DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 637. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 7% 24% 36% 33% 637
2007 10% 33% 26% 31% 905

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 637. 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% 21% 42% 23% 4% 637
2007 < 1% 7% 22% 34% 27% 9% 905

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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% 50% 654
2007 46% 54% 920

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 643. 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% 3% 2% 8% 2% 643
2007 86% 3% 2% 6% 4% 907

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 649. 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% 4% 87% 649
2007 5% 4% 91% 913

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 548. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 41% 22% 25% 12% 548
2007 35% 24% 30% 11% 746

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 653. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 27% 10% 5% 653

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 650. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 1% 14% 13% 14% 650
2007 56% 3% 13% 16% 11% 914

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 652. 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% 652
2007 26% 74% 920

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. 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% 654
2007 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 920

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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 85% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 654
2007 81% 17% 2% 1% 1% 920

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 30% 12% 1% 654
2007 55% 32% 12% 1% 920

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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% 18% 2% 4% 1% 654
2007 75% 14% 3% 7% 1% 920

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 41% 17% 8% 34% < 1% 654
2007 38% 12% 10% 40% < 1% 920

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. 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% 8% 3% 38% 2% 654
2007 48% 6% 3% 40% 2% 920

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 74% 11% 5% 8% 2% 654
2007 61% 12% 12% 12% 3% 920

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 41% 17% 11% 29% 3% 654
2007 37% 12% 16% 29% 5% 920

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. 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% 4% 37% 2% 1% 654
2007 50% 4% 42% 2% 2% 920

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. 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% 47% 1% 1% 654

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. 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% 14% 6% 20% 1% 654
2007 55% 11% 9% 24% 1% 920

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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 92% 4% 4% 654
2007 91% 3% 6% 920

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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 85% 9% 6% 654
2007 86% 8% 6% 920

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 13% 29% 654
2007 53% 16% 31% 920

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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 64% 22% 9% 6% 654
2007 56% 27% 9% 7% 920

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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% 29% 2% 2% 654
2007 50% 40% 3% 7% 920

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. 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% 36% 3% 2% 654

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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% 67% 3% 654
2007 29% 65% 6% 920

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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% 90% 3% 654

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 654. 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% 40% 2% 2% 654
2007 41% 51% 3% 6% 920

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 654. 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% 19% 1% 63% 5% 654