Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants who are ages 65+ by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants who are ages 65+ by views about size of government

% of Mainline Protestants who are ages 65+ who would rather have…

Religious denominationSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
American Baptist Churches USA50%41%2%6%139
Episcopal Church54%32%6%7%222
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)66%25%5%4%265
Presbyterian Church (USA)61%28%4%6%206
United Church of Christ54%32%9%6%100
United Methodist Church69%22%4%5%691
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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