Frequency of meditation among adults who pray monthly

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 1,927. 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 19% 16% 8% 57% 1% 1,927
2007 17% 11% 6% 64% 1% 1,873

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Frequency of meditation among adults who pray monthly by religious group

% of adults who pray monthly 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 17% 13% 9% 61% < 1% 485
Evangelical Protestant 15% 14% 7% 61% 3% 242
Mainline Protestant 9% 14% 9% 66% 2% 417
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 18% 7% 52% 1% 480

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 375. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 35% 21% 15% 375
Once or twice a month 27% 39% 21% 13% 284
Several times a year 21% 38% 25% 16% 157
Seldom/never 27% 38% 25% 10% 1,070

Generational cohort among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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% 21% 29% 26% 10% < 1% 375
Once or twice a month 19% 21% 26% 25% 8% 1% 284
Several times a year 11% 20% 28% 29% 12% < 1% 157
Seldom/never 19% 17% 28% 29% 5% 1% 1,070

Gender composition among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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 58% 42% 378
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 287
Several times a year 63% 37% 158
Seldom/never 59% 41% 1,086

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 374. 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% 11% 5% 24% 4% 374
Once or twice a month 65% 10% 5% 16% 4% 284
Several times a year 61% 9% 6% 22% 2% 158
Seldom/never 70% 8% 5% 14% 3% 1,078

Immigrant status among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 366. 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 23% 12% 65% 366
Once or twice a month 14% 13% 73% 282
Several times a year 20% 11% 69% 154
Seldom/never 14% 11% 75% 1,076

Income distribution among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 333. 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% 20% 21% 22% 333
Once or twice a month 36% 20% 25% 19% 260
Several times a year 29% 20% 29% 22% 142
Seldom/never 29% 18% 28% 26% 967

Educational distribution among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 376. 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% 30% 16% 15% 376
Once or twice a month 37% 33% 18% 12% 286
Several times a year 41% 25% 18% 16% 158
Seldom/never 44% 32% 15% 9% 1,080

Marital status among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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% 11% 11% 4% 29% 377
Once or twice a month 38% 10% 13% 4% 35% 287
Several times a year 46% 14% 12% 1% 27% 157
Seldom/never 48% 11% 9% 4% 29% 1,085

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 377. 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% 74% 377
Once or twice a month 22% 78% 287
Several times a year 31% 69% 158
Seldom/never 31% 69% 1,081

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 39% 10% < 1% 9% 2% 378
Once or twice a month 40% 39% 13% 1% 3% 5% 287
Several times a year 38% 44% 9% 1% 5% 3% 158
Seldom/never 41% 42% 11% 1% 4% 2% 1,086

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 43% 18% 9% < 1% 378
Once or twice a month 21% 50% 21% 6% 1% 287
Several times a year 14% 64% 18% 4% < 1% 158
Seldom/never 18% 56% 20% 6% < 1% 1,086

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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 13% 49% 38% < 1% 378
Once or twice a month 7% 57% 36% < 1% 287
Several times a year 6% 68% 25% 1% 158
Seldom/never 8% 56% 36% < 1% 1,086

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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 9% 6% 10% 73% 1% 378
Once or twice a month 3% 11% 10% 75% < 1% 287
Several times a year 2% 3% 22% 74% < 1% 158
Seldom/never 2% 5% 6% 87% < 1% 1,086

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 22% 12% 12% < 1% 378
Once or twice a month 39% 29% 15% 16% 1% 287
Several times a year 24% 18% 45% 11% 2% 158
Seldom/never 27% 22% 18% 31% 1% 1,086

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 16% 10% 17% 1% 378
Once or twice a month 46% 21% 20% 12% 1% 287
Several times a year 25% 16% 39% 18% 1% 158
Seldom/never 26% 19% 19% 35% 1% 1,086

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 16% 54% 16% 2% 378
Once or twice a month 7% 19% 59% 11% 3% 287
Several times a year 14% 16% 52% 18% < 1% 158
Seldom/never 12% 13% 66% 8% 2% 1,086

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 72% 1% 1% 378
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 1% 1% 287
Several times a year 25% 73% 1% 1% 158
Seldom/never 26% 72% 1% < 1% 1,086

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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 13% 12% 16% 59% < 1% 378
Once or twice a month 6% 15% 16% 62% < 1% 287
Several times a year 1% 7% 26% 65% 1% 158
Seldom/never 2% 8% 11% 79% < 1% 1,086

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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 17% 20% < 1% 53% 10% 378
Once or twice a month 15% 23% 1% 52% 10% 287
Several times a year 13% 30% 1% 45% 11% 158
Seldom/never 14% 33% 2% 43% 8% 1,086

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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% 32% 10% 378
Once or twice a month 64% 23% 13% 287
Several times a year 70% 27% 3% 158
Seldom/never 78% 15% 7% 1,086

Belief in Hell among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 53% 7% 378
Once or twice a month 43% 48% 9% 287
Several times a year 46% 46% 8% 158
Seldom/never 59% 33% 7% 1,086

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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% 23% 51% 378
Once or twice a month 28% 19% 53% 287
Several times a year 29% 15% 57% 158
Seldom/never 40% 19% 42% 1,086

Political ideology among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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% 36% 38% 4% 378
Once or twice a month 19% 44% 33% 4% 287
Several times a year 24% 46% 25% 5% 158
Seldom/never 29% 39% 25% 7% 1,086

Views about size of government among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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% 51% 3% 4% 378
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 3% 3% 287
Several times a year 48% 46% 3% 4% 158
Seldom/never 56% 39% 2% 3% 1,086

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 57% 2% 4% 378
Once or twice a month 39% 53% 5% 3% 287
Several times a year 46% 47% 6% 2% 158
Seldom/never 48% 47% 3% 2% 1,086

Views about abortion among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 32% 4% 378
Once or twice a month 72% 25% 3% 287
Several times a year 70% 29% 1% 158
Seldom/never 62% 34% 4% 1,086

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 17% 2% 4% 378
Once or twice a month 77% 18% 2% 2% 287
Several times a year 74% 18% 4% 4% 158
Seldom/never 75% 20% 3% 2% 1,086

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 378. 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 69% 22% 10% 378
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 6% 287
Several times a year 62% 34% 4% 158
Seldom/never 66% 27% 6% 1,086

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 66% 2% 2% 378
Once or twice a month 35% 62% 1% 2% 287
Several times a year 34% 61% 3% 3% 158
Seldom/never 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,086

Views about human evolution among adults who pray monthly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray monthly 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 = 378. 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% 23% 5% 19% 4% 378
Once or twice a month 44% 27% 4% 23% 3% 287
Several times a year 46% 30% 4% 18% 2% 158
Seldom/never 42% 26% 5% 24% 2% 1,086