Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate once or twice a month

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 2,884. 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 46% 21% 15% 17% 1% 2,884
2007 37% 22% 17% 21% 3% 2,613

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 42% 20% 18% 17% 2% 613
Evangelical Protestant 39% 24% 16% 20% 1% 546
Historically Black Protestant 30% 24% 14% 31% 2% 162
Mainline Protestant 44% 24% 15% 17% < 1% 574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 58% 17% 12% 13% < 1% 703

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,340. 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% 32% 23% 13% 1,340
Once or twice a month 25% 34% 25% 17% 596
Several times a year 20% 41% 20% 18% 404
Seldom/never 18% 40% 24% 18% 475

Generational cohort among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,340. 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% 25% 28% 8% 1% 1,340
Once or twice a month 18% 15% 26% 30% 10% 1% 596
Several times a year 12% 16% 33% 23% 13% 2% 404
Seldom/never 10% 16% 32% 28% 12% 1% 475

Gender composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,355. 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% 50% 1,355
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 604
Several times a year 43% 57% 415
Seldom/never 45% 55% 484

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,339. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 9% 4% 16% 5% 1,339
Once or twice a month 66% 11% 5% 15% 3% 597
Several times a year 59% 11% 7% 21% 2% 412
Seldom/never 58% 17% 4% 17% 4% 478

Immigrant status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,337. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 12% 73% 1,337
Once or twice a month 17% 9% 74% 599
Several times a year 23% 12% 65% 408
Seldom/never 15% 9% 76% 475

Income distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,222. 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% 19% 27% 20% 1,222
Once or twice a month 32% 19% 27% 22% 550
Several times a year 34% 17% 30% 19% 372
Seldom/never 38% 22% 22% 17% 427

Educational distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,353. 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 35% 34% 19% 13% 1,353
Once or twice a month 37% 33% 17% 13% 603
Several times a year 35% 32% 18% 14% 414
Seldom/never 46% 31% 16% 7% 480

Marital status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,354. 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% 8% 13% 4% 32% 1,354
Once or twice a month 46% 8% 13% 5% 29% 602
Several times a year 47% 11% 12% 8% 23% 414
Seldom/never 46% 7% 13% 7% 27% 482

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,353. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 76% 1,353
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 602
Several times a year 29% 71% 413
Seldom/never 29% 71% 484

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 25% 9% 1% 12% 3% 1,355
Once or twice a month 57% 27% 5% < 1% 8% 3% 604
Several times a year 49% 32% 8% 1% 8% 3% 415
Seldom/never 66% 24% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 484

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 30% 14% 13% 1% 1,355
Once or twice a month 52% 27% 12% 8% 1% 604
Several times a year 46% 30% 15% 9% < 1% 415
Seldom/never 53% 29% 11% 6% 1% 484

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 41% 32% < 1% 1,355
Once or twice a month 36% 40% 24% < 1% 604
Several times a year 29% 44% 26% < 1% 415
Seldom/never 34% 37% 28% 1% 484

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,355. 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% 18% 10% 28% 1% 1,355
Once or twice a month 47% 23% 10% 20% < 1% 604
Several times a year 45% 20% 14% 20% < 1% 415
Seldom/never 50% 24% 8% 18% 1% 484

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

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 14% 9% 61% < 1% 1,355
Once or twice a month 21% 19% 8% 51% < 1% 604
Several times a year 17% 13% 13% 57% < 1% 415
Seldom/never 19% 13% 12% 57% < 1% 484

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 21% 7% 9% < 1% 1,355
Once or twice a month 49% 31% 10% 9% 1% 604
Several times a year 38% 31% 20% 9% 2% 415
Seldom/never 48% 21% 10% 20% 2% 484

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 17% 43% 12% 3% 1,355
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 46% 10% 1% 604
Several times a year 26% 14% 48% 11% 1% 415
Seldom/never 32% 8% 49% 8% 3% 484

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 72% 1% 1% 1,355
Once or twice a month 30% 69% < 1% 1% 604
Several times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 415
Seldom/never 31% 67% 1% 1% 484

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 17% 12% 47% < 1% 1,355
Once or twice a month 30% 18% 12% 40% < 1% 604
Several times a year 19% 19% 15% 47% < 1% 415
Seldom/never 26% 17% 13% 44% < 1% 484

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 23% 1% 47% 9% 1,355
Once or twice a month 26% 28% 2% 39% 6% 604
Several times a year 24% 30% 1% 37% 8% 415
Seldom/never 35% 30% 3% 26% 6% 484

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,355. 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 64% 30% 6% 1,355
Once or twice a month 72% 21% 7% 604
Several times a year 69% 25% 6% 415
Seldom/never 79% 14% 7% 484

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,355. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 46% 7% 1,355
Once or twice a month 58% 35% 7% 604
Several times a year 52% 40% 8% 415
Seldom/never 64% 28% 8% 484

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,355. 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% 17% 53% 1,355
Once or twice a month 37% 13% 50% 604
Several times a year 32% 18% 50% 415
Seldom/never 40% 17% 43% 484

Political ideology among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,355. 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% 35% 33% 5% 1,355
Once or twice a month 33% 37% 28% 3% 604
Several times a year 31% 37% 27% 5% 415
Seldom/never 38% 38% 18% 7% 484

Views about size of government among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 44% 4% 4% 1,355
Once or twice a month 47% 50% 1% 2% 604
Several times a year 49% 47% 2% 2% 415
Seldom/never 46% 47% 4% 3% 484

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 57% 4% 2% 1,355
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 2% 1% 604
Several times a year 38% 59% 2% 1% 415
Seldom/never 43% 52% 3% 1% 484

Views about abortion among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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 64% 31% 5% 1,355
Once or twice a month 61% 38% < 1% 604
Several times a year 62% 35% 3% 415
Seldom/never 52% 42% 6% 484

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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 75% 20% 3% 2% 1,355
Once or twice a month 71% 24% 3% 2% 604
Several times a year 68% 26% 3% 3% 415
Seldom/never 58% 32% 4% 5% 484

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,355. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 68% 26% 6% 1,355
Once or twice a month 61% 34% 5% 604
Several times a year 61% 33% 6% 415
Seldom/never 49% 41% 10% 484

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 2% 1,355
Once or twice a month 35% 62% 1% 3% 604
Several times a year 31% 67% 1% 1% 415
Seldom/never 42% 53% 2% 3% 484

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 1,355. 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% 25% 6% 23% 2% 1,355
Once or twice a month 38% 32% 2% 26% 2% 604
Several times a year 37% 25% 5% 31% 3% 415
Seldom/never 27% 25% 5% 38% 4% 484