Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 6,792. 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 43% 20% 15% 21% 1% 6,792
2007 30% 18% 18% 31% 3% 5,816

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 46% 19% 15% 19% 1% 1,854
Evangelical Protestant 46% 19% 15% 19% 1% 827
Historically Black Protestant 54% 17% 14% 12% 3% 175
Jewish 35% 23% 20% 22% 1% 231
Mainline Protestant 38% 23% 17% 21% 1% 1,550
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 19% 14% 28% 1% 1,614

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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 24% 35% 25% 16% 2,847
Once or twice a month 31% 34% 22% 13% 1,339
Several times a year 23% 38% 25% 14% 1,038
Seldom/never 21% 38% 26% 15% 1,365

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,847. 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% 16% 29% 30% 10% 1% 2,847
Once or twice a month 20% 18% 27% 26% 8% 1% 1,339
Several times a year 14% 17% 31% 31% 8% 1% 1,038
Seldom/never 13% 16% 31% 30% 10% 1% 1,365

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. 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% 52% 2,907
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 1,362
Several times a year 51% 49% 1,054
Seldom/never 62% 38% 1,381

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,880. 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% 8% 4% 27% 4% 2,880
Once or twice a month 71% 7% 4% 15% 3% 1,354
Several times a year 70% 6% 6% 16% 2% 1,045
Seldom/never 76% 5% 4% 12% 3% 1,369

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,870. 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 26% 10% 63% 2,870
Once or twice a month 14% 12% 74% 1,344
Several times a year 19% 10% 71% 1,044
Seldom/never 12% 9% 79% 1,362

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,550. 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% 19% 24% 19% 2,550
Once or twice a month 31% 20% 27% 22% 1,212
Several times a year 28% 18% 28% 25% 947
Seldom/never 34% 22% 25% 19% 1,213

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,890. 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% 29% 16% 12% 2,890
Once or twice a month 37% 32% 18% 13% 1,356
Several times a year 37% 28% 20% 15% 1,048
Seldom/never 49% 29% 14% 8% 1,379

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,897. 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% 10% 13% 6% 26% 2,897
Once or twice a month 46% 10% 10% 3% 31% 1,359
Several times a year 52% 10% 10% 4% 24% 1,053
Seldom/never 46% 11% 13% 5% 24% 1,370

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,900. 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 31% 69% 2,900
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 1,356
Several times a year 31% 69% 1,054
Seldom/never 30% 70% 1,376

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 40% 14% 7% 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 21% 54% 19% 6% < 1% 1,362
Several times a year 19% 54% 21% 5% < 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 13% 48% 30% 9% 1% 1,381

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 40% 32% < 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 17% 50% 33% < 1% 1,362
Several times a year 13% 52% 34% < 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 9% 35% 55% < 1% 1,381

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. 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% 23% 8% 20% 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 30% 30% 15% 24% < 1% 1,362
Several times a year 25% 30% 16% 29% < 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 18% 19% 14% 49% 1% 1,381

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 10% 8% 64% < 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 7% 8% 8% 77% < 1% 1,362
Several times a year 6% 7% 12% 75% < 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 3% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 1,381

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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% 11% 4% 38% 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 25% 17% 6% 51% 1% 1,362
Several times a year 16% 11% 12% 59% 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 14% 8% 4% 73% 1% 1,381

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 15% 11% 14% 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 39% 25% 17% 19% < 1% 1,362
Several times a year 25% 20% 32% 23% 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 22% 12% 17% 47% 1% 1,381

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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 21% 15% 49% 12% 3% 2,907
Once or twice a month 13% 16% 59% 12% 1% 1,362
Several times a year 10% 12% 62% 15% 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 8% 12% 68% 11% 2% 1,381

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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 25% 72% 1% 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,362
Several times a year 23% 76% 1% < 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,381

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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 24% 12% 10% 53% < 1% 2,907
Once or twice a month 12% 13% 10% 65% < 1% 1,362
Several times a year 9% 10% 14% 68% < 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 5% 4% 7% 83% < 1% 1,381

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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% 24% 2% 46% 8% 2,907
Once or twice a month 12% 32% 1% 48% 8% 1,362
Several times a year 10% 31% 1% 47% 10% 1,054
Seldom/never 11% 28% 1% 52% 8% 1,381

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. 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 70% 22% 8% 2,907
Once or twice a month 72% 20% 8% 1,362
Several times a year 69% 21% 10% 1,054
Seldom/never 70% 22% 9% 1,381

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. 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% 42% 9% 2,907
Once or twice a month 50% 41% 9% 1,362
Several times a year 47% 42% 11% 1,054
Seldom/never 50% 42% 8% 1,381

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 20% 52% 2,907
Once or twice a month 35% 18% 47% 1,362
Several times a year 36% 15% 49% 1,054
Seldom/never 38% 20% 42% 1,381

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. 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 26% 38% 32% 5% 2,907
Once or twice a month 27% 41% 27% 5% 1,362
Several times a year 23% 43% 30% 3% 1,054
Seldom/never 28% 38% 26% 7% 1,381

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 52% 3% 3% 2,907
Once or twice a month 51% 43% 2% 3% 1,362
Several times a year 51% 44% 3% 2% 1,054
Seldom/never 56% 40% 2% 3% 1,381

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 55% 4% 2% 2,907
Once or twice a month 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,362
Several times a year 43% 54% 3% 1% 1,054
Seldom/never 47% 48% 3% 2% 1,381

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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% 36% 4% 2,907
Once or twice a month 66% 31% 3% 1,362
Several times a year 68% 28% 3% 1,054
Seldom/never 68% 29% 4% 1,381

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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% 18% 3% 2% 2,907
Once or twice a month 80% 14% 3% 3% 1,362
Several times a year 82% 14% 2% 2% 1,054
Seldom/never 74% 20% 3% 3% 1,381

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,907. 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 67% 25% 8% 2,907
Once or twice a month 73% 22% 6% 1,362
Several times a year 71% 22% 7% 1,054
Seldom/never 66% 26% 8% 1,381

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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% 62% 2% 3% 2,907
Once or twice a month 31% 65% 2% 2% 1,362
Several times a year 34% 63% 2% 2% 1,054
Seldom/never 38% 57% 2% 3% 1,381

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,907. 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% 27% 6% 21% 4% 2,907
Once or twice a month 48% 24% 5% 20% 3% 1,362
Several times a year 49% 29% 5% 16% 2% 1,054
Seldom/never 49% 22% 5% 20% 4% 1,381