DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,259. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 12% 25% 33% 29% 1,259
2007 12% 33% 28% 28% 1,073

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,259. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 9% 8% 21% 39% 21% 2% 1,259
2007 < 1% 10% 22% 35% 25% 8% 1,073

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. 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% 54% 1,290
2007 44% 56% 1,100

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,269. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 86% 4% 1% 5% 4% 1,269
2007 87% 3% 1% 5% 5% 1,088

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,275. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 6% 5% 89% 1,275
2007 5% 5% 90% 1,095

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,071. 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% 22% 25% 20% 1,071
2007 32% 21% 29% 17% 884

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,284. 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% 32% 17% 9% 1,284

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,283. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 60% 3% 12% 10% 15% 1,283
2007 60% 4% 12% 12% 12% 1,094

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,284. 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% 76% 1,284
2007 31% 69% 1,099

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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 90% 8% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,290
2007 92% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1,100

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 37% 13% < 1% 1,290
2007 56% 32% 12% 1% 1,100

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 77% 16% 3% 3% 1% 1,290
2007 76% 18% 3% 2% 2% 1,100

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 16% 11% 40% 1% 1,290
2007 29% 13% 12% 45% 1% 1,100

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 8% 4% 40% 2% 1,290
2007 46% 7% 3% 41% 2% 1,100

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 14% 5% 6% 2% 1,290
2007 62% 15% 10% 9% 4% 1,100

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 18% 11% 24% 2% 1,290
2007 41% 13% 15% 27% 4% 1,100

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 4% 38% 2% 3% 1,290
2007 42% 7% 46% 2% 3% 1,100

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 50% 1% 1% 1,290

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 11% 22% 1% 1,290
2007 46% 16% 8% 28% 1% 1,100

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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% 38% 5% 7% 6% 1,290
2007 44% 33% 5% 9% 9% 1,100

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. 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 90% 3% 7% 1,290
2007 87% 5% 8% 1,100

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 75% 16% 9% 1,290
2007 72% 16% 12% 1,100

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 65% 13% 22% 1,290
2007 55% 14% 30% 1,100

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 63% 26% 6% 5% 1,290
2007 54% 32% 9% 4% 1,100

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 77% 20% 1% 2% 1,290
2007 58% 35% 3% 4% 1,100

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. 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 67% 28% 3% 2% 1,290

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. 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% 58% 3% 1,290
2007 43% 51% 6% 1,100

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. 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% 46% 6% 4% 1,290
2007 37% 53% 6% 4% 1,100

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,290. 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% 58% 9% 1,290

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say religion is very important who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,290. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 12% 32% 4% 48% 5% 1,290