Frequency of meditation among 30-49 year olds

% of 30-49 year olds who meditate…

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 = 9,178. 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 38% 9% 4% 47% 1% 9,178
2007 35% 7% 4% 53% 2% 11,823

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Frequency of meditation among 30-49 year olds by religious group

% of 30-49 year olds who meditate…

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 38% 10% 5% 46% 2% 1,763
Evangelical Protestant 44% 7% 3% 45% 2% 2,168
Hindu 34% 7% 6% 53% < 1% 109
Historically Black Protestant 53% 9% 5% 32% 1% 552
Jewish 29% 8% 4% 56% 3% 165
Mainline Protestant 28% 9% 6% 56% 1% 1,269
Mormon 60% 10% 1% 27% 1% 223
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 10% 5% 56% 1% 2,371

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

DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week < 1% 17% 83% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month < 1% 22% 78% < 1% < 1% < 1% 810
Several times a year < 1% 18% 82% < 1% < 1% < 1% 421
Seldom/never < 1% 20% 80% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,465
Don't know < 1% 12% 88% < 1% < 1% < 1% 114

Gender composition among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 54% 3,368
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 810
Several times a year 51% 49% 421
Seldom/never 53% 47% 4,465
Don't know 50% 50% 114

Racial and ethnic composition among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,323. 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% 16% 4% 25% 5% 3,323
Once or twice a month 57% 12% 4% 24% 4% 799
Several times a year 60% 14% 8% 14% 3% 419
Seldom/never 72% 9% 4% 13% 3% 4,421
Don't know 46% 12% 6% 34% 3% 107

Immigrant status among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,326. 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% 8% 67% 3,326
Once or twice a month 22% 10% 68% 802
Several times a year 22% 6% 71% 413
Seldom/never 14% 8% 78% 4,414
Don't know 43% 7% 50% 110

Income distribution among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,079. 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% 21% 25% 18% 3,079
Once or twice a month 32% 18% 27% 22% 762
Several times a year 24% 18% 31% 27% 397
Seldom/never 24% 20% 31% 25% 4,160

Educational distribution among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,358. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 32% 18% 13% 3,358
Once or twice a month 32% 32% 20% 16% 808
Several times a year 27% 28% 26% 18% 420
Seldom/never 36% 30% 20% 13% 4,456
Don't know 47% 30% 13% 10% 113

Marital status among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,355. 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% 9% 16% 2% 19% 3,355
Once or twice a month 53% 12% 13% 1% 21% 810
Several times a year 57% 11% 10% < 1% 21% 421
Seldom/never 59% 9% 12% 1% 19% 4,460
Don't know 51% 5% 14% 3% 27% 112

Parent of children under 18 among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,353. 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% 42% 3,353
Once or twice a month 55% 45% 809
Several times a year 55% 45% 419
Seldom/never 59% 41% 4,451
Don't know 50% 50% 114

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say they…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 3,368. 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 73% 17% 3% 1% 5% 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 52% 28% 6% 1% 11% 3% 810
Several times a year 52% 26% 8% < 1% 11% 3% 421
Seldom/never 56% 22% 7% < 1% 13% 3% 4,465
Don't know 74% 15% 2% 1% 6% 3% 114

Importance of religion in one's life among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 67% 18% 7% 8% 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 48% 25% 15% 11% 1% 810
Several times a year 38% 34% 14% 14% < 1% 421
Seldom/never 40% 31% 14% 15% < 1% 4,465
Don't know 75% 9% 8% 2% 6% 114

Attendance at religious services among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 29% 23% < 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 29% 41% 30% < 1% 810
Several times a year 22% 45% 32% 1% 421
Seldom/never 23% 38% 39% < 1% 4,465
Don't know 51% 29% 17% 2% 114

Frequency of prayer among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 73% 12% 3% 11% 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 48% 18% 11% 23% < 1% 810
Several times a year 41% 18% 12% 27% 1% 421
Seldom/never 41% 18% 8% 33% < 1% 4,465
Don't know 71% 11% 2% 10% 6% 114

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 12% 7% 42% < 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 17% 14% 12% 57% < 1% 810
Several times a year 9% 12% 14% 65% < 1% 421
Seldom/never 14% 8% 8% 70% < 1% 4,465
Don't know 41% 11% 8% 31% 9% 114

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 12% 5% 6% 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 54% 24% 11% 10% 1% 810
Several times a year 41% 22% 23% 13% < 1% 421
Seldom/never 44% 17% 14% 25% 1% 4,465
Don't know 58% 8% 8% 10% 17% 114

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 57% 16% 10% 16% 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 42% 20% 17% 19% 1% 810
Several times a year 37% 18% 23% 21% 1% 421
Seldom/never 31% 16% 16% 36% 1% 4,465
Don't know 43% 11% 11% 21% 14% 114

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 12% 36% 8% 3% 3,368
Once or twice a month 26% 15% 44% 13% 2% 810
Several times a year 22% 15% 48% 12% 3% 421
Seldom/never 26% 9% 53% 11% 1% 4,465
Don't know 52% 3% 27% 9% 9% 114

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 3,368. 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% 61% 2% 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 810
Several times a year 27% 71% 1% < 1% 421
Seldom/never 33% 66% 1% 1% 4,465
Don't know 43% 48% 2% 7% 114

Frequency of reading scripture among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 9% 6% 29% 1% 3,368
Once or twice a month 26% 18% 13% 43% < 1% 810
Several times a year 15% 10% 25% 49% 1% 421
Seldom/never 21% 10% 9% 60% < 1% 4,465
Don't know 51% 9% 10% 19% 11% 114

Interpreting scripture among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 3,368. 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% 25% 3% 28% 6% 3,368
Once or twice a month 27% 23% 1% 42% 8% 810
Several times a year 20% 27% 2% 44% 7% 421
Seldom/never 25% 29% 2% 38% 7% 4,465
Don't know 50% 12% 7% 19% 12% 114

Belief in Heaven among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 75% 17% 8% 3,368
Once or twice a month 67% 26% 7% 810
Several times a year 65% 30% 5% 421
Seldom/never 70% 23% 7% 4,465
Don't know 72% 14% 15% 114

Belief in Hell among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 30% 7% 3,368
Once or twice a month 52% 41% 7% 810
Several times a year 45% 44% 11% 421
Seldom/never 58% 35% 7% 4,465
Don't know 69% 16% 15% 114

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 23% 44% 3,368
Once or twice a month 31% 18% 51% 810
Several times a year 28% 17% 55% 421
Seldom/never 41% 19% 40% 4,465
Don't know 27% 38% 35% 114

Political ideology among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 31% 25% 6% 3,368
Once or twice a month 27% 39% 29% 5% 810
Several times a year 22% 38% 36% 4% 421
Seldom/never 35% 35% 24% 7% 4,465
Don't know 34% 24% 21% 21% 114

Views about size of government among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 46% 4% 4% 3,368
Once or twice a month 43% 51% 3% 2% 810
Several times a year 51% 42% 4% 3% 421
Seldom/never 56% 38% 3% 3% 4,465
Don't know 41% 45% 3% 11% 114

Views about government aid to the poor among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 52% 5% 2% 3,368
Once or twice a month 38% 59% 2% 1% 810
Several times a year 40% 52% 6% 2% 421
Seldom/never 50% 45% 4% 1% 4,465
Don't know 43% 44% 6% 7% 114

Views about abortion among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 48% 48% 5% 3,368
Once or twice a month 62% 35% 3% 810
Several times a year 68% 30% 2% 421
Seldom/never 57% 40% 4% 4,465
Don't know 30% 54% 15% 114

Views about homosexuality among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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% 35% 4% 4% 3,368
Once or twice a month 72% 21% 5% 2% 810
Several times a year 73% 20% 4% 3% 421
Seldom/never 67% 26% 4% 3% 4,465
Don't know 36% 48% 9% 8% 114

Views about same-sex marriage among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,368. 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 48% 44% 8% 3,368
Once or twice a month 66% 27% 7% 810
Several times a year 66% 29% 5% 421
Seldom/never 59% 33% 7% 4,465
Don't know 26% 44% 30% 114

Views about environmental regulation among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 3,368. 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% 59% 3% 3% 3,368
Once or twice a month 33% 64% 1% 2% 810
Several times a year 30% 64% 3% 3% 421
Seldom/never 37% 59% 2% 2% 4,465
Don't know 49% 36% 7% 8% 114

Views about human evolution among 30-49 year olds by frequency of meditation

% of 30-49 year olds who say humans…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 3,368. 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% 4% 40% 4% 3,368
Once or twice a month 43% 24% 4% 26% 3% 810
Several times a year 45% 22% 4% 24% 5% 421
Seldom/never 40% 24% 3% 31% 3% 4,465
Don't know 12% 15% 8% 49% 16% 114