Frequency of meditation among adults with a post-graduate degree

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 5,897. 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 42% 10% 5% 41% 1% 5,897

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Frequency of meditation among adults with a post-graduate degree by religious group

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 46% 8% 5% 40% 1% 1,128
Evangelical Protestant 53% 6% 3% 34% 3% 959
Hindu 38% 3% 4% 54% < 1% 104
Historically Black Protestant 57% 13% 4% 26% < 1% 193
Jewish 25% 11% 6% 57% 1% 326
Mainline Protestant 41% 12% 6% 39% 2% 1,269
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 30% 10% 8% 52% 1% 1,382

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,513. 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 7% 39% 31% 24% 2,513
Once or twice a month 10% 48% 27% 15% 530
Several times a year 12% 46% 22% 19% 309
Seldom/never 11% 48% 26% 15% 2,311

Generational cohort among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,513. 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 1% 11% 33% 39% 15% 1% 2,513
Once or twice a month 2% 16% 40% 32% 10% 1% 530
Several times a year 2% 19% 37% 27% 12% 2% 309
Seldom/never 2% 20% 37% 31% 9% 1% 2,311

Gender composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 53% 2,577
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 540
Several times a year 50% 50% 311
Seldom/never 51% 49% 2,375

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,531. 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% 10% 7% 7% 4% 2,531
Once or twice a month 74% 10% 6% 6% 3% 529
Several times a year 80% 6% 9% 4% 1% 308
Seldom/never 79% 5% 10% 4% 3% 2,346

Immigrant status among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,545. 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% 10% 74% 2,545
Once or twice a month 14% 11% 75% 531
Several times a year 16% 12% 72% 310
Seldom/never 17% 10% 72% 2,358

Income distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,279. 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 11% 13% 33% 42% 2,279
Once or twice a month 8% 9% 35% 48% 500
Several times a year 6% 9% 37% 48% 283
Seldom/never 7% 10% 30% 54% 2,113

Marital status among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,567. 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% 4% 12% 6% 14% 2,567
Once or twice a month 62% 7% 10% 3% 17% 540
Several times a year 67% 11% 7% 3% 13% 311
Seldom/never 69% 6% 7% 3% 15% 2,368

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,563. 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 30% 70% 2,563
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 538
Several times a year 32% 68% 309
Seldom/never 36% 64% 2,365

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say they…

Frequency of meditation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 17% 5% 1% 8% 2% 2,577
Once or twice a month 43% 26% 10% 1% 15% 5% 540
Several times a year 35% 31% 9% < 1% 18% 6% 311
Seldom/never 40% 25% 9% 1% 21% 4% 2,375

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 18% 9% 10% 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 39% 26% 19% 16% < 1% 540
Several times a year 21% 39% 18% 22% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 33% 28% 18% 21% < 1% 2,375

Attendance at religious services among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 27% 22% 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 28% 43% 29% < 1% 540
Several times a year 17% 45% 38% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 25% 36% 38% < 1% 2,375

Frequency of prayer among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 13% 4% 14% 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 38% 19% 11% 32% < 1% 540
Several times a year 27% 21% 13% 39% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 33% 16% 7% 43% 1% 2,375

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 11% 9% 47% < 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 15% 10% 10% 65% < 1% 540
Several times a year 6% 7% 8% 79% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 11% 6% 9% 75% < 1% 2,375

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 12% 5% 5% 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 50% 25% 13% 10% 1% 540
Several times a year 40% 24% 23% 12% 1% 311
Seldom/never 39% 18% 16% 25% 1% 2,375

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 16% 10% 10% 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 49% 24% 17% 10% 1% 540
Several times a year 36% 24% 28% 10% 1% 311
Seldom/never 35% 20% 21% 23% 1% 2,375

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 17% 31% 10% 4% 2,577
Once or twice a month 20% 21% 39% 17% 2% 540
Several times a year 14% 21% 48% 14% 2% 311
Seldom/never 20% 15% 43% 19% 2% 2,375

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say…

Frequency of meditation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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 37% 60% 2% < 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 2% < 1% 540
Several times a year 24% 75% 1% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 29% 70% 1% < 1% 2,375

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 10% 9% 33% 1% 2,577
Once or twice a month 19% 14% 15% 52% < 1% 540
Several times a year 10% 7% 19% 64% < 1% 311
Seldom/never 16% 8% 8% 68% < 1% 2,375

Interpreting scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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 20% 31% 3% 37% 8% 2,577
Once or twice a month 8% 26% < 1% 59% 7% 540
Several times a year 7% 20% 1% 65% 7% 311
Seldom/never 9% 26% 1% 57% 7% 2,375

Belief in Heaven among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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 65% 26% 9% 2,577
Once or twice a month 49% 44% 7% 540
Several times a year 44% 47% 9% 311
Seldom/never 53% 40% 8% 2,375

Belief in Hell among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 44% 10% 2,577
Once or twice a month 32% 58% 10% 540
Several times a year 25% 65% 9% 311
Seldom/never 37% 55% 8% 2,375

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 13% 52% 2,577
Once or twice a month 28% 11% 61% 540
Several times a year 30% 12% 58% 311
Seldom/never 34% 9% 57% 2,375

Political ideology among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 36% 30% 3% 2,577
Once or twice a month 18% 40% 39% 3% 540
Several times a year 16% 36% 44% 3% 311
Seldom/never 22% 38% 38% 2% 2,375

Views about size of government among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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 52% 40% 4% 4% 2,577
Once or twice a month 48% 46% 4% 2% 540
Several times a year 43% 53% 1% 3% 311
Seldom/never 52% 43% 3% 2% 2,375

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 58% 5% 2% 2,577
Once or twice a month 29% 68% 2% 1% 540
Several times a year 29% 66% 3% 2% 311
Seldom/never 37% 58% 4% 1% 2,375

Views about abortion among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 38% 3% 2,577
Once or twice a month 76% 22% 2% 540
Several times a year 80% 17% 3% 311
Seldom/never 71% 26% 2% 2,375

Views about homosexuality among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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 65% 27% 4% 3% 2,577
Once or twice a month 83% 14% 2% 1% 540
Several times a year 85% 12% 2% 1% 311
Seldom/never 79% 16% 3% 1% 2,375

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 35% 6% 2,577
Once or twice a month 79% 19% 2% 540
Several times a year 81% 14% 5% 311
Seldom/never 74% 21% 5% 2,375

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say…

Frequency of meditation Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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% 68% 2% 2% 2,577
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 2% < 1% 540
Several times a year 21% 76% 2% 1% 311
Seldom/never 25% 72% 2% 2% 2,375

Views about human evolution among adults with a post-graduate degree by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say humans…

Frequency of meditation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,577. 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 37% 27% 6% 26% 3% 2,577
Once or twice a month 55% 28% 5% 12% 1% 540
Several times a year 63% 20% 6% 10% 1% 311
Seldom/never 56% 22% 4% 17% 1% 2,375