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

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

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose 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 49% 43% 8% 1,746

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 12% 35% 27% 26% 838
Oppose/strongly oppose 6% 22% 33% 39% 732
Don't know 8% 24% 29% 39% 151

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 838. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 8% 9% 30% 34% 17% 2% 838
Oppose/strongly oppose 4% 6% 19% 41% 27% 3% 732
Don't know 5% 6% 21% 34% 30% 4% 151

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 37% 63% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 45% 743
Don't know 33% 67% 155

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 845. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 845
Oppose/strongly oppose 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 738
Don't know 95% 1% 1% 1% 3% 153

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 847. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 3% 4% 93% 847
Oppose/strongly oppose 5% 4% 91% 739
Don't know 4% 6% 90% 152

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more 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.
Strongly favor/favor 20% 20% 32% 29% 751
Oppose/strongly oppose 27% 21% 31% 20% 640
Don't know 32% 21% 20% 27% 123

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 845. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 27% 29% 24% 20% 845
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 32% 18% 8% 739
Don't know 39% 29% 23% 9% 155

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 845. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 59% 7% 13% 9% 12% 845
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 2% 12% 13% 10% 742
Don't know 52% 5% 13% 20% 10% 153

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 847. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 27% 73% 847
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 78% 742
Don't know 18% 82% 155

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 59% 31% 7% < 1% 1% 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 79% 16% 2% 1% 1% 1% 743
Don't know 70% 21% 4% 3% < 1% 1% 155

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 49% 37% 10% 3% 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 68% 26% 4% 1% < 1% 743
Don't know 66% 30% 4% < 1% < 1% 155

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 35% 44% 22% < 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 51% 33% 16% < 1% 743
Don't know 40% 43% 16% 1% 155

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 54% 24% 8% 13% 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 65% 17% 6% 10% 2% 743
Don't know 66% 20% 4% 7% 3% 155

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 17% 9% 12% 61% < 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 12% 10% 48% < 1% 743
Don't know 26% 10% 10% 52% 2% 155

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 36% 10% 6% 47% 2% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 11% 4% 42% 1% 743
Don't know 45% 8% 2% 39% 5% 155

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 53% 20% 13% 13% 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 15% 8% 8% 2% 743
Don't know 65% 17% 6% 9% 2% 155

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 43% 15% 18% 22% 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 36% 17% 15% 30% 2% 743
Don't know 43% 13% 15% 26% 3% 155

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 24% 12% 55% 7% 2% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 5% 42% 3% 2% 743
Don't know 33% 8% 49% 5% 5% 155

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 24% 75% 1% < 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 49% 1% 1% 743
Don't know 40% 57% 2% 1% 155

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 30% 13% 13% 44% 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 13% 9% 33% 1% 743
Don't know 40% 16% 6% 36% 1% 155

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 13% 44% 1% 33% 9% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 38% 4% 10% 6% 743
Don't know 24% 39% 7% 16% 13% 155

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 81% 11% 7% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 89% 6% 6% 743
Don't know 86% 9% 5% 155

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 53% 37% 10% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 74% 17% 9% 743
Don't know 64% 22% 14% 155

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 39% 10% 51% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 11% 20% 743
Don't know 56% 16% 27% 155

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 26% 47% 25% 3% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 27% 4% 3% 743
Don't know 49% 43% 5% 4% 155

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 56% 37% 3% 4% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 79% 16% 2% 3% 743
Don't know 66% 25% 3% 6% 155

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 41% 55% 2% 2% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 29% 2% 2% 743
Don't know 57% 33% 7% 4% 155

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

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

Views about same-sex marriage Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 78% 20% 2% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 57% 5% 743
Don't know 51% 37% 12% 155

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 92% 5% 1% 1% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 26% 65% 5% 4% 743
Don't know 51% 17% 20% 12% 155

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 67% 2% 2% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 38% 2% 2% 743
Don't know 46% 44% 3% 7% 155

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 848. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 31% 37% 5% 23% 4% 848
Oppose/strongly oppose 15% 29% 4% 46% 6% 743
Don't know 19% 31% 7% 29% 15% 155