Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week

% of adults 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 = 12,336. 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 44% 49% 3% 4% 12,336
2007 34% 55% 4% 7% 12,777

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Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 0. 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.
Catholic 42% 52% 2% 4% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 50% 43% 3% 4% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 35% 57% 2% 5% 1,189
Jehovah's Witness 32% 54% 4% 10% 216
Jewish 46% 53% < 1% 1% 121
Mainline Protestant 41% 53% 3% 3% 1,894
Mormon 56% 38% 4% 2% 513
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 56% 3% 6% 606

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Views about environmental regulation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,444. 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% 5,444
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 19% 35% 27% 18% 5,778
Neither/both equally 12% 34% 26% 28% 344
Don't know 9% 26% 21% 44% 470

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about environmental regulation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,444. 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 8% 11% 28% 37% 15% 1% 5,444
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 12% 13% 29% 32% 12% 1% 5,778
Neither/both equally 7% 11% 28% 29% 20% 4% 344
Don't know 5% 8% 22% 27% 33% 6% 470

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about environmental regulation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 38% 62% 5,920
Neither/both equally 42% 58% 358
Don't know 31% 69% 488

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,484. 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% 14% 2% 14% 4% 5,484
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 54% 21% 3% 18% 5% 5,833
Neither/both equally 65% 15% 2% 12% 7% 342
Don't know 52% 19% 2% 24% 3% 468

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about environmental regulation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,500. 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% 7% 80% 5,500
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 17% 9% 74% 5,840
Neither/both equally 13% 6% 81% 346
Don't know 24% 7% 70% 480

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,804. 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 38% 21% 26% 15% 4,804
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 40% 22% 25% 12% 5,152
Neither/both equally 40% 21% 28% 11% 281
Don't know 59% 16% 18% 7% 336

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Views about environmental regulation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,541. 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 45% 33% 15% 7% 5,541
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 40% 34% 15% 11% 5,884
Neither/both equally 41% 35% 17% 6% 356
Don't know 63% 21% 11% 5% 481

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about environmental regulation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,542. 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 59% 4% 13% 8% 17% 5,542
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 48% 5% 15% 8% 23% 5,891
Neither/both equally 50% 3% 12% 13% 22% 351
Don't know 42% 2% 19% 21% 16% 479

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about environmental regulation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,545. 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 31% 69% 5,545
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 32% 68% 5,895
Neither/both equally 27% 73% 355
Don't know 25% 75% 484

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 91% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 90% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1% 358
Don't know 85% 10% 1% 3% < 1% 1% 488

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 90% 6% < 1% 2% 2% 358
Don't know 87% 7% 1% 2% 4% 488

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 73% 19% 8% < 1% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 68% 24% 8% < 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 76% 11% 11% 2% 358
Don't know 72% 15% 11% 2% 488

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Views about environmental regulation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 88% 9% 1% 2% < 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 91% 5% < 1% 3% 1% 358
Don't know 88% 7% 1% 2% 2% 488

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 59% 14% 8% 19% 1% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 54% 14% 8% 22% 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 63% 7% 5% 23% 2% 358
Don't know 57% 10% 6% 23% 4% 488

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 63% 6% 2% 27% 3% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 65% 7% 2% 25% 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 67% 5% 1% 24% 3% 358
Don't know 69% 3% 1% 20% 7% 488

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 84% 9% 3% 3% 1% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 83% 9% 4% 3% 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 87% 5% 2% 4% 2% 358
Don't know 81% 8% 3% 4% 4% 488

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 55% 15% 9% 20% 2% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 55% 15% 8% 19% 2% 5,920
Neither/both equally 62% 8% 5% 22% 4% 358
Don't know 53% 12% 7% 19% 9% 488

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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% 4% 24% 3% 2% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 58% 8% 28% 4% 2% 5,920
Neither/both equally 64% 4% 22% 3% 8% 358
Don't know 61% 3% 25% 1% 10% 488

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 55% 42% 2% 1% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 40% 58% 2% 1% 5,920
Neither/both equally 49% 41% 9% 1% 358
Don't know 34% 53% 2% 11% 488

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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% 26% 4% 6% 4% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 48% 32% 4% 10% 5% 5,920
Neither/both equally 50% 21% 12% 5% 12% 358
Don't know 59% 13% 13% 4% 11% 488

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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 87% 6% 7% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 87% 8% 5% 5,920
Neither/both equally 81% 7% 12% 358
Don't know 84% 4% 12% 488

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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 80% 13% 7% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 73% 20% 7% 5,920
Neither/both equally 67% 19% 14% 358
Don't know 68% 16% 16% 488

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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% 15% 25% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 33% 19% 47% 5,920
Neither/both equally 40% 30% 30% 358
Don't know 32% 32% 36% 488

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about environmental regulation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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 64% 21% 10% 5% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 39% 34% 20% 7% 5,920
Neither/both equally 51% 24% 10% 15% 358
Don't know 42% 20% 18% 20% 488

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Views about environmental regulation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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% 28% 1% 2% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 43% 49% 4% 4% 5,920
Neither/both equally 53% 24% 12% 11% 358
Don't know 39% 40% 7% 14% 488

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 63% 32% 3% 2% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 37% 57% 5% 2% 5,920
Neither/both equally 40% 37% 20% 3% 358
Don't know 32% 42% 8% 18% 488

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 25% 72% 3% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 41% 55% 4% 5,920
Neither/both equally 24% 64% 12% 358
Don't know 19% 62% 19% 488

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Views about environmental regulation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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% 61% 4% 3% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 47% 45% 4% 4% 5,920
Neither/both equally 24% 49% 22% 5% 358
Don't know 28% 49% 7% 16% 488

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Views about environmental regulation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,570. 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 22% 71% 7% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 38% 55% 7% 5,920
Neither/both equally 20% 62% 18% 358
Don't know 16% 64% 19% 488

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about environmental protection

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 5,570. 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 10% 22% 2% 61% 5% 5,570
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 14% 31% 3% 49% 4% 5,920
Neither/both equally 6% 12% 7% 58% 18% 358
Don't know 6% 15% 6% 45% 28% 488