DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,005. 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% 36% 33% 17% 1,005
2007 22% 36% 26% 16% 1,093

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,005. 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% 11% 30% 38% 11% 1% 1,005
2007 < 1% 16% 27% 36% 16% 4% 1,093

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 60% 1,025
2007 36% 64% 1,116

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,004. 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% 1% 92% 1,004
2007 3% 2% 95% 1,107

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 913. 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% 21% 13% 6% 913
2007 54% 25% 15% 6% 934

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,018. 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% 28% 8% 4% 1,018

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,021. 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% 5% 21% 10% 33% 1,021
2007 32% 6% 16% 13% 34% 1,111

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,021. 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% 72% 1,021
2007 38% 62% 1,114

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,025
2007 95% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,116

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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 94% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,025
2007 92% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,116

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 63% 29% 7% < 1% 1,025
2007 67% 24% 9% < 1% 1,116

Frequency of prayer among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 3% 3% 1% 1,025
2007 86% 9% 1% 2% 1% 1,116

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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% 14% 9% 22% 1% 1,025
2007 51% 13% 7% 27% 1% 1,116

Frequency of meditation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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% 7% 3% 27% 2% 1,025
2007 60% 5% 3% 31% 1% 1,116

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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 77% 10% 5% 7% 1% 1,025
2007 69% 11% 7% 10% 3% 1,116

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 43% 15% 10% 30% 2% 1,025
2007 36% 14% 10% 35% 5% 1,116

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 5% 37% 3% 1% 1,025
2007 49% 3% 43% 3% 2% 1,116

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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% 67% 1% 1% 1,025

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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% 11% 6% 14% 1% 1,025
2007 68% 12% 4% 15% 1% 1,116

Belief in Heaven among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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 95% 3% 2% 1,025
2007 96% 1% 3% 1,116

Belief in Hell among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 86% 8% 6% 1,025
2007 89% 5% 6% 1,116

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 8% 82% 1,025
2007 10% 11% 79% 1,116

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 31% 23% 7% 1,025
2007 40% 34% 19% 7% 1,116

Views about size of government among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 20% 75% 2% 3% 1,025
2007 16% 76% 3% 5% 1,116

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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% 69% 3% 2% 1,025

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 48% 6% 1,025
2007 42% 51% 7% 1,116

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 5% 3% 1,025
2007 34% 53% 5% 8% 1,116

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,025. 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% 60% 8% 1,025

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 39% 55% 2% 5% 1,025
2007 40% 50% 3% 7% 1,116

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as black 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 = 1,025. 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% 27% 3% 51% 5% 1,025