DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,110. 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% 36% 26% 17% 1,110
2007 18% 40% 28% 14% 1,618

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,110. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 14% 14% 29% 31% 10% 2% 1,110
2007 < 1% 14% 29% 39% 14% 3% 1,618

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,135. 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% 1,135
2007 46% 54% 1,651

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,127. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 88% 2% 2% 5% 3% 1,127
2007 93% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1,638

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,121. 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% 1,121
2007 4% 5% 91% 1,640

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,015. 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% 18% 30% 27% 1,015
2007 19% 23% 35% 23% 1,431

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,128. 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% 33% 23% 17% 1,128

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,132. 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% 7% 13% 6% 24% 1,132
2007 55% 6% 13% 6% 19% 1,647

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,131. 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% 70% 1,131
2007 34% 66% 1,649

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 47% 45% 6% 1% 1% 1% 1,135
2007 58% 36% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 1,651

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 60% 27% < 1% 1,135
2007 14% 61% 25% < 1% 1,651

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 33% 34% 13% 19% 1% 1,135
2007 36% 35% 11% 17% 1% 1,651

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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 5% 7% 9% 79% < 1% 1,135
2007 5% 6% 8% 81% 1% 1,651

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 12% 6% 57% < 1% 1,135
2007 25% 8% 5% 61% 1% 1,651

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,135. 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% 27% 15% 19% 1% 1,135
2007 31% 20% 22% 24% 3% 1,651

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 19% 17% 26% < 1% 1,135
2007 32% 18% 21% 27% 2% 1,651

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 15% 64% 9% 1% 1,135
2007 7% 13% 72% 6% 2% 1,651

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 23% 75% 2% < 1% 1,135

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 15% 16% 61% < 1% 1,135
2007 8% 11% 13% 66% 1% 1,651

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 36% 1% 44% 10% 1,135
2007 10% 37% 2% 39% 12% 1,651

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 15% 9% 1,135
2007 75% 14% 11% 1,651

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 38% 10% 1,135
2007 50% 37% 13% 1,651

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 17% 54% 1,135
2007 32% 15% 53% 1,651

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 20% 46% 29% 5% 1,135
2007 25% 46% 25% 4% 1,651

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 44% 5% 4% 1,135
2007 46% 44% 5% 6% 1,651

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 3% 1% 1,135

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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 79% 18% 3% 1,135
2007 74% 21% 4% 1,651

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 12% 3% 2% 1,135
2007 73% 20% 4% 3% 1,651

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 18% 6% 1,135

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 1,135. 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% 30% 6% 18% 3% 1,135