Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Religious tradition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Catholic 18% 32% 30% 19% 942
Evangelical Protestant 17% 32% 30% 21% 500
Historically Black Protestant 19% 36% 32% 14% 135
Jewish 22% 31% 18% 30% 232
Mainline Protestant 17% 27% 29% 27% 766
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 36% 19% 11% 2,317

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Age distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 63% 37% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,054
30-49 < 1% 20% 80% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,428
50-64 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,368
65+ < 1% < 1% < 1% 29% 64% 7% 1,324

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Age distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 59% 41% 1,054
30-49 63% 37% 1,428
50-64 65% 35% 1,368
65+ 63% 37% 1,324

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Age distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,045. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 62% 8% 9% 17% 4% 1,045
30-49 70% 8% 4% 15% 3% 1,418
50-64 76% 8% 3% 9% 4% 1,348
65+ 87% 5% 1% 5% 2% 1,310

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Age distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,042. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 13% 19% 69% 1,042
30-49 16% 9% 75% 1,403
50-64 11% 7% 81% 1,355
65+ 7% 15% 78% 1,307

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have a household income of…

Age distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 914. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 41% 23% 22% 13% 914
30-49 30% 20% 28% 22% 1,333
50-64 37% 17% 24% 21% 1,227
65+ 41% 20% 24% 15% 1,107

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have completed…

Age distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,052. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 47% 37% 13% 3% 1,052
30-49 43% 29% 16% 12% 1,425
50-64 51% 26% 14% 10% 1,364
65+ 50% 23% 14% 13% 1,323

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Age distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,049. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 11% 11% 5% < 1% 73% 1,049
30-49 49% 12% 13% 1% 25% 1,425
50-64 52% 8% 21% 6% 13% 1,359
65+ 53% 4% 15% 23% 4% 1,317

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Age distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,053. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 17% 83% 1,053
30-49 52% 48% 1,422
50-64 14% 86% 1,365
65+ 2% 98% 1,322

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say they…

Age distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 23% 21% 16% < 1% 35% 5% 1,054
30-49 29% 30% 12% < 1% 24% 4% 1,428
50-64 37% 29% 10% 1% 19% 4% 1,368
65+ 35% 24% 12% 2% 23% 5% 1,324

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say religion is…

Age distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 13% 28% 27% 32% < 1% 1,054
30-49 17% 32% 23% 28% < 1% 1,428
50-64 25% 33% 21% 21% < 1% 1,368
65+ 21% 32% 21% 26% 1% 1,324

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who attend religious services…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 8% 31% 61% < 1% 1,054
30-49 9% 30% 61% < 1% 1,428
50-64 10% 32% 58% < 1% 1,368
65+ 15% 23% 62% < 1% 1,324

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who pray…

Age distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 13% 12% 7% 67% < 1% 1,054
30-49 18% 13% 10% 57% 1% 1,428
50-64 26% 15% 9% 50% 1% 1,368
65+ 24% 10% 8% 57% 1% 1,324

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who attend prayer group…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 1,054
30-49 6% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 1,428
50-64 5% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 1,368
65+ 6% 1% 3% 89% 1% 1,324

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who meditate…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 10% 7% 3% 80% 1% 1,054
30-49 15% 5% 4% 74% 1% 1,428
50-64 17% 5% 4% 74% 1% 1,368
65+ 18% 6% 4% 69% 2% 1,324

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 35% 15% 12% 37% 1% 1,054
30-49 25% 12% 16% 46% 1% 1,428
50-64 25% 12% 14% 48% 1% 1,368
65+ 20% 11% 15% 52% 2% 1,324

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Age distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 7% 18% 55% 18% 1% 1,054
30-49 11% 11% 61% 16% 1% 1,428
50-64 13% 10% 63% 12% 2% 1,368
65+ 12% 10% 64% 12% 3% 1,324

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say…

Age distribution There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 15% 83% 1% 1% 1,054
30-49 24% 74% 1% < 1% 1,428
50-64 26% 71% 1% 1% 1,368
65+ 28% 69% 1% 2% 1,324

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who read scripture…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 7% 6% 6% 82% < 1% 1,054
30-49 7% 5% 5% 82% 1% 1,428
50-64 9% 6% 6% 79% < 1% 1,368
65+ 8% 4% 5% 83% 1% 1,324

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say the holy scripture is…

Age distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 9% 20% < 1% 66% 5% 1,054
30-49 14% 18% < 1% 59% 8% 1,428
50-64 19% 20% 2% 51% 8% 1,368
65+ 15% 20% 2% 54% 10% 1,324

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 48% 44% 8% 1,054
30-49 52% 41% 8% 1,428
50-64 57% 34% 9% 1,368
65+ 46% 43% 10% 1,324

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 39% 54% 7% 1,054
30-49 39% 52% 9% 1,428
50-64 45% 46% 9% 1,368
65+ 33% 57% 10% 1,324

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Age distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 25% 24% 51% 1,054
30-49 32% 22% 46% 1,428
50-64 33% 19% 48% 1,368
65+ 36% 15% 49% 1,324

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Age distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 16% 37% 38% 9% 1,054
30-49 24% 35% 32% 9% 1,428
50-64 31% 33% 27% 8% 1,368
65+ 33% 33% 27% 7% 1,324

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who would rather have…

Age distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 42% 52% 1% 4% 1,054
30-49 51% 43% 3% 3% 1,428
50-64 52% 41% 3% 4% 1,368
65+ 56% 36% 3% 5% 1,324

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say government aid to the poor…

Age distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 38% 57% 3% 2% 1,054
30-49 44% 51% 3% 1% 1,428
50-64 43% 51% 3% 2% 1,368
65+ 42% 51% 3% 4% 1,324

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say abortion should be…

Age distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 68% 29% 3% 1,054
30-49 67% 29% 4% 1,428
50-64 69% 27% 4% 1,368
65+ 69% 26% 5% 1,324

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say homosexuality…

Age distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 86% 10% 2% 2% 1,054
30-49 75% 19% 3% 2% 1,428
50-64 67% 26% 3% 4% 1,368
65+ 61% 31% 4% 4% 1,324

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Age distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 82% 14% 4% 1,054
30-49 68% 24% 7% 1,428
50-64 56% 34% 9% 1,368
65+ 52% 39% 9% 1,324

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say…

Age distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 30% 65% 2% 3% 1,054
30-49 34% 62% 2% 2% 1,428
50-64 41% 55% 1% 3% 1,368
65+ 38% 55% 3% 5% 1,324

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by age group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say humans…

Age distribution Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
18-29 64% 16% 3% 14% 2% 1,054
30-49 56% 16% 4% 21% 3% 1,428
50-64 46% 21% 4% 24% 5% 1,368
65+ 47% 16% 4% 24% 9% 1,324