Frequency of meditation among adults in Generation X

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 7,303. 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 39% 9% 4% 47% 2% 7,303
2007 32% 7% 4% 55% 1% 8,092

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Frequency of meditation among adults in Generation X by religious group

% of adults in Generation X 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 40% 10% 5% 44% 2% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 45% 6% 3% 44% 2% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 53% 10% 4% 32% 1% 450
Jewish 30% 6% 3% 58% 3% 140
Mainline Protestant 27% 10% 6% 56% 1% 1,044
Mormon 60% 12% 1% 26% 1% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 29% 9% 5% 56% 1% 1,764

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. 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 < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 623
Several times a year < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 332
Seldom/never < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 3,512

Gender composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. 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% 55% 2,741
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 623
Several times a year 49% 51% 332
Seldom/never 53% 47% 3,512

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,703. 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 50% 17% 4% 25% 5% 2,703
Once or twice a month 57% 14% 4% 21% 4% 614
Several times a year 60% 14% 8% 14% 3% 330
Seldom/never 74% 8% 4% 12% 3% 3,478

Immigrant status among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,710. 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% 8% 67% 2,710
Once or twice a month 20% 9% 70% 617
Several times a year 22% 7% 71% 324
Seldom/never 14% 8% 78% 3,476

Income distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,500. 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 36% 20% 25% 19% 2,500
Once or twice a month 31% 19% 26% 25% 584
Several times a year 20% 19% 31% 29% 312
Seldom/never 23% 19% 32% 27% 3,260

Educational distribution among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,732. 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% 31% 18% 14% 2,732
Once or twice a month 33% 31% 18% 17% 621
Several times a year 28% 28% 26% 18% 332
Seldom/never 38% 29% 20% 13% 3,504

Marital status among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,733. 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% 8% 17% 2% 17% 2,733
Once or twice a month 55% 11% 14% 1% 18% 623
Several times a year 62% 9% 11% 1% 18% 332
Seldom/never 62% 8% 13% 1% 16% 3,508

Parent of children under 18 among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,728. 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 58% 42% 2,728
Once or twice a month 56% 44% 622
Several times a year 58% 42% 331
Seldom/never 59% 41% 3,500

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 17% 3% 1% 4% 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 54% 27% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 623
Several times a year 54% 26% 8% < 1% 9% 3% 332
Seldom/never 57% 22% 7% < 1% 12% 3% 3,512

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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 68% 17% 6% 7% 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 50% 26% 14% 10% < 1% 623
Several times a year 39% 34% 13% 14% < 1% 332
Seldom/never 41% 31% 14% 14% < 1% 3,512

Attendance at religious services among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 29% 23% < 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 31% 41% 28% < 1% 623
Several times a year 24% 46% 30% < 1% 332
Seldom/never 24% 38% 38% < 1% 3,512

Frequency of prayer among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. 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% 12% 3% 9% 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 51% 18% 10% 21% < 1% 623
Several times a year 44% 20% 11% 25% 1% 332
Seldom/never 42% 18% 7% 32% < 1% 3,512

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

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 8% 42% < 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 18% 16% 11% 56% < 1% 623
Several times a year 10% 12% 14% 64% < 1% 332
Seldom/never 15% 8% 8% 69% < 1% 3,512

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 12% 5% 6% 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 55% 23% 11% 10% 1% 623
Several times a year 41% 22% 23% 14% < 1% 332
Seldom/never 45% 16% 14% 24% 1% 3,512

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 16% 9% 16% 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 42% 20% 17% 20% 2% 623
Several times a year 36% 19% 22% 22% 1% 332
Seldom/never 31% 16% 16% 37% 1% 3,512

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 11% 36% 8% 3% 2,741
Once or twice a month 28% 14% 44% 12% 2% 623
Several times a year 24% 14% 47% 12% 2% 332
Seldom/never 26% 8% 53% 11% 2% 3,512

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 60% 1% 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 623
Several times a year 27% 72% 1% 1% 332
Seldom/never 34% 65% 1% 1% 3,512

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 9% 6% 28% 1% 2,741
Once or twice a month 27% 17% 13% 42% < 1% 623
Several times a year 16% 10% 27% 46% < 1% 332
Seldom/never 22% 11% 9% 58% < 1% 3,512

Interpreting scripture among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 25% 3% 27% 6% 2,741
Once or twice a month 27% 25% 1% 40% 7% 623
Several times a year 21% 28% 3% 41% 7% 332
Seldom/never 26% 29% 2% 36% 7% 3,512

Belief in Heaven among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 17% 8% 2,741
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 7% 623
Several times a year 68% 27% 5% 332
Seldom/never 71% 22% 7% 3,512

Belief in Hell among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. 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% 8% 2,741
Once or twice a month 52% 41% 7% 623
Several times a year 46% 42% 12% 332
Seldom/never 59% 34% 7% 3,512

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 22% 44% 2,741
Once or twice a month 31% 18% 51% 623
Several times a year 30% 16% 54% 332
Seldom/never 42% 18% 40% 3,512

Political ideology among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 31% 24% 6% 2,741
Once or twice a month 28% 40% 28% 5% 623
Several times a year 25% 36% 35% 4% 332
Seldom/never 37% 35% 23% 6% 3,512

Views about size of government among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. 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% 4% 2,741
Once or twice a month 44% 52% 3% 1% 623
Several times a year 53% 41% 4% 3% 332
Seldom/never 57% 37% 3% 3% 3,512

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 51% 5% 2% 2,741
Once or twice a month 39% 58% 2% < 1% 623
Several times a year 42% 48% 8% 2% 332
Seldom/never 50% 45% 4% 1% 3,512

Views about abortion among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 48% 5% 2,741
Once or twice a month 62% 36% 2% 623
Several times a year 68% 30% 2% 332
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 3,512

Views about homosexuality among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. 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% 4% 4% 2,741
Once or twice a month 70% 22% 5% 2% 623
Several times a year 71% 22% 5% 3% 332
Seldom/never 66% 27% 4% 3% 3,512

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,741. 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% 44% 9% 2,741
Once or twice a month 63% 30% 7% 623
Several times a year 65% 31% 5% 332
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 3,512

Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 59% 3% 3% 2,741
Once or twice a month 32% 65% 1% 2% 623
Several times a year 33% 60% 3% 3% 332
Seldom/never 38% 58% 2% 2% 3,512

Views about human evolution among adults in Generation X by frequency of meditation

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,741. 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% 26% 4% 41% 4% 2,741
Once or twice a month 41% 25% 4% 27% 3% 623
Several times a year 42% 23% 3% 28% 4% 332
Seldom/never 38% 24% 4% 32% 3% 3,512