Belief in God among adults who meditate once or twice a month

% of adults who meditate 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 = 2,884. 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 54% 26% 7% 1% 9% 2% 2,884
2007 69% 21% 4% 1% 4% 3% 2,613

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Belief in God among adults who meditate once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who meditate 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 56% 35% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 613
Evangelical Protestant 82% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 546
Historically Black Protestant 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 162
Mainline Protestant 60% 30% 6% 2% 2% 1% 574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 31% 13% < 1% 28% 7% 703

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,574. 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 21% 34% 27% 18% 1,574
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 38% 21% 14% 724
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 30% 16% 8% 188
Do not believe in God 36% 42% 14% 8% 271

Generational cohort among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,574. 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% 15% 27% 32% 12% 1% 1,574
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 19% 29% 25% 9% 1% 724
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 20% 24% 18% 4% 2% 188
Do not believe in God 26% 21% 31% 16% 5% 1% 271

Gender composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,592. 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% 56% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 51% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 53% 47% 190
Do not believe in God 63% 37% 275

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,577. 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 61% 17% 3% 15% 4% 1,577
Believe in God; fairly certain 63% 6% 4% 24% 3% 734
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 60% 4% 13% 19% 4% 188
Do not believe in God 73% 3% 7% 11% 5% 269

Immigrant status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,577. 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% 8% 78% 1,577
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 13% 65% 727
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 19% 57% 186
Do not believe in God 12% 12% 75% 269

Income distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,431. 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% 20% 27% 18% 1,431
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 19% 26% 20% 662
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 15% 22% 27% 168
Do not believe in God 21% 17% 32% 30% 251

Educational distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,588. 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% 34% 16% 10% 1,588
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 31% 17% 12% 738
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 38% 27% 18% 16% 189
Do not believe in God 17% 36% 26% 20% 274

Marital status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,589. 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% 6% 13% 7% 27% 1,589
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 12% 14% 4% 27% 738
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 13% 11% 3% 43% 190
Do not believe in God 43% 10% 11% 2% 34% 275

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,590. 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% 1,590
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 71% 738
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 75% 189
Do not believe in God 24% 76% 274

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 23% 4% 2% < 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 47% 21% 6% < 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 32% 34% 20% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 3% 11% 26% 58% 2% 275

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 39% 16% < 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 48% 32% < 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 42% 51% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 2% 21% 76% 1% 275

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,592. 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% 21% 8% 5% < 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 29% 15% 26% < 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 19% 18% 47% < 1% 190
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% 3% 94% 1% 275

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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 27% 18% 12% 43% < 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 13% 9% 68% < 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 12% 7% 77% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 1% 3% 3% 92% 1% 275

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 22% 7% 5% < 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 29% 15% 15% 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 31% 11% 21% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 43% 26% 7% 22% 1% 275

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,592. 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% 22% 13% 21% 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 22% 18% 16% 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 58% 15% 16% 10% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 62% 18% 13% 7% < 1% 275

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 9% 40% 7% 2% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 17% 53% 13% 2% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 23% 52% 14% 3% 190
Do not believe in God 1% 27% 48% 23% 2% 275

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 62% 1% 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 76% 1% < 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 84% 1% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 18% 82% < 1% < 1% 275

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 13% 26% < 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 15% 12% 60% < 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 14% 9% 70% < 1% 190
Do not believe in God 1% 3% 10% 86% < 1% 275

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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 37% 34% 3% 18% 8% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 24% 1% 53% 7% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 11% < 1% 75% 7% 190
Do not believe in God < 1% < 1% < 1% 99% 1% 275

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,592. 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% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 64% 26% 9% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 56% 9% 190
Do not believe in God 6% 91% 3% 275

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,592. 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% 23% 7% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 46% 8% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 69% 8% 190
Do not believe in God 2% 97% 2% 275

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,592. 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% 15% 44% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 18% 51% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 20% 62% 190
Do not believe in God 15% 13% 71% 275

Political ideology among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,592. 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% 35% 20% 5% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 38% 32% 4% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 36% 42% 9% 190
Do not believe in God 10% 31% 53% 5% 275

Views about size of government among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 45% 3% 3% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 47% 2% 2% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 47% 5% 4% 190
Do not believe in God 41% 55% 1% 2% 275

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 51% 3% 1% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 55% 2% 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 66% 6% 2% 190
Do not believe in God 21% 74% 3% 2% 275

Views about abortion among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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 50% 46% 4% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 67% 31% 3% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 80% 14% 6% 190
Do not believe in God 90% 8% 2% 275

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 33% 4% 3% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 78% 16% 4% 3% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 87% 6% 1% 5% 190
Do not believe in God 95% 3% 1% 1% 275

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 43% 6% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 22% 8% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 79% 15% 6% 190
Do not believe in God 92% 4% 4% 275

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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% 57% 2% 3% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 63% 2% 1% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 74% 2% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 12% 84% 4% 1% 275

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who meditate 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 = 1,592. 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 20% 33% 4% 40% 3% 1,592
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 28% 5% 17% 2% 739
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 64% 11% 6% 16% 2% 190
Do not believe in God 93% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 275