DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 251. 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 29% 31% 27% 13% 251
2007 20% 36% 30% 14% 273

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 251. 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 17% 17% 26% 30% 10% < 1% 251
2007 < 1% 15% 29% 39% 14% 3% 273

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 44% 253
2007 63% 37% 276

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 250. 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 73% 6% 1% 12% 7% 250
2007 85% 2% < 1% 7% 5% 273

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 252. 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% 8% 83% 252
2007 2% 7% 91% 274

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 230. 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% 21% 30% 17% 230
2007 26% 16% 39% 19% 256

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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 37% 40% 15% 7% 253

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 5% 14% 5% 32% 253
2007 55% 6% 15% 7% 16% 275

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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 29% 71% 253
2007 30% 70% 275

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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% 33% 8% < 1% 2% 3% 253
2007 55% 33% 6% < 1% 4% 2% 276

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 47% 11% 3% < 1% 253
2007 28% 52% 16% 4% < 1% 276

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 19% 52% 29% < 1% 253
2007 18% 48% 34% < 1% 276

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 23% 9% 19% 1% 253
2007 46% 24% 12% 18% 1% 276

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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% 10% 10% 70% < 1% 253
2007 6% 7% 6% 82% < 1% 276

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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% 7% 5% 53% 1% 253
2007 27% 10% 5% 57% < 1% 276

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 51% 12% 18% 19% 1% 253
2007 38% 17% 18% 25% 1% 276

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 49% 15% 13% 22% < 1% 253
2007 39% 15% 13% 31% 3% 276

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 15% 10% 64% 10% 1% 253
2007 11% 11% 72% 5% 1% 276

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 28% 70% 2% < 1% 253

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 22% 11% 13% 53% < 1% 253
2007 13% 11% 9% 66% < 1% 276

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 14% 9% 253
2007 69% 19% 13% 276

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 28% 8% 253
2007 51% 36% 13% 276

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 18% 43% 253
2007 30% 17% 53% 276

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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 64% 26% 4% 6% 253
2007 54% 37% 5% 4% 276

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 49% 48% 2% < 1% 253

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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 64% 33% 3% 253
2007 72% 26% 2% 276

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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 72% 20% 5% 3% 253
2007 63% 29% 5% 4% 276

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 253. 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% 25% 12% 253

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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 33% 64% 2% < 1% 253
2007 25% 71% 2% 2% 276

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Evangelical Protestants moderates who say the holy scripture is not the word of God 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 = 253. 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% 40% 4% 20% 2% 253