Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among non-parents

% of non-parents 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 = 26,567. 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% 14% 9% 17% 2% 26,567
2007 52% 13% 12% 19% 4% 24,726

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among non-parents by religious group

% of non-parents 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 = 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.
Buddhist 59% 15% 13% 12% < 1% 217
Catholic 57% 16% 11% 14% 1% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 75% 11% 6% 7% 1% 6,385
Hindu 41% 14% 27% 18% < 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 73% 11% 7% 8% 1% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 86% 4% 5% 2% 3% 182
Jewish 37% 18% 13% 30% 1% 661
Mainline Protestant 57% 17% 10% 14% 2% 4,844
Mormon 83% 8% 3% 5% 1% 419
Muslim 62% 13% 11% 9% 5% 147
Orthodox Christian 58% 16% 12% 13% 1% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 16% 11% 33% 2% 5,788

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,573. 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% 34% 27% 15,573
Once or twice a month 34% 21% 28% 18% 3,664
Several times a year 28% 24% 30% 18% 2,359
Seldom/never 29% 22% 27% 21% 4,004
Don't know 16% 18% 27% 40% 421

Generational cohort among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,573. 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 14% 9% 16% 41% 18% 2% 15,573
Once or twice a month 25% 14% 16% 33% 11% 1% 3,664
Several times a year 19% 14% 19% 36% 11% 1% 2,359
Seldom/never 20% 13% 18% 34% 14% 2% 4,004
Don't know 10% 9% 15% 39% 26% 2% 421

Gender composition among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,928. 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% 15,928
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 3,722
Several times a year 53% 47% 2,393
Seldom/never 65% 35% 4,069
Don't know 54% 46% 455

Racial and ethnic composition among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,680. 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 67% 13% 3% 13% 4% 15,680
Once or twice a month 71% 10% 4% 12% 4% 3,672
Several times a year 70% 8% 7% 12% 3% 2,365
Seldom/never 74% 7% 5% 10% 3% 4,016
Don't know 70% 9% 4% 13% 4% 431

Immigrant status among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,746. 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% 10% 78% 15,746
Once or twice a month 12% 12% 76% 3,674
Several times a year 15% 11% 73% 2,359
Seldom/never 10% 13% 76% 4,005
Don't know 17% 11% 71% 433

Income distribution among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 13,501. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 21% 26% 16% 13,501
Once or twice a month 32% 22% 27% 19% 3,297
Several times a year 32% 20% 28% 21% 2,113
Seldom/never 38% 21% 25% 17% 3,513
Don't know 41% 18% 24% 16% 285

Educational distribution among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,837. 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% 32% 16% 10% 15,837
Once or twice a month 39% 32% 18% 11% 3,709
Several times a year 40% 29% 19% 12% 2,381
Seldom/never 48% 29% 14% 9% 4,050
Don't know 50% 24% 17% 8% 444

Marital status among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,845. 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% 6% 14% 10% 26% 15,845
Once or twice a month 36% 8% 12% 5% 38% 3,713
Several times a year 39% 8% 12% 6% 35% 2,387
Seldom/never 33% 8% 13% 7% 37% 4,043
Don't know 42% 4% 13% 15% 27% 442

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 14% 3% 1% 5% 1% 15,928
Once or twice a month 53% 27% 7% 1% 11% 2% 3,722
Several times a year 46% 31% 9% 1% 11% 3% 2,393
Seldom/never 29% 25% 13% 1% 27% 5% 4,069
Don't know 46% 19% 4% 8% 14% 10% 455

Importance of religion in one's life among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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 69% 18% 6% 7% 1% 15,928
Once or twice a month 38% 36% 14% 12% 1% 3,722
Several times a year 29% 40% 19% 12% 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 17% 29% 24% 29% 1% 4,069
Don't know 47% 18% 10% 18% 7% 455

Attendance at religious services among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 29% 22% 1% 15,928
Once or twice a month 23% 44% 33% < 1% 3,722
Several times a year 15% 45% 39% < 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 9% 28% 63% < 1% 4,069
Don't know 31% 24% 38% 8% 455

Frequency of prayer among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,928. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 13% 3% 12% 1% 15,928
Once or twice a month 40% 23% 9% 27% 1% 3,722
Several times a year 30% 24% 11% 34% 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 19% 12% 8% 60% 1% 4,069
Don't know 42% 13% 4% 28% 14% 455

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 10% 9% 46% 1% 15,928
Once or twice a month 11% 11% 9% 69% 1% 3,722
Several times a year 8% 6% 10% 75% < 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 4% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 4,069
Don't know 20% 4% 4% 63% 9% 455

Frequency of meditation among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 8% 3% 32% 2% 15,928
Once or twice a month 28% 15% 6% 50% 1% 3,722
Several times a year 20% 9% 11% 58% 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 15% 6% 4% 74% 1% 4,069
Don't know 28% 5% 2% 42% 23% 455

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 14% 8% 19% 2% 15,928
Once or twice a month 39% 24% 15% 21% < 1% 3,722
Several times a year 28% 18% 30% 23% 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 28% 12% 14% 45% 1% 4,069
Don't know 31% 10% 8% 25% 27% 455

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 9% 37% 6% 3% 15,928
Once or twice a month 22% 15% 51% 10% 2% 3,722
Several times a year 16% 13% 58% 12% 2% 2,393
Seldom/never 10% 13% 60% 15% 2% 4,069
Don't know 24% 11% 41% 11% 13% 455

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 59% 2% 1% 15,928
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% 1% 3,722
Several times a year 24% 74% 1% 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 4,069
Don't know 27% 60% 5% 8% 455

Frequency of reading scripture among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 10% 7% 32% 1% 15,928
Once or twice a month 19% 14% 12% 55% < 1% 3,722
Several times a year 11% 10% 14% 65% < 1% 2,393
Seldom/never 7% 5% 5% 82% < 1% 4,069
Don't know 25% 6% 6% 45% 18% 455

Interpreting scripture among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 27% 3% 24% 7% 15,928
Once or twice a month 21% 31% 2% 40% 7% 3,722
Several times a year 17% 28% 2% 45% 7% 2,393
Seldom/never 13% 18% 1% 60% 7% 4,069
Don't know 23% 12% 9% 32% 23% 455

Belief in Heaven among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,928. 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% 15,928
Once or twice a month 69% 25% 6% 3,722
Several times a year 66% 25% 8% 2,393
Seldom/never 49% 42% 9% 4,069
Don't know 55% 24% 20% 455

Belief in Hell among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,928. 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 63% 28% 8% 15,928
Once or twice a month 53% 39% 7% 3,722
Several times a year 49% 42% 9% 2,393
Seldom/never 37% 54% 9% 4,069
Don't know 42% 34% 24% 455

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,928. 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% 17% 43% 15,928
Once or twice a month 37% 14% 49% 3,722
Several times a year 33% 16% 51% 2,393
Seldom/never 32% 20% 49% 4,069
Don't know 24% 36% 40% 455

Political ideology among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,928. 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% 32% 22% 6% 15,928
Once or twice a month 32% 36% 27% 5% 3,722
Several times a year 28% 39% 28% 5% 2,393
Seldom/never 25% 34% 32% 9% 4,069
Don't know 26% 22% 20% 32% 455

Views about size of government among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 39% 3% 4% 15,928
Once or twice a month 52% 42% 3% 3% 3,722
Several times a year 49% 45% 3% 4% 2,393
Seldom/never 51% 43% 2% 4% 4,069
Don't know 41% 38% 7% 14% 455

Views about government aid to the poor among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 48% 4% 2% 15,928
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 3% 2% 3,722
Several times a year 41% 54% 3% 2% 2,393
Seldom/never 41% 53% 3% 3% 4,069
Don't know 38% 44% 9% 9% 455

Views about abortion among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 5% 15,928
Once or twice a month 62% 34% 4% 3,722
Several times a year 66% 30% 4% 2,393
Seldom/never 69% 27% 4% 4,069
Don't know 46% 37% 16% 455

Views about homosexuality among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 37% 4% 4% 15,928
Once or twice a month 71% 22% 4% 3% 3,722
Several times a year 74% 20% 3% 3% 2,393
Seldom/never 73% 21% 3% 3% 4,069
Don't know 54% 26% 8% 11% 455

Views about same-sex marriage among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,928. 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% 47% 8% 15,928
Once or twice a month 64% 29% 7% 3,722
Several times a year 67% 27% 7% 2,393
Seldom/never 66% 27% 7% 4,069
Don't know 45% 33% 22% 455

Views about environmental regulation among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 55% 3% 4% 15,928
Once or twice a month 36% 60% 2% 2% 3,722
Several times a year 34% 61% 2% 3% 2,393
Seldom/never 37% 59% 2% 3% 4,069
Don't know 35% 44% 5% 16% 455

Views about human evolution among non-parents by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of non-parents 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 = 15,928. 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% 26% 4% 41% 5% 15,928
Once or twice a month 40% 27% 4% 26% 3% 3,722
Several times a year 44% 25% 5% 23% 3% 2,393
Seldom/never 55% 17% 4% 20% 4% 4,069
Don't know 29% 14% 14% 29% 15% 455