Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate

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

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 55% 37% 8% 15,172
2007 58% 32% 10% 15,447

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 61% 31% 8% 3,119
Evangelical Protestant 81% 13% 6% 3,202
Historically Black Protestant 80% 12% 8% 538
Jewish 19% 73% 8% 487
Mainline Protestant 64% 27% 9% 2,679
Mormon 65% 28% 7% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 64% 8% 4,330

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,713. 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% 37% 25% 10% 7,713
Don't believe 29% 34% 22% 15% 6,018
Other/don't know 20% 34% 30% 15% 1,172

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,713. 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 18% 17% 30% 29% 6% < 1% 7,713
Don't believe 19% 17% 26% 27% 9% 1% 6,018
Other/don't know 12% 16% 27% 36% 9% 1% 1,172

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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% 51% 7,838
Don't believe 55% 45% 6,118
Other/don't know 48% 52% 1,216

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

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

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,778. 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 71% 11% 3% 11% 4% 7,778
Don't believe 75% 5% 6% 11% 3% 6,044
Other/don't know 71% 9% 3% 13% 4% 1,176

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,726. 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 9% 9% 82% 7,726
Don't believe 13% 13% 73% 6,062
Other/don't know 13% 9% 78% 1,188

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 6,878. 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% 21% 28% 17% 6,878
Don't believe 24% 20% 29% 26% 5,460
Other/don't know 34% 19% 24% 23% 981

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

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

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,797. 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% 33% 14% 6% 7,797
Don't believe 35% 29% 21% 15% 6,094
Other/don't know 41% 32% 16% 11% 1,203

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,819. 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% 12% 4% 28% 7,819
Don't believe 46% 9% 10% 4% 30% 6,100
Other/don't know 49% 7% 13% 5% 26% 1,203

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,811. 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% 7,811
Don't believe 26% 74% 6,100
Other/don't know 28% 72% 1,207

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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 73% 21% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 7,838
Don't believe 27% 23% 11% < 1% 34% 4% 6,118
Other/don't know 46% 25% 11% 2% 5% 11% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 33% 9% 3% < 1% 7,838
Don't believe 18% 25% 23% 34% < 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 36% 33% 17% 12% 2% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 40% 27% < 1% 7,838
Don't believe 11% 32% 58% < 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 20% 34% 44% 1% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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 54% 21% 8% 17% < 1% 7,838
Don't believe 20% 12% 6% 61% < 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 37% 17% 7% 36% 3% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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 19% 10% 9% 62% < 1% 7,838
Don't believe 5% 3% 5% 87% < 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 11% 5% 5% 78% 1% 1,216

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

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

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 = 7,838. 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% 18% 12% 18% 1% 7,838
Don't believe 33% 16% 12% 38% 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 41% 16% 14% 28% 2% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 7,838
Don't believe 35% 17% 16% 31% 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 35% 18% 14% 30% 2% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 7% 49% 6% 2% 7,838
Don't believe 10% 15% 57% 17% 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 19% 11% 57% 8% 5% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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 37% 62% 1% 1% 7,838
Don't believe 22% 77% 1% 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 28% 67% 3% 2% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 12% 10% 49% < 1% 7,838
Don't believe 8% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 18% 8% 7% 66% 1% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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 35% 37% 3% 20% 6% 7,838
Don't believe 7% 17% 1% 70% 6% 6,118
Other/don't know 18% 21% 4% 38% 20% 1,216

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in hell

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

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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 95% 2% 2% 7,838
Don't believe 35% 61% 5% 6,118
Other/don't know 41% 3% 55% 1,216

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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% 17% 37% 7,838
Don't believe 28% 18% 54% 6,118
Other/don't know 35% 25% 40% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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% 34% 17% 6% 7,838
Don't believe 21% 36% 37% 6% 6,118
Other/don't know 33% 35% 21% 12% 1,216

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

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

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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 56% 39% 2% 3% 7,838
Don't believe 50% 45% 3% 3% 6,118
Other/don't know 52% 35% 6% 8% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 43% 3% 2% 7,838
Don't believe 39% 56% 3% 1% 6,118
Other/don't know 44% 46% 6% 4% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 50% 3% 7,838
Don't believe 75% 22% 3% 6,118
Other/don't know 55% 36% 9% 1,216

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

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

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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 59% 34% 4% 3% 7,838
Don't believe 83% 12% 3% 2% 6,118
Other/don't know 66% 22% 7% 5% 1,216

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

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

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,838. 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% 44% 7% 7,838
Don't believe 78% 17% 5% 6,118
Other/don't know 56% 32% 12% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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% 51% 2% 2% 7,838
Don't believe 29% 67% 2% 2% 6,118
Other/don't know 35% 54% 5% 7% 1,216

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,838. 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 23% 31% 3% 39% 4% 7,838
Don't believe 64% 15% 3% 16% 2% 6,118
Other/don't know 38% 20% 9% 24% 9% 1,216