Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 19,336. 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% 52% 3% 4% 19,336
2007 32% 58% 3% 6% 21,138

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Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily who say…

Religious tradition 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 = 110. 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.
Buddhist 22% 75% 1% 2% 110
Catholic 39% 55% 2% 4% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 49% 44% 3% 4% 6,852
Hindu 30% 64% 2% 5% 102
Historically Black Protestant 36% 57% 2% 4% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 35% 52% 5% 9% 221
Jewish 42% 54% < 1% 3% 213
Mainline Protestant 39% 55% 3% 2% 3,342
Mormon 55% 39% 4% 2% 571
Muslim 30% 61% 4% 4% 164
Orthodox Christian 37% 62% < 1% 1% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 34% 59% 3% 4% 1,333

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who are ages…

Views about environmental regulation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,028. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 15% 32% 31% 22% 8,028
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 19% 36% 28% 18% 9,674
Neither/both equally 14% 34% 26% 25% 525
Don't know 10% 26% 22% 41% 667

Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about environmental regulation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,028. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 9% 11% 27% 37% 15% 1% 8,028
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 11% 13% 30% 33% 12% 1% 9,674
Neither/both equally 7% 13% 29% 30% 18% 3% 525
Don't know 6% 8% 23% 28% 29% 5% 667

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about environmental regulation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 46% 54% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 37% 63% 9,887
Neither/both equally 42% 58% 542
Don't know 28% 72% 696

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,086. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 68% 13% 2% 13% 4% 8,086
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 58% 18% 3% 17% 5% 9,760
Neither/both equally 67% 11% 2% 15% 5% 522
Don't know 54% 15% 3% 25% 4% 671

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about environmental regulation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,095. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 12% 8% 80% 8,095
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 16% 10% 74% 9,773
Neither/both equally 13% 7% 80% 528
Don't know 28% 7% 65% 677

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who have a household income of…

Views about environmental regulation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,055. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 37% 20% 25% 17% 7,055
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 37% 21% 27% 15% 8,644
Neither/both equally 39% 20% 27% 14% 441
Don't know 61% 16% 16% 7% 470

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who have completed…

Views about environmental regulation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,165. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 46% 32% 15% 7% 8,165
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 39% 33% 16% 12% 9,834
Neither/both equally 39% 38% 16% 6% 540
Don't know 62% 21% 11% 5% 682

Marital status among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about environmental regulation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,174. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 57% 5% 13% 8% 17% 8,174
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 49% 7% 15% 8% 22% 9,851
Neither/both equally 51% 5% 14% 11% 19% 534
Don't know 42% 4% 17% 20% 17% 684

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about environmental regulation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,182. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 30% 70% 8,182
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 31% 69% 9,853
Neither/both equally 31% 69% 538
Don't know 26% 74% 690

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say they…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 88% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 86% 9% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 542
Don't know 83% 13% 1% 3% < 1% 1% 696

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say religion is…

Views about environmental regulation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 82% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 76% 18% 3% 2% 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 79% 15% 1% 3% 3% 542
Don't know 78% 15% 2% 2% 3% 696

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who attend religious services…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 58% 29% 13% < 1% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 51% 33% 16% < 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 59% 21% 18% 1% 542
Don't know 57% 22% 18% 3% 696

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who attend prayer group…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 43% 12% 10% 34% 1% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 36% 13% 10% 41% < 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 44% 11% 6% 37% 2% 542
Don't know 43% 10% 6% 39% 3% 696

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who meditate…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 54% 7% 3% 34% 2% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 56% 8% 3% 32% 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 60% 4% 2% 31% 3% 542
Don't know 60% 5% 2% 27% 6% 696

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 77% 11% 5% 6% 1% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 75% 12% 6% 6% 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 79% 8% 6% 6% 2% 542
Don't know 74% 10% 5% 6% 5% 696

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 50% 15% 10% 23% 2% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 51% 16% 11% 21% 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 54% 10% 7% 25% 4% 542
Don't know 51% 12% 9% 21% 8% 696

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about environmental regulation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 56% 5% 33% 3% 2% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 46% 9% 37% 6% 3% 9,887
Neither/both equally 51% 6% 32% 4% 8% 542
Don't know 50% 4% 32% 4% 10% 696

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 49% 48% 1% 1% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 34% 64% 1% 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 42% 48% 8% 2% 542
Don't know 31% 55% 3% 11% 696

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who read scripture…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 61% 12% 7% 20% 1% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 53% 12% 8% 26% 1% 9,887
Neither/both equally 59% 13% 5% 20% 2% 542
Don't know 61% 8% 6% 22% 3% 696

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say the holy scripture is…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 51% 29% 4% 10% 5% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 39% 33% 3% 19% 7% 9,887
Neither/both equally 42% 23% 10% 12% 13% 542
Don't know 52% 15% 11% 10% 13% 696

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 88% 6% 7% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 85% 10% 5% 9,887
Neither/both equally 81% 8% 11% 542
Don't know 82% 5% 13% 696

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 76% 16% 7% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 69% 24% 7% 9,887
Neither/both equally 65% 21% 14% 542
Don't know 62% 21% 17% 696

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 58% 15% 27% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 31% 18% 51% 9,887
Neither/both equally 38% 30% 32% 542
Don't know 29% 33% 37% 696

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Views about environmental regulation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 60% 23% 11% 6% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 34% 36% 24% 6% 9,887
Neither/both equally 42% 31% 12% 15% 542
Don't know 40% 22% 18% 20% 696

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who would rather have…

Views about environmental regulation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 67% 29% 2% 2% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 43% 50% 4% 4% 9,887
Neither/both equally 51% 26% 12% 11% 542
Don't know 37% 40% 8% 14% 696

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say government aid to the poor…

Views about environmental regulation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 62% 34% 3% 2% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 36% 58% 4% 2% 9,887
Neither/both equally 41% 35% 20% 3% 542
Don't know 32% 43% 8% 17% 696

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say abortion should be…

Views about environmental regulation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 32% 65% 4% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 50% 46% 4% 9,887
Neither/both equally 33% 54% 12% 542
Don't know 26% 55% 19% 696

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say homosexuality…

Views about environmental regulation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 40% 52% 5% 4% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 58% 35% 4% 3% 9,887
Neither/both equally 36% 39% 18% 7% 542
Don't know 38% 41% 7% 14% 696

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who …same-sex marriage

Views about environmental regulation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 29% 63% 8% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 49% 44% 7% 9,887
Neither/both equally 33% 51% 16% 542
Don't know 24% 55% 21% 696

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by views about environmental protection

% of adults who pray daily who say humans…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 8,211. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 13% 26% 2% 54% 5% 8,211
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 20% 32% 4% 41% 3% 9,887
Neither/both equally 7% 19% 10% 48% 17% 542
Don't know 10% 14% 7% 39% 29% 696