Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 1,819. 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 22% 12% 7% 59% 1% 1,819
2007 22% 7% 6% 63% 1% 1,189

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Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 21% 13% 6% 60% < 1% 310
Jewish 19% 6% 11% 64% < 1% 118
Mainline Protestant 15% 13% 9% 62% 1% 277
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 11% 5% 58% 1% 850

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 not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 438. 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% 30% 26% 15% 438
Once or twice a month 46% 30% 16% 8% 188
Several times a year 33% 35% 18% 13% 113
Seldom/never 35% 35% 18% 12% 1,038

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 438. 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 16% 20% 24% 31% 8% 2% 438
Once or twice a month 32% 20% 24% 18% 4% 2% 188
Several times a year 23% 19% 27% 24% 7% < 1% 113
Seldom/never 24% 19% 27% 21% 8% 1% 1,038

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 42% 443
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 190
Several times a year 68% 32% 117
Seldom/never 61% 39% 1,052

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 439. 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% 6% 4% 21% 4% 439
Once or twice a month 60% 4% 13% 19% 4% 188
Several times a year 68% 8% 8% 13% 4% 117
Seldom/never 68% 5% 9% 16% 3% 1,036

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 437. 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% 14% 65% 437
Once or twice a month 24% 19% 57% 186
Several times a year 12% 16% 72% 117
Seldom/never 19% 14% 67% 1,041

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 21% 21% 26% 389
Once or twice a month 36% 15% 22% 27% 168
Several times a year 33% 16% 23% 28% 104
Seldom/never 31% 16% 28% 25% 962

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 441. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 30% 21% 17% 441
Once or twice a month 38% 27% 18% 16% 189
Several times a year 33% 30% 22% 15% 116
Seldom/never 41% 27% 19% 13% 1,046

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 437. 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% 10% 5% 27% 437
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 11% 3% 43% 190
Several times a year 34% 12% 8% 3% 43% 117
Seldom/never 40% 10% 8% 4% 37% 1,050

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 442. 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% 74% 442
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 189
Several times a year 20% 80% 115
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,048

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 32% 29% 19% 1% 443
Once or twice a month 14% 32% 34% 20% 1% 190
Several times a year 6% 42% 37% 14% 1% 117
Seldom/never 5% 29% 43% 23% < 1% 1,052

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 54% < 1% 443
Once or twice a month 7% 42% 51% 1% 190
Several times a year 7% 46% 47% < 1% 117
Seldom/never 4% 36% 60% < 1% 1,052

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. 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% 19% 8% 38% < 1% 443
Once or twice a month 16% 19% 18% 47% < 1% 190
Several times a year 13% 12% 12% 64% < 1% 117
Seldom/never 10% 9% 11% 69% < 1% 1,052

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 4% 5% 81% < 1% 443
Once or twice a month 5% 12% 7% 77% 1% 190
Several times a year 4% < 1% 7% 89% < 1% 117
Seldom/never 2% 3% 4% 91% < 1% 1,052

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 14% 11% 17% < 1% 443
Once or twice a month 36% 31% 11% 21% 1% 190
Several times a year 26% 19% 26% 29% 1% 117
Seldom/never 20% 15% 15% 48% 1% 1,052

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 15% 9% 10% 1% 443
Once or twice a month 58% 15% 16% 10% 1% 190
Several times a year 45% 18% 21% 16% < 1% 117
Seldom/never 34% 16% 17% 32% < 1% 1,052

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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 7% 26% 51% 14% 2% 443
Once or twice a month 8% 23% 52% 14% 3% 190
Several times a year 3% 24% 50% 20% 2% 117
Seldom/never 4% 17% 60% 17% 1% 1,052

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 81% 2% < 1% 443
Once or twice a month 15% 84% 1% 1% 190
Several times a year 18% 80% < 1% 2% 117
Seldom/never 22% 76% 1% 1% 1,052

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 8% 10% 68% < 1% 443
Once or twice a month 7% 14% 9% 70% < 1% 190
Several times a year 2% 3% 17% 78% < 1% 117
Seldom/never 3% 4% 4% 89% < 1% 1,052

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 7% 1% 81% 5% 443
Once or twice a month 7% 11% < 1% 75% 7% 190
Several times a year 4% 12% < 1% 82% 2% 117
Seldom/never 6% 11% < 1% 75% 8% 1,052

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 52% 15% 443
Once or twice a month 36% 56% 9% 190
Several times a year 44% 46% 10% 117
Seldom/never 42% 44% 13% 1,052

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. 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% 67% 9% 443
Once or twice a month 23% 69% 8% 190
Several times a year 23% 66% 11% 117
Seldom/never 31% 57% 12% 1,052

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 16% 64% 443
Once or twice a month 17% 20% 62% 190
Several times a year 14% 14% 71% 117
Seldom/never 28% 18% 54% 1,052

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. 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 19% 36% 40% 6% 443
Once or twice a month 13% 36% 42% 9% 190
Several times a year 11% 47% 42% 1% 117
Seldom/never 20% 39% 35% 6% 1,052

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. 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% 51% 5% 3% 443
Once or twice a month 43% 47% 5% 4% 190
Several times a year 41% 48% 5% 6% 117
Seldom/never 48% 46% 3% 3% 1,052

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 64% 3% 3% 443
Once or twice a month 26% 66% 6% 2% 190
Several times a year 30% 64% 6% < 1% 117
Seldom/never 41% 55% 3% 2% 1,052

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 23% 1% 443
Once or twice a month 80% 14% 6% 190
Several times a year 90% 9% 1% 117
Seldom/never 76% 22% 3% 1,052

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. 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 81% 15% 2% 2% 443
Once or twice a month 87% 6% 1% 5% 190
Several times a year 82% 14% 3% 2% 117
Seldom/never 83% 13% 2% 2% 1,052

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 17% 6% 443
Once or twice a month 79% 15% 6% 190
Several times a year 74% 19% 7% 117
Seldom/never 78% 17% 5% 1,052

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 66% 2% 2% 443
Once or twice a month 23% 74% 2% 1% 190
Several times a year 16% 80% 3% 1% 117
Seldom/never 30% 66% 2% 1% 1,052

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all 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 = 443. 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% 7% 13% 3% 443
Once or twice a month 64% 11% 6% 16% 2% 190
Several times a year 76% 12% 3% 9% < 1% 117
Seldom/never 69% 11% 4% 14% 2% 1,052