DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 497. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 17% 29% 26% 28% 497
2007 13% 37% 27% 23% 445

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 497. 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% 8% 25% 35% 18% 1% 497
2007 < 1% 10% 24% 39% 22% 5% 445

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 35% 505
2007 64% 36% 457

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 496. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 93% 2% < 1% 3% 3% 496
2007 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 451

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 502. 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 4% 6% 90% 502
2007 5% 8% 87% 455

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 442. 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% 22% 31% 23% 442
2007 19% 21% 35% 25% 381

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 501. 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% 30% 18% 13% 501

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 502. 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% 8% 15% 7% 15% 502
2007 59% 5% 10% 8% 17% 456

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 504. 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% 75% 504
2007 30% 70% 457

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 44% 12% < 1% 3% 3% 505
2007 53% 33% 6% 1% 3% 3% 457

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 505. 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 18% 49% 27% 5% 2% 505
2007 22% 46% 23% 8% 1% 457

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 48% 43% < 1% 505
2007 13% 47% 39% 1% 457

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 26% 13% 33% < 1% 505
2007 28% 27% 11% 33% 1% 457

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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 4% 4% 6% 87% < 1% 505
2007 4% 5% 5% 86% 1% 457

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 10% 4% 60% 1% 505
2007 22% 8% 6% 62% 2% 457

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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 37% 18% 14% 28% 2% 505
2007 31% 18% 16% 32% 4% 457

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 17% 15% 30% < 1% 505
2007 37% 16% 15% 29% 2% 457

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 69% 7% 1% 505
2007 9% 12% 72% 6% 1% 457

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 64% 1% < 1% 505

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 10% 7% 12% 71% < 1% 505
2007 7% 9% 12% 71% 1% 457

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 23% 11% 505
2007 60% 29% 12% 457

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 43% 7% 505
2007 38% 48% 14% 457

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 15% 22% 505
2007 54% 13% 33% 457

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 34% 13% 5% 505
2007 43% 40% 14% 3% 457

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 16% < 1% 1% 505
2007 71% 23% 3% 3% 457

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 27% 2% 2% 505

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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% 28% 3% 505
2007 68% 25% 6% 457

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. 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 70% 21% 5% 4% 505
2007 59% 32% 6% 3% 457

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 505. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 59% 33% 8% 505

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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
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2014 46% 32% 4% 14% 3% 505