Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,007. 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 27% 6% 3% 63% 1% 8,007
2007 25% 5% 3% 64% 2% 9,755

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Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 27% 6% 4% 62% 1% 1,860
Evangelical Protestant 35% 6% 3% 55% 2% 1,934
Historically Black Protestant 43% 9% 4% 43% 1% 548
Jewish 23% 1% 1% 72% 3% 187
Mainline Protestant 22% 7% 4% 66% 1% 1,377
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 5% 2% 78% 1% 1,694

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,173. 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% 32% 28% 28% 2,173
Once or twice a month 18% 40% 24% 18% 475
Several times a year 17% 40% 22% 21% 252
Seldom/never 21% 38% 25% 16% 4,806
Don't know 14% 31% 20% 35% 109

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,173. 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 6% 10% 27% 34% 19% 3% 2,173
Once or twice a month 10% 16% 32% 28% 12% 1% 475
Several times a year 8% 14% 35% 26% 15% 2% 252
Seldom/never 13% 15% 31% 30% 10% 1% 4,806
Don't know 6% 12% 27% 26% 27% 3% 109

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. 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% 59% 2,237
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 484
Several times a year 42% 58% 258
Seldom/never 50% 50% 4,911
Don't know 51% 49% 117

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,194. 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% 21% 2% 15% 4% 2,194
Once or twice a month 58% 17% 4% 17% 4% 478
Several times a year 62% 16% 9% 12% 2% 254
Seldom/never 72% 10% 4% 11% 3% 4,853
Don't know 56% 12% 6% 21% 5% 113

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,201. 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 14% 8% 78% 2,201
Once or twice a month 15% 9% 76% 475
Several times a year 18% 9% 72% 254
Seldom/never 10% 11% 79% 4,833
Don't know 30% 8% 63% 111

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 1,877. 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% 23% 22% 12% 1,877
Once or twice a month 38% 22% 22% 17% 427
Several times a year 38% 22% 25% 15% 215
Seldom/never 34% 21% 28% 17% 4,217

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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% 33% 12% 7% 2,227
Once or twice a month 46% 31% 16% 7% 480
Several times a year 45% 29% 18% 8% 258
Seldom/never 51% 29% 13% 7% 4,871
Don't know 57% 21% 16% 6% 116

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,223. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 5% 16% 12% 17% 2,223
Once or twice a month 46% 7% 13% 7% 27% 482
Several times a year 47% 9% 12% 8% 23% 257
Seldom/never 50% 7% 12% 6% 25% 4,894
Don't know 45% 1% 11% 18% 24% 115

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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 28% 72% 2,227
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 484
Several times a year 29% 71% 257
Seldom/never 31% 69% 4,890
Don't know 21% 79% 115

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 11% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 66% 24% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 484
Several times a year 58% 27% 7% < 1% 6% 2% 258
Seldom/never 57% 22% 7% 1% 12% 2% 4,911
Don't know 70% 14% 4% 2% 7% 4% 117

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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 75% 16% 4% 5% 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 53% 29% 11% 6% 1% 484
Several times a year 44% 37% 10% 9% < 1% 258
Seldom/never 39% 32% 15% 14% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 65% 14% 8% 10% 2% 117

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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% 28% 19% 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 34% 37% 28% 1% 484
Several times a year 27% 51% 22% < 1% 258
Seldom/never 22% 37% 41% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 51% 28% 16% 5% 117

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. 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 75% 14% 3% 9% < 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 50% 24% 8% 18% 1% 484
Several times a year 44% 27% 11% 19% < 1% 258
Seldom/never 39% 17% 7% 35% 1% 4,911
Don't know 72% 5% 2% 10% 11% 117

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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% 9% 7% 45% 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 19% 13% 12% 57% < 1% 484
Several times a year 13% 8% 20% 59% < 1% 258
Seldom/never 12% 6% 6% 75% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 29% 6% 12% 46% 6% 117

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 11% 4% 12% 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 48% 21% 10% 20% 2% 484
Several times a year 35% 16% 24% 25% 1% 258
Seldom/never 37% 12% 11% 38% 1% 4,911
Don't know 49% 4% 11% 24% 12% 117

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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% 6% 40% 5% 2% 2,237
Once or twice a month 32% 8% 49% 8% 3% 484
Several times a year 26% 5% 60% 8% 1% 258
Seldom/never 25% 7% 58% 9% 2% 4,911
Don't know 45% 8% 35% 2% 11% 117

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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% 62% 1% 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 1% 1% 484
Several times a year 27% 73% < 1% < 1% 258
Seldom/never 31% 67% 1% 1% 4,911
Don't know 33% 62% 2% 4% 117

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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% 10% 5% 31% 1% 2,237
Once or twice a month 26% 17% 13% 44% < 1% 484
Several times a year 18% 8% 27% 46% 1% 258
Seldom/never 18% 8% 6% 67% < 1% 4,911
Don't know 40% 8% 10% 35% 7% 117

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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 49% 25% 4% 16% 6% 2,237
Once or twice a month 35% 30% 3% 26% 6% 484
Several times a year 27% 33% 3% 31% 7% 258
Seldom/never 28% 28% 2% 34% 8% 4,911
Don't know 46% 20% 8% 17% 9% 117

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 83% 12% 5% 2,237
Once or twice a month 79% 14% 7% 484
Several times a year 79% 15% 6% 258
Seldom/never 74% 20% 6% 4,911
Don't know 77% 14% 9% 117

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. 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 71% 22% 7% 2,237
Once or twice a month 64% 28% 8% 484
Several times a year 58% 30% 12% 258
Seldom/never 59% 34% 7% 4,911
Don't know 66% 20% 14% 117

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. 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% 20% 44% 2,237
Once or twice a month 40% 17% 43% 484
Several times a year 31% 18% 51% 258
Seldom/never 39% 20% 41% 4,911
Don't know 41% 28% 30% 117

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 31% 19% 8% 2,237
Once or twice a month 38% 38% 18% 7% 484
Several times a year 25% 40% 29% 6% 258
Seldom/never 37% 33% 22% 8% 4,911
Don't know 35% 18% 19% 28% 117

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. 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 49% 43% 4% 4% 2,237
Once or twice a month 46% 47% 4% 3% 484
Several times a year 52% 44% 2% 2% 258
Seldom/never 52% 42% 2% 4% 4,911
Don't know 47% 39% 4% 10% 117

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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% 48% 5% 2% 2,237
Once or twice a month 43% 52% 3% 1% 484
Several times a year 48% 46% 4% 2% 258
Seldom/never 51% 43% 4% 2% 4,911
Don't know 50% 36% 3% 11% 117

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 50% 6% 2,237
Once or twice a month 52% 42% 6% 484
Several times a year 57% 41% 2% 258
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 4,911
Don't know 34% 57% 9% 117

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. 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 49% 42% 5% 4% 2,237
Once or twice a month 58% 32% 4% 5% 484
Several times a year 59% 33% 4% 4% 258
Seldom/never 65% 27% 4% 3% 4,911
Don't know 32% 48% 9% 11% 117

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,237. 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% 54% 10% 2,237
Once or twice a month 49% 41% 10% 484
Several times a year 51% 43% 6% 258
Seldom/never 55% 36% 8% 4,911
Don't know 23% 49% 28% 117

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 50% 3% 4% 2,237
Once or twice a month 42% 53% 2% 3% 484
Several times a year 39% 53% 3% 5% 258
Seldom/never 42% 54% 2% 2% 4,911
Don't know 44% 38% 3% 16% 117

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 2,237. 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% 24% 3% 48% 5% 2,237
Once or twice a month 27% 25% 5% 38% 4% 484
Several times a year 33% 25% 3% 35% 4% 258
Seldom/never 36% 22% 3% 34% 4% 4,911
Don't know 8% 17% 6% 46% 23% 117