DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 857. 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 17% 38% 28% 16% 857
2007 21% 40% 26% 14% 723

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 857. 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% 13% 32% 33% 10% 1% 857
2007 < 1% 15% 30% 37% 14% 4% 723

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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% 62% 879
2007 36% 64% 747

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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 2% 95% < 1% 3% 1% 877
2007 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 745

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 864. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 8% 3% 88% 864
2007 4% 4% 92% 740

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 788. 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% 22% 23% 9% 788
2007 38% 28% 23% 11% 638

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 871. 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% 11% 9% 871

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 876. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 36% 5% 19% 7% 32% 876
2007 37% 6% 16% 11% 30% 743

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 872. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 31% 69% 872
2007 38% 62% 743

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 91% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 879
2007 93% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 747

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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% 10% 1% 1% < 1% 879
2007 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 747

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. 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% 31% 8% < 1% 879
2007 67% 25% 8% < 1% 747

Frequency of prayer among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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% 2% 1% 879
2007 89% 7% 1% 2% < 1% 747

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 51% 15% 9% 24% 1% 879
2007 55% 12% 7% 26% < 1% 747

Frequency of meditation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. 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% 7% 2% 28% 1% 879
2007 66% 5% 2% 26% 1% 747

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. 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% 17% 9% 28% 2% 879
2007 45% 13% 9% 30% 3% 747

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. 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% 6% 35% 4% 2% 879
2007 51% 4% 40% 2% 2% 747

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. 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% 66% 1% 1% 879

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. 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% 7% 12% 1% 879
2007 70% 13% 4% 13% 1% 747

Interpreting scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. 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% 25% 3% 6% 7% 879
2007 62% 19% 4% 6% 8% 747

Belief in Heaven among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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 93% 4% 3% 879
2007 90% 3% 8% 747

Belief in Hell among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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 83% 11% 6% 879
2007 82% 10% 8% 747

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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 7% 10% 83% 879
2007 10% 11% 79% 747

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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% 35% 25% 6% 879
2007 34% 42% 19% 5% 747

Views about size of government among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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% 71% 3% 4% 879
2007 19% 72% 6% 3% 747

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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 = 879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 25% 69% 4% 2% 879

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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% 40% 5% 879
2007 48% 44% 8% 747

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 50% 42% 5% 3% 879
2007 37% 50% 7% 7% 747

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 41% 52% 7% 879

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 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
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2014 13% 33% 3% 46% 5% 879