Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 2,945. 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 47% 14% 4% 34% 2% 2,945
2007 48% 11% 4% 35% 2% 3,086

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Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 51% 19% 5% 25% 1% 593
Evangelical Protestant 43% 10% 3% 42% 2% 1,044
Historically Black Protestant 56% 14% 4% 24% 2% 265
Mainline Protestant 46% 13% 3% 36% 2% 551
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 21% 1% 38% 1% 189

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,426. 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 18% 36% 26% 20% 1,426
Once or twice a month 31% 34% 22% 12% 369
Several times a year 20% 50% 20% 10% 104
Seldom/never 34% 39% 19% 8% 939

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,426. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 13% 29% 32% 13% 1% 1,426
Once or twice a month 20% 15% 30% 27% 7% 1% 369
Several times a year 12% 14% 43% 22% 8% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 23% 19% 32% 22% 5% < 1% 939

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,455. 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% 1,455
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 379
Several times a year 40% 60% 105
Seldom/never 47% 53% 957

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,430. 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% 19% 4% 22% 4% 1,430
Once or twice a month 47% 20% 6% 24% 3% 373
Several times a year 55% 18% 5% 23% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 65% 13% 3% 15% 3% 942

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 69% 1,432
Once or twice a month 24% 9% 68% 371
Several times a year 25% 5% 70% 101
Seldom/never 11% 10% 78% 946

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,280. 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% 19% 24% 14% 1,280
Once or twice a month 42% 21% 23% 15% 322
Seldom/never 33% 19% 29% 19% 853

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,450. 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% 33% 13% 12% 1,450
Once or twice a month 50% 29% 13% 8% 378
Several times a year 46% 24% 19% 11% 104
Seldom/never 44% 33% 15% 8% 950

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,451. 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% 8% 15% 8% 20% 1,451
Once or twice a month 42% 7% 15% 4% 32% 378
Several times a year 59% 5% 14% 2% 20% 105
Seldom/never 49% 5% 10% 3% 33% 954

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,453. 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 33% 67% 1,453
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 378
Several times a year 48% 52% 105
Seldom/never 40% 60% 951

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 15% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 67% 24% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 379
Several times a year 80% 18% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 79% 16% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 957

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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 80% 17% 2% 1% 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 70% 25% 3% 2% < 1% 379
Several times a year 75% 25% < 1% < 1% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 71% 26% 3% < 1% 1% 957

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 6% < 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 48% 44% 7% 1% 379
Several times a year 59% 39% 2% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 49% 45% 6% < 1% 957

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,455. 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% 13% 2% 2% < 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 66% 22% 8% 4% < 1% 379
Several times a year 64% 25% 3% 7% 1% 105
Seldom/never 67% 21% 5% 6% 1% 957

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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 80% 13% 4% 2% 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 56% 30% 10% 4% < 1% 379
Several times a year 57% 27% 12% 4% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 62% 20% 9% 9% 1% 957

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,455. 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% 19% 10% 14% 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 43% 27% 13% 15% 2% 379
Several times a year 38% 25% 20% 17% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 35% 21% 14% 29% 1% 957

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 10% 32% 6% 3% 1,455
Once or twice a month 44% 11% 34% 10% 2% 379
Several times a year 42% 11% 35% 8% 4% 105
Seldom/never 43% 7% 42% 5% 2% 957

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 58% 1% 2% 1,455
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 2% 1% 379
Several times a year 31% 66% 4% < 1% 105
Seldom/never 39% 60% 1% < 1% 957

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 22% 5% 11% 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 41% 35% 9% 15% < 1% 379
Several times a year 43% 24% 26% 6% 1% 105
Seldom/never 45% 26% 10% 19% < 1% 957

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 31% 3% 14% 6% 1,455
Once or twice a month 41% 33% 2% 17% 7% 379
Several times a year 43% 31% 4% 15% 7% 105
Seldom/never 41% 38% 2% 12% 6% 957

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,455. 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 86% 9% 6% 1,455
Once or twice a month 87% 9% 4% 379
Several times a year 86% 12% 2% 105
Seldom/never 88% 7% 5% 957

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,455. 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% 19% 6% 1,455
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 6% 379
Several times a year 71% 20% 9% 105
Seldom/never 77% 17% 6% 957

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,455. 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% 16% 45% 1,455
Once or twice a month 33% 18% 49% 379
Several times a year 38% 15% 47% 105
Seldom/never 48% 14% 38% 957

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,455. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 32% 22% 6% 1,455
Once or twice a month 37% 31% 27% 5% 379
Several times a year 36% 30% 33% 1% 105
Seldom/never 45% 34% 15% 6% 957

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 44% 4% 3% 1,455
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 3% 2% 379
Several times a year 49% 46% 2% 4% 105
Seldom/never 55% 42% 1% 2% 957

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 5% 1% 1,455
Once or twice a month 48% 49% 1% 2% 379
Several times a year 41% 49% 6% 4% 105
Seldom/never 48% 47% 4% 1% 957

Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 55% 4% 1,455
Once or twice a month 45% 51% 4% 379
Several times a year 45% 54% 1% 105
Seldom/never 44% 55% 2% 957

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 40% 4% 4% 1,455
Once or twice a month 59% 34% 4% 3% 379
Several times a year 60% 30% 6% 3% 105
Seldom/never 57% 38% 4% 2% 957

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 49% 8% 1,455
Once or twice a month 48% 44% 8% 379
Several times a year 43% 54% 3% 105
Seldom/never 47% 48% 6% 957

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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% 55% 2% 3% 1,455
Once or twice a month 37% 58% 2% 3% 379
Several times a year 40% 54% 2% 4% 105
Seldom/never 44% 52% 3% 1% 957

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups once or twice a month by frequency of meditation

% of adults who attend prayer groups 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 = 1,455. 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 18% 30% 3% 44% 4% 1,455
Once or twice a month 24% 32% 4% 37% 3% 379
Several times a year 23% 27% 2% 43% 5% 105
Seldom/never 19% 30% 2% 45% 3% 957