Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 54% 25% 13% 8% 955
Evangelical Protestant 52% 34% 9% 5% 507
Historically Black Protestant 61% 28% 9% 2% 136
Jewish 21% 24% 28% 26% 234
Mainline Protestant 47% 25% 16% 11% 773
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 45% 31% 15% 9% 2,345

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,848. 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% 31% 25% 17% 1,848
Some college 33% 33% 21% 13% 1,295
College 24% 38% 23% 16% 1,183
Post-graduate degree 9% 44% 25% 22% 838

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

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

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,848. 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 19% 13% 25% 30% 11% 2% 1,848
Some college 21% 20% 25% 25% 8% 1% 1,295
College 10% 21% 30% 27% 10% 1% 1,183
Post-graduate degree 1% 15% 36% 33% 13% 1% 838

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

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

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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 64% 36% 1,862
Some college 57% 43% 1,312
College 64% 36% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 63% 37% 858

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,848. 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 68% 10% 2% 17% 3% 1,848
Some college 73% 7% 6% 10% 4% 1,293
College 79% 4% 8% 6% 2% 1,184
Post-graduate degree 80% 3% 9% 5% 3% 849

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

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

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,829. 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 13% 11% 76% 1,829
Some college 8% 14% 78% 1,293
College 14% 12% 74% 1,192
Post-graduate degree 21% 12% 67% 849

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,617. 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% 22% 18% 9% 1,617
Some college 32% 23% 30% 15% 1,151
College 14% 17% 35% 34% 1,072
Post-graduate degree 9% 10% 30% 50% 765

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

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

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,850. 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% 10% 15% 8% 33% 1,850
Some college 37% 9% 13% 5% 36% 1,305
College 51% 9% 10% 3% 28% 1,194
Post-graduate degree 64% 8% 10% 3% 15% 855

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

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

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,857. 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 24% 76% 1,857
Some college 26% 74% 1,308
College 26% 74% 1,199
Post-graduate degree 32% 68% 853

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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% 28% 11% 1% 20% 3% 1,862
Some college 28% 26% 12% < 1% 27% 6% 1,312
College 20% 26% 15% 1% 33% 5% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 18% 23% 15% 1% 37% 7% 858

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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% 33% 20% 23% < 1% 1,862
Some college 16% 31% 26% 27% 1% 1,312
College 10% 28% 27% 34% 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 13% 25% 27% 35% 1% 858

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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 12% 28% 60% < 1% 1,862
Some college 9% 31% 59% 1% 1,312
College 8% 30% 61% < 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 8% 34% 58% < 1% 858

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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 24% 14% 9% 54% 1% 1,862
Some college 19% 14% 10% 56% 1% 1,312
College 13% 10% 8% 68% 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 13% 10% 8% 68% 1% 858

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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 7% 3% 4% 86% < 1% 1,862
Some college 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 1,312
College 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 858

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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% 5% 3% 77% 1% 1,862
Some college 17% 6% 3% 72% 1% 1,312
College 14% 7% 5% 74% 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 15% 7% 5% 74% < 1% 858

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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% 11% 12% 53% 1% 1,862
Some college 32% 13% 14% 40% 1% 1,312
College 29% 13% 18% 40% < 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 30% 16% 21% 33% 1% 858

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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 13% 9% 64% 12% 2% 1,862
Some college 10% 13% 62% 13% 2% 1,312
College 6% 19% 52% 21% 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 6% 19% 48% 26% 1% 858

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,862
Some college 21% 76% 2% 1% 1,312
College 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 19% 79% 1% 1% 858

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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 8% 5% 5% 81% < 1% 1,862
Some college 9% 6% 6% 79% < 1% 1,312
College 4% 5% 6% 85% < 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 6% 4% 6% 85% < 1% 858

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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 22% 23% 1% 47% 8% 1,862
Some college 9% 19% 1% 61% 9% 1,312
College 5% 13% < 1% 74% 7% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 2% 12% 1% 79% 6% 858

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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 60% 32% 8% 1,862
Some college 50% 40% 9% 1,312
College 38% 53% 9% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 33% 60% 7% 858

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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% 42% 8% 1,862
Some college 36% 54% 9% 1,312
College 26% 66% 8% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 20% 72% 8% 858

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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% 27% 41% 1,862
Some college 32% 18% 50% 1,312
College 30% 13% 57% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 28% 10% 63% 858

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

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

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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 30% 31% 27% 12% 1,862
Some college 22% 40% 30% 8% 1,312
College 20% 38% 40% 3% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 17% 33% 47% 4% 858

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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 47% 47% 2% 4% 1,862
Some college 54% 38% 3% 4% 1,312
College 52% 42% 3% 3% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 48% 49% 2% 2% 858

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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% 1,862
Some college 43% 53% 3% 1% 1,312
College 39% 56% 4% 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 32% 64% 3% 1% 858

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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% 37% 4% 1,862
Some college 71% 25% 4% 1,312
College 81% 16% 3% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 83% 16% 1% 858

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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 65% 28% 3% 4% 1,862
Some college 77% 16% 4% 3% 1,312
College 86% 10% 1% 2% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 86% 11% 2% 1% 858

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,862. 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 56% 35% 9% 1,862
Some college 71% 22% 7% 1,312
College 81% 16% 4% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 82% 14% 4% 858

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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% 50% 2% 4% 1,862
Some college 32% 64% 2% 2% 1,312
College 25% 72% 1% 1% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 21% 76% 2% 1% 858

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by educational group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,862. 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% 18% 4% 29% 5% 1,862
Some college 56% 20% 5% 16% 4% 1,312
College 71% 13% 4% 11% 2% 1,202
Post-graduate degree 74% 12% 3% 9% 2% 858