DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 292
2007 13% 87% < 1% < 1% 365

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 38% 62% 292
2007 41% 59% 365

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 290. 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 80% 5% 2% 10% 3% 290
2007 82% 3% 2% 10% 3% 358

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 288. 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 10% 6% 84% 288
2007 9% 4% 87% 362

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 266. 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 23% 18% 32% 27% 266
2007 14% 19% 40% 27% 321

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 291. 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 24% 31% 27% 18% 291

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 70% 4% 16% 3% 7% 292
2007 80% 3% 10% < 1% 7% 365

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 291. 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 71% 29% 291
2007 81% 19% 363

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week 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 = 292. 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 86% 12% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 292
2007 89% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 365

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 89% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% 292
2007 83% 16% 1% 1% < 1% 365

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 80% 17% 2% < 1% < 1% 292
2007 74% 20% 3% 3% < 1% 365

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who attend prayer group…

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 = 292. 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 51% 23% 6% 20% 1% 292
2007 41% 16% 10% 33% < 1% 365

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who meditate…

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 = 292. 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 44% 10% 3% 41% 2% 292
2007 36% 6% 3% 54% < 1% 365

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week 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 = 292. 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 76% 16% 4% 3% 1% 292
2007 62% 16% 14% 6% 2% 365

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week 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 = 292. 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 45% 20% 11% 23% 1% 292
2007 34% 19% 20% 25% 2% 365

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 52% 9% 35% 2% 2% 292
2007 44% 10% 40% 2% 4% 365

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say…

Survey year 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 = 292. 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% 55% 1% 1% 292

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who read scripture…

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 = 292. 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 65% 14% 7% 14% < 1% 292
2007 48% 16% 12% 23% < 1% 365

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 292. 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 41% 40% 2% 11% 6% 292
2007 33% 42% 4% 15% 6% 365

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 86% 6% 8% 292
2007 84% 8% 8% 365

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 72% 18% 10% 292
2007 66% 24% 9% 365

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 48% 13% 39% 292
2007 48% 17% 35% 365

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 44% 39% 14% 3% 292
2007 41% 37% 17% 6% 365

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 61% 33% 4% 2% 292
2007 47% 42% 5% 6% 365

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 49% 44% 6% 1% 292

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 48% 49% 2% 292
2007 48% 48% 4% 365

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 57% 34% 5% 4% 292
2007 52% 37% 7% 3% 365

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 292. 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 49% 44% 7% 292

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say…

Survey year 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 = 292. 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 37% 59% 3% 1% 292
2007 26% 69% 3% 3% 365

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults in Generation X who attend religious services at least once a week who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 292. 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 13% 33% 2% 48% 3% 292