Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 11,214. 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 33% 10% 6% 49% 1% 11,214
2007 31% 9% 5% 53% 2% 11,431

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Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 105. 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 55% 6% 12% 26% 1% 105
Catholic 32% 11% 6% 50% 1% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 37% 8% 4% 49% 2% 2,367
Hindu 28% 7% 9% 57% < 1% 111
Historically Black Protestant 41% 10% 5% 42% 1% 652
Jewish 27% 10% 6% 56% 2% 428
Mainline Protestant 30% 10% 6% 52% 1% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 33% 2% 7% 57% 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 13% 5% 53% 2% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,884. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 34% 30% 18% 3,884
Once or twice a month 25% 36% 25% 14% 1,120
Several times a year 26% 35% 24% 15% 658
Seldom/never 29% 37% 24% 10% 5,214
Don't know 17% 34% 23% 27% 131

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,884. 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 10% 14% 28% 36% 11% 1% 3,884
Once or twice a month 16% 17% 28% 29% 9% 1% 1,120
Several times a year 16% 16% 30% 29% 10% 1% 658
Seldom/never 19% 17% 30% 28% 5% < 1% 5,214
Don't know 15% 4% 32% 32% 15% 3% 131

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 55% 3,961
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 1,137
Several times a year 54% 46% 670
Seldom/never 51% 49% 5,308
Don't know 52% 48% 138

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,896. 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% 16% 4% 17% 5% 3,896
Once or twice a month 61% 12% 4% 19% 4% 1,124
Several times a year 59% 10% 9% 18% 3% 664
Seldom/never 69% 11% 5% 13% 3% 5,262
Don't know 58% 10% 8% 23% 1% 130

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,914. 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 17% 10% 73% 3,914
Once or twice a month 19% 11% 71% 1,120
Several times a year 21% 11% 68% 657
Seldom/never 12% 11% 77% 5,242
Don't know 31% 9% 60% 133

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,505. 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% 21% 23% 18% 3,505
Once or twice a month 35% 19% 27% 20% 1,032
Several times a year 32% 18% 26% 24% 597
Seldom/never 29% 20% 28% 23% 4,722
Don't know 48% 20% 22% 10% 100

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,945. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 33% 17% 11% 3,945
Once or twice a month 38% 33% 16% 13% 1,132
Several times a year 38% 27% 21% 14% 665
Seldom/never 41% 34% 16% 10% 5,287
Don't know 64% 19% 10% 8% 136

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,941. 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 44% 9% 17% 8% 22% 3,941
Once or twice a month 43% 9% 13% 4% 30% 1,135
Several times a year 45% 10% 13% 5% 28% 668
Seldom/never 47% 8% 11% 4% 30% 5,288
Don't know 48% 4% 11% 10% 26% 137

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,950. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 72% 3,950
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 1,132
Several times a year 30% 70% 668
Seldom/never 34% 66% 5,286
Don't know 20% 80% 137

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 3% 1% 3% 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 53% 32% 8% 1% 5% 3% 1,137
Several times a year 55% 29% 9% < 1% 5% 2% 670
Seldom/never 59% 26% 7% 1% 6% 2% 5,308
Don't know 65% 26% 2% 3% 3% 1% 138

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 31% 7% 3% 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 43% 41% 13% 3% < 1% 1,137
Several times a year 34% 50% 13% 3% < 1% 670
Seldom/never 38% 45% 13% 3% < 1% 5,308
Don't know 65% 20% 8% 4% 3% 138

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 18% 5% 7% 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 41% 25% 15% 19% < 1% 1,137
Several times a year 38% 24% 16% 21% 1% 670
Seldom/never 41% 24% 11% 23% 1% 5,308
Don't know 52% 11% 12% 12% 13% 138

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 16% 14% 55% 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 6% 16% 16% 62% < 1% 1,137
Several times a year 3% 7% 24% 67% < 1% 670
Seldom/never 5% 9% 12% 74% < 1% 5,308
Don't know 10% 12% 19% 50% 9% 138

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 15% 7% 6% 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 51% 28% 12% 8% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 37% 21% 29% 12% 1% 670
Seldom/never 42% 21% 16% 21% 1% 5,308
Don't know 44% 13% 13% 16% 14% 138

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 15% 11% 16% 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 46% 21% 16% 15% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 38% 17% 23% 21% 1% 670
Seldom/never 32% 17% 17% 34% 1% 5,308
Don't know 37% 8% 13% 23% 20% 138

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 14% 46% 8% 3% 3,961
Once or twice a month 21% 14% 52% 11% 2% 1,137
Several times a year 20% 14% 53% 10% 2% 670
Seldom/never 22% 10% 57% 10% 2% 5,308
Don't know 40% 6% 36% 10% 8% 138

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 66% 2% 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 24% 75% 1% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 27% 72% 1% < 1% 670
Seldom/never 29% 69% 1% 1% 5,308
Don't know 28% 67% 1% 4% 138

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 16% 12% 34% < 1% 3,961
Once or twice a month 15% 23% 17% 45% < 1% 1,137
Several times a year 10% 12% 30% 48% 1% 670
Seldom/never 15% 13% 13% 59% < 1% 5,308
Don't know 26% 12% 17% 32% 12% 138

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 29% 3% 30% 9% 3,961
Once or twice a month 22% 30% 1% 37% 10% 1,137
Several times a year 20% 32% 2% 39% 8% 670
Seldom/never 23% 34% 2% 33% 8% 5,308
Don't know 38% 18% 6% 24% 14% 138

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 17% 7% 3,961
Once or twice a month 73% 20% 7% 1,137
Several times a year 73% 20% 7% 670
Seldom/never 79% 15% 6% 5,308
Don't know 76% 11% 13% 138

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 3,961
Once or twice a month 54% 38% 8% 1,137
Several times a year 50% 38% 12% 670
Seldom/never 61% 32% 7% 5,308
Don't know 62% 21% 16% 138

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 18% 49% 3,961
Once or twice a month 33% 16% 51% 1,137
Several times a year 30% 16% 54% 670
Seldom/never 39% 16% 45% 5,308
Don't know 29% 34% 37% 138

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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 32% 37% 26% 5% 3,961
Once or twice a month 32% 35% 28% 4% 1,137
Several times a year 25% 43% 27% 5% 670
Seldom/never 34% 38% 23% 6% 5,308
Don't know 27% 24% 18% 31% 138

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 3% 3,961
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,137
Several times a year 46% 48% 2% 3% 670
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 3% 5,308
Don't know 43% 42% 2% 13% 138

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 53% 4% 2% 3,961
Once or twice a month 39% 56% 3% 1% 1,137
Several times a year 41% 55% 4% 1% 670
Seldom/never 48% 48% 3% 1% 5,308
Don't know 45% 40% 4% 11% 138

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 38% 5% 3,961
Once or twice a month 63% 34% 3% 1,137
Several times a year 66% 31% 2% 670
Seldom/never 59% 37% 4% 5,308
Don't know 37% 51% 12% 138

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 26% 4% 3% 3,961
Once or twice a month 74% 19% 4% 3% 1,137
Several times a year 73% 22% 3% 3% 670
Seldom/never 71% 23% 4% 3% 5,308
Don't know 45% 36% 4% 15% 138

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,961. 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% 33% 9% 3,961
Once or twice a month 67% 28% 6% 1,137
Several times a year 61% 34% 6% 670
Seldom/never 62% 31% 7% 5,308
Don't know 26% 43% 31% 138

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 60% 2% 3% 3,961
Once or twice a month 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,137
Several times a year 34% 62% 2% 2% 670
Seldom/never 39% 57% 2% 2% 5,308
Don't know 46% 38% 1% 15% 138

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 3,961. 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% 31% 4% 31% 4% 3,961
Once or twice a month 36% 31% 5% 25% 3% 1,137
Several times a year 40% 27% 5% 25% 3% 670
Seldom/never 36% 29% 4% 29% 3% 5,308
Don't know 12% 18% 9% 42% 20% 138