Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 15,172. 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 44% 17% 12% 26% 1% 15,172
2007 36% 15% 16% 30% 3% 15,447

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 seldom or never meditate by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 42% 19% 15% 23% 1% 3,119
Evangelical Protestant 64% 15% 9% 11% 1% 3,202
Historically Black Protestant 60% 16% 11% 13% < 1% 538
Jewish 29% 16% 15% 39% 1% 487
Mainline Protestant 42% 20% 15% 21% 1% 2,679
Mormon 69% 10% 5% 15% < 1% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 15% 11% 44% 2% 4,330

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 25% 36% 26% 12% 6,492
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 22% 10% 2,491
Several times a year 24% 39% 25% 11% 1,870
Seldom/never 28% 33% 23% 15% 3,839
Don't know 20% 32% 22% 26% 211

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,492. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 16% 29% 31% 7% 1% 6,492
Once or twice a month 23% 18% 27% 26% 6% < 1% 2,491
Several times a year 16% 15% 33% 29% 7% < 1% 1,870
Seldom/never 18% 17% 26% 28% 9% 1% 3,839
Don't know 14% 14% 24% 32% 15% 1% 211

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 6,625
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 2,523
Several times a year 53% 47% 1,897
Seldom/never 63% 37% 3,901
Don't know 56% 44% 226

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,540. 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% 11% 3% 12% 4% 6,540
Once or twice a month 74% 9% 4% 10% 3% 2,499
Several times a year 74% 7% 6% 11% 2% 1,883
Seldom/never 75% 6% 5% 11% 3% 3,863
Don't know 78% 6% 7% 5% 4% 213

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,542. 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% 10% 80% 6,542
Once or twice a month 11% 10% 79% 2,501
Several times a year 14% 11% 76% 1,868
Seldom/never 11% 13% 76% 3,847
Don't know 13% 8% 79% 218

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,757. 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% 21% 28% 20% 5,757
Once or twice a month 30% 20% 29% 22% 2,272
Several times a year 25% 19% 30% 25% 1,695
Seldom/never 34% 21% 27% 19% 3,436
Don't know 33% 14% 33% 20% 159

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,584. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 34% 17% 9% 6,584
Once or twice a month 39% 32% 19% 11% 2,515
Several times a year 38% 30% 20% 13% 1,890
Seldom/never 48% 28% 14% 9% 3,883
Don't know 40% 35% 14% 10% 222

Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,598. 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% 11% 5% 25% 6,598
Once or twice a month 46% 8% 10% 3% 33% 2,520
Several times a year 50% 7% 10% 4% 28% 1,895
Seldom/never 42% 9% 12% 5% 33% 3,884
Don't know 51% 4% 9% 7% 29% 225

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,598. 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 33% 67% 6,598
Once or twice a month 32% 68% 2,514
Several times a year 31% 69% 1,894
Seldom/never 26% 74% 3,887
Don't know 26% 74% 225

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 16% 3% 1% 7% 2% 6,625
Once or twice a month 54% 26% 6% < 1% 11% 2% 2,523
Several times a year 47% 31% 9% < 1% 10% 2% 1,897
Seldom/never 27% 26% 13% 1% 28% 5% 3,901
Don't know 47% 14% 4% 6% 18% 12% 226

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 22% 8% 9% < 1% 6,625
Once or twice a month 34% 40% 14% 12% < 1% 2,523
Several times a year 26% 43% 20% 11% < 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 14% 31% 25% 29% < 1% 3,901
Don't know 36% 22% 13% 25% 3% 226

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 35% 27% < 1% 6,625
Once or twice a month 20% 45% 34% < 1% 2,523
Several times a year 13% 47% 39% < 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 7% 29% 64% < 1% 3,901
Don't know 20% 32% 43% 5% 226

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 16% 5% 18% 1% 6,625
Once or twice a month 35% 25% 9% 29% < 1% 2,523
Several times a year 28% 24% 11% 37% 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 15% 12% 9% 64% < 1% 3,901
Don't know 33% 15% 8% 38% 6% 226

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 10% 9% 58% < 1% 6,625
Once or twice a month 8% 8% 8% 76% < 1% 2,523
Several times a year 5% 5% 9% 80% < 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 4% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 3,901
Don't know 11% 3% 6% 77% 4% 226

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 15% 11% 28% 1% 6,625
Once or twice a month 32% 26% 16% 25% < 1% 2,523
Several times a year 21% 17% 30% 31% < 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 23% 13% 15% 49% 1% 3,901
Don't know 30% 14% 12% 31% 13% 226

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 8% 44% 8% 3% 6,625
Once or twice a month 21% 12% 55% 10% 1% 2,523
Several times a year 18% 11% 59% 11% 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 9% 12% 62% 16% 1% 3,901
Don't know 15% 7% 56% 12% 11% 226

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 61% 1% 1% 6,625
Once or twice a month 27% 72% 1% < 1% 2,523
Several times a year 28% 71% 1% < 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 3,901
Don't know 24% 65% 7% 3% 226

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 11% 8% 44% 1% 6,625
Once or twice a month 14% 13% 10% 62% < 1% 2,523
Several times a year 7% 9% 13% 71% < 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 4% 4% 4% 87% < 1% 3,901
Don't know 18% 7% 7% 60% 8% 226

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 30% 3% 26% 6% 6,625
Once or twice a month 19% 34% 2% 39% 6% 2,523
Several times a year 16% 33% 1% 42% 7% 1,897
Seldom/never 12% 19% 1% 60% 8% 3,901
Don't know 18% 13% 9% 43% 16% 226

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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 78% 16% 6% 6,625
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 6% 2,523
Several times a year 70% 22% 8% 1,897
Seldom/never 50% 42% 8% 3,901
Don't know 56% 26% 18% 226

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 28% 7% 6,625
Once or twice a month 58% 34% 7% 2,523
Several times a year 54% 38% 8% 1,897
Seldom/never 39% 53% 8% 3,901
Don't know 49% 38% 13% 226

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 17% 40% 6,625
Once or twice a month 40% 15% 45% 2,523
Several times a year 38% 16% 46% 1,897
Seldom/never 32% 22% 46% 3,901
Don't know 28% 31% 41% 226

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 20% 6% 6,625
Once or twice a month 33% 37% 25% 5% 2,523
Several times a year 29% 41% 25% 5% 1,897
Seldom/never 26% 35% 31% 8% 3,901
Don't know 24% 25% 21% 30% 226

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 2% 3% 6,625
Once or twice a month 52% 42% 2% 3% 2,523
Several times a year 53% 42% 3% 3% 1,897
Seldom/never 51% 43% 2% 4% 3,901
Don't know 45% 38% 7% 10% 226

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 45% 4% 2% 6,625
Once or twice a month 47% 50% 2% 1% 2,523
Several times a year 45% 50% 4% 1% 1,897
Seldom/never 44% 51% 3% 2% 3,901
Don't know 41% 44% 11% 5% 226

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 47% 4% 6,625
Once or twice a month 60% 38% 3% 2,523
Several times a year 64% 33% 3% 1,897
Seldom/never 69% 28% 4% 3,901
Don't know 52% 35% 13% 226

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 33% 4% 3% 6,625
Once or twice a month 74% 21% 3% 2% 2,523
Several times a year 76% 19% 3% 3% 1,897
Seldom/never 75% 19% 3% 3% 3,901
Don't know 60% 22% 10% 7% 226

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 41% 7% 6,625
Once or twice a month 65% 30% 6% 2,523
Several times a year 67% 26% 7% 1,897
Seldom/never 69% 24% 7% 3,901
Don't know 56% 29% 15% 226

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 54% 2% 3% 6,625
Once or twice a month 35% 62% 2% 1% 2,523
Several times a year 37% 59% 2% 2% 1,897
Seldom/never 36% 60% 2% 3% 3,901
Don't know 39% 47% 3% 11% 226

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,625. 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% 27% 3% 39% 4% 6,625
Once or twice a month 40% 27% 4% 26% 2% 2,523
Several times a year 44% 26% 3% 23% 3% 1,897
Seldom/never 56% 17% 4% 19% 4% 3,901
Don't know 37% 12% 13% 28% 9% 226