DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 657. 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% 24% 31% 38% 657
2007 7% 31% 26% 36% 1,140

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 657. 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 4% 6% 21% 38% 26% 5% 657
2007 < 1% 6% 20% 33% 30% 12% 1,140

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 671. 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% 4% 1% 6% 2% 671
2007 87% 3% 2% 4% 4% 1,153

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 674. 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 8% 4% 88% 674
2007 5% 6% 90% 1,164

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 531. 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 39% 24% 23% 13% 531
2007 39% 22% 26% 13% 937

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 47% 33% 14% 7% 679

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 677. 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% 3% 10% 20% 9% 677
2007 53% 3% 14% 22% 9% 1,160

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents 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 25% 75% 679
2007 25% 75% 1,168

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 681
2007 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,170

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 81% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 681
2007 77% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1,170

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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 56% 30% 14% 1% 681
2007 55% 31% 13% 1% 1,170

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 77% 17% 3% 3% 1% 681
2007 76% 15% 3% 5% 1% 1,170

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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 38% 16% 6% 39% 1% 681
2007 32% 10% 11% 45% 1% 1,170

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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% 9% 3% 38% 3% 681
2007 46% 8% 4% 38% 4% 1,170

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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 67% 15% 7% 10% 1% 681
2007 61% 15% 11% 10% 4% 1,170

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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 41% 16% 14% 27% 2% 681
2007 38% 14% 16% 27% 6% 1,170

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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% 5% 37% 4% 1% 681
2007 48% 4% 44% 2% 2% 1,170

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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 45% 53% 1% 1% 681

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who read scripture…

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 = 681. 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 59% 12% 5% 23% 1% 681
2007 49% 14% 8% 27% 2% 1,170

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 681. 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% 31% 4% 4% 7% 681
2007 47% 33% 6% 8% 6% 1,170

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 88% 5% 7% 681
2007 88% 5% 7% 1,170

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 75% 14% 10% 681
2007 73% 15% 12% 1,170

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 59% 13% 28% 681
2007 52% 15% 33% 1,170

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 59% 27% 8% 6% 681
2007 52% 33% 7% 8% 1,170

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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% 31% 3% 4% 681
2007 48% 38% 3% 10% 1,170

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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% 36% 4% 3% 681

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 34% 61% 4% 681
2007 38% 55% 7% 1,170

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 681. 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 8% 87% 5% 681

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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% 45% 2% 5% 681
2007 34% 55% 3% 7% 1,170

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are women 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 = 681. 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 12% 22% 2% 59% 5% 681