Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not too important

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 3,790. 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 32% 17% 15% 34% 1% 3,790
2007 25% 14% 15% 43% 3% 3,114

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not too important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 25% 18% 19% 36% 2% 569
Evangelical Protestant 37% 12% 15% 35% 1% 174
Jewish 26% 16% 12% 47% < 1% 166
Mainline Protestant 33% 16% 19% 31% 1% 596
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 18% 14% 35% 1% 1,924

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,217. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 38% 21% 10% 1,217
Once or twice a month 43% 30% 19% 8% 653
Several times a year 28% 42% 20% 10% 592
Seldom/never 31% 32% 22% 15% 1,224

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,217. 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% 19% 30% 24% 6% < 1% 1,217
Once or twice a month 31% 21% 21% 22% 5% 1% 653
Several times a year 17% 18% 34% 25% 6% < 1% 592
Seldom/never 19% 18% 26% 27% 8% 1% 1,224

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,233. 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% 51% 1,233
Once or twice a month 56% 44% 663
Several times a year 53% 47% 599
Seldom/never 66% 34% 1,237

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,214. 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% 7% 5% 13% 5% 1,214
Once or twice a month 78% 6% 5% 9% 3% 659
Several times a year 73% 4% 10% 11% 2% 593
Seldom/never 79% 3% 8% 7% 3% 1,226

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,221. 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% 14% 74% 1,221
Once or twice a month 11% 13% 76% 658
Several times a year 15% 13% 72% 592
Seldom/never 11% 12% 77% 1,219

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,110. 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% 21% 29% 26% 1,110
Once or twice a month 27% 19% 28% 26% 609
Several times a year 26% 19% 28% 27% 538
Seldom/never 29% 20% 30% 21% 1,099

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,230. 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 27% 34% 22% 17% 1,230
Once or twice a month 28% 34% 25% 14% 661
Several times a year 31% 31% 23% 15% 596
Seldom/never 40% 32% 17% 11% 1,231

Marital status among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,228. 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% 11% 11% 3% 33% 1,228
Once or twice a month 41% 9% 8% 1% 41% 660
Several times a year 45% 8% 9% 2% 36% 599
Seldom/never 43% 9% 10% 4% 34% 1,229

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,231. 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% 72% 1,231
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 660
Several times a year 22% 78% 599
Seldom/never 23% 77% 1,232

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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% 33% 15% < 1% 17% 6% 1,233
Once or twice a month 16% 40% 18% < 1% 20% 6% 663
Several times a year 20% 38% 22% < 1% 14% 5% 599
Seldom/never 12% 34% 22% 1% 24% 8% 1,237

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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 4% 34% 62% < 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 2% 42% 56% < 1% 663
Several times a year 1% 37% 62% < 1% 599
Seldom/never 2% 29% 68% < 1% 1,237

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,233. 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% 16% 9% 51% 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 9% 14% 13% 63% < 1% 663
Several times a year 11% 15% 14% 61% < 1% 599
Seldom/never 6% 7% 9% 78% < 1% 1,237

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 663
Several times a year 1% 1% 4% 94% < 1% 599
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 1,237

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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% 13% 6% 43% 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 21% 16% 5% 56% 1% 663
Several times a year 13% 9% 10% 66% 1% 599
Seldom/never 9% 7% 4% 80% < 1% 1,237

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 14% 10% 14% 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 44% 29% 13% 14% < 1% 663
Several times a year 30% 18% 29% 22% < 1% 599
Seldom/never 24% 16% 16% 43% 1% 1,237

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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 5% 20% 61% 13% 2% 1,233
Once or twice a month 2% 22% 59% 15% 1% 663
Several times a year 2% 18% 64% 14% 1% 599
Seldom/never 3% 15% 64% 16% 1% 1,237

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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 19% 79% 2% 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 18% 81% 1% < 1% 663
Several times a year 20% 80% 1% < 1% 599
Seldom/never 23% 75% 2% < 1% 1,237

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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 8% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 3% 6% 8% 83% < 1% 663
Several times a year 1% 5% 7% 86% < 1% 599
Seldom/never 2% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 1,237

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 6% 13% < 1% 74% 7% 1,233
Once or twice a month 4% 14% < 1% 74% 8% 663
Several times a year 5% 13% < 1% 73% 8% 599
Seldom/never 4% 14% < 1% 74% 7% 1,237

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,233. 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% 47% 11% 1,233
Once or twice a month 41% 47% 12% 663
Several times a year 46% 41% 13% 599
Seldom/never 41% 47% 12% 1,237

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 64% 10% 1,233
Once or twice a month 30% 62% 8% 663
Several times a year 32% 58% 10% 599
Seldom/never 31% 60% 9% 1,237

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 19% 56% 1,233
Once or twice a month 29% 13% 59% 663
Several times a year 29% 18% 53% 599
Seldom/never 36% 18% 46% 1,237

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,233. 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% 40% 39% 4% 1,233
Once or twice a month 18% 40% 38% 5% 663
Several times a year 19% 42% 35% 4% 599
Seldom/never 24% 38% 30% 7% 1,237

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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% 44% 4% 4% 1,233
Once or twice a month 51% 44% 3% 2% 663
Several times a year 49% 46% 3% 3% 599
Seldom/never 55% 39% 2% 4% 1,237

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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% 58% 4% 1% 1,233
Once or twice a month 36% 59% 3% 2% 663
Several times a year 37% 59% 3% 1% 599
Seldom/never 43% 51% 4% 2% 1,237

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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 80% 17% 3% 1,233
Once or twice a month 79% 20% 2% 663
Several times a year 80% 18% 2% 599
Seldom/never 76% 21% 3% 1,237

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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 87% 10% 2% 2% 1,233
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 2% 2% 663
Several times a year 87% 10% 1% 2% 599
Seldom/never 80% 15% 2% 3% 1,237

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,233. 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 83% 13% 4% 1,233
Once or twice a month 84% 13% 4% 663
Several times a year 81% 13% 6% 599
Seldom/never 75% 20% 5% 1,237

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 70% 1% 2% 1,233
Once or twice a month 24% 73% 1% 1% 663
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 599
Seldom/never 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,237

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,233. 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% 15% 5% 12% 2% 1,233
Once or twice a month 72% 13% 4% 9% 1% 663
Several times a year 64% 16% 5% 12% 2% 599
Seldom/never 67% 14% 5% 11% 3% 1,237