Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baby Boomers

% of baby Boomers 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 = 13,049. 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 62% 13% 9% 14% 1% 13,049
2007 55% 13% 12% 16% 3% 13,662

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 baby Boomers by religious group

% of baby Boomers 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 = 107. 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.
Buddhist 59% 15% 12% 14% < 1% 107
Catholic 58% 15% 11% 15% 1% 2,905
Evangelical Protestant 77% 11% 5% 6% 1% 3,416
Historically Black Protestant 75% 10% 6% 8% 2% 749
Jewish 43% 19% 14% 23% 1% 330
Mainline Protestant 58% 15% 11% 14% 1% 2,435
Mormon 86% 6% 3% 4% 1% 214
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 13% 11% 32% 2% 2,281

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. 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 < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 8,193
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 1,758
Several times a year < 1% < 1% 85% 15% 1,165
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 83% 17% 1,759
Don't know < 1% < 1% 71% 29% 174

Gender composition among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. 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% 8,193
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 1,758
Several times a year 53% 47% 1,165
Seldom/never 65% 35% 1,759
Don't know 55% 45% 174

Racial and ethnic composition among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,063. 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 71% 13% 2% 11% 4% 8,063
Once or twice a month 77% 9% 2% 8% 4% 1,734
Several times a year 78% 7% 4% 9% 2% 1,154
Seldom/never 78% 7% 3% 9% 3% 1,734
Don't know 71% 10% 3% 14% 3% 166

Immigrant status among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,119. 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% 6% 83% 8,119
Once or twice a month 11% 7% 82% 1,743
Several times a year 13% 8% 79% 1,157
Seldom/never 11% 8% 81% 1,740
Don't know 17% 8% 75% 170

Income distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 7,237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 19% 28% 20% 7,237
Once or twice a month 27% 19% 28% 26% 1,607
Several times a year 25% 18% 33% 25% 1,051
Seldom/never 37% 17% 24% 22% 1,556
Don't know 40% 14% 27% 19% 119

Educational distribution among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,167. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 31% 17% 11% 8,167
Once or twice a month 37% 30% 20% 13% 1,755
Several times a year 40% 28% 19% 14% 1,161
Seldom/never 49% 26% 14% 11% 1,755
Don't know 52% 29% 11% 8% 172

Marital status among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,161. 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% 4% 19% 7% 9% 8,161
Once or twice a month 61% 5% 20% 5% 9% 1,757
Several times a year 64% 5% 17% 5% 8% 1,163
Seldom/never 53% 8% 21% 7% 12% 1,748
Don't know 58% 2% 17% 7% 16% 170

Parent of children under 18 among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,178. 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 13% 87% 8,178
Once or twice a month 15% 85% 1,755
Several times a year 14% 86% 1,164
Seldom/never 12% 88% 1,756
Don't know 6% 94% 174

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 13% 2% 1% 3% 1% 8,193
Once or twice a month 63% 25% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 1,758
Several times a year 52% 33% 6% < 1% 6% 2% 1,165
Seldom/never 37% 29% 10% 1% 19% 4% 1,759
Don't know 48% 19% 3% 8% 12% 10% 174

Importance of religion in one's life among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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 74% 16% 4% 5% 1% 8,193
Once or twice a month 44% 37% 10% 7% 1% 1,758
Several times a year 34% 42% 15% 8% 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 22% 33% 22% 22% < 1% 1,759
Don't know 44% 25% 9% 15% 7% 174

Attendance at religious services among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 30% 20% 1% 8,193
Once or twice a month 27% 44% 29% < 1% 1,758
Several times a year 18% 45% 37% < 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 10% 31% 59% < 1% 1,759
Don't know 30% 27% 32% 11% 174

Frequency of prayer among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 13% 3% 8% 1% 8,193
Once or twice a month 47% 25% 9% 18% 1% 1,758
Several times a year 37% 25% 10% 28% 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 25% 14% 9% 51% 1% 1,759
Don't know 46% 13% 4% 23% 14% 174

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

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 10% 9% 44% 1% 8,193
Once or twice a month 12% 10% 10% 68% 1% 1,758
Several times a year 8% 6% 8% 78% < 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 5% 2% 3% 89% < 1% 1,759
Don't know 17% 6% 3% 64% 10% 174

Frequency of meditation among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 7% 3% 31% 2% 8,193
Once or twice a month 31% 14% 6% 49% 1% 1,758
Several times a year 21% 8% 11% 59% 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 17% 5% 4% 74% 1% 1,759
Don't know 28% 5% 2% 44% 21% 174

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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 59% 13% 8% 18% 2% 8,193
Once or twice a month 36% 24% 17% 22% 1% 1,758
Several times a year 27% 16% 30% 26% < 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 25% 12% 14% 48% 1% 1,759
Don't know 28% 7% 8% 26% 31% 174

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 7% 36% 5% 3% 8,193
Once or twice a month 26% 11% 52% 9% 2% 1,758
Several times a year 21% 11% 57% 9% 2% 1,165
Seldom/never 12% 10% 64% 11% 2% 1,759
Don't know 22% 13% 46% 5% 14% 174

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 54% 2% 1% 8,193
Once or twice a month 34% 65% 1% < 1% 1,758
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 27% 71% 1% 1% 1,759
Don't know 29% 55% 6% 10% 174

Frequency of reading scripture among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 10% 7% 30% 1% 8,193
Once or twice a month 22% 14% 11% 53% < 1% 1,758
Several times a year 14% 8% 13% 65% < 1% 1,165
Seldom/never 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 1,759
Don't know 26% 6% 4% 48% 15% 174

Interpreting scripture among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 26% 3% 21% 7% 8,193
Once or twice a month 24% 32% 2% 34% 8% 1,758
Several times a year 18% 30% 3% 42% 7% 1,165
Seldom/never 17% 20% 2% 53% 8% 1,759
Don't know 28% 13% 10% 30% 20% 174

Belief in Heaven among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. 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 79% 14% 7% 8,193
Once or twice a month 74% 19% 7% 1,758
Several times a year 71% 21% 8% 1,165
Seldom/never 55% 36% 9% 1,759
Don't know 59% 21% 20% 174

Belief in Hell among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. 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% 8% 8,193
Once or twice a month 55% 36% 9% 1,758
Several times a year 51% 40% 10% 1,165
Seldom/never 43% 47% 10% 1,759
Don't know 41% 36% 23% 174

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. 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% 15% 43% 8,193
Once or twice a month 41% 13% 46% 1,758
Several times a year 39% 14% 47% 1,165
Seldom/never 33% 19% 48% 1,759
Don't know 24% 37% 39% 174

Political ideology among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. 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% 30% 20% 5% 8,193
Once or twice a month 38% 35% 24% 3% 1,758
Several times a year 36% 36% 25% 3% 1,165
Seldom/never 31% 33% 29% 8% 1,759
Don't know 28% 21% 24% 27% 174

Views about size of government among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 37% 4% 3% 8,193
Once or twice a month 55% 39% 3% 3% 1,758
Several times a year 56% 36% 3% 5% 1,165
Seldom/never 52% 41% 3% 4% 1,759
Don't know 46% 35% 7% 12% 174

Views about government aid to the poor among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 8,193
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 4% 2% 1,758
Several times a year 43% 51% 4% 2% 1,165
Seldom/never 42% 52% 3% 2% 1,759
Don't know 38% 45% 8% 9% 174

Views about abortion among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 49% 4% 8,193
Once or twice a month 63% 33% 4% 1,758
Several times a year 64% 32% 4% 1,165
Seldom/never 70% 26% 4% 1,759
Don't know 45% 37% 18% 174

Views about homosexuality among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 41% 5% 4% 8,193
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 4% 3% 1,758
Several times a year 69% 23% 4% 4% 1,165
Seldom/never 68% 26% 3% 3% 1,759
Don't know 50% 28% 9% 13% 174

Views about same-sex marriage among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,193. 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% 51% 8% 8,193
Once or twice a month 56% 37% 7% 1,758
Several times a year 57% 35% 8% 1,165
Seldom/never 57% 34% 9% 1,759
Don't know 42% 35% 23% 174

Views about environmental regulation among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. 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% 52% 3% 3% 8,193
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,758
Several times a year 40% 56% 2% 2% 1,165
Seldom/never 40% 56% 1% 3% 1,759
Don't know 34% 43% 4% 18% 174

Views about human evolution among baby Boomers by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of baby Boomers 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 = 8,193. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 27% 4% 45% 4% 8,193
Once or twice a month 34% 30% 4% 28% 3% 1,758
Several times a year 37% 29% 5% 25% 4% 1,165
Seldom/never 48% 20% 4% 23% 4% 1,759
Don't know 29% 9% 16% 30% 17% 174