Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants who are third generation or higher by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who are third generation or higher by views about size of government

% of Mainline Protestants who are third generation or higher who would rather have…

Religious family Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.) 46% 47% 3% 4% 558
Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.) 53% 40% 4% 3% 229
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.) 62% 30% 4% 5% 528
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.) 63% 28% 5% 4% 773
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.) 68% 26% 3% 4% 1,608
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.) 60% 32% 4% 3% 313
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.) 61% 30% 5% 4% 515
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.) 64% 28% 3% 5% 584

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