Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 5,262. 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 27% 12% 14% 45% 1% 5,262
2007 21% 10% 13% 54% 2% 5,886

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 21% 9% 13% 55% 1% 963
Evangelical Protestant 23% 12% 15% 48% 1% 511
Historically Black Protestant 24% 8% 9% 57% 3% 136
Jewish 27% 17% 18% 36% 1% 235
Mainline Protestant 24% 12% 16% 46% 1% 778
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 14% 14% 41% < 1% 2,348

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,415. 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% 31% 22% 12% 1,415
Once or twice a month 31% 32% 23% 14% 675
Several times a year 23% 38% 22% 17% 789
Seldom/never 22% 34% 25% 19% 2,245

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,415. 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% 18% 25% 26% 7% 1% 1,415
Once or twice a month 18% 19% 26% 27% 8% 1% 675
Several times a year 13% 19% 28% 28% 10% 1% 789
Seldom/never 13% 14% 28% 30% 13% 1% 2,245

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,437. 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 67% 33% 1,437
Once or twice a month 63% 37% 677
Several times a year 64% 36% 796
Seldom/never 59% 41% 2,299

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,418. 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% 7% 3% 13% 5% 1,418
Once or twice a month 80% 5% 4% 8% 3% 670
Several times a year 73% 4% 7% 13% 3% 791
Seldom/never 70% 9% 5% 13% 3% 2,268

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,412. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 14% 76% 1,412
Once or twice a month 12% 11% 77% 669
Several times a year 14% 14% 72% 791
Seldom/never 14% 11% 75% 2,255

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,291. 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% 19% 24% 18% 1,291
Once or twice a month 29% 19% 28% 24% 619
Several times a year 28% 20% 28% 24% 716
Seldom/never 39% 22% 24% 15% 1,954

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,429. 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% 35% 15% 10% 1,429
Once or twice a month 42% 31% 15% 12% 677
Several times a year 39% 29% 18% 14% 794
Seldom/never 54% 26% 13% 7% 2,282

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 11% 13% 4% 39% 1,424
Once or twice a month 43% 10% 13% 4% 30% 675
Several times a year 45% 9% 11% 5% 29% 792
Seldom/never 43% 8% 13% 7% 28% 2,287

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,431. 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% 1,431
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 676
Several times a year 27% 73% 794
Seldom/never 26% 74% 2,286

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 22% 13% < 1% 31% 5% 1,437
Once or twice a month 21% 27% 14% < 1% 32% 6% 677
Several times a year 23% 32% 14% 1% 24% 7% 796
Seldom/never 36% 28% 12% 1% 21% 3% 2,299

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 20% 30% 1% 1,437
Once or twice a month 12% 28% 30% 30% 1% 677
Several times a year 13% 32% 27% 27% < 1% 796
Seldom/never 21% 33% 22% 24% < 1% 2,299

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 29% 61% < 1% 1,437
Once or twice a month 8% 29% 63% < 1% 677
Several times a year 7% 32% 60% < 1% 796
Seldom/never 12% 30% 58% < 1% 2,299

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,437. 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% 14% 7% 56% 1% 1,437
Once or twice a month 16% 12% 8% 64% < 1% 677
Several times a year 13% 13% 12% 62% < 1% 796
Seldom/never 21% 13% 9% 56% 1% 2,299

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 3% 3% 87% < 1% 1,437
Once or twice a month 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 677
Several times a year 3% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 796
Seldom/never 6% 2% 4% 88% < 1% 2,299

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 8% 4% 63% 1% 1,437
Once or twice a month 12% 8% 3% 76% 1% 677
Several times a year 12% 5% 5% 76% 1% 796
Seldom/never 11% 4% 3% 82% 1% 2,299

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 8% 17% 55% 18% 2% 1,437
Once or twice a month 8% 16% 58% 17% 1% 677
Several times a year 7% 14% 62% 16% 1% 796
Seldom/never 14% 9% 63% 12% 2% 2,299

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 76% 2% 1% 1,437
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 1% < 1% 677
Several times a year 22% 77% 1% < 1% 796
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% 1% 2,299

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 7% 6% 76% < 1% 1,437
Once or twice a month 4% 5% 8% 82% < 1% 677
Several times a year 4% 4% 6% 86% < 1% 796
Seldom/never 8% 4% 4% 83% 1% 2,299

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 16% 1% 65% 8% 1,437
Once or twice a month 8% 14% 1% 69% 8% 677
Several times a year 11% 16% 1% 66% 6% 796
Seldom/never 18% 24% 1% 49% 8% 2,299

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,437. 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% 48% 9% 1,437
Once or twice a month 41% 49% 10% 677
Several times a year 45% 45% 10% 796
Seldom/never 61% 32% 7% 2,299

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,437. 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% 59% 9% 1,437
Once or twice a month 33% 58% 9% 677
Several times a year 34% 57% 9% 796
Seldom/never 46% 46% 8% 2,299

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,437. 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 28% 19% 53% 1,437
Once or twice a month 31% 16% 52% 677
Several times a year 33% 17% 50% 796
Seldom/never 33% 24% 43% 2,299

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,437. 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% 35% 36% 7% 1,437
Once or twice a month 21% 38% 35% 7% 677
Several times a year 23% 39% 31% 7% 796
Seldom/never 29% 33% 28% 10% 2,299

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 42% 4% 4% 1,437
Once or twice a month 51% 41% 3% 4% 677
Several times a year 54% 41% 3% 3% 796
Seldom/never 48% 46% 2% 4% 2,299

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 55% 3% 2% 1,437
Once or twice a month 39% 55% 4% 1% 677
Several times a year 41% 55% 3% 1% 796
Seldom/never 44% 50% 3% 3% 2,299

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 26% 4% 1,437
Once or twice a month 75% 23% 3% 677
Several times a year 74% 22% 4% 796
Seldom/never 63% 33% 4% 2,299

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 17% 3% 3% 1,437
Once or twice a month 80% 16% 2% 2% 677
Several times a year 75% 19% 5% 2% 796
Seldom/never 70% 24% 3% 3% 2,299

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,437. 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% 25% 6% 1,437
Once or twice a month 76% 18% 6% 677
Several times a year 72% 22% 6% 796
Seldom/never 61% 31% 8% 2,299

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 65% 2% 3% 1,437
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 3% 3% 677
Several times a year 31% 64% 2% 2% 796
Seldom/never 41% 55% 2% 3% 2,299

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,437. 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% 17% 5% 15% 4% 1,437
Once or twice a month 66% 13% 4% 15% 2% 677
Several times a year 59% 19% 2% 17% 4% 796
Seldom/never 47% 18% 4% 26% 4% 2,299