Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among moderates

% of moderates 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 = 11,653. 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 43% 17% 15% 24% 1% 11,653
2007 36% 15% 16% 30% 3% 12,825

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among moderates by religious group

% of moderates 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 40% 17% 17% 26% 1% 2,619
Evangelical Protestant 44% 18% 12% 24% 1% 2,236
Historically Black Protestant 40% 15% 13% 31% 1% 672
Jewish 44% 15% 17% 22% 1% 262
Mainline Protestant 42% 16% 18% 23% 2% 2,290
Mormon 49% 22% 13% 16% < 1% 172
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 44% 18% 13% 24% < 1% 2,681

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DemographicInformation

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

% of moderates who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,098. 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% 32% 26% 15% 5,098
Once or twice a month 28% 36% 23% 12% 1,936
Several times a year 22% 38% 25% 15% 1,673
Seldom/never 19% 38% 25% 19% 2,618
Don't know 6% 25% 26% 44% 117

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

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,098. 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% 15% 26% 31% 9% 1% 5,098
Once or twice a month 18% 17% 29% 27% 8% 1% 1,936
Several times a year 14% 16% 30% 29% 10% 1% 1,673
Seldom/never 11% 14% 31% 29% 13% 1% 2,618
Don't know 5% 5% 21% 31% 28% 11% 117

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

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 5,193
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 1,964
Several times a year 49% 51% 1,705
Seldom/never 45% 55% 2,666
Don't know 41% 59% 125

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

% of moderates who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,112. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 12% 3% 16% 5% 5,112
Once or twice a month 68% 10% 5% 13% 3% 1,947
Several times a year 68% 10% 6% 14% 3% 1,693
Seldom/never 66% 14% 4% 13% 3% 2,636
Don't know 69% 12% 7% 11% 1% 121

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

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,142. 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% 11% 75% 5,142
Once or twice a month 14% 11% 75% 1,948
Several times a year 15% 11% 74% 1,689
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 2,631
Don't know 12% 12% 76% 123

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

% of moderates who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,583. 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% 20% 26% 19% 4,583
Once or twice a month 29% 20% 29% 22% 1,765
Several times a year 26% 22% 29% 23% 1,530
Seldom/never 35% 22% 27% 16% 2,329

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

% of moderates who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,176. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 34% 18% 12% 5,176
Once or twice a month 33% 34% 20% 14% 1,960
Several times a year 34% 31% 20% 15% 1,702
Seldom/never 45% 31% 15% 8% 2,655
Don't know 42% 33% 15% 11% 123

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

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 8% 13% 7% 29% 5,174
Once or twice a month 47% 7% 12% 5% 29% 1,960
Several times a year 51% 8% 10% 7% 25% 1,699
Seldom/never 50% 7% 12% 8% 24% 2,657
Don't know 47% 4% 21% 21% 7% 122

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

% of moderates who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,168. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 74% 5,168
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 1,958
Several times a year 32% 68% 1,700
Seldom/never 32% 68% 2,657
Don't know 19% 81% 124

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of moderates who say they…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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 61% 21% 6% < 1% 9% 3% 5,193
Once or twice a month 57% 25% 6% < 1% 9% 2% 1,964
Several times a year 53% 28% 8% 1% 9% 2% 1,705
Seldom/never 61% 22% 6% 1% 9% 2% 2,666
Don't know 70% 14% 4% 4% 4% 5% 125

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

% of moderates who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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 51% 26% 12% 11% 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 45% 30% 15% 9% < 1% 1,964
Several times a year 42% 34% 13% 10% < 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 44% 31% 13% 11% < 1% 2,666
Don't know 62% 17% 9% 7% 5% 125

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

% of moderates who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 36% 30% < 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 33% 38% 29% < 1% 1,964
Several times a year 26% 43% 32% < 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 28% 38% 34% < 1% 2,666
Don't know 42% 31% 25% 2% 125

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

% of moderates who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 15% 5% 22% 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 49% 19% 8% 24% 1% 1,964
Several times a year 41% 22% 11% 27% < 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 46% 18% 7% 29% 1% 2,666
Don't know 61% 14% 5% 13% 7% 125

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

% of moderates who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 9% 9% 59% < 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 19% 11% 9% 60% 1% 1,964
Several times a year 13% 8% 12% 67% < 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 15% 8% 7% 70% < 1% 2,666
Don't know 28% 11% 7% 48% 6% 125

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

% of moderates 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 = 5,193. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 9% 4% 36% 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 33% 12% 5% 49% 1% 1,964
Several times a year 25% 9% 9% 56% 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 25% 7% 4% 63% 1% 2,666
Don't know 44% 5% 3% 31% 16% 125

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

% of moderates who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 6% 11% 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 50% 25% 12% 13% 1% 1,964
Several times a year 39% 18% 23% 18% 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 44% 14% 12% 29% 1% 2,666
Don't know 68% 3% 3% 11% 15% 125

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

% of moderates who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 15% 44% 10% 3% 5,193
Once or twice a month 27% 11% 52% 9% 1% 1,964
Several times a year 21% 11% 56% 9% 2% 1,705
Seldom/never 26% 7% 58% 8% 2% 2,666
Don't know 31% 8% 47% 6% 8% 125

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

% of moderates who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 70% 2% 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 27% 71% 1% < 1% 1,964
Several times a year 27% 73% 1% < 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 27% 72% 1% < 1% 2,666
Don't know 31% 64% 1% 4% 125

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

% of moderates who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 11% 10% 43% 1% 5,193
Once or twice a month 29% 13% 8% 50% < 1% 1,964
Several times a year 19% 11% 14% 55% 1% 1,705
Seldom/never 25% 9% 6% 60% < 1% 2,666
Don't know 35% 11% 8% 36% 10% 125

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

% of moderates who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 29% 2% 39% 9% 5,193
Once or twice a month 22% 33% 1% 37% 7% 1,964
Several times a year 21% 32% 2% 39% 7% 1,705
Seldom/never 28% 31% 2% 32% 7% 2,666
Don't know 39% 16% 9% 20% 16% 125

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

% of moderates who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 23% 8% 5,193
Once or twice a month 73% 21% 7% 1,964
Several times a year 75% 19% 6% 1,705
Seldom/never 77% 18% 5% 2,666
Don't know 71% 15% 13% 125

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

% of moderates who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 38% 10% 5,193
Once or twice a month 57% 35% 7% 1,964
Several times a year 57% 36% 7% 1,705
Seldom/never 60% 34% 7% 2,666
Don't know 60% 22% 18% 125

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of moderates who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 20% 50% 5,193
Once or twice a month 34% 15% 50% 1,964
Several times a year 34% 17% 48% 1,705
Seldom/never 33% 18% 49% 2,666
Don't know 31% 23% 46% 125

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

% of moderates who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 4% 4% 5,193
Once or twice a month 55% 39% 3% 3% 1,964
Several times a year 54% 40% 3% 3% 1,705
Seldom/never 49% 44% 3% 4% 2,666
Don't know 49% 28% 15% 8% 125

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

% of moderates who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 56% 5% 2% 5,193
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 3% 2% 1,964
Several times a year 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,705
Seldom/never 44% 50% 4% 1% 2,666
Don't know 35% 47% 12% 6% 125

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

% of moderates who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 36% 4% 5,193
Once or twice a month 63% 35% 2% 1,964
Several times a year 66% 32% 3% 1,705
Seldom/never 61% 35% 4% 2,666
Don't know 44% 47% 10% 125

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

% of moderates who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 21% 4% 3% 5,193
Once or twice a month 75% 20% 2% 2% 1,964
Several times a year 74% 20% 3% 2% 1,705
Seldom/never 69% 23% 4% 3% 2,666
Don't know 50% 31% 8% 11% 125

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

% of moderates who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 28% 8% 5,193
Once or twice a month 66% 29% 5% 1,964
Several times a year 66% 28% 6% 1,705
Seldom/never 58% 34% 8% 2,666
Don't know 38% 43% 19% 125

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

% of moderates who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 64% 3% 2% 5,193
Once or twice a month 29% 66% 2% 3% 1,964
Several times a year 30% 65% 3% 2% 1,705
Seldom/never 36% 59% 3% 2% 2,666
Don't know 34% 49% 2% 15% 125

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

% of moderates who say humans…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,193. 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% 29% 5% 26% 3% 5,193
Once or twice a month 38% 29% 3% 28% 2% 1,964
Several times a year 37% 32% 4% 25% 3% 1,705
Seldom/never 36% 24% 3% 34% 3% 2,666
Don't know 20% 22% 8% 32% 17% 125