Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among college graduates

% of college graduates 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 = 8,798. 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 58% 16% 11% 14% 1% 8,798

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 college graduates by religious group

% of college graduates 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 55% 19% 14% 11% 1% 1,788
Evangelical Protestant 78% 12% 5% 4% < 1% 1,870
Historically Black Protestant 76% 10% 6% 7% 1% 289
Jewish 37% 15% 18% 28% 2% 294
Mainline Protestant 56% 21% 12% 11% 1% 1,673
Mormon 84% 10% 4% 1% 1% 212
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 18% 12% 26% 2% 2,071

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,068. 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% 40% 28% 16% 5,068
Once or twice a month 21% 44% 25% 10% 1,365
Several times a year 24% 40% 24% 11% 872
Seldom/never 24% 38% 23% 16% 1,183
Don't know 25% 30% 15% 31% 113

Generational cohort among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,068. 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 6% 17% 32% 34% 9% 1% 5,068
Once or twice a month 10% 21% 34% 29% 6% < 1% 1,365
Several times a year 10% 23% 32% 29% 6% < 1% 872
Seldom/never 10% 21% 30% 27% 10% 1% 1,183
Don't know 11% 22% 21% 23% 21% 3% 113

Gender composition among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,191. 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% 58% 5,191
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 1,391
Several times a year 52% 48% 891
Seldom/never 64% 36% 1,202
Don't know 50% 50% 123

Racial and ethnic composition among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,097. 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 72% 10% 5% 9% 4% 5,097
Once or twice a month 78% 4% 7% 8% 3% 1,377
Several times a year 76% 4% 10% 7% 2% 883
Seldom/never 79% 4% 8% 6% 2% 1,184
Don't know 74% 15% 3% 5% 4% 118

Immigrant status among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,163. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 12% 10% 78% 5,163
Once or twice a month 13% 12% 75% 1,379
Several times a year 14% 12% 75% 884
Seldom/never 14% 12% 74% 1,192
Don't know 22% 12% 67% 123

Income distribution among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 4,578. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 17% 36% 32% 4,578
Once or twice a month 12% 18% 35% 34% 1,257
Several times a year 13% 17% 34% 37% 814
Seldom/never 14% 17% 35% 34% 1,072

Marital status among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,158. 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% 6% 10% 4% 17% 5,158
Once or twice a month 58% 8% 8% 2% 24% 1,387
Several times a year 59% 6% 7% 3% 24% 885
Seldom/never 51% 9% 10% 3% 28% 1,194
Don't know 43% 8% 14% 6% 28% 121

Parent of children under 18 among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,173. 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 34% 66% 5,173
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 1,386
Several times a year 31% 69% 891
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,199
Don't know 13% 87% 122

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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 72% 14% 3% < 1% 8% 2% 5,191
Once or twice a month 49% 26% 7% < 1% 15% 3% 1,391
Several times a year 39% 33% 9% < 1% 16% 3% 891
Seldom/never 20% 26% 15% 1% 33% 5% 1,202
Don't know 40% 12% 5% 5% 21% 16% 123

Importance of religion in one's life among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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 63% 19% 8% 9% 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 33% 36% 17% 14% < 1% 1,391
Several times a year 24% 40% 22% 14% 1% 891
Seldom/never 10% 28% 27% 34% 1% 1,202
Don't know 33% 10% 20% 31% 5% 123

Attendance at religious services among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 29% 21% < 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 25% 43% 31% < 1% 1,391
Several times a year 18% 46% 36% 1% 891
Seldom/never 8% 30% 61% < 1% 1,202
Don't know 30% 23% 41% 6% 123

Frequency of prayer among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,191. 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 68% 12% 3% 16% 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 38% 22% 9% 30% < 1% 1,391
Several times a year 26% 24% 11% 39% 1% 891
Seldom/never 13% 10% 8% 68% 1% 1,202
Don't know 28% 11% 2% 45% 14% 123

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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 34% 9% 9% 47% 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 11% 9% 9% 72% < 1% 1,391
Several times a year 6% 5% 12% 76% 1% 891
Seldom/never 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 1,202
Don't know 15% 3% 8% 63% 11% 123

Frequency of meditation among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 8% 4% 34% 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 27% 13% 8% 51% 1% 1,391
Several times a year 18% 8% 11% 61% 1% 891
Seldom/never 14% 7% 5% 74% 1% 1,202
Don't know 33% 5% 4% 40% 18% 123

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 16% 10% 15% 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 38% 29% 16% 17% 1% 1,391
Several times a year 24% 20% 34% 21% < 1% 891
Seldom/never 29% 13% 18% 40% < 1% 1,202
Don't know 37% 11% 16% 22% 15% 123

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 12% 34% 8% 3% 5,191
Once or twice a month 19% 17% 48% 13% 2% 1,391
Several times a year 13% 15% 56% 14% 2% 891
Seldom/never 6% 19% 52% 21% 1% 1,202
Don't know 20% 15% 35% 19% 12% 123

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 57% 1% 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 29% 70% 1% < 1% 1,391
Several times a year 26% 72% 1% 1% 891
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,202
Don't know 27% 67% 3% 3% 123

Frequency of reading scripture among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 8% 36% 1% 5,191
Once or twice a month 17% 13% 9% 60% < 1% 1,391
Several times a year 9% 6% 14% 71% < 1% 891
Seldom/never 4% 5% 6% 85% < 1% 1,202
Don't know 22% 4% 7% 55% 12% 123

Interpreting scripture among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 32% 3% 32% 7% 5,191
Once or twice a month 12% 32% 2% 50% 5% 1,391
Several times a year 10% 26% 1% 57% 6% 891
Seldom/never 5% 13% < 1% 74% 7% 1,202
Don't know 15% 10% 4% 44% 26% 123

Belief in Heaven among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,191. 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% 5,191
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 8% 1,391
Several times a year 57% 35% 8% 891
Seldom/never 38% 53% 9% 1,202
Don't know 37% 39% 23% 123

Belief in Hell among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,191. 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% 36% 8% 5,191
Once or twice a month 47% 45% 8% 1,391
Several times a year 40% 53% 7% 891
Seldom/never 26% 66% 8% 1,202
Don't know 29% 49% 22% 123

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,191. 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% 13% 42% 5,191
Once or twice a month 40% 11% 49% 1,391
Several times a year 35% 12% 53% 891
Seldom/never 30% 13% 57% 1,202
Don't know 24% 30% 46% 123

Political ideology among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,191. 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% 33% 23% 3% 5,191
Once or twice a month 27% 38% 32% 3% 1,391
Several times a year 26% 42% 29% 3% 891
Seldom/never 20% 38% 40% 3% 1,202
Don't know 22% 32% 28% 19% 123

Views about size of government among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 34% 3% 3% 5,191
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 3% 3% 1,391
Several times a year 56% 39% 2% 3% 891
Seldom/never 52% 42% 3% 3% 1,202
Don't know 40% 44% 7% 9% 123

Views about government aid to the poor among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 47% 4% 2% 5,191
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 4% 2% 1,391
Several times a year 41% 55% 2% 1% 891
Seldom/never 39% 56% 4% 1% 1,202
Don't know 36% 48% 8% 7% 123

Views about abortion among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 44% 4% 5,191
Once or twice a month 68% 30% 2% 1,391
Several times a year 70% 27% 2% 891
Seldom/never 81% 16% 3% 1,202
Don't know 58% 31% 11% 123

Views about homosexuality among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 32% 4% 3% 5,191
Once or twice a month 78% 17% 3% 2% 1,391
Several times a year 80% 15% 3% 2% 891
Seldom/never 86% 10% 1% 2% 1,202
Don't know 65% 18% 10% 8% 123

Views about same-sex marriage among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,191. 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% 40% 6% 5,191
Once or twice a month 72% 23% 5% 1,391
Several times a year 76% 19% 5% 891
Seldom/never 81% 16% 4% 1,202
Don't know 62% 23% 14% 123

Views about environmental regulation among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 59% 3% 2% 5,191
Once or twice a month 29% 69% 2% 1% 1,391
Several times a year 30% 67% 1% 2% 891
Seldom/never 25% 72% 1% 1% 1,202
Don't know 26% 57% 8% 9% 123

Views about human evolution among college graduates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of college graduates 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 = 5,191. 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% 27% 4% 34% 4% 5,191
Once or twice a month 49% 26% 5% 19% 2% 1,391
Several times a year 54% 26% 5% 14% 2% 891
Seldom/never 71% 13% 4% 11% 2% 1,202
Don't know 44% 11% 15% 24% 7% 123