Belief in Hell among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,916. 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 82% 12% 6% 1,916
2007 82% 10% 8% 1,995

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,523. 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.
Believe 20% 37% 28% 14% 1,523
Don't believe 25% 33% 28% 14% 223
Other/don't know 8% 29% 37% 25% 127

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,523. 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.
Believe 13% 13% 31% 32% 9% 1% 1,523
Don't believe 11% 22% 25% 32% 10% 1% 223
Other/don't know 4% 9% 26% 43% 17% 3% 127

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 42% 58% 1,557
Don't believe 36% 64% 225
Other/don't know 36% 64% 134

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,554. 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.
Believe 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 1,554
Don't believe 1% 93% < 1% 5% 1% 225
Other/don't know 1% 94% < 1% 5% < 1% 134

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,527. 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.
Believe 7% 3% 90% 1,527
Don't believe 5% 6% 89% 220
Other/don't know 6% 1% 93% 128

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who have a household income of…

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
Believe 53% 22% 18% 7% 1,399
Don't believe 47% 25% 18% 10% 200
Other/don't know 64% 14% 13% 9% 105

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,548. 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.
Believe 51% 34% 9% 5% 1,548
Don't believe 52% 32% 9% 7% 224
Other/don't know 61% 26% 6% 7% 133

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,551. 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.
Believe 31% 5% 18% 9% 37% 1,551
Don't believe 25% 8% 24% 8% 35% 224
Other/don't know 33% 2% 19% 11% 35% 132

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,551. 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.
Believe 30% 70% 1,551
Don't believe 30% 70% 224
Other/don't know 27% 73% 133

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say they…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,557. 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.
Believe 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,557
Don't believe 71% 25% 2% 1% 1% 1% 225
Other/don't know 79% 12% 4% 3% < 1% 2% 134

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 88% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 1,557
Don't believe 72% 22% 3% 2% 1% 225
Other/don't know 83% 15% < 1% 2% 1% 134

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who attend religious services…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 56% 34% 9% 1% 1,557
Don't believe 38% 49% 13% < 1% 225
Other/don't know 42% 44% 12% 1% 134

Frequency of prayer among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 81% 11% 3% 3% 1% 1,557
Don't believe 78% 14% 3% 5% < 1% 225
Other/don't know 78% 10% 4% 5% 3% 134

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who attend prayer group…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 47% 15% 9% 28% 1% 1,557
Don't believe 32% 11% 12% 44% < 1% 225
Other/don't know 30% 9% 7% 49% 5% 134

Frequency of meditation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who meditate…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 57% 7% 3% 30% 2% 1,557
Don't believe 50% 13% 7% 31% < 1% 225
Other/don't know 45% 9% 2% 39% 5% 134

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 74% 11% 6% 7% 1% 1,557
Don't believe 67% 14% 9% 10% 1% 225
Other/don't know 65% 11% 9% 9% 6% 134

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 41% 16% 11% 29% 2% 1,557
Don't believe 41% 15% 13% 30% 2% 225
Other/don't know 50% 7% 9% 30% 5% 134

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 50% 5% 39% 4% 2% 1,557
Don't believe 30% 11% 50% 8% 1% 225
Other/don't know 44% 3% 44% 5% 4% 134

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,557. 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.
Believe 32% 67% 1% 1% 1,557
Don't believe 20% 78% < 1% 2% 225
Other/don't know 19% 75% 2% 4% 134

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who read scripture…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 63% 13% 8% 16% 1% 1,557
Don't believe 50% 15% 8% 27% < 1% 225
Other/don't know 52% 17% 5% 24% 2% 134

Interpreting scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,557. 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.
Believe 62% 23% 3% 7% 5% 1,557
Don't believe 40% 30% 1% 18% 10% 225
Other/don't know 54% 19% 3% 12% 12% 134

Belief in Heaven among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 98% 1% 1% 1,557
Don't believe 75% 21% 3% 225
Other/don't know 66% 4% 30% 134

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 11% 9% 80% 1,557
Don't believe 9% 13% 78% 225
Other/don't know 6% 10% 84% 134

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 37% 33% 24% 6% 1,557
Don't believe 35% 33% 26% 6% 225
Other/don't know 29% 37% 22% 12% 134

Views about size of government among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 23% 70% 3% 4% 1,557
Don't believe 28% 66% 2% 5% 225
Other/don't know 17% 74% 4% 5% 134

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 28% 66% 4% 2% 1,557
Don't believe 24% 68% 5% 3% 225
Other/don't know 25% 63% 6% 6% 134

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say abortion should be…

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 50% 44% 6% 1,557
Don't believe 61% 33% 6% 225
Other/don't know 58% 31% 11% 134

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 48% 43% 6% 3% 1,557
Don't believe 69% 20% 4% 6% 225
Other/don't know 54% 31% 6% 9% 134

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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.
Believe 37% 56% 8% 1,557
Don't believe 60% 32% 8% 225
Other/don't know 41% 42% 17% 134

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,557. 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.
Believe 37% 58% 2% 3% 1,557
Don't believe 34% 61% 1% 4% 225
Other/don't know 32% 53% 3% 12% 134

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by belief in hell

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say humans…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,557. 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.
Believe 15% 32% 3% 45% 5% 1,557
Don't believe 21% 29% 3% 41% 6% 225
Other/don't know 18% 25% 7% 41% 9% 134