DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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% 25% 34% 33% 606

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 606. 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% 11% 18% 44% 20% 3% 606

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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% 55% 616

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 611. 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% 2% < 1% 4% 3% 611

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 614. 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% 9% 86% 614

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 545. 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% 15% 31% 26% 545

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 613. 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 26% 26% 24% 24% 613

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 612. 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% 5% 14% 12% 12% 612

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 614. 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% 78% 614

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 616

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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% 39% 12% 3% < 1% 616

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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% 45% 25% < 1% 616

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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% 26% 4% 13% < 1% 616

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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% 8% 9% 66% < 1% 616

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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% 13% 7% 9% 1% 616

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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% 14% 11% 14% 1% 616

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 14% 20% 54% 11% 1% 616

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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% 76% 1% 1% 616

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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 26% 13% 13% 46% 1% 616

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 14% 22% 1% 52% 11% 616

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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 68% 24% 8% 616

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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% 50% 9% 616

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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% 12% 60% 616

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 24% 37% 36% 3% 616

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 46% 46% 4% 4% 616

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 33% 62% 4% 2% 616

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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% 3% 616

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 79% 16% 4% 1% 616

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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% 23% 3% 616

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes

% of Mainline Protestants adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans evolved; due to natural processes 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 = 616. 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% 70% 1% 2% 616