Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among non-parents

% of non-parents 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 = 26,567. 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 47% 15% 12% 24% 2% 26,567
2007 41% 13% 13% 28% 4% 24,726

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among non-parents by religious group

% of non-parents 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 = 217. 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% 14% 15% 15% < 1% 217
Catholic 42% 15% 14% 27% 2% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 49% 15% 11% 23% 2% 6,385
Hindu 34% 19% 27% 20% 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 45% 15% 11% 27% 2% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 61% 11% 7% 16% 5% 182
Jewish 43% 17% 15% 24% 1% 661
Mainline Protestant 44% 16% 14% 24% 2% 4,844
Mormon 53% 21% 10% 16% 1% 419
Muslim 50% 20% 11% 15% 4% 147
Orthodox Christian 46% 14% 21% 18% 1% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 48% 15% 12% 24% 1% 5,788

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 12,537. 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% 19% 32% 24% 12,537
Once or twice a month 32% 19% 30% 19% 3,947
Several times a year 23% 23% 31% 24% 3,246
Seldom/never 19% 22% 32% 27% 5,840
Don't know 10% 12% 30% 47% 451

Generational cohort among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 12,537. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 11% 15% 39% 15% 2% 12,537
Once or twice a month 23% 13% 15% 36% 12% 1% 3,947
Several times a year 15% 14% 17% 38% 15% 1% 3,246
Seldom/never 13% 9% 19% 39% 18% 2% 5,840
Don't know 7% 5% 10% 42% 31% 5% 451

Gender composition among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 12,794. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 50% 12,794
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 3,998
Several times a year 54% 46% 3,315
Seldom/never 49% 51% 5,976
Don't know 42% 58% 484

Racial and ethnic composition among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 12,590. 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% 11% 3% 14% 4% 12,590
Once or twice a month 71% 10% 4% 11% 3% 3,954
Several times a year 69% 9% 7% 12% 3% 3,279
Seldom/never 69% 13% 4% 11% 3% 5,882
Don't know 63% 13% 3% 17% 3% 459

Immigrant status among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 12,640. 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% 11% 77% 12,640
Once or twice a month 12% 10% 77% 3,954
Several times a year 15% 11% 74% 3,277
Seldom/never 10% 11% 79% 5,888
Don't know 20% 10% 70% 458

Income distribution among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 11,007. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 21% 25% 17% 11,007
Once or twice a month 31% 20% 29% 20% 3,542
Several times a year 30% 21% 29% 20% 2,909
Seldom/never 39% 22% 24% 14% 4,951
Don't know 51% 20% 19% 10% 300

Educational distribution among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 12,730. 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% 33% 17% 11% 12,730
Once or twice a month 38% 33% 17% 11% 3,987
Several times a year 40% 30% 18% 12% 3,299
Seldom/never 53% 29% 12% 6% 5,939
Don't know 62% 19% 11% 7% 466

Marital status among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 12,725. 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% 7% 14% 8% 31% 12,725
Once or twice a month 40% 7% 12% 6% 36% 3,988
Several times a year 42% 7% 12% 8% 30% 3,299
Seldom/never 43% 6% 14% 11% 27% 5,953
Don't know 43% 3% 16% 17% 21% 465

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 18% 5% 1% 10% 3% 12,794
Once or twice a month 59% 21% 6% < 1% 12% 2% 3,998
Several times a year 54% 25% 7% 1% 11% 3% 3,315
Seldom/never 64% 18% 6% 1% 10% 2% 5,976
Don't know 66% 16% 3% 5% 4% 6% 484

Importance of religion in one's life among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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 56% 21% 10% 12% 1% 12,794
Once or twice a month 49% 26% 13% 11% 1% 3,998
Several times a year 44% 30% 14% 12% < 1% 3,315
Seldom/never 48% 28% 12% 12% 1% 5,976
Don't know 65% 16% 7% 4% 8% 484

Attendance at religious services among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 31% 1% 12,794
Once or twice a month 35% 34% 30% < 1% 3,998
Several times a year 28% 37% 34% 1% 3,315
Seldom/never 31% 33% 35% 1% 5,976
Don't know 42% 26% 24% 7% 484

Frequency of prayer among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,794. 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% 13% 4% 22% 1% 12,794
Once or twice a month 50% 17% 6% 25% 1% 3,998
Several times a year 43% 19% 9% 28% < 1% 3,315
Seldom/never 49% 17% 6% 28% 1% 5,976
Don't know 62% 12% 3% 13% 10% 484

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

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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 28% 9% 8% 55% 1% 12,794
Once or twice a month 21% 11% 8% 58% 1% 3,998
Several times a year 15% 8% 11% 66% < 1% 3,315
Seldom/never 19% 6% 7% 68% 1% 5,976
Don't know 33% 7% 7% 43% 10% 484

Frequency of meditation among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 9% 4% 32% 2% 12,794
Once or twice a month 35% 11% 5% 47% 1% 3,998
Several times a year 27% 10% 8% 53% 2% 3,315
Seldom/never 28% 6% 3% 62% 2% 5,976
Don't know 45% 3% 2% 28% 22% 484

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 12% 6% 10% 1% 12,794
Once or twice a month 52% 23% 11% 13% 1% 3,998
Several times a year 40% 18% 23% 19% 1% 3,315
Seldom/never 46% 12% 9% 31% 2% 5,976
Don't know 59% 4% 3% 10% 24% 484

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 14% 39% 9% 3% 12,794
Once or twice a month 30% 12% 47% 9% 2% 3,998
Several times a year 26% 10% 51% 10% 2% 3,315
Seldom/never 30% 7% 53% 8% 2% 5,976
Don't know 45% 6% 31% 6% 13% 484

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 63% 2% 1% 12,794
Once or twice a month 31% 68% 1% 1% 3,998
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 3,315
Seldom/never 31% 66% 1% 1% 5,976
Don't know 35% 52% 4% 9% 484

Frequency of reading scripture among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 10% 8% 40% 1% 12,794
Once or twice a month 31% 13% 9% 47% < 1% 3,998
Several times a year 22% 10% 12% 56% < 1% 3,315
Seldom/never 27% 9% 7% 56% 1% 5,976
Don't know 45% 6% 5% 28% 15% 484

Interpreting scripture among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 24% 3% 36% 7% 12,794
Once or twice a month 27% 30% 2% 36% 6% 3,998
Several times a year 25% 27% 2% 38% 7% 3,315
Seldom/never 34% 27% 3% 30% 7% 5,976
Don't know 45% 12% 13% 13% 17% 484

Belief in Heaven among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,794. 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% 24% 8% 12,794
Once or twice a month 71% 22% 7% 3,998
Several times a year 70% 24% 6% 3,315
Seldom/never 75% 18% 6% 5,976
Don't know 69% 12% 19% 484

Belief in Hell among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,794. 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% 9% 12,794
Once or twice a month 56% 36% 8% 3,998
Several times a year 55% 38% 7% 3,315
Seldom/never 60% 32% 8% 5,976
Don't know 56% 20% 24% 484

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 12,794. 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% 18% 47% 12,794
Once or twice a month 39% 13% 48% 3,998
Several times a year 37% 16% 47% 3,315
Seldom/never 38% 19% 43% 5,976
Don't know 31% 33% 36% 484

Political ideology among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,794. 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% 32% 27% 6% 12,794
Once or twice a month 35% 37% 24% 4% 3,998
Several times a year 32% 38% 25% 5% 3,315
Seldom/never 38% 32% 22% 9% 5,976
Don't know 36% 21% 15% 28% 484

Views about size of government among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 40% 3% 4% 12,794
Once or twice a month 53% 41% 2% 3% 3,998
Several times a year 52% 41% 3% 3% 3,315
Seldom/never 52% 41% 3% 4% 5,976
Don't know 45% 37% 8% 10% 484

Views about government aid to the poor among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 52% 4% 2% 12,794
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 3% 2% 3,998
Several times a year 43% 52% 3% 2% 3,315
Seldom/never 48% 46% 4% 2% 5,976
Don't know 45% 37% 9% 9% 484

Views about abortion among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 42% 5% 12,794
Once or twice a month 58% 39% 3% 3,998
Several times a year 60% 36% 4% 3,315
Seldom/never 54% 41% 5% 5,976
Don't know 35% 50% 15% 484

Views about homosexuality among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 31% 4% 3% 12,794
Once or twice a month 65% 29% 3% 2% 3,998
Several times a year 66% 27% 4% 3% 3,315
Seldom/never 59% 33% 4% 4% 5,976
Don't know 40% 42% 6% 13% 484

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

% of non-parents who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,794. 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 55% 38% 8% 12,794
Once or twice a month 57% 37% 5% 3,998
Several times a year 58% 36% 7% 3,315
Seldom/never 49% 42% 9% 5,976
Don't know 27% 52% 21% 484

Views about environmental regulation among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 58% 3% 3% 12,794
Once or twice a month 36% 60% 2% 3% 3,998
Several times a year 36% 60% 2% 2% 3,315
Seldom/never 43% 52% 2% 4% 5,976
Don't know 39% 35% 7% 20% 484

Views about human evolution among non-parents by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of non-parents 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 = 12,794. 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% 25% 5% 33% 4% 12,794
Once or twice a month 37% 25% 4% 32% 3% 3,998
Several times a year 36% 27% 4% 29% 4% 3,315
Seldom/never 31% 22% 3% 38% 5% 5,976
Don't know 16% 16% 9% 37% 22% 484