Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 3,414. 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 18% 8% 5% 67% 1% 3,414
2007 17% 5% 5% 71% 1% 1,643

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Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 8% 5% 1% 86% < 1% 114
Jewish 15% 9% 4% 70% 1% 161
Mainline Protestant 17% 9% 8% 66% < 1% 111
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 8% 5% 69% 1% 2,736

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 659. 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% 36% 18% 13% 659
Once or twice a month 36% 42% 14% 8% 271
Several times a year 42% 33% 12% 12% 203
Seldom/never 39% 33% 17% 12% 2,215

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 659. 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% 22% 27% 23% 7% 1% 659
Once or twice a month 26% 21% 31% 16% 5% 1% 271
Several times a year 31% 22% 23% 15% 9% 1% 203
Seldom/never 27% 20% 24% 20% 7% 1% 2,215

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 667. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 39% 667
Once or twice a month 63% 37% 275
Several times a year 60% 40% 204
Seldom/never 67% 33% 2,243

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 656. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 75% 4% 6% 10% 5% 656
Once or twice a month 73% 3% 7% 11% 5% 269
Several times a year 83% 2% 7% 6% 2% 200
Seldom/never 78% 2% 8% 9% 3% 2,223

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 658. 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% 13% 73% 658
Once or twice a month 12% 12% 75% 269
Several times a year 14% 14% 73% 203
Seldom/never 12% 16% 72% 2,222

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 621. 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% 15% 30% 28% 621
Once or twice a month 21% 17% 32% 30% 251
Several times a year 22% 27% 24% 28% 186
Seldom/never 23% 19% 30% 28% 2,043

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 663. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 25% 29% 26% 21% 663
Once or twice a month 17% 36% 26% 20% 274
Several times a year 22% 26% 31% 22% 203
Seldom/never 31% 30% 24% 15% 2,238

Marital status among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 666. 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% 15% 11% 3% 35% 666
Once or twice a month 43% 10% 11% 2% 34% 275
Several times a year 34% 11% 8% 2% 45% 203
Seldom/never 39% 11% 8% 2% 40% 2,235

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 663. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 77% 663
Once or twice a month 24% 76% 274
Several times a year 17% 83% 204
Seldom/never 21% 79% 2,238

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 12% 20% 60% 1% 667
Once or twice a month 3% 11% 26% 58% 2% 275
Several times a year 2% 13% 27% 58% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 2% 6% 23% 69% < 1% 2,243

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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 5% 19% 77% < 1% 667
Once or twice a month 2% 21% 76% 1% 275
Several times a year 1% 19% 80% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 2% 16% 82% < 1% 2,243

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 667. 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 10% 4% 6% 81% < 1% 667
Once or twice a month < 1% 1% 3% 94% 1% 275
Several times a year 1% 1% 5% 93% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 2,243

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 667
Once or twice a month 1% 3% 3% 92% 1% 275
Several times a year < 1% 1% 4% 95% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 1% 1% 1% 98% < 1% 2,243

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 15% 6% 24% 2% 667
Once or twice a month 43% 26% 7% 22% 1% 275
Several times a year 32% 22% 22% 22% 1% 204
Seldom/never 22% 13% 9% 54% 2% 2,243

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 11% 1% 667
Once or twice a month 62% 18% 13% 7% < 1% 275
Several times a year 54% 15% 22% 9% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 38% 19% 14% 29% 1% 2,243

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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 2% 26% 48% 21% 3% 667
Once or twice a month 1% 27% 48% 23% 2% 275
Several times a year 1% 20% 49% 28% 1% 204
Seldom/never 1% 17% 53% 29% 1% 2,243

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 82% 1% 1% 667
Once or twice a month 18% 82% < 1% < 1% 275
Several times a year 11% 88% < 1% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 16% 82% 1% 1% 2,243

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 7% 6% 79% < 1% 667
Once or twice a month 1% 3% 10% 86% < 1% 275
Several times a year < 1% < 1% 9% 91% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 2,243

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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 2% 1% < 1% 94% 3% 667
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% < 1% 99% 1% 275
Several times a year < 1% 1% < 1% 94% 5% 204
Seldom/never 1% 2% < 1% 94% 3% 2,243

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 667. 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% 90% 3% 667
Once or twice a month 6% 91% 3% 275
Several times a year 4% 94% 3% 204
Seldom/never 5% 91% 3% 2,243

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 667. 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 5% 94% 2% 667
Once or twice a month 2% 97% 2% 275
Several times a year 4% 93% 4% 204
Seldom/never 5% 93% 3% 2,243

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 667. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 19% 68% 667
Once or twice a month 15% 13% 71% 275
Several times a year 8% 17% 75% 204
Seldom/never 21% 17% 62% 2,243

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 667. 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 10% 30% 56% 4% 667
Once or twice a month 10% 31% 53% 5% 275
Several times a year 9% 29% 59% 3% 204
Seldom/never 14% 32% 48% 7% 2,243

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 667. 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% 51% 5% 4% 667
Once or twice a month 41% 55% 1% 2% 275
Several times a year 32% 62% 1% 5% 204
Seldom/never 45% 49% 3% 3% 2,243

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 72% 3% 2% 667
Once or twice a month 21% 74% 3% 2% 275
Several times a year 19% 76% 3% 2% 204
Seldom/never 32% 64% 3% 1% 2,243

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 11% 4% 667
Once or twice a month 90% 8% 2% 275
Several times a year 92% 5% 2% 204
Seldom/never 85% 12% 3% 2,243

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 667. 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 92% 5% 2% < 1% 667
Once or twice a month 95% 3% 1% 1% 275
Several times a year 94% 4% 1% 1% 204
Seldom/never 91% 7% 1% 1% 2,243

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 667. 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 89% 7% 3% 667
Once or twice a month 92% 4% 4% 275
Several times a year 92% 6% 2% 204
Seldom/never 88% 8% 4% 2,243

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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% 81% 2% 1% 667
Once or twice a month 12% 84% 4% 1% 275
Several times a year 12% 86% 2% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 22% 75% 1% 2% 2,243

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God by frequency of meditation

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 667. 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 87% 5% 2% 6% 1% 667
Once or twice a month 93% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 275
Several times a year 90% 4% 1% 5% < 1% 204
Seldom/never 87% 4% 1% 6% 1% 2,243