Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 21,904. 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 71% 13% 7% 8% 1% 21,904
2007 61% 13% 11% 11% 3% 25,667

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 65% 16% 9% 9% 1% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 79% 11% 5% 4% 1% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 76% 11% 6% 7% 1% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 84% 5% 5% 4% 2% 221
Jewish 61% 14% 10% 14% 1% 277
Mainline Protestant 65% 17% 8% 8% 1% 3,989
Mormon 88% 6% 3% 2% 1% 576
Muslim 68% 13% 7% 8% 4% 192
Orthodox Christian 64% 23% 8% 5% < 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 58% 14% 9% 17% 2% 1,805

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,574. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 33% 30% 21% 15,574
Once or twice a month 23% 38% 26% 14% 2,722
Several times a year 22% 38% 27% 13% 1,442
Seldom/never 20% 32% 29% 19% 1,452
Don't know 12% 35% 20% 34% 234

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,574. 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 10% 12% 27% 35% 14% 1% 15,574
Once or twice a month 14% 16% 31% 30% 9% < 1% 2,722
Several times a year 14% 13% 32% 32% 8% 1% 1,442
Seldom/never 11% 14% 26% 34% 13% 1% 1,452
Don't know 6% 9% 31% 30% 22% 1% 234

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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% 59% 15,943
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 2,761
Several times a year 48% 52% 1,463
Seldom/never 55% 45% 1,485
Don't know 45% 55% 252

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,681. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 16% 2% 14% 4% 15,681
Once or twice a month 65% 14% 3% 14% 3% 2,720
Several times a year 65% 13% 4% 15% 3% 1,446
Seldom/never 62% 16% 2% 16% 4% 1,466
Don't know 65% 11% 5% 13% 6% 246

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,753. 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 13% 8% 79% 15,753
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 77% 2,728
Several times a year 14% 9% 77% 1,445
Seldom/never 13% 12% 75% 1,450
Don't know 21% 8% 71% 238

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 13,665. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 22% 27% 16% 13,665
Once or twice a month 34% 21% 27% 17% 2,479
Several times a year 35% 19% 27% 18% 1,307
Seldom/never 47% 21% 21% 11% 1,263
Don't know 46% 17% 24% 13% 156

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,843. 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% 34% 16% 9% 15,843
Once or twice a month 42% 32% 16% 9% 2,755
Several times a year 44% 32% 15% 9% 1,456
Seldom/never 57% 27% 10% 6% 1,472
Don't know 56% 25% 12% 6% 246

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,863. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 5% 14% 8% 19% 15,863
Once or twice a month 49% 7% 13% 5% 26% 2,758
Several times a year 49% 6% 12% 6% 28% 1,458
Seldom/never 39% 8% 17% 9% 27% 1,477
Don't know 49% 4% 9% 14% 24% 248

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 15,874. 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 29% 71% 15,874
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 2,752
Several times a year 33% 67% 1,461
Seldom/never 28% 72% 1,482
Don't know 28% 72% 250

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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 82% 13% 2% 2% 1% 15,943
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 4% 2% < 1% 2,761
Several times a year 51% 39% 7% 2% 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 46% 40% 9% 5% < 1% 1,485
Don't know 74% 17% 4% 3% 3% 252

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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% 28% 14% 1% 15,943
Once or twice a month 35% 46% 19% < 1% 2,761
Several times a year 24% 50% 25% < 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 22% 38% 40% < 1% 1,485
Don't know 43% 30% 19% 8% 252

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 83% 12% 2% 3% 1% 15,943
Once or twice a month 61% 25% 6% 8% 1% 2,761
Several times a year 51% 26% 9% 13% 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 43% 21% 9% 25% 2% 1,485
Don't know 66% 11% 4% 8% 11% 252

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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% 12% 9% 36% 1% 15,943
Once or twice a month 18% 15% 12% 55% < 1% 2,761
Several times a year 12% 9% 14% 65% < 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 12% 4% 6% 77% < 1% 1,485
Don't know 30% 5% 8% 50% 7% 252

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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% 2% 15,943
Once or twice a month 32% 12% 5% 49% 1% 2,761
Several times a year 23% 8% 10% 58% 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 22% 5% 3% 68% 2% 1,485
Don't know 32% 2% 3% 41% 23% 252

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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 54% 15% 9% 21% 2% 15,943
Once or twice a month 34% 24% 16% 25% 1% 2,761
Several times a year 24% 15% 29% 32% 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 26% 8% 11% 54% 1% 1,485
Don't know 23% 16% 9% 26% 26% 252

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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 54% 6% 33% 4% 3% 15,943
Once or twice a month 35% 9% 49% 6% 2% 2,761
Several times a year 29% 8% 55% 7% 2% 1,463
Seldom/never 25% 10% 55% 8% 2% 1,485
Don't know 36% 4% 40% 8% 12% 252

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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% 54% 2% 1% 15,943
Once or twice a month 33% 65% 1% 1% 2,761
Several times a year 32% 66% 1% 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 28% 70% 2% 1% 1,485
Don't know 36% 52% 4% 7% 252

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 11% 7% 21% 1% 15,943
Once or twice a month 31% 19% 13% 37% < 1% 2,761
Several times a year 19% 14% 18% 49% < 1% 1,463
Seldom/never 18% 9% 6% 66% 1% 1,485
Don't know 41% 10% 8% 27% 14% 252

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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% 30% 4% 12% 6% 15,943
Once or twice a month 33% 40% 3% 18% 6% 2,761
Several times a year 31% 38% 4% 21% 6% 1,463
Seldom/never 32% 32% 2% 25% 9% 1,485
Don't know 37% 19% 14% 10% 20% 252

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 87% 7% 6% 15,943
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 4% 2,761
Several times a year 88% 8% 4% 1,463
Seldom/never 82% 12% 6% 1,485
Don't know 81% 9% 10% 252

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 74% 19% 8% 15,943
Once or twice a month 73% 21% 6% 2,761
Several times a year 70% 24% 6% 1,463
Seldom/never 65% 26% 9% 1,485
Don't know 67% 19% 14% 252

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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% 18% 38% 15,943
Once or twice a month 44% 16% 40% 2,761
Several times a year 41% 16% 43% 1,463
Seldom/never 34% 23% 44% 1,485
Don't know 32% 39% 29% 252

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 30% 16% 6% 15,943
Once or twice a month 41% 35% 18% 6% 2,761
Several times a year 38% 37% 20% 6% 1,463
Seldom/never 32% 33% 24% 10% 1,485
Don't know 38% 20% 10% 33% 252

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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 56% 37% 3% 4% 15,943
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 2% 3% 2,761
Several times a year 52% 42% 2% 4% 1,463
Seldom/never 47% 46% 3% 4% 1,485
Don't know 43% 38% 6% 13% 252

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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% 45% 4% 2% 15,943
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 4% 2% 2,761
Several times a year 48% 47% 4% 2% 1,463
Seldom/never 44% 49% 3% 3% 1,485
Don't know 46% 39% 6% 9% 252

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 56% 5% 15,943
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 3% 2,761
Several times a year 52% 43% 5% 1,463
Seldom/never 51% 44% 5% 1,485
Don't know 36% 51% 13% 252

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 45% 5% 4% 15,943
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 4% 3% 2,761
Several times a year 62% 30% 4% 4% 1,463
Seldom/never 59% 33% 4% 4% 1,485
Don't know 36% 44% 10% 10% 252

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 37% 55% 8% 15,943
Once or twice a month 51% 42% 7% 2,761
Several times a year 52% 40% 9% 1,463
Seldom/never 48% 42% 9% 1,485
Don't know 29% 50% 21% 252

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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% 51% 3% 3% 15,943
Once or twice a month 41% 55% 2% 3% 2,761
Several times a year 41% 53% 3% 3% 1,463
Seldom/never 44% 50% 3% 3% 1,485
Don't know 37% 40% 5% 18% 252

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 15,943. 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 14% 29% 3% 49% 5% 15,943
Once or twice a month 20% 34% 4% 38% 4% 2,761
Several times a year 23% 33% 4% 35% 4% 1,463
Seldom/never 26% 29% 4% 35% 6% 1,485
Don't know 12% 16% 9% 40% 23% 252