Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate several times a year

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 1,534. 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 41% 20% 25% 13% 1% 1,534
2007 35% 19% 31% 13% 2% 1,517

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate several times a year by religious group

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 40% 21% 27% 12% 1% 350
Evangelical Protestant 50% 17% 22% 8% 1% 243
Mainline Protestant 47% 23% 20% 9% 1% 304
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 21% 28% 19% 1% 418

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 622. 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 23% 34% 26% 16% 622
Once or twice a month 23% 39% 24% 15% 322
Several times a year 30% 33% 22% 15% 353
Seldom/never 20% 36% 24% 20% 198

Generational cohort among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 622. 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% 14% 29% 31% 10% 1% 622
Once or twice a month 14% 17% 31% 28% 10% 1% 322
Several times a year 20% 17% 26% 27% 9% < 1% 353
Seldom/never 12% 14% 30% 30% 13% 1% 198

Gender composition among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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% 49% 632
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 327
Several times a year 55% 45% 357
Seldom/never 59% 41% 201

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 626. 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 66% 11% 6% 15% 3% 626
Once or twice a month 73% 7% 4% 11% 6% 323
Several times a year 59% 10% 8% 21% 2% 355
Seldom/never 70% 11% 4% 12% 3% 198

Immigrant status among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 627. 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% 10% 71% 627
Once or twice a month 16% 10% 73% 322
Several times a year 21% 13% 66% 352
Seldom/never 13% 9% 77% 200

Income distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 553. 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% 18% 31% 24% 553
Once or twice a month 28% 23% 25% 24% 296
Several times a year 35% 18% 26% 20% 317
Seldom/never 43% 19% 21% 18% 177

Educational distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 630. 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% 31% 22% 13% 630
Once or twice a month 29% 29% 26% 16% 324
Several times a year 44% 25% 19% 12% 356
Seldom/never 41% 26% 20% 13% 200

Marital status among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 630. 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% 8% 12% 5% 23% 630
Once or twice a month 47% 10% 11% 4% 28% 326
Several times a year 44% 10% 9% 3% 33% 355
Seldom/never 36% 13% 15% 6% 31% 200

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 632. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 71% 632
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 327
Several times a year 29% 71% 356
Seldom/never 19% 81% 200

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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 66% 18% 5% 1% 9% 2% 632
Once or twice a month 48% 28% 8% < 1% 13% 4% 327
Several times a year 44% 34% 8% < 1% 10% 3% 357
Seldom/never 28% 30% 19% < 1% 20% 4% 201

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 25% 11% 9% < 1% 632
Once or twice a month 30% 41% 12% 17% < 1% 327
Several times a year 33% 40% 16% 10% 1% 357
Seldom/never 14% 40% 26% 20% < 1% 201

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 40% 25% < 1% 632
Once or twice a month 21% 46% 33% < 1% 327
Several times a year 17% 52% 31% < 1% 357
Seldom/never 11% 41% 48% < 1% 201

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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% 18% 6% 20% 1% 632
Once or twice a month 29% 29% 9% 32% 1% 327
Several times a year 31% 21% 19% 29% < 1% 357
Seldom/never 16% 19% 9% 55% 1% 201

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 11% 17% 55% < 1% 632
Once or twice a month 6% 11% 12% 71% < 1% 327
Several times a year 7% 4% 22% 67% < 1% 357
Seldom/never 3% 2% 10% 84% 1% 201

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 17% 17% 16% 1% 632
Once or twice a month 42% 23% 21% 14% < 1% 327
Several times a year 26% 17% 39% 17% < 1% 357
Seldom/never 29% 12% 23% 36% < 1% 201

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 13% 42% 9% 2% 632
Once or twice a month 19% 17% 50% 12% 2% 327
Several times a year 20% 10% 57% 12% 1% 357
Seldom/never 6% 15% 63% 15% 1% 201

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 64% 1% 1% 632
Once or twice a month 25% 74% 1% < 1% 327
Several times a year 23% 74% 1% 2% 357
Seldom/never 18% 81% < 1% < 1% 201

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 24% 40% 1% 632
Once or twice a month 13% 12% 22% 52% < 1% 327
Several times a year 10% 9% 28% 53% 1% 357
Seldom/never 6% 4% 13% 77% < 1% 201

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 29% 2% 34% 7% 632
Once or twice a month 15% 30% 1% 45% 9% 327
Several times a year 24% 26% 1% 45% 5% 357
Seldom/never 9% 22% 2% 60% 7% 201

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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% 21% 7% 632
Once or twice a month 60% 33% 7% 327
Several times a year 66% 29% 5% 357
Seldom/never 51% 39% 10% 201

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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% 34% 10% 632
Once or twice a month 42% 47% 10% 327
Several times a year 48% 44% 8% 357
Seldom/never 34% 54% 12% 201

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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% 15% 48% 632
Once or twice a month 28% 14% 58% 327
Several times a year 27% 16% 56% 357
Seldom/never 22% 17% 61% 201

Political ideology among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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% 38% 26% 3% 632
Once or twice a month 17% 44% 36% 3% 327
Several times a year 25% 42% 30% 3% 357
Seldom/never 18% 35% 37% 11% 201

Views about size of government among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 39% 2% 5% 632
Once or twice a month 49% 48% 2% 1% 327
Several times a year 44% 51% 2% 3% 357
Seldom/never 44% 44% 7% 5% 201

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 46% 5% 2% 632
Once or twice a month 37% 56% 5% 2% 327
Several times a year 39% 56% 4% 1% 357
Seldom/never 30% 63% 5% 3% 201

Views about abortion among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 42% 2% 632
Once or twice a month 69% 28% 3% 327
Several times a year 63% 35% 2% 357
Seldom/never 78% 19% 3% 201

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 27% 4% 4% 632
Once or twice a month 78% 18% 3% 1% 327
Several times a year 69% 26% 3% 2% 357
Seldom/never 75% 20% 2% 3% 201

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 632. 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% 41% 6% 632
Once or twice a month 71% 24% 5% 327
Several times a year 59% 37% 4% 357
Seldom/never 71% 25% 5% 201

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 62% 1% 3% 632
Once or twice a month 27% 67% 4% 2% 327
Several times a year 35% 61% 3% 2% 357
Seldom/never 32% 63% 2% 2% 201

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 632. 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% 27% 4% 30% 4% 632
Once or twice a month 49% 20% 7% 21% 2% 327
Several times a year 45% 26% 2% 23% 4% 357
Seldom/never 57% 15% 3% 20% 4% 201