 12% 38% 282
Never married 58% 13% 29% 152

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by marital status

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 46% 36% 15% 3% 1,044
Divorced/separated 38% 47% 12% 4% 204
Widowed 49% 37% 11% 4% 282
Never married 42% 45% 11% 2% 152

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

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

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 71% 23% 3% 3% 1,044
Divorced/separated 64% 31% 1% 4% 204
Widowed 57% 30% 7% 6% 282
Never married 63% 34% 2% 2% 152

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

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

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 57% 38% 3% 2% 1,044
Divorced/separated 47% 51% 1% 1% 204
Widowed 45% 47% 4% 4% 282
Never married 53% 46% < 1% 1% 152

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

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

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 58% 38% 4% 1,044
Divorced/separated 65% 31% 4% 204
Widowed 55% 37% 8% 282
Never married 54% 44% 3% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 60% 33% 4% 3% 1,044
Divorced/separated 63% 31% 3% 3% 204
Widowed 46% 42% 4% 8% 282
Never married 65% 27% 8% 1% 152

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

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 48% 45% 7% 1,044
Divorced/separated 52% 40% 9% 204
Widowed 37% 49% 14% 282
Never married 54% 38% 8% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Marital status Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,044
Divorced/separated 50% 46% 2% 2% 204
Widowed 40% 48% 3% 9% 282
Never married 47% 51% < 1% 1% 152

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Marital status Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,044. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 23% 32% 5% 34% 5% 1,044
Divorced/separated 18% 37% 7% 35% 3% 204
Widowed 25% 23% 5% 37% 10% 282
Never married 27% 38% 2% 27% 6% 152