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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 18,708. 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 50% 17% 11% 20% 1% 18,708

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 231. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 61% 14% 13% 10% 1% 231
Catholic 52% 19% 13% 15% 1% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 64% 16% 10% 10% 1% 2,227
Hindu 40% 17% 23% 20% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 70% 13% 9% 7% 1% 740
Jewish 34% 20% 15% 30% 1% 689
Mainline Protestant 53% 20% 12% 14% 1% 3,464
Mormon 66% 15% 9% 10% 1% 155
Muslim 57% 12% 14% 14% 2% 105
Orthodox Christian 41% 26% 13% 19% 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 17% 11% 32% 2% 5,996

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,395. 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 26% 35% 26% 13% 9,395
Once or twice a month 35% 35% 20% 9% 3,193
Several times a year 29% 39% 22% 10% 2,110
Seldom/never 33% 35% 20% 13% 3,486
Don't know 26% 25% 23% 26% 235

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,395. 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 16% 17% 28% 30% 8% 1% 9,395
Once or twice a month 24% 20% 27% 24% 5% < 1% 3,193
Several times a year 19% 18% 31% 26% 5% < 1% 2,110
Seldom/never 21% 19% 27% 24% 8% 1% 3,486
Don't know 16% 17% 18% 29% 19% 1% 235

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,552. 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% 60% 9,552
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 3,236
Several times a year 47% 53% 2,134
Seldom/never 59% 41% 3,538
Don't know 47% 53% 248

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,422. 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% 12% 4% 17% 5% 9,422
Once or twice a month 70% 8% 4% 13% 4% 3,211
Several times a year 70% 6% 7% 15% 3% 2,113
Seldom/never 74% 5% 5% 12% 3% 3,504
Don't know 72% 9% 3% 10% 6% 241

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,453. 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% 12% 73% 9,453
Once or twice a month 13% 12% 75% 3,203
Several times a year 17% 12% 72% 2,112
Seldom/never 12% 13% 74% 3,488
Don't know 14% 13% 74% 240

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 8,493. 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% 20% 26% 21% 8,493
Once or twice a month 29% 20% 27% 23% 2,939
Several times a year 29% 18% 30% 24% 1,925
Seldom/never 33% 20% 27% 20% 3,141
Don't know 32% 17% 28% 23% 183

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,513. 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% 33% 20% 14% 9,513
Once or twice a month 31% 33% 21% 15% 3,230
Several times a year 31% 31% 22% 15% 2,125
Seldom/never 39% 31% 18% 12% 3,521
Don't know 37% 28% 21% 14% 244

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,515. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 10% 13% 5% 27% 9,515
Once or twice a month 42% 10% 10% 3% 35% 3,232
Several times a year 45% 10% 11% 3% 31% 2,127
Seldom/never 39% 10% 11% 4% 36% 3,519
Don't know 47% 8% 10% 8% 27% 242

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,528. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 9,528
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 3,228
Several times a year 28% 72% 2,129
Seldom/never 26% 74% 3,522
Don't know 21% 79% 245

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 21% 5% 1% 9% 2% 9,552
Once or twice a month 45% 30% 8% < 1% 14% 2% 3,236
Several times a year 38% 34% 11% < 1% 13% 3% 2,134
Seldom/never 22% 26% 14% < 1% 33% 5% 3,538
Don't know 33% 20% 5% 5% 22% 15% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 26% 11% 12% 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 30% 38% 17% 15% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 22% 42% 22% 14% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 12% 29% 26% 33% < 1% 3,538
Don't know 28% 24% 15% 31% 3% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 37% 33% < 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 18% 45% 37% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 10% 48% 42% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 7% 28% 65% < 1% 3,538
Don't know 16% 29% 49% 5% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 17% 5% 21% 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 34% 23% 10% 33% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 27% 23% 12% 38% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 15% 12% 7% 65% 1% 3,538
Don't know 26% 15% 8% 42% 10% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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 18% 10% 9% 63% < 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 8% 8% 8% 75% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 5% 6% 9% 79% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 3% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 3,538
Don't know 9% 3% 4% 78% 6% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 10% 3% 38% 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 26% 15% 6% 52% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 18% 10% 10% 61% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 13% 5% 4% 77% 1% 3,538
Don't know 24% 8% 4% 54% 9% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 15% 9% 17% 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 41% 26% 16% 17% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 28% 19% 29% 23% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 28% 14% 15% 42% 1% 3,538
Don't know 34% 15% 13% 22% 16% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 15% 48% 10% 3% 9,552
Once or twice a month 14% 18% 55% 12% 1% 3,236
Several times a year 10% 15% 60% 14% 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 6% 15% 60% 17% 1% 3,538
Don't know 12% 15% 49% 14% 11% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 73% 1% 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 22% 77% 1% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 21% 78% 1% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 3,538
Don't know 19% 73% 5% 3% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 12% 9% 49% 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 14% 12% 11% 63% < 1% 3,236
Several times a year 7% 10% 14% 69% < 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 5% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 3,538
Don't know 15% 6% 6% 59% 13% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 28% 2% 42% 8% 9,552
Once or twice a month 12% 30% 1% 50% 7% 3,236
Several times a year 10% 28% 1% 54% 7% 2,134
Seldom/never 7% 17% < 1% 69% 6% 3,538
Don't know 13% 9% 6% 51% 22% 248

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,552. 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% 25% 7% 9,552
Once or twice a month 64% 30% 6% 3,236
Several times a year 62% 30% 8% 2,134
Seldom/never 44% 48% 8% 3,538
Don't know 46% 37% 17% 248

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,552. 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% 43% 8% 9,552
Once or twice a month 47% 47% 7% 3,236
Several times a year 44% 48% 8% 2,134
Seldom/never 32% 61% 8% 3,538
Don't know 35% 45% 20% 248

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,552. 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 26% 18% 56% 9,552
Once or twice a month 28% 15% 57% 3,236
Several times a year 27% 16% 57% 2,134
Seldom/never 25% 20% 55% 3,538
Don't know 13% 29% 58% 248

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,552. 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% 39% 34% 5% 9,552
Once or twice a month 20% 41% 34% 4% 3,236
Several times a year 17% 44% 34% 4% 2,134
Seldom/never 18% 37% 38% 7% 3,538
Don't know 21% 22% 31% 26% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 50% 4% 4% 9,552
Once or twice a month 45% 49% 3% 3% 3,236
Several times a year 45% 50% 3% 3% 2,134
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 4% 3,538
Don't know 35% 49% 5% 11% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 60% 4% 2% 9,552
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 3% 1% 3,236
Several times a year 35% 61% 3% 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 36% 59% 3% 2% 3,538
Don't know 33% 56% 7% 4% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 28% 3% 9,552
Once or twice a month 73% 25% 2% 3,236
Several times a year 76% 22% 2% 2,134
Seldom/never 78% 20% 2% 3,538
Don't know 71% 21% 8% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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 92% 5% 2% 1% 9,552
Once or twice a month 93% 4% 1% 1% 3,236
Several times a year 94% 4% 1% 1% 2,134
Seldom/never 94% 4% 1% 1% 3,538
Don't know 89% 5% 2% 4% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 68% 2% 2% 9,552
Once or twice a month 26% 71% 2% 1% 3,236
Several times a year 28% 69% 1% 2% 2,134
Seldom/never 28% 69% 1% 2% 3,538
Don't know 29% 59% 3% 9% 248

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 9,552. 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% 30% 4% 23% 3% 9,552
Once or twice a month 50% 26% 4% 18% 2% 3,236
Several times a year 53% 26% 4% 15% 2% 2,134
Seldom/never 65% 15% 4% 14% 2% 3,538
Don't know 48% 15% 13% 17% 7% 248