Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 21,904. 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 49% 7% 3% 39% 2% 21,904
2007 45% 7% 4% 42% 2% 25,667

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Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 45% 8% 4% 41% 1% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 51% 6% 3% 38% 2% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 57% 8% 3% 30% 2% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 77% 3% 2% 15% 3% 221
Jewish 40% 7% 4% 44% 5% 277
Mainline Protestant 42% 9% 4% 43% 2% 3,989
Mormon 63% 8% 1% 26% 2% 576
Muslim 37% 8% 8% 39% 9% 192
Orthodox Christian 42% 7% 4% 46% 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 41% 8% 4% 46% 1% 1,805

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,956. 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% 31% 30% 25% 10,956
Once or twice a month 21% 34% 27% 18% 1,574
Several times a year 20% 35% 29% 17% 746
Seldom/never 23% 37% 28% 13% 7,745
Don't know 10% 32% 24% 35% 403

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,956. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 8% 10% 26% 36% 17% 2% 10,956
Once or twice a month 13% 15% 27% 32% 12% 1% 1,574
Several times a year 12% 13% 30% 33% 11% 1% 746
Seldom/never 14% 15% 30% 33% 7% < 1% 7,745
Don't know 7% 7% 28% 33% 23% 3% 403

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 58% 11,221
Once or twice a month 44% 56% 1,592
Several times a year 48% 52% 756
Seldom/never 45% 55% 7,895
Don't know 50% 50% 440

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,012. 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% 18% 3% 16% 4% 11,012
Once or twice a month 61% 17% 3% 15% 4% 1,577
Several times a year 62% 14% 5% 15% 3% 746
Seldom/never 71% 12% 2% 11% 4% 7,808
Don't know 65% 14% 3% 15% 2% 416

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 11,081. 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% 9% 76% 11,081
Once or twice a month 14% 8% 78% 1,577
Several times a year 18% 9% 73% 746
Seldom/never 10% 9% 81% 7,784
Don't know 22% 7% 71% 426

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 9,628. 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% 22% 25% 14% 9,628
Once or twice a month 36% 20% 27% 18% 1,431
Several times a year 35% 20% 27% 18% 662
Seldom/never 33% 22% 28% 18% 6,866
Don't know 53% 15% 23% 9% 283

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,155. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 33% 15% 10% 11,155
Once or twice a month 40% 34% 16% 10% 1,588
Several times a year 40% 30% 20% 9% 753
Seldom/never 45% 33% 15% 7% 7,846
Don't know 52% 26% 13% 8% 430

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,158. 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% 5% 15% 10% 18% 11,158
Once or twice a month 48% 6% 13% 7% 27% 1,589
Several times a year 53% 7% 12% 5% 23% 753
Seldom/never 52% 6% 13% 5% 25% 7,877
Don't know 48% 4% 14% 15% 20% 427

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,175. 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% 11,175
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 1,590
Several times a year 31% 69% 756
Seldom/never 34% 66% 7,867
Don't know 20% 80% 431

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 13% 2% 2% 1% 11,221
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 2% < 1% 1,592
Several times a year 63% 29% 4% 3% < 1% 756
Seldom/never 65% 28% 4% 2% < 1% 7,895
Don't know 85% 8% 2% 1% 4% 440

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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 60% 26% 14% 1% 11,221
Once or twice a month 45% 39% 16% < 1% 1,592
Several times a year 36% 47% 16% < 1% 756
Seldom/never 37% 40% 22% < 1% 7,895
Don't know 56% 23% 14% 6% 440

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 2% 1% 11,221
Once or twice a month 66% 21% 8% 5% < 1% 1,592
Several times a year 61% 23% 8% 8% 1% 756
Seldom/never 63% 21% 5% 11% 1% 7,895
Don't know 77% 8% 1% 4% 10% 440

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 11% 8% 33% 1% 11,221
Once or twice a month 27% 18% 12% 43% < 1% 1,592
Several times a year 16% 13% 21% 50% < 1% 756
Seldom/never 22% 10% 10% 57% < 1% 7,895
Don't know 39% 10% 10% 32% 9% 440

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 3% 3% 1% 11,221
Once or twice a month 65% 22% 7% 5% < 1% 1,592
Several times a year 52% 19% 21% 7% 1% 756
Seldom/never 58% 17% 11% 13% 1% 7,895
Don't know 69% 6% 5% 7% 13% 440

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 14% 8% 17% 2% 11,221
Once or twice a month 43% 22% 13% 21% 1% 1,592
Several times a year 36% 18% 24% 21% 1% 756
Seldom/never 34% 16% 14% 36% 1% 7,895
Don't know 44% 9% 10% 20% 16% 440

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 8% 32% 4% 3% 11,221
Once or twice a month 42% 9% 40% 7% 2% 1,592
Several times a year 37% 9% 46% 5% 2% 756
Seldom/never 41% 6% 46% 5% 2% 7,895
Don't know 57% 3% 26% 4% 10% 440

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 55% 2% 1% 11,221
Once or twice a month 36% 62% 1% 1% 1,592
Several times a year 35% 63% 1% 1% 756
Seldom/never 38% 60% 1% 1% 7,895
Don't know 46% 48% 3% 4% 440

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 10% 5% 18% 1% 11,221
Once or twice a month 39% 22% 13% 26% < 1% 1,592
Several times a year 26% 13% 28% 31% 1% 756
Seldom/never 34% 13% 10% 43% 1% 7,895
Don't know 55% 11% 6% 17% 12% 440

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 29% 4% 13% 6% 11,221
Once or twice a month 37% 34% 3% 18% 8% 1,592
Several times a year 36% 36% 3% 18% 6% 756
Seldom/never 38% 37% 3% 15% 6% 7,895
Don't know 53% 18% 9% 9% 12% 440

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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 85% 8% 6% 11,221
Once or twice a month 88% 8% 4% 1,592
Several times a year 85% 11% 4% 756
Seldom/never 89% 6% 5% 7,895
Don't know 77% 8% 14% 440

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 21% 8% 11,221
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 7% 1,592
Several times a year 67% 24% 9% 756
Seldom/never 75% 19% 7% 7,895
Don't know 65% 18% 17% 440

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 19% 40% 11,221
Once or twice a month 41% 15% 44% 1,592
Several times a year 38% 15% 47% 756
Seldom/never 46% 17% 36% 7,895
Don't know 41% 29% 30% 440

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 29% 18% 7% 11,221
Once or twice a month 40% 35% 20% 5% 1,592
Several times a year 35% 41% 20% 5% 756
Seldom/never 44% 33% 16% 6% 7,895
Don't know 44% 19% 14% 22% 440

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 39% 3% 4% 11,221
Once or twice a month 48% 45% 3% 3% 1,592
Several times a year 53% 41% 3% 3% 756
Seldom/never 57% 38% 2% 3% 7,895
Don't know 53% 32% 4% 11% 440

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 47% 5% 2% 11,221
Once or twice a month 44% 51% 3% 1% 1,592
Several times a year 48% 45% 5% 2% 756
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 2% 7,895
Don't know 49% 37% 4% 9% 440

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 56% 5% 11,221
Once or twice a month 50% 46% 4% 1,592
Several times a year 52% 45% 3% 756
Seldom/never 44% 52% 4% 7,895
Don't know 28% 60% 12% 440

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. 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% 46% 5% 4% 11,221
Once or twice a month 59% 33% 4% 3% 1,592
Several times a year 60% 33% 4% 3% 756
Seldom/never 55% 37% 4% 4% 7,895
Don't know 29% 52% 8% 11% 440

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,221. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 56% 9% 11,221
Once or twice a month 51% 43% 6% 1,592
Several times a year 45% 50% 5% 756
Seldom/never 46% 47% 7% 7,895
Don't know 22% 57% 21% 440

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 51% 3% 4% 11,221
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 2% 3% 1,592
Several times a year 37% 57% 2% 3% 756
Seldom/never 44% 50% 2% 3% 7,895
Don't know 50% 33% 5% 11% 440

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 11,221. 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% 28% 3% 49% 6% 11,221
Once or twice a month 20% 33% 4% 40% 3% 1,592
Several times a year 23% 31% 5% 37% 4% 756
Seldom/never 18% 32% 3% 43% 4% 7,895
Don't know 8% 13% 7% 52% 20% 440