Frequency of meditation among Christians

% of Christians who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 25,048. 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 45% 8% 4% 41% 2% 25,048
2007 42% 7% 4% 45% 2% 28,279

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 11,490. 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.
At least once a week 12% 30% 31% 27% 11,490
Once or twice a month 20% 34% 27% 19% 1,937
Several times a year 20% 34% 28% 19% 971
Seldom/never 22% 35% 28% 14% 9,695
Don't know 7% 30% 24% 39% 427

Generational cohort among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 11,490. 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.
At least once a week 7% 10% 26% 37% 19% 2% 11,490
Once or twice a month 13% 12% 28% 32% 13% 1% 1,937
Several times a year 11% 13% 29% 33% 12% 1% 971
Seldom/never 15% 14% 29% 33% 8% 1% 9,695
Don't know 6% 5% 27% 34% 25% 4% 427

Gender composition among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 43% 57% 11,759
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 1,973
Several times a year 51% 49% 984
Seldom/never 47% 53% 9,867
Don't know 49% 51% 465

Racial and ethnic composition among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,584. 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.
At least once a week 60% 16% 2% 19% 4% 11,584
Once or twice a month 61% 14% 3% 19% 4% 1,957
Several times a year 64% 12% 4% 18% 2% 976
Seldom/never 74% 10% 2% 12% 3% 9,772
Don't know 61% 11% 2% 23% 3% 448

Immigrant status among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,630. 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.
At least once a week 17% 9% 74% 11,630
Once or twice a month 16% 9% 74% 1,947
Several times a year 18% 10% 72% 973
Seldom/never 10% 9% 81% 9,746
Don't know 24% 6% 70% 453

Income distribution among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 10,096. 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.
At least once a week 40% 21% 25% 14% 10,096
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 26% 18% 1,756
Several times a year 35% 18% 26% 21% 863
Seldom/never 31% 21% 29% 20% 8,605
Don't know 49% 16% 25% 10% 296

Educational distribution among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,689. 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.
At least once a week 43% 32% 15% 10% 11,689
Once or twice a month 42% 31% 16% 11% 1,965
Several times a year 40% 28% 20% 11% 979
Seldom/never 43% 33% 16% 8% 9,811
Don't know 53% 25% 12% 9% 454

Marital status among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,695. 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.
At least once a week 53% 5% 15% 11% 16% 11,695
Once or twice a month 48% 7% 13% 7% 25% 1,968
Several times a year 52% 9% 12% 5% 21% 981
Seldom/never 52% 7% 12% 5% 24% 9,844
Don't know 51% 4% 14% 17% 14% 450

Parent of children under 18 among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,710. 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.
At least once a week 28% 72% 11,710
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 1,968
Several times a year 32% 68% 983
Seldom/never 33% 67% 9,831
Don't know 20% 80% 459

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say they…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 84% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 69% 25% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1,973
Several times a year 66% 26% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 984
Seldom/never 70% 22% 4% 1% 2% 1% 9,867
Don't know 79% 15% 1% 2% < 1% 3% 465

Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 81% 14% 2% 1% 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 63% 30% 6% 1% < 1% 1,973
Several times a year 54% 37% 7% 1% < 1% 984
Seldom/never 55% 34% 8% 2% < 1% 9,867
Don't know 84% 9% 2% 1% 5% 465

Attendance at religious services among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 61% 27% 11% 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 42% 44% 15% < 1% 1,973
Several times a year 34% 51% 15% < 1% 984
Seldom/never 34% 42% 23% < 1% 9,867
Don't know 58% 24% 11% 7% 465

Frequency of prayer among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 84% 11% 2% 3% 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 59% 24% 9% 8% 1% 1,973
Several times a year 53% 25% 11% 10% 1% 984
Seldom/never 54% 22% 8% 16% 1% 9,867
Don't know 73% 9% 4% 3% 11% 465

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 46% 12% 9% 33% 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 24% 18% 12% 46% < 1% 1,973
Several times a year 15% 11% 20% 55% < 1% 984
Seldom/never 19% 9% 9% 63% < 1% 9,867
Don't know 40% 9% 7% 33% 10% 465

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 81% 10% 4% 4% 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 58% 24% 10% 7% 1% 1,973
Several times a year 46% 19% 24% 10% 1% 984
Seldom/never 52% 18% 12% 17% 1% 9,867
Don't know 66% 7% 4% 8% 15% 465

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 58% 14% 9% 17% 2% 11,759
Once or twice a month 40% 23% 16% 20% 1% 1,973
Several times a year 34% 18% 24% 23% 1% 984
Seldom/never 32% 16% 15% 35% 1% 9,867
Don't know 41% 9% 11% 18% 20% 465

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 53% 7% 32% 5% 3% 11,759
Once or twice a month 37% 9% 43% 8% 2% 1,973
Several times a year 33% 10% 47% 8% 2% 984
Seldom/never 34% 7% 50% 6% 2% 9,867
Don't know 58% 4% 24% 4% 10% 465

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say…

Frequency of meditation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 42% 55% 2% 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 35% 64% 1% 1% 1,973
Several times a year 33% 64% 1% 1% 984
Seldom/never 36% 62% 1% 1% 9,867
Don't know 44% 49% 3% 4% 465

Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 64% 10% 6% 19% 1% 11,759
Once or twice a month 33% 22% 13% 31% < 1% 1,973
Several times a year 22% 12% 29% 37% < 1% 984
Seldom/never 28% 12% 10% 50% 1% 9,867
Don't know 54% 10% 6% 15% 14% 465

Interpreting scripture among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 48% 29% 4% 13% 6% 11,759
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 2% 22% 8% 1,973
Several times a year 29% 37% 2% 24% 7% 984
Seldom/never 32% 36% 3% 23% 7% 9,867
Don't know 51% 19% 8% 9% 13% 465

Belief in Heaven among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 86% 8% 6% 11,759
Once or twice a month 86% 9% 6% 1,973
Several times a year 84% 10% 6% 984
Seldom/never 85% 9% 6% 9,867
Don't know 75% 11% 14% 465

Belief in Hell among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 72% 20% 8% 11,759
Once or twice a month 67% 25% 7% 1,973
Several times a year 64% 26% 11% 984
Seldom/never 70% 22% 7% 9,867
Don't know 63% 17% 20% 465

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 42% 18% 40% 11,759
Once or twice a month 39% 15% 46% 1,973
Several times a year 37% 16% 47% 984
Seldom/never 46% 16% 38% 9,867
Don't know 40% 28% 32% 465

Political ideology among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 46% 30% 18% 6% 11,759
Once or twice a month 39% 36% 20% 5% 1,973
Several times a year 33% 39% 23% 5% 984
Seldom/never 42% 34% 18% 6% 9,867
Don't know 45% 19% 16% 20% 465

Views about size of government among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 53% 40% 3% 4% 11,759
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 3% 3% 1,973
Several times a year 52% 42% 3% 3% 984
Seldom/never 57% 37% 2% 3% 9,867
Don't know 52% 34% 4% 10% 465

Views about government aid to the poor among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 46% 47% 5% 2% 11,759
Once or twice a month 45% 51% 3% 1% 1,973
Several times a year 47% 47% 5% 2% 984
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 2% 9,867
Don't know 50% 38% 4% 9% 465

Views about abortion among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 39% 56% 5% 11,759
Once or twice a month 53% 44% 3% 1,973
Several times a year 53% 44% 3% 984
Seldom/never 50% 47% 3% 9,867
Don't know 29% 59% 12% 465

Views about homosexuality among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 46% 45% 5% 4% 11,759
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 4% 3% 1,973
Several times a year 63% 30% 4% 3% 984
Seldom/never 61% 32% 4% 3% 9,867
Don't know 33% 50% 7% 10% 465

Views about same-sex marriage among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 36% 55% 9% 11,759
Once or twice a month 52% 41% 7% 1,973
Several times a year 50% 43% 7% 984
Seldom/never 51% 42% 7% 9,867
Don't know 23% 56% 21% 465

Views about environmental regulation among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say…

Frequency of meditation Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 42% 52% 3% 4% 11,759
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,973
Several times a year 40% 55% 2% 3% 984
Seldom/never 43% 52% 2% 2% 9,867
Don't know 50% 34% 5% 12% 465

Views about human evolution among Christians by frequency of meditation

% of Christians who say humans…

Frequency of meditation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,759. 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.
At least once a week 16% 28% 3% 48% 6% 11,759
Once or twice a month 26% 31% 5% 35% 4% 1,973
Several times a year 29% 30% 4% 32% 5% 984
Seldom/never 25% 30% 3% 37% 4% 9,867
Don't know 10% 15% 9% 48% 18% 465