DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,549. 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 19% 37% 29% 15% 1,549
2007 23% 37% 25% 16% 1,637

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,549. 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 11% 13% 31% 34% 9% 1% 1,549
2007 < 1% 17% 28% 35% 16% 3% 1,637

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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% 60% 1,588
2007 39% 61% 1,680

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 6% 2% 91% 1,557
2007 3% 2% 95% 1,665

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,417. 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 53% 21% 18% 8% 1,417
2007 47% 26% 19% 9% 1,400

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,579. 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% 33% 9% 6% 1,579

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,583. 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 31% 6% 19% 9% 36% 1,583
2007 33% 6% 16% 12% 33% 1,668

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,581. 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 30% 70% 1,581
2007 38% 62% 1,674

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 1,588
2007 89% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 1,680

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 56% 35% 9% < 1% 1,588
2007 61% 29% 10% < 1% 1,680

Frequency of prayer among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 83% 11% 3% 3% 1% 1,588
2007 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 1,680

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 47% 15% 9% 29% 1% 1,588
2007 46% 14% 8% 32% 1% 1,680

Frequency of meditation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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% 8% 3% 29% 2% 1,588
2007 57% 6% 3% 33% 1% 1,680

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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% 11% 6% 7% < 1% 1,588
2007 67% 12% 8% 10% 3% 1,680

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 42% 15% 11% 30% 2% 1,588
2007 37% 15% 10% 33% 5% 1,680

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 50% 5% 39% 3% 2% 1,588
2007 45% 4% 46% 2% 2% 1,680

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,588

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 64% 13% 7% 15% 1% 1,588
2007 63% 13% 6% 18% 1% 1,680

Interpreting scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 63% 22% 3% 7% 6% 1,588
2007 64% 18% 4% 7% 7% 1,680

Belief in Heaven among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 95% 3% 3% 1,588
2007 93% 2% 5% 1,680

Belief in Hell among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 85% 10% 6% 1,588
2007 84% 9% 7% 1,680

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 9% 9% 82% 1,588
2007 9% 11% 80% 1,680

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 36% 33% 24% 7% 1,588
2007 35% 36% 21% 7% 1,680

Views about size of government among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 22% 72% 3% 4% 1,588
2007 18% 73% 5% 5% 1,680

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 26% 67% 4% 2% 1,588

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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% 42% 6% 1,588
2007 48% 45% 8% 1,680

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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 50% 40% 6% 4% 1,588
2007 38% 47% 6% 8% 1,680

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,588. 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% 54% 8% 1,588

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 36% 58% 2% 4% 1,588
2007 38% 53% 3% 7% 1,680

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition blacks who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 1,588. 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 14% 31% 3% 46% 5% 1,588