Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 13,702. 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 70% 12% 7% 11% 1% 13,702

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by religious group

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 63% 14% 9% 13% 1% 2,547
Evangelical Protestant 80% 10% 5% 5% 1% 5,738
Historically Black Protestant 76% 10% 6% 7% 1% 994
Jehovah's Witness 85% 3% 5% 3% 4% 188
Jewish 56% 11% 10% 23% 1% 119
Mainline Protestant 61% 16% 9% 13% 2% 2,103
Mormon 87% 6% 2% 3% 1% 468
Muslim 70% 14% 5% 6% 5% 117
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 13% 10% 33% 2% 1,117

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,555. 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 13% 31% 30% 25% 9,555
Once or twice a month 18% 35% 28% 18% 1,504
Several times a year 15% 35% 31% 18% 853
Seldom/never 14% 31% 31% 24% 1,329
Don't know 6% 36% 19% 38% 154

Generational cohort among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,555. 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 8% 10% 26% 37% 17% 2% 9,555
Once or twice a month 11% 13% 30% 33% 12% 1% 1,504
Several times a year 8% 12% 31% 36% 12% 1% 853
Seldom/never 8% 11% 26% 37% 16% 2% 1,329
Don't know 2% 8% 33% 33% 24% 1% 154

Gender composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,781. 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% 9,781
Once or twice a month 58% 42% 1,535
Several times a year 63% 37% 865
Seldom/never 69% 31% 1,355
Don't know 57% 43% 166

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,647. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 15% 2% 14% 4% 9,647
Once or twice a month 66% 13% 4% 14% 3% 1,509
Several times a year 66% 12% 6% 14% 2% 860
Seldom/never 67% 12% 4% 13% 5% 1,333
Don't know 67% 9% 7% 15% 2% 159

Immigrant status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,658. 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% 7% 79% 9,658
Once or twice a month 15% 8% 77% 1,515
Several times a year 18% 8% 74% 850
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 1,330
Don't know 27% 8% 65% 159

Income distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 8,347. 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% 22% 27% 14% 8,347
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 28% 16% 1,359
Several times a year 33% 18% 29% 20% 777
Seldom/never 44% 21% 21% 14% 1,174
Don't know 40% 27% 22% 11% 105

Educational distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,716. 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% 32% 14% 8% 9,716
Once or twice a month 48% 31% 14% 7% 1,527
Several times a year 54% 24% 13% 9% 860
Seldom/never 61% 25% 9% 5% 1,346
Don't know 56% 27% 11% 6% 162

Marital status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,737. 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 58% 3% 13% 9% 16% 9,737
Once or twice a month 54% 5% 15% 5% 20% 1,531
Several times a year 54% 5% 11% 7% 23% 865
Seldom/never 45% 8% 16% 9% 22% 1,345
Don't know 49% 3% 13% 13% 22% 163

Parent of children under 18 among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,736. 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% 9,736
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 1,529
Several times a year 33% 67% 865
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,350
Don't know 21% 79% 164

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 8% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 9,781
Once or twice a month 77% 18% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1,535
Several times a year 68% 25% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 865
Seldom/never 48% 27% 10% 1% 10% 3% 1,355
Don't know 77% 11% < 1% 5% 3% 4% 166

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 2% 2% 1% 9,781
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 5% 2% < 1% 1,535
Several times a year 52% 36% 8% 3% < 1% 865
Seldom/never 33% 36% 18% 13% 1% 1,355
Don't know 74% 14% 4% 4% 3% 166

Attendance at religious services among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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 68% 22% 10% < 1% 9,781
Once or twice a month 39% 44% 18% < 1% 1,535
Several times a year 30% 45% 25% < 1% 865
Seldom/never 18% 33% 48% 1% 1,355
Don't know 49% 24% 21% 5% 166

Frequency of prayer among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,781. 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 85% 10% 2% 3% 1% 9,781
Once or twice a month 61% 23% 7% 8% 1% 1,535
Several times a year 47% 24% 11% 18% 1% 865
Seldom/never 31% 16% 11% 41% 1% 1,355
Don't know 65% 12% 3% 12% 8% 166

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 12% 8% 27% 1% 9,781
Once or twice a month 21% 18% 11% 50% < 1% 1,535
Several times a year 16% 8% 16% 60% < 1% 865
Seldom/never 10% 5% 6% 78% < 1% 1,355
Don't know 38% 4% 7% 46% 5% 166

Frequency of meditation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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 60% 6% 3% 30% 2% 9,781
Once or twice a month 32% 13% 5% 50% 1% 1,535
Several times a year 21% 7% 15% 55% 2% 865
Seldom/never 19% 6% 3% 69% 2% 1,355
Don't know 31% 2% < 1% 38% 28% 166

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 15% 9% 21% 2% 9,781
Once or twice a month 33% 24% 16% 27% 1% 1,535
Several times a year 23% 15% 33% 29% 1% 865
Seldom/never 25% 9% 12% 53% 1% 1,355
Don't know 25% 16% 6% 25% 28% 166

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 4% 25% 3% 2% 9,781
Once or twice a month 41% 7% 45% 5% 2% 1,535
Several times a year 35% 5% 51% 8% 2% 865
Seldom/never 21% 8% 58% 11% 2% 1,355
Don't know 46% 5% 33% 6% 10% 166

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 45% 2% 1% 9,781
Once or twice a month 39% 58% 1% 2% 1,535
Several times a year 38% 59% 1% 2% 865
Seldom/never 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,355
Don't know 39% 51% 3% 7% 166

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 9% 5% 15% 1% 9,781
Once or twice a month 36% 20% 11% 33% < 1% 1,535
Several times a year 22% 12% 17% 49% < 1% 865
Seldom/never 13% 8% 7% 72% 1% 1,355
Don't know 42% 9% 8% 26% 14% 166

Interpreting scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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 58% 27% 4% 7% 4% 9,781
Once or twice a month 41% 36% 3% 15% 5% 1,535
Several times a year 37% 34% 4% 20% 5% 865
Seldom/never 29% 24% 2% 36% 9% 1,355
Don't know 43% 20% 12% 12% 14% 166

Belief in Heaven among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,781. 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% 6% 6% 9,781
Once or twice a month 87% 8% 5% 1,535
Several times a year 83% 11% 6% 865
Seldom/never 68% 23% 8% 1,355
Don't know 73% 13% 15% 166

Belief in Hell among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,781. 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 80% 13% 7% 9,781
Once or twice a month 76% 18% 6% 1,535
Several times a year 70% 22% 8% 865
Seldom/never 55% 34% 11% 1,355
Don't know 67% 20% 13% 166

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,781. 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% 17% 29% 9,781
Once or twice a month 54% 15% 31% 1,535
Several times a year 53% 13% 34% 865
Seldom/never 46% 19% 35% 1,355
Don't know 43% 35% 22% 166

Political ideology among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,781. 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 60% 24% 10% 6% 9,781
Once or twice a month 56% 26% 13% 5% 1,535
Several times a year 52% 30% 14% 4% 865
Seldom/never 41% 30% 18% 10% 1,355
Don't know 47% 19% 8% 26% 166

Views about size of government among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 32% 2% 3% 9,781
Once or twice a month 62% 35% 1% 2% 1,535
Several times a year 61% 34% 1% 3% 865
Seldom/never 57% 37% 2% 3% 1,355
Don't know 52% 30% 7% 11% 166

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 37% 4% 2% 9,781
Once or twice a month 58% 37% 3% 2% 1,535
Several times a year 60% 35% 3% 2% 865
Seldom/never 54% 41% 3% 2% 1,355
Don't know 48% 35% 8% 9% 166

Views about abortion among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 72% 4% 9,781
Once or twice a month 36% 60% 4% 1,535
Several times a year 39% 58% 3% 865
Seldom/never 48% 48% 4% 1,355
Don't know 19% 67% 14% 166

Views about homosexuality among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 73% 4% 3% 9,781
Once or twice a month 30% 62% 5% 3% 1,535
Several times a year 33% 60% 3% 4% 865
Seldom/never 29% 63% 4% 4% 1,355
Don't know 11% 72% 11% 6% 166

Views about environmental regulation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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% 43% 3% 4% 9,781
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 2% 3% 1,535
Several times a year 51% 44% 2% 3% 865
Seldom/never 51% 42% 3% 3% 1,355
Don't know 42% 38% 7% 14% 166

Views about human evolution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 9,781. 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 10% 23% 2% 59% 5% 9,781
Once or twice a month 17% 28% 3% 48% 4% 1,535
Several times a year 23% 27% 3% 41% 5% 865
Seldom/never 32% 20% 3% 38% 7% 1,355
Don't know 12% 12% 11% 47% 18% 166