Magazine article Conscience

2018 National Survey of Catholics in the United States

Magazine article Conscience

2018 National Survey of Catholics in the United States

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N = 1,000 Catholics in the U.S, conducted on-line by YouGov February 13-18, 2018; margin of error +/-3.6

Q1: What is your religion, if any?

Catholic 100%

Q2a: Have you ever heard about a policy called
Humanae Vitae written by the Pope in 1968?

Yes        29%
No         48%
Not sure   23%

Note: Table made from bar graph.

Q2b. (If yes or not sure in Q2A) As far as you know
was Humanae Vitae about helping the poor,
homosexuality, birth control, abortion,
immigration, something else, or are you not sure?

Helping The poor    4%
Homosexuality       1%
Birth Control      14%
Abortion            9%
Immigration         2%
Something else      2%
Not sure           21%

Note: Table made from bar graph.

Q3. Written 50 years ago, the policy of Humanae Vitae stated
the Vatican's ban on birth control, such as contraceptive pills
and condoms. Do you agree or disagree with the
Vatican's ban on birth control?

Agree with the ban   17%
Disagree             67%
Not sure             16%

Note: Table made from bar graph.

Q4. Do you think it is common or
uncommon for Catholics nowadays
to use birth control such as
contraceptive pills and condoms?

Common      84%
Uncommon     5%
Note sure   11%

Note: Table made from bar graph.

Q5. Do you think Catholic hospitals and
clinics that take government funds should
or should not be required to offer birth
control such as contraceptive pills
and condoms to patients?

Yes, should be required   52%
No, should not            31%
Note sure                 17%

Note: Table made from bar graph. … 
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