Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Hell

% of adults who do not 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 = 12,839. 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 35% 10% 5% 49% 1% 12,839
2007 35% 8% 5% 50% 2% 10,938

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 192. 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 76% 9% 7% 8% < 1% 192
Catholic 37% 10% 5% 48% 1% 2,080
Evangelical Protestant 41% 7% 3% 47% 2% 957
Hindu 28% 10% 7% 55% < 1% 118
Historically Black Protestant 50% 13% 7% 31% < 1% 225
Jehovah's Witness 78% 2% 2% 15% 4% 215
Jewish 24% 9% 6% 58% 1% 637
Mainline Protestant 37% 12% 5% 44% 1% 2,056
Mormon 62% 8% 1% 26% 2% 227
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 10% 5% 58% 1% 5,272

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,548. 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% 33% 28% 20% 4,548
Once or twice a month 29% 37% 21% 14% 1,204
Several times a year 27% 37% 19% 18% 691
Seldom/never 29% 34% 22% 15% 6,018
Don't know 9% 23% 33% 35% 140

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

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

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,548. 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% 14% 27% 34% 13% 2% 4,548
Once or twice a month 19% 18% 29% 25% 9% 1% 1,204
Several times a year 17% 18% 29% 24% 12% 1% 691
Seldom/never 19% 17% 26% 27% 9% 1% 6,018
Don't know 7% 3% 22% 45% 21% 2% 140

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

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

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,645. 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% 4,645
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,225
Several times a year 52% 48% 702
Seldom/never 55% 45% 6,118
Don't know 57% 43% 149

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

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

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,560. 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 64% 10% 3% 18% 5% 4,560
Once or twice a month 70% 6% 5% 15% 3% 1,208
Several times a year 73% 7% 7% 11% 3% 694
Seldom/never 75% 5% 6% 11% 3% 6,044
Don't know 58% 4% 12% 24% 1% 146

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

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

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,603. 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% 12% 70% 4,603
Once or twice a month 16% 13% 71% 1,204
Several times a year 15% 11% 74% 697
Seldom/never 13% 13% 73% 6,062
Don't know 40% 5% 55% 143

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,125. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 19% 26% 21% 4,125
Once or twice a month 28% 17% 30% 25% 1,103
Several times a year 23% 21% 28% 28% 634
Seldom/never 24% 20% 29% 26% 5,460
Don't know 53% 16% 16% 15% 101

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

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

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,617. 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% 31% 21% 17% 4,617
Once or twice a month 28% 32% 23% 18% 1,223
Several times a year 25% 27% 26% 21% 698
Seldom/never 35% 29% 21% 15% 6,094
Don't know 46% 27% 16% 11% 146

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

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

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,617. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 8% 15% 7% 22% 4,617
Once or twice a month 44% 10% 13% 4% 28% 1,224
Several times a year 45% 11% 9% 4% 31% 701
Seldom/never 46% 9% 10% 4% 30% 6,100
Don't know 55% 7% 13% 10% 15% 142

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

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

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,637. 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% 4,637
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 1,221
Several times a year 23% 77% 700
Seldom/never 26% 74% 6,100
Don't know 13% 87% 146

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 23% 7% 1% 13% 3% 4,645
Once or twice a month 31% 30% 13% 1% 22% 3% 1,225
Several times a year 30% 27% 13% < 1% 26% 4% 702
Seldom/never 27% 23% 11% < 1% 34% 4% 6,118
Don't know 61% 15% 3% 5% 12% 3% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 24% 13% 17% 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 23% 32% 23% 21% 1% 1,225
Several times a year 17% 33% 24% 25% < 1% 702
Seldom/never 18% 25% 23% 34% < 1% 6,118
Don't know 56% 18% 8% 13% 5% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 30% 39% < 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 14% 39% 46% < 1% 1,225
Several times a year 10% 41% 49% < 1% 702
Seldom/never 11% 32% 58% < 1% 6,118
Don't know 40% 26% 28% 6% 149

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

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

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,645. 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% 14% 5% 24% 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 25% 18% 13% 44% 1% 1,225
Several times a year 20% 17% 12% 52% < 1% 702
Seldom/never 20% 12% 6% 61% < 1% 6,118
Don't know 56% 8% 10% 19% 8% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 7% 7% 63% < 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 8% 9% 7% 76% < 1% 1,225
Several times a year 4% 4% 10% 82% < 1% 702
Seldom/never 5% 3% 5% 87% < 1% 6,118
Don't know 25% 7% 15% 46% 6% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 13% 6% 9% 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 46% 26% 13% 15% 1% 1,225
Several times a year 33% 23% 27% 17% 1% 702
Seldom/never 33% 16% 12% 38% 1% 6,118
Don't know 55% 7% 8% 12% 17% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 13% 8% 12% 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 53% 19% 15% 12% 1% 1,225
Several times a year 45% 17% 25% 13% < 1% 702
Seldom/never 35% 17% 16% 31% 1% 6,118
Don't know 48% 8% 11% 20% 13% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 19% 46% 11% 3% 4,645
Once or twice a month 10% 23% 51% 15% 2% 1,225
Several times a year 7% 19% 55% 18% 1% 702
Seldom/never 10% 15% 57% 17% 1% 6,118
Don't know 31% 8% 37% 15% 9% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 71% 1% 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 18% 80% 1% 1% 1,225
Several times a year 17% 82% 1% 1% 702
Seldom/never 22% 77% 1% 1% 6,118
Don't know 26% 66% 2% 6% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 9% 8% 49% 1% 4,645
Once or twice a month 11% 12% 11% 65% < 1% 1,225
Several times a year 5% 5% 18% 71% 1% 702
Seldom/never 8% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 6,118
Don't know 32% 4% 11% 41% 12% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 20% 2% 54% 8% 4,645
Once or twice a month 8% 17% 1% 68% 7% 1,225
Several times a year 5% 15% 1% 74% 5% 702
Seldom/never 7% 17% 1% 70% 6% 6,118
Don't know 23% 21% 3% 39% 14% 149

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

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

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,645. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 49% 7% 4,645
Once or twice a month 37% 58% 5% 1,225
Several times a year 33% 64% 4% 702
Seldom/never 35% 61% 5% 6,118
Don't know 44% 45% 10% 149

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,645. 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% 23% 53% 4,645
Once or twice a month 23% 17% 60% 1,225
Several times a year 20% 15% 65% 702
Seldom/never 28% 18% 54% 6,118
Don't know 26% 37% 37% 149

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

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

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,645. 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% 33% 37% 7% 4,645
Once or twice a month 17% 36% 42% 5% 1,225
Several times a year 15% 42% 41% 2% 702
Seldom/never 21% 36% 37% 6% 6,118
Don't know 28% 22% 33% 17% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 4% 5% 4,645
Once or twice a month 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,225
Several times a year 44% 49% 3% 3% 702
Seldom/never 50% 45% 3% 3% 6,118
Don't know 42% 45% 4% 10% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 61% 4% 2% 4,645
Once or twice a month 29% 66% 4% 1% 1,225
Several times a year 30% 64% 5% 1% 702
Seldom/never 39% 56% 3% 1% 6,118
Don't know 45% 47% < 1% 8% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 30% 4% 4,645
Once or twice a month 79% 18% 3% 1,225
Several times a year 82% 17% 1% 702
Seldom/never 75% 22% 3% 6,118
Don't know 46% 42% 12% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 19% 3% 3% 4,645
Once or twice a month 87% 8% 3% 2% 1,225
Several times a year 83% 13% 2% 2% 702
Seldom/never 83% 12% 3% 2% 6,118
Don't know 46% 30% 9% 14% 149

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

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

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,645. 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 69% 24% 7% 4,645
Once or twice a month 82% 13% 5% 1,225
Several times a year 79% 18% 3% 702
Seldom/never 78% 17% 5% 6,118
Don't know 43% 38% 19% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 67% 3% 3% 4,645
Once or twice a month 22% 73% 2% 2% 1,225
Several times a year 22% 75% 2% 1% 702
Seldom/never 29% 67% 2% 2% 6,118
Don't know 34% 47% 7% 13% 149

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 4,645. 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% 22% 5% 24% 4% 4,645
Once or twice a month 60% 19% 4% 15% 2% 1,225
Several times a year 66% 17% 4% 10% 3% 702
Seldom/never 64% 15% 3% 16% 2% 6,118
Don't know 30% 11% 9% 35% 15% 149