Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 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 76% 15% 3% 1% 4% 1% 14,858
2007 82% 11% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 15,033

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Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 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 32% 31% 3% 1% 28% 5% 186
Catholic 72% 23% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 3,024
Evangelical Protestant 92% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,408
Historically Black Protestant 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,132
Jehovah's Witness 90% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 195
Jewish 52% 27% 10% 1% 9% 2% 227
Mainline Protestant 78% 18% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2,411
Mormon 91% 9% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 410
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 21% 11% 1% 21% 4% 2,029

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,956. 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% 31% 30% 25% 10,956
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 36% 27% 19% 2,134
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 30% 26% 15% 438
Believe in God; don't know 10% 28% 22% 40% 124
Do not believe in God 33% 36% 18% 13% 659
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 30% 26% 18% 214

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,956. 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 8% 10% 26% 36% 17% 2% 10,956
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 15% 30% 32% 12% 1% 2,134
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 20% 24% 31% 8% 2% 438
Believe in God; don't know 6% 9% 23% 25% 27% 10% 124
Do not believe in God 20% 22% 27% 23% 7% 1% 659
Other/don't know if they believe in God 16% 17% 23% 31% 11% 2% 214

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 58% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 51% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 58% 42% 443
Believe in God; don't know 49% 51% 124
Do not believe in God 61% 39% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 57% 43% 224

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,012. 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 59% 18% 3% 16% 4% 11,012
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 7% 4% 30% 4% 2,157
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 6% 4% 21% 4% 439
Believe in God; don't know 53% 16% 5% 23% 3% 119
Do not believe in God 75% 4% 6% 10% 5% 656
Other/don't know if they believe in God 75% 10% 2% 9% 4% 212

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,081. 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% 9% 76% 11,081
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 10% 60% 2,149
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 14% 65% 437
Believe in God; don't know 27% 9% 64% 120
Do not believe in God 14% 13% 73% 658
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 9% 81% 218

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,628. 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 39% 22% 25% 14% 9,628
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 19% 21% 17% 1,920
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 21% 21% 26% 389
Do not believe in God 27% 15% 30% 28% 621
Other/don't know if they believe in God 32% 9% 29% 29% 175

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,155. 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% 33% 15% 10% 11,155
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 28% 17% 13% 2,162
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 30% 21% 17% 441
Believe in God; don't know 59% 23% 9% 9% 122
Do not believe in God 25% 29% 26% 21% 663
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 31% 24% 18% 224

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,158. 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% 15% 10% 18% 11,158
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 10% 15% 6% 23% 2,168
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 47% 11% 10% 5% 27% 437
Believe in God; don't know 30% 9% 17% 23% 20% 122
Do not believe in God 36% 15% 11% 3% 35% 666
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 9% 15% 6% 33% 216

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,175. 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 28% 72% 11,175
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 70% 2,172
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 74% 442
Believe in God; don't know 26% 74% 124
Do not believe in God 23% 77% 663
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 83% 222

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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 82% 13% 2% 2% 1% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 36% 12% 7% 1% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 32% 29% 19% 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 61% 21% 3% 10% 5% 124
Do not believe in God 7% 12% 20% 60% 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 20% 28% 25% 3% 224

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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 60% 26% 14% 1% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 38% 31% 1% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 31% 54% < 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 44% 25% 30% 2% 124
Do not believe in God 5% 19% 77% < 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 30% 52% 4% 224

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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 86% 10% 1% 2% 1% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 23% 7% 14% 1% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 19% 8% 38% < 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 62% 12% < 1% 22% 4% 124
Do not believe in God 10% 4% 6% 81% < 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 9% 4% 52% 4% 224

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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% 11% 8% 33% 1% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 11% 8% 59% 1% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 4% 5% 81% < 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 30% 9% 10% 42% 9% 124
Do not believe in God 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 5% 5% 72% 2% 224

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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 84% 9% 3% 3% 1% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 65% 16% 8% 10% 1% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 57% 14% 11% 17% < 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 71% 6% 8% 8% 7% 124
Do not believe in God 53% 15% 6% 24% 2% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 65% 13% 6% 13% 3% 224

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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 59% 14% 8% 17% 2% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 62% 14% 11% 12% 2% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 15% 9% 10% 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 57% 5% 8% 24% 6% 124
Do not believe in God 65% 15% 9% 11% 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 69% 12% 7% 7% 4% 224

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

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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 53% 8% 32% 4% 3% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 17% 45% 13% 3% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 26% 51% 14% 2% 443
Believe in God; don't know 27% 12% 43% 8% 10% 124
Do not believe in God 2% 26% 48% 21% 3% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 20% 51% 11% 8% 224

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

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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% 2% 1% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 73% 1% 2% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 81% 2% < 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 39% 51% 3% 7% 124
Do not believe in God 16% 82% 1% 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 20% 72% 6% 2% 224

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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% 10% 5% 18% 1% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 12% 10% 47% 1% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 8% 10% 68% < 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 47% 7% 6% 36% 5% 124
Do not believe in God 8% 7% 6% 79% < 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 5% 6% 64% 2% 224

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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% 29% 4% 13% 6% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 22% 2% 45% 9% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 7% 1% 81% 5% 443
Believe in God; don't know 44% 6% 7% 18% 24% 124
Do not believe in God 2% 1% < 1% 94% 3% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 6% 4% 69% 16% 224

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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 85% 8% 6% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 25% 9% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 52% 15% 443
Believe in God; don't know 73% 15% 12% 124
Do not believe in God 7% 90% 3% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 50% 28% 224

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 21% 8% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 45% 10% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 67% 9% 443
Believe in God; don't know 53% 28% 19% 124
Do not believe in God 5% 94% 2% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 60% 21% 224

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 19% 40% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 20% 53% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 16% 64% 443
Believe in God; don't know 26% 28% 46% 124
Do not believe in God 13% 19% 68% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 27% 52% 224

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 29% 18% 7% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 36% 34% 5% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 36% 40% 6% 443
Believe in God; don't know 29% 22% 32% 17% 124
Do not believe in God 10% 30% 56% 4% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 40% 35% 11% 224

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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 54% 39% 3% 4% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 52% 4% 4% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 51% 5% 3% 443
Believe in God; don't know 33% 51% 7% 9% 124
Do not believe in God 40% 51% 5% 4% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 44% 33% 12% 11% 224

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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% 47% 5% 2% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 59% 4% 2% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 64% 3% 3% 443
Believe in God; don't know 40% 42% 6% 13% 124
Do not believe in God 24% 72% 3% 2% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 59% 9% 4% 224

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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 39% 56% 5% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 60% 35% 5% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 76% 23% 1% 443
Believe in God; don't know 34% 45% 22% 124
Do not believe in God 86% 11% 4% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 72% 21% 6% 224

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 46% 5% 4% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 74% 19% 3% 4% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 81% 15% 2% 2% 443
Believe in God; don't know 42% 38% 8% 13% 124
Do not believe in God 92% 5% 2% < 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 75% 14% 7% 5% 224

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

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

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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 36% 56% 9% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 65% 27% 8% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 76% 17% 6% 443
Believe in God; don't know 38% 37% 25% 124
Do not believe in God 89% 7% 3% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 72% 18% 10% 224

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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% 3% 4% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 66% 2% 4% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 66% 2% 2% 443
Believe in God; don't know 34% 40% 7% 20% 124
Do not believe in God 16% 81% 2% 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 69% 5% 7% 224

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 11,221. 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% 28% 3% 49% 6% 11,221
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 26% 6% 21% 4% 2,179
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 62% 14% 7% 13% 3% 443
Believe in God; don't know 27% 22% 10% 27% 14% 124
Do not believe in God 87% 5% 2% 6% 1% 667
Other/don't know if they believe in God 60% 11% 12% 12% 5% 224