Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Survey year 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 = 1,746. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 42% 53% 2% 3% 1,746
2007 29% 63% 3% 5% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Views about environmental regulation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 722. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 8% 28% 32% 32% 722
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 10% 30% 29% 30% 911

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about environmental regulation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 722. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 6% 6% 24% 40% 22% 2% 722
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 6% 9% 25% 36% 21% 2% 911

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about environmental regulation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 54% 46% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 37% 63% 925

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 725. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 95% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 725
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 92% 2% 2% 2% 2% 924

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about environmental regulation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 727. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 2% 4% 94% 727
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 5% 5% 90% 921

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 631. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 26% 21% 27% 26% 631
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 21% 20% 34% 25% 822

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Views about environmental regulation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 729. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 40% 29% 21% 10% 729
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 28% 32% 23% 17% 920

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about environmental regulation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 59% 3% 15% 11% 12% 730
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 62% 6% 11% 11% 11% 920

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about environmental regulation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 23% 77% 730
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 25% 75% 924

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 73% 20% 4% 1% 1% 2% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 66% 27% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 925

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 61% 31% 6% 1% < 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 56% 33% 8% 2% 1% 925

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 41% 40% 19% < 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 42% 39% 19% < 1% 925

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Views about environmental regulation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 60% 22% 7% 10% 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 60% 20% 6% 12% 1% 925

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 22% 12% 11% 55% < 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 24% 10% 12% 55% < 1% 925

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 40% 9% 5% 45% 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 38% 11% 5% 44% 2% 925

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 65% 16% 8% 10% 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 57% 20% 12% 10% 1% 925

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 37% 18% 14% 29% 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 43% 14% 19% 23% 1% 925

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 40% 6% 48% 4% 3% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 32% 11% 49% 6% 1% 925

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 46% 52% 1% 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 28% 70% 1% < 1% 925

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 36% 14% 11% 38% 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 37% 12% 11% 39% 1% 925

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 34% 39% 4% 16% 7% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 21% 43% 2% 27% 7% 925

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 88% 6% 6% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 82% 11% 7% 925

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 71% 22% 8% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 58% 31% 11% 925

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 71% 10% 19% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 39% 11% 50% 925

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about environmental regulation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 64% 27% 6% 3% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 29% 48% 20% 2% 925

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 83% 13% 1% 2% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 54% 39% 3% 3% 925

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 72% 24% 3% 1% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 40% 56% 3% 1% 925

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 47% 50% 3% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 68% 28% 4% 925

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Views about environmental regulation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 49% 43% 5% 2% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 71% 23% 3% 3% 925

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 33% 58% 9% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 62% 31% 7% 925

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about environmental protection

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 731. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 17% 35% 4% 39% 5% 731
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 29% 33% 5% 29% 4% 925