Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants who are non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who are non-parents by views about size of government

% of Mainline Protestants who are non-parents who would rather have…

Religious familySmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.)48%44%3%5%481
Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.)47%45%5%3%221
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.)62%30%3%4%529
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.)60%32%4%4%703
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.)66%27%3%4%1,414
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.)60%33%4%3%262
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.)54%36%5%4%505
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.)62%30%3%5%557
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.

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