Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among widowed adults

% of widowed adults 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 = 3,218. 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 45% 11% 12% 29% 3% 3,218
2007 40% 12% 11% 29% 8% 3,705

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among widowed adults by religious group

% of widowed adults 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 44% 10% 12% 32% 2% 721
Evangelical Protestant 46% 12% 12% 26% 4% 923
Historically Black Protestant 51% 11% 9% 25% 5% 196
Mainline Protestant 42% 12% 11% 31% 4% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 41% 9% 13% 35% 1% 338

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,452. 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% 6% 23% 71% 1,452
Once or twice a month < 1% 6% 25% 70% 373
Several times a year 1% 6% 19% 73% 358
Seldom/never < 1% 8% 21% 71% 852
Don't know 1% 6% 8% 86% 105

Generational cohort among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,452. 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% 6% 32% 50% 11% 1,452
Once or twice a month < 1% 2% 4% 32% 53% 9% 373
Several times a year < 1% 2% 6% 30% 52% 11% 358
Seldom/never < 1% 1% 7% 27% 53% 12% 852
Don't know 1% < 1% 6% 13% 60% 20% 105

Gender composition among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 22% 78% 1,485
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 380
Several times a year 31% 69% 366
Seldom/never 27% 73% 877
Don't know 21% 79% 110

Racial and ethnic composition among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,464. 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% 13% 2% 10% 3% 1,464
Once or twice a month 80% 12% < 1% 4% 4% 378
Several times a year 77% 10% 3% 8% 3% 362
Seldom/never 78% 13% 1% 6% 3% 865
Don't know 75% 15% 1% 7% 2% 109

Immigrant status among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,461. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 9% 80% 1,461
Once or twice a month 6% 11% 83% 376
Several times a year 8% 13% 79% 361
Seldom/never 5% 13% 82% 860
Don't know 10% 14% 76% 107

Income distribution among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,208. 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% 22% 13% 7% 1,208
Once or twice a month 59% 18% 13% 9% 327
Several times a year 57% 22% 15% 6% 307
Seldom/never 62% 20% 13% 5% 695

Educational distribution among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,475. 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% 29% 10% 9% 1,475
Once or twice a month 56% 27% 9% 8% 378
Several times a year 57% 26% 10% 7% 366
Seldom/never 65% 23% 7% 4% 874
Don't know 69% 15% 8% 8% 108

Parent of children under 18 among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,483. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 8% 92% 1,483
Once or twice a month 7% 93% 380
Several times a year 8% 92% 366
Seldom/never 6% 94% 875
Don't know < 1% 100% 109

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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 79% 12% 3% 2% 3% 1% 1,485
Once or twice a month 74% 21% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 380
Several times a year 69% 18% 5% 2% 3% 3% 366
Seldom/never 71% 16% 5% 2% 4% 2% 877
Don't know 74% 13% < 1% 8% 1% 4% 110

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

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 15% 3% 5% 1% 1,485
Once or twice a month 73% 20% 4% 3% < 1% 380
Several times a year 59% 28% 6% 7% < 1% 366
Seldom/never 62% 22% 9% 6% 1% 877
Don't know 73% 15% 7% 1% 4% 110

Attendance at religious services among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 25% 21% 1% 1,485
Once or twice a month 49% 31% 20% 1% 380
Several times a year 35% 34% 29% 2% 366
Seldom/never 41% 25% 32% 2% 877
Don't know 52% 20% 21% 7% 110

Frequency of prayer among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. 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 79% 10% 2% 8% 1% 1,485
Once or twice a month 74% 12% 5% 8% 1% 380
Several times a year 59% 16% 5% 20% 1% 366
Seldom/never 62% 16% 4% 17% 1% 877
Don't know 72% 9% 2% 7% 9% 110

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

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 8% 9% 43% 1% 1,485
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 11% 43% 3% 380
Several times a year 20% 10% 10% 58% 1% 366
Seldom/never 21% 5% 7% 65% 2% 877
Don't know 46% 6% 6% 34% 8% 110

Frequency of meditation among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who meditate…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. 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 71% 5% 2% 19% 3% 1,485
Once or twice a month 53% 12% 3% 30% 2% 380
Several times a year 43% 13% 5% 37% 2% 366
Seldom/never 41% 5% 3% 47% 3% 877
Don't know 61% 1% < 1% 15% 23% 110

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

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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 82% 7% 3% 6% 1% 1,485
Once or twice a month 66% 12% 10% 11% 1% 380
Several times a year 53% 14% 17% 15% 2% 366
Seldom/never 54% 10% 7% 27% 3% 877
Don't know 59% 4% 3% 11% 23% 110

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

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 8% 37% 5% 3% 1,485
Once or twice a month 43% 6% 43% 5% 3% 380
Several times a year 36% 6% 47% 6% 4% 366
Seldom/never 32% 4% 55% 4% 5% 877
Don't know 45% 7% 28% 5% 15% 110

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

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 61% 2% 3% 1,485
Once or twice a month 33% 65% < 1% 2% 380
Several times a year 28% 70% 1% 2% 366
Seldom/never 28% 67% 2% 3% 877
Don't know 23% 64% 2% 11% 110

Frequency of reading scripture among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 8% 5% 27% 1% 1,485
Once or twice a month 45% 13% 8% 32% 2% 380
Several times a year 31% 12% 15% 42% 1% 366
Seldom/never 37% 8% 8% 46% 1% 877
Don't know 49% 7% 5% 27% 12% 110

Interpreting scripture among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 23% 4% 20% 8% 1,485
Once or twice a month 43% 29% 3% 17% 9% 380
Several times a year 41% 24% 4% 24% 7% 366
Seldom/never 39% 25% 5% 20% 11% 877
Don't know 57% 11% 12% 6% 15% 110

Belief in Heaven among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. 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 82% 11% 6% 1,485
Once or twice a month 84% 9% 7% 380
Several times a year 78% 14% 8% 366
Seldom/never 81% 12% 6% 877
Don't know 89% 4% 7% 110

Belief in Hell among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. 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% 27% 10% 1,485
Once or twice a month 67% 24% 9% 380
Several times a year 56% 33% 10% 366
Seldom/never 58% 30% 12% 877
Don't know 68% 14% 18% 110

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 16% 48% 1,485
Once or twice a month 39% 14% 47% 380
Several times a year 35% 18% 48% 366
Seldom/never 37% 18% 46% 877
Don't know 27% 20% 53% 110

Political ideology among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. 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% 32% 19% 6% 1,485
Once or twice a month 40% 37% 16% 6% 380
Several times a year 33% 42% 20% 5% 366
Seldom/never 39% 32% 18% 10% 877
Don't know 34% 31% 9% 26% 110

Views about size of government among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 41% 4% 5% 1,485
Once or twice a month 54% 37% 3% 6% 380
Several times a year 58% 31% 4% 6% 366
Seldom/never 48% 39% 7% 7% 877
Don't know 36% 39% 8% 17% 110

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

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 52% 4% 3% 1,485
Once or twice a month 41% 51% 2% 5% 380
Several times a year 38% 52% 6% 4% 366
Seldom/never 46% 44% 5% 5% 877
Don't know 42% 41% 6% 11% 110

Views about abortion among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 48% 7% 1,485
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 6% 380
Several times a year 48% 45% 7% 366
Seldom/never 47% 45% 8% 877
Don't know 33% 46% 21% 110

Views about homosexuality among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 44% 5% 4% 1,485
Once or twice a month 50% 40% 4% 6% 380
Several times a year 47% 41% 6% 5% 366
Seldom/never 46% 43% 5% 7% 877
Don't know 26% 56% 5% 14% 110

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

% of widowed adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,485. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 52% 12% 1,485
Once or twice a month 39% 53% 7% 380
Several times a year 35% 53% 13% 366
Seldom/never 35% 52% 13% 877
Don't know 18% 55% 27% 110

Views about environmental regulation among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 52% 4% 6% 1,485
Once or twice a month 39% 47% 3% 11% 380
Several times a year 35% 56% 3% 6% 366
Seldom/never 42% 46% 3% 9% 877
Don't know 35% 28% 5% 31% 110

Views about human evolution among widowed adults by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of widowed adults 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 = 1,485. 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% 5% 43% 9% 1,485
Once or twice a month 18% 25% 3% 48% 6% 380
Several times a year 19% 22% 6% 45% 8% 366
Seldom/never 23% 17% 4% 43% 12% 877
Don't know 16% 12% 9% 39% 24% 110