Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 50-64 year olds

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

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 = 10,296. 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 63% 13% 9% 14% 1% 10,296
2007 57% 13% 12% 15% 3% 10,484

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 50-64 year olds by religious group

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 57% 16% 11% 15% 1% 2,277
Evangelical Protestant 77% 11% 6% 7% < 1% 2,758
Historically Black Protestant 73% 11% 6% 9% 2% 622
Jewish 46% 19% 14% 20% 1% 236
Mainline Protestant 59% 15% 11% 14% 1% 1,819
Mormon 84% 7% 3% 5% 1% 168
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 43% 13% 11% 31% 2% 1,838

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,392
Several times a year < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 930
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,368
Don't know < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 114

Gender composition among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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% 6,492
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 1,392
Several times a year 52% 48% 930
Seldom/never 65% 35% 1,368
Don't know 57% 43% 114

Racial and ethnic composition among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,382. 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 69% 13% 2% 12% 4% 6,382
Once or twice a month 76% 9% 2% 9% 4% 1,374
Several times a year 77% 8% 4% 9% 2% 924
Seldom/never 76% 8% 3% 9% 4% 1,348
Don't know 68% 12% 3% 13% 3% 107

Immigrant status among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,433. 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% 6% 82% 6,433
Once or twice a month 12% 7% 81% 1,380
Several times a year 14% 7% 79% 924
Seldom/never 11% 7% 81% 1,355
Don't know 17% 9% 74% 110

Income distribution among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,759. 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 32% 19% 28% 21% 5,759
Once or twice a month 27% 18% 28% 27% 1,289
Several times a year 25% 17% 33% 25% 841
Seldom/never 37% 17% 24% 21% 1,227

Educational distribution among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,468. 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 41% 31% 17% 11% 6,468
Once or twice a month 37% 31% 20% 12% 1,390
Several times a year 40% 28% 18% 14% 926
Seldom/never 51% 26% 14% 10% 1,364
Don't know 51% 31% 10% 8% 113

Marital status among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,466. 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% 4% 20% 5% 9% 6,466
Once or twice a month 60% 5% 21% 4% 10% 1,391
Several times a year 64% 6% 17% 4% 9% 928
Seldom/never 52% 8% 21% 6% 13% 1,359
Don't know 52% 3% 19% 8% 18% 110

Parent of children under 18 among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,478. 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 15% 85% 6,478
Once or twice a month 17% 83% 1,390
Several times a year 16% 84% 929
Seldom/never 14% 86% 1,365
Don't know 8% 92% 114

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 6,492. 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 80% 13% 2% 1% 3% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 63% 25% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 1,392
Several times a year 53% 32% 6% < 1% 6% 2% 930
Seldom/never 37% 29% 10% 1% 19% 4% 1,368
Don't know 45% 19% 3% 8% 13% 12% 114

Importance of religion in one's life among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 73% 16% 4% 5% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 45% 37% 11% 7% 1% 1,392
Several times a year 34% 43% 15% 7% < 1% 930
Seldom/never 25% 33% 21% 21% < 1% 1,368
Don't know 44% 24% 8% 18% 7% 114

Attendance at religious services among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 49% 30% 20% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 26% 45% 29% < 1% 1,392
Several times a year 18% 46% 36% < 1% 930
Seldom/never 10% 32% 58% < 1% 1,368
Don't know 31% 23% 36% 11% 114

Frequency of prayer among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 76% 13% 3% 8% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 47% 25% 9% 18% 1% 1,392
Several times a year 38% 24% 10% 27% < 1% 930
Seldom/never 26% 15% 9% 50% 1% 1,368
Don't know 43% 13% 5% 25% 15% 114

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 38% 9% 8% 43% < 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 12% 10% 10% 68% < 1% 1,392
Several times a year 8% 5% 9% 78% < 1% 930
Seldom/never 5% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 1,368
Don't know 15% 4% 2% 68% 11% 114

Frequency of meditation among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 57% 7% 3% 32% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 31% 13% 6% 49% 1% 1,392
Several times a year 20% 9% 10% 60% 1% 930
Seldom/never 17% 5% 4% 74% 1% 1,368
Don't know 25% 6% < 1% 44% 25% 114

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 59% 13% 8% 18% 2% 6,492
Once or twice a month 35% 26% 17% 22% < 1% 1,392
Several times a year 26% 17% 30% 27% < 1% 930
Seldom/never 25% 12% 14% 48% 1% 1,368
Don't know 24% 8% 10% 28% 30% 114

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 49% 7% 36% 5% 3% 6,492
Once or twice a month 26% 12% 51% 9% 2% 1,392
Several times a year 21% 11% 57% 9% 2% 930
Seldom/never 13% 10% 63% 12% 2% 1,368
Don't know 19% 11% 51% 5% 14% 114

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 6,492. 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% 55% 2% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 35% 64% 1% < 1% 1,392
Several times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 930
Seldom/never 26% 71% 1% 1% 1,368
Don't know 26% 59% 5% 10% 114

Frequency of reading scripture among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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% 10% 7% 30% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 22% 14% 11% 52% < 1% 1,392
Several times a year 14% 9% 14% 64% < 1% 930
Seldom/never 9% 6% 6% 79% < 1% 1,368
Don't know 22% 7% 3% 53% 15% 114

Interpreting scripture among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 6,492. 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 44% 25% 3% 21% 7% 6,492
Once or twice a month 25% 32% 2% 34% 8% 1,392
Several times a year 19% 30% 3% 41% 6% 930
Seldom/never 19% 20% 2% 51% 8% 1,368
Don't know 21% 11% 12% 34% 22% 114

Belief in Heaven among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 79% 14% 7% 6,492
Once or twice a month 74% 19% 7% 1,392
Several times a year 73% 19% 8% 930
Seldom/never 57% 34% 9% 1,368
Don't know 56% 22% 22% 114

Belief in Hell among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 65% 27% 8% 6,492
Once or twice a month 55% 36% 9% 1,392
Several times a year 54% 37% 10% 930
Seldom/never 45% 46% 9% 1,368
Don't know 39% 35% 26% 114

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 41% 16% 43% 6,492
Once or twice a month 40% 13% 47% 1,392
Several times a year 40% 13% 47% 930
Seldom/never 33% 19% 48% 1,368
Don't know 18% 42% 40% 114

Political ideology among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 45% 30% 20% 5% 6,492
Once or twice a month 38% 35% 24% 3% 1,392
Several times a year 35% 37% 25% 3% 930
Seldom/never 31% 33% 27% 8% 1,368
Don't know 22% 26% 23% 29% 114

Views about size of government among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 55% 38% 4% 3% 6,492
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 3% 3% 1,392
Several times a year 56% 36% 3% 5% 930
Seldom/never 52% 41% 3% 4% 1,368
Don't know 45% 35% 7% 12% 114

Views about government aid to the poor among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 47% 47% 4% 2% 6,492
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 4% 2% 1,392
Several times a year 43% 51% 4% 2% 930
Seldom/never 43% 51% 3% 2% 1,368
Don't know 37% 45% 8% 10% 114

Views about abortion among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 47% 49% 4% 6,492
Once or twice a month 63% 33% 4% 1,392
Several times a year 63% 33% 4% 930
Seldom/never 69% 27% 4% 1,368
Don't know 48% 35% 17% 114

Views about homosexuality among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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 51% 40% 5% 4% 6,492
Once or twice a month 65% 29% 4% 2% 1,392
Several times a year 68% 23% 4% 4% 930
Seldom/never 67% 26% 3% 4% 1,368
Don't know 58% 24% 5% 13% 114

Views about same-sex marriage among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. 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% 50% 8% 6,492
Once or twice a month 56% 37% 7% 1,392
Several times a year 57% 35% 8% 930
Seldom/never 56% 34% 9% 1,368
Don't know 47% 28% 25% 114

Views about environmental regulation among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 6,492. 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% 52% 3% 3% 6,492
Once or twice a month 38% 58% 2% 2% 1,392
Several times a year 40% 55% 2% 2% 930
Seldom/never 41% 55% 1% 3% 1,368
Don't know 29% 49% 4% 18% 114

Views about human evolution among 50-64 year olds by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of 50-64 year olds who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 6,492. 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 20% 28% 3% 45% 4% 6,492
Once or twice a month 33% 31% 4% 28% 3% 1,392
Several times a year 37% 29% 5% 25% 4% 930
Seldom/never 46% 21% 4% 24% 5% 1,368
Don't know 32% 9% 19% 24% 15% 114