Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

Survey year 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 = 14,858. 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.
2014 37% 59% 2% 2% 14,858

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

Religious tradition 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 = 186. 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.
Buddhist 23% 75% 2% < 1% 186
Catholic 32% 64% 2% 2% 3,024
Evangelical Protestant 53% 44% 2% 1% 4,408
Historically Black Protestant 31% 67% 1% 1% 1,132
Jehovah's Witness 62% 34% 2% 2% 195
Jewish 20% 77% 3% < 1% 227
Mainline Protestant 33% 64% 2% 1% 2,411
Mormon 61% 37% 3% < 1% 410
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 75% 2% 2% 2,029

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,673. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 11% 32% 32% 26% 5,673
Right or wrong depends on the situation 19% 33% 27% 22% 8,406
Neither/both equally 14% 29% 32% 24% 261
Don't know 14% 24% 24% 38% 185

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,673. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 6% 10% 27% 38% 18% 2% 5,673
Right or wrong depends on the situation 11% 13% 27% 33% 15% 2% 8,406
Neither/both equally 10% 10% 23% 38% 17% 1% 261
Don't know 9% 7% 21% 28% 27% 7% 185

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 48% 52% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 58% 8,578
Neither/both equally 55% 45% 271
Don't know 39% 61% 192

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,701. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 67% 12% 2% 14% 4% 5,701
Right or wrong depends on the situation 55% 17% 3% 20% 5% 8,454
Neither/both equally 63% 11% 1% 20% 5% 255
Don't know 49% 12% 1% 35% 4% 185

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,763. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 13% 8% 79% 5,763
Right or wrong depends on the situation 20% 10% 70% 8,449
Neither/both equally 19% 7% 74% 263
Don't know 30% 11% 59% 188

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have a household income of…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,029. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 34% 21% 28% 17% 5,029
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 21% 23% 15% 7,469
Neither/both equally 46% 11% 27% 16% 202
Don't know 55% 22% 13% 10% 129

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have completed…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,786. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 38% 34% 17% 11% 5,786
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 31% 16% 11% 8,524
Neither/both equally 37% 33% 14% 16% 268
Don't know 70% 19% 8% 3% 189

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,784. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 59% 4% 13% 8% 15% 5,784
Right or wrong depends on the situation 44% 8% 16% 9% 22% 8,527
Neither/both equally 39% 7% 17% 10% 27% 267
Don't know 40% 4% 13% 19% 24% 189

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,791. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 27% 73% 5,791
Right or wrong depends on the situation 28% 72% 8,546
Neither/both equally 19% 81% 271
Don't know 23% 77% 190

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 86% 10% 1% 1% 2% 1% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 70% 18% 4% 1% 6% 2% 8,578
Neither/both equally 76% 12% 4% 2% 2% 4% 271
Don't know 73% 18% 1% 4% 3% 2% 192

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say religion is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 82% 12% 3% 3% 1% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 63% 20% 7% 9% 1% 8,578
Neither/both equally 75% 9% 8% 7% 1% 271
Don't know 77% 11% 2% 6% 4% 192

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend religious services…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 64% 23% 13% < 1% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 31% 26% 1% 8,578
Neither/both equally 53% 26% 20% 1% 271
Don't know 54% 24% 20% 2% 192

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 84% 9% 2% 4% 1% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 70% 14% 3% 13% 1% 8,578
Neither/both equally 78% 9% 2% 8% 3% 271
Don't know 81% 9% 1% 5% 4% 192

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 50% 11% 8% 30% 1% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 10% 8% 48% 1% 8,578
Neither/both equally 39% 7% 7% 46% 1% 271
Don't know 42% 12% 4% 37% 5% 192

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 84% 8% 3% 4% 1% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 75% 12% 6% 7% 1% 8,578
Neither/both equally 83% 9% 2% 6% 1% 271
Don't know 75% 12% 7% 3% 3% 192

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 61% 14% 8% 15% 2% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 58% 15% 9% 17% 1% 8,578
Neither/both equally 71% 10% 3% 11% 5% 271
Don't know 58% 9% 11% 10% 11% 192

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 62% 7% 25% 4% 2% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 33% 13% 43% 8% 3% 8,578
Neither/both equally 44% 12% 28% 4% 11% 271
Don't know 44% 5% 26% 11% 14% 192

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who read scripture…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 69% 8% 5% 17% 1% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 47% 11% 7% 34% 1% 8,578
Neither/both equally 63% 5% 3% 27% 1% 271
Don't know 62% 6% 6% 23% 3% 192

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 50% 28% 4% 13% 5% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 25% 3% 32% 7% 8,578
Neither/both equally 30% 22% 10% 20% 17% 271
Don't know 49% 15% 9% 17% 11% 192

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 82% 11% 7% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 74% 20% 7% 8,578
Neither/both equally 73% 15% 12% 271
Don't know 74% 13% 13% 192

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 72% 20% 8% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 57% 35% 8% 8,578
Neither/both equally 64% 23% 13% 271
Don't know 57% 25% 19% 192

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 53% 17% 30% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 20% 53% 8,578
Neither/both equally 32% 31% 37% 271
Don't know 25% 34% 41% 192

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 57% 25% 12% 6% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 30% 34% 30% 6% 8,578
Neither/both equally 35% 30% 17% 18% 271
Don't know 41% 17% 28% 14% 192

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who would rather have…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 65% 29% 3% 3% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 50% 4% 4% 8,578
Neither/both equally 45% 29% 17% 9% 271
Don't know 40% 44% 5% 11% 192

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 56% 38% 4% 2% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 35% 58% 4% 2% 8,578
Neither/both equally 30% 45% 22% 3% 271
Don't know 34% 46% 4% 17% 192

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 31% 64% 4% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 56% 40% 5% 8,578
Neither/both equally 33% 54% 13% 271
Don't know 26% 46% 28% 192

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 37% 55% 4% 4% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 64% 29% 4% 3% 8,578
Neither/both equally 42% 40% 11% 6% 271
Don't know 37% 42% 4% 17% 192

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 28% 64% 8% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 54% 38% 8% 8,578
Neither/both equally 37% 46% 17% 271
Don't know 28% 47% 24% 192

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 49% 45% 3% 3% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 62% 2% 4% 8,578
Neither/both equally 28% 51% 14% 6% 271
Don't know 30% 34% 5% 31% 192

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 14% 24% 2% 55% 5% 5,817
Right or wrong depends on the situation 30% 28% 5% 32% 5% 8,578
Neither/both equally 20% 18% 7% 39% 16% 271
Don't know 16% 19% 8% 34% 23% 192