Frequency of meditation among immigrants

% of immigrants 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 = 3,954. 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 48% 10% 5% 34% 3% 3,954
2007 45% 8% 5% 38% 4% 3,186

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Frequency of meditation among immigrants by religious group

% of immigrants 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 52% 11% 5% 29% 3% 1,429
Evangelical Protestant 62% 7% 3% 25% 3% 603
Hindu 31% 8% 7% 53% < 1% 171
Historically Black Protestant 67% 7% 10% 14% 2% 112
Mainline Protestant 44% 7% 6% 40% 3% 317
Muslim 34% 11% 4% 41% 10% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 11% 5% 48% 3% 810

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,841. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 46% 24% 12% 1,841
Once or twice a month 22% 47% 24% 8% 365
Several times a year 25% 43% 23% 8% 211
Seldom/never 29% 46% 17% 8% 1,348
Don't know 16% 46% 19% 18% 117

Generational cohort among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,841. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 16% 38% 28% 8% 1% 1,841
Once or twice a month 11% 24% 34% 26% 5% < 1% 365
Several times a year 16% 18% 34% 26% 6% < 1% 211
Seldom/never 16% 23% 35% 20% 6% < 1% 1,348
Don't know 12% 9% 42% 25% 12% < 1% 117

Gender composition among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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% 56% 1,873
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 369
Several times a year 61% 39% 215
Seldom/never 54% 46% 1,373
Don't know 53% 47% 124

Racial and ethnic composition among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,852. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 12% 10% 12% 63% 2% 1,852
Once or twice a month 17% 7% 18% 57% 1% 364
Several times a year 17% 8% 23% 50% 2% 214
Seldom/never 30% 6% 23% 39% 3% 1,359
Don't know 16% 6% 18% 60% < 1% 122

Income distribution among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,561. 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 55% 19% 15% 11% 1,561
Once or twice a month 52% 20% 14% 14% 316
Several times a year 45% 19% 18% 17% 187
Seldom/never 35% 20% 24% 22% 1,165

Educational distribution among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,857. 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% 20% 14% 10% 1,857
Once or twice a month 59% 18% 13% 10% 367
Several times a year 49% 19% 19% 13% 212
Seldom/never 43% 25% 17% 15% 1,365
Don't know 62% 18% 11% 9% 122

Marital status among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,864. 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% 7% 15% 5% 20% 1,864
Once or twice a month 48% 13% 13% 3% 23% 369
Several times a year 49% 9% 10% 2% 29% 214
Seldom/never 49% 10% 9% 3% 29% 1,368
Don't know 52% 9% 8% 8% 23% 118

Parent of children under 18 among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,863. 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% 58% 1,863
Once or twice a month 41% 59% 369
Several times a year 40% 60% 214
Seldom/never 40% 60% 1,368
Don't know 35% 65% 121

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 25% 4% 1% 3% 1% 1,873
Once or twice a month 44% 35% 11% 1% 6% 2% 369
Several times a year 51% 32% 6% 1% 9% 2% 215
Seldom/never 46% 25% 12% 1% 15% 2% 1,373
Don't know 58% 29% 1% 2% 7% 3% 124

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

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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 73% 16% 4% 5% 1% 1,873
Once or twice a month 55% 29% 8% 7% < 1% 369
Several times a year 41% 42% 8% 9% < 1% 215
Seldom/never 38% 30% 16% 15% < 1% 1,373
Don't know 71% 17% 7% 2% 4% 124

Attendance at religious services among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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 54% 28% 18% < 1% 1,873
Once or twice a month 31% 45% 23% 1% 369
Several times a year 26% 51% 24% < 1% 215
Seldom/never 23% 40% 37% < 1% 1,373
Don't know 52% 29% 15% 4% 124

Frequency of prayer among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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 73% 14% 3% 9% 1% 1,873
Once or twice a month 50% 20% 9% 21% < 1% 369
Several times a year 42% 22% 11% 23% 1% 215
Seldom/never 35% 15% 9% 39% 1% 1,373
Don't know 67% 8% 10% 9% 6% 124

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

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 13% 8% 36% 1% 1,873
Once or twice a month 20% 21% 15% 44% < 1% 369
Several times a year 8% 11% 24% 58% < 1% 215
Seldom/never 12% 7% 10% 70% 1% 1,373
Don't know 34% 11% 15% 34% 7% 124

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

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 11% 6% 6% 2% 1,873
Once or twice a month 55% 23% 13% 9% < 1% 369
Several times a year 42% 19% 29% 10% < 1% 215
Seldom/never 42% 16% 15% 26% 2% 1,373
Don't know 52% 7% 11% 12% 18% 124

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

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 13% 11% 13% 2% 1,873
Once or twice a month 41% 22% 20% 15% 2% 369
Several times a year 37% 15% 26% 19% 2% 215
Seldom/never 32% 17% 19% 31% 1% 1,373
Don't know 38% 10% 14% 22% 17% 124

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

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 10% 32% 13% 3% 1,873
Once or twice a month 32% 13% 35% 17% 2% 369
Several times a year 28% 9% 43% 19% 1% 215
Seldom/never 20% 13% 47% 18% 2% 1,373
Don't know 45% 9% 23% 14% 8% 124

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

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 67% 2% 3% 1,873
Once or twice a month 27% 71% 1% 1% 369
Several times a year 19% 76% 2% 2% 215
Seldom/never 25% 73% 2% 1% 1,373
Don't know 28% 60% 1% 10% 124

Frequency of reading scripture among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 11% 6% 27% 1% 1,873
Once or twice a month 24% 23% 13% 40% < 1% 369
Several times a year 15% 10% 34% 40% 1% 215
Seldom/never 16% 9% 8% 66% 1% 1,373
Don't know 37% 10% 13% 31% 10% 124

Interpreting scripture among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 23% 4% 22% 6% 1,873
Once or twice a month 37% 19% 1% 32% 10% 369
Several times a year 29% 21% 3% 39% 9% 215
Seldom/never 22% 23% 3% 44% 8% 1,373
Don't know 46% 14% 8% 24% 9% 124

Belief in Heaven among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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 77% 17% 6% 1,873
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 6% 369
Several times a year 68% 26% 6% 215
Seldom/never 60% 31% 8% 1,373
Don't know 69% 21% 10% 124

Belief in Hell among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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% 1,873
Once or twice a month 56% 39% 5% 369
Several times a year 52% 36% 12% 215
Seldom/never 47% 44% 9% 1,373
Don't know 54% 31% 15% 124

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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% 30% 49% 1,873
Once or twice a month 23% 28% 50% 369
Several times a year 17% 25% 58% 215
Seldom/never 25% 28% 47% 1,373
Don't know 20% 43% 37% 124

Political ideology among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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% 29% 28% 9% 1,873
Once or twice a month 29% 33% 30% 8% 369
Several times a year 25% 34% 37% 5% 215
Seldom/never 26% 34% 33% 7% 1,373
Don't know 19% 19% 34% 28% 124

Views about size of government among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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% 68% 3% 4% 1,873
Once or twice a month 30% 65% 3% 2% 369
Several times a year 33% 60% 5% 3% 215
Seldom/never 35% 60% 3% 2% 1,373
Don't know 19% 70% 3% 7% 124

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

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 56% 5% 3% 1,873
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 2% 2% 369
Several times a year 37% 57% 3% 2% 215
Seldom/never 40% 54% 3% 2% 1,373
Don't know 35% 49% 6% 10% 124

Views about abortion among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 55% 6% 1,873
Once or twice a month 53% 44% 3% 369
Several times a year 48% 50% 3% 215
Seldom/never 57% 39% 4% 1,373
Don't know 34% 51% 15% 124

Views about homosexuality among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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% 34% 4% 5% 1,873
Once or twice a month 66% 25% 5% 3% 369
Several times a year 64% 29% 4% 3% 215
Seldom/never 72% 21% 3% 3% 1,373
Don't know 35% 43% 9% 13% 124

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

% of immigrants who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,873. 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% 46% 10% 1,873
Once or twice a month 56% 34% 10% 369
Several times a year 53% 41% 6% 215
Seldom/never 64% 29% 7% 1,373
Don't know 30% 45% 26% 124

Views about environmental regulation among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 59% 2% 6% 1,873
Once or twice a month 39% 57% 1% 3% 369
Several times a year 29% 63% 3% 6% 215
Seldom/never 30% 64% 2% 4% 1,373
Don't know 41% 35% 5% 20% 124

Views about human evolution among immigrants by frequency of meditation

% of immigrants 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 = 1,873. 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% 39% 5% 1,873
Once or twice a month 37% 21% 3% 35% 4% 369
Several times a year 47% 20% 3% 26% 4% 215
Seldom/never 45% 20% 4% 27% 4% 1,373
Don't know 21% 14% 4% 34% 27% 124