DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,313. 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 11% 28% 32% 29% 1,313
2007 9% 37% 30% 24% 1,320

Generational cohort among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,313. 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% 9% 25% 39% 20% 2% 1,313
2007 < 1% 5% 26% 40% 24% 5% 1,320

Gender composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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% 1,336
2007 59% 41% 1,345

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,327. 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 91% 3% < 1% 3% 3% 1,327
2007 92% 3% 1% 2% 3% 1,333

Immigrant status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,328. 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 2% 2% 96% 1,328
2007 1% 2% 96% 1,336

Income distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,176. 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% 23% 36% 18% 1,176
2007 20% 25% 37% 18% 1,133

Educational distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,324. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 42% 36% 15% 6% 1,324

Marital status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,334. 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% 2% 12% 9% 10% 1,334
2007 69% 3% 11% 8% 9% 1,337

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,331. 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% 74% 1,331
2007 32% 68% 1,344

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,336
2007 92% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1,345

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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 82% 16% 1% 1% < 1% 1,336
2007 81% 15% 3% < 1% < 1% 1,345

Attendance at religious services among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 29% 10% 1% 1,336
2007 62% 27% 10% < 1% 1,345

Frequency of prayer among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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 82% 11% 2% 4% 1% 1,336
2007 77% 14% 4% 4% 1% 1,345

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 13% 10% 28% < 1% 1,336
2007 45% 10% 7% 37% < 1% 1,345

Frequency of meditation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 5% 2% 44% 3% 1,336
2007 46% 6% 3% 43% 2% 1,345

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 9% 4% 7% 1% 1,336
2007 69% 13% 10% 7% 2% 1,345

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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 43% 16% 12% 27% 2% 1,336
2007 41% 13% 13% 28% 5% 1,345

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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% 4% 29% 2% 2% 1,336
2007 57% 4% 36% 1% 1% 1,345

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 39% 2% 1% 1,336

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 11% 7% 16% < 1% 1,336
2007 62% 11% 7% 19% < 1% 1,345

Interpreting scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 22% 4% 8% 3% 1,336
2007 64% 22% 4% 6% 5% 1,345

Belief in Heaven among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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 87% 5% 8% 1,336
2007 84% 6% 10% 1,345

Belief in Hell among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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% 8% 7% 1,336
2007 85% 6% 8% 1,345

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 77% 7% 16% 1,336
2007 66% 9% 25% 1,345

Political ideology among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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% 19% 5% 2% 1,336
2007 66% 24% 6% 3% 1,345

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 22% 2% 1% 1,336

Views about abortion among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 25% 72% 3% 1,336
2007 30% 65% 4% 1,345

Views about homosexuality among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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% 70% 4% 2% 1,336
2007 18% 76% 4% 3% 1,345

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,336. 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% 79% 5% 1,336

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 3% 1,336
2007 42% 51% 3% 4% 1,345

Views about human evolution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 1,336. 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% 22% 2% 63% 5% 1,336