Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among whites

% of whites 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 = 24,900. 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% 17% 13% 24% 1% 24,900
2007 39% 14% 15% 29% 3% 27,309

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

% of whites 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 = 141. 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 74% 11% 6% 9% < 1% 141
Catholic 39% 16% 15% 29% 1% 4,827
Evangelical Protestant 46% 17% 11% 24% 2% 6,633
Jewish 40% 19% 17% 23% 1% 782
Mainline Protestant 42% 17% 15% 25% 2% 5,322
Mormon 46% 24% 14% 16% < 1% 575
Orthodox Christian 45% 17% 19% 17% 1% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 47% 17% 12% 24% 1% 5,490

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

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

% of whites who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 11,439. 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 20% 29% 30% 22% 11,439
Once or twice a month 24% 33% 26% 16% 3,990
Several times a year 16% 35% 29% 21% 3,215
Seldom/never 15% 34% 27% 24% 5,500
Don't know 4% 22% 23% 51% 326

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

% of whites who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 11,439. 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 13% 12% 23% 36% 14% 1% 11,439
Once or twice a month 15% 16% 27% 31% 11% 1% 3,990
Several times a year 9% 13% 28% 34% 13% 1% 3,215
Seldom/never 8% 11% 29% 33% 16% 2% 5,500
Don't know 3% 3% 20% 36% 34% 5% 326

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

% of whites who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,636. 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% 11,636
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 4,035
Several times a year 49% 51% 3,265
Seldom/never 47% 53% 5,614
Don't know 42% 58% 350

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

% of whites who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,552. 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 4% 7% 88% 11,552
Once or twice a month 5% 7% 88% 4,005
Several times a year 5% 7% 89% 3,247
Seldom/never 3% 8% 89% 5,554
Don't know 5% 8% 87% 337

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

% of whites 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 = 10,228. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 20% 30% 22% 10,228
Once or twice a month 23% 19% 32% 26% 3,643
Several times a year 23% 19% 33% 26% 2,914
Seldom/never 30% 22% 29% 19% 4,777
Don't know 44% 22% 22% 13% 225

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

% of whites who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,594. 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% 33% 20% 14% 11,594
Once or twice a month 32% 33% 21% 14% 4,025
Several times a year 32% 33% 21% 14% 3,258
Seldom/never 49% 30% 14% 7% 5,585
Don't know 52% 26% 14% 8% 341

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

% of whites who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,585. 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% 7% 12% 7% 21% 11,585
Once or twice a month 53% 7% 11% 5% 23% 4,032
Several times a year 57% 7% 12% 7% 17% 3,254
Seldom/never 56% 6% 13% 9% 16% 5,595
Don't know 54% 5% 13% 18% 10% 338

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

% of whites who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,602. 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 24% 76% 11,602
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 4,028
Several times a year 29% 71% 3,259
Seldom/never 27% 73% 5,595
Don't know 18% 82% 348

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 17% 5% 1% 11% 3% 11,636
Once or twice a month 58% 21% 6% < 1% 12% 3% 4,035
Several times a year 55% 25% 6% < 1% 11% 3% 3,265
Seldom/never 63% 20% 5% 1% 10% 2% 5,614
Don't know 72% 12% 2% 3% 5% 6% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 22% 11% 13% 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 47% 27% 14% 12% 1% 4,035
Several times a year 43% 30% 14% 12% < 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 45% 30% 13% 12% < 1% 5,614
Don't know 65% 16% 7% 6% 6% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 30% 33% < 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 35% 33% 32% < 1% 4,035
Several times a year 28% 37% 34% < 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 29% 34% 36% 1% 5,614
Don't know 43% 28% 22% 7% 350

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

% of whites who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,636. 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% 14% 4% 23% 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 49% 18% 6% 26% < 1% 4,035
Several times a year 43% 19% 8% 28% < 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 46% 17% 6% 29% 1% 5,614
Don't know 64% 10% 4% 13% 9% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 8% 8% 57% < 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 21% 10% 8% 61% < 1% 4,035
Several times a year 16% 7% 9% 69% < 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 16% 6% 7% 70% < 1% 5,614
Don't know 30% 9% 7% 45% 9% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 37% 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 32% 11% 5% 52% 1% 4,035
Several times a year 24% 9% 8% 59% 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 23% 5% 3% 68% 1% 5,614
Don't know 41% 3% 1% 33% 21% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 10% 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 51% 23% 11% 14% 1% 4,035
Several times a year 40% 19% 21% 19% 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 45% 13% 10% 31% 1% 5,614
Don't know 62% 5% 3% 9% 21% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 13% 40% 9% 3% 11,636
Once or twice a month 31% 11% 47% 9% 2% 4,035
Several times a year 27% 10% 53% 8% 2% 3,265
Seldom/never 30% 6% 55% 6% 2% 5,614
Don't know 47% 7% 31% 3% 13% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 60% 2% 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 36% 63% 1% 1% 4,035
Several times a year 33% 65% 1% < 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 35% 63% 1% 1% 5,614
Don't know 41% 48% 3% 8% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 10% 8% 44% 1% 11,636
Once or twice a month 30% 11% 9% 50% < 1% 4,035
Several times a year 22% 9% 12% 57% < 1% 3,265
Seldom/never 25% 8% 6% 59% 1% 5,614
Don't know 47% 8% 4% 30% 12% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 27% 2% 38% 7% 11,636
Once or twice a month 23% 31% 2% 38% 6% 4,035
Several times a year 21% 31% 2% 38% 7% 3,265
Seldom/never 31% 29% 3% 30% 7% 5,614
Don't know 43% 15% 12% 14% 16% 350

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

% of whites who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,636. 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 66% 26% 9% 11,636
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 7% 4,035
Several times a year 71% 23% 7% 3,265
Seldom/never 76% 18% 6% 5,614
Don't know 72% 12% 17% 350

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

% of whites who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,636. 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% 39% 8% 11,636
Once or twice a month 56% 36% 8% 4,035
Several times a year 54% 38% 8% 3,265
Seldom/never 61% 32% 7% 5,614
Don't know 62% 20% 18% 350

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of whites who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 16% 39% 11,636
Once or twice a month 48% 12% 40% 4,035
Several times a year 47% 14% 38% 3,265
Seldom/never 48% 19% 34% 5,614
Don't know 44% 24% 32% 350

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

% of whites who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,636. 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% 31% 25% 5% 11,636
Once or twice a month 38% 36% 22% 4% 4,035
Several times a year 36% 39% 21% 4% 3,265
Seldom/never 41% 33% 19% 8% 5,614
Don't know 43% 24% 13% 20% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 3% 4% 11,636
Once or twice a month 62% 32% 3% 3% 4,035
Several times a year 63% 31% 3% 3% 3,265
Seldom/never 62% 31% 3% 4% 5,614
Don't know 59% 22% 10% 10% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 48% 4% 2% 11,636
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 3% 2% 4,035
Several times a year 48% 47% 3% 2% 3,265
Seldom/never 55% 40% 4% 2% 5,614
Don't know 51% 31% 8% 9% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 43% 4% 11,636
Once or twice a month 56% 42% 3% 4,035
Several times a year 59% 38% 3% 3,265
Seldom/never 54% 41% 4% 5,614
Don't know 37% 51% 11% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 11,636
Once or twice a month 65% 29% 3% 2% 4,035
Several times a year 67% 27% 4% 2% 3,265
Seldom/never 59% 33% 4% 4% 5,614
Don't know 37% 44% 7% 12% 350

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

% of whites who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,636. 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% 7% 11,636
Once or twice a month 58% 37% 5% 4,035
Several times a year 59% 35% 6% 3,265
Seldom/never 49% 42% 9% 5,614
Don't know 29% 55% 16% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. 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% 57% 3% 3% 11,636
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 2% 2% 4,035
Several times a year 37% 59% 2% 2% 3,265
Seldom/never 45% 50% 3% 3% 5,614
Don't know 46% 30% 7% 17% 350

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

% of whites 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 = 11,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 25% 5% 32% 4% 11,636
Once or twice a month 37% 25% 4% 31% 3% 4,035
Several times a year 37% 26% 4% 30% 3% 3,265
Seldom/never 32% 23% 3% 37% 5% 5,614
Don't know 16% 18% 8% 38% 20% 350