DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,962. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 13% 31% 29% 26% 1,962
2007 12% 35% 30% 23% 2,266

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,962. 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% 10% 25% 36% 17% 2% 1,962
2007 < 1% 10% 23% 40% 21% 7% 2,266

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 65% 2,013
2007 38% 62% 2,317

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,996. 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% 4% 1% 7% 4% 1,996
2007 90% 3% 2% 3% 3% 2,296

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,997. 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% 8% 85% 1,997
2007 4% 6% 90% 2,306

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,734. 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% 19% 30% 23% 1,734
2007 23% 21% 34% 23% 1,928

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 1,998. 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 30% 31% 21% 18% 1,998

Marital status among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,003. 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% 6% 13% 10% 15% 2,003
2007 58% 4% 11% 11% 15% 2,304

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 26% 74% 2,009
2007 30% 70% 2,311

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 20% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,013
2007 84% 13% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 2,317

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 66% 24% 7% 2% 1% 2,013
2007 69% 24% 5% 2% < 1% 2,317

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 38% 18% < 1% 2,013
2007 48% 35% 16% < 1% 2,317

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 18% 4% 8% 1% 2,013
2007 71% 19% 4% 6% 1% 2,317

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 27% 11% 11% 51% < 1% 2,013
2007 26% 12% 11% 50% < 1% 2,317

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 49% 11% 4% 35% 1% 2,013
2007 53% 7% 4% 36% 1% 2,317

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 14% 11% 17% 1% 2,013
2007 54% 15% 10% 18% 2% 2,317

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 11% 46% 6% 3% 2,013
2007 32% 10% 51% 4% 4% 2,317

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 69% 2% < 1% 2,013

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 14% 11% 33% 1% 2,013
2007 41% 13% 9% 36% 1% 2,317

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 24% 35% 2% 29% 9% 2,013
2007 23% 39% 3% 24% 10% 2,317

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 81% 13% 7% 2,013
2007 81% 10% 9% 2,317

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 58% 32% 10% 2,013
2007 57% 30% 13% 2,317

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 30% 15% 55% 2,013
2007 36% 14% 50% 2,317

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 42% 28% 4% 2,013
2007 32% 43% 21% 4% 2,317

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 45% 6% 4% 2,013
2007 48% 38% 6% 7% 2,317

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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% 60% 4% 2% 2,013

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 66% 30% 4% 2,013
2007 63% 31% 5% 2,317

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 73% 20% 4% 3% 2,013
2007 59% 31% 6% 4% 2,317

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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 = 2,013. 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 66% 27% 7% 2,013

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants 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 Mainline Protestants 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
Sample size = 2,013. 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% 32% 5% 28% 4% 2,013