Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 4,502. 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% 10% 8% 54% 1% 4,502
2007 26% 9% 8% 55% 1% 5,071

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Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 28% 11% 9% 51% 2% 1,070
Evangelical Protestant 35% 10% 6% 47% 2% 906
Historically Black Protestant 43% 10% 6% 41% 1% 215
Jewish 12% 7% 10% 70% 1% 143
Mainline Protestant 24% 10% 8% 56% 1% 864
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 9% 9% 65% 1% 976

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 several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,225. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 36% 26% 24% 1,225
Once or twice a month 20% 41% 20% 18% 404
Several times a year 19% 33% 26% 22% 380
Seldom/never 24% 39% 25% 12% 2,353

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,225. 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 8% 13% 30% 31% 17% 2% 1,225
Once or twice a month 12% 16% 33% 23% 13% 2% 404
Several times a year 11% 15% 26% 34% 13% 1% 380
Seldom/never 15% 19% 29% 30% 7% < 1% 2,353

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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% 56% 1,256
Once or twice a month 43% 57% 415
Several times a year 56% 44% 383
Seldom/never 53% 47% 2,389

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,238. 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% 12% 5% 19% 4% 1,238
Once or twice a month 59% 11% 7% 21% 2% 412
Several times a year 65% 8% 7% 17% 2% 380
Seldom/never 73% 7% 7% 10% 3% 2,375

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,242. 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% 10% 68% 1,242
Once or twice a month 23% 12% 65% 408
Several times a year 20% 8% 72% 380
Seldom/never 14% 10% 77% 2,365

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,093. 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% 17% 26% 18% 1,093
Once or twice a month 34% 17% 30% 19% 372
Several times a year 31% 21% 25% 24% 335
Seldom/never 23% 21% 30% 25% 2,154

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,247. 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% 32% 17% 13% 1,247
Once or twice a month 35% 32% 18% 14% 414
Several times a year 37% 26% 21% 16% 382
Seldom/never 36% 30% 20% 13% 2,383

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,252. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 7% 13% 10% 19% 1,252
Once or twice a month 47% 11% 12% 8% 23% 414
Several times a year 51% 10% 10% 4% 25% 381
Seldom/never 52% 7% 10% 4% 26% 2,381

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,248. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 70% 1,248
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 413
Several times a year 30% 70% 382
Seldom/never 33% 67% 2,385

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 19% 3% 1% 5% 1% 1,256
Once or twice a month 49% 32% 8% 1% 8% 3% 415
Several times a year 51% 29% 7% < 1% 11% 1% 383
Seldom/never 49% 27% 8% < 1% 13% 3% 2,389

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 21% 6% 6% 1% 1,256
Once or twice a month 46% 30% 15% 9% < 1% 415
Several times a year 37% 37% 17% 9% < 1% 383
Seldom/never 36% 34% 16% 14% < 1% 2,389

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 35% 19% 1% 1,256
Once or twice a month 29% 44% 26% < 1% 415
Several times a year 26% 43% 30% 1% 383
Seldom/never 20% 41% 39% < 1% 2,389

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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% 16% 3% 10% 1% 1,256
Once or twice a month 45% 20% 14% 20% < 1% 415
Several times a year 39% 19% 17% 24% < 1% 383
Seldom/never 33% 20% 9% 37% 1% 2,389

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 13% 11% 44% < 1% 1,256
Once or twice a month 17% 13% 13% 57% < 1% 415
Several times a year 10% 7% 20% 63% < 1% 383
Seldom/never 9% 6% 9% 75% < 1% 2,389

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 15% 13% 8% < 1% 1,256
Once or twice a month 38% 31% 20% 9% 2% 415
Several times a year 28% 18% 41% 12% 1% 383
Seldom/never 31% 18% 24% 25% 1% 2,389

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 9% 41% 9% 2% 1,256
Once or twice a month 26% 14% 48% 11% 1% 415
Several times a year 25% 11% 49% 11% 4% 383
Seldom/never 22% 10% 56% 10% 2% 2,389

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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 34% 63% 1% 2% 1,256
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 1% 1% 415
Several times a year 28% 70% 2% 1% 383
Seldom/never 29% 69% 1% < 1% 2,389

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 13% 10% 32% < 1% 1,256
Once or twice a month 19% 19% 15% 47% < 1% 415
Several times a year 13% 9% 24% 53% 1% 383
Seldom/never 14% 8% 11% 66% < 1% 2,389

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 28% 3% 22% 8% 1,256
Once or twice a month 24% 30% 1% 37% 8% 415
Several times a year 22% 32% 2% 38% 6% 383
Seldom/never 19% 29% 2% 43% 6% 2,389

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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% 15% 5% 1,256
Once or twice a month 69% 25% 6% 415
Several times a year 69% 26% 4% 383
Seldom/never 69% 25% 6% 2,389

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 65% 27% 8% 1,256
Once or twice a month 52% 40% 8% 415
Several times a year 50% 43% 7% 383
Seldom/never 55% 38% 7% 2,389

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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% 14% 48% 1,256
Once or twice a month 32% 18% 50% 415
Several times a year 34% 17% 49% 383
Seldom/never 40% 16% 43% 2,389

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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% 35% 22% 5% 1,256
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 27% 5% 415
Several times a year 27% 41% 26% 6% 383
Seldom/never 31% 40% 25% 4% 2,389

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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% 42% 3% 3% 1,256
Once or twice a month 49% 47% 2% 2% 415
Several times a year 48% 46% 2% 4% 383
Seldom/never 55% 40% 2% 3% 2,389

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 52% 4% 3% 1,256
Once or twice a month 38% 59% 2% 1% 415
Several times a year 41% 53% 4% 2% 383
Seldom/never 46% 50% 3% 1% 2,389

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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% 45% 5% 1,256
Once or twice a month 62% 35% 3% 415
Several times a year 60% 36% 4% 383
Seldom/never 61% 37% 3% 2,389

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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 56% 35% 5% 4% 1,256
Once or twice a month 68% 26% 3% 3% 415
Several times a year 69% 24% 4% 3% 383
Seldom/never 71% 23% 4% 2% 2,389

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,256. 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% 46% 8% 1,256
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 6% 415
Several times a year 56% 37% 7% 383
Seldom/never 65% 30% 5% 2,389

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 58% 2% 4% 1,256
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 1% 1% 415
Several times a year 33% 63% 2% 2% 383
Seldom/never 36% 60% 2% 2% 2,389

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by frequency of meditation

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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 = 1,256. 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 26% 29% 4% 37% 4% 1,256
Once or twice a month 37% 25% 5% 31% 3% 415
Several times a year 40% 26% 3% 26% 5% 383
Seldom/never 41% 26% 4% 27% 3% 2,389