Belief in God among adults in Massachusetts

% of adults in Massachusetts who say they…

Survey year 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 = 704. 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 40% 26% 10% 2% 18% 4% 704
2007 60% 22% 5% 1% 8% 5% 748

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Belief in God among adults in Massachusetts by religious group

% of adults in Massachusetts who say they…

Religious tradition 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 = 0. 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.
Catholic 55% 28% 6% 2% 6% 3% 238
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 14% 26% 13% 1% 39% 7% 209

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 273. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 15% 33% 31% 20% 273
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 35% 32% 14% 170
Do not believe in God 35% 40% 13% 12% 125

Generational cohort among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 273. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 12% 8% 28% 36% 13% 3% 273
Believe in God; fairly certain 8% 18% 27% 36% 8% 1% 170
Do not believe in God 22% 22% 31% 19% 5% 1% 125

Gender composition among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 55% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 51% 175
Do not believe in God 53% 47% 128

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 271. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 71% 11% 2% 12% 4% 271
Believe in God; fairly certain 82% 3% 2% 8% 5% 173
Do not believe in God 81% 3% 7% 2% 7% 125

Immigrant status among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 278. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 21% 18% 61% 278
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 14% 73% 175
Do not believe in God 10% 24% 66% 125

Income distribution among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 232. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 39% 17% 25% 19% 232
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 18% 26% 31% 149
Do not believe in God 15% 26% 28% 31% 114

Educational distribution among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 280. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 43% 28% 18% 11% 280
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 35% 15% 17% 175
Do not believe in God 30% 18% 32% 19% 127

Marital status among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 279. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 8% 13% 10% 27% 279
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 10% 16% 6% 22% 175
Do not believe in God 41% 9% 9% 1% 39% 127

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 280. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 26% 74% 280
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 76% 175
Do not believe in God 26% 74% 127

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 30% 3% 3% < 1% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 44% 18% 16% 1% 175
Do not believe in God 4% 12% 30% 54% < 1% 128

Attendance at religious services among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 38% 20% < 1% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 34% 51% < 1% 175
Do not believe in God 3% 24% 73% < 1% 128

Frequency of prayer among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 17% 9% 7% 2% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 21% 9% 41% < 1% 175
Do not believe in God 4% < 1% 2% 94% < 1% 128

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 21% 13% 6% 59% 1% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 6% 5% 8% 81% < 1% 175
Do not believe in God 3% 2% < 1% 94% < 1% 128

Frequency of meditation among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 12% 7% 35% 1% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 10% 4% 60% < 1% 175
Do not believe in God 17% 4% 5% 74% < 1% 128

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 20% 6% 10% 1% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 21% 15% 25% < 1% 175
Do not believe in God 30% 12% 12% 45% 1% 128

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 9% 12% 26% 2% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 18% 19% 22% 1% 175
Do not believe in God 42% 18% 17% 22% < 1% 128

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 8% 48% 9% 2% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 4% 9% 70% 15% 1% 175
Do not believe in God 2% 9% 55% 32% 2% 128

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say…

Belief in God 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 = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 63% 3% 2% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 78% 1% 1% 175
Do not believe in God 13% 84% 1% 2% 128

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 12% 10% 47% 1% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 6% 8% 8% 77% 1% 175
Do not believe in God 2% 4% 8% 86% < 1% 128

Interpreting scripture among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God 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 = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 28% 36% 4% 22% 10% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 6% 23% 2% 63% 5% 175
Do not believe in God 3% 5% < 1% 90% 2% 128

Belief in Heaven among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 82% 9% 9% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 58% 29% 14% 175
Do not believe in God 5% 94% 1% 128

Belief in Hell among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 58% 32% 10% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 53% 14% 175
Do not believe in God 5% 95% < 1% 128

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 18% 51% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 12% 57% 175
Do not believe in God 15% 16% 68% 128

Political ideology among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 36% 23% 8% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 36% 33% 4% 175
Do not believe in God 8% 30% 58% 3% 128

Views about size of government among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 49% 40% 5% 6% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 42% 1% 4% 175
Do not believe in God 33% 64% 1% 1% 128

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 47% 4% 3% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 57% 1% < 1% 175
Do not believe in God 22% 75% 3% < 1% 128

Views about abortion among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 62% 34% 4% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 77% 19% 5% 175
Do not believe in God 92% 8% 1% 128

Views about homosexuality among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 71% 20% 3% 6% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 87% 10% 3% < 1% 175
Do not believe in God 97% 3% < 1% < 1% 128

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 56% 31% 13% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 82% 14% 4% 175
Do not believe in God 88% 10% 2% 128

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say…

Belief in God 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 = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 57% 3% 5% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 62% 1% 1% 175
Do not believe in God 12% 83% < 1% 5% 128

Views about human evolution among adults in Massachusetts by belief in God

% of adults in Massachusetts who say humans…

Belief in God 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 = 282. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 24% 34% 6% 30% 6% 282
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 24% 7% 17% 1% 175
Do not believe in God 85% 7% < 1% 6% 2% 128