Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray

% of adults who seldom or never pray who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,123. 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 17% 9% 5% 69% 1% 8,123
2007 15% 6% 5% 73% 1% 6,160

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Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 11% 6% 4% 78% 1% 893
Evangelical Protestant 13% 7% 4% 75% 1% 326
Jewish 14% 8% 6% 71% 1% 408
Mainline Protestant 13% 8% 5% 73% 1% 903
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 9% 5% 67% 1% 4,941

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,417. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 36% 23% 13% 1,417
Once or twice a month 38% 35% 17% 10% 667
Several times a year 37% 33% 17% 14% 470
Seldom/never 34% 34% 19% 13% 5,374

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,417. 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% 27% 27% 8% 1% 1,417
Once or twice a month 24% 24% 25% 19% 7% 1% 667
Several times a year 25% 20% 25% 22% 8% 1% 470
Seldom/never 22% 19% 27% 24% 8% 1% 5,374

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. 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 63% 37% 1,436
Once or twice a month 58% 42% 674
Several times a year 63% 37% 480
Seldom/never 65% 35% 5,460

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,411. 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% 7% 4% 14% 5% 1,411
Once or twice a month 72% 4% 7% 13% 4% 662
Several times a year 75% 5% 5% 12% 2% 475
Seldom/never 76% 4% 6% 11% 3% 5,402

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,415. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 16% 11% 73% 1,415
Once or twice a month 15% 14% 71% 665
Several times a year 14% 15% 71% 476
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 5,399

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,294. 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% 19% 27% 25% 1,294
Once or twice a month 28% 16% 30% 26% 616
Several times a year 25% 23% 28% 24% 433
Seldom/never 27% 21% 28% 24% 4,873

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 31% 30% 22% 16% 1,430
Once or twice a month 24% 38% 21% 17% 673
Several times a year 27% 30% 25% 19% 477
Seldom/never 39% 29% 20% 12% 5,439

Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,429. 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% 12% 13% 4% 32% 1,429
Once or twice a month 37% 11% 11% 2% 38% 672
Several times a year 36% 11% 9% 3% 41% 478
Seldom/never 42% 10% 9% 3% 35% 5,437

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,429. 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% 1,429
Once or twice a month 21% 79% 673
Several times a year 19% 81% 479
Seldom/never 24% 76% 5,443

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 19% 23% 12% 2% 36% 7% 1,436
Once or twice a month 12% 29% 15% 1% 36% 7% 674
Several times a year 14% 24% 18% < 1% 38% 7% 480
Seldom/never 16% 24% 14% 1% 38% 6% 5,460

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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 10% 21% 25% 43% 1% 1,436
Once or twice a month 8% 22% 33% 36% 1% 674
Several times a year 5% 26% 32% 37% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 6% 24% 31% 40% < 1% 5,460

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 6% 22% 72% < 1% 1,436
Once or twice a month 3% 33% 63% < 1% 674
Several times a year 3% 32% 64% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 4% 24% 72% < 1% 5,460

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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 3% 2% 3% 91% 1% 1,436
Once or twice a month 1% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 674
Several times a year 1% 2% 5% 92% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 5,460

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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% 14% 8% 19% 2% 1,436
Once or twice a month 39% 26% 11% 23% 1% 674
Several times a year 28% 22% 25% 24% 1% 480
Seldom/never 23% 14% 13% 49% 2% 5,460

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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% 14% 9% 15% 1% 1,436
Once or twice a month 56% 18% 13% 13% < 1% 674
Several times a year 50% 18% 20% 12% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 33% 16% 16% 34% 1% 5,460

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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 5% 23% 51% 18% 3% 1,436
Once or twice a month 4% 26% 52% 17% 2% 674
Several times a year 1% 19% 59% 19% 2% 480
Seldom/never 5% 14% 60% 19% 1% 5,460

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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% 80% 1% 1% 1,436
Once or twice a month 16% 83% 1% < 1% 674
Several times a year 15% 84% 1% 1% 480
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 5,460

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 6% 5% 7% 81% < 1% 1,436
Once or twice a month 3% 5% 10% 81% < 1% 674
Several times a year 1% 2% 13% 83% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 5,460

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 6% 7% 1% 79% 6% 1,436
Once or twice a month 3% 7% < 1% 84% 6% 674
Several times a year 4% 9% 1% 81% 5% 480
Seldom/never 6% 12% < 1% 75% 6% 5,460

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. 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 25% 66% 8% 1,436
Once or twice a month 24% 67% 9% 674
Several times a year 27% 64% 9% 480
Seldom/never 35% 55% 9% 5,460

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. 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% 77% 7% 1,436
Once or twice a month 19% 75% 6% 674
Several times a year 16% 75% 9% 480
Seldom/never 27% 65% 8% 5,460

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 23% 58% 1,436
Once or twice a month 22% 17% 61% 674
Several times a year 15% 16% 69% 480
Seldom/never 29% 19% 52% 5,460

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. 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% 32% 47% 6% 1,436
Once or twice a month 15% 35% 43% 7% 674
Several times a year 13% 37% 47% 3% 480
Seldom/never 20% 37% 36% 7% 5,460

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. 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% 45% 5% 4% 1,436
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 2% 3% 674
Several times a year 42% 51% 3% 4% 480
Seldom/never 49% 44% 3% 3% 5,460

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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% 65% 3% 2% 1,436
Once or twice a month 29% 67% 3% 1% 674
Several times a year 26% 69% 4% 2% 480
Seldom/never 41% 54% 4% 1% 5,460

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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 78% 18% 4% 1,436
Once or twice a month 82% 15% 3% 674
Several times a year 85% 13% 2% 480
Seldom/never 77% 20% 3% 5,460

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. 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 84% 11% 3% 2% 1,436
Once or twice a month 90% 6% 3% 1% 674
Several times a year 88% 9% 2% 1% 480
Seldom/never 84% 12% 3% 2% 5,460

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,436. 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% 14% 6% 1,436
Once or twice a month 86% 10% 4% 674
Several times a year 83% 15% 3% 480
Seldom/never 79% 16% 5% 5,460

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 70% 2% 4% 1,436
Once or twice a month 20% 76% 3% 1% 674
Several times a year 16% 80% 3% 1% 480
Seldom/never 30% 65% 2% 2% 5,460

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by frequency of meditation

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,436. 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% 11% 6% 10% 3% 1,436
Once or twice a month 74% 12% 4% 9% 1% 674
Several times a year 80% 10% 4% 6% 1% 480
Seldom/never 70% 12% 4% 12% 2% 5,460