Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is very important

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 18,725. 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 76% 11% 6% 6% 1% 18,725
2007 68% 12% 9% 8% 3% 20,547

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is very important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is very 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 71% 14% 7% 7% 1% 4,220
Evangelical Protestant 82% 9% 4% 3% 1% 6,904
Historically Black Protestant 77% 11% 6% 6% 1% 1,641
Jehovah's Witness 87% 4% 3% 2% 3% 224
Jewish 63% 14% 12% 11% < 1% 279
Mainline Protestant 72% 14% 6% 5% 2% 3,317
Mormon 88% 6% 3% 1% 1% 559
Muslim 75% 9% 6% 7% 3% 154
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 64% 12% 8% 14% 3% 826

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 14,194. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 32% 30% 23% 14,194
Once or twice a month 22% 37% 25% 15% 2,010
Several times a year 20% 37% 27% 15% 957
Seldom/never 18% 32% 32% 18% 885
Don't know 11% 35% 20% 34% 226

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 14,194. 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 9% 11% 27% 35% 15% 2% 14,194
Once or twice a month 13% 15% 31% 29% 10% 1% 2,010
Several times a year 11% 16% 30% 32% 10% 1% 957
Seldom/never 9% 15% 26% 34% 14% 2% 885
Don't know 6% 8% 32% 29% 24% 2% 226

Gender composition among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 14,544. 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% 59% 14,544
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 2,053
Several times a year 46% 54% 975
Seldom/never 54% 46% 909
Don't know 49% 51% 244

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 14,327. 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% 16% 2% 16% 4% 14,327
Once or twice a month 60% 16% 4% 18% 3% 2,024
Several times a year 59% 16% 4% 19% 3% 964
Seldom/never 53% 19% 3% 20% 5% 895
Don't know 60% 12% 4% 21% 4% 232

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 14,373. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 8% 77% 14,373
Once or twice a month 16% 9% 75% 2,016
Several times a year 19% 9% 72% 957
Seldom/never 20% 12% 68% 889
Don't know 24% 9% 67% 230

Income distribution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 12,374. 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% 21% 26% 15% 12,374
Once or twice a month 36% 21% 25% 17% 1,796
Several times a year 41% 18% 25% 16% 858
Seldom/never 53% 19% 17% 11% 765
Don't know 51% 17% 19% 12% 147

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,460. 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% 33% 15% 9% 14,460
Once or twice a month 44% 30% 15% 11% 2,045
Several times a year 50% 26% 14% 9% 967
Seldom/never 59% 26% 8% 7% 901
Don't know 60% 23% 11% 6% 238

Marital status among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 14,469. 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% 5% 14% 9% 18% 14,469
Once or twice a month 51% 6% 13% 6% 24% 2,048
Several times a year 51% 6% 12% 7% 25% 971
Seldom/never 38% 8% 18% 9% 26% 905
Don't know 47% 4% 10% 17% 23% 238

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 14,478. 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% 70% 14,478
Once or twice a month 37% 63% 2,047
Several times a year 36% 64% 973
Seldom/never 30% 70% 907
Don't know 22% 78% 243

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 14,544
Once or twice a month 84% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,053
Several times a year 77% 19% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 975
Seldom/never 74% 19% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 909
Don't know 77% 13% 1% 5% < 1% 5% 244

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 25% 9% 1% 14,544
Once or twice a month 48% 40% 12% < 1% 2,053
Several times a year 41% 42% 16% 1% 975
Seldom/never 35% 35% 29% 1% 909
Don't know 52% 27% 14% 7% 244

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,544. 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 86% 10% 1% 2% 1% 14,544
Once or twice a month 71% 21% 4% 4% 1% 2,053
Several times a year 64% 24% 6% 4% 1% 975
Seldom/never 58% 19% 7% 15% 1% 909
Don't know 68% 13% 1% 5% 12% 244

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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 48% 13% 9% 30% 1% 14,544
Once or twice a month 24% 19% 14% 43% 1% 2,053
Several times a year 21% 13% 19% 47% < 1% 975
Seldom/never 19% 8% 7% 66% < 1% 909
Don't know 38% 5% 6% 43% 9% 244

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 7% 2% 30% 2% 14,544
Once or twice a month 38% 13% 4% 43% 1% 2,053
Several times a year 29% 9% 12% 49% 2% 975
Seldom/never 31% 6% 3% 58% 3% 909
Don't know 34% 4% 2% 33% 27% 244

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 15% 9% 20% 2% 14,544
Once or twice a month 37% 22% 18% 22% 1% 2,053
Several times a year 25% 16% 30% 28% 1% 975
Seldom/never 29% 8% 10% 51% 2% 909
Don't know 29% 10% 7% 25% 28% 244

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 6% 29% 4% 3% 14,544
Once or twice a month 44% 9% 39% 6% 2% 2,053
Several times a year 39% 7% 45% 7% 2% 975
Seldom/never 35% 8% 46% 9% 2% 909
Don't know 42% 2% 38% 5% 13% 244

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 52% 2% 1% 14,544
Once or twice a month 35% 62% 1% 1% 2,053
Several times a year 34% 63% < 1% 2% 975
Seldom/never 29% 67% 3% 1% 909
Don't know 35% 53% 5% 7% 244

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 11% 6% 16% 1% 14,544
Once or twice a month 40% 21% 12% 26% < 1% 2,053
Several times a year 28% 18% 19% 35% < 1% 975
Seldom/never 28% 11% 7% 54% < 1% 909
Don't know 42% 12% 7% 20% 19% 244

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 30% 4% 9% 6% 14,544
Once or twice a month 39% 38% 3% 13% 7% 2,053
Several times a year 40% 34% 5% 14% 6% 975
Seldom/never 41% 29% 3% 19% 8% 909
Don't know 41% 19% 14% 9% 17% 244

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,544. 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 88% 6% 6% 14,544
Once or twice a month 89% 7% 4% 2,053
Several times a year 87% 7% 6% 975
Seldom/never 84% 10% 5% 909
Don't know 81% 5% 14% 244

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,544. 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 75% 17% 7% 14,544
Once or twice a month 74% 19% 7% 2,053
Several times a year 71% 21% 8% 975
Seldom/never 68% 22% 10% 909
Don't know 61% 16% 23% 244

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,544. 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% 18% 38% 14,544
Once or twice a month 42% 16% 42% 2,053
Several times a year 40% 15% 45% 975
Seldom/never 29% 21% 50% 909
Don't know 28% 39% 32% 244

Political ideology among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,544. 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% 29% 16% 6% 14,544
Once or twice a month 43% 35% 16% 6% 2,053
Several times a year 40% 31% 22% 7% 975
Seldom/never 31% 31% 28% 10% 909
Don't know 37% 18% 11% 34% 244

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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 54% 39% 3% 4% 14,544
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 2% 3% 2,053
Several times a year 47% 47% 3% 3% 975
Seldom/never 40% 53% 3% 4% 909
Don't know 38% 43% 4% 15% 244

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 45% 4% 2% 14,544
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 4% 2% 2,053
Several times a year 46% 49% 3% 2% 975
Seldom/never 42% 52% 2% 4% 909
Don't know 44% 42% 7% 7% 244

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 60% 5% 14,544
Once or twice a month 42% 54% 4% 2,053
Several times a year 46% 48% 5% 975
Seldom/never 45% 51% 5% 909
Don't know 31% 56% 13% 244

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 48% 5% 4% 14,544
Once or twice a month 55% 36% 5% 4% 2,053
Several times a year 56% 37% 4% 4% 975
Seldom/never 56% 36% 4% 4% 909
Don't know 34% 43% 11% 11% 244

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 59% 8% 14,544
Once or twice a month 47% 46% 8% 2,053
Several times a year 44% 46% 10% 975
Seldom/never 43% 47% 10% 909
Don't know 26% 51% 23% 244

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 50% 3% 4% 14,544
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 2% 3% 2,053
Several times a year 42% 52% 2% 4% 975
Seldom/never 43% 50% 2% 5% 909
Don't know 39% 40% 4% 17% 244

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 14,544. 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% 28% 3% 51% 5% 14,544
Once or twice a month 17% 33% 3% 42% 4% 2,053
Several times a year 22% 29% 4% 40% 5% 975
Seldom/never 21% 29% 4% 38% 8% 909
Don't know 11% 17% 10% 38% 23% 244