Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not too important

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 3,790. 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 21% 11% 6% 62% 1% 3,790
2007 19% 7% 6% 66% 1% 3,114

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Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not too important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 19% 8% 6% 67% 1% 569
Evangelical Protestant 24% 9% 4% 63% 1% 174
Jewish 23% 7% 6% 64% < 1% 166
Mainline Protestant 17% 10% 6% 67% 1% 596
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 12% 6% 62% 1% 1,924

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 849. 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% 37% 25% 13% 849
Once or twice a month 35% 39% 18% 8% 374
Several times a year 32% 35% 19% 13% 237
Seldom/never 35% 34% 20% 11% 2,255

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 849. 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% 18% 29% 30% 8% 1% 849
Once or twice a month 23% 21% 29% 20% 4% 1% 374
Several times a year 20% 21% 26% 25% 7% < 1% 237
Seldom/never 23% 19% 27% 24% 6% 1% 2,255

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 48% 860
Once or twice a month 53% 47% 378
Several times a year 58% 42% 241
Seldom/never 58% 42% 2,283

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 850. 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 70% 6% 5% 13% 6% 850
Once or twice a month 79% 3% 5% 9% 4% 372
Several times a year 76% 3% 6% 12% 3% 238
Seldom/never 76% 5% 7% 8% 3% 2,261

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 848. 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% 14% 72% 848
Once or twice a month 10% 15% 74% 375
Several times a year 10% 13% 76% 240
Seldom/never 12% 12% 76% 2,257

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 766. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 18% 25% 24% 766
Once or twice a month 27% 15% 30% 27% 344
Several times a year 19% 27% 27% 27% 212
Seldom/never 25% 21% 30% 24% 2,053

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 854. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 34% 23% 17% 854
Once or twice a month 22% 41% 20% 17% 376
Several times a year 28% 28% 27% 17% 240
Seldom/never 36% 32% 20% 12% 2,277

Marital status among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 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 41% 10% 13% 4% 32% 852
Once or twice a month 40% 10% 14% 2% 34% 378
Several times a year 36% 13% 10% 2% 38% 239
Seldom/never 44% 9% 9% 3% 36% 2,276

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 858. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 74% 858
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 376
Several times a year 15% 85% 241
Seldom/never 25% 75% 2,277

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 31% 15% < 1% 15% 6% 860
Once or twice a month 17% 41% 19% < 1% 17% 5% 378
Several times a year 15% 36% 21% < 1% 22% 5% 241
Seldom/never 15% 35% 20% 1% 21% 7% 2,283

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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 5% 32% 62% < 1% 860
Once or twice a month 1% 40% 59% < 1% 378
Several times a year 2% 40% 58% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 2% 33% 65% < 1% 2,283

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 19% 9% 41% < 1% 860
Once or twice a month 10% 16% 16% 58% < 1% 378
Several times a year 8% 13% 14% 65% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 8% 10% 10% 72% < 1% 2,283

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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 4% 3% 5% 87% < 1% 860
Once or twice a month 1% 3% 3% 93% < 1% 378
Several times a year 2% < 1% 4% 95% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 2,283

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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% 17% 9% 15% 1% 860
Once or twice a month 38% 26% 13% 22% 1% 378
Several times a year 31% 17% 28% 24% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 22% 16% 16% 44% 1% 2,283

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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 65% 15% 9% 10% 1% 860
Once or twice a month 50% 19% 17% 14% < 1% 378
Several times a year 38% 21% 28% 13% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 30% 19% 17% 33% 1% 2,283

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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 5% 24% 56% 14% 2% 860
Once or twice a month 3% 24% 59% 12% 2% 378
Several times a year 1% 23% 56% 19% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 3% 15% 66% 15% 1% 2,283

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 77% 3% < 1% 860
Once or twice a month 18% 81% 1% 1% 378
Several times a year 17% 82% < 1% 1% 241
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% < 1% 2,283

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 860
Once or twice a month 4% 7% 10% 79% < 1% 378
Several times a year 1% 2% 12% 85% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 2% 3% 4% 92% < 1% 2,283

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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 6% 9% 1% 75% 9% 860
Once or twice a month 3% 12% 1% 78% 7% 378
Several times a year 2% 14% 1% 80% 3% 241
Seldom/never 5% 15% < 1% 72% 8% 2,283

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 860. 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% 51% 12% 860
Once or twice a month 36% 55% 9% 378
Several times a year 36% 52% 12% 241
Seldom/never 46% 43% 12% 2,283

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 860. 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 22% 69% 9% 860
Once or twice a month 24% 68% 8% 378
Several times a year 20% 71% 10% 241
Seldom/never 34% 57% 9% 2,283

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 860. 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% 20% 59% 860
Once or twice a month 29% 16% 55% 378
Several times a year 23% 15% 62% 241
Seldom/never 34% 17% 49% 2,283

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 38% 40% 5% 860
Once or twice a month 15% 42% 37% 6% 378
Several times a year 13% 47% 37% 3% 241
Seldom/never 22% 39% 33% 6% 2,283

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 43% 4% 5% 860
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 2% 3% 378
Several times a year 50% 44% 2% 4% 241
Seldom/never 52% 42% 3% 3% 2,283

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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 30% 63% 4% 3% 860
Once or twice a month 33% 64% 3% 1% 378
Several times a year 30% 66% 2% 2% 241
Seldom/never 44% 52% 4% 1% 2,283

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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 80% 17% 3% 860
Once or twice a month 78% 19% 3% 378
Several times a year 88% 11% 1% 241
Seldom/never 78% 19% 3% 2,283

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 860. 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 82% 14% 2% 2% 860
Once or twice a month 90% 5% 1% 4% 378
Several times a year 92% 5% 2% 1% 241
Seldom/never 84% 12% 2% 2% 2,283

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 860. 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% 15% 5% 860
Once or twice a month 85% 10% 6% 378
Several times a year 81% 13% 6% 241
Seldom/never 79% 16% 4% 2,283

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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% 72% 2% 3% 860
Once or twice a month 23% 76% 1% < 1% 378
Several times a year 23% 74% 1% 1% 241
Seldom/never 32% 64% 2% 2% 2,283

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not too important by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 860. 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% 15% 6% 13% 3% 860
Once or twice a month 70% 15% 5% 9% 1% 378
Several times a year 75% 10% 3% 12% < 1% 241
Seldom/never 68% 14% 5% 11% 2% 2,283