Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 12,206. 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 46% 7% 3% 42% 2% 12,206

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

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 43% 9% 4% 42% 1% 2,385
Evangelical Protestant 52% 6% 3% 37% 2% 4,563
Historically Black Protestant 59% 7% 2% 30% 2% 585
Jehovah's Witness 84% 3% 2% 6% 5% 140
Jewish 26% 6% 5% 59% 4% 188
Mainline Protestant 37% 9% 4% 47% 2% 2,013
Mormon 63% 10% 1% 24% 2% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 8% 3% 61% 1% 1,520

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,673. 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 11% 32% 32% 26% 5,673
Once or twice a month 19% 37% 27% 17% 856
Several times a year 14% 35% 34% 17% 422
Seldom/never 19% 38% 29% 13% 4,758
Don't know 10% 35% 23% 31% 216

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,673. 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 6% 10% 27% 38% 18% 2% 5,673
Once or twice a month 11% 15% 29% 31% 12% 2% 856
Several times a year 8% 12% 29% 41% 9% 1% 422
Seldom/never 11% 15% 31% 34% 8% 1% 4,758
Don't know 6% 7% 32% 33% 20% 1% 216

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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% 52% 5,817
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 872
Several times a year 58% 42% 427
Seldom/never 54% 46% 4,850
Don't know 53% 47% 240

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,701. 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% 12% 2% 14% 4% 5,701
Once or twice a month 69% 10% 3% 15% 3% 866
Several times a year 76% 7% 4% 10% 3% 422
Seldom/never 78% 8% 2% 9% 3% 4,778
Don't know 70% 11% 1% 17% 1% 227

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,763. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 8% 79% 5,763
Once or twice a month 16% 8% 76% 860
Several times a year 13% 8% 79% 423
Seldom/never 9% 9% 82% 4,797
Don't know 20% 6% 74% 234

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,029. 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% 21% 28% 17% 5,029
Once or twice a month 26% 21% 31% 22% 787
Several times a year 25% 19% 32% 24% 383
Seldom/never 26% 19% 32% 23% 4,274
Don't know 42% 16% 31% 12% 159

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,786. 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% 34% 17% 11% 5,786
Once or twice a month 36% 35% 18% 11% 867
Several times a year 33% 33% 21% 12% 427
Seldom/never 40% 33% 18% 9% 4,817
Don't know 41% 36% 15% 8% 235

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,784. 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% 4% 13% 8% 15% 5,784
Once or twice a month 55% 6% 12% 5% 22% 872
Several times a year 62% 6% 12% 4% 16% 424
Seldom/never 58% 6% 10% 4% 21% 4,833
Don't know 60% 3% 10% 10% 17% 234

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,791. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 73% 5,791
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 870
Several times a year 29% 71% 427
Seldom/never 35% 65% 4,827
Don't know 27% 73% 236

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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 86% 10% 1% 1% 2% 1% 5,817
Once or twice a month 69% 21% 4% < 1% 6% 1% 872
Several times a year 66% 22% 5% < 1% 5% 1% 427
Seldom/never 67% 18% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 4,850
Don't know 85% 5% 2% 1% 2% 5% 240

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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 82% 12% 3% 3% 1% 5,817
Once or twice a month 62% 23% 8% 5% 1% 872
Several times a year 54% 31% 9% 6% < 1% 427
Seldom/never 53% 27% 10% 9% < 1% 4,850
Don't know 87% 3% 2% 3% 4% 240

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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% 23% 13% < 1% 5,817
Once or twice a month 45% 34% 20% 1% 872
Several times a year 32% 44% 23% 1% 427
Seldom/never 35% 35% 30% < 1% 4,850
Don't know 67% 19% 8% 5% 240

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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 84% 9% 2% 4% 1% 5,817
Once or twice a month 59% 20% 7% 13% 1% 872
Several times a year 54% 19% 10% 16% 1% 427
Seldom/never 52% 18% 6% 23% 1% 4,850
Don't know 78% 6% 1% 5% 10% 240

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 11% 8% 30% 1% 5,817
Once or twice a month 26% 16% 12% 46% < 1% 872
Several times a year 15% 9% 17% 57% 1% 427
Seldom/never 22% 9% 9% 61% < 1% 4,850
Don't know 43% 10% 11% 27% 9% 240

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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 84% 8% 3% 4% 1% 5,817
Once or twice a month 62% 22% 8% 8% < 1% 872
Several times a year 51% 19% 21% 9% 1% 427
Seldom/never 53% 15% 11% 20% 1% 4,850
Don't know 68% 9% 3% 5% 15% 240

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 14% 8% 15% 2% 5,817
Once or twice a month 41% 22% 16% 18% 1% 872
Several times a year 35% 22% 25% 18% < 1% 427
Seldom/never 34% 17% 14% 34% 1% 4,850
Don't know 41% 12% 10% 18% 19% 240

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 7% 25% 4% 2% 5,817
Once or twice a month 43% 10% 38% 8% 2% 872
Several times a year 39% 11% 42% 6% 1% 427
Seldom/never 40% 8% 43% 7% 2% 4,850
Don't know 68% 3% 21% 3% 5% 240

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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% 8% 5% 17% 1% 5,817
Once or twice a month 36% 19% 14% 31% < 1% 872
Several times a year 29% 11% 23% 36% 1% 427
Seldom/never 32% 11% 8% 49% < 1% 4,850
Don't know 62% 9% 4% 12% 13% 240

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 28% 4% 13% 5% 5,817
Once or twice a month 36% 30% 2% 25% 7% 872
Several times a year 31% 32% 2% 27% 7% 427
Seldom/never 33% 31% 3% 27% 5% 4,850
Don't know 54% 20% 9% 7% 10% 240

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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 82% 11% 7% 5,817
Once or twice a month 81% 15% 4% 872
Several times a year 76% 19% 6% 427
Seldom/never 76% 17% 7% 4,850
Don't know 69% 12% 19% 240

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 20% 8% 5,817
Once or twice a month 69% 25% 5% 872
Several times a year 64% 27% 9% 427
Seldom/never 66% 27% 7% 4,850
Don't know 68% 15% 17% 240

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 17% 30% 5,817
Once or twice a month 53% 14% 33% 872
Several times a year 50% 11% 38% 427
Seldom/never 54% 16% 30% 4,850
Don't know 51% 29% 19% 240

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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% 25% 12% 6% 5,817
Once or twice a month 48% 31% 15% 5% 872
Several times a year 43% 33% 20% 4% 427
Seldom/never 50% 29% 15% 6% 4,850
Don't know 56% 16% 10% 18% 240

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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 65% 29% 3% 3% 5,817
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 3% 3% 872
Several times a year 65% 31% 2% 2% 427
Seldom/never 66% 29% 2% 2% 4,850
Don't know 64% 26% 1% 9% 240

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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% 38% 4% 2% 5,817
Once or twice a month 54% 43% 2% 1% 872
Several times a year 56% 38% 4% 2% 427
Seldom/never 61% 35% 3% 2% 4,850
Don't know 60% 30% 5% 5% 240

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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% 64% 4% 5,817
Once or twice a month 45% 51% 4% 872
Several times a year 51% 47% 2% 427
Seldom/never 46% 51% 3% 4,850
Don't know 24% 65% 11% 240

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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% 4% 4% 5,817
Once or twice a month 55% 37% 3% 4% 872
Several times a year 57% 36% 4% 3% 427
Seldom/never 54% 39% 4% 3% 4,850
Don't know 23% 60% 8% 10% 240

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,817. 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% 64% 8% 5,817
Once or twice a month 45% 48% 7% 872
Several times a year 44% 50% 7% 427
Seldom/never 44% 49% 7% 4,850
Don't know 15% 64% 21% 240

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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% 45% 3% 3% 5,817
Once or twice a month 46% 51% 2% 1% 872
Several times a year 42% 53% 2% 3% 427
Seldom/never 48% 48% 2% 2% 4,850
Don't know 61% 27% 4% 7% 240

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 5,817. 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% 24% 2% 55% 5% 5,817
Once or twice a month 28% 27% 3% 40% 2% 872
Several times a year 28% 26% 4% 38% 4% 427
Seldom/never 27% 26% 3% 41% 3% 4,850
Don't know 11% 10% 7% 59% 12% 240