DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 676. 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% 28% 31% 30% 676
2007 12% 28% 26% 33% 790

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 676. 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 7% 8% 24% 37% 21% 3% 676
2007 < 1% 10% 19% 33% 26% 12% 790

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 32% 68% 694
2007 32% 68% 809

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 679. 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% 6% 2% 9% 3% 679
2007 83% 3% 2% 8% 4% 794

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 688. 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% 5% 84% 688
2007 8% 5% 88% 805

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 581. 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% 22% 23% 9% 581
2007 41% 23% 25% 11% 668

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 693. 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% 30% 13% 6% 693

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 689. 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 55% 5% 13% 14% 13% 689
2007 52% 3% 14% 20% 12% 802

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 691. 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 26% 74% 691
2007 26% 74% 809

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 94% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 694
2007 96% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 809

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% 694
2007 92% 6% 1% 1% 1% 809

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 71% 22% 7% 1% 694
2007 72% 19% 8% 1% 809

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 89% 9% < 1% 1% 1% 694
2007 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 809

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 58% 16% 7% 18% < 1% 694
2007 51% 13% 11% 25% < 1% 809

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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% 8% 2% 29% 2% 694
2007 64% 5% 2% 26% 2% 809

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 86% 9% 2% 3% < 1% 694
2007 76% 11% 7% 4% 2% 809

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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% 15% 8% 23% 2% 694
2007 47% 13% 13% 21% 6% 809

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 63% 3% 31% 3% 1% 694
2007 59% 4% 33% 2% 2% 809

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 43% 55% 1% 1% 694

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 93% 4% 3% 694
2007 90% 3% 7% 809

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 85% 9% 6% 694
2007 82% 10% 8% 809

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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% 18% 34% 694
2007 49% 17% 33% 809

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 55% 29% 11% 5% 694
2007 55% 29% 9% 7% 809

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 57% 38% 2% 3% 694
2007 44% 44% 4% 8% 809

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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% 41% 5% 2% 694

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 35% 61% 4% 694
2007 31% 63% 6% 809

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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 35% 54% 6% 4% 694
2007 25% 64% 5% 5% 809

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 694. 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% 66% 9% 694

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 50% 44% 3% 3% 694
2007 37% 51% 4% 9% 809

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 694. 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 9% 25% 2% 59% 4% 694