Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by parental status

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 16% 84% 101
Catholic 26% 74% 3,854
Evangelical Protestant 31% 69% 5,826
Historically Black Protestant 28% 72% 453
Jewish 26% 74% 336
Mainline Protestant 25% 75% 3,676
Mormon 45% 55% 522
Orthodox Christian 27% 73% 120
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 75% 3,528

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