DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 938. 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% 25% 27% 26% 938
2007 13% 31% 34% 22% 1,002

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 938. 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 16% 9% 21% 35% 17% 2% 938
2007 < 1% 10% 18% 44% 21% 6% 1,002

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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% 58% 946
2007 46% 54% 1,016

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 939. 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 87% 3% 1% 4% 5% 939
2007 91% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1,012

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 942. 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% 7% 87% 942
2007 4% 6% 90% 1,013

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 821. 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% 22% 27% 25% 821
2007 20% 23% 33% 24% 865

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 944. 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% 35% 21% 17% 944

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 943. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 52% 5% 10% 9% 23% 943
2007 62% 3% 12% 10% 14% 1,014

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 945. 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 24% 76% 945
2007 27% 73% 1,015

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 21% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 946
2007 83% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,016

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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 66% 29% 4% 1% < 1% 946
2007 68% 29% 3% 1% < 1% 1,016

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 42% 19% < 1% 946
2007 48% 39% 13% < 1% 1,016

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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 66% 23% 4% 6% < 1% 946
2007 71% 18% 4% 5% 1% 1,016

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 13% 13% 52% < 1% 946
2007 23% 12% 12% 52% < 1% 1,016

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 44% 9% 4% 41% 1% 946
2007 48% 7% 4% 39% 1% 1,016

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 19% 5% 8% 1% 946
2007 69% 13% 8% 8% 2% 1,016

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 14% 45% 5% 2% 946
2007 35% 10% 48% 3% 4% 1,016

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 64% 1% 1% 946

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 18% 11% 30% 1% 946
2007 41% 15% 10% 33% 1% 1,016

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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 87% 7% 6% 946
2007 86% 7% 8% 1,016

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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 65% 24% 10% 946
2007 61% 25% 15% 1,016

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 946. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 50% 12% 39% 946
2007 45% 13% 42% 1,016

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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% 41% 17% 4% 946
2007 39% 41% 16% 3% 1,016

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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 62% 32% 2% 3% 946
2007 58% 31% 5% 5% 1,016

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 43% 3% 1% 946

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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% 42% 2% 946
2007 61% 35% 4% 1,016

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 71% 21% 4% 4% 946
2007 57% 35% 5% 4% 1,016

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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 61% 31% 8% 946

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 59% 2% 1% 946
2007 25% 68% 4% 3% 1,016

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of Mainline Protestants adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 946. 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% 44% 4% 28% 5% 946