DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ 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.
2014 16% 32% 28% 25% 271
2007 10% 41% 33% 16% 318

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest 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.
2014 10% 9% 29% 36% 15% 1% 271
2007 < 1% 6% 31% 41% 17% 4% 318

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Men Women 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.
2014 55% 45% 278
2007 52% 48% 326

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 275. 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 91% < 1% 3% 5% 1% 275
2007 94% 1% 1% 2% 1% 326

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year 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.
2014 7% 10% 83% 278
2007 8% 3% 88% 323

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 247. 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 20% 12% 34% 34% 247
2007 17% 21% 34% 28% 284

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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.
2014 28% 32% 22% 19% 278

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 277. 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% 8% 12% 5% 12% 277
2007 60% 6% 15% 7% 12% 324

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 277. 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 28% 72% 277
2007 31% 69% 324

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 19% 63% 17% 1% 1% 278
2007 17% 61% 20% 2% < 1% 326

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 21% 49% 30% < 1% 278
2007 14% 55% 31% 1% 326

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know 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.
2014 19% 33% 21% 26% 1% 278
2007 25% 31% 17% 28% < 1% 326

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 7% 7% 10% 76% < 1% 278
2007 5% 4% 9% 81% < 1% 326

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 18% 11% 7% 64% 1% 278
2007 15% 9% 9% 66% 1% 326

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 28% 21% 28% 23% 1% 278
2007 11% 21% 45% 21% 2% 326

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 10% 11% 70% 7% 2% 278
2007 6% 13% 74% 5% 2% 326

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 26% 74% < 1% < 1% 278

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 8% 12% 13% 67% < 1% 278
2007 6% 9% 15% 69% < 1% 326

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 8% 34% 1% 48% 9% 278
2007 6% 27% 1% 52% 14% 326

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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.
2014 73% 15% 12% 278
2007 70% 18% 12% 326

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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.
2014 51% 38% 11% 278
2007 41% 46% 13% 326

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. 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.
2014 44% 16% 41% 278
2007 36% 15% 49% 326

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know 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.
2014 28% 46% 21% 5% 278
2007 28% 51% 19% 2% 326

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know 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.
2014 65% 29% 4% 2% 278
2007 59% 29% 3% 8% 326

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 46% 52% 1% 1% 278

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 69% 25% 6% 278
2007 79% 18% 2% 326

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know 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.
2014 81% 14% 4% 1% 278
2007 73% 20% 6% 2% 326

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know 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.
2014 71% 23% 6% 278

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 32% 66% 1% 1% 278
2007 19% 75% 3% 2% 326

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 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.
2014 49% 26% 9% 12% 3% 278