Frequency of meditation among adults with an education level of high school or less

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 10,584. 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 40% 8% 4% 46% 2% 10,584

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Frequency of meditation among adults with an education level of high school or less by religious group

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 41% 9% 5% 43% 2% 2,431
Evangelical Protestant 49% 6% 3% 40% 2% 2,977
Historically Black Protestant 53% 8% 4% 32% 2% 823
Jehovah's Witness 77% 2% 2% 14% 4% 130
Mainline Protestant 33% 9% 3% 52% 2% 1,536
Mormon 49% 12% 1% 37% 1% 127
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 7% 4% 63% 1% 2,129

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,329. 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% 29% 29% 28% 4,329
Once or twice a month 27% 31% 22% 20% 787
Several times a year 28% 27% 26% 20% 375
Seldom/never 28% 31% 26% 15% 4,749
Don't know 14% 28% 23% 35% 221

Generational cohort among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,329. 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% 9% 24% 34% 20% 3% 4,329
Once or twice a month 19% 14% 25% 27% 14% 2% 787
Several times a year 21% 11% 22% 31% 13% 1% 375
Seldom/never 20% 13% 26% 31% 9% 1% 4,749
Don't know 10% 8% 24% 31% 23% 4% 221

Gender composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 54% 4,392
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 794
Several times a year 55% 45% 379
Seldom/never 54% 46% 4,789
Don't know 52% 48% 230

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,334. 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% 17% 1% 27% 4% 4,334
Once or twice a month 50% 15% 4% 29% 3% 790
Several times a year 54% 15% 2% 27% 2% 376
Seldom/never 68% 11% 2% 15% 4% 4,754
Don't know 51% 12% 3% 31% 2% 219

Immigrant status among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,322. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 8% 68% 4,322
Once or twice a month 26% 10% 64% 777
Several times a year 25% 11% 64% 372
Seldom/never 11% 10% 79% 4,700
Don't know 34% 7% 59% 221

Income distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 3,683. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 20% 15% 6% 3,683
Once or twice a month 58% 20% 15% 7% 692
Several times a year 56% 22% 16% 6% 328
Seldom/never 45% 23% 22% 10% 4,109
Don't know 63% 18% 12% 6% 147

Marital status among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,369. 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% 7% 16% 13% 21% 4,369
Once or twice a month 35% 9% 15% 8% 33% 791
Several times a year 38% 7% 15% 6% 33% 378
Seldom/never 41% 8% 13% 6% 31% 4,775
Don't know 41% 6% 12% 19% 23% 226

Parent of children under 18 among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,378. 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% 75% 4,378
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 792
Several times a year 27% 73% 379
Seldom/never 27% 73% 4,779
Don't know 18% 82% 227

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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 77% 16% 2% 1% 3% 1% 4,392
Once or twice a month 58% 28% 7% 1% 4% 2% 794
Several times a year 58% 25% 8% 1% 7% 1% 379
Seldom/never 58% 22% 7% 1% 10% 2% 4,789
Don't know 74% 18% 1% 2% 2% 3% 230

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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 76% 15% 4% 5% 1% 4,392
Once or twice a month 57% 28% 8% 6% 1% 794
Several times a year 48% 34% 11% 7% < 1% 379
Seldom/never 43% 32% 13% 13% < 1% 4,789
Don't know 77% 14% 2% 3% 5% 230

Attendance at religious services among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 26% 20% 1% 4,392
Once or twice a month 35% 41% 23% < 1% 794
Several times a year 26% 47% 27% < 1% 379
Seldom/never 23% 35% 42% < 1% 4,789
Don't know 43% 32% 17% 7% 230

Frequency of prayer among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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 77% 13% 3% 7% 1% 4,392
Once or twice a month 52% 22% 10% 15% 1% 794
Several times a year 44% 21% 12% 22% 1% 379
Seldom/never 42% 18% 8% 32% 1% 4,789
Don't know 68% 10% 4% 8% 11% 230

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 11% 7% 38% 1% 4,392
Once or twice a month 22% 20% 11% 47% < 1% 794
Several times a year 11% 10% 23% 55% < 1% 379
Seldom/never 14% 7% 7% 72% < 1% 4,789
Don't know 30% 7% 11% 41% 10% 230

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 10% 4% 6% 1% 4,392
Once or twice a month 56% 22% 10% 11% 1% 794
Several times a year 38% 16% 31% 15% < 1% 379
Seldom/never 42% 15% 11% 30% 1% 4,789
Don't know 55% 7% 7% 12% 20% 230

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 12% 8% 19% 2% 4,392
Once or twice a month 43% 21% 14% 21% 1% 794
Several times a year 36% 15% 25% 23% 1% 379
Seldom/never 31% 14% 13% 41% 1% 4,789
Don't know 38% 9% 7% 23% 22% 230

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 7% 38% 6% 2% 4,392
Once or twice a month 32% 10% 46% 10% 2% 794
Several times a year 29% 8% 52% 10% 2% 379
Seldom/never 26% 7% 57% 8% 2% 4,789
Don't know 48% 6% 28% 8% 10% 230

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 61% 2% 3% 4,392
Once or twice a month 28% 70% 1% 1% 794
Several times a year 25% 71% 1% 2% 379
Seldom/never 29% 69% 1% 1% 4,789
Don't know 31% 59% 2% 7% 230

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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 60% 10% 5% 24% 1% 4,392
Once or twice a month 30% 21% 13% 36% < 1% 794
Several times a year 18% 11% 25% 45% < 1% 379
Seldom/never 20% 10% 8% 62% 1% 4,789
Don't know 39% 11% 8% 26% 15% 230

Interpreting scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 21% 3% 17% 6% 4,392
Once or twice a month 38% 24% 2% 27% 8% 794
Several times a year 38% 27% 3% 27% 5% 379
Seldom/never 32% 27% 2% 32% 6% 4,789
Don't know 51% 15% 9% 11% 14% 230

Belief in Heaven among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 11% 6% 4,392
Once or twice a month 81% 13% 6% 794
Several times a year 76% 18% 6% 379
Seldom/never 74% 19% 7% 4,789
Don't know 79% 8% 13% 230

Belief in Hell among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 23% 8% 4,392
Once or twice a month 65% 29% 6% 794
Several times a year 61% 30% 9% 379
Seldom/never 61% 31% 8% 4,789
Don't know 62% 19% 19% 230

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 23% 44% 4,392
Once or twice a month 34% 20% 46% 794
Several times a year 29% 20% 52% 379
Seldom/never 37% 23% 40% 4,789
Don't know 28% 36% 36% 230

Political ideology among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 27% 21% 9% 4,392
Once or twice a month 36% 34% 23% 6% 794
Several times a year 32% 35% 27% 6% 379
Seldom/never 37% 33% 21% 9% 4,789
Don't know 31% 17% 22% 30% 230

Views about size of government among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 50% 3% 4% 4,392
Once or twice a month 39% 55% 3% 3% 794
Several times a year 41% 52% 3% 4% 379
Seldom/never 49% 45% 2% 4% 4,789
Don't know 37% 43% 4% 15% 230

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 50% 4% 3% 4,392
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 3% 2% 794
Several times a year 41% 52% 5% 1% 379
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 2% 4,789
Don't know 43% 38% 4% 16% 230

Views about abortion among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 56% 6% 4,392
Once or twice a month 51% 45% 5% 794
Several times a year 52% 45% 2% 379
Seldom/never 51% 44% 4% 4,789
Don't know 30% 58% 13% 230

Views about homosexuality among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 4% 4,392
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 4% 4% 794
Several times a year 57% 36% 4% 3% 379
Seldom/never 63% 30% 4% 4% 4,789
Don't know 30% 49% 6% 15% 230

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,392. 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% 55% 10% 4,392
Once or twice a month 50% 40% 9% 794
Several times a year 43% 52% 5% 379
Seldom/never 53% 39% 8% 4,789
Don't know 20% 50% 30% 230

Views about environmental regulation among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 3% 6% 4,392
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 2% 3% 794
Several times a year 41% 53% 2% 3% 379
Seldom/never 44% 50% 2% 4% 4,789
Don't know 42% 33% 5% 20% 230

Views about human evolution among adults with an education level of high school or less by frequency of meditation

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 4,392. 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% 23% 3% 47% 7% 4,392
Once or twice a month 30% 24% 5% 36% 5% 794
Several times a year 33% 22% 3% 36% 5% 379
Seldom/never 33% 24% 3% 35% 5% 4,789
Don't know 10% 12% 8% 44% 26% 230