DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 988. 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 14% 34% 28% 24% 988
2007 11% 38% 31% 19% 1,175

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 988. 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% 12% 28% 36% 15% 1% 988
2007 < 1% 9% 27% 41% 19% 5% 1,175

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,008. 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% 41% 1,008
2007 61% 39% 1,206

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 993. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 92% 1% 1% 2% 3% 993
2007 96% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,192

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,000. 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 5% 7% 88% 1,000
2007 3% 6% 91% 1,201

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 891. 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% 17% 32% 32% 891
2007 14% 20% 37% 29% 1,012

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 998. 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% 28% 25% 17% 998

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,003. 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% 6% 14% 5% 14% 1,003
2007 60% 5% 13% 8% 15% 1,201

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,005. 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% 72% 1,005
2007 27% 73% 1,203

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 36% 44% 11% 1% 4% 3% 1,008
2007 46% 40% 6% 1% 4% 3% 1,206

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 21% 48% 24% 6% 1% 1,008
2007 22% 46% 24% 8% 1% 1,206

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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% 49% 38% < 1% 1,008
2007 13% 48% 38% < 1% 1,206

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 30% 26% 11% 32% 1% 1,008
2007 30% 27% 11% 31% 1% 1,206

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 6% 4% 6% 84% < 1% 1,008
2007 4% 5% 5% 86% < 1% 1,206

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 27% 12% 5% 56% 1% 1,008
2007 30% 9% 5% 55% 1% 1,206

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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% 19% 14% 24% 2% 1,008
2007 34% 17% 17% 28% 3% 1,206

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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% 19% 17% 22% 1% 1,008
2007 36% 16% 19% 28% 1% 1,206

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 10% 15% 66% 8% 2% 1,008
2007 6% 16% 68% 7% 2% 1,206

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,008

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 10% 8% 13% 69% < 1% 1,008
2007 8% 8% 10% 73% 1% 1,206

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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% 25% 12% 1,008
2007 57% 31% 13% 1,206

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 42% 48% 10% 1,008
2007 33% 54% 12% 1,206

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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% 18% 31% 1,008
2007 45% 14% 41% 1,206

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,008. 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% 43% 16% 4% 1,008
2007 30% 49% 19% 2% 1,206

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 60% 37% 2% 1% 1,008

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 76% 21% 3% 1,008
2007 79% 17% 4% 1,206

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 79% 15% 4% 2% 1,008
2007 70% 21% 5% 4% 1,206

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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 69% 24% 7% 1,008

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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% 53% 2% 2% 1,008
2007 28% 67% 3% 2% 1,206

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of Mainline Protestants adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 1,008. 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% 30% 6% 12% 2% 1,008