Frequency of meditation among adults with some college education

% of adults with some college education 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 = 9,589. 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 41% 9% 4% 45% 1% 9,589

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Frequency of meditation among adults with some college education by religious group

% of adults with some college education 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 38% 9% 4% 48% 1% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 48% 7% 3% 41% 2% 2,739
Historically Black Protestant 56% 7% 3% 32% 1% 600
Jewish 28% 6% 6% 59% 2% 138
Mainline Protestant 37% 9% 5% 48% 1% 1,567
Mormon 59% 8% 2% 29% 2% 224
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 12% 5% 56% 1% 1,950

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,124. 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% 32% 28% 20% 4,124
Once or twice a month 33% 34% 22% 11% 776
Several times a year 26% 34% 25% 14% 391
Seldom/never 34% 34% 22% 9% 4,010
Don't know 7% 36% 25% 32% 141

Generational cohort among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,124. 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 12% 14% 26% 33% 13% 1% 4,124
Once or twice a month 23% 18% 26% 25% 7% 1% 776
Several times a year 17% 15% 28% 30% 9% 1% 391
Seldom/never 23% 19% 26% 26% 5% < 1% 4,010
Don't know 6% 3% 34% 33% 23% 1% 141

Gender composition among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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% 4,210
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 785
Several times a year 58% 42% 394
Seldom/never 48% 52% 4,050
Don't know 58% 42% 150

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,133. 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% 17% 2% 14% 6% 4,133
Once or twice a month 68% 11% 4% 12% 5% 775
Several times a year 71% 10% 5% 9% 5% 394
Seldom/never 72% 9% 3% 11% 4% 4,006
Don't know 69% 11% 4% 13% 3% 143

Immigrant status among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,165. 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% 11% 78% 4,165
Once or twice a month 9% 12% 79% 779
Several times a year 12% 10% 78% 390
Seldom/never 9% 12% 80% 4,011
Don't know 20% 6% 75% 144

Income distribution among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 36% 25% 27% 11% 3,683
Once or twice a month 30% 23% 30% 18% 707
Several times a year 27% 23% 32% 18% 346
Seldom/never 29% 23% 32% 16% 3,589
Don't know 43% 15% 31% 10% 104

Marital status among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,188. 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% 7% 16% 8% 22% 4,188
Once or twice a month 40% 9% 14% 4% 33% 784
Several times a year 44% 13% 13% 4% 27% 393
Seldom/never 44% 8% 12% 3% 32% 4,043
Don't know 50% 3% 20% 8% 19% 147

Parent of children under 18 among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,198. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 71% 4,198
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 785
Several times a year 26% 74% 394
Seldom/never 32% 68% 4,039
Don't know 21% 79% 149

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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 79% 13% 3% 1% 4% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 56% 25% 6% < 1% 10% 3% 785
Several times a year 54% 24% 9% < 1% 10% 3% 394
Seldom/never 56% 22% 6% 1% 13% 3% 4,050
Don't know 73% 9% 3% 4% 5% 6% 150

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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 70% 17% 6% 7% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 42% 29% 17% 12% < 1% 785
Several times a year 41% 30% 14% 14% < 1% 394
Seldom/never 40% 30% 15% 14% < 1% 4,050
Don't know 75% 6% 9% 6% 5% 150

Attendance at religious services among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 29% 22% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 25% 40% 34% < 1% 785
Several times a year 25% 41% 34% 1% 394
Seldom/never 23% 39% 37% < 1% 4,050
Don't know 51% 19% 25% 5% 150

Frequency of prayer among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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% 3% 9% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 41% 20% 10% 27% 1% 785
Several times a year 41% 18% 9% 31% 1% 394
Seldom/never 41% 19% 7% 32% 1% 4,050
Don't know 71% 8% 3% 10% 9% 150

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

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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% 11% 8% 42% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 15% 13% 9% 63% < 1% 785
Several times a year 12% 7% 14% 67% 1% 394
Seldom/never 14% 7% 8% 71% < 1% 4,050
Don't know 38% 10% 8% 36% 8% 150

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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 79% 10% 4% 6% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 52% 27% 9% 11% 1% 785
Several times a year 45% 20% 22% 12% 1% 394
Seldom/never 47% 17% 12% 23% 2% 4,050
Don't know 69% 7% 2% 11% 10% 150

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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% 15% 8% 16% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 47% 21% 15% 16% 1% 785
Several times a year 42% 18% 22% 19% < 1% 394
Seldom/never 37% 18% 15% 30% 1% 4,050
Don't know 48% 7% 13% 17% 15% 150

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 10% 36% 5% 3% 4,210
Once or twice a month 28% 15% 47% 8% 3% 785
Several times a year 24% 13% 53% 8% 2% 394
Seldom/never 26% 10% 53% 9% 2% 4,050
Don't know 53% 5% 29% 5% 8% 150

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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% 2% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 30% 69% 1% < 1% 785
Several times a year 31% 68% 1% < 1% 394
Seldom/never 32% 66% 2% < 1% 4,050
Don't know 54% 40% 3% 3% 150

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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% 10% 6% 27% 1% 4,210
Once or twice a month 24% 16% 11% 48% < 1% 785
Several times a year 18% 9% 25% 47% 1% 394
Seldom/never 22% 10% 9% 59% < 1% 4,050
Don't know 54% 6% 5% 20% 15% 150

Interpreting scripture among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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% 4% 24% 8% 4,210
Once or twice a month 22% 26% 2% 42% 7% 785
Several times a year 20% 30% 1% 42% 7% 394
Seldom/never 22% 30% 2% 39% 7% 4,050
Don't know 40% 19% 7% 22% 12% 150

Belief in Heaven among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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% 7% 4,210
Once or twice a month 68% 26% 6% 785
Several times a year 68% 25% 7% 394
Seldom/never 71% 21% 7% 4,050
Don't know 65% 17% 19% 150

Belief in Hell among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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% 28% 8% 4,210
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 8% 785
Several times a year 50% 40% 10% 394
Seldom/never 58% 34% 8% 4,050
Don't know 64% 23% 13% 150

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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 39% 19% 42% 4,210
Once or twice a month 35% 17% 48% 785
Several times a year 32% 13% 56% 394
Seldom/never 41% 16% 43% 4,050
Don't know 46% 28% 27% 150

Political ideology among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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% 32% 21% 6% 4,210
Once or twice a month 32% 35% 29% 5% 785
Several times a year 25% 45% 25% 4% 394
Seldom/never 35% 36% 23% 7% 4,050
Don't know 46% 21% 20% 13% 150

Views about size of government among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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% 34% 4% 5% 4,210
Once or twice a month 55% 41% 2% 3% 785
Several times a year 58% 34% 4% 4% 394
Seldom/never 56% 38% 3% 3% 4,050
Don't know 65% 25% 2% 8% 150

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 48% 5% 2% 4,210
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 2% 1% 785
Several times a year 47% 45% 5% 3% 394
Seldom/never 49% 46% 4% 1% 4,050
Don't know 58% 34% 4% 4% 150

Views about abortion among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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% 48% 5% 4,210
Once or twice a month 63% 34% 4% 785
Several times a year 65% 32% 3% 394
Seldom/never 58% 38% 4% 4,050
Don't know 39% 46% 15% 150

Views about homosexuality among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. 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% 38% 5% 4% 4,210
Once or twice a month 71% 22% 4% 3% 785
Several times a year 73% 20% 3% 4% 394
Seldom/never 69% 25% 4% 3% 4,050
Don't know 38% 48% 5% 9% 150

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,210. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 47% 8% 4,210
Once or twice a month 64% 31% 5% 785
Several times a year 61% 33% 6% 394
Seldom/never 62% 32% 6% 4,050
Don't know 33% 53% 15% 150

Views about environmental regulation among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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% 56% 3% 3% 4,210
Once or twice a month 33% 64% 2% 1% 785
Several times a year 33% 62% 3% 2% 394
Seldom/never 38% 58% 2% 2% 4,050
Don't know 52% 35% 4% 10% 150

Views about human evolution among adults with some college education by frequency of meditation

% of adults with some college education 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 = 4,210. 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 21% 29% 4% 43% 4% 4,210
Once or twice a month 37% 27% 4% 30% 2% 785
Several times a year 40% 27% 3% 26% 4% 394
Seldom/never 37% 27% 4% 30% 3% 4,050
Don't know 15% 18% 12% 45% 11% 150