Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 5,483. 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 36% 11% 5% 47% 1% 5,483
2007 36% 12% 5% 45% 1% 4,901

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Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who meditate…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 37% 12% 5% 45% 1% 1,110
Evangelical Protestant 41% 10% 4% 44% 1% 1,330
Historically Black Protestant 54% 13% 3% 29% < 1% 291
Jewish 28% 11% 6% 54% 1% 144
Mainline Protestant 31% 14% 6% 48% 1% 982
Mormon 61% 16% < 1% 21% 2% 148
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 10% 5% 62% < 1% 1,186

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,994. 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% 37% 26% 18% 1,994
Once or twice a month 25% 34% 25% 17% 596
Several times a year 27% 36% 27% 10% 276
Seldom/never 34% 34% 23% 10% 2,489

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,994. 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% 30% 30% 13% 1% 1,994
Once or twice a month 18% 15% 26% 30% 10% 1% 596
Several times a year 20% 13% 30% 31% 6% 1% 276
Seldom/never 22% 19% 27% 26% 6% < 1% 2,489

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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% 2,018
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 604
Several times a year 54% 46% 281
Seldom/never 51% 49% 2,522

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,988. 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% 15% 4% 15% 4% 1,988
Once or twice a month 66% 11% 5% 15% 3% 597
Several times a year 72% 7% 5% 14% 3% 278
Seldom/never 75% 7% 4% 10% 3% 2,500

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,999. 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% 9% 75% 1,999
Once or twice a month 17% 9% 74% 599
Several times a year 16% 14% 70% 277
Seldom/never 11% 9% 79% 2,492

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 1,797. 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% 22% 28% 19% 1,797
Once or twice a month 32% 19% 27% 22% 550
Several times a year 19% 17% 33% 30% 254
Seldom/never 27% 20% 30% 23% 2,279

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,013. 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% 34% 18% 12% 2,013
Once or twice a month 37% 33% 17% 13% 603
Several times a year 29% 29% 23% 18% 278
Seldom/never 35% 34% 19% 12% 2,514

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,011. 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% 6% 15% 7% 22% 2,011
Once or twice a month 46% 8% 13% 5% 29% 602
Several times a year 52% 11% 10% 3% 25% 280
Seldom/never 48% 8% 10% 3% 32% 2,521

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,014. 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% 68% 2,014
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 602
Several times a year 27% 73% 281
Seldom/never 31% 69% 2,514

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 57% 27% 5% < 1% 8% 3% 604
Several times a year 53% 25% 8% 1% 10% 2% 281
Seldom/never 50% 24% 7% < 1% 15% 3% 2,522

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 18% 6% 5% 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 52% 27% 12% 8% 1% 604
Several times a year 35% 37% 17% 11% 1% 281
Seldom/never 37% 31% 16% 15% < 1% 2,522

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 30% 19% < 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 36% 40% 24% < 1% 604
Several times a year 24% 43% 32% < 1% 281
Seldom/never 26% 36% 38% < 1% 2,522

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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 74% 14% 3% 9% < 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 47% 23% 10% 20% < 1% 604
Several times a year 37% 24% 10% 29% 1% 281
Seldom/never 38% 19% 8% 34% < 1% 2,522

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 14% 9% 40% 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 21% 19% 8% 51% < 1% 604
Several times a year 9% 11% 16% 64% < 1% 281
Seldom/never 14% 9% 7% 70% < 1% 2,522

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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 73% 16% 6% 4% 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 49% 31% 10% 9% 1% 604
Several times a year 40% 26% 24% 9% < 1% 281
Seldom/never 40% 26% 13% 20% 1% 2,522

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 9% 38% 6% 2% 2,018
Once or twice a month 30% 13% 46% 10% 1% 604
Several times a year 22% 16% 52% 10% < 1% 281
Seldom/never 24% 11% 52% 11% 1% 2,522

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 61% 1% 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 30% 69% < 1% 1% 604
Several times a year 33% 64% 2% 2% 281
Seldom/never 31% 67% 1% 1% 2,522

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 12% 7% 27% < 1% 2,018
Once or twice a month 30% 18% 12% 40% < 1% 604
Several times a year 16% 13% 20% 51% < 1% 281
Seldom/never 20% 12% 9% 59% < 1% 2,522

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 30% 2% 23% 6% 2,018
Once or twice a month 26% 28% 2% 39% 6% 604
Several times a year 19% 29% 4% 41% 8% 281
Seldom/never 20% 30% 2% 43% 6% 2,522

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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 81% 14% 6% 2,018
Once or twice a month 72% 21% 7% 604
Several times a year 65% 27% 8% 281
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 2,522

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 28% 7% 2,018
Once or twice a month 58% 35% 7% 604
Several times a year 47% 39% 14% 281
Seldom/never 54% 38% 8% 2,522

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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% 15% 45% 2,018
Once or twice a month 37% 13% 50% 604
Several times a year 37% 13% 50% 281
Seldom/never 39% 14% 47% 2,522

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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% 34% 21% 4% 2,018
Once or twice a month 33% 37% 28% 3% 604
Several times a year 32% 41% 26% 1% 281
Seldom/never 31% 38% 26% 5% 2,522

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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% 41% 2% 3% 2,018
Once or twice a month 47% 50% 1% 2% 604
Several times a year 54% 40% 3% 3% 281
Seldom/never 54% 40% 3% 3% 2,522

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 4% 3% 2,018
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 2% 1% 604
Several times a year 45% 48% 5% 2% 281
Seldom/never 44% 52% 3% 1% 2,522

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 48% 4% 2,018
Once or twice a month 61% 38% < 1% 604
Several times a year 67% 32% 1% 281
Seldom/never 60% 37% 3% 2,522

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 40% 3% 3% 2,018
Once or twice a month 71% 24% 3% 2% 604
Several times a year 71% 23% 4% 2% 281
Seldom/never 73% 23% 3% 2% 2,522

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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% 49% 7% 2,018
Once or twice a month 61% 34% 5% 604
Several times a year 64% 33% 4% 281
Seldom/never 65% 30% 5% 2,522

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 58% 1% 3% 2,018
Once or twice a month 35% 62% 1% 3% 604
Several times a year 34% 61% 3% 2% 281
Seldom/never 34% 61% 2% 2% 2,522

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month 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 = 2,018. 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% 27% 4% 41% 4% 2,018
Once or twice a month 38% 32% 2% 26% 2% 604
Several times a year 45% 26% 5% 22% 2% 281
Seldom/never 42% 24% 3% 28% 2% 2,522