Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 50-64 year olds

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

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 = 10,296. 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 48% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10,296
2007 44% 13% 14% 26% 3% 10,484

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 50-64 year olds by religious group

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

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 42% 15% 14% 27% 1% 2,277
Evangelical Protestant 51% 14% 11% 22% 2% 2,758
Historically Black Protestant 44% 15% 8% 30% 2% 622
Jewish 43% 15% 17% 25% 1% 236
Mainline Protestant 45% 17% 14% 23% 1% 1,819
Mormon 53% 23% 10% 14% 1% 168
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 48% 14% 12% 24% 1% 1,838

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

DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,558
Several times a year < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,291
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,231
Don't know < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 135

Gender composition among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 54% 5,081
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 1,558
Several times a year 53% 47% 1,291
Seldom/never 50% 50% 2,231
Don't know 40% 60% 135

Racial and ethnic composition among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,992. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 11% 1% 12% 5% 4,992
Once or twice a month 74% 11% 3% 9% 3% 1,543
Several times a year 77% 7% 4% 9% 3% 1,278
Seldom/never 71% 14% 2% 10% 3% 2,194
Don't know 53% 17% 6% 21% 3% 128

Immigrant status among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,038. 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% 6% 81% 5,038
Once or twice a month 11% 6% 83% 1,550
Several times a year 13% 7% 80% 1,281
Seldom/never 10% 6% 84% 2,207
Don't know 27% 8% 65% 126

Income distribution among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,539. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 18% 28% 22% 4,539
Once or twice a month 26% 18% 29% 26% 1,444
Several times a year 23% 19% 31% 27% 1,172
Seldom/never 36% 19% 27% 18% 1,946

Educational distribution among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,064. 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 38% 30% 18% 13% 5,064
Once or twice a month 39% 31% 17% 13% 1,558
Several times a year 38% 30% 20% 12% 1,287
Seldom/never 53% 28% 12% 6% 2,220
Don't know 57% 23% 13% 7% 132

Marital status among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,058. 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% 5% 20% 5% 10% 5,058
Once or twice a month 63% 4% 20% 4% 9% 1,556
Several times a year 64% 6% 17% 5% 9% 1,287
Seldom/never 58% 4% 20% 6% 12% 2,223
Don't know 58% 5% 17% 4% 17% 130

Parent of children under 18 among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,070. 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% 84% 5,070
Once or twice a month 16% 84% 1,557
Several times a year 16% 84% 1,289
Seldom/never 14% 86% 2,225
Don't know 10% 90% 135

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say they…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 5,081. 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 72% 16% 4% 1% 6% 2% 5,081
Once or twice a month 65% 23% 4% 1% 6% 2% 1,558
Several times a year 60% 26% 4% < 1% 7% 2% 1,291
Seldom/never 70% 17% 5% 1% 6% 2% 2,231
Don't know 67% 18% 3% 5% 4% 3% 135

Importance of religion in one's life among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 19% 7% 8% 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 56% 27% 10% 6% 1% 1,558
Several times a year 51% 31% 10% 8% < 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 52% 29% 11% 8% < 1% 2,231
Don't know 67% 18% 4% 4% 7% 135

Attendance at religious services among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 31% 26% 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 37% 36% 26% < 1% 1,558
Several times a year 29% 41% 30% < 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 32% 35% 33% 1% 2,231
Don't know 41% 28% 26% 5% 135

Frequency of prayer among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 13% 3% 14% 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 58% 19% 6% 17% 1% 1,558
Several times a year 50% 20% 8% 21% 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 53% 18% 7% 22% 1% 2,231
Don't know 63% 13% 6% 11% 8% 135

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 9% 8% 50% < 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 25% 10% 9% 56% 1% 1,558
Several times a year 17% 8% 11% 64% < 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 21% 5% 6% 67% < 1% 2,231
Don't know 33% 11% 6% 40% 11% 135

Frequency of meditation among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who meditate…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 7% 3% 30% 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 38% 12% 5% 44% 1% 1,558
Several times a year 28% 8% 8% 55% 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 29% 6% 3% 61% 1% 2,231
Don't know 47% 5% 1% 29% 18% 135

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 10% 5% 8% 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 56% 22% 10% 12% 1% 1,558
Several times a year 42% 19% 22% 16% 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 48% 12% 10% 29% 1% 2,231
Don't know 66% 2% 2% 6% 23% 135

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 10% 38% 7% 3% 5,081
Once or twice a month 38% 8% 44% 7% 2% 1,558
Several times a year 29% 9% 51% 9% 3% 1,291
Seldom/never 34% 6% 52% 6% 2% 2,231
Don't know 38% 8% 37% 2% 15% 135

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 5,081. 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% 57% 2% 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 39% 59% 1% < 1% 1,558
Several times a year 36% 62% 1% 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 36% 62% 1% 1% 2,231
Don't know 30% 54% 6% 11% 135

Frequency of reading scripture among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 9% 7% 35% 1% 5,081
Once or twice a month 35% 12% 10% 42% < 1% 1,558
Several times a year 24% 10% 13% 53% < 1% 1,291
Seldom/never 29% 9% 7% 55% < 1% 2,231
Don't know 48% 8% 2% 33% 9% 135

Interpreting scripture among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 5,081. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 24% 3% 29% 8% 5,081
Once or twice a month 34% 30% 2% 29% 6% 1,558
Several times a year 28% 27% 3% 35% 6% 1,291
Seldom/never 38% 26% 3% 26% 7% 2,231
Don't know 43% 6% 17% 11% 22% 135

Belief in Heaven among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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 72% 20% 8% 5,081
Once or twice a month 77% 16% 7% 1,558
Several times a year 76% 18% 6% 1,291
Seldom/never 77% 16% 7% 2,231
Don't know 63% 17% 21% 135

Belief in Hell among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 34% 9% 5,081
Once or twice a month 61% 30% 9% 1,558
Several times a year 59% 33% 8% 1,291
Seldom/never 64% 28% 8% 2,231
Don't know 52% 20% 29% 135

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 16% 45% 5,081
Once or twice a month 43% 12% 45% 1,558
Several times a year 40% 15% 45% 1,291
Seldom/never 38% 18% 44% 2,231
Don't know 25% 40% 35% 135

Political ideology among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 30% 23% 5% 5,081
Once or twice a month 42% 34% 22% 2% 1,558
Several times a year 37% 38% 23% 3% 1,291
Seldom/never 42% 31% 20% 7% 2,231
Don't know 31% 20% 21% 29% 135

Views about size of government among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 39% 4% 4% 5,081
Once or twice a month 56% 38% 3% 4% 1,558
Several times a year 57% 36% 3% 3% 1,291
Seldom/never 54% 39% 3% 3% 2,231
Don't know 43% 43% 7% 7% 135

Views about government aid to the poor among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 50% 4% 2% 5,081
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 4% 2% 1,558
Several times a year 46% 49% 3% 2% 1,291
Seldom/never 49% 45% 4% 2% 2,231
Don't know 36% 45% 12% 7% 135

Views about abortion among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 44% 5% 5,081
Once or twice a month 56% 41% 3% 1,558
Several times a year 58% 39% 3% 1,291
Seldom/never 54% 41% 5% 2,231
Don't know 34% 54% 12% 135

Views about homosexuality among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 34% 5% 4% 5,081
Once or twice a month 59% 35% 3% 2% 1,558
Several times a year 60% 33% 5% 2% 1,291
Seldom/never 55% 36% 4% 4% 2,231
Don't know 37% 42% 7% 14% 135

Views about same-sex marriage among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,081. 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% 44% 8% 5,081
Once or twice a month 49% 45% 6% 1,558
Several times a year 51% 41% 8% 1,291
Seldom/never 44% 46% 9% 2,231
Don't know 28% 54% 18% 135

Views about environmental regulation among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 5,081. 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% 54% 3% 2% 5,081
Once or twice a month 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,558
Several times a year 38% 58% 2% 2% 1,291
Seldom/never 45% 49% 2% 4% 2,231
Don't know 28% 48% 5% 19% 135

Views about human evolution among 50-64 year olds by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of 50-64 year olds who say humans…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 5,081. 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% 27% 4% 38% 4% 5,081
Once or twice a month 30% 28% 3% 36% 3% 1,558
Several times a year 31% 29% 3% 32% 4% 1,291
Seldom/never 26% 26% 3% 41% 4% 2,231
Don't know 13% 12% 13% 39% 24% 135