Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Hell

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 19,167. 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 65% 14% 8% 11% 1% 19,167
2007 57% 14% 12% 14% 3% 20,461

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Hell by religious group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 59% 18% 11% 12% 1% 4,475
Evangelical Protestant 76% 12% 6% 6% 1% 6,978
Historically Black Protestant 74% 11% 6% 7% 1% 1,557
Jewish 52% 13% 12% 23% < 1% 144
Mainline Protestant 59% 18% 10% 11% 1% 3,327
Mormon 83% 7% 4% 6% 1% 381
Muslim 65% 14% 8% 9% 4% 173
Orthodox Christian 57% 24% 11% 8% < 1% 101
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 45% 15% 11% 27% 2% 1,699

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 12,642. 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 18% 34% 28% 20% 12,642
Once or twice a month 29% 37% 23% 11% 2,623
Several times a year 25% 38% 25% 11% 1,539
Seldom/never 26% 33% 27% 14% 1,813
Don't know 19% 32% 18% 31% 197

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 12,642. 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 11% 13% 28% 34% 13% 1% 12,642
Once or twice a month 19% 17% 30% 27% 7% 1% 2,623
Several times a year 16% 16% 31% 28% 7% 1% 1,539
Seldom/never 16% 17% 27% 31% 9% 1% 1,813
Don't know 11% 12% 27% 27% 21% 1% 197

Gender composition among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 12,896. 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% 56% 12,896
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 2,663
Several times a year 52% 48% 1,558
Seldom/never 60% 40% 1,841
Don't know 51% 49% 209

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 12,735. 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 62% 16% 2% 15% 4% 12,735
Once or twice a month 65% 12% 3% 16% 3% 2,628
Several times a year 66% 11% 5% 16% 2% 1,544
Seldom/never 65% 12% 4% 15% 4% 1,829
Don't know 67% 10% 5% 13% 5% 205

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 12,730. 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% 8% 78% 12,730
Once or twice a month 14% 10% 76% 2,632
Several times a year 16% 10% 74% 1,535
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 1,800
Don't know 19% 9% 72% 196

Income distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 11,137. 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% 22% 26% 15% 11,137
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 28% 16% 2,386
Several times a year 36% 18% 28% 18% 1,401
Seldom/never 45% 21% 21% 13% 1,591
Don't know 43% 20% 23% 13% 135

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 12,822. 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% 34% 14% 8% 12,822
Once or twice a month 44% 33% 15% 8% 2,652
Several times a year 46% 32% 14% 8% 1,554
Seldom/never 59% 27% 9% 5% 1,831
Don't know 58% 26% 10% 6% 203

Marital status among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 12,842. 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 52% 6% 14% 8% 21% 12,842
Once or twice a month 47% 8% 12% 4% 30% 2,659
Several times a year 49% 7% 11% 5% 29% 1,555
Seldom/never 39% 9% 15% 6% 30% 1,831
Don't know 45% 4% 10% 12% 29% 206

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 12,841. 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 30% 70% 12,841
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 2,655
Several times a year 34% 66% 1,556
Seldom/never 30% 70% 1,835
Don't know 27% 73% 207

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 12,896
Once or twice a month 73% 23% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 2,663
Several times a year 65% 28% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 50% 34% 10% 1% 4% 2% 1,841
Don't know 73% 17% 1% 6% 1% 3% 209

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 12,896
Once or twice a month 54% 38% 7% 2% < 1% 2,663
Several times a year 43% 44% 11% 3% < 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 32% 42% 18% 7% < 1% 1,841
Don't know 64% 22% 8% 3% 3% 209

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 29% 13% 1% 12,896
Once or twice a month 32% 47% 20% < 1% 2,663
Several times a year 22% 50% 27% < 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 17% 37% 46% < 1% 1,841
Don't know 35% 37% 22% 6% 209

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,896. 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% 3% 4% < 1% 12,896
Once or twice a month 55% 26% 8% 11% < 1% 2,663
Several times a year 44% 27% 11% 18% 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 33% 19% 12% 36% 1% 1,841
Don't know 57% 17% 8% 9% 9% 209

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 13% 9% 34% 1% 12,896
Once or twice a month 15% 15% 11% 58% < 1% 2,663
Several times a year 11% 9% 14% 65% < 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 9% 5% 5% 81% < 1% 1,841
Don't know 29% 4% 7% 54% 7% 209

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 7% 3% 34% 2% 12,896
Once or twice a month 28% 13% 4% 53% 1% 2,663
Several times a year 21% 7% 10% 61% 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 17% 5% 3% 74% 2% 1,841
Don't know 28% 4% 2% 47% 19% 209

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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 52% 15% 9% 22% 2% 12,896
Once or twice a month 34% 23% 18% 25% < 1% 2,663
Several times a year 22% 17% 31% 29% 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 22% 10% 12% 54% 1% 1,841
Don't know 20% 18% 9% 28% 24% 209

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 6% 33% 4% 2% 12,896
Once or twice a month 33% 9% 50% 7% 1% 2,663
Several times a year 26% 9% 54% 9% 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 18% 10% 60% 10% 2% 1,841
Don't know 33% 7% 39% 10% 11% 209

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 53% 2% 1% 12,896
Once or twice a month 33% 66% 1% 1% 2,663
Several times a year 33% 65% 1% 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 26% 72% 1% 1% 1,841
Don't know 30% 58% 4% 8% 209

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 12,896
Once or twice a month 28% 19% 12% 41% < 1% 2,663
Several times a year 17% 12% 18% 53% < 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 12% 8% 7% 73% < 1% 1,841
Don't know 31% 9% 9% 35% 17% 209

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 30% 4% 10% 5% 12,896
Once or twice a month 32% 40% 2% 19% 6% 2,663
Several times a year 28% 39% 3% 23% 6% 1,558
Seldom/never 27% 31% 2% 33% 7% 1,841
Don't know 34% 14% 14% 18% 19% 209

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,896. 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 95% 2% 3% 12,896
Once or twice a month 96% 2% 2% 2,663
Several times a year 96% 2% 2% 1,558
Seldom/never 94% 4% 2% 1,841
Don't know 89% 5% 7% 209

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 12,896. 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% 16% 38% 12,896
Once or twice a month 46% 15% 39% 2,663
Several times a year 43% 16% 42% 1,558
Seldom/never 36% 22% 42% 1,841
Don't know 33% 35% 31% 209

Political ideology among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,896. 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% 16% 5% 12,896
Once or twice a month 42% 35% 17% 6% 2,663
Several times a year 36% 39% 20% 5% 1,558
Seldom/never 31% 36% 23% 9% 1,841
Don't know 37% 17% 10% 36% 209

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 39% 3% 3% 12,896
Once or twice a month 54% 42% 2% 3% 2,663
Several times a year 50% 45% 2% 2% 1,558
Seldom/never 49% 45% 2% 4% 1,841
Don't know 45% 37% 5% 12% 209

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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 50% 44% 4% 2% 12,896
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 3% 2% 2,663
Several times a year 50% 45% 3% 1% 1,558
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 2% 1,841
Don't know 48% 37% 8% 7% 209

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 59% 4% 12,896
Once or twice a month 50% 48% 3% 2,663
Several times a year 53% 43% 4% 1,558
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 1,841
Don't know 39% 45% 15% 209

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 47% 5% 4% 12,896
Once or twice a month 62% 32% 4% 3% 2,663
Several times a year 66% 28% 3% 3% 1,558
Seldom/never 63% 31% 3% 3% 1,841
Don't know 42% 39% 10% 9% 209

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,896. 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 35% 58% 7% 12,896
Once or twice a month 52% 41% 7% 2,663
Several times a year 55% 38% 8% 1,558
Seldom/never 54% 37% 9% 1,841
Don't know 34% 48% 18% 209

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 50% 2% 3% 12,896
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 2% 2% 2,663
Several times a year 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,558
Seldom/never 44% 51% 2% 3% 1,841
Don't know 42% 36% 3% 18% 209

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 12,896. 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% 50% 4% 12,896
Once or twice a month 24% 33% 3% 36% 3% 2,663
Several times a year 29% 32% 4% 31% 4% 1,558
Seldom/never 34% 26% 4% 31% 5% 1,841
Don't know 13% 18% 11% 39% 19% 209