DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 323. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 12% 22% 34% 32% 323
2007 12% 32% 26% 30% 570

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 323. 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% 18% 43% 19% 4% 323
2007 < 1% 10% 19% 34% 28% 8% 570

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 331. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 45% 55% 331
2007 45% 55% 580

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 330. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 75% 9% < 1% 11% 4% 330
2007 85% 5% 1% 5% 4% 576

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 328. 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% 4% 87% 328
2007 4% 6% 90% 573

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 279. 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% 17% 24% 8% 279
2007 39% 27% 25% 9% 483

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 330. 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% 8% 3% 330

Marital status among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 328. 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% 7% 14% 12% 20% 328
2007 52% 5% 15% 15% 13% 576

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 329. 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% 77% 329
2007 26% 74% 579

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 75% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1% 331
2007 76% 20% 1% 1% 1% 1% 580

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

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

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 331. 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% 28% 5% < 1% 1% 331
2007 56% 34% 7% 1% 1% 580

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 35% 22% < 1% 331
2007 38% 43% 17% 1% 580

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 331. 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% 23% 4% 9% 1% 331
2007 59% 18% 8% 14% 1% 580

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 13% 11% 50% < 1% 331
2007 19% 12% 11% 57% 1% 580

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 10% 3% 42% 2% 331
2007 36% 7% 4% 52% 1% 580

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 15% 9% 10% 3% 331
2007 51% 16% 10% 20% 3% 580

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 15% 10% 30% 3% 331
2007 37% 15% 13% 30% 5% 580

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 8% 50% 4% 2% 331
2007 25% 5% 62% 4% 3% 580

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 67% 2% 3% 331

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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 40% 14% 13% 31% 2% 331
2007 33% 12% 10% 43% 2% 580

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 31% 2% 16% 8% 331
2007 36% 34% 4% 18% 9% 580

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 331. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 86% 7% 8% 331
2007 85% 8% 7% 580

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem. who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 331. 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% 18% 9% 331
2007 64% 23% 13% 580

SocialandPoliticalViews

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 45% 45% 5% 4% 331
2007 41% 47% 5% 7% 580

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 51% 6% 2% 331

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 57% 36% 7% 331
2007 55% 38% 7% 580

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 39% 5% 4% 331
2007 50% 39% 5% 6% 580

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 41% 9% 331

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 56% 2% 6% 331
2007 32% 60% 3% 5% 580

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants conservatives who identify as democrat/lean Dem.

% of Mainline Protestants conservatives 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 = 331. 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% 28% 3% 41% 6% 331