DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,166. 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% 31% 26% 27% 1,166
2007 13% 39% 29% 20% 1,781

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,166. 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 9% 12% 26% 34% 18% 2% 1,166
2007 < 1% 9% 27% 39% 19% 5% 1,781

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 54% 1,199
2007 46% 54% 1,822

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,185. 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 88% 3% 2% 4% 3% 1,185
2007 93% 2% 1% 2% 3% 1,805

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,190. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 6% 7% 87% 1,190
2007 4% 6% 90% 1,820

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,037. 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% 20% 30% 23% 1,037
2007 23% 21% 35% 21% 1,533

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,194. 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% 33% 20% 13% 1,194

Marital status among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,194. 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% 6% 13% 9% 18% 1,194
2007 60% 5% 13% 9% 13% 1,816

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,196. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 26% 74% 1,196
2007 32% 68% 1,821

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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 59% 32% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1,199
2007 67% 27% 3% 1% 1% 1% 1,822

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 38% 47% 13% 2% 1% 1,199
2007 40% 44% 12% 3% < 1% 1,822

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 50% 27% < 1% 1,199
2007 24% 49% 26% 1% 1,822

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 44% 26% 10% 19% 1% 1,199
2007 46% 27% 8% 18% 1% 1,822

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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 11% 8% 8% 72% 1% 1,199
2007 9% 8% 9% 74% < 1% 1,822

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 9% 6% 55% 1% 1,199
2007 30% 9% 5% 55% 1% 1,822

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 19% 15% 17% 1% 1,199
2007 40% 16% 19% 21% 3% 1,822

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 16% 20% 27% 2% 1,199
2007 33% 15% 21% 29% 3% 1,822

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 75% 1% < 1% 1,199

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 19% 12% 12% 56% 1% 1,199
2007 16% 12% 13% 59% 1% 1,822

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 39% 1% 34% 10% 1,199
2007 14% 37% 3% 35% 11% 1,822

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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 78% 13% 8% 1,199
2007 78% 12% 10% 1,822

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 36% 9% 1,199
2007 52% 33% 15% 1,822

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 18% 42% 1,199
2007 36% 16% 48% 1,822

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 61% 30% 4% 5% 1,199
2007 54% 35% 4% 7% 1,822

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 47% 4% 2% 1,199

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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 74% 24% 3% 1,199
2007 73% 21% 6% 1,822

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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 78% 16% 3% 3% 1,199
2007 67% 23% 6% 4% 1,822

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 67% 25% 8% 1,199

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 62% 2% 2% 1,199
2007 25% 69% 3% 3% 1,822

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are moderate who say humans…

Survey year Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,199. 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% 33% 5% 23% 4% 1,199