Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 14,858. 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 60% 14% 9% 16% 2% 14,858
2007 55% 13% 10% 19% 4% 15,033

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 186. 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 65% 16% 10% 8% 1% 186
Catholic 57% 14% 10% 18% 1% 3,024
Evangelical Protestant 60% 13% 8% 17% 2% 4,408
Historically Black Protestant 51% 15% 9% 23% 2% 1,132
Jehovah's Witness 73% 8% 3% 13% 4% 195
Jewish 56% 18% 7% 19% 1% 227
Mainline Protestant 58% 14% 10% 15% 2% 2,411
Mormon 58% 24% 9% 9% < 1% 410
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 66% 14% 7% 13% 1% 2,029

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,877. 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% 31% 30% 23% 8,877
Once or twice a month 19% 37% 26% 18% 1,994
Several times a year 15% 36% 26% 24% 1,225
Seldom/never 12% 32% 28% 28% 2,173
Don't know 8% 22% 27% 43% 256

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,877. 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% 12% 26% 36% 15% 2% 8,877
Once or twice a month 12% 14% 30% 30% 13% 1% 1,994
Several times a year 8% 13% 30% 31% 17% 2% 1,225
Seldom/never 6% 10% 27% 34% 19% 3% 2,173
Don't know 4% 7% 19% 36% 30% 4% 256

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,080. 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% 9,080
Once or twice a month 43% 57% 2,018
Several times a year 44% 56% 1,256
Seldom/never 41% 59% 2,237
Don't know 38% 62% 267

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,918. 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% 14% 2% 19% 5% 8,918
Once or twice a month 62% 15% 4% 15% 4% 1,988
Several times a year 59% 12% 5% 19% 4% 1,238
Seldom/never 57% 21% 2% 15% 4% 2,194
Don't know 57% 17% 2% 20% 5% 257

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,966. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 10% 72% 8,966
Once or twice a month 16% 9% 75% 1,999
Several times a year 21% 10% 68% 1,242
Seldom/never 14% 8% 78% 2,201
Don't know 20% 10% 70% 255

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 7,885. 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% 21% 24% 15% 7,885
Once or twice a month 31% 22% 28% 19% 1,797
Several times a year 39% 17% 26% 18% 1,093
Seldom/never 43% 23% 22% 12% 1,877
Don't know 57% 12% 21% 10% 177

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,023. 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% 31% 17% 12% 9,023
Once or twice a month 35% 34% 18% 12% 2,013
Several times a year 38% 32% 17% 13% 1,247
Seldom/never 48% 33% 12% 7% 2,227
Don't know 60% 21% 12% 7% 257

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,026. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 7% 15% 9% 20% 9,026
Once or twice a month 51% 6% 15% 7% 22% 2,011
Several times a year 52% 7% 13% 10% 19% 1,252
Seldom/never 50% 5% 16% 12% 17% 2,223
Don't know 43% 5% 16% 19% 17% 255

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,042. 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% 74% 9,042
Once or twice a month 32% 68% 2,014
Several times a year 30% 70% 1,248
Seldom/never 28% 72% 2,227
Don't know 19% 81% 267

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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 74% 16% 3% 1% 5% 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 76% 15% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 2,018
Several times a year 71% 19% 3% 1% 5% 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 83% 11% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2,237
Don't know 76% 13% 2% 3% 2% 3% 267

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 16% 6% 7% 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 70% 18% 6% 5% 1% 2,018
Several times a year 66% 21% 6% 6% 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 75% 16% 4% 5% 1% 2,237
Don't know 77% 14% 4% 1% 4% 267

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 26% 23% < 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 51% 30% 19% < 1% 2,018
Several times a year 46% 35% 19% 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 53% 28% 19% 1% 2,237
Don't know 60% 23% 15% 2% 267

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,080. 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 76% 11% 3% 10% 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 74% 14% 3% 9% < 1% 2,018
Several times a year 71% 16% 3% 10% 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 75% 14% 3% 9% < 1% 2,237
Don't know 86% 5% 1% 5% 4% 267

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 10% 7% 41% 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 36% 14% 9% 40% 1% 2,018
Several times a year 32% 13% 11% 44% < 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 38% 9% 7% 45% 1% 2,237
Don't know 51% 8% 8% 28% 4% 267

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 8% 3% 4% 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 73% 16% 6% 4% 1% 2,018
Several times a year 64% 15% 13% 8% < 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 72% 11% 4% 12% 1% 2,237
Don't know 73% 5% 2% 6% 13% 267

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 12% 34% 7% 3% 9,080
Once or twice a month 44% 9% 38% 6% 2% 2,018
Several times a year 39% 9% 41% 9% 2% 1,256
Seldom/never 47% 6% 40% 5% 2% 2,237
Don't know 55% 4% 27% 2% 12% 267

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 58% 2% 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 36% 61% 1% 1% 2,018
Several times a year 34% 63% 1% 2% 1,256
Seldom/never 36% 62% 1% 1% 2,237
Don't know 36% 49% 5% 10% 267

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 9% 6% 26% 1% 9,080
Once or twice a month 53% 12% 7% 27% < 1% 2,018
Several times a year 45% 13% 10% 32% < 1% 1,256
Seldom/never 54% 10% 5% 31% 1% 2,237
Don't know 68% 6% 2% 18% 5% 267

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 24% 3% 27% 7% 9,080
Once or twice a month 38% 30% 2% 23% 6% 2,018
Several times a year 39% 28% 3% 22% 8% 1,256
Seldom/never 49% 25% 4% 16% 6% 2,237
Don't know 54% 12% 16% 7% 11% 267

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,080. 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% 18% 8% 9,080
Once or twice a month 81% 14% 6% 2,018
Several times a year 79% 15% 5% 1,256
Seldom/never 83% 12% 5% 2,237
Don't know 79% 6% 15% 267

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,080. 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% 32% 9% 9,080
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 7% 2,018
Several times a year 65% 27% 8% 1,256
Seldom/never 71% 22% 7% 2,237
Don't know 65% 17% 18% 267

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,080. 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% 20% 44% 9,080
Once or twice a month 40% 15% 45% 2,018
Several times a year 38% 14% 48% 1,256
Seldom/never 36% 20% 44% 2,237
Don't know 30% 31% 39% 267

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,080. 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% 29% 24% 6% 9,080
Once or twice a month 41% 34% 21% 4% 2,018
Several times a year 38% 35% 22% 5% 1,256
Seldom/never 42% 31% 19% 8% 2,237
Don't know 38% 20% 17% 25% 267

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 42% 4% 4% 9,080
Once or twice a month 53% 41% 2% 3% 2,018
Several times a year 51% 42% 3% 3% 1,256
Seldom/never 49% 43% 4% 4% 2,237
Don't know 43% 35% 11% 11% 267

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 52% 5% 2% 9,080
Once or twice a month 45% 48% 4% 3% 2,018
Several times a year 41% 52% 4% 3% 1,256
Seldom/never 46% 48% 5% 2% 2,237
Don't know 47% 36% 11% 6% 267

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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 45% 50% 5% 9,080
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 4% 2,018
Several times a year 51% 45% 5% 1,256
Seldom/never 44% 50% 6% 2,237
Don't know 33% 52% 14% 267

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 38% 5% 4% 9,080
Once or twice a month 54% 40% 3% 3% 2,018
Several times a year 56% 35% 5% 4% 1,256
Seldom/never 49% 42% 5% 4% 2,237
Don't know 30% 51% 5% 14% 267

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,080. 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% 46% 8% 9,080
Once or twice a month 45% 49% 7% 2,018
Several times a year 46% 46% 8% 1,256
Seldom/never 37% 54% 10% 2,237
Don't know 21% 59% 20% 267

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 56% 3% 4% 9,080
Once or twice a month 38% 58% 1% 3% 2,018
Several times a year 36% 58% 2% 4% 1,256
Seldom/never 42% 50% 3% 4% 2,237
Don't know 35% 40% 6% 19% 267

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate at least once a week 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 = 9,080. 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% 26% 4% 40% 5% 9,080
Once or twice a month 24% 27% 4% 41% 4% 2,018
Several times a year 26% 29% 4% 37% 4% 1,256
Seldom/never 20% 24% 3% 48% 5% 2,237
Don't know 11% 14% 7% 46% 22% 267