Frequency of meditation among third generation immigrants or higher

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 27,244. 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% 8% 4% 47% 1% 27,244
2007 39% 7% 4% 48% 2% 28,997

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Frequency of meditation among third generation immigrants or higher by religious group

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 163. 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 80% 8% 5% 7% 1% 163
Catholic 35% 8% 4% 52% 1% 4,670
Evangelical Protestant 47% 7% 3% 41% 2% 7,359
Historically Black Protestant 56% 8% 3% 31% 2% 1,697
Jehovah's Witness 78% 2% 1% 16% 3% 170
Jewish 27% 9% 6% 57% 1% 567
Mainline Protestant 35% 10% 5% 49% 2% 5,296
Mormon 59% 10% 2% 28% 1% 572
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 9% 5% 60% 1% 5,780

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 11,178. 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 14% 29% 31% 26% 11,178
Once or twice a month 25% 33% 25% 17% 2,149
Several times a year 21% 34% 27% 18% 1,136
Seldom/never 25% 35% 27% 13% 11,919
Don't know 9% 25% 26% 41% 379

Generational cohort among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 11,178. 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 8% 10% 25% 38% 18% 2% 11,178
Once or twice a month 16% 15% 27% 30% 11% 1% 2,149
Several times a year 12% 15% 28% 32% 11% 1% 1,136
Seldom/never 15% 16% 29% 32% 8% < 1% 11,919
Don't know 6% 6% 21% 36% 27% 4% 379

Gender composition among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 55% 11,411
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 2,173
Several times a year 51% 49% 1,151
Seldom/never 51% 49% 12,093
Don't know 52% 48% 416

Racial and ethnic composition among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 11,213. 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% 17% < 1% 5% 5% 11,213
Once or twice a month 78% 13% < 1% 5% 5% 2,153
Several times a year 82% 10% 1% 4% 3% 1,139
Seldom/never 82% 9% < 1% 5% 3% 11,970
Don't know 82% 13% < 1% 2% 3% 395

Income distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,970. 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% 21% 27% 17% 9,970
Once or twice a month 32% 19% 29% 21% 1,981
Several times a year 28% 18% 30% 24% 1,023
Seldom/never 29% 21% 29% 21% 10,722
Don't know 45% 16% 29% 9% 266

Educational distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,362. 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% 34% 17% 11% 11,362
Once or twice a month 33% 36% 19% 12% 2,172
Several times a year 32% 32% 23% 14% 1,147
Seldom/never 42% 32% 17% 9% 12,056
Don't know 47% 30% 14% 10% 408

Marital status among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 11,348. 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% 6% 15% 10% 18% 11,348
Once or twice a month 46% 7% 14% 5% 28% 2,168
Several times a year 49% 10% 12% 5% 24% 1,147
Seldom/never 50% 8% 12% 4% 26% 12,061
Don't know 48% 2% 14% 17% 19% 402

Parent of children under 18 among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,372. 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% 11,372
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 2,169
Several times a year 25% 75% 1,150
Seldom/never 30% 70% 12,056
Don't know 14% 86% 409

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 79% 12% 3% 1% 4% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 59% 23% 6% 1% 9% 2% 2,173
Several times a year 53% 23% 8% < 1% 12% 3% 1,151
Seldom/never 56% 22% 6% 1% 13% 3% 12,093
Don't know 79% 7% 2% 4% 3% 5% 416

Importance of religion in one's life among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 16% 6% 6% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 46% 29% 14% 10% 1% 2,173
Several times a year 40% 31% 15% 13% < 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 41% 30% 14% 14% < 1% 12,093
Don't know 74% 10% 4% 6% 6% 416

Attendance at religious services among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 27% 21% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 31% 39% 29% < 1% 2,173
Several times a year 25% 42% 33% < 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 24% 36% 40% < 1% 12,093
Don't know 48% 24% 19% 9% 416

Frequency of prayer among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 11% 2% 9% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 46% 20% 10% 23% 1% 2,173
Several times a year 39% 21% 10% 29% 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 41% 18% 7% 33% 1% 12,093
Don't know 68% 8% 1% 9% 13% 416

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 10% 8% 41% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 18% 14% 9% 58% < 1% 2,173
Several times a year 11% 8% 14% 67% < 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 14% 7% 7% 72% < 1% 12,093
Don't know 36% 8% 7% 38% 11% 416

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 79% 10% 4% 6% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 54% 25% 10% 10% 1% 2,173
Several times a year 41% 21% 23% 14% 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 44% 17% 12% 25% 1% 12,093
Don't know 65% 8% 4% 10% 14% 416

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 14% 8% 17% 2% 11,411
Once or twice a month 47% 22% 13% 17% 1% 2,173
Several times a year 39% 18% 25% 19% < 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 34% 17% 15% 34% 1% 12,093
Don't know 45% 8% 9% 20% 18% 416

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 10% 36% 5% 3% 11,411
Once or twice a month 29% 14% 47% 9% 2% 2,173
Several times a year 24% 14% 50% 10% 2% 1,151
Seldom/never 26% 9% 54% 9% 2% 12,093
Don't know 51% 4% 29% 4% 11% 416

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 57% 2% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 30% 69% 1% 1% 2,173
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 32% 66% 1% 1% 12,093
Don't know 45% 49% 3% 3% 416

Frequency of reading scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 10% 6% 27% 1% 11,411
Once or twice a month 27% 17% 12% 44% < 1% 2,173
Several times a year 17% 10% 21% 52% < 1% 1,151
Seldom/never 22% 9% 8% 61% < 1% 12,093
Don't know 51% 11% 4% 20% 15% 416

Interpreting scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 26% 3% 24% 7% 11,411
Once or twice a month 24% 27% 2% 40% 7% 2,173
Several times a year 21% 29% 2% 42% 7% 1,151
Seldom/never 24% 29% 2% 38% 7% 12,093
Don't know 45% 18% 8% 15% 14% 416

Belief in Heaven among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 16% 7% 11,411
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 7% 2,173
Several times a year 64% 28% 7% 1,151
Seldom/never 71% 22% 7% 12,093
Don't know 69% 10% 20% 416

Belief in Hell among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 28% 8% 11,411
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 8% 2,173
Several times a year 47% 43% 10% 1,151
Seldom/never 58% 35% 7% 12,093
Don't know 60% 18% 22% 416

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 16% 42% 11,411
Once or twice a month 37% 14% 49% 2,173
Several times a year 34% 14% 52% 1,151
Seldom/never 42% 16% 42% 12,093
Don't know 44% 25% 31% 416

Political ideology among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 31% 21% 6% 11,411
Once or twice a month 33% 35% 28% 5% 2,173
Several times a year 27% 40% 29% 4% 1,151
Seldom/never 36% 35% 22% 6% 12,093
Don't know 48% 21% 14% 18% 416

Views about size of government among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 35% 4% 4% 11,411
Once or twice a month 53% 41% 3% 3% 2,173
Several times a year 54% 39% 3% 4% 1,151
Seldom/never 57% 37% 2% 4% 12,093
Don't know 63% 21% 4% 12% 416

Views about government aid to the poor among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 48% 5% 2% 11,411
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 3% 1% 2,173
Several times a year 41% 52% 5% 2% 1,151
Seldom/never 49% 47% 3% 1% 12,093
Don't know 54% 33% 3% 10% 416

Views about abortion among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 49% 5% 11,411
Once or twice a month 61% 35% 4% 2,173
Several times a year 67% 31% 3% 1,151
Seldom/never 57% 40% 3% 12,093
Don't know 35% 53% 12% 416

Views about homosexuality among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 41% 5% 4% 11,411
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 3% 3% 2,173
Several times a year 70% 24% 3% 3% 1,151
Seldom/never 67% 27% 4% 3% 12,093
Don't know 35% 48% 6% 11% 416

Views about same-sex marriage among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 49% 8% 11,411
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 6% 2,173
Several times a year 61% 34% 5% 1,151
Seldom/never 59% 35% 7% 12,093
Don't know 26% 54% 20% 416

Views about environmental regulation among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 54% 3% 3% 11,411
Once or twice a month 33% 63% 2% 1% 2,173
Several times a year 34% 62% 2% 2% 1,151
Seldom/never 40% 56% 2% 2% 12,093
Don't know 48% 34% 5% 14% 416

Views about human evolution among third generation immigrants or higher by frequency of meditation

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 11,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 26% 4% 42% 5% 11,411
Once or twice a month 37% 28% 5% 27% 2% 2,173
Several times a year 42% 25% 4% 25% 4% 1,151
Seldom/never 37% 25% 4% 31% 3% 12,093
Don't know 10% 15% 11% 47% 16% 416