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

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

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,223. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 52% 39% 8% 3,223
2007 59% 31% 10% 4,299

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

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

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 60% 31% 9% 793
Evangelical Protestant 80% 12% 8% 499
Historically Black Protestant 76% 16% 8% 127
Jewish 19% 76% 4% 127
Mainline Protestant 55% 36% 9% 635
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 29% 63% 8% 816

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,539. 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 25% 38% 25% 11% 1,539
Don't believe 25% 36% 23% 16% 1,378
Other/don't know 14% 43% 29% 14% 258

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

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

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,539. 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 16% 16% 31% 28% 7% 1% 1,539
Don't believe 16% 16% 29% 29% 9% 1% 1,378
Other/don't know 9% 13% 35% 34% 8% 1% 258

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

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

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 48% 1,558
Don't believe 52% 48% 1,399
Other/don't know 44% 56% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,544. 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 66% 11% 5% 16% 2% 1,544
Don't believe 71% 5% 8% 13% 3% 1,383
Other/don't know 68% 7% 8% 13% 3% 262

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

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

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,535. 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 16% 10% 74% 1,535
Don't believe 18% 11% 71% 1,386
Other/don't know 21% 9% 70% 260

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

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

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,401. 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 36% 18% 28% 18% 1,401
Don't believe 24% 18% 30% 28% 1,268
Other/don't know 30% 22% 24% 23% 219

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

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

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,554. 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 46% 32% 14% 8% 1,554
Don't believe 29% 25% 25% 21% 1,392
Other/don't know 39% 31% 17% 13% 262

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

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

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,555. 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% 29% 1,555
Don't believe 47% 10% 11% 5% 27% 1,395
Other/don't know 49% 10% 12% 5% 25% 265

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

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

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,556. 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% 66% 1,556
Don't believe 24% 76% 1,396
Other/don't know 26% 74% 266

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,558. 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 65% 28% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1,558
Don't believe 29% 33% 12% 1% 22% 3% 1,399
Other/don't know 34% 42% 14% 1% 1% 8% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 44% 11% 3% < 1% 1,558
Don't believe 17% 35% 26% 22% < 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 31% 40% 22% 5% 2% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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 22% 50% 27% < 1% 1,558
Don't believe 9% 42% 49% < 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 16% 49% 33% 2% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 27% 11% 18% 1% 1,558
Don't believe 21% 19% 12% 48% < 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 30% 23% 11% 33% 3% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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 11% 9% 14% 65% < 1% 1,558
Don't believe 5% 4% 8% 83% < 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 5% 5% 11% 78% 1% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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 21% 7% 10% 61% 1% 1,558
Don't believe 18% 12% 13% 56% 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 16% 10% 11% 61% 3% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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 22% 17% 31% 29% 1% 1,558
Don't believe 32% 18% 30% 20% < 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 25% 20% 28% 25% 1% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 9% 54% 9% 1% 1,558
Don't believe 7% 17% 58% 16% 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 13% 9% 66% 9% 3% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,558. 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% 65% 1% 1% 1,558
Don't believe 18% 81% < 1% 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 22% 73% 2% 3% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 12% 18% 53% < 1% 1,558
Don't believe 5% 9% 11% 74% < 1% 1,399
Other/don't know 10% 11% 13% 64% 1% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,558. 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 28% 39% 3% 23% 6% 1,558
Don't believe 7% 18% 1% 68% 5% 1,399
Other/don't know 12% 22% 3% 41% 22% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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 96% 2% 2% 1,558
Don't believe 39% 55% 6% 1,399
Other/don't know 45% 4% 51% 266

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 16% 42% 1,558
Don't believe 25% 15% 59% 1,399
Other/don't know 33% 20% 47% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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 36% 39% 20% 5% 1,558
Don't believe 18% 39% 38% 4% 1,399
Other/don't know 27% 39% 27% 7% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 45% 2% 2% 1,558
Don't believe 49% 45% 3% 4% 1,399
Other/don't know 47% 38% 6% 8% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 45% 3% 1% 1,558
Don't believe 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,399
Other/don't know 40% 51% 8% 2% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 43% 4% 1,558
Don't believe 78% 19% 3% 1,399
Other/don't know 62% 30% 8% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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 66% 28% 3% 3% 1,558
Don't believe 83% 11% 3% 3% 1,399
Other/don't know 76% 15% 2% 6% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,558. 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% 38% 8% 1,558
Don't believe 79% 16% 6% 1,399
Other/don't know 64% 26% 11% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,558. 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 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,558
Don't believe 28% 67% 2% 3% 1,399
Other/don't know 30% 62% 4% 4% 266

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

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

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,558. 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 29% 32% 4% 31% 4% 1,558
Don't believe 61% 19% 3% 14% 2% 1,399
Other/don't know 39% 27% 9% 21% 5% 266