DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,288. 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% 26% 31% 31% 1,288
2007 10% 32% 29% 29% 1,601

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,288. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 8% 8% 22% 38% 21% 3% 1,288
2007 < 1% 9% 19% 38% 25% 9% 1,601

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 66% 1,315
2007 34% 66% 1,645

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,301. 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% 11% 1% 8% 4% 1,301
2007 83% 6% 2% 5% 4% 1,629

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,302. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 8% 7% 84% 1,302
2007 5% 6% 89% 1,637

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,157. 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% 18% 23% 21% 1,157
2007 34% 20% 29% 17% 1,360

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,310. 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% 29% 17% 17% 1,310

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,308. 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% 4% 14% 13% 16% 1,308
2007 55% 3% 13% 15% 14% 1,634

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,312. 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 26% 74% 1,312
2007 27% 73% 1,642

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 85% 14% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,315
2007 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,645

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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 54% 32% 13% < 1% 1,315
2007 55% 33% 11% 1% 1,645

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 18% 2% 3% 1% 1,315
2007 75% 18% 3% 3% 2% 1,645

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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% 15% 12% 40% < 1% 1,315
2007 27% 13% 13% 46% 1% 1,645

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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% 11% 4% 34% 1% 1,315
2007 48% 8% 5% 36% 3% 1,645

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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% 13% 7% 6% 1% 1,315
2007 61% 17% 10% 8% 4% 1,645

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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% 16% 13% 19% 1% 1,315
2007 45% 13% 15% 22% 5% 1,645

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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% 9% 43% 5% 3% 1,315
2007 35% 8% 49% 3% 5% 1,645

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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% 74% 2% 1% 1,315

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 47% 15% 12% 25% 1% 1,315
2007 43% 16% 10% 30% 1% 1,645

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 36% 2% 18% 11% 1,315
2007 30% 38% 4% 16% 12% 1,645

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 1,315
2007 84% 7% 9% 1,645

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 27% 10% 1,315
2007 59% 26% 15% 1,645

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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 20% 41% 34% 4% 1,315
2007 22% 46% 26% 5% 1,645

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 56% 6% 5% 1,315
2007 38% 47% 7% 9% 1,645

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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 26% 68% 4% 2% 1,315

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 5% 1,315
2007 64% 28% 7% 1,645

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 22% 5% 2% 1,315
2007 59% 30% 5% 5% 1,645

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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% 28% 8% 1,315

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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 23% 72% 3% 3% 1,315
2007 21% 71% 3% 5% 1,645

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who identify as democrat/lean Dem. 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 = 1,315. 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% 35% 6% 29% 5% 1,315