Frequency of meditation among college graduates

% of college graduates 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 = 8,798. 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 39% 9% 6% 45% 1% 8,798

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

Frequency of meditation among college graduates by religious group

% of college graduates 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 37% 10% 7% 46% 1% 1,788
Evangelical Protestant 49% 7% 4% 39% 2% 1,870
Historically Black Protestant 62% 8% 3% 26% 1% 289
Jewish 28% 6% 8% 57% 1% 294
Mainline Protestant 36% 10% 6% 47% 1% 1,673
Mormon 69% 10% 1% 18% 2% 212
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 10% 6% 56% 1% 2,071

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,508. 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% 36% 30% 19% 3,508
Once or twice a month 21% 40% 26% 14% 744
Several times a year 25% 42% 22% 11% 430
Seldom/never 22% 43% 24% 11% 3,801
Don't know 13% 33% 24% 31% 118

Generational cohort among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,508. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 5% 16% 29% 36% 12% 1% 3,508
Once or twice a month 9% 23% 29% 30% 8% 1% 744
Several times a year 12% 20% 35% 25% 7% 1% 430
Seldom/never 9% 21% 34% 28% 6% 1% 3,801
Don't know 5% 14% 26% 33% 16% 6% 118

Gender composition among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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% 57% 3,588
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 757
Several times a year 45% 55% 443
Seldom/never 52% 48% 3,880
Don't know 49% 51% 130

Racial and ethnic composition among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,521. 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% 11% 6% 10% 4% 3,521
Once or twice a month 75% 7% 7% 8% 4% 749
Several times a year 72% 3% 11% 10% 4% 435
Seldom/never 80% 5% 6% 6% 2% 3,829
Don't know 72% 11% 8% 8% 1% 125

Immigrant status among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,563. 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% 10% 75% 3,563
Once or twice a month 12% 11% 77% 752
Several times a year 16% 11% 74% 438
Seldom/never 11% 11% 78% 3,862
Don't know 22% 13% 64% 126

Income distribution among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,153. 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% 19% 35% 28% 3,153
Once or twice a month 14% 17% 38% 32% 687
Several times a year 14% 17% 33% 36% 396
Seldom/never 11% 16% 35% 38% 3,483

Marital status among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,563. 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 59% 6% 13% 5% 17% 3,563
Once or twice a month 60% 7% 8% 3% 21% 755
Several times a year 53% 8% 7% 3% 29% 439
Seldom/never 60% 8% 7% 3% 23% 3,865
Don't know 59% < 1% 10% 10% 21% 123

Parent of children under 18 among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,576. 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% 70% 3,576
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 757
Several times a year 29% 71% 443
Seldom/never 34% 66% 3,867
Don't know 26% 74% 128

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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 72% 15% 4% < 1% 7% 2% 3,588
Once or twice a month 50% 26% 8% 1% 13% 2% 757
Several times a year 47% 24% 8% 1% 16% 3% 443
Seldom/never 47% 22% 8% < 1% 20% 4% 3,880
Don't know 70% 7% 2% 3% 7% 10% 130

Importance of religion in one's life among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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 63% 19% 8% 8% 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 39% 33% 15% 12% 1% 757
Several times a year 34% 36% 18% 12% 1% 443
Seldom/never 35% 27% 18% 20% < 1% 3,880
Don't know 61% 17% 6% 9% 7% 130

Attendance at religious services among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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 50% 29% 20% < 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 31% 38% 31% < 1% 757
Several times a year 25% 43% 31% < 1% 443
Seldom/never 26% 35% 39% < 1% 3,880
Don't know 59% 19% 14% 8% 130

Frequency of prayer among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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 72% 11% 3% 13% 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 42% 19% 11% 28% 1% 757
Several times a year 34% 24% 9% 32% 1% 443
Seldom/never 36% 16% 6% 41% < 1% 3,880
Don't know 57% 6% 5% 16% 15% 130

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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% 9% 10% 44% 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 15% 11% 9% 64% < 1% 757
Several times a year 9% 7% 14% 71% < 1% 443
Seldom/never 13% 6% 7% 74% < 1% 3,880
Don't know 38% 9% 6% 34% 14% 130

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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% 12% 5% 5% 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 55% 24% 10% 10% 1% 757
Several times a year 42% 23% 22% 12% 1% 443
Seldom/never 44% 19% 14% 22% 1% 3,880
Don't know 61% 7% 7% 9% 17% 130

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 16% 9% 12% 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 49% 21% 15% 15% < 1% 757
Several times a year 42% 19% 23% 15% 1% 443
Seldom/never 35% 19% 18% 27% 1% 3,880
Don't know 41% 10% 10% 25% 14% 130

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 15% 33% 8% 4% 3,588
Once or twice a month 22% 18% 45% 13% 2% 757
Several times a year 20% 18% 44% 16% 2% 443
Seldom/never 23% 13% 47% 14% 2% 3,880
Don't know 48% 2% 26% 12% 11% 130

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 58% 1% 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 29% 70% 1% 1% 757
Several times a year 26% 72% 1% 1% 443
Seldom/never 33% 66% 1% 1% 3,880
Don't know 42% 52% 2% 4% 130

Frequency of reading scripture among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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 50% 9% 7% 33% < 1% 3,588
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 10% 53% < 1% 757
Several times a year 13% 9% 19% 58% 1% 443
Seldom/never 19% 8% 8% 65% < 1% 3,880
Don't know 50% 7% 5% 27% 11% 130

Interpreting scripture among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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% 30% 3% 33% 6% 3,588
Once or twice a month 12% 29% 1% 50% 7% 757
Several times a year 8% 28% 2% 54% 8% 443
Seldom/never 15% 28% 1% 50% 6% 3,880
Don't know 38% 14% 7% 22% 19% 130

Belief in Heaven among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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% 23% 9% 3,588
Once or twice a month 58% 34% 7% 757
Several times a year 57% 35% 7% 443
Seldom/never 60% 33% 7% 3,880
Don't know 57% 17% 27% 130

Belief in Hell among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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 54% 38% 8% 3,588
Once or twice a month 41% 51% 8% 757
Several times a year 39% 49% 12% 443
Seldom/never 46% 46% 7% 3,880
Don't know 44% 25% 31% 130

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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% 14% 44% 3,588
Once or twice a month 35% 11% 54% 757
Several times a year 32% 14% 54% 443
Seldom/never 42% 12% 46% 3,880
Don't know 41% 25% 34% 130

Political ideology among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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 38% 33% 26% 3% 3,588
Once or twice a month 27% 39% 31% 3% 757
Several times a year 22% 42% 33% 2% 443
Seldom/never 32% 36% 29% 3% 3,880
Don't know 49% 26% 16% 10% 130

Views about size of government among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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% 36% 4% 3% 3,588
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 3% 4% 757
Several times a year 54% 41% 2% 3% 443
Seldom/never 59% 36% 2% 3% 3,880
Don't know 50% 35% 7% 8% 130

Views about government aid to the poor among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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% 50% 4% 2% 3,588
Once or twice a month 36% 57% 5% 2% 757
Several times a year 39% 55% 4% 2% 443
Seldom/never 47% 48% 3% 2% 3,880
Don't know 49% 44% 4% 3% 130

Views about abortion among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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 54% 42% 4% 3,588
Once or twice a month 68% 28% 3% 757
Several times a year 69% 29% 2% 443
Seldom/never 66% 32% 2% 3,880
Don't know 35% 55% 10% 130

Views about homosexuality among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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% 32% 4% 3% 3,588
Once or twice a month 78% 16% 3% 3% 757
Several times a year 77% 17% 4% 2% 443
Seldom/never 75% 21% 3% 2% 3,880
Don't know 42% 38% 12% 7% 130

Views about same-sex marriage among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,588. 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 54% 40% 6% 3,588
Once or twice a month 73% 22% 5% 757
Several times a year 74% 21% 5% 443
Seldom/never 68% 27% 5% 3,880
Don't know 35% 54% 11% 130

Views about environmental regulation among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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 35% 60% 3% 3% 3,588
Once or twice a month 24% 71% 2% 2% 757
Several times a year 25% 71% 1% 3% 443
Seldom/never 32% 64% 2% 1% 3,880
Don't know 44% 39% 6% 11% 130

Views about human evolution among college graduates by frequency of meditation

% of college graduates 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 = 3,588. 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% 27% 4% 33% 4% 3,588
Once or twice a month 49% 28% 4% 17% 2% 757
Several times a year 52% 26% 5% 15% 2% 443
Seldom/never 50% 22% 4% 22% 2% 3,880
Don't know 22% 12% 9% 43% 14% 130