Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 19,186. 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% 16% 13% 24% 1% 19,186
2007 40% 14% 15% 28% 3% 16,980

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 102. 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 58% 7% 15% 19% 1% 102
Catholic 41% 16% 15% 28% 1% 3,868
Evangelical Protestant 48% 16% 11% 23% 2% 5,851
Historically Black Protestant 40% 18% 13% 27% 2% 454
Jewish 41% 18% 16% 24% 1% 336
Mainline Protestant 41% 17% 15% 25% 2% 3,687
Mormon 49% 25% 12% 13% < 1% 524
Orthodox Christian 51% 15% 18% 14% 1% 120
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 47% 15% 12% 25% 1% 3,541

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,792. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 30% 29% 20% 8,792
Once or twice a month 23% 36% 26% 15% 3,031
Several times a year 15% 39% 27% 19% 2,440
Seldom/never 14% 36% 27% 23% 4,287
Don't know 3% 23% 26% 48% 242

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,792. 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% 12% 25% 34% 13% 1% 8,792
Once or twice a month 15% 14% 30% 30% 9% 1% 3,031
Several times a year 7% 15% 31% 32% 12% 1% 2,440
Seldom/never 8% 12% 30% 33% 15% 2% 4,287
Don't know 2% 3% 21% 41% 30% 3% 242

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,979. 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% 45% 8,979
Once or twice a month 56% 44% 3,071
Several times a year 54% 46% 2,486
Seldom/never 55% 45% 4,387
Don't know 53% 47% 263

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,806. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 79% 5% 2% 9% 4% 8,806
Once or twice a month 81% 5% 3% 8% 3% 3,037
Several times a year 80% 5% 6% 7% 2% 2,465
Seldom/never 81% 6% 3% 7% 3% 4,318
Don't know 81% 4% 3% 9% 3% 249

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,901. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 8% 10% 82% 8,901
Once or twice a month 9% 8% 83% 3,046
Several times a year 12% 9% 79% 2,460
Seldom/never 6% 10% 84% 4,341
Don't know 11% 8% 81% 255

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 7,840. 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% 22% 30% 21% 7,840
Once or twice a month 21% 20% 33% 26% 2,766
Several times a year 20% 20% 32% 28% 2,215
Seldom/never 25% 23% 31% 21% 3,766
Don't know 34% 24% 26% 15% 170

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,934. 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% 36% 19% 11% 8,934
Once or twice a month 31% 36% 20% 13% 3,061
Several times a year 31% 34% 22% 13% 2,477
Seldom/never 46% 31% 16% 7% 4,364
Don't know 46% 27% 18% 9% 254

Marital status among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,937. 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% 6% 12% 6% 23% 8,937
Once or twice a month 55% 5% 11% 5% 24% 3,066
Several times a year 59% 7% 10% 7% 18% 2,480
Seldom/never 59% 5% 11% 7% 17% 4,368
Don't know 66% 2% 13% 11% 8% 249

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,937. 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% 75% 8,937
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 3,064
Several times a year 32% 68% 2,479
Seldom/never 28% 72% 4,371
Don't know 17% 83% 261

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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 70% 16% 5% 1% 7% 2% 8,979
Once or twice a month 65% 20% 5% < 1% 8% 2% 3,071
Several times a year 58% 26% 5% 1% 8% 2% 2,486
Seldom/never 66% 19% 5% 1% 8% 2% 4,387
Don't know 76% 12% 2% 2% 3% 6% 263

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 21% 9% 10% 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 53% 27% 11% 9% 1% 3,071
Several times a year 45% 31% 13% 10% < 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 49% 27% 12% 11% < 1% 4,387
Don't know 71% 12% 5% 4% 7% 263

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 30% 28% < 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 40% 32% 28% < 1% 3,071
Several times a year 31% 39% 30% < 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 34% 33% 32% < 1% 4,387
Don't know 51% 27% 16% 6% 263

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,979. 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% 13% 4% 18% 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 54% 18% 7% 21% < 1% 3,071
Several times a year 47% 19% 9% 25% < 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 50% 18% 7% 25% 1% 4,387
Don't know 68% 11% 3% 10% 8% 263

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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 31% 9% 8% 51% < 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 25% 11% 9% 55% 1% 3,071
Several times a year 18% 7% 10% 65% < 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 20% 7% 7% 65% < 1% 4,387
Don't know 36% 9% 10% 35% 9% 263

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 8% 3% 35% 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 36% 10% 5% 48% 1% 3,071
Several times a year 26% 9% 7% 56% 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 26% 5% 3% 64% 1% 4,387
Don't know 43% 3% 1% 28% 24% 263

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 12% 5% 9% 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 55% 23% 10% 12% 1% 3,071
Several times a year 42% 18% 21% 18% 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 49% 12% 9% 28% 1% 4,387
Don't know 66% 7% 3% 6% 18% 263

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 11% 39% 7% 2% 8,979
Once or twice a month 35% 10% 46% 7% 2% 3,071
Several times a year 29% 9% 52% 8% 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 34% 6% 53% 6% 2% 4,387
Don't know 51% 7% 31% 6% 6% 263

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 53% 2% 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 41% 57% 1% 1% 3,071
Several times a year 38% 60% 1% 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 40% 59% 1% 1% 4,387
Don't know 46% 44% 4% 6% 263

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 10% 8% 36% 1% 8,979
Once or twice a month 37% 12% 8% 43% < 1% 3,071
Several times a year 25% 10% 13% 52% < 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 29% 9% 7% 55% < 1% 4,387
Don't know 49% 8% 4% 26% 13% 263

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 29% 3% 32% 6% 8,979
Once or twice a month 26% 33% 3% 32% 6% 3,071
Several times a year 23% 33% 2% 36% 6% 2,486
Seldom/never 32% 30% 3% 28% 7% 4,387
Don't know 45% 20% 11% 11% 13% 263

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,979. 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% 8% 8,979
Once or twice a month 75% 18% 7% 3,071
Several times a year 74% 20% 6% 2,486
Seldom/never 77% 17% 6% 4,387
Don't know 68% 11% 20% 263

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,979. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 32% 8% 8,979
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 8% 3,071
Several times a year 57% 35% 8% 2,486
Seldom/never 63% 30% 7% 4,387
Don't know 61% 22% 17% 263

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,979. 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% 17% 27% 8,979
Once or twice a month 59% 13% 27% 3,071
Several times a year 56% 15% 30% 2,486
Seldom/never 56% 17% 27% 4,387
Don't know 52% 25% 22% 263

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,979. 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% 32% 14% 4% 8,979
Once or twice a month 48% 38% 11% 3% 3,071
Several times a year 43% 39% 14% 4% 2,486
Seldom/never 49% 32% 13% 6% 4,387
Don't know 54% 23% 8% 15% 263

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 33% 4% 2% 8,979
Once or twice a month 62% 33% 3% 1% 3,071
Several times a year 61% 35% 3% 2% 2,486
Seldom/never 67% 29% 3% 1% 4,387
Don't know 68% 21% 7% 4% 263

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 51% 4% 8,979
Once or twice a month 49% 49% 2% 3,071
Several times a year 54% 43% 3% 2,486
Seldom/never 50% 46% 4% 4,387
Don't know 30% 60% 10% 263

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 39% 5% 3% 8,979
Once or twice a month 57% 37% 3% 2% 3,071
Several times a year 62% 31% 4% 3% 2,486
Seldom/never 53% 39% 4% 4% 4,387
Don't know 31% 52% 9% 8% 263

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,979. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 47% 7% 8,979
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 5% 3,071
Several times a year 51% 42% 7% 2,486
Seldom/never 43% 49% 9% 4,387
Don't know 21% 64% 15% 263

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 46% 3% 3% 8,979
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 2% 2% 3,071
Several times a year 44% 52% 2% 1% 2,486
Seldom/never 52% 44% 2% 2% 4,387
Don't know 54% 29% 6% 11% 263

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 = 8,979. 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% 26% 4% 39% 4% 8,979
Once or twice a month 31% 27% 3% 36% 3% 3,071
Several times a year 33% 28% 3% 33% 3% 2,486
Seldom/never 29% 24% 3% 40% 4% 4,387
Don't know 12% 18% 7% 45% 19% 263