Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 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 56% 18% 11% 14% 2% 6,083
2007 47% 16% 15% 18% 4% 7,470

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,441. 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 13% 28% 30% 28% 3,441
Once or twice a month 23% 33% 24% 20% 1,021
Several times a year 18% 32% 29% 21% 629
Seldom/never 17% 27% 29% 27% 766

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,441. 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 9% 9% 23% 37% 19% 3% 3,441
Once or twice a month 15% 13% 28% 30% 12% 1% 1,021
Several times a year 11% 10% 29% 36% 13% 1% 629
Seldom/never 10% 11% 22% 36% 18% 2% 766

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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% 3,532
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 1,041
Several times a year 50% 50% 635
Seldom/never 60% 40% 778

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,481. 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 85% 4% 1% 6% 4% 3,481
Once or twice a month 87% 3% 1% 6% 2% 1,023
Several times a year 90% 1% 2% 4% 2% 629
Seldom/never 88% 2% 1% 5% 4% 768

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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 7% 7% 86% 3,502
Once or twice a month 6% 7% 87% 1,027
Several times a year 5% 6% 88% 632
Seldom/never 7% 8% 85% 763

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,984. 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 29% 20% 28% 23% 2,984
Once or twice a month 25% 19% 30% 26% 923
Several times a year 23% 15% 34% 28% 571
Seldom/never 34% 22% 23% 21% 675

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,510. 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% 32% 19% 14% 3,510
Once or twice a month 33% 30% 22% 14% 1,035
Several times a year 35% 29% 21% 15% 632
Seldom/never 47% 25% 16% 11% 773

Marital status among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,510. 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 56% 5% 13% 11% 15% 3,510
Once or twice a month 54% 6% 11% 6% 24% 1,037
Several times a year 60% 7% 8% 7% 18% 632
Seldom/never 49% 8% 14% 9% 21% 775

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,521. 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% 3,521
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 1,038
Several times a year 29% 71% 635
Seldom/never 23% 77% 773

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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 78% 17% 3% 1% 1% 1% 3,532
Once or twice a month 61% 32% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 51% 40% 6% 1% 2% 1% 635
Seldom/never 41% 39% 10% 2% 6% 2% 778

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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 69% 23% 6% 2% 1% 3,532
Once or twice a month 42% 47% 9% 2% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 31% 49% 17% 2% < 1% 635
Seldom/never 21% 50% 22% 6% 1% 778

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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 44% 38% 18% < 1% 3,532
Once or twice a month 24% 53% 23% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 15% 55% 29% < 1% 635
Seldom/never 13% 40% 46% 1% 778

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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% 18% 4% 7% 1% 3,532
Once or twice a month 43% 32% 10% 14% 2% 1,041
Several times a year 32% 32% 14% 22% 1% 635
Seldom/never 22% 23% 13% 41% 1% 778

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 12% 10% 49% < 1% 3,532
Once or twice a month 11% 12% 11% 66% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 6% 6% 9% 79% < 1% 635
Seldom/never 5% 3% 5% 87% 1% 778

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 9% 4% 36% 2% 3,532
Once or twice a month 27% 12% 6% 53% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 15% 10% 9% 66% < 1% 635
Seldom/never 14% 7% 3% 75% 1% 778

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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 54% 15% 10% 19% 2% 3,532
Once or twice a month 35% 24% 17% 24% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 23% 19% 31% 26% 1% 635
Seldom/never 24% 12% 16% 46% 1% 778

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 9% 45% 5% 3% 3,532
Once or twice a month 24% 13% 55% 7% 2% 1,041
Several times a year 16% 12% 62% 8% 1% 635
Seldom/never 12% 12% 66% 8% 2% 778

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 62% 2% 1% 3,532
Once or twice a month 28% 69% 2% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 28% 71% < 1% 1% 635
Seldom/never 29% 69% 1% 1% 778

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 13% 11% 31% 1% 3,532
Once or twice a month 19% 18% 15% 48% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 8% 12% 19% 61% < 1% 635
Seldom/never 9% 8% 7% 76% < 1% 778

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 34% 3% 23% 9% 3,532
Once or twice a month 17% 43% 2% 30% 8% 1,041
Several times a year 14% 39% 2% 35% 10% 635
Seldom/never 14% 29% 2% 46% 9% 778

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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% 10% 7% 3,532
Once or twice a month 82% 11% 7% 1,041
Several times a year 78% 14% 8% 635
Seldom/never 68% 21% 11% 778

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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% 27% 10% 3,532
Once or twice a month 61% 28% 10% 1,041
Several times a year 55% 36% 9% 635
Seldom/never 50% 37% 12% 778

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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 44% 15% 41% 3,532
Once or twice a month 47% 15% 38% 1,041
Several times a year 45% 13% 42% 635
Seldom/never 40% 21% 39% 778

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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% 36% 19% 5% 3,532
Once or twice a month 35% 40% 19% 6% 1,041
Several times a year 32% 42% 23% 3% 635
Seldom/never 31% 40% 21% 8% 778

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 33% 4% 4% 3,532
Once or twice a month 60% 34% 2% 3% 1,041
Several times a year 57% 38% 2% 3% 635
Seldom/never 57% 35% 4% 4% 778

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 46% 4% 2% 3,532
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 4% 2% 1,041
Several times a year 45% 49% 5% 1% 635
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 2% 778

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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 56% 39% 5% 3,532
Once or twice a month 61% 35% 3% 1,041
Several times a year 72% 25% 3% 635
Seldom/never 67% 28% 5% 778

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 28% 5% 3% 3,532
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 3% 1,041
Several times a year 75% 18% 4% 2% 635
Seldom/never 68% 25% 3% 4% 778

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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 54% 38% 8% 3,532
Once or twice a month 63% 30% 7% 1,041
Several times a year 64% 28% 9% 635
Seldom/never 59% 33% 8% 778

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 56% 3% 3% 3,532
Once or twice a month 36% 61% 1% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 37% 57% 3% 3% 635
Seldom/never 42% 52% 2% 4% 778

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of Mainline Protestants 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 = 3,532. 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% 32% 5% 34% 5% 3,532
Once or twice a month 28% 36% 6% 27% 4% 1,041
Several times a year 34% 35% 6% 21% 4% 635
Seldom/never 43% 23% 5% 23% 6% 778