Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Hell

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 19,167. 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 44% 8% 4% 43% 2% 19,167
2007 42% 7% 4% 46% 2% 20,461

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

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Hell by religious group

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 42% 9% 5% 43% 1% 4,475
Evangelical Protestant 50% 7% 3% 39% 2% 6,978
Historically Black Protestant 57% 7% 3% 30% 2% 1,557
Jewish 39% 4% 4% 48% 5% 144
Mainline Protestant 34% 8% 4% 52% 1% 3,327
Mormon 57% 11% 1% 29% 1% 381
Muslim 34% 10% 6% 43% 7% 173
Orthodox Christian 39% 6% 3% 52% 1% 101
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 8% 3% 60% 2% 1,699

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 Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,721. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 32% 29% 24% 8,721
Once or twice a month 25% 35% 25% 15% 1,403
Several times a year 24% 32% 29% 14% 667
Seldom/never 27% 37% 25% 10% 7,713
Don't know 14% 36% 19% 31% 310

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,721. 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% 11% 27% 35% 17% 2% 8,721
Once or twice a month 16% 17% 27% 29% 10% 1% 1,403
Several times a year 15% 14% 27% 33% 9% 1% 667
Seldom/never 18% 17% 30% 29% 6% < 1% 7,713
Don't know 9% 10% 31% 26% 20% 3% 310

Gender composition among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. 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% 55% 8,907
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 1,417
Several times a year 55% 45% 673
Seldom/never 49% 51% 7,838
Don't know 50% 50% 332

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,767. 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% 18% 3% 18% 4% 8,767
Once or twice a month 57% 16% 5% 19% 4% 1,409
Several times a year 60% 13% 4% 20% 3% 668
Seldom/never 71% 11% 3% 11% 4% 7,778
Don't know 60% 14% 4% 20% 1% 319

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,778. 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% 8% 75% 8,778
Once or twice a month 18% 9% 73% 1,403
Several times a year 19% 11% 70% 664
Seldom/never 9% 9% 82% 7,726
Don't know 26% 8% 66% 322

Income distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 7,687. 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% 22% 24% 13% 7,687
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 24% 16% 1,280
Several times a year 39% 18% 27% 17% 587
Seldom/never 34% 21% 28% 17% 6,878
Don't know 48% 16% 25% 10% 218

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,856. 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% 33% 14% 8% 8,856
Once or twice a month 46% 33% 14% 7% 1,414
Several times a year 45% 30% 18% 7% 670
Seldom/never 46% 33% 14% 6% 7,797
Don't know 54% 28% 10% 8% 325

Marital status among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,862. 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% 6% 15% 10% 19% 8,862
Once or twice a month 45% 7% 13% 5% 30% 1,415
Several times a year 48% 8% 13% 4% 27% 670
Seldom/never 49% 7% 12% 4% 28% 7,819
Don't know 47% 1% 13% 14% 24% 327

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,867. 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% 71% 8,867
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 1,416
Several times a year 30% 70% 673
Seldom/never 34% 66% 7,811
Don't know 27% 73% 327

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 72% 23% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,417
Several times a year 71% 23% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 673
Seldom/never 73% 21% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 7,838
Don't know 80% 13% 2% 1% 1% 2% 332

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 65% 27% 6% 2% < 1% 1,417
Several times a year 59% 33% 6% 2% < 1% 673
Seldom/never 55% 33% 9% 3% < 1% 7,838
Don't know 83% 8% 4% 2% 3% 332

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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% 26% 12% 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 43% 41% 16% < 1% 1,417
Several times a year 37% 46% 17% < 1% 673
Seldom/never 33% 40% 27% < 1% 7,838
Don't know 53% 28% 15% 4% 332

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 85% 11% 2% 2% < 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 61% 22% 9% 8% < 1% 1,417
Several times a year 56% 24% 10% 10% < 1% 673
Seldom/never 54% 21% 8% 17% < 1% 7,838
Don't know 73% 10% 2% 5% 9% 332

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 13% 9% 30% 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 26% 19% 12% 43% < 1% 1,417
Several times a year 17% 12% 20% 51% < 1% 673
Seldom/never 19% 10% 9% 62% < 1% 7,838
Don't know 41% 9% 9% 32% 8% 332

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 82% 9% 4% 4% 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 59% 25% 8% 7% 1% 1,417
Several times a year 48% 18% 25% 9% 1% 673
Seldom/never 51% 18% 12% 18% 1% 7,838
Don't know 65% 7% 5% 10% 12% 332

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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 56% 15% 9% 18% 2% 8,907
Once or twice a month 41% 23% 14% 21% 1% 1,417
Several times a year 34% 17% 25% 22% 1% 673
Seldom/never 32% 16% 15% 36% 1% 7,838
Don't know 40% 10% 9% 23% 17% 332

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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 56% 7% 31% 4% 2% 8,907
Once or twice a month 41% 8% 41% 8% 1% 1,417
Several times a year 38% 9% 45% 6% 1% 673
Seldom/never 36% 7% 49% 6% 2% 7,838
Don't know 60% 5% 24% 4% 6% 332

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

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 54% 2% 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 37% 62% 1% < 1% 1,417
Several times a year 36% 62% 1% 1% 673
Seldom/never 37% 62% 1% 1% 7,838
Don't know 45% 48% 2% 4% 332

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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% 10% 6% 17% 1% 8,907
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 13% 30% < 1% 1,417
Several times a year 26% 12% 27% 34% < 1% 673
Seldom/never 29% 12% 10% 49% < 1% 7,838
Don't know 52% 13% 7% 16% 12% 332

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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% 28% 4% 10% 5% 8,907
Once or twice a month 39% 34% 2% 18% 6% 1,417
Several times a year 38% 37% 3% 16% 6% 673
Seldom/never 35% 37% 3% 20% 6% 7,838
Don't know 56% 16% 10% 9% 8% 332

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. 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 95% 2% 3% 8,907
Once or twice a month 96% 2% 2% 1,417
Several times a year 95% 3% 2% 673
Seldom/never 95% 2% 2% 7,838
Don't know 88% 5% 7% 332

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 17% 40% 8,907
Once or twice a month 42% 15% 43% 1,417
Several times a year 39% 15% 47% 673
Seldom/never 46% 17% 37% 7,838
Don't know 39% 27% 33% 332

Political ideology among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 49% 29% 17% 6% 8,907
Once or twice a month 41% 35% 19% 5% 1,417
Several times a year 34% 38% 22% 5% 673
Seldom/never 43% 34% 17% 6% 7,838
Don't know 45% 21% 17% 18% 332

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. 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% 41% 3% 4% 8,907
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 3% 2% 1,417
Several times a year 53% 42% 3% 2% 673
Seldom/never 56% 39% 2% 3% 7,838
Don't know 50% 35% 4% 10% 332

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 46% 5% 2% 8,907
Once or twice a month 49% 48% 2% 1% 1,417
Several times a year 52% 44% 3% 1% 673
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 2% 7,838
Don't know 49% 38% 3% 10% 332

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. 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% 59% 5% 8,907
Once or twice a month 48% 48% 4% 1,417
Several times a year 48% 50% 2% 673
Seldom/never 47% 50% 3% 7,838
Don't know 29% 59% 11% 332

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 49% 5% 4% 8,907
Once or twice a month 57% 36% 4% 3% 1,417
Several times a year 60% 34% 4% 3% 673
Seldom/never 59% 34% 4% 3% 7,838
Don't know 31% 55% 7% 7% 332

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,907. 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% 60% 8% 8,907
Once or twice a month 48% 45% 8% 1,417
Several times a year 44% 50% 6% 673
Seldom/never 49% 44% 7% 7,838
Don't know 22% 57% 21% 332

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 51% 3% 4% 8,907
Once or twice a month 42% 55% 2% 2% 1,417
Several times a year 43% 53% 2% 3% 673
Seldom/never 45% 51% 2% 2% 7,838
Don't know 48% 36% 4% 13% 332

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Hell by frequency of meditation

% of adults who believe in Hell 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 = 8,907. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 28% 3% 50% 5% 8,907
Once or twice a month 23% 33% 4% 38% 3% 1,417
Several times a year 25% 30% 3% 38% 4% 673
Seldom/never 23% 31% 3% 39% 4% 7,838
Don't know 8% 17% 7% 51% 18% 332