Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 41% 30% 18% 11% 1,170
Evangelical Protestant 43% 35% 14% 8% 954
Historically Black Protestant 51% 36% 8% 4% 209
Jewish 15% 20% 25% 40% 150
Mainline Protestant 33% 30% 22% 14% 1,035
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 34% 20% 11% 1,189

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,385. 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.
High school or less 31% 31% 23% 16% 1,385
Some college 36% 33% 22% 9% 1,336
College 21% 44% 25% 10% 1,365
Post-graduate degree 14% 47% 23% 16% 916

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,385. 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.
High school or less 23% 12% 26% 27% 11% 1% 1,385
Some college 25% 19% 25% 25% 5% < 1% 1,336
College 10% 21% 34% 29% 6% < 1% 1,365
Post-graduate degree 3% 21% 37% 30% 9% < 1% 916

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 51% 49% 1,399
Some college 50% 50% 1,350
College 51% 49% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 49% 51% 934

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,384. 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.
High school or less 59% 14% 2% 21% 4% 1,384
Some college 70% 12% 3% 11% 4% 1,335
College 78% 4% 7% 8% 3% 1,377
Post-graduate degree 80% 5% 9% 4% 2% 915

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,370. 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.
High school or less 17% 10% 74% 1,370
Some college 11% 11% 78% 1,336
College 13% 12% 75% 1,379
Post-graduate degree 14% 11% 75% 931

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,210. 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.
High school or less 50% 23% 19% 8% 1,210
Some college 32% 22% 31% 16% 1,232
College 12% 18% 35% 34% 1,257
Post-graduate degree 8% 11% 31% 50% 859

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 38% 9% 13% 6% 34% 1,399
Some college 41% 9% 13% 3% 34% 1,347
College 58% 8% 8% 2% 24% 1,387
Post-graduate degree 64% 6% 10% 3% 17% 933

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,397. 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.
High school or less 29% 71% 1,397
Some college 30% 70% 1,345
College 35% 65% 1,386
Post-graduate degree 35% 65% 932

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say they…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 63% 26% 6% 1% 4% 1% 1,399
Some college 57% 26% 5% < 1% 10% 1% 1,350
College 49% 26% 7% < 1% 15% 3% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 45% 29% 9% < 1% 13% 4% 934

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 48% 35% 9% 7% < 1% 1,399
Some college 38% 37% 13% 11% < 1% 1,350
College 33% 36% 17% 14% < 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 37% 34% 14% 14% < 1% 934

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 26% 43% 31% < 1% 1,399
Some college 21% 47% 32% < 1% 1,350
College 25% 43% 31% < 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 30% 41% 28% < 1% 934

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 48% 25% 9% 18% 1% 1,399
Some college 43% 23% 8% 26% 1% 1,350
College 38% 22% 9% 30% < 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 38% 22% 9% 30% < 1% 934

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 14% 14% 9% 63% 1% 1,399
Some college 11% 11% 9% 68% 1% 1,350
College 11% 9% 9% 72% < 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 11% 10% 12% 67% < 1% 934

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 29% 13% 4% 53% 1% 1,399
Some college 27% 16% 5% 51% 1% 1,350
College 27% 13% 8% 51% 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 31% 15% 8% 46% 1% 934

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 37% 21% 14% 28% 1% 1,399
Some college 40% 26% 16% 18% < 1% 1,350
College 38% 29% 16% 17% 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 39% 28% 22% 11% < 1% 934

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 27% 9% 55% 8% 1% 1,399
Some college 22% 16% 52% 8% 2% 1,350
College 19% 17% 48% 13% 2% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 21% 19% 42% 16% 2% 934

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 27% 71% 1% 2% 1,399
Some college 27% 71% 1% < 1% 1,350
College 29% 70% 1% < 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 29% 70% 1% < 1% 934

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 26% 15% 12% 46% < 1% 1,399
Some college 20% 15% 10% 54% < 1% 1,350
College 17% 13% 9% 60% < 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 15% 15% 10% 59% < 1% 934

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 35% 31% 2% 26% 6% 1,399
Some college 19% 34% 2% 38% 8% 1,350
College 12% 32% 2% 50% 5% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 7% 30% 1% 55% 7% 934

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 80% 14% 6% 1,399
Some college 73% 22% 5% 1,350
College 62% 30% 8% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 57% 36% 8% 934

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 66% 28% 6% 1,399
Some college 59% 34% 7% 1,350
College 47% 45% 8% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 36% 54% 10% 934

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 36% 20% 44% 1,399
Some college 39% 16% 45% 1,350
College 40% 11% 49% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 31% 10% 59% 934

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 39% 32% 23% 7% 1,399
Some college 32% 38% 24% 6% 1,350
College 27% 38% 32% 3% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 20% 41% 38% 2% 934

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 46% 48% 2% 3% 1,399
Some college 56% 39% 3% 3% 1,350
College 55% 40% 3% 3% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 48% 48% 3% 2% 934

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 44% 50% 3% 3% 1,399
Some college 47% 48% 3% 1% 1,350
College 43% 52% 4% 2% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 31% 65% 3% 1% 934

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 49% 47% 4% 1,399
Some college 62% 34% 3% 1,350
College 68% 30% 2% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 74% 25% 1% 934

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 63% 30% 4% 3% 1,399
Some college 72% 22% 4% 2% 1,350
College 78% 17% 3% 2% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 83% 14% 2% 1% 934

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 52% 40% 8% 1,399
Some college 65% 30% 6% 1,350
College 72% 23% 5% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 79% 17% 4% 934

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 43% 52% 2% 3% 1,399
Some college 32% 64% 2% 2% 1,350
College 29% 69% 2% 1% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 22% 75% 2% 1% 934

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by educational group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say humans…

Educational distribution 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 = 1,399. 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.
High school or less 32% 24% 3% 36% 5% 1,399
Some college 35% 30% 4% 28% 2% 1,350
College 49% 26% 5% 19% 2% 1,391
Post-graduate degree 53% 27% 4% 14% 1% 934