DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,852. 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% 31% 30% 1,852
2007 6% 35% 31% 27% 1,334

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,852. 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% 8% 24% 39% 20% 2% 1,852
2007 < 1% 4% 23% 40% 26% 7% 1,334

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,889. 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% 42% 1,889
2007 61% 39% 1,364

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,859. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 93% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 1,859
2007 93% 1% < 1% 2% 3% 1,349

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,881. 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 3% 6% 91% 1,881
2007 3% 5% 92% 1,361

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,618. 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% 21% 30% 27% 1,618
2007 18% 22% 37% 23% 1,113

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,879. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 37% 32% 20% 11% 1,879

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,881. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 65% 4% 11% 8% 12% 1,881
2007 67% 3% 10% 10% 9% 1,355

Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,884. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 23% 77% 1,884
2007 29% 71% 1,364

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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% 23% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1,889
2007 74% 19% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1,364

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 55% 34% 9% 2% 1% 1,889
2007 50% 36% 11% 3% 1% 1,364

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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 32% 44% 23% < 1% 1,889
2007 35% 39% 25% 1% 1,364

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 55% 23% 7% 14% 1% 1,889
2007 52% 22% 8% 17% 2% 1,364

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 18% 10% 10% 61% 1% 1,889
2007 16% 8% 10% 65% 1% 1,364

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 34% 8% 5% 51% 2% 1,889
2007 36% 8% 4% 50% 3% 1,364

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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% 17% 11% 14% 2% 1,889
2007 49% 15% 14% 19% 3% 1,364

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 40% 17% 13% 27% 2% 1,889
2007 40% 13% 16% 27% 4% 1,364

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 34% 7% 52% 4% 2% 1,889
2007 26% 9% 60% 3% 2% 1,364

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 47% 50% 1% 1% 1,889

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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 31% 13% 13% 42% 1% 1,889
2007 27% 12% 12% 48% 1% 1,364

Interpreting scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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% 40% 3% 23% 7% 1,889
2007 25% 36% 3% 25% 11% 1,364

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 83% 9% 8% 1,889
2007 79% 12% 10% 1,364

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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% 24% 9% 1,889
2007 60% 27% 13% 1,364

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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% 12% 13% 1,889
2007 67% 11% 22% 1,364

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,889. 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% 26% 6% 4% 1,889
2007 59% 31% 7% 3% 1,364

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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 78% 18% 3% 1% 1,889

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 47% 50% 3% 1,889
2007 51% 43% 6% 1,364

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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% 39% 6% 4% 1,889
2007 41% 50% 6% 3% 1,364

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 38% 53% 9% 1,889

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 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 = 1,889. 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% 34% 4% 36% 4% 1,889