Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among blacks

% of blacks who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,394. 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 69% 13% 7% 10% 1% 3,394
2007 63% 12% 8% 14% 3% 3,101

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

% of blacks 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 58% 19% 11% 12% < 1% 192
Evangelical Protestant 78% 10% 5% 6% < 1% 495
Historically Black Protestant 73% 12% 7% 8% 1% 1,798
Mainline Protestant 67% 19% 5% 8% 1% 159
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 51% 18% 8% 20% 3% 534

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,343. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 37% 27% 14% 2,343
Once or twice a month 42% 30% 21% 7% 393
Several times a year 30% 38% 23% 8% 220
Seldom/never 29% 35% 25% 10% 315

Generational cohort among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,343. 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% 16% 30% 31% 9% 1% 2,343
Once or twice a month 25% 20% 26% 23% 5% < 1% 393
Several times a year 20% 19% 30% 25% 6% < 1% 220
Seldom/never 20% 18% 27% 27% 7% 1% 315

Gender composition among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,404. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 59% 2,404
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 403
Several times a year 48% 52% 225
Seldom/never 63% 37% 320

Immigrant status among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,358. 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 11% 5% 84% 2,358
Once or twice a month 10% 6% 84% 391
Several times a year 9% 6% 86% 217
Seldom/never 8% 6% 85% 313

Income distribution among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks 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 = 2,141. 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% 22% 19% 10% 2,141
Once or twice a month 53% 20% 18% 9% 365
Several times a year 51% 15% 20% 15% 209
Seldom/never 53% 21% 19% 7% 274

Educational distribution among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,389. 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% 34% 12% 7% 2,389
Once or twice a month 50% 36% 8% 6% 402
Several times a year 51% 31% 9% 8% 223
Seldom/never 60% 28% 8% 4% 319

Marital status among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,396. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 6% 17% 8% 36% 2,396
Once or twice a month 21% 11% 16% 3% 48% 402
Several times a year 28% 5% 14% 6% 47% 225
Seldom/never 21% 12% 14% 7% 46% 318

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

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,393. 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% 69% 2,393
Once or twice a month 37% 63% 402
Several times a year 33% 67% 225
Seldom/never 26% 74% 320

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 8% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,404
Once or twice a month 74% 18% 4% 1% 3% 1% 403
Several times a year 73% 21% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 225
Seldom/never 65% 16% 7% 1% 7% 3% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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 84% 11% 3% 3% < 1% 2,404
Once or twice a month 62% 24% 8% 6% < 1% 403
Several times a year 60% 26% 9% 5% < 1% 225
Seldom/never 46% 33% 10% 10% 1% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 32% 12% < 1% 2,404
Once or twice a month 34% 44% 21% 1% 403
Several times a year 22% 51% 27% < 1% 225
Seldom/never 23% 38% 38% < 1% 320

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

% of blacks who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,404. 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 81% 11% 3% 5% 1% 2,404
Once or twice a month 63% 19% 7% 11% < 1% 403
Several times a year 51% 26% 6% 14% 2% 225
Seldom/never 50% 15% 9% 26% 1% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 14% 8% 29% 1% 2,404
Once or twice a month 21% 19% 9% 50% 1% 403
Several times a year 19% 11% 16% 55% < 1% 225
Seldom/never 15% 5% 9% 70% < 1% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 7% 2% 27% 2% 2,404
Once or twice a month 37% 15% 4% 44% < 1% 403
Several times a year 24% 11% 13% 52% 1% 225
Seldom/never 29% 5% 5% 60% 1% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 14% 8% 25% 2% 2,404
Once or twice a month 38% 24% 14% 23% 1% 403
Several times a year 21% 14% 27% 37% 1% 225
Seldom/never 26% 8% 7% 56% 3% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 6% 37% 4% 2% 2,404
Once or twice a month 29% 10% 53% 6% 2% 403
Several times a year 25% 9% 55% 8% 2% 225
Seldom/never 25% 8% 57% 10% < 1% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 2,404
Once or twice a month 23% 75% 2% < 1% 403
Several times a year 26% 72% 1% 1% 225
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 11% 6% 17% 1% 2,404
Once or twice a month 38% 24% 9% 28% < 1% 403
Several times a year 23% 21% 17% 39% 1% 225
Seldom/never 23% 10% 7% 59% 1% 320

Interpreting scripture among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 22% 3% 12% 7% 2,404
Once or twice a month 41% 29% 2% 22% 6% 403
Several times a year 40% 27% 3% 26% 4% 225
Seldom/never 39% 21% 2% 32% 6% 320

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

% of blacks who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,404. 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 89% 7% 4% 2,404
Once or twice a month 83% 12% 5% 403
Several times a year 84% 11% 5% 225
Seldom/never 77% 18% 4% 320

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

% of blacks who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,404. 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% 18% 6% 2,404
Once or twice a month 67% 25% 7% 403
Several times a year 69% 24% 7% 225
Seldom/never 65% 28% 8% 320

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,404. 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% 14% 77% 2,404
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 77% 403
Several times a year 12% 9% 79% 225
Seldom/never 8% 17% 75% 320

Political ideology among blacks by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of blacks who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,404. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 33% 26% 8% 2,404
Once or twice a month 34% 34% 26% 6% 403
Several times a year 29% 35% 29% 7% 225
Seldom/never 21% 35% 32% 13% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 69% 3% 4% 2,404
Once or twice a month 24% 72% 2% 2% 403
Several times a year 21% 74% 1% 3% 225
Seldom/never 29% 67% 2% 3% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 67% 4% 2% 2,404
Once or twice a month 30% 62% 5% 2% 403
Several times a year 26% 66% 6% 2% 225
Seldom/never 32% 62% 3% 4% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 44% 6% 2,404
Once or twice a month 60% 35% 5% 403
Several times a year 63% 30% 8% 225
Seldom/never 56% 41% 3% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. 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% 42% 5% 3% 2,404
Once or twice a month 65% 29% 3% 4% 403
Several times a year 58% 32% 6% 5% 225
Seldom/never 59% 34% 3% 4% 320

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

% of blacks who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,404. 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% 52% 8% 2,404
Once or twice a month 52% 39% 9% 403
Several times a year 49% 42% 9% 225
Seldom/never 48% 44% 8% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 61% 2% 4% 2,404
Once or twice a month 33% 64% 2% 2% 403
Several times a year 32% 63% 2% 3% 225
Seldom/never 41% 54% 4% 1% 320

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

% of blacks 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 = 2,404. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 30% 3% 46% 4% 2,404
Once or twice a month 25% 30% 3% 36% 6% 403
Several times a year 29% 31% 3% 34% 4% 225
Seldom/never 30% 25% 2% 37% 6% 320