DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 226. 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 21% 30% 28% 21% 226
2007 14% 36% 27% 23% 202

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 226. 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 15% 14% 22% 34% 15% < 1% 226
2007 < 1% 10% 27% 36% 22% 6% 202

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 42% 58% 237
2007 34% 66% 219

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 225. 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 76% 3% 1% 11% 10% 225
2007 78% 2% 3% 11% 5% 211

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 234. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 10% 7% 83% 234
2007 12% 7% 82% 214

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 168. 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% 27% 17% 9% 168
2007 41% 20% 24% 15% 157

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 236. 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% 35% 13% 8% 236

Marital status among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 52% 3% 14% 12% 20% 233
2007 55% 3% 16% 12% 15% 214

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 236. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 29% 71% 236
2007 32% 68% 219

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 237
2007 87% 7% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 219

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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% 14% < 1% < 1% 2% 237
2007 85% 9% 1% 3% 2% 219

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 31% 14% 2% 237
2007 60% 22% 17% 2% 219

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 75% 13% 3% 6% 3% 237
2007 82% 10% 3% 1% 4% 219

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 11% 10% 43% 1% 237
2007 36% 12% 9% 39% 3% 219

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 6% 4% 39% 5% 237
2007 51% 5% 2% 37% 5% 219

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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 65% 15% 7% 11% 2% 237
2007 67% 12% 10% 6% 4% 219

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 48% 13% 11% 23% 4% 237
2007 44% 13% 15% 20% 7% 219

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 55% 2% 3% 237

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 12% 9% 21% 2% 237
2007 60% 13% 4% 19% 4% 219

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 33% 9% 7% 8% 237
2007 45% 31% 9% 4% 11% 219

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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 89% 4% 7% 237
2007 79% 8% 13% 219

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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% 12% 14% 237
2007 59% 23% 19% 219

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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% 30% 12% 27% 237
2007 33% 33% 10% 24% 219

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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% 34% 6% 8% 237
2007 36% 44% 5% 15% 219

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 42% 7% 5% 237

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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% 57% 9% 237
2007 34% 57% 9% 219

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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% 36% 9% 8% 237
2007 31% 50% 6% 13% 219

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 237. 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% 50% 16% 237

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. 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% 48% 7% 6% 237
2007 26% 56% 5% 13% 219

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants independents and those who don't lean to either party who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 12% 26% 6% 49% 7% 237