Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Heaven

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 7,973. 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% 10% 6% 52% 1% 7,973
2007 33% 8% 5% 52% 2% 6,275

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 151. 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.
Buddhist 74% 10% 8% 8% < 1% 151
Catholic 33% 10% 5% 52% 2% 709
Evangelical Protestant 46% 5% 4% 42% 3% 503
Jewish 22% 12% 9% 57% 1% 461
Mainline Protestant 33% 12% 6% 47% 2% 861
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 11% 6% 59% 1% 4,429

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,515. 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% 34% 28% 16% 2,515
Once or twice a month 33% 37% 18% 12% 755
Several times a year 29% 37% 20% 14% 471
Seldom/never 30% 34% 20% 15% 4,024

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

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

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,515. 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 12% 17% 28% 33% 9% 1% 2,515
Once or twice a month 22% 21% 27% 21% 8% 1% 755
Several times a year 18% 20% 27% 24% 9% 1% 471
Seldom/never 20% 19% 26% 25% 9% 1% 4,024

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

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

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. 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 51% 49% 2,558
Once or twice a month 54% 46% 768
Several times a year 58% 42% 479
Seldom/never 63% 37% 4,073

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

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

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,506. 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% 9% 4% 16% 5% 2,506
Once or twice a month 72% 4% 8% 13% 3% 756
Several times a year 77% 4% 6% 11% 3% 471
Seldom/never 75% 4% 7% 11% 3% 4,022

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

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

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,530. 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% 11% 71% 2,530
Once or twice a month 17% 13% 71% 757
Several times a year 17% 12% 72% 477
Seldom/never 14% 14% 71% 4,038

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,293. 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% 19% 27% 24% 2,293
Once or twice a month 23% 17% 29% 31% 701
Several times a year 20% 20% 31% 28% 436
Seldom/never 23% 19% 30% 28% 3,677

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

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

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,539. 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% 31% 23% 18% 2,539
Once or twice a month 20% 34% 25% 21% 766
Several times a year 23% 26% 28% 23% 476
Seldom/never 33% 28% 23% 16% 4,060

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

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

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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% 11% 15% 4% 25% 2,544
Once or twice a month 43% 9% 13% 2% 32% 768
Several times a year 44% 11% 8% 2% 35% 478
Seldom/never 44% 10% 10% 3% 32% 4,059

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

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

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,553. 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% 2,553
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 765
Several times a year 21% 79% 478
Seldom/never 24% 76% 4,062

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who say they…

Frequency of meditation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 23% 9% 1% 23% 4% 2,558
Once or twice a month 17% 28% 17% 1% 33% 4% 768
Several times a year 21% 21% 14% < 1% 39% 5% 479
Seldom/never 13% 16% 13% < 1% 52% 5% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 23% 18% 28% 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 13% 25% 30% 32% 1% 768
Several times a year 11% 26% 27% 36% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 9% 16% 26% 49% < 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 29% 50% < 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 8% 33% 59% 1% 768
Several times a year 6% 32% 62% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 6% 23% 71% < 1% 4,073

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

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

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 13% 5% 38% 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 12% 15% 10% 64% 1% 768
Several times a year 12% 12% 10% 66% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 10% 6% 5% 80% < 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 6% 6% 71% < 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 4% 5% 6% 84% < 1% 768
Several times a year 3% 3% 6% 87% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 4% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 13% 6% 12% 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 43% 26% 10% 19% 1% 768
Several times a year 31% 24% 26% 18% 1% 479
Seldom/never 28% 14% 11% 45% 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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 68% 12% 8% 12% 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 56% 18% 15% 10% 1% 768
Several times a year 50% 17% 22% 10% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 38% 18% 15% 28% 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 22% 45% 15% 3% 2,558
Once or twice a month 7% 27% 47% 18% 2% 768
Several times a year 6% 21% 52% 21% 1% 479
Seldom/never 6% 16% 56% 21% 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 72% 2% 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 18% 81% 1% 1% 768
Several times a year 18% 81% 1% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 8% 8% 58% 1% 2,558
Once or twice a month 7% 8% 10% 75% < 1% 768
Several times a year 4% 3% 13% 79% 1% 479
Seldom/never 5% 4% 4% 87% < 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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 12% 11% 1% 70% 6% 2,558
Once or twice a month 5% 7% < 1% 84% 4% 768
Several times a year 3% 7% < 1% 85% 4% 479
Seldom/never 4% 7% < 1% 84% 5% 4,073

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

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

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. 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% 89% 2% 2,558
Once or twice a month 5% 94% 1% 768
Several times a year 5% 95% < 1% 479
Seldom/never 6% 93% 1% 4,073

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. 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% 56% 2,558
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 62% 768
Several times a year 17% 17% 66% 479
Seldom/never 25% 17% 58% 4,073

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

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

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. 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% 31% 43% 7% 2,558
Once or twice a month 14% 32% 48% 5% 768
Several times a year 16% 35% 46% 3% 479
Seldom/never 18% 35% 42% 5% 4,073

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

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

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. 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% 45% 5% 4% 2,558
Once or twice a month 50% 45% 3% 3% 768
Several times a year 42% 52% 3% 3% 479
Seldom/never 48% 46% 3% 3% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 64% 4% 2% 2,558
Once or twice a month 28% 67% 4% 1% 768
Several times a year 27% 67% 4% 2% 479
Seldom/never 37% 59% 3% 1% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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 71% 25% 4% 2,558
Once or twice a month 81% 16% 3% 768
Several times a year 83% 15% 1% 479
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 4,073

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

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

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. 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 78% 17% 2% 2% 2,558
Once or twice a month 88% 6% 3% 2% 768
Several times a year 85% 11% 2% 2% 479
Seldom/never 85% 11% 2% 2% 4,073

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

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

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,558. 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% 21% 5% 2,558
Once or twice a month 85% 11% 4% 768
Several times a year 84% 14% 2% 479
Seldom/never 81% 14% 5% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 71% 3% 3% 2,558
Once or twice a month 19% 77% 3% 1% 768
Several times a year 17% 79% 3% 1% 479
Seldom/never 26% 71% 1% 2% 4,073

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

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 2,558. 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% 14% 5% 20% 2% 2,558
Once or twice a month 73% 12% 3% 11% 1% 768
Several times a year 75% 11% 4% 8% 1% 479
Seldom/never 76% 8% 3% 12% 1% 4,073