Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Generation X

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 7,303. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 15% 10% 15% 1% 7,303
2007 49% 15% 14% 19% 2% 8,092

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Generation X by religious group

% of adults in Generation X 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 56% 19% 12% 13% 1% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 73% 13% 7% 6% 1% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 75% 11% 7% 7% < 1% 450
Jewish 33% 17% 15% 35% < 1% 140
Mainline Protestant 53% 20% 13% 13% 1% 1,044
Mormon 77% 12% 6% 4% 1% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 41% 14% 13% 31% 2% 1,764

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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% 100% < 1% < 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,154
Several times a year < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 785
Seldom/never < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,111

Gender composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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% 55% 4,175
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 1,154
Several times a year 50% 50% 785
Seldom/never 63% 37% 1,111

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,123. 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 57% 15% 3% 21% 5% 4,123
Once or twice a month 68% 9% 4% 15% 3% 1,136
Several times a year 69% 8% 7% 14% 2% 777
Seldom/never 72% 8% 4% 14% 3% 1,103

Immigrant status among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,133. 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% 8% 72% 4,133
Once or twice a month 18% 8% 74% 1,146
Several times a year 20% 6% 74% 772
Seldom/never 16% 9% 75% 1,094

Income distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 3,827. 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% 20% 28% 22% 3,827
Once or twice a month 26% 19% 29% 26% 1,076
Several times a year 23% 17% 29% 30% 733
Seldom/never 29% 19% 28% 23% 1,036

Educational distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,162. 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% 31% 19% 13% 4,162
Once or twice a month 34% 29% 22% 15% 1,152
Several times a year 34% 30% 19% 17% 783
Seldom/never 44% 28% 16% 13% 1,108

Marital status among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,167. 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 60% 8% 16% 1% 15% 4,167
Once or twice a month 60% 8% 14% 2% 16% 1,154
Several times a year 59% 8% 14% 1% 18% 783
Seldom/never 53% 11% 14% 1% 21% 1,109

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,158. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 40% 4,158
Once or twice a month 62% 38% 1,151
Several times a year 56% 44% 785
Seldom/never 51% 49% 1,106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 15% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 61% 24% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 1,154
Several times a year 50% 31% 8% 1% 8% 2% 785
Seldom/never 29% 31% 12% < 1% 24% 4% 1,111

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 68% 18% 7% 7% 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 45% 36% 9% 10% < 1% 1,154
Several times a year 31% 37% 20% 12% 1% 785
Seldom/never 18% 32% 22% 27% < 1% 1,111

Attendance at religious services among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 32% 22% < 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 26% 45% 28% < 1% 1,154
Several times a year 16% 46% 38% 1% 785
Seldom/never 9% 30% 61% < 1% 1,111

Frequency of prayer among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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% 13% 3% 12% 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 49% 24% 7% 20% < 1% 1,154
Several times a year 36% 22% 11% 30% 1% 785
Seldom/never 19% 13% 10% 57% 1% 1,111

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 12% 8% 44% < 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 16% 12% 8% 64% < 1% 1,154
Several times a year 8% 7% 13% 72% < 1% 785
Seldom/never 6% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 1,111

Frequency of meditation among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 8% 3% 36% 2% 4,175
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 6% 50% 1% 1,154
Several times a year 18% 9% 9% 62% 1% 785
Seldom/never 16% 5% 4% 73% 1% 1,111

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 16% 9% 21% 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 36% 24% 15% 24% < 1% 1,154
Several times a year 24% 15% 32% 28% 1% 785
Seldom/never 25% 12% 15% 48% < 1% 1,111

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 9% 37% 8% 3% 4,175
Once or twice a month 26% 13% 51% 9% 2% 1,154
Several times a year 19% 11% 57% 12% 1% 785
Seldom/never 12% 11% 61% 15% 2% 1,111

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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 39% 58% 1% 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 32% 66% 1% 1% 1,154
Several times a year 29% 70% < 1% 1% 785
Seldom/never 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,111

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 11% 8% 30% < 1% 4,175
Once or twice a month 25% 16% 11% 48% < 1% 1,154
Several times a year 11% 11% 16% 62% < 1% 785
Seldom/never 7% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 1,111

Interpreting scripture among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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 40% 27% 3% 24% 6% 4,175
Once or twice a month 25% 31% 2% 35% 6% 1,154
Several times a year 22% 30% 2% 39% 8% 785
Seldom/never 15% 18% < 1% 58% 9% 1,111

Belief in Heaven among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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% 15% 7% 4,175
Once or twice a month 75% 19% 6% 1,154
Several times a year 70% 23% 7% 785
Seldom/never 53% 40% 7% 1,111

Belief in Hell among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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% 27% 7% 4,175
Once or twice a month 60% 33% 7% 1,154
Several times a year 53% 37% 9% 785
Seldom/never 39% 52% 9% 1,111

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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 39% 21% 41% 4,175
Once or twice a month 36% 18% 46% 1,154
Several times a year 37% 15% 48% 785
Seldom/never 31% 22% 47% 1,111

Political ideology among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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% 22% 5% 4,175
Once or twice a month 33% 37% 24% 5% 1,154
Several times a year 25% 41% 27% 7% 785
Seldom/never 24% 35% 33% 8% 1,111

Views about size of government among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 3% 4% 4,175
Once or twice a month 53% 43% 2% 2% 1,154
Several times a year 54% 40% 3% 3% 785
Seldom/never 50% 43% 3% 3% 1,111

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 48% 5% 2% 4,175
Once or twice a month 47% 49% 3% 1% 1,154
Several times a year 49% 47% 3% 1% 785
Seldom/never 43% 52% 3% 1% 1,111

Views about abortion among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 48% 4% 4,175
Once or twice a month 59% 39% 3% 1,154
Several times a year 65% 31% 4% 785
Seldom/never 67% 29% 4% 1,111

Views about homosexuality among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 36% 5% 4% 4,175
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 5% 3% 1,154
Several times a year 74% 20% 3% 3% 785
Seldom/never 74% 20% 3% 3% 1,111

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,175. 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% 45% 8% 4,175
Once or twice a month 60% 32% 8% 1,154
Several times a year 66% 28% 7% 785
Seldom/never 67% 25% 8% 1,111

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 57% 3% 2% 4,175
Once or twice a month 33% 64% 2% 1% 1,154
Several times a year 34% 60% 3% 3% 785
Seldom/never 35% 61% 2% 2% 1,111

Views about human evolution among adults in Generation X by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 4,175. 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% 26% 3% 42% 4% 4,175
Once or twice a month 36% 27% 3% 31% 3% 1,154
Several times a year 41% 28% 5% 24% 3% 785
Seldom/never 55% 15% 5% 23% 2% 1,111