Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants

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

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 43% 17% 14% 25% 2% 6,083
2007 37% 15% 17% 27% 4% 7,470

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,707. 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% 26% 30% 27% 2,707
Once or twice a month 20% 30% 29% 21% 966
Several times a year 16% 31% 27% 26% 846
Seldom/never 12% 33% 27% 27% 1,338

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,707. 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 11% 10% 22% 38% 17% 2% 2,707
Once or twice a month 13% 12% 25% 35% 14% 2% 966
Several times a year 10% 11% 27% 35% 16% 2% 846
Seldom/never 8% 9% 29% 34% 18% 3% 1,338

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 56% 2,762
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 982
Several times a year 47% 53% 864
Seldom/never 45% 55% 1,377

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,723. 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% 2,723
Once or twice a month 88% 3% 1% 4% 3% 973
Several times a year 87% 2% 1% 6% 3% 856
Seldom/never 88% 3% 2% 5% 3% 1,351

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,735. 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% 2,735
Once or twice a month 8% 6% 87% 975
Several times a year 7% 8% 85% 858
Seldom/never 5% 7% 88% 1,356

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,379. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 20% 27% 23% 2,379
Once or twice a month 22% 20% 30% 28% 867
Several times a year 24% 16% 34% 26% 751
Seldom/never 32% 21% 27% 20% 1,154

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,745. 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 33% 30% 20% 16% 2,745
Once or twice a month 32% 31% 21% 15% 979
Several times a year 32% 31% 22% 14% 860
Seldom/never 47% 31% 15% 8% 1,367

Marital status among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,743. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 6% 13% 9% 19% 2,743
Once or twice a month 55% 4% 12% 7% 22% 981
Several times a year 60% 6% 11% 7% 15% 860
Seldom/never 55% 5% 12% 12% 15% 1,371

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,751. 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% 2,751
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 980
Several times a year 31% 69% 862
Seldom/never 27% 73% 1,372

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say they…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 2,762. 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 71% 22% 4% 1% 1% 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 4% 1% 2% 2% 982
Several times a year 58% 32% 5% 1% 2% 2% 864
Seldom/never 67% 24% 5% 2% 2% 1% 1,377

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 60% 29% 8% 2% 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 51% 36% 10% 2% < 1% 982
Several times a year 46% 40% 11% 3% 1% 864
Seldom/never 47% 39% 11% 2% 1% 1,377

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 36% 40% 23% < 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 35% 45% 20% < 1% 982
Several times a year 27% 49% 24% < 1% 864
Seldom/never 28% 43% 29% 1% 1,377

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 19% 5% 11% 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 49% 27% 7% 15% 1% 982
Several times a year 43% 26% 12% 18% 1% 864
Seldom/never 49% 23% 8% 19% 1% 1,377

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 11% 10% 55% < 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 19% 12% 10% 60% < 1% 982
Several times a year 14% 10% 11% 65% < 1% 864
Seldom/never 14% 7% 6% 71% 1% 1,377

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who meditate…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 10% 4% 36% 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 31% 14% 6% 48% 1% 982
Several times a year 24% 10% 8% 56% 1% 864
Seldom/never 22% 7% 4% 66% 1% 1,377

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 71% 15% 6% 8% 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 50% 26% 13% 10% 1% 982
Several times a year 39% 21% 23% 15% 1% 864
Seldom/never 44% 18% 11% 26% 1% 1,377

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 13% 45% 7% 3% 2,762
Once or twice a month 30% 10% 53% 6% 2% 982
Several times a year 26% 9% 56% 6% 2% 864
Seldom/never 28% 7% 58% 5% 2% 1,377

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 2,762. 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 32% 65% 2% 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 32% 66% 1% 1% 982
Several times a year 32% 67% 1% < 1% 864
Seldom/never 33% 65% 1% 1% 1,377

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 15% 11% 36% 1% 2,762
Once or twice a month 27% 15% 13% 44% < 1% 982
Several times a year 20% 13% 16% 50% < 1% 864
Seldom/never 24% 10% 10% 55% 1% 1,377

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 2,762. 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 23% 34% 3% 30% 10% 2,762
Once or twice a month 22% 37% 1% 31% 8% 982
Several times a year 20% 38% 2% 31% 10% 864
Seldom/never 29% 36% 4% 23% 9% 1,377

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 14% 8% 2,762
Once or twice a month 82% 11% 7% 982
Several times a year 79% 13% 8% 864
Seldom/never 84% 9% 7% 1,377

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 58% 32% 10% 2,762
Once or twice a month 63% 28% 10% 982
Several times a year 59% 31% 10% 864
Seldom/never 64% 26% 11% 1,377

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 42% 15% 43% 2,762
Once or twice a month 48% 12% 40% 982
Several times a year 45% 13% 42% 864
Seldom/never 46% 20% 34% 1,377

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 36% 37% 23% 5% 2,762
Once or twice a month 39% 37% 20% 4% 982
Several times a year 31% 47% 18% 5% 864
Seldom/never 41% 35% 16% 8% 1,377

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 36% 4% 4% 2,762
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 2% 4% 982
Several times a year 62% 33% 2% 3% 864
Seldom/never 60% 32% 4% 5% 1,377

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 49% 4% 2% 2,762
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 3% 2% 982
Several times a year 46% 50% 3% 2% 864
Seldom/never 52% 41% 4% 3% 1,377

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 37% 4% 2,762
Once or twice a month 60% 37% 3% 982
Several times a year 63% 33% 4% 864
Seldom/never 62% 33% 5% 1,377

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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 67% 24% 5% 4% 2,762
Once or twice a month 69% 26% 3% 2% 982
Several times a year 71% 22% 5% 3% 864
Seldom/never 60% 30% 6% 3% 1,377

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,762. 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% 8% 2,762
Once or twice a month 59% 36% 6% 982
Several times a year 61% 32% 7% 864
Seldom/never 50% 39% 10% 1,377

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 2,762. 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% 60% 3% 2% 2,762
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 2% 2% 982
Several times a year 37% 60% 1% 2% 864
Seldom/never 44% 50% 3% 4% 1,377

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of Mainline Protestants who say humans…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 2,762. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 34% 6% 28% 4% 2,762
Once or twice a month 30% 34% 4% 27% 5% 982
Several times a year 34% 30% 7% 25% 3% 864
Seldom/never 27% 27% 3% 37% 6% 1,377