Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants

% of Mainline Protestants who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,083. 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 33% 43% 24% 1% 6,083
2007 35% 42% 23% 1% 7,470

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,139. 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% 24% 28% 34% 2,139
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 33% 28% 20% 2,463
Seldom/never 13% 31% 30% 26% 1,317

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,139. 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% 7% 20% 35% 24% 3% 2,139
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 12% 13% 27% 35% 12% 1% 2,463
Seldom/never 8% 10% 26% 38% 16% 2% 1,317

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 40% 60% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 54% 2,517
Seldom/never 49% 51% 1,340

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,156. 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% 5% 2% 7% 3% 2,156
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 87% 3% 1% 5% 4% 2,486
Seldom/never 90% 2% 1% 4% 3% 1,325

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,167. 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% 7% 85% 2,167
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 6% 7% 87% 2,492
Seldom/never 7% 6% 87% 1,327

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who have a household income of…

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,820. 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 28% 21% 31% 20% 1,820
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 18% 28% 28% 2,217
Seldom/never 35% 20% 25% 20% 1,153

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,180. 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% 29% 21% 15% 2,180
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 33% 20% 14% 2,505
Seldom/never 46% 29% 15% 10% 1,329

Marital status among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,175. 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% 2% 11% 12% 14% 2,175
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 7% 13% 7% 20% 2,511
Seldom/never 51% 8% 13% 10% 18% 1,331

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,183. 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% 76% 2,183
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 72% 2,509
Seldom/never 23% 77% 1,336

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say they…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,192. 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% 14% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 62% 30% 4% 1% 1% 2% 2,517
Seldom/never 50% 33% 9% 2% 4% 2% 1,340

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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% 12% 1% < 1% 1% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 47% 9% 1% < 1% 2,517
Seldom/never 28% 41% 23% 7% 1% 1,340

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 77% 17% 2% 3% 1% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 27% 10% 14% 1% 2,517
Seldom/never 34% 23% 9% 33% 1% 1,340

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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% 16% 11% 23% 1% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 5% 10% 13% 71% < 1% 2,517
Seldom/never 3% 2% 1% 94% 1% 1,340

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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% 10% 3% 33% 2% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 10% 6% 52% 1% 2,517
Seldom/never 26% 8% 4% 61% 1% 1,340

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 74% 13% 5% 6% 2% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 22% 14% 13% 1% 2,517
Seldom/never 42% 17% 13% 26% 1% 1,340

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 47% 18% 12% 21% 2% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 17% 16% 25% 2% 2,517
Seldom/never 41% 14% 14% 29% 1% 1,340

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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% 8% 35% 3% 3% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 12% 56% 8% 3% 2,517
Seldom/never 14% 11% 66% 7% 2% 1,340

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,192. 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% 61% 2% 1% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 2,517
Seldom/never 29% 68% 2% 1% 1,340

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 62% 14% 7% 17% 1% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 17% 16% 17% 49% 1% 2,517
Seldom/never 11% 7% 9% 72% 1% 1,340

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,192. 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% 39% 4% 13% 8% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 38% 2% 31% 10% 2,517
Seldom/never 15% 28% 2% 45% 10% 1,340

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 87% 7% 7% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 81% 12% 7% 2,517
Seldom/never 71% 18% 11% 1,340

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 68% 22% 10% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 59% 31% 10% 2,517
Seldom/never 53% 36% 11% 1,340

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 45% 15% 40% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 15% 39% 2,517
Seldom/never 40% 19% 41% 1,340

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 43% 35% 18% 4% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 40% 19% 5% 2,517
Seldom/never 32% 36% 24% 8% 1,340

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 59% 34% 4% 4% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 33% 3% 3% 2,517
Seldom/never 56% 35% 4% 4% 1,340

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 47% 46% 4% 2% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 46% 3% 2% 2,517
Seldom/never 46% 47% 5% 2% 1,340

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say abortion should be…

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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% 5% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 65% 32% 3% 2,517
Seldom/never 68% 27% 5% 1,340

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 55% 36% 5% 4% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 72% 21% 4% 3% 2,517
Seldom/never 70% 20% 6% 4% 1,340

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,192. 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 46% 46% 8% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 63% 30% 8% 2,517
Seldom/never 62% 29% 9% 1,340

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,192. 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% 57% 3% 3% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 57% 2% 2% 2,517
Seldom/never 39% 56% 3% 3% 1,340

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants by religious attendance

% of Mainline Protestants who say humans…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 2,192. 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 17% 34% 4% 40% 6% 2,192
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 31% 32% 6% 27% 4% 2,517
Seldom/never 40% 27% 6% 21% 6% 1,340