DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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% 32% 25% 20% 224
2007 10% 37% 26% 26% 326

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 224. 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% 15% 24% 31% 14% 1% 224
2007 < 1% 9% 26% 33% 27% 5% 326

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 59% 233
2007 39% 61% 342

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 229. 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 80% 1% 2% 10% 7% 229
2007 89% 4% 1% 4% 3% 338

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 228. 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% 11% 81% 228
2007 8% 5% 87% 338

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 172. 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% 27% 23% 14% 172
2007 30% 26% 28% 16% 253

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 232. 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% 32% 15% 9% 232

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 230. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 55% 6% 12% 5% 21% 230
2007 56% 5% 13% 12% 14% 340

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 232. 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 31% 69% 232
2007 28% 72% 342

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 69% 26% 2% 1% < 1% 2% 233
2007 76% 20% 1% < 1% < 1% 3% 342

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 44% 5% < 1% 1% 233
2007 51% 40% 7% 2% 1% 342

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. 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% 40% 26% 1% 233
2007 37% 36% 26% 1% 342

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 55% 22% 10% 12% 1% 233
2007 55% 22% 9% 10% 3% 342

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 14% 10% 12% 63% 1% 233
2007 15% 7% 9% 67% 2% 342

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 32% 8% 5% 53% 2% 233
2007 31% 8% 4% 54% 3% 342

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 48% 24% 9% 17% 3% 233
2007 46% 16% 18% 15% 5% 342

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. 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% 17% 13% 31% 2% 233
2007 35% 13% 16% 33% 3% 342

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 32% 5% 56% 3% 4% 233
2007 21% 5% 64% 2% 7% 342

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. 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% 74% 1% 1% 233

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 35% 13% 14% 39% < 1% 233
2007 31% 12% 7% 49% 2% 342

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 6% 8% 233
2007 83% 7% 10% 342

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 23% 15% 233
2007 57% 27% 16% 342

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 42% 16% 18% 233
2007 28% 44% 14% 14% 342

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 34% 3% 6% 233
2007 47% 34% 8% 11% 342

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. 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% 40% 5% 4% 233

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 39% 7% 233
2007 59% 32% 10% 342

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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 68% 17% 8% 7% 233
2007 56% 31% 8% 5% 342

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 233. 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% 28% 10% 233

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. 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% 52% 4% 2% 233
2007 21% 65% 5% 9% 342

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who identify as no lean 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 = 233. 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% 35% 5% 34% 10% 233