Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Heaven

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 7,973. 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% 16% 13% 20% 1% 7,973
2007 44% 14% 13% 27% 2% 6,275

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Heaven by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 151. 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 67% 9% 10% 14% < 1% 151
Catholic 44% 13% 15% 28% 1% 709
Evangelical Protestant 52% 14% 12% 21% 2% 503
Jewish 43% 19% 16% 22% 1% 461
Mainline Protestant 48% 16% 16% 19% 2% 861
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 49% 17% 13% 20% 1% 4,429

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,027. 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% 32% 24% 13% 4,027
Once or twice a month 32% 38% 19% 11% 1,226
Several times a year 23% 40% 20% 16% 1,086
Seldom/never 22% 35% 23% 19% 1,446

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,027. 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 19% 19% 25% 29% 8% 1% 4,027
Once or twice a month 20% 20% 30% 22% 7% 1% 1,226
Several times a year 13% 21% 29% 25% 9% 2% 1,086
Seldom/never 14% 15% 28% 28% 13% 2% 1,446

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,081. 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% 42% 4,081
Once or twice a month 60% 40% 1,238
Several times a year 58% 42% 1,101
Seldom/never 58% 42% 1,481

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,006. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 73% 5% 4% 14% 4% 4,006
Once or twice a month 74% 5% 6% 10% 4% 1,224
Several times a year 69% 4% 13% 12% 2% 1,094
Seldom/never 69% 6% 7% 15% 3% 1,453

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,046. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 12% 74% 4,046
Once or twice a month 17% 12% 71% 1,231
Several times a year 22% 14% 64% 1,092
Seldom/never 17% 13% 69% 1,454

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 3,685. 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% 18% 29% 26% 3,685
Once or twice a month 20% 17% 32% 31% 1,150
Several times a year 18% 19% 32% 31% 998
Seldom/never 30% 22% 26% 22% 1,292

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,060. 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% 32% 24% 18% 4,060
Once or twice a month 24% 31% 25% 21% 1,237
Several times a year 25% 25% 28% 22% 1,096
Seldom/never 44% 26% 17% 13% 1,472

Marital status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,061. 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% 11% 12% 3% 32% 4,061
Once or twice a month 44% 11% 11% 2% 32% 1,237
Several times a year 49% 8% 10% 4% 29% 1,096
Seldom/never 48% 9% 14% 6% 24% 1,477

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,073. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 77% 4,073
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 1,236
Several times a year 26% 74% 1,098
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,471

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 25% 20% 12% 1% 37% 5% 4,081
Once or twice a month 18% 20% 12% < 1% 45% 5% 1,238
Several times a year 17% 22% 15% 1% 41% 4% 1,101
Seldom/never 23% 18% 11% 1% 44% 3% 1,481

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 20% 19% 21% 38% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 11% 20% 30% 39% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 12% 21% 27% 40% < 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 15% 19% 23% 43% < 1% 1,481

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 14% 25% 61% < 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 7% 29% 63% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 8% 29% 63% < 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 10% 24% 66% < 1% 1,481

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,081. 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% 10% 5% 59% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 15% 9% 7% 68% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 14% 10% 6% 70% 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 16% 9% 5% 70% < 1% 1,481

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 10% 4% 4% 81% < 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 6% 4% 4% 86% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 5% 3% 6% 86% < 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 7% 2% 4% 87% < 1% 1,481

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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% 11% 6% 39% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 23% 11% 6% 59% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 19% 11% 10% 60% 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 18% 5% 3% 73% 1% 1,481

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 56% 15% 7% 20% 2% 4,081
Once or twice a month 32% 25% 13% 29% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 24% 16% 23% 36% 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 26% 10% 8% 56% 1% 1,481

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 10% 23% 45% 20% 2% 4,081
Once or twice a month 7% 19% 52% 21% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 8% 17% 56% 17% 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 9% 10% 62% 17% 1% 1,481

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 21% 77% 1% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 22% 77% < 1% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 23% 76% 1% 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,481

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 15% 6% 8% 70% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 8% 5% 7% 79% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 6% 4% 7% 82% < 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 10% 4% 4% 82% < 1% 1,481

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 6% 8% 1% 80% 5% 4,081
Once or twice a month 5% 6% 1% 85% 4% 1,238
Several times a year 6% 6% 1% 82% 5% 1,101
Seldom/never 8% 11% 1% 73% 7% 1,481

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,081. 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 6% 92% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 5% 94% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 6% 93% 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 9% 90% 1% 1,481

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,081. 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 21% 19% 60% 4,081
Once or twice a month 23% 13% 64% 1,238
Several times a year 25% 14% 61% 1,101
Seldom/never 29% 23% 48% 1,481

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,081. 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 17% 32% 46% 5% 4,081
Once or twice a month 16% 35% 45% 4% 1,238
Several times a year 19% 34% 43% 4% 1,101
Seldom/never 22% 34% 36% 8% 1,481

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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% 45% 5% 4% 4,081
Once or twice a month 46% 47% 3% 3% 1,238
Several times a year 48% 47% 3% 3% 1,101
Seldom/never 50% 45% 3% 3% 1,481

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 31% 65% 3% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 31% 63% 4% 2% 1,238
Several times a year 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,101
Seldom/never 43% 52% 3% 2% 1,481

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 78% 19% 3% 4,081
Once or twice a month 82% 17% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 80% 17% 3% 1,101
Seldom/never 71% 26% 4% 1,481

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 84% 12% 2% 2% 4,081
Once or twice a month 86% 10% 2% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 83% 12% 2% 3% 1,101
Seldom/never 77% 18% 2% 3% 1,481

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,081. 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 81% 15% 4% 4,081
Once or twice a month 84% 13% 3% 1,238
Several times a year 80% 15% 5% 1,101
Seldom/never 71% 22% 7% 1,481

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 21% 75% 3% 2% 4,081
Once or twice a month 21% 75% 2% 2% 1,238
Several times a year 24% 73% 2% 1% 1,101
Seldom/never 35% 62% 1% 2% 1,481

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 4,081. 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 70% 11% 4% 13% 1% 4,081
Once or twice a month 77% 8% 3% 10% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 74% 9% 2% 12% 3% 1,101
Seldom/never 63% 11% 3% 21% 2% 1,481