DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 540. 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 13% 70% 15% 2% 540
2007 11% 78% 11% 1% 832

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 540. 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 4% 19% 60% 16% 1% < 1% 540
2007 < 1% 6% 59% 34% 1% < 1% 832

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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% 50% 543
2007 52% 48% 841

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 539. 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 91% 1% 2% 4% 3% 539
2007 93% 1% 1% 3% 2% 837

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 540. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 5% 5% 90% 540
2007 3% 5% 92% 839

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 503. 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 18% 14% 35% 33% 503
2007 11% 15% 43% 31% 769

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 541. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 27% 31% 26% 15% 541

Marital status among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 542. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 79% 5% 9% 1% 7% 542
2007 82% 4% 9% 1% 3% 841

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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 70% 25% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 543
2007 79% 17% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 841

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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% 38% 8% 2% < 1% 543
2007 53% 36% 8% 2% 1% 841

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 49% 20% < 1% 543
2007 35% 49% 15% < 1% 841

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 53% 29% 7% 10% < 1% 543
2007 52% 28% 8% 12% 1% 841

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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 18% 12% 8% 61% < 1% 543
2007 17% 10% 11% 62% < 1% 841

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 27% 6% 5% 60% 1% 543
2007 26% 5% 4% 65% 1% 841

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 22% 14% 11% 1% 543
2007 46% 17% 18% 17% 2% 841

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 18% 18% 28% 1% 543
2007 32% 16% 21% 29% 2% 841

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 10% 50% 5% 2% 543
2007 27% 9% 58% 4% 2% 841

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 54% 1% < 1% 543

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 28% 14% 13% 44% < 1% 543
2007 25% 15% 12% 48% < 1% 841

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 45% 2% 23% 6% 543
2007 27% 40% 3% 22% 9% 841

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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 84% 10% 6% 543
2007 84% 8% 8% 841

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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% 24% 8% 543
2007 70% 21% 9% 841

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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% 37% 4% 2% 543
2007 54% 37% 6% 2% 841

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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% 16% 1% 3% 543
2007 62% 31% 3% 3% 841

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 24% 4% 2% 543

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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 46% 53% 1% 543
2007 53% 44% 3% 841

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 60% 31% 4% 4% 543
2007 49% 40% 7% 4% 841

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 543. 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% 45% 8% 543

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 45% 2% 3% 543
2007 38% 57% 3% 3% 841

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep.

% of Mainline Protestants parents who identify as republican/lean Rep. 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 = 543. 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% 34% 3% 36% 4% 543