Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition

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

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science 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 47% 6% 41% 4% 2% 1,916
2007 43% 4% 47% 3% 3% 1,995

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 905. 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.
Religion 18% 39% 27% 16% 905
Philosophy/reason 33% 27% 33% 7% 110
Common sense 21% 33% 31% 14% 737

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 905. 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.
Religion 11% 13% 32% 31% 10% 2% 905
Philosophy/reason 20% 21% 20% 35% 4% < 1% 110
Common sense 13% 14% 28% 36% 9% 1% 737

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 38% 62% 929
Philosophy/reason 39% 61% 111
Common sense 44% 56% 751

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 927. 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.
Religion 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 927
Philosophy/reason 1% 95% < 1% 4% < 1% 111
Common sense 2% 95% < 1% 2% < 1% 751

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 907. 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.
Religion 8% 3% 89% 907
Philosophy/reason 6% 4% 89% 110
Common sense 5% 3% 92% 737

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 809. 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.
Religion 51% 23% 19% 8% 809
Philosophy/reason 60% 13% 19% 8% 103
Common sense 54% 23% 16% 7% 686

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 922. 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.
Religion 48% 36% 9% 7% 922
Philosophy/reason 51% 33% 11% 4% 111
Common sense 57% 31% 8% 4% 748

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 926. 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.
Religion 31% 5% 21% 9% 34% 926
Philosophy/reason 26% 6% 21% 4% 44% 110
Common sense 31% 7% 17% 9% 37% 747

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 924. 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.
Religion 30% 70% 924
Philosophy/reason 27% 73% 111
Common sense 30% 70% 749

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 929. 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.
Religion 95% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 84% 15% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 111
Common sense 84% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 751

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 95% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 72% 20% 3% 2% 2% 111
Common sense 77% 20% 2% 1% < 1% 751

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 64% 28% 7% 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 45% 42% 12% 2% 111
Common sense 44% 44% 12% < 1% 751

Frequency of prayer among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 86% 10% 1% 2% 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 78% 14% 4% 3% 1% 111
Common sense 75% 14% 6% 5% 1% 751

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 55% 14% 8% 22% 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 34% 9% 14% 41% 3% 111
Common sense 34% 15% 10% 41% < 1% 751

Frequency of meditation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 63% 7% 3% 25% 3% 929
Philosophy/reason 48% 5% 5% 41% 1% 111
Common sense 49% 9% 4% 37% 1% 751

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 81% 10% 4% 5% 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 67% 16% 7% 8% 2% 111
Common sense 66% 14% 9% 11% 1% 751

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 44% 17% 9% 28% 3% 929
Philosophy/reason 45% 15% 9% 28% 3% 111
Common sense 39% 14% 12% 33% 2% 751

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 929. 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.
Religion 38% 60% 2% 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 20% 79% 2% < 1% 111
Common sense 22% 76% 1% 1% 751

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 73% 9% 5% 11% 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 52% 18% 11% 17% 1% 111
Common sense 49% 16% 10% 25% < 1% 751

Interpreting scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 929. 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.
Religion 68% 19% 4% 3% 6% 929
Philosophy/reason 47% 34% < 1% 13% 5% 111
Common sense 53% 26% 1% 14% 6% 751

Belief in Heaven among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 93% 3% 3% 929
Philosophy/reason 91% 6% 3% 111
Common sense 94% 4% 3% 751

Belief in Hell among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 86% 8% 6% 929
Philosophy/reason 73% 23% 4% 111
Common sense 78% 15% 7% 751

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 10% 11% 79% 929
Philosophy/reason 16% 8% 76% 111
Common sense 11% 8% 82% 751

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 40% 32% 22% 6% 929
Philosophy/reason 35% 31% 30% 4% 111
Common sense 32% 35% 26% 7% 751

Views about size of government among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 24% 69% 3% 4% 929
Philosophy/reason 30% 67% 1% 2% 111
Common sense 23% 72% 2% 3% 751

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 26% 68% 5% 1% 929
Philosophy/reason 39% 57% 1% 3% 111
Common sense 27% 66% 4% 2% 751

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 44% 49% 7% 929
Philosophy/reason 58% 38% 4% 111
Common sense 60% 36% 4% 751

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 39% 50% 6% 5% 929
Philosophy/reason 56% 39% 2% 4% 111
Common sense 63% 29% 6% 2% 751

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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.
Religion 29% 63% 8% 929
Philosophy/reason 54% 41% 4% 111
Common sense 49% 42% 9% 751

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 929. 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.
Religion 33% 59% 3% 5% 929
Philosophy/reason 39% 60% 1% 1% 111
Common sense 41% 55% 2% 3% 751

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 929. 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.
Religion 11% 30% 4% 50% 5% 929
Philosophy/reason 29% 32% 2% 34% 3% 111
Common sense 19% 33% 2% 41% 5% 751