Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 6,792. 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 31% 11% 5% 51% 1% 6,792
2007 27% 9% 5% 58% 2% 5,816

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Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 34% 12% 6% 47% 2% 1,854
Evangelical Protestant 31% 10% 5% 52% 2% 827
Historically Black Protestant 37% 8% 7% 46% < 1% 175
Jewish 28% 11% 5% 55% 1% 231
Mainline Protestant 25% 11% 5% 57% 1% 1,550
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 14% 6% 56% 1% 1,614

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,134. 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% 36% 27% 19% 2,134
Once or twice a month 27% 38% 21% 14% 724
Several times a year 24% 36% 24% 17% 392
Seldom/never 28% 35% 25% 12% 3,351

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,134. 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 9% 15% 30% 32% 12% 1% 2,134
Once or twice a month 17% 19% 29% 25% 9% 1% 724
Several times a year 13% 18% 29% 30% 10% 1% 392
Seldom/never 18% 17% 28% 29% 8% 1% 3,351

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. 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% 51% 2,179
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 739
Several times a year 56% 44% 397
Seldom/never 53% 47% 3,404

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,157. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 7% 4% 30% 4% 2,157
Once or twice a month 63% 6% 4% 24% 3% 734
Several times a year 65% 5% 7% 19% 4% 396
Seldom/never 74% 7% 4% 12% 3% 3,371

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,149. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 10% 60% 2,149
Once or twice a month 22% 13% 65% 727
Several times a year 23% 11% 66% 392
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 3,366

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,920. 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 43% 19% 21% 17% 1,920
Once or twice a month 36% 19% 26% 20% 662
Several times a year 31% 15% 28% 25% 355
Seldom/never 29% 21% 28% 22% 2,998

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,162. 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 43% 28% 17% 13% 2,162
Once or twice a month 39% 31% 17% 12% 738
Several times a year 36% 27% 21% 17% 396
Seldom/never 42% 31% 16% 11% 3,392

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,168. 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% 10% 15% 6% 23% 2,168
Once or twice a month 44% 12% 14% 4% 27% 738
Several times a year 45% 14% 11% 4% 25% 397
Seldom/never 48% 10% 10% 4% 29% 3,392

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,172. 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% 70% 2,172
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 738
Several times a year 29% 71% 397
Seldom/never 31% 69% 3,394

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 36% 12% 7% 1% 2,179
Once or twice a month 26% 47% 21% 6% < 1% 739
Several times a year 22% 52% 20% 6% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 17% 52% 24% 7% < 1% 3,404

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 38% 31% 1% 2,179
Once or twice a month 19% 48% 32% < 1% 739
Several times a year 17% 51% 32% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 13% 43% 44% < 1% 3,404

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 23% 7% 14% 1% 2,179
Once or twice a month 30% 29% 15% 26% < 1% 739
Several times a year 24% 31% 18% 27% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 24% 24% 14% 38% 1% 3,404

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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 21% 11% 8% 59% 1% 2,179
Once or twice a month 9% 13% 9% 68% < 1% 739
Several times a year 6% 6% 16% 72% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 5% 5% 6% 84% < 1% 3,404

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 16% 8% 10% 1% 2,179
Once or twice a month 40% 29% 15% 15% 1% 739
Several times a year 29% 22% 34% 15% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 32% 20% 17% 31% 1% 3,404

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 14% 11% 12% 2% 2,179
Once or twice a month 44% 22% 18% 16% 1% 739
Several times a year 34% 18% 28% 20% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 30% 18% 18% 33% 1% 3,404

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 17% 45% 13% 3% 2,179
Once or twice a month 15% 17% 53% 13% 2% 739
Several times a year 16% 14% 58% 12% 1% 397
Seldom/never 10% 12% 66% 11% 2% 3,404

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 73% 1% 2% 2,179
Once or twice a month 22% 76% 1% < 1% 739
Several times a year 24% 75% 1% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 25% 73% 1% 1% 3,404

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 12% 10% 47% 1% 2,179
Once or twice a month 12% 15% 12% 60% < 1% 739
Several times a year 9% 9% 23% 59% < 1% 397
Seldom/never 7% 8% 9% 77% < 1% 3,404

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 22% 2% 45% 9% 2,179
Once or twice a month 15% 24% 1% 53% 7% 739
Several times a year 10% 29% 1% 50% 9% 397
Seldom/never 11% 32% 1% 48% 8% 3,404

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. 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% 25% 9% 2,179
Once or twice a month 64% 26% 9% 739
Several times a year 66% 23% 11% 397
Seldom/never 74% 18% 8% 3,404

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. 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% 45% 10% 2,179
Once or twice a month 46% 46% 8% 739
Several times a year 44% 44% 12% 397
Seldom/never 53% 39% 9% 3,404

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. 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% 20% 53% 2,179
Once or twice a month 31% 18% 51% 739
Several times a year 30% 17% 52% 397
Seldom/never 37% 19% 44% 3,404

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 36% 34% 5% 2,179
Once or twice a month 26% 38% 32% 4% 739
Several times a year 21% 42% 33% 4% 397
Seldom/never 27% 41% 26% 6% 3,404

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. 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% 52% 4% 4% 2,179
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 2% 2% 739
Several times a year 52% 42% 3% 4% 397
Seldom/never 52% 42% 2% 3% 3,404

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 59% 4% 2% 2,179
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 2% 1% 739
Several times a year 42% 53% 4% 2% 397
Seldom/never 47% 49% 3% 1% 3,404

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 35% 5% 2,179
Once or twice a month 67% 31% 3% 739
Several times a year 62% 35% 3% 397
Seldom/never 66% 31% 3% 3,404

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. 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 74% 19% 3% 4% 2,179
Once or twice a month 78% 16% 4% 3% 739
Several times a year 74% 20% 4% 2% 397
Seldom/never 80% 15% 3% 2% 3,404

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,179. 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% 27% 8% 2,179
Once or twice a month 70% 22% 8% 739
Several times a year 69% 24% 7% 397
Seldom/never 71% 23% 7% 3,404

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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% 66% 2% 4% 2,179
Once or twice a month 35% 63% 2% 1% 739
Several times a year 38% 58% 2% 2% 397
Seldom/never 36% 60% 2% 2% 3,404

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,179. 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 43% 26% 6% 21% 4% 2,179
Once or twice a month 47% 28% 5% 17% 2% 739
Several times a year 48% 24% 4% 18% 6% 397
Seldom/never 48% 25% 5% 20% 3% 3,404