Frequency of meditation among men

% of men 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 = 17,514. 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 37% 8% 5% 48% 2% 17,514
2007 36% 7% 4% 50% 2% 16,291

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Frequency of meditation among men by religious group

% of men 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 = 138. 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.
Buddhist 60% 6% 9% 24% < 1% 138
Catholic 38% 9% 5% 46% 2% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 46% 7% 3% 41% 2% 4,061
Hindu 30% 6% 9% 55% < 1% 136
Historically Black Protestant 56% 9% 3% 31% 1% 818
Jewish 23% 7% 7% 60% 3% 428
Mainline Protestant 32% 10% 5% 51% 2% 2,778
Mormon 65% 7% 2% 23% 2% 347
Muslim 39% 8% 8% 37% 8% 152
Orthodox Christian 30% 9% 7% 52% 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 9% 5% 61% 1% 4,471

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. 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% 33% 29% 21% 6,652
Once or twice a month 27% 35% 23% 15% 1,430
Several times a year 26% 33% 26% 15% 808
Seldom/never 27% 37% 24% 12% 8,036
Don't know 15% 29% 28% 29% 296

Generational cohort among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,652. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 11% 12% 27% 35% 14% 1% 6,652
Once or twice a month 17% 18% 27% 27% 10% 1% 1,430
Several times a year 16% 16% 26% 32% 9% 1% 808
Seldom/never 17% 17% 29% 29% 7% 1% 8,036
Don't know 9% 9% 25% 34% 21% 1% 296

Racial and ethnic composition among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,633. 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% 14% 3% 18% 4% 6,633
Once or twice a month 62% 11% 6% 18% 3% 1,421
Several times a year 65% 9% 6% 17% 4% 810
Seldom/never 73% 8% 4% 12% 3% 8,048
Don't know 62% 9% 6% 21% 2% 295

Immigrant status among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,679. 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% 9% 74% 6,679
Once or twice a month 17% 13% 70% 1,427
Several times a year 21% 11% 68% 811
Seldom/never 12% 10% 78% 8,080
Don't know 28% 9% 64% 301

Income distribution among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,010. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 21% 27% 18% 6,010
Once or twice a month 32% 19% 27% 22% 1,315
Several times a year 31% 17% 29% 24% 741
Seldom/never 25% 20% 30% 24% 7,317
Don't know 44% 19% 22% 15% 226

Educational distribution among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,723. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 31% 16% 12% 6,723
Once or twice a month 40% 32% 17% 12% 1,444
Several times a year 37% 31% 19% 13% 817
Seldom/never 44% 30% 17% 10% 8,122
Don't know 51% 28% 13% 9% 307

Marital status among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,728. 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% 7% 14% 5% 23% 6,728
Once or twice a month 44% 7% 12% 3% 34% 1,444
Several times a year 49% 9% 10% 2% 30% 817
Seldom/never 48% 8% 10% 2% 31% 8,135
Don't know 51% 6% 13% 7% 22% 305

Parent of children under 18 among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,740. 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% 75% 6,740
Once or twice a month 23% 77% 1,441
Several times a year 26% 74% 819
Seldom/never 28% 72% 8,124
Don't know 17% 83% 308

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 16% 4% 1% 6% 2% 6,768
Once or twice a month 50% 27% 8% 1% 12% 3% 1,446
Several times a year 47% 27% 11% < 1% 13% 2% 820
Seldom/never 47% 23% 8% 1% 18% 4% 8,162
Don't know 67% 17% 3% 3% 5% 5% 318

Importance of religion in one's life among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 18% 7% 8% 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 41% 31% 15% 12% 1% 1,446
Several times a year 37% 34% 16% 13% 1% 820
Seldom/never 33% 31% 17% 19% < 1% 8,162
Don't know 66% 13% 6% 7% 8% 318

Attendance at religious services among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 28% 24% < 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 27% 41% 32% < 1% 1,446
Several times a year 21% 45% 33% < 1% 820
Seldom/never 20% 36% 44% < 1% 8,162
Don't know 44% 25% 23% 8% 318

Frequency of prayer among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. 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% 13% 3% 13% 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 38% 21% 12% 29% 1% 1,446
Several times a year 30% 22% 13% 34% 1% 820
Seldom/never 31% 16% 8% 44% 1% 8,162
Don't know 60% 12% 5% 14% 10% 318

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 10% 8% 44% < 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 10% 60% < 1% 1,446
Several times a year 10% 6% 17% 67% < 1% 820
Seldom/never 11% 6% 7% 76% < 1% 8,162
Don't know 33% 7% 8% 42% 10% 318

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 75% 11% 5% 8% 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 50% 27% 9% 13% 1% 1,446
Several times a year 39% 20% 26% 14% 1% 820
Seldom/never 38% 16% 13% 32% 1% 8,162
Don't know 54% 9% 7% 14% 17% 318

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 8% 15% 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 48% 22% 13% 16% 1% 1,446
Several times a year 41% 18% 26% 15% < 1% 820
Seldom/never 34% 16% 16% 33% 1% 8,162
Don't know 39% 11% 12% 20% 18% 318

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 12% 37% 8% 4% 6,768
Once or twice a month 24% 18% 44% 11% 3% 1,446
Several times a year 22% 15% 50% 12% 1% 820
Seldom/never 20% 11% 55% 12% 2% 8,162
Don't know 37% 6% 34% 12% 12% 318

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 56% 2% 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,446
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 820
Seldom/never 32% 65% 2% 1% 8,162
Don't know 39% 52% 3% 6% 318

Frequency of reading scripture among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 11% 7% 30% 1% 6,768
Once or twice a month 23% 19% 14% 44% < 1% 1,446
Several times a year 16% 10% 21% 51% 1% 820
Seldom/never 16% 8% 8% 67% < 1% 8,162
Don't know 36% 10% 8% 32% 14% 318

Interpreting scripture among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 25% 3% 28% 7% 6,768
Once or twice a month 24% 23% 2% 43% 9% 1,446
Several times a year 21% 25% 2% 46% 6% 820
Seldom/never 20% 26% 2% 45% 7% 8,162
Don't know 37% 15% 9% 22% 17% 318

Belief in Heaven among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. 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% 19% 8% 6,768
Once or twice a month 64% 28% 8% 1,446
Several times a year 63% 31% 6% 820
Seldom/never 63% 30% 7% 8,162
Don't know 67% 14% 19% 318

Belief in Hell among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. 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% 30% 8% 6,768
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 7% 1,446
Several times a year 50% 41% 9% 820
Seldom/never 53% 40% 7% 8,162
Don't know 55% 23% 22% 318

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 19% 40% 6,768
Once or twice a month 39% 15% 46% 1,446
Several times a year 33% 17% 50% 820
Seldom/never 42% 18% 40% 8,162
Don't know 40% 30% 30% 318

Political ideology among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. 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% 29% 22% 6% 6,768
Once or twice a month 35% 36% 25% 4% 1,446
Several times a year 30% 40% 26% 4% 820
Seldom/never 36% 35% 23% 6% 8,162
Don't know 38% 20% 22% 20% 318

Views about size of government among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. 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% 36% 4% 4% 6,768
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 3% 2% 1,446
Several times a year 54% 40% 3% 3% 820
Seldom/never 60% 34% 3% 3% 8,162
Don't know 57% 32% 2% 9% 318

Views about government aid to the poor among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 48% 5% 2% 6,768
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,446
Several times a year 45% 48% 5% 2% 820
Seldom/never 51% 44% 3% 2% 8,162
Don't know 54% 31% 5% 10% 318

Views about abortion among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 50% 5% 6,768
Once or twice a month 59% 36% 5% 1,446
Several times a year 58% 39% 3% 820
Seldom/never 58% 38% 4% 8,162
Don't know 37% 48% 16% 318

Views about homosexuality among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. 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% 43% 5% 4% 6,768
Once or twice a month 65% 28% 4% 2% 1,446
Several times a year 63% 30% 4% 4% 820
Seldom/never 64% 29% 4% 3% 8,162
Don't know 38% 47% 5% 10% 318

Views about same-sex marriage among men by frequency of meditation

% of men who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 51% 9% 6,768
Once or twice a month 59% 34% 7% 1,446
Several times a year 54% 40% 6% 820
Seldom/never 57% 36% 7% 8,162
Don't know 27% 51% 22% 318

Views about environmental regulation among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 52% 3% 3% 6,768
Once or twice a month 38% 59% 2% 1% 1,446
Several times a year 36% 60% 3% 2% 820
Seldom/never 42% 54% 2% 2% 8,162
Don't know 50% 33% 4% 12% 318

Views about human evolution among men by frequency of meditation

% of men 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 = 6,768. 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% 26% 5% 38% 5% 6,768
Once or twice a month 41% 26% 5% 24% 4% 1,446
Several times a year 45% 23% 4% 25% 3% 820
Seldom/never 44% 24% 4% 26% 3% 8,162
Don't know 15% 14% 11% 42% 17% 318