Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,172. 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 69% 24% 7% 15,172
2007 72% 19% 9% 15,447

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Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know 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 83% 11% 6% 3,119
Evangelical Protestant 88% 6% 6% 3,202
Historically Black Protestant 93% 3% 4% 538
Jewish 39% 50% 11% 487
Mainline Protestant 81% 12% 8% 2,679
Mormon 91% 4% 5% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 54% 9% 4,330

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,792. 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 27% 36% 26% 12% 9,792
Don't believe 30% 34% 20% 15% 4,024
Other/don't know 23% 33% 28% 16% 1,087

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,792. 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 17% 16% 29% 30% 7% < 1% 9,792
Don't believe 20% 19% 26% 25% 9% 1% 4,024
Other/don't know 14% 15% 27% 34% 10% 1% 1,087

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 47% 53% 9,974
Don't believe 63% 37% 4,073
Other/don't know 52% 48% 1,125

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,877. 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 72% 11% 3% 11% 3% 9,877
Don't believe 75% 4% 7% 11% 3% 4,022
Other/don't know 74% 6% 4% 12% 5% 1,099

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,830. 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 10% 9% 81% 9,830
Don't believe 14% 14% 71% 4,038
Other/don't know 13% 9% 78% 1,108

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 8,727. 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 33% 21% 28% 18% 8,727
Don't believe 23% 19% 30% 28% 3,677
Other/don't know 29% 20% 26% 25% 915

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,921. 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 45% 33% 15% 7% 9,921
Don't believe 33% 28% 23% 16% 4,060
Other/don't know 40% 32% 17% 11% 1,113

Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,951. 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 49% 7% 11% 5% 28% 9,951
Don't believe 44% 10% 10% 3% 32% 4,059
Other/don't know 53% 6% 11% 4% 25% 1,112

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,938. 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 33% 67% 9,938
Don't believe 24% 76% 4,062
Other/don't know 29% 71% 1,118

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,974. 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 70% 24% 4% 1% 1% 1% 9,974
Don't believe 13% 16% 13% < 1% 52% 5% 4,073
Other/don't know 39% 25% 13% 2% 6% 15% 1,125

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 52% 35% 10% 3% < 1% 9,974
Don't believe 9% 16% 26% 49% < 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 29% 30% 24% 15% 2% 1,125

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 30% 42% 27% < 1% 9,974
Don't believe 6% 23% 71% < 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 19% 30% 50% 1% 1,125

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 51% 22% 8% 18% 1% 9,974
Don't believe 10% 6% 5% 80% < 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 32% 14% 7% 44% 3% 1,125

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 17% 9% 9% 65% < 1% 9,974
Don't believe 4% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 12% 5% 5% 77% 1% 1,125

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 49% 18% 13% 19% 1% 9,974
Don't believe 28% 14% 11% 45% 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 39% 15% 14% 30% 3% 1,125

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 32% 16% 15% 36% 1% 9,974
Don't believe 38% 18% 15% 28% 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 39% 16% 13% 29% 2% 1,125

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 32% 8% 51% 7% 2% 9,974
Don't believe 6% 16% 56% 21% 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 18% 12% 55% 10% 5% 1,125

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,974. 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 34% 64% 1% 1% 9,974
Don't believe 21% 77% 1% 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 30% 66% 2% 2% 1,125

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who read scripture…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 26% 12% 10% 52% < 1% 9,974
Don't believe 5% 4% 4% 87% < 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 19% 6% 5% 68% 2% 1,125

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,974. 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 31% 37% 2% 23% 6% 9,974
Don't believe 4% 7% < 1% 84% 5% 4,073
Other/don't know 13% 16% 3% 48% 20% 1,125

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 77% 19% 5% 9,974
Don't believe 6% 93% 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 17% 24% 59% 1,125

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 44% 17% 39% 9,974
Don't believe 25% 17% 58% 4,073
Other/don't know 36% 25% 39% 1,125

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 40% 35% 18% 6% 9,974
Don't believe 18% 35% 42% 5% 4,073
Other/don't know 34% 32% 22% 12% 1,125

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 55% 40% 2% 3% 9,974
Don't believe 48% 46% 3% 3% 4,073
Other/don't know 54% 32% 5% 8% 1,125

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 51% 44% 3% 2% 9,974
Don't believe 37% 59% 3% 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 46% 45% 6% 3% 1,125

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 50% 46% 3% 9,974
Don't believe 80% 17% 3% 4,073
Other/don't know 58% 35% 7% 1,125

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 63% 31% 4% 3% 9,974
Don't believe 85% 11% 2% 2% 4,073
Other/don't know 68% 22% 6% 5% 1,125

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 53% 40% 7% 9,974
Don't believe 81% 14% 5% 4,073
Other/don't know 60% 30% 10% 1,125

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,974. 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 43% 53% 2% 2% 9,974
Don't believe 26% 71% 1% 2% 4,073
Other/don't know 37% 53% 4% 6% 1,125

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say humans…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 9,974. 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 26% 31% 3% 37% 4% 9,974
Don't believe 76% 8% 3% 12% 1% 4,073
Other/don't know 44% 14% 10% 23% 9% 1,125