Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services seldom or never

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 10,485. 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 28% 8% 4% 59% 1% 10,485
2007 27% 7% 4% 60% 2% 8,946

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Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services seldom or never by religious group

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 107. 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 66% 10% 3% 20% < 1% 107
Catholic 27% 7% 4% 62% 1% 1,326
Evangelical Protestant 38% 6% 2% 52% 1% 995
Historically Black Protestant 40% 4% 4% 47% 4% 181
Jewish 25% 6% 5% 62% 2% 270
Mainline Protestant 26% 8% 4% 61% 1% 1,340
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 9% 5% 61% 1% 5,580

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,973. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 35% 27% 18% 2,973
Once or twice a month 30% 36% 20% 13% 818
Several times a year 27% 36% 23% 14% 496
Seldom/never 28% 35% 24% 13% 5,920
Don't know 22% 28% 21% 29% 115

Generational cohort among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,973. 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 11% 15% 29% 32% 12% 1% 2,973
Once or twice a month 19% 21% 27% 24% 8% 1% 818
Several times a year 16% 19% 27% 29% 8% 1% 496
Seldom/never 17% 19% 28% 28% 8% 1% 5,920
Don't know 14% 15% 22% 27% 14% 9% 115

Gender composition among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. 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% 48% 3,021
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 827
Several times a year 56% 44% 503
Seldom/never 57% 43% 6,014
Don't know 65% 35% 120

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,963. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 9% 3% 17% 6% 2,963
Once or twice a month 72% 4% 7% 13% 4% 812
Several times a year 75% 7% 3% 11% 4% 499
Seldom/never 76% 6% 4% 11% 3% 5,946
Don't know 61% 14% 7% 15% 4% 115

Immigrant status among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,973. 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 15% 11% 74% 2,973
Once or twice a month 13% 13% 74% 817
Several times a year 13% 12% 75% 501
Seldom/never 10% 11% 79% 5,940
Don't know 22% 11% 67% 113

Income distribution among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 2,673. 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% 20% 23% 17% 2,673
Once or twice a month 34% 17% 25% 23% 738
Several times a year 28% 21% 27% 23% 448
Seldom/never 33% 21% 26% 20% 5,327

Educational distribution among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,001. 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% 34% 16% 12% 3,001
Once or twice a month 30% 39% 19% 12% 826
Several times a year 31% 31% 22% 17% 501
Seldom/never 44% 30% 17% 9% 5,985
Don't know 47% 33% 10% 9% 118

Marital status among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,001. 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% 11% 18% 7% 26% 3,001
Once or twice a month 38% 11% 15% 5% 31% 824
Several times a year 38% 15% 12% 4% 31% 501
Seldom/never 42% 11% 12% 5% 31% 5,994
Don't know 25% 9% 16% 14% 36% 114

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,008. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 76% 3,008
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 827
Several times a year 18% 82% 503
Seldom/never 25% 75% 6,005
Don't know 15% 85% 117

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 22% 8% 1% 15% 3% 3,021
Once or twice a month 29% 29% 13% 1% 23% 5% 827
Several times a year 26% 26% 13% < 1% 30% 6% 503
Seldom/never 30% 25% 11% 1% 29% 5% 6,014
Don't know 54% 9% 9% 5% 15% 7% 120

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. 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% 25% 17% 25% 2% 3,021
Once or twice a month 15% 27% 27% 30% 1% 827
Several times a year 13% 26% 26% 35% < 1% 503
Seldom/never 14% 26% 24% 35% 1% 6,014
Don't know 44% 15% 16% 18% 7% 120

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. 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% 14% 5% 32% 1% 3,021
Once or twice a month 18% 17% 13% 51% 1% 827
Several times a year 17% 14% 9% 60% 1% 503
Seldom/never 18% 12% 7% 63% < 1% 6,014
Don't know 44% 11% 2% 33% 9% 120

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. 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% 3% 3% 86% < 1% 3,021
Once or twice a month 3% 4% 3% 91% < 1% 827
Several times a year 1% < 1% 4% 95% < 1% 503
Seldom/never 1% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 6,014
Don't know 17% 1% 4% 68% 10% 120

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 13% 6% 14% 1% 3,021
Once or twice a month 43% 24% 12% 20% 2% 827
Several times a year 33% 21% 25% 20% 1% 503
Seldom/never 30% 15% 12% 42% 2% 6,014
Don't know 45% 5% 8% 23% 19% 120

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. 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% 8% 14% 1% 3,021
Once or twice a month 51% 18% 13% 17% 1% 827
Several times a year 45% 18% 23% 13% < 1% 503
Seldom/never 34% 16% 15% 35% 1% 6,014
Don't know 50% 4% 9% 18% 19% 120

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. 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 15% 17% 53% 11% 3% 3,021
Once or twice a month 8% 21% 53% 15% 3% 827
Several times a year 8% 17% 57% 16% 1% 503
Seldom/never 8% 13% 61% 16% 2% 6,014
Don't know 26% 14% 41% 13% 5% 120

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 74% 2% 1% 3,021
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 1% 1% 827
Several times a year 20% 78% 1% 1% 503
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 6,014
Don't know 17% 72% 3% 7% 120

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 22% 7% 7% 63% 1% 3,021
Once or twice a month 5% 8% 10% 77% < 1% 827
Several times a year 3% 3% 13% 82% < 1% 503
Seldom/never 5% 4% 4% 87% < 1% 6,014
Don't know 19% 12% 7% 50% 12% 120

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 15% 2% 57% 9% 3,021
Once or twice a month 7% 12% 2% 73% 6% 827
Several times a year 8% 12% 1% 72% 7% 503
Seldom/never 11% 17% 1% 64% 7% 6,014
Don't know 25% 9% 5% 43% 18% 120

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 39% 10% 3,021
Once or twice a month 41% 50% 9% 827
Several times a year 35% 55% 9% 503
Seldom/never 48% 43% 9% 6,014
Don't know 53% 28% 19% 120

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. 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% 55% 9% 3,021
Once or twice a month 29% 64% 8% 827
Several times a year 26% 66% 9% 503
Seldom/never 37% 54% 9% 6,014
Don't know 48% 32% 20% 120

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. 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% 22% 53% 3,021
Once or twice a month 26% 19% 54% 827
Several times a year 20% 17% 63% 503
Seldom/never 31% 21% 48% 6,014
Don't know 23% 26% 52% 120

Political ideology among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 31% 38% 8% 3,021
Once or twice a month 18% 37% 40% 5% 827
Several times a year 17% 35% 43% 5% 503
Seldom/never 24% 35% 33% 8% 6,014
Don't know 25% 18% 42% 15% 120

Views about size of government among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. 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% 41% 4% 6% 3,021
Once or twice a month 49% 44% 4% 4% 827
Several times a year 48% 43% 3% 5% 503
Seldom/never 50% 43% 3% 4% 6,014
Don't know 46% 29% 10% 15% 120

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. 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% 58% 5% 3% 3,021
Once or twice a month 34% 61% 4% 1% 827
Several times a year 33% 58% 6% 3% 503
Seldom/never 42% 52% 4% 2% 6,014
Don't know 46% 42% 4% 8% 120

Views about abortion among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 68% 26% 6% 3,021
Once or twice a month 77% 18% 5% 827
Several times a year 80% 17% 3% 503
Seldom/never 71% 25% 4% 6,014
Don't know 56% 30% 14% 120

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. 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% 18% 3% 4% 3,021
Once or twice a month 83% 11% 3% 3% 827
Several times a year 82% 13% 2% 3% 503
Seldom/never 79% 15% 3% 2% 6,014
Don't know 55% 32% 2% 11% 120

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,021. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 68% 23% 9% 3,021
Once or twice a month 79% 15% 6% 827
Several times a year 76% 20% 4% 503
Seldom/never 73% 20% 6% 6,014
Don't know 53% 33% 14% 120

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. 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% 63% 3% 4% 3,021
Once or twice a month 26% 69% 3% 2% 827
Several times a year 24% 70% 4% 2% 503
Seldom/never 33% 62% 2% 3% 6,014
Don't know 31% 46% 5% 19% 120

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services seldom or never by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend services seldom or never 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 = 3,021. 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% 22% 6% 22% 5% 3,021
Once or twice a month 63% 15% 5% 15% 2% 827
Several times a year 66% 14% 5% 12% 3% 503
Seldom/never 58% 17% 4% 17% 3% 6,014
Don't know 28% 18% 13% 18% 22% 120