Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 5,483. 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 61% 21% 5% < 1% 10% 2% 5,483
2007 71% 19% 3% < 1% 4% 3% 4,901

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Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 63% 29% 4% 1% 2% 1% 1,110
Evangelical Protestant 86% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,330
Historically Black Protestant 87% 12% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 291
Jewish 37% 26% 10% < 1% 23% 5% 144
Mainline Protestant 62% 30% 4% 1% 2% 2% 982
Mormon 90% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 148
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 22% 12% < 1% 36% 6% 1,186

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 36% 26% 15% 3,204
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 33% 27% 13% 1,177
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 35% 18% 7% 288
Do not believe in God 43% 35% 13% 9% 580
Other/don't know if they believe in God 34% 39% 17% 10% 141

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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 15% 15% 29% 31% 9% 1% 3,204
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 16% 27% 31% 9% < 1% 1,177
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 21% 29% 20% 5% 1% 288
Do not believe in God 29% 23% 26% 16% 6% 1% 580
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 20% 28% 21% 6% < 1% 141

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 43% 57% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 50% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 61% 39% 295
Do not believe in God 65% 35% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 58% 42% 143

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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 66% 14% 3% 13% 4% 3,204
Believe in God; fairly certain 69% 7% 5% 15% 4% 1,183
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 72% 3% 10% 14% 2% 290
Do not believe in God 81% 3% 5% 8% 3% 580
Other/don't know if they believe in God 83% 1% 3% 11% 3% 140

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,215. 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 13% 9% 79% 3,215
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 9% 73% 1,174
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 16% 65% 292
Do not believe in God 13% 13% 74% 581
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 9% 81% 141

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,902. 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% 21% 29% 18% 2,902
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 21% 25% 25% 1,073
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 12% 32% 34% 269
Do not believe in God 17% 18% 35% 29% 547
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 15% 25% 32% 122

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,239. 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% 35% 17% 10% 3,239
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 32% 19% 13% 1,184
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 26% 22% 23% 294
Do not believe in God 24% 30% 27% 19% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 39% 19% 16% 142

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,243. 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% 5% 13% 6% 24% 3,243
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 10% 12% 4% 27% 1,187
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 10% 8% 1% 40% 295
Do not believe in God 38% 11% 7% 1% 42% 585
Other/don't know if they believe in God 44% 10% 8% 3% 35% 141

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,240. 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% 3,240
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 69% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 73% 293
Do not believe in God 23% 77% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 34% 66% 141

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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 74% 21% 3% 2% < 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 52% 19% 6% 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 27% 47% 18% 1% 295
Do not believe in God 3% 8% 28% 60% 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 17% 44% 28% 2% 143

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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% 33% 15% < 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 44% 36% < 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 38% 57% < 1% 295
Do not believe in God 3% 22% 75% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 28% 65% 3% 143

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 72% 17% 4% 5% 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 27% 13% 25% < 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 16% 10% 62% < 1% 295
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 13% 7% 69% 2% 143

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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% 16% 11% 40% 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 9% 8% 74% < 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 5% 4% 87% 1% 295
Do not believe in God 1% 2% 2% 95% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 3% 2% 89% 2% 143

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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 45% 11% 4% 39% 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 15% 6% 54% 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 11% 7% 61% 1% 295
Do not believe in God 15% 8% 5% 71% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 13% 4% 64% 2% 143

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

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 = 3,250. 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 67% 20% 7% 4% 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 29% 17% 16% 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 28% 18% 32% < 1% 295
Do not believe in God 23% 24% 13% 39% 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 18% 15% 33% 8% 143

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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 47% 6% 40% 4% 2% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 13% 60% 12% 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 2% 22% 57% 17% 2% 295
Do not believe in God 1% 23% 48% 28% 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 25% 52% 14% 4% 143

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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% 57% 1% 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 81% 1% 1% 295
Do not believe in God 18% 82% < 1% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 85% < 1% 1% 143

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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% 16% 9% 26% < 1% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 12% 11% 65% < 1% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 3% 7% 85% < 1% 295
Do not believe in God 1% 3% 6% 90% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 6% 9% 78% 2% 143

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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 40% 38% 3% 14% 5% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 29% 1% 49% 8% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 6% < 1% 83% 7% 295
Do not believe in God 1% 1% < 1% 96% 2% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 5% < 1% 72% 19% 143

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 89% 6% 5% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 20% 7% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 47% 16% 295
Do not believe in God 4% 93% 4% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 42% 41% 143

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 75% 18% 7% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 40% 9% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 63% 13% 295
Do not believe in God 3% 93% 3% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 52% 31% 143

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 47% 15% 38% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 16% 51% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 14% 62% 295
Do not believe in God 17% 9% 73% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 20% 49% 143

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 46% 34% 16% 5% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 42% 30% 3% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 44% 40% 5% 295
Do not believe in God 11% 32% 53% 4% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 37% 34% 8% 143

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 57% 38% 2% 3% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 47% 2% 2% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 45% 4% 4% 295
Do not believe in God 41% 53% 2% 3% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 51% 35% 4% 10% 143

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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% 44% 4% 2% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 54% 4% 2% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 64% 4% 1% 295
Do not believe in God 26% 71% 2% 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 36% 55% 8% 1% 143

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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 42% 55% 3% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 29% 3% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 84% 14% 2% 295
Do not believe in God 90% 9% 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 78% 16% 7% 143

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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% 41% 4% 3% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 14% 2% 3% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 88% 9% 1% 2% 295
Do not believe in God 94% 5% 1% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 87% 10% 2% 1% 143

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,250. 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 42% 51% 6% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 21% 6% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 84% 14% 2% 295
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 2% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 82% 12% 6% 143

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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 42% 53% 2% 3% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 65% 2% 2% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 77% 3% 1% 295
Do not believe in God 16% 80% 1% 2% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 62% 5% 7% 143

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 3,250. 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 16% 32% 3% 46% 4% 3,250
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 27% 5% 17% 2% 1,189
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 75% 10% 4% 8% 3% 295
Do not believe in God 93% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 586
Other/don't know if they believe in God 72% 5% 13% 7% 3% 143