Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baby Boomers

% of baby Boomers 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 = 13,049. 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 48% 15% 12% 24% 2% 13,049
2007 42% 14% 14% 27% 3% 13,662

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among baby Boomers by religious group

% of baby Boomers 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 = 107. 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 57% 16% 14% 10% 2% 107
Catholic 43% 15% 14% 27% 1% 2,905
Evangelical Protestant 51% 14% 10% 23% 2% 3,416
Historically Black Protestant 44% 16% 9% 29% 2% 749
Jewish 42% 14% 19% 25% 1% 330
Mainline Protestant 45% 16% 14% 23% 1% 2,435
Mormon 50% 23% 9% 16% 1% 214
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 49% 13% 12% 25% 1% 2,281

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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 < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 6,460
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% 86% 14% 1,914
Several times a year < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 1,643
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 2,845
Don't know < 1% < 1% 74% 26% 187

Gender composition among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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% 6,460
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 1,914
Several times a year 54% 46% 1,643
Seldom/never 51% 49% 2,845
Don't know 42% 58% 187

Racial and ethnic composition among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,355. 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 73% 11% 1% 11% 4% 6,355
Once or twice a month 74% 11% 3% 9% 3% 1,894
Several times a year 78% 7% 4% 9% 3% 1,627
Seldom/never 72% 13% 2% 10% 3% 2,796
Don't know 60% 14% 4% 19% 4% 179

Immigrant status among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,404. 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 12% 7% 81% 6,404
Once or twice a month 11% 6% 83% 1,901
Several times a year 12% 7% 81% 1,631
Seldom/never 9% 7% 84% 2,817
Don't know 22% 7% 71% 176

Income distribution among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 5,751. 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% 19% 28% 21% 5,751
Once or twice a month 26% 19% 29% 26% 1,765
Several times a year 25% 18% 31% 27% 1,480
Seldom/never 36% 20% 27% 17% 2,444
Don't know 48% 17% 22% 14% 130

Educational distribution among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,442. 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% 30% 19% 14% 6,442
Once or twice a month 39% 31% 17% 14% 1,914
Several times a year 38% 31% 19% 12% 1,638
Seldom/never 53% 28% 12% 7% 2,834
Don't know 61% 21% 12% 6% 182

Marital status among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,435. 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% 5% 20% 6% 9% 6,435
Once or twice a month 63% 4% 20% 5% 8% 1,912
Several times a year 64% 6% 17% 6% 8% 1,637
Seldom/never 58% 4% 19% 7% 11% 2,833
Don't know 59% 4% 18% 5% 14% 182

Parent of children under 18 among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,449. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 86% 6,449
Once or twice a month 14% 86% 1,913
Several times a year 14% 86% 1,641
Seldom/never 12% 88% 2,838
Don't know 7% 93% 186

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 16% 4% 1% 6% 2% 6,460
Once or twice a month 65% 23% 4% 1% 6% 2% 1,914
Several times a year 60% 26% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 1,643
Seldom/never 70% 17% 5% 1% 6% 2% 2,845
Don't know 71% 15% 2% 5% 4% 3% 187

Importance of religion in one's life among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 19% 7% 9% 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 56% 27% 10% 6% 1% 1,914
Several times a year 50% 31% 10% 9% < 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 52% 28% 11% 8% 1% 2,845
Don't know 69% 17% 3% 4% 7% 187

Attendance at religious services among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 30% 26% < 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 38% 36% 26% < 1% 1,914
Several times a year 30% 40% 31% < 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 33% 34% 33% 1% 2,845
Don't know 43% 28% 22% 7% 187

Frequency of prayer among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 69% 13% 4% 14% 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 58% 19% 6% 17% 1% 1,914
Several times a year 49% 20% 8% 22% 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 52% 18% 6% 22% 1% 2,845
Don't know 67% 11% 4% 10% 8% 187

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 9% 8% 50% < 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 24% 11% 8% 56% 1% 1,914
Several times a year 17% 8% 10% 65% < 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 21% 6% 6% 67% < 1% 2,845
Don't know 30% 10% 9% 39% 12% 187

Frequency of meditation among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who meditate…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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% 7% 3% 30% 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 38% 12% 5% 44% 1% 1,914
Several times a year 28% 8% 9% 54% 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 30% 5% 3% 61% 1% 2,845
Don't know 45% 4% 2% 29% 20% 187

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 10% 5% 8% 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 56% 21% 10% 12% 1% 1,914
Several times a year 42% 18% 22% 17% 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 48% 12% 10% 29% 1% 2,845
Don't know 64% 4% 2% 5% 25% 187

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 10% 38% 7% 3% 6,460
Once or twice a month 38% 8% 45% 8% 2% 1,914
Several times a year 29% 9% 51% 8% 3% 1,643
Seldom/never 34% 6% 53% 6% 2% 2,845
Don't know 43% 8% 33% 4% 13% 187

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 57% 2% 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 38% 60% 1% 1% 1,914
Several times a year 35% 63% 1% 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 36% 62% 1% 1% 2,845
Don't know 32% 53% 6% 10% 187

Frequency of reading scripture among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 9% 7% 36% 1% 6,460
Once or twice a month 34% 12% 10% 43% < 1% 1,914
Several times a year 23% 10% 13% 54% < 1% 1,643
Seldom/never 29% 9% 7% 55% 1% 2,845
Don't know 50% 7% 3% 31% 10% 187

Interpreting scripture among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 25% 3% 30% 8% 6,460
Once or twice a month 33% 29% 2% 29% 7% 1,914
Several times a year 27% 28% 3% 36% 6% 1,643
Seldom/never 38% 26% 3% 26% 7% 2,845
Don't know 46% 7% 16% 10% 21% 187

Belief in Heaven among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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% 20% 8% 6,460
Once or twice a month 77% 16% 7% 1,914
Several times a year 75% 19% 7% 1,643
Seldom/never 77% 16% 7% 2,845
Don't know 67% 13% 21% 187

Belief in Hell among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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% 34% 9% 6,460
Once or twice a month 60% 31% 9% 1,914
Several times a year 58% 34% 8% 1,643
Seldom/never 63% 29% 8% 2,845
Don't know 52% 20% 28% 187

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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% 15% 45% 6,460
Once or twice a month 42% 12% 46% 1,914
Several times a year 41% 15% 44% 1,643
Seldom/never 38% 18% 43% 2,845
Don't know 30% 34% 37% 187

Political ideology among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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% 30% 23% 5% 6,460
Once or twice a month 42% 34% 21% 3% 1,914
Several times a year 37% 38% 22% 3% 1,643
Seldom/never 42% 31% 20% 7% 2,845
Don't know 39% 17% 17% 26% 187

Views about size of government among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 4% 4% 6,460
Once or twice a month 56% 37% 3% 4% 1,914
Several times a year 57% 36% 3% 4% 1,643
Seldom/never 55% 38% 3% 4% 2,845
Don't know 50% 37% 7% 7% 187

Views about government aid to the poor among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 50% 4% 2% 6,460
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 4% 2% 1,914
Several times a year 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,643
Seldom/never 49% 45% 4% 2% 2,845
Don't know 43% 40% 10% 7% 187

Views about abortion among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 44% 5% 6,460
Once or twice a month 57% 40% 3% 1,914
Several times a year 59% 37% 3% 1,643
Seldom/never 54% 40% 5% 2,845
Don't know 33% 53% 14% 187

Views about homosexuality among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 35% 4% 4% 6,460
Once or twice a month 59% 35% 3% 3% 1,914
Several times a year 60% 34% 4% 2% 1,643
Seldom/never 55% 36% 4% 4% 2,845
Don't know 36% 43% 8% 13% 187

Views about same-sex marriage among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,460. 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 47% 45% 8% 6,460
Once or twice a month 48% 45% 6% 1,914
Several times a year 51% 41% 8% 1,643
Seldom/never 44% 47% 9% 2,845
Don't know 28% 52% 20% 187

Views about environmental regulation among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 55% 2% 2% 6,460
Once or twice a month 40% 56% 2% 2% 1,914
Several times a year 38% 57% 2% 2% 1,643
Seldom/never 46% 49% 2% 4% 2,845
Don't know 33% 44% 5% 18% 187

Views about human evolution among baby Boomers by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of baby Boomers 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 = 6,460. 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% 27% 4% 38% 4% 6,460
Once or twice a month 30% 28% 4% 35% 3% 1,914
Several times a year 31% 29% 4% 32% 4% 1,643
Seldom/never 26% 25% 3% 41% 5% 2,845
Don't know 14% 13% 11% 39% 23% 187