Frequency of meditation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 8,845. 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 45% 9% 4% 40% 2% 8,845
2007 46% 8% 4% 40% 2% 8,068

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Frequency of meditation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by religious group

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 47% 10% 4% 37% 2% 1,812
Evangelical Protestant 53% 7% 3% 35% 2% 2,370
Historically Black Protestant 56% 8% 4% 31% 1% 791
Jehovah's Witness 80% 4% 3% 12% 2% 102
Mainline Protestant 40% 9% 4% 46% 2% 1,208
Mormon 53% 8% 1% 35% 2% 131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 29% 10% 4% 55% 1% 1,852

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,187. 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 19% 31% 26% 24% 4,187
Once or twice a month 27% 35% 21% 17% 728
Several times a year 30% 28% 24% 18% 365
Seldom/never 35% 29% 23% 13% 3,318
Don't know 12% 34% 19% 35% 170

Generational cohort among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,187. 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 10% 14% 25% 31% 17% 2% 4,187
Once or twice a month 14% 22% 26% 25% 11% 2% 728
Several times a year 18% 21% 19% 30% 12% 1% 365
Seldom/never 21% 21% 22% 27% 8% 1% 3,318
Don't know 8% 7% 31% 30% 21% 4% 170

Gender composition among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 60% 4,229
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 734
Several times a year 52% 48% 367
Seldom/never 44% 56% 3,339
Don't know 51% 49% 176

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,188. 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% 20% 2% 26% 5% 4,188
Once or twice a month 52% 15% 2% 27% 4% 731
Several times a year 51% 17% 3% 26% 3% 366
Seldom/never 61% 15% 3% 17% 4% 3,308
Don't know 54% 10% 7% 26% 3% 171

Immigrant status among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,164. 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% 9% 67% 4,164
Once or twice a month 23% 9% 68% 724
Several times a year 25% 10% 65% 362
Seldom/never 12% 11% 76% 3,268
Don't know 37% 3% 59% 167

Educational distribution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,213. 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 59% 30% 7% 3% 4,213
Once or twice a month 62% 28% 7% 3% 732
Several times a year 63% 24% 10% 3% 367
Seldom/never 61% 31% 6% 2% 3,329
Don't know 62% 23% 9% 5% 176

Marital status among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,214. 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% 9% 22% 13% 26% 4,214
Once or twice a month 27% 11% 20% 9% 33% 731
Several times a year 26% 12% 19% 8% 36% 366
Seldom/never 25% 11% 18% 7% 39% 3,331
Don't know 29% 6% 22% 18% 25% 174

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,219. 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 28% 72% 4,219
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 733
Several times a year 23% 77% 367
Seldom/never 30% 70% 3,334
Don't know 19% 81% 176

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 76% 17% 2% 1% 3% 1% 4,229
Once or twice a month 57% 27% 7% 1% 6% 3% 734
Several times a year 56% 26% 9% < 1% 8% 1% 367
Seldom/never 58% 21% 7% 1% 11% 2% 3,339
Don't know 78% 9% 2% 4% 4% 3% 176

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 74% 16% 5% 5% 1% 4,229
Once or twice a month 51% 28% 11% 8% 1% 734
Several times a year 45% 37% 9% 9% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 43% 31% 13% 13% < 1% 3,339
Don't know 70% 13% 5% 6% 6% 176

Attendance at religious services among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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% 27% 22% 1% 4,229
Once or twice a month 29% 42% 29% < 1% 734
Several times a year 25% 46% 29% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 20% 36% 43% 1% 3,339
Don't know 46% 27% 21% 6% 176

Frequency of prayer among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 12% 2% 7% 1% 4,229
Once or twice a month 48% 22% 11% 19% < 1% 734
Several times a year 45% 20% 10% 23% 2% 367
Seldom/never 44% 17% 7% 31% < 1% 3,339
Don't know 70% 8% 2% 8% 11% 176

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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% 12% 7% 39% 1% 4,229
Once or twice a month 18% 17% 11% 53% < 1% 734
Several times a year 11% 9% 22% 57% < 1% 367
Seldom/never 13% 8% 7% 71% < 1% 3,339
Don't know 29% 15% 6% 41% 10% 176

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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 78% 9% 5% 7% 1% 4,229
Once or twice a month 54% 24% 10% 11% 1% 734
Several times a year 35% 19% 28% 17% 1% 367
Seldom/never 43% 17% 10% 29% 1% 3,339
Don't know 58% 9% 9% 10% 13% 176

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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 61% 11% 8% 17% 2% 4,229
Once or twice a month 45% 20% 15% 19% 1% 734
Several times a year 44% 11% 24% 21% 1% 367
Seldom/never 35% 15% 12% 37% 1% 3,339
Don't know 45% 9% 10% 23% 13% 176

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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% 10% 37% 6% 2% 4,229
Once or twice a month 29% 12% 46% 12% 1% 734
Several times a year 27% 10% 50% 10% 3% 367
Seldom/never 26% 10% 53% 10% 2% 3,339
Don't know 45% 2% 34% 10% 8% 176

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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% 64% 2% 2% 4,229
Once or twice a month 22% 76% 1% 1% 734
Several times a year 21% 76% 1% 2% 367
Seldom/never 26% 72% 1% 1% 3,339
Don't know 33% 61% 2% 4% 176

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 10% 5% 25% 1% 4,229
Once or twice a month 30% 19% 12% 39% < 1% 734
Several times a year 17% 12% 27% 44% 1% 367
Seldom/never 23% 11% 8% 58% < 1% 3,339
Don't know 44% 11% 7% 29% 10% 176

Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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 49% 21% 3% 20% 7% 4,229
Once or twice a month 37% 21% 2% 32% 8% 734
Several times a year 35% 26% 1% 30% 8% 367
Seldom/never 31% 26% 2% 34% 7% 3,339
Don't know 48% 16% 7% 18% 11% 176

Belief in Heaven among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 13% 6% 4,229
Once or twice a month 76% 17% 7% 734
Several times a year 74% 19% 7% 367
Seldom/never 75% 19% 6% 3,339
Don't know 68% 15% 17% 176

Belief in Hell among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 26% 8% 4,229
Once or twice a month 62% 32% 7% 734
Several times a year 58% 31% 10% 367
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 3,339
Don't know 56% 25% 19% 176

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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 27% 23% 50% 4,229
Once or twice a month 26% 22% 52% 734
Several times a year 21% 18% 61% 367
Seldom/never 28% 24% 49% 3,339
Don't know 27% 36% 37% 176

Political ideology among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 29% 26% 8% 4,229
Once or twice a month 30% 34% 30% 6% 734
Several times a year 25% 36% 31% 7% 367
Seldom/never 30% 35% 27% 9% 3,339
Don't know 38% 21% 19% 21% 176

Views about size of government among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 55% 3% 4% 4,229
Once or twice a month 35% 59% 3% 3% 734
Several times a year 36% 54% 4% 5% 367
Seldom/never 38% 56% 2% 4% 3,339
Don't know 43% 47% 2% 9% 176

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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% 58% 5% 3% 4,229
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 3% 2% 734
Several times a year 36% 58% 5% 2% 367
Seldom/never 35% 59% 4% 2% 3,339
Don't know 41% 48% 4% 7% 176

Views about abortion among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 52% 5% 4,229
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 5% 734
Several times a year 55% 42% 3% 367
Seldom/never 53% 43% 4% 3,339
Don't know 37% 54% 10% 176

Views about homosexuality among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 40% 4% 4% 4,229
Once or twice a month 66% 27% 4% 3% 734
Several times a year 62% 32% 4% 2% 367
Seldom/never 68% 26% 3% 3% 3,339
Don't know 39% 41% 8% 11% 176

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,229. 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% 50% 9% 4,229
Once or twice a month 56% 36% 8% 734
Several times a year 52% 43% 5% 367
Seldom/never 60% 33% 7% 3,339
Don't know 24% 50% 26% 176

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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% 54% 3% 5% 4,229
Once or twice a month 37% 58% 2% 3% 734
Several times a year 38% 57% 2% 3% 367
Seldom/never 40% 55% 2% 3% 3,339
Don't know 42% 43% 4% 11% 176

Views about human evolution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by frequency of meditation

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 4,229. 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% 25% 3% 42% 6% 4,229
Once or twice a month 34% 24% 6% 34% 2% 734
Several times a year 34% 23% 4% 32% 7% 367
Seldom/never 34% 25% 4% 34% 4% 3,339
Don't know 16% 13% 8% 41% 22% 176