DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,157. 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 15% 28% 29% 28% 1,157
2007 10% 37% 28% 24% 1,164

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,157. 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% 10% 23% 38% 18% 2% 1,157
2007 < 1% 8% 24% 38% 24% 6% 1,164

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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 56% 44% 1,175
2007 54% 46% 1,194

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,157. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 89% 2% 1% 4% 4% 1,157
2007 92% 1% 1% 3% 3% 1,180

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,165. 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% 6% 89% 1,165
2007 5% 5% 90% 1,189

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,009. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 30% 22% 26% 22% 1,009
2007 28% 22% 32% 18% 962

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,163. 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% 30% 14% 8% 1,163

Marital status among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,170. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 55% 6% 13% 8% 18% 1,170
2007 61% 6% 13% 10% 11% 1,186

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,172. 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% 77% 1,172
2007 30% 70% 1,192

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 29% 4% 1% 1% 2% 1,175
2007 72% 21% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1,194

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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 40% 45% 12% 2% 1% 1,175
2007 41% 42% 12% 3% 1% 1,194

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 48% 31% 1% 1,175
2007 24% 45% 30% 1% 1,194

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 45% 26% 10% 18% 1% 1,175
2007 43% 25% 9% 21% 2% 1,194

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 7% 10% 70% 1% 1,175
2007 10% 7% 8% 73% 1% 1,194

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 7% 5% 58% 2% 1,175
2007 26% 7% 4% 60% 3% 1,194

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 19% 12% 19% 2% 1,175
2007 40% 16% 15% 25% 4% 1,194

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 36% 16% 15% 31% 2% 1,175
2007 31% 12% 17% 35% 4% 1,194

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 62% 1% 1% 1,175

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 22% 11% 13% 53% 1% 1,175
2007 17% 12% 11% 58% 1% 1,194

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 39% 2% 28% 8% 1,175
2007 25% 35% 3% 26% 11% 1,194

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 9% 8% 1,175
2007 80% 11% 9% 1,194

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 66% 25% 9% 1,175
2007 58% 29% 13% 1,194

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 17% 23% 1,175
2007 53% 15% 32% 1,194

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 34% 11% 5% 1,175
2007 46% 38% 12% 5% 1,194

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 21% 1% 2% 1,175
2007 62% 30% 3% 4% 1,194

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 2% 1% 1,175

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 57% 40% 3% 1,175
2007 59% 35% 7% 1,194

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 4% 4% 1,175
2007 49% 42% 5% 4% 1,194

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 43% 10% 1,175

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy

% of Mainline Protestants who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 1,175. 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% 35% 5% 30% 4% 1,175