Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among moderates

% of moderates 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 = 11,653. 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 55% 16% 11% 17% 1% 11,653
2007 48% 16% 14% 20% 3% 12,825

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

% of moderates 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 55% 18% 13% 13% 1% 2,619
Evangelical Protestant 70% 14% 8% 8% 1% 2,236
Historically Black Protestant 72% 12% 8% 7% 1% 672
Jewish 39% 17% 14% 30% 1% 262
Mainline Protestant 53% 19% 12% 14% 1% 2,290
Mormon 77% 9% 5% 8% < 1% 172
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 17% 12% 32% 1% 2,681

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,431. 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 22% 33% 27% 18% 6,431
Once or twice a month 28% 38% 22% 12% 1,827
Several times a year 27% 39% 23% 12% 1,268
Seldom/never 28% 34% 22% 15% 1,798
Don't know 18% 24% 28% 29% 118

Generational cohort among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,431. 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% 14% 27% 32% 11% 1% 6,431
Once or twice a month 19% 17% 29% 26% 7% 1% 1,827
Several times a year 17% 17% 32% 27% 7% 1% 1,268
Seldom/never 18% 17% 27% 26% 10% 1% 1,798
Don't know 8% 13% 22% 32% 24% 1% 118

Gender composition among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. 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% 57% 6,568
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 1,850
Several times a year 52% 48% 1,286
Seldom/never 64% 36% 1,819
Don't know 56% 44% 130

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

% of moderates who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,475. 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% 14% 3% 15% 4% 6,475
Once or twice a month 70% 10% 4% 12% 4% 1,831
Several times a year 68% 7% 7% 16% 2% 1,276
Seldom/never 73% 7% 5% 11% 3% 1,802
Don't know 70% 12% 8% 5% 4% 125

Immigrant status among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,504. 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% 10% 76% 6,504
Once or twice a month 12% 11% 77% 1,833
Several times a year 15% 13% 72% 1,274
Seldom/never 11% 12% 77% 1,796
Don't know 17% 9% 73% 126

Income distribution among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates 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 = 5,762. 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 34% 20% 27% 19% 5,762
Once or twice a month 29% 21% 28% 21% 1,676
Several times a year 30% 19% 29% 23% 1,153
Seldom/never 33% 23% 26% 18% 1,617

Educational distribution among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,548. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 33% 17% 12% 6,548
Once or twice a month 33% 34% 19% 13% 1,845
Several times a year 35% 31% 20% 13% 1,280
Seldom/never 42% 34% 16% 9% 1,815
Don't know 36% 24% 22% 17% 128

Marital status among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,544. 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% 7% 14% 8% 23% 6,544
Once or twice a month 47% 9% 11% 5% 29% 1,845
Several times a year 46% 8% 9% 4% 32% 1,283
Seldom/never 40% 9% 11% 5% 34% 1,811
Don't know 47% 5% 11% 17% 20% 129

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

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,543. 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 29% 71% 6,543
Once or twice a month 32% 68% 1,841
Several times a year 30% 70% 1,284
Seldom/never 27% 73% 1,810
Don't know 20% 80% 129

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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 73% 17% 3% 1% 5% 2% 6,568
Once or twice a month 54% 29% 7% < 1% 8% 2% 1,850
Several times a year 45% 35% 9% 1% 9% 2% 1,286
Seldom/never 29% 29% 14% < 1% 23% 4% 1,819
Don't know 46% 17% 5% 3% 16% 13% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 22% 8% 7% 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 40% 38% 14% 8% < 1% 1,850
Several times a year 25% 46% 19% 10% < 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 16% 33% 25% 25% < 1% 1,819
Don't know 40% 22% 15% 19% 4% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 35% 22% < 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 23% 47% 29% < 1% 1,850
Several times a year 15% 51% 34% < 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 11% 30% 59% < 1% 1,819
Don't know 28% 28% 40% 4% 130

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

% of moderates who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. 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% 15% 4% 13% 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 41% 24% 9% 25% 1% 1,850
Several times a year 29% 24% 13% 33% 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 19% 14% 9% 57% 1% 1,819
Don't know 40% 8% 6% 38% 8% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 11% 9% 51% 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 11% 10% 10% 69% < 1% 1,850
Several times a year 6% 7% 12% 75% < 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 5% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 1,819
Don't know 19% 6% 5% 64% 6% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 9% 4% 36% 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 27% 13% 7% 52% < 1% 1,850
Several times a year 17% 9% 12% 62% 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 15% 6% 3% 75% 1% 1,819
Don't know 21% 8% 2% 50% 18% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 16% 10% 19% 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 35% 26% 17% 21% < 1% 1,850
Several times a year 24% 18% 31% 26% < 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 27% 14% 16% 42% 1% 1,819
Don't know 35% 14% 15% 21% 15% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 11% 44% 7% 3% 6,568
Once or twice a month 21% 14% 55% 9% 2% 1,850
Several times a year 13% 12% 62% 12% 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 9% 13% 62% 14% 2% 1,819
Don't know 15% 11% 48% 12% 13% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 67% 1% 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 23% 76% 1% < 1% 1,850
Several times a year 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,819
Don't know 25% 71% 4% < 1% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 12% 8% 36% 1% 6,568
Once or twice a month 18% 15% 11% 56% < 1% 1,850
Several times a year 10% 11% 16% 64% < 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 7% 4% 6% 82% < 1% 1,819
Don't know 23% 7% 9% 50% 10% 130

Interpreting scripture among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 31% 3% 28% 7% 6,568
Once or twice a month 17% 36% 2% 38% 7% 1,850
Several times a year 13% 33% 1% 45% 8% 1,286
Seldom/never 11% 21% 1% 59% 8% 1,819
Don't know 19% 15% 5% 43% 19% 130

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

% of moderates who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. 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% 16% 6% 6,568
Once or twice a month 73% 20% 7% 1,850
Several times a year 71% 21% 8% 1,286
Seldom/never 53% 39% 8% 1,819
Don't know 51% 29% 20% 130

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

% of moderates who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. 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% 30% 8% 6,568
Once or twice a month 55% 37% 8% 1,850
Several times a year 52% 39% 8% 1,286
Seldom/never 41% 52% 7% 1,819
Don't know 36% 40% 23% 130

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among moderates by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of moderates who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 18% 51% 6,568
Once or twice a month 35% 18% 47% 1,850
Several times a year 35% 16% 49% 1,286
Seldom/never 33% 20% 47% 1,819
Don't know 20% 41% 39% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 42% 4% 4% 6,568
Once or twice a month 56% 38% 3% 3% 1,850
Several times a year 54% 40% 2% 4% 1,286
Seldom/never 56% 37% 3% 3% 1,819
Don't know 44% 43% 5% 8% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 5% 2% 6,568
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 3% 2% 1,850
Several times a year 42% 53% 3% 1% 1,286
Seldom/never 43% 51% 4% 2% 1,819
Don't know 35% 51% 9% 5% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 39% 4% 6,568
Once or twice a month 66% 31% 2% 1,850
Several times a year 68% 30% 2% 1,286
Seldom/never 71% 26% 3% 1,819
Don't know 45% 50% 5% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 26% 5% 3% 6,568
Once or twice a month 80% 16% 2% 2% 1,850
Several times a year 81% 14% 2% 3% 1,286
Seldom/never 78% 16% 3% 3% 1,819
Don't know 59% 25% 10% 6% 130

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

% of moderates who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. 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% 36% 8% 6,568
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 6% 1,850
Several times a year 73% 21% 6% 1,286
Seldom/never 71% 23% 6% 1,819
Don't know 46% 29% 25% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. 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% 63% 3% 3% 6,568
Once or twice a month 31% 66% 2% 1% 1,850
Several times a year 31% 64% 3% 2% 1,286
Seldom/never 33% 62% 2% 2% 1,819
Don't know 27% 58% 5% 10% 130

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

% of moderates 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 = 6,568. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 31% 4% 34% 4% 6,568
Once or twice a month 41% 29% 4% 24% 2% 1,850
Several times a year 45% 29% 4% 20% 3% 1,286
Seldom/never 55% 19% 4% 20% 3% 1,819
Don't know 39% 11% 16% 22% 12% 130