Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among conservatives

% of conservatives 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 = 12,935. 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 67% 13% 7% 11% 1% 12,935
2007 61% 13% 10% 14% 3% 13,598

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among conservatives by religious group

% of conservatives 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 61% 16% 9% 12% 1% 2,780
Evangelical Protestant 80% 10% 5% 4% 1% 4,975
Historically Black Protestant 75% 12% 6% 6% 1% 653
Jewish 55% 14% 11% 21% < 1% 167
Mainline Protestant 60% 17% 9% 11% 2% 2,269
Mormon 86% 7% 2% 3% 1% 419
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 14% 11% 35% 2% 1,277

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,688. 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% 32% 30% 24% 8,688
Once or twice a month 23% 34% 27% 16% 1,620
Several times a year 19% 33% 31% 17% 906
Seldom/never 17% 32% 30% 22% 1,320
Don't know 7% 37% 16% 39% 145

Generational cohort among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,688. 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% 10% 27% 36% 16% 2% 8,688
Once or twice a month 15% 13% 29% 32% 10% 1% 1,620
Several times a year 13% 11% 28% 37% 10% 1% 906
Seldom/never 11% 12% 26% 35% 15% 2% 1,320
Don't know 4% 7% 34% 30% 23% 3% 145

Gender composition among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 53% 8,875
Once or twice a month 55% 45% 1,646
Several times a year 60% 40% 917
Seldom/never 69% 31% 1,344
Don't know 66% 34% 153

Racial and ethnic composition among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,746. 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 71% 11% 2% 13% 3% 8,746
Once or twice a month 72% 11% 2% 13% 2% 1,620
Several times a year 73% 9% 4% 11% 2% 907
Seldom/never 76% 6% 3% 13% 2% 1,325
Don't know 73% 4% 2% 19% 1% 145

Immigrant status among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,797. 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% 8% 80% 8,797
Once or twice a month 12% 9% 79% 1,633
Several times a year 14% 7% 79% 907
Seldom/never 10% 11% 79% 1,331
Don't know 19% 9% 72% 149

Income distribution among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,606. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 22% 29% 17% 7,606
Once or twice a month 31% 20% 29% 20% 1,466
Several times a year 29% 18% 30% 23% 811
Seldom/never 34% 19% 28% 18% 1,177
Don't know 35% 25% 27% 13% 102

Educational distribution among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,839. 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% 34% 16% 8% 8,839
Once or twice a month 45% 32% 16% 7% 1,640
Several times a year 47% 28% 18% 8% 914
Seldom/never 56% 26% 11% 6% 1,341
Don't know 54% 30% 11% 5% 152

Marital status among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,833. 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% 4% 12% 8% 16% 8,833
Once or twice a month 54% 6% 12% 4% 24% 1,645
Several times a year 55% 6% 13% 5% 22% 916
Seldom/never 49% 9% 13% 8% 21% 1,334
Don't know 53% 4% 12% 13% 18% 151

Parent of children under 18 among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,842. 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% 8,842
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 1,639
Several times a year 29% 71% 916
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,339
Don't know 29% 71% 151

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 9% 1% 1% 1% 1% 8,875
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,646
Several times a year 65% 26% 4% 1% 4% 1% 917
Seldom/never 39% 30% 11% 1% 16% 4% 1,344
Don't know 65% 21% 1% 3% 4% 8% 153

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

% of conservatives who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 12% 2% 2% < 1% 8,875
Once or twice a month 55% 35% 7% 4% < 1% 1,646
Several times a year 45% 38% 12% 4% 1% 917
Seldom/never 23% 37% 22% 18% 1% 1,344
Don't know 61% 24% 4% 9% 4% 153

Attendance at religious services among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 25% 13% < 1% 8,875
Once or twice a month 35% 44% 21% < 1% 1,646
Several times a year 24% 49% 27% 1% 917
Seldom/never 12% 34% 54% < 1% 1,344
Don't know 45% 28% 22% 4% 153

Frequency of prayer among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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 82% 11% 2% 5% 1% 8,875
Once or twice a month 55% 26% 7% 12% < 1% 1,646
Several times a year 43% 25% 10% 21% 1% 917
Seldom/never 25% 15% 11% 49% 1% 1,344
Don't know 52% 19% 6% 16% 7% 153

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

% of conservatives who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 12% 9% 32% 1% 8,875
Once or twice a month 18% 14% 11% 55% 1% 1,646
Several times a year 12% 8% 14% 66% < 1% 917
Seldom/never 7% 3% 5% 85% < 1% 1,344
Don't know 28% 3% 4% 61% 5% 153

Frequency of meditation among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 6% 2% 34% 2% 8,875
Once or twice a month 29% 15% 3% 52% 1% 1,646
Several times a year 22% 7% 10% 60% 1% 917
Seldom/never 15% 5% 2% 76% 1% 1,344
Don't know 36% 9% < 1% 37% 18% 153

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

% of conservatives who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 15% 8% 21% 2% 8,875
Once or twice a month 36% 24% 16% 23% 1% 1,646
Several times a year 25% 17% 30% 28% 1% 917
Seldom/never 23% 10% 13% 53% < 1% 1,344
Don't know 23% 20% 9% 23% 25% 153

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

% of conservatives who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 5% 28% 4% 2% 8,875
Once or twice a month 34% 9% 49% 6% 2% 1,646
Several times a year 30% 8% 51% 10% 1% 917
Seldom/never 14% 9% 64% 11% 2% 1,344
Don't know 34% 5% 45% 7% 9% 153

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

% of conservatives who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 44% 2% 1% 8,875
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 1% 2% 1,646
Several times a year 37% 61% 1% 1% 917
Seldom/never 35% 63% 1% 1% 1,344
Don't know 36% 56% 2% 6% 153

Frequency of reading scripture among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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 64% 10% 6% 19% 1% 8,875
Once or twice a month 30% 17% 13% 39% < 1% 1,646
Several times a year 16% 12% 16% 55% 1% 917
Seldom/never 9% 7% 6% 78% < 1% 1,344
Don't know 29% 16% 3% 39% 13% 153

Interpreting scripture among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 28% 4% 10% 5% 8,875
Once or twice a month 33% 39% 2% 21% 5% 1,646
Several times a year 31% 33% 3% 27% 6% 917
Seldom/never 19% 26% 1% 45% 9% 1,344
Don't know 35% 20% 8% 18% 19% 153

Belief in Heaven among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 7% 7% 8,875
Once or twice a month 85% 11% 5% 1,646
Several times a year 80% 14% 7% 917
Seldom/never 63% 27% 10% 1,344
Don't know 71% 9% 20% 153

Belief in Hell among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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 77% 16% 7% 8,875
Once or twice a month 74% 21% 6% 1,646
Several times a year 66% 26% 8% 917
Seldom/never 49% 40% 11% 1,344
Don't know 59% 20% 21% 153

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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 64% 13% 23% 8,875
Once or twice a month 64% 10% 26% 1,646
Several times a year 62% 10% 28% 917
Seldom/never 60% 16% 23% 1,344
Don't know 53% 25% 22% 153

Views about size of government among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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 70% 26% 2% 2% 8,875
Once or twice a month 68% 30% 1% 1% 1,646
Several times a year 67% 29% 1% 3% 917
Seldom/never 68% 28% 2% 2% 1,344
Don't know 65% 27% 1% 7% 153

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

% of conservatives who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 31% 4% 2% 8,875
Once or twice a month 63% 33% 3% 1% 1,646
Several times a year 64% 32% 3% 1% 917
Seldom/never 63% 33% 3% 1% 1,344
Don't know 65% 25% 7% 2% 153

Views about abortion among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 68% 4% 8,875
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 3% 1,646
Several times a year 46% 49% 5% 917
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 1,344
Don't know 43% 43% 15% 153

Views about homosexuality among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 56% 5% 4% 8,875
Once or twice a month 51% 41% 4% 3% 1,646
Several times a year 54% 39% 3% 4% 917
Seldom/never 59% 33% 4% 3% 1,344
Don't know 40% 42% 7% 11% 153

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

% of conservatives who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 25% 68% 8% 8,875
Once or twice a month 40% 53% 7% 1,646
Several times a year 39% 52% 8% 917
Seldom/never 48% 43% 9% 1,344
Don't know 32% 53% 15% 153

Views about environmental regulation among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 38% 3% 3% 8,875
Once or twice a month 54% 42% 2% 2% 1,646
Several times a year 57% 41% 1% 1% 917
Seldom/never 52% 43% 2% 3% 1,344
Don't know 50% 30% 4% 16% 153

Views about human evolution among conservatives by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of conservatives who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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% 25% 2% 56% 5% 8,875
Once or twice a month 22% 29% 4% 42% 4% 1,646
Several times a year 26% 31% 4% 35% 4% 917
Seldom/never 44% 20% 4% 27% 5% 1,344
Don't know 17% 16% 11% 39% 16% 153