Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 5,299. 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 31% 11% 6% 51% 1% 5,299
2007 28% 10% 5% 56% 2% 5,789

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Frequency of meditation among adults who pray weekly by religious group

% of adults who pray weekly 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 29% 12% 7% 52% 1% 1,431
Evangelical Protestant 29% 10% 4% 55% 1% 1,105
Historically Black Protestant 38% 11% 6% 45% < 1% 219
Jewish 40% 7% 10% 43% < 1% 135
Mainline Protestant 27% 12% 5% 55% 1% 1,323
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 12% 5% 50% 1% 754

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,704. 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% 33% 28% 18% 1,704
Once or twice a month 24% 30% 26% 20% 611
Several times a year 23% 31% 29% 17% 319
Seldom/never 27% 36% 25% 11% 2,540

Generational cohort among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,704. 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% 14% 27% 34% 12% 1% 1,704
Once or twice a month 16% 15% 24% 31% 14% 1% 611
Several times a year 13% 14% 27% 35% 11% 1% 319
Seldom/never 18% 16% 30% 30% 6% < 1% 2,540

Gender composition among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. 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% 49% 1,727
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 620
Several times a year 56% 44% 324
Seldom/never 48% 52% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,698. 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 61% 11% 3% 22% 3% 1,698
Once or twice a month 64% 8% 5% 19% 4% 612
Several times a year 65% 8% 7% 16% 5% 320
Seldom/never 73% 10% 3% 11% 3% 2,551

Immigrant status among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,715. 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% 11% 69% 1,715
Once or twice a month 16% 13% 71% 611
Several times a year 19% 8% 73% 323
Seldom/never 10% 9% 82% 2,540

Income distribution among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,536. 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% 20% 24% 17% 1,536
Once or twice a month 36% 20% 24% 19% 562
Several times a year 31% 17% 23% 29% 286
Seldom/never 30% 20% 30% 20% 2,269

Educational distribution among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,719. 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% 28% 15% 12% 1,719
Once or twice a month 40% 33% 16% 11% 619
Several times a year 36% 25% 25% 14% 323
Seldom/never 42% 34% 16% 9% 2,563

Marital status among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,719. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 8% 15% 7% 26% 1,719
Once or twice a month 42% 7% 16% 7% 29% 619
Several times a year 52% 12% 11% 5% 20% 324
Seldom/never 49% 7% 11% 4% 29% 2,567

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

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,721. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 72% 1,721
Once or twice a month 24% 76% 617
Several times a year 29% 71% 323
Seldom/never 34% 66% 2,569

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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% 29% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 54% 37% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 620
Several times a year 56% 37% 5% 1% < 1% 1% 324
Seldom/never 64% 30% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 38% 9% 4% 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 39% 48% 10% 3% < 1% 620
Several times a year 43% 46% 9% 2% < 1% 324
Seldom/never 41% 48% 8% 2% < 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 42% 25% 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 25% 50% 25% 1% 620
Several times a year 28% 51% 21% < 1% 324
Seldom/never 23% 50% 26% < 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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% 12% 9% 59% < 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 12% 16% 14% 59% < 1% 620
Several times a year 7% 10% 20% 64% < 1% 324
Seldom/never 10% 8% 9% 72% < 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 66% 16% 9% 8% 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 50% 29% 13% 7% 1% 620
Several times a year 35% 28% 25% 12% < 1% 324
Seldom/never 40% 24% 16% 18% 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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% 17% 11% 19% 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 41% 24% 15% 20% 2% 620
Several times a year 34% 20% 22% 23% < 1% 324
Seldom/never 30% 18% 17% 33% 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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% 16% 47% 9% 3% 1,727
Once or twice a month 23% 14% 50% 12% 2% 620
Several times a year 25% 13% 54% 6% 2% 324
Seldom/never 23% 10% 57% 9% 2% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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% 70% 1% 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 27% 71% 1% 1% 620
Several times a year 25% 73% 1% 1% 324
Seldom/never 31% 68% 1% 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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% 14% 11% 45% < 1% 1,727
Once or twice a month 16% 25% 15% 44% < 1% 620
Several times a year 14% 14% 27% 45% < 1% 324
Seldom/never 13% 13% 14% 59% < 1% 2,575

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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 27% 27% 2% 35% 9% 1,727
Once or twice a month 23% 34% 1% 35% 6% 620
Several times a year 21% 34% 1% 36% 9% 324
Seldom/never 22% 42% 2% 27% 6% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. 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 74% 18% 8% 1,727
Once or twice a month 76% 17% 6% 620
Several times a year 77% 16% 8% 324
Seldom/never 87% 8% 6% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 35% 9% 1,727
Once or twice a month 56% 35% 9% 620
Several times a year 56% 34% 11% 324
Seldom/never 67% 25% 7% 2,575

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 18% 49% 1,727
Once or twice a month 38% 14% 48% 620
Several times a year 34% 19% 48% 324
Seldom/never 43% 16% 41% 2,575

Political ideology among adults who pray weekly by frequency of meditation

% of adults who pray weekly who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. 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% 35% 29% 5% 1,727
Once or twice a month 35% 36% 26% 3% 620
Several times a year 24% 45% 27% 5% 324
Seldom/never 35% 39% 21% 6% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. 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% 46% 3% 3% 1,727
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 3% 3% 620
Several times a year 52% 42% 2% 4% 324
Seldom/never 54% 41% 2% 3% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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% 54% 4% 2% 1,727
Once or twice a month 44% 52% 2% 2% 620
Several times a year 44% 50% 3% 3% 324
Seldom/never 50% 46% 3% 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 37% 4% 1,727
Once or twice a month 60% 35% 4% 620
Several times a year 57% 38% 4% 324
Seldom/never 56% 42% 3% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. 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% 25% 4% 2% 1,727
Once or twice a month 71% 21% 3% 5% 620
Several times a year 68% 28% 2% 2% 324
Seldom/never 70% 24% 3% 3% 2,575

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

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

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,727. 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 60% 32% 8% 1,727
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 7% 620
Several times a year 60% 35% 5% 324
Seldom/never 60% 33% 7% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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 35% 60% 2% 3% 1,727
Once or twice a month 35% 61% 2% 2% 620
Several times a year 39% 57% 2% 3% 324
Seldom/never 41% 56% 1% 1% 2,575

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

% of adults who pray weekly 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 = 1,727. 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 35% 29% 4% 28% 4% 1,727
Once or twice a month 35% 32% 6% 23% 3% 620
Several times a year 33% 31% 4% 29% 3% 324
Seldom/never 30% 34% 3% 29% 3% 2,575