Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants who are liberal by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who are liberal by educational group

% of Mainline Protestants who are liberal who have completed…

Religious familyHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.)47%33%12%7%106
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.)13%19%29%39%170
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.)36%26%21%17%182
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.)28%30%21%21%254
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.)36%38%14%13%155
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.)24%22%19%34%157
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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