Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Evangelical Protestants by views about size of government

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Religious denominationSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Assemblies of God59%33%3%5%460
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)48%46%2%3%111
Church of the Nazarene75%15%< 1%9%101
Churches of Christ58%36%3%3%498
Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.)65%29%2%3%825
Interdenominational (Evangelical Trad.)56%38%5%2%206
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod72%24%2%3%459
Nondenominational charismatic63%28%4%4%187
Nondenominational evangelical78%18%2%2%684
Nondenominational fundamentalist76%23%1%< 1%107
Presbyterian Church in America71%27%2%< 1%158
Seventh-day Adventist42%53%3%2%165
Southern Baptist Convention69%26%2%3%1,845
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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