DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,215. 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 17% 32% 27% 24% 2,215
2007 15% 39% 26% 20% 3,153

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,215. 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% 12% 26% 34% 15% 2% 2,215
2007 < 1% 11% 28% 37% 19% 6% 3,153

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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% 54% 2,260
2007 45% 55% 3,224

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,232. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 87% 3% 1% 5% 3% 2,232
2007 92% 2% 1% 2% 3% 3,193

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,236. 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% 6% 88% 2,236
2007 3% 5% 91% 3,205

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 1,966. 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% 19% 29% 21% 1,966
2007 24% 23% 33% 19% 2,695

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,245. 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% 32% 16% 10% 2,245

Marital status among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,251. 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% 5% 12% 10% 20% 2,251
2007 57% 6% 13% 10% 14% 3,208

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,256. 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% 73% 2,256
2007 33% 67% 3,215

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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 67% 29% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,260
2007 75% 23% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 3,224

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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% 45% 9% 1% < 1% 2,260
2007 45% 44% 9% 2% < 1% 3,224

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 47% 27% < 1% 2,260
2007 27% 47% 25% 1% 3,224

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 48% 27% 9% 15% 1% 2,260
2007 48% 28% 9% 13% 1% 3,224

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 8% 9% 70% 1% 2,260
2007 11% 9% 9% 70% 1% 3,224

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 9% 5% 56% 1% 2,260
2007 29% 7% 4% 58% 2% 3,224

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 20% 13% 15% 1% 2,260
2007 42% 18% 17% 20% 3% 3,224

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 17% 16% 29% 1% 2,260
2007 31% 15% 18% 32% 3% 3,224

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 69% 1% < 1% 2,260

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 13% 13% 51% 1% 2,260
2007 20% 13% 12% 54% 1% 3,224

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 41% 2% 26% 9% 2,260
2007 22% 40% 3% 25% 10% 3,224

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 70% 23% 7% 2,260
2007 66% 24% 10% 3,224

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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% 40% 2,260
2007 42% 15% 43% 3,224

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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% 40% 18% 6% 2,260
2007 36% 42% 18% 4% 3,224

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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 60% 33% 3% 4% 2,260
2007 51% 39% 4% 6% 3,224

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 52% 42% 4% 2% 2,260

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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% 32% 3% 2,260
2007 65% 29% 6% 3,224

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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% 24% 4% 3% 2,260
2007 59% 31% 6% 4% 3,224

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,260. 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 59% 32% 9% 2,260

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 54% 2% 2% 2,260
2007 29% 64% 3% 4% 3,224

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who believe in Heaven 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 = 2,260. 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% 36% 4% 28% 4% 2,260