Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say they…

Survey year 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 = 3,223. 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 48% 31% 8% 1% 9% 2% 3,223
2007 64% 25% 4% 1% 4% 2% 4,299

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Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say they…

Religious tradition 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 = 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 53% 37% 7% 1% 2% 1% 793
Evangelical Protestant 74% 24% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 499
Historically Black Protestant 80% 18% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 127
Jewish 26% 39% 14% 1% 15% 6% 127
Mainline Protestant 51% 40% 6% 1% 2% 1% 635
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 28% 14% 1% 27% 6% 816

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,442. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 22% 38% 27% 13% 1,442
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 38% 25% 14% 1,038
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 38% 19% 9% 262
Do not believe in God 36% 38% 16% 9% 321

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,442. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 14% 13% 32% 32% 8% 1% 1,442
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 17% 31% 31% 8% 1% 1,038
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 23% 29% 22% 4% 1% 262
Do not believe in God 22% 25% 27% 20% 5% 1% 321

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 52% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 49% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 57% 43% 268
Do not believe in God 64% 36% 323

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,446. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 13% 4% 15% 3% 1,446
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 6% 6% 16% 2% 1,045
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 67% 4% 11% 16% 2% 267
Do not believe in God 72% 1% 15% 10% 2% 319

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,445. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 14% 9% 77% 1,445
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 10% 71% 1,044
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 15% 62% 264
Do not believe in God 21% 15% 65% 316

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,307. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 19% 27% 18% 1,307
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 18% 28% 25% 947
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 16% 31% 24% 239
Do not believe in God 17% 20% 33% 30% 295

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,456. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 32% 15% 9% 1,456
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 28% 20% 15% 1,048
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 28% 20% 17% 267
Do not believe in God 20% 20% 33% 27% 323

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,458. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 49% 6% 12% 6% 28% 1,458
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 10% 10% 4% 24% 1,053
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 14% 8% 2% 33% 268
Do not believe in God 38% 12% 11% 1% 38% 322

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,461. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 67% 1,461
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 69% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 76% 266
Do not believe in God 18% 82% 323

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 39% 7% 2% 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 54% 21% 5% < 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 32% 47% 15% 1% 268
Do not believe in God 2% 9% 28% 60% < 1% 323

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 24% 50% 25% < 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 52% 34% < 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 44% 51% < 1% 268
Do not believe in God 1% 20% 79% 1% 323

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 26% 9% 13% 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 30% 16% 29% < 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 15% 16% 59% 1% 268
Do not believe in God 1% 2% 5% 93% < 1% 323

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 12% 9% 14% 65% < 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 6% 7% 12% 75% < 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 3% 6% 87% < 1% 268
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% 3% 96% < 1% 323

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 23% 8% 10% 58% 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 16% 11% 12% 59% 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 9% 11% 62% 1% 268
Do not believe in God 12% 6% 13% 67% 2% 323

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 24% 15% 29% 32% 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 20% 32% 23% 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 19% 29% 16% 1% 268
Do not believe in God 28% 25% 34% 12% < 1% 323

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 29% 8% 55% 7% 2% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 12% 62% 15% 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 18% 55% 22% 1% 268
Do not believe in God 2% 22% 52% 24% 1% 323

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say…

Belief in God 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 = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 66% 1% 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 76% 1% < 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 78% 2% < 1% 268
Do not believe in God 14% 86% < 1% < 1% 323

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 19% 14% 18% 49% < 1% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 10% 14% 68% < 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 2% 6% 9% 83% < 1% 268
Do not believe in God < 1% 2% 3% 95% < 1% 323

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God 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 = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 38% 4% 21% 6% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 31% 1% 47% 10% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 2% 13% < 1% 79% 5% 268
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 1% 323

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 88% 8% 4% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 69% 21% 10% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 47% 39% 15% 268
Do not believe in God 5% 92% 2% 323

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 70% 24% 6% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 42% 11% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 54% 14% 268
Do not believe in God 6% 93% 1% 323

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 16% 43% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 15% 49% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 20% 61% 268
Do not believe in God 18% 14% 69% 323

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 37% 20% 6% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 43% 30% 3% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 43% 37% 6% 268
Do not believe in God 11% 38% 50% 1% 323

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 52% 42% 2% 4% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 44% 3% 2% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 47% 6% 4% 268
Do not believe in God 40% 56% 1% 3% 323

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 47% 4% 2% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 54% 3% 1% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 63% 4% 2% 268
Do not believe in God 30% 68% 1% 1% 323

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 52% 43% 5% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 28% 3% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 81% 17% 2% 268
Do not believe in God 89% 9% 2% 323

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 62% 30% 4% 4% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 82% 14% 2% 2% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 89% 6% 2% 3% 268
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 1% 2% 323

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 52% 40% 9% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 22% 7% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 82% 12% 6% 268
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 2% 323

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say…

Belief in God 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 = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 53% 3% 3% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 63% 2% 2% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 73% 2% 2% 268
Do not believe in God 20% 76% 1% 3% 323

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say humans…

Belief in God 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 = 1,463. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 23% 33% 4% 35% 4% 1,463
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 29% 5% 16% 2% 1,054
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 70% 13% 3% 14% < 1% 268
Do not believe in God 89% 3% 1% 6% 1% 323