Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 15,172. 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 34% 17% 15% 34% 1% 15,172
2007 27% 13% 17% 40% 3% 15,447

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 meditate by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 30% 15% 17% 37% 1% 3,119
Evangelical Protestant 35% 18% 13% 33% 1% 3,202
Historically Black Protestant 29% 15% 15% 41% 1% 538
Jewish 32% 18% 19% 30% 1% 487
Mainline Protestant 32% 17% 17% 34% 1% 2,679
Mormon 40% 18% 17% 25% < 1% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 17% 14% 32% 1% 4,330

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 meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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% 33% 24% 11% 5,113
Once or twice a month 34% 34% 23% 10% 2,489
Several times a year 24% 39% 25% 12% 2,353
Seldom/never 21% 38% 25% 16% 4,806
Don't know 14% 25% 28% 34% 142

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,113. 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% 17% 27% 29% 6% < 1% 5,113
Once or twice a month 22% 19% 27% 26% 6% < 1% 2,489
Several times a year 15% 19% 29% 30% 7% < 1% 2,353
Seldom/never 13% 15% 31% 30% 10% 1% 4,806
Don't know 10% 8% 20% 39% 20% 3% 142

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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 52% 48% 5,197
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 2,522
Several times a year 53% 47% 2,389
Seldom/never 50% 50% 4,911
Don't know 43% 57% 153

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,123. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 8% 3% 12% 4% 5,123
Once or twice a month 75% 7% 4% 10% 3% 2,500
Several times a year 73% 7% 7% 10% 3% 2,375
Seldom/never 72% 10% 4% 11% 3% 4,853
Don't know 72% 7% 5% 13% 3% 147

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,140. 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% 11% 78% 5,140
Once or twice a month 11% 9% 79% 2,492
Several times a year 14% 10% 77% 2,365
Seldom/never 10% 11% 79% 4,833
Don't know 16% 7% 76% 146

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,565. 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% 20% 27% 21% 4,565
Once or twice a month 27% 20% 30% 23% 2,279
Several times a year 23% 21% 30% 25% 2,154
Seldom/never 34% 21% 28% 17% 4,217
Don't know 35% 30% 19% 16% 104

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,176. 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% 34% 17% 10% 5,176
Once or twice a month 35% 34% 19% 12% 2,514
Several times a year 36% 30% 20% 13% 2,383
Seldom/never 51% 29% 13% 7% 4,871
Don't know 53% 26% 13% 7% 150

Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,176. 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% 9% 11% 4% 32% 5,176
Once or twice a month 48% 8% 10% 3% 32% 2,521
Several times a year 52% 7% 10% 4% 26% 2,381
Seldom/never 50% 7% 12% 6% 25% 4,894
Don't know 51% 4% 17% 7% 20% 150

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,178. 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% 71% 5,178
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 2,514
Several times a year 33% 67% 2,385
Seldom/never 31% 69% 4,890
Don't know 19% 81% 151

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 20% 7% 1% 15% 3% 5,197
Once or twice a month 50% 24% 7% < 1% 15% 3% 2,522
Several times a year 49% 27% 8% < 1% 13% 3% 2,389
Seldom/never 57% 22% 7% 1% 12% 2% 4,911
Don't know 61% 13% 3% 6% 12% 4% 153

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 26% 13% 17% 1% 5,197
Once or twice a month 37% 31% 16% 15% < 1% 2,522
Several times a year 36% 34% 16% 14% < 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 39% 32% 15% 14% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 56% 16% 11% 10% 7% 153

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 34% 39% < 1% 5,197
Once or twice a month 26% 36% 38% < 1% 2,522
Several times a year 20% 41% 39% < 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 22% 37% 41% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 28% 32% 33% 7% 153

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 16% 6% 34% < 1% 5,197
Once or twice a month 38% 19% 8% 34% < 1% 2,522
Several times a year 33% 20% 9% 37% 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 39% 17% 7% 35% 1% 4,911
Don't know 51% 16% 6% 24% 3% 153

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 7% 7% 69% < 1% 5,197
Once or twice a month 14% 9% 7% 70% < 1% 2,522
Several times a year 9% 6% 9% 75% < 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 12% 6% 6% 75% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 17% 10% 3% 64% 6% 153

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

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 16% 8% 18% 1% 5,197
Once or twice a month 40% 26% 13% 20% 1% 2,522
Several times a year 31% 18% 24% 25% 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 37% 12% 11% 38% 1% 4,911
Don't know 51% 6% 5% 17% 19% 153

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 13% 47% 12% 2% 5,197
Once or twice a month 24% 11% 52% 11% 1% 2,522
Several times a year 22% 10% 56% 10% 2% 2,389
Seldom/never 25% 7% 58% 9% 2% 4,911
Don't know 34% 6% 42% 7% 10% 153

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 67% 1% 1% 5,197
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 1% 1% 2,522
Several times a year 29% 69% 1% < 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 31% 67% 1% 1% 4,911
Don't know 34% 58% 4% 4% 153

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 10% 8% 56% < 1% 5,197
Once or twice a month 20% 12% 9% 59% < 1% 2,522
Several times a year 14% 8% 11% 66% < 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 18% 8% 6% 67% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 32% 6% 5% 48% 9% 153

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 26% 2% 42% 7% 5,197
Once or twice a month 20% 30% 2% 43% 6% 2,522
Several times a year 19% 29% 2% 43% 6% 2,389
Seldom/never 28% 28% 2% 34% 8% 4,911
Don't know 34% 19% 9% 23% 15% 153

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 27% 8% 5,197
Once or twice a month 67% 26% 7% 2,522
Several times a year 69% 25% 6% 2,389
Seldom/never 74% 20% 6% 4,911
Don't know 63% 21% 17% 153

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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 53% 39% 8% 5,197
Once or twice a month 54% 38% 8% 2,522
Several times a year 55% 38% 7% 2,389
Seldom/never 59% 34% 7% 4,911
Don't know 55% 28% 18% 153

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 17% 44% 5,197
Once or twice a month 39% 14% 47% 2,522
Several times a year 40% 16% 43% 2,389
Seldom/never 39% 20% 41% 4,911
Don't know 31% 28% 41% 153

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 34% 26% 6% 5,197
Once or twice a month 31% 38% 26% 5% 2,522
Several times a year 31% 40% 25% 4% 2,389
Seldom/never 37% 33% 22% 8% 4,911
Don't know 34% 23% 22% 21% 153

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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 53% 41% 3% 3% 5,197
Once or twice a month 54% 40% 3% 3% 2,522
Several times a year 55% 40% 2% 3% 2,389
Seldom/never 52% 42% 2% 4% 4,911
Don't know 45% 43% 7% 4% 153

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 3% 2% 5,197
Once or twice a month 44% 52% 3% 1% 2,522
Several times a year 46% 50% 3% 1% 2,389
Seldom/never 51% 43% 4% 2% 4,911
Don't know 38% 46% 9% 7% 153

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 39% 4% 5,197
Once or twice a month 60% 37% 3% 2,522
Several times a year 61% 37% 3% 2,389
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 4,911
Don't know 44% 51% 5% 153

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 25% 3% 3% 5,197
Once or twice a month 73% 23% 3% 2% 2,522
Several times a year 71% 23% 4% 2% 2,389
Seldom/never 65% 27% 4% 3% 4,911
Don't know 50% 33% 7% 10% 153

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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 62% 32% 6% 5,197
Once or twice a month 65% 30% 5% 2,522
Several times a year 65% 30% 5% 2,389
Seldom/never 55% 36% 8% 4,911
Don't know 40% 48% 12% 153

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 3% 5,197
Once or twice a month 34% 61% 2% 2% 2,522
Several times a year 36% 60% 2% 2% 2,389
Seldom/never 42% 54% 2% 2% 4,911
Don't know 37% 45% 7% 11% 153

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say humans…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,197. 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% 25% 4% 27% 3% 5,197
Once or twice a month 42% 24% 3% 28% 2% 2,522
Several times a year 41% 26% 4% 27% 3% 2,389
Seldom/never 36% 22% 3% 34% 4% 4,911
Don't know 26% 19% 8% 33% 14% 153