Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,916. 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 73% 12% 7% 8% 1% 1,916
2007 65% 12% 8% 12% 3% 1,995

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,390. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 37% 29% 17% 1,390
Once or twice a month 34% 32% 26% 9% 205
Several times a year 29% 37% 26% 9% 124
Seldom/never 19% 36% 32% 14% 135

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,390. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 13% 31% 34% 10% 1% 1,390
Once or twice a month 21% 15% 29% 27% 6% 1% 205
Several times a year 21% 15% 30% 28% 6% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 12% 15% 27% 34% 11% 1% 135

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 62% 1,423
Once or twice a month 43% 57% 210
Several times a year 50% 50% 127
Seldom/never 59% 41% 136

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 1,421
Once or twice a month 2% 93% < 1% 4% < 1% 209
Several times a year 1% 91% < 1% 6% 2% 127
Seldom/never < 1% 99% < 1% 1% < 1% 136

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,400. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 8% 3% 90% 1,400
Once or twice a month 6% 4% 90% 200
Several times a year 2% 9% 89% 124
Seldom/never 2% 5% 93% 133

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,271. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 23% 18% 8% 1,271
Once or twice a month 55% 23% 14% 8% 188
Several times a year 55% 14% 18% 14% 115
Seldom/never 65% 18% 13% 4% 119

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,413. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 34% 10% 6% 1,413
Once or twice a month 51% 36% 8% 4% 209
Several times a year 59% 26% 8% 7% 127
Seldom/never 61% 28% 9% 2% 136

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,417. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 5% 19% 9% 33% 1,417
Once or twice a month 26% 9% 13% 5% 47% 210
Several times a year 24% 5% 19% 7% 45% 127
Seldom/never 19% 11% 24% 8% 39% 135

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,415. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 1,415
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 210
Several times a year 31% 69% 127
Seldom/never 28% 72% 136

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,423
Once or twice a month 84% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 210
Several times a year 80% 18% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 127
Seldom/never 78% 14% 4% 1% 1% 1% 136

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 1,423
Once or twice a month 79% 19% 1% 1% < 1% 210
Several times a year 68% 28% 3% < 1% < 1% 127
Seldom/never 66% 26% 5% 1% 1% 136

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 31% 7% < 1% 1,423
Once or twice a month 37% 55% 7% 1% 210
Several times a year 22% 57% 21% < 1% 127
Seldom/never 30% 41% 28% 1% 136

Frequency of prayer among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 86% 9% 2% 2% 1% 1,423
Once or twice a month 72% 20% 6% 2% < 1% 210
Several times a year 59% 24% 7% 10% 2% 127
Seldom/never 66% 12% 5% 17% < 1% 136

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 14% 8% 24% 1% 1,423
Once or twice a month 21% 22% 12% 45% < 1% 210
Several times a year 21% 12% 14% 53% < 1% 127
Seldom/never 18% 7% 10% 64% 1% 136

Frequency of meditation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 7% 2% 26% 2% 1,423
Once or twice a month 39% 14% 4% 42% 1% 210
Several times a year 27% 11% 14% 47% 1% 127
Seldom/never 37% 3% 6% 52% 1% 136

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 15% 8% 27% 2% 1,423
Once or twice a month 32% 25% 16% 26% 1% 210
Several times a year 18% 10% 32% 37% 2% 127
Seldom/never 24% 8% 9% 57% 3% 136

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 5% 37% 4% 2% 1,423
Once or twice a month 38% 8% 48% 4% 2% 210
Several times a year 28% 6% 53% 9% 3% 127
Seldom/never 31% 6% 56% 6% 1% 136

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 67% 1% 1% 1,423
Once or twice a month 24% 73% 2% 2% 210
Several times a year 27% 71% 1% 1% 127
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 136

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 70% 11% 6% 12% 1% 1,423
Once or twice a month 46% 25% 10% 19% < 1% 210
Several times a year 22% 24% 20% 34% < 1% 127
Seldom/never 29% 10% 8% 53% < 1% 136

Interpreting scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 22% 3% 6% 6% 1,423
Once or twice a month 51% 29% 3% 11% 7% 210
Several times a year 47% 30% 3% 20% 1% 127
Seldom/never 53% 21% 1% 17% 9% 136

Belief in Heaven among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 94% 4% 3% 1,423
Once or twice a month 94% 3% 3% 210
Several times a year 89% 5% 6% 127
Seldom/never 90% 8% 2% 136

Belief in Hell among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 11% 6% 1,423
Once or twice a month 80% 14% 6% 210
Several times a year 76% 16% 8% 127
Seldom/never 77% 15% 7% 136

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 10% 80% 1,423
Once or twice a month 12% 7% 81% 210
Several times a year 11% 6% 82% 127
Seldom/never 8% 11% 81% 136

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 33% 24% 6% 1,423
Once or twice a month 37% 33% 27% 4% 210
Several times a year 31% 40% 24% 6% 127
Seldom/never 30% 30% 30% 11% 136

Views about size of government among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 69% 3% 4% 1,423
Once or twice a month 23% 74% 2% 1% 210
Several times a year 22% 71% 1% 6% 127
Seldom/never 24% 70% 2% 4% 136

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 67% 4% 2% 1,423
Once or twice a month 31% 60% 7% 3% 210
Several times a year 23% 71% 4% 2% 127
Seldom/never 23% 68% 4% 4% 136

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 45% 6% 1,423
Once or twice a month 60% 33% 7% 210
Several times a year 62% 29% 9% 127
Seldom/never 57% 40% 2% 136

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 42% 6% 4% 1,423
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 5% 3% 210
Several times a year 52% 37% 7% 4% 127
Seldom/never 55% 35% 5% 5% 136

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 54% 8% 1,423
Once or twice a month 45% 45% 10% 210
Several times a year 49% 43% 8% 127
Seldom/never 39% 50% 11% 136

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 59% 2% 4% 1,423
Once or twice a month 39% 55% 3% 3% 210
Several times a year 37% 59% 1% 3% 127
Seldom/never 43% 51% 3% 3% 136

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,423. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 31% 3% 47% 5% 1,423
Once or twice a month 17% 37% 2% 38% 6% 210
Several times a year 27% 30% 4% 34% 6% 127
Seldom/never 23% 28% 2% 43% 4% 136