DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 33% 25% 18% 511
2007 29% 34% 25% 11% 474

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 511. 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% 28% 31% 11% 1% 511
2007 < 1% 24% 30% 32% 12% 3% 474

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 517. 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% 63% 517
2007 48% 52% 485

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 515. 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% 3% 6% 8% 3% 515
2007 89% 1% 3% 6% 2% 485

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 509. 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 12% 9% 79% 509
2007 7% 9% 84% 481

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 469. 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 27% 17% 29% 27% 469
2007 26% 28% 27% 19% 410

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 516. 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 33% 28% 20% 19% 516

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 514. 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% 10% 12% 6% 25% 514
2007 48% 5% 12% 5% 30% 483

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 517. 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% 517
2007 35% 65% 484

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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 25% 57% 17% 1% < 1% 517
2007 20% 60% 16% 4% < 1% 485

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 48% 31% < 1% 517
2007 21% 49% 30% < 1% 485

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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 33% 26% 14% 26% < 1% 517
2007 30% 30% 14% 25% 1% 485

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 11% 11% 70% < 1% 517
2007 6% 7% 7% 80% < 1% 485

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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 25% 12% 5% 57% 1% 517
2007 18% 8% 5% 67% 1% 485

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 18% 19% 20% 1% 517
2007 24% 21% 21% 31% 2% 485

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly 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 = 517. 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% 19% 15% 25% 1% 517
2007 33% 20% 17% 27% 3% 485

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 17% 59% 10% 3% 517
2007 8% 11% 71% 7% 2% 485

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 82% 1% < 1% 517

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 13% 15% 59% 1% 517
2007 8% 11% 10% 70% < 1% 485

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 33% 1% 48% 9% 517
2007 9% 35% 3% 43% 9% 485

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 20% 8% 517
2007 71% 16% 12% 485

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 46% 10% 517
2007 48% 40% 12% 485

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 13% 72% 517
2007 24% 14% 62% 485

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 517. 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 15% 35% 45% 5% 517
2007 23% 40% 33% 4% 485

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 74% 2% 1% 517

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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 77% 22% 1% 517
2007 76% 21% 3% 485

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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 87% 10% 2% 1% 517
2007 78% 16% 4% 2% 485

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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 82% 13% 5% 517

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 79% 1% 1% 517
2007 16% 81% 2% 1% 485

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they believe in God; fairly certain

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 517. 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% 30% 5% 17% 2% 517