Frequency of meditation among married adults

% of married adults 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 = 17,827. 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 41% 8% 4% 45% 2% 17,827
2007 39% 7% 4% 47% 2% 20,430

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Frequency of meditation among married adults by religious group

% of married adults 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 = 103. 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 51% 8% 10% 30% 1% 103
Catholic 41% 9% 5% 44% 1% 3,810
Evangelical Protestant 49% 6% 3% 40% 2% 4,853
Hindu 34% 8% 7% 52% < 1% 131
Historically Black Protestant 61% 9% 4% 24% 2% 626
Jehovah's Witness 80% 4% 2% 10% 4% 124
Jewish 28% 8% 5% 57% 2% 498
Mainline Protestant 36% 9% 5% 49% 2% 3,444
Mormon 60% 10% 2% 26% 2% 454
Muslim 33% 10% 8% 41% 9% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 9% 5% 60% 1% 3,150

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,360. 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% 35% 34% 25% 7,360
Once or twice a month 7% 42% 32% 19% 1,392
Several times a year 5% 42% 30% 22% 764
Seldom/never 9% 44% 32% 15% 7,668
Don't know 2% 34% 31% 33% 266

Generational cohort among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,360. 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 2% 9% 30% 41% 16% 1% 7,360
Once or twice a month 2% 13% 34% 37% 12% 1% 1,392
Several times a year 1% 9% 37% 37% 14% 1% 764
Seldom/never 3% 13% 37% 38% 9% < 1% 7,668
Don't know 1% 6% 29% 42% 21% 1% 266

Gender composition among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. 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% 54% 7,534
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,413
Several times a year 55% 45% 778
Seldom/never 51% 49% 7,808
Don't know 57% 43% 294

Racial and ethnic composition among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,416. 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% 10% 3% 17% 4% 7,416
Once or twice a month 71% 8% 4% 14% 3% 1,399
Several times a year 72% 8% 6% 12% 2% 768
Seldom/never 82% 4% 4% 8% 3% 7,709
Don't know 64% 7% 7% 20% 2% 280

Immigrant status among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,460. 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% 7% 74% 7,460
Once or twice a month 18% 8% 75% 1,399
Several times a year 19% 7% 75% 769
Seldom/never 11% 8% 81% 7,741
Don't know 30% 6% 64% 282

Income distribution among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 6,491. 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 24% 20% 32% 24% 6,491
Once or twice a month 20% 17% 32% 30% 1,272
Several times a year 17% 16% 35% 32% 682
Seldom/never 15% 18% 36% 30% 6,857
Don't know 32% 16% 34% 18% 182

Educational distribution among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,488. 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% 30% 19% 14% 7,488
Once or twice a month 30% 30% 24% 17% 1,410
Several times a year 29% 27% 25% 19% 775
Seldom/never 36% 29% 21% 14% 7,771
Don't know 44% 27% 16% 12% 287

Parent of children under 18 among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,497. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 64% 7,497
Once or twice a month 40% 60% 1,409
Several times a year 43% 57% 776
Seldom/never 44% 56% 7,771
Don't know 32% 68% 284

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 14% 3% 1% 3% 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 58% 26% 5% < 1% 9% 2% 1,413
Several times a year 58% 24% 6% 1% 9% 3% 778
Seldom/never 58% 22% 6% 1% 11% 3% 7,808
Don't know 72% 17% 1% 2% 3% 6% 294

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

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 75% 15% 5% 5% 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 53% 26% 12% 9% 1% 1,413
Several times a year 46% 32% 11% 10% < 1% 778
Seldom/never 45% 29% 13% 12% < 1% 7,808
Don't know 77% 11% 4% 3% 5% 294

Attendance at religious services among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 25% 16% < 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 37% 39% 24% < 1% 1,413
Several times a year 32% 42% 26% 1% 778
Seldom/never 29% 36% 35% < 1% 7,808
Don't know 57% 27% 10% 7% 294

Frequency of prayer among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. 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% 11% 2% 7% 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 52% 19% 9% 19% < 1% 1,413
Several times a year 44% 23% 10% 22% 1% 778
Seldom/never 44% 18% 7% 30% 1% 7,808
Don't know 72% 8% 4% 6% 10% 294

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

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 11% 8% 37% < 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 21% 14% 11% 55% < 1% 1,413
Several times a year 12% 10% 15% 62% < 1% 778
Seldom/never 16% 7% 7% 69% < 1% 7,808
Don't know 43% 8% 11% 30% 9% 294

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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 81% 10% 4% 5% 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 57% 23% 11% 8% 1% 1,413
Several times a year 46% 20% 24% 10% 1% 778
Seldom/never 47% 16% 13% 23% 1% 7,808
Don't know 67% 6% 4% 8% 15% 294

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 9% 16% 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 44% 22% 15% 18% 1% 1,413
Several times a year 35% 20% 26% 18% 1% 778
Seldom/never 31% 17% 17% 35% 1% 7,808
Don't know 40% 11% 10% 20% 20% 294

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 9% 33% 6% 3% 7,534
Once or twice a month 31% 13% 44% 10% 2% 1,413
Several times a year 29% 12% 47% 10% 2% 778
Seldom/never 29% 8% 51% 10% 2% 7,808
Don't know 57% 4% 23% 8% 9% 294

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

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 53% 1% 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 35% 63% 1% < 1% 1,413
Several times a year 35% 63% 1% 1% 778
Seldom/never 37% 61% 1% < 1% 7,808
Don't know 49% 44% 2% 5% 294

Frequency of reading scripture among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 9% 6% 25% 1% 7,534
Once or twice a month 28% 16% 13% 43% < 1% 1,413
Several times a year 19% 9% 23% 48% 1% 778
Seldom/never 23% 9% 8% 59% < 1% 7,808
Don't know 49% 8% 7% 20% 15% 294

Interpreting scripture among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 27% 4% 22% 6% 7,534
Once or twice a month 25% 30% 2% 36% 7% 1,413
Several times a year 22% 30% 3% 39% 7% 778
Seldom/never 25% 29% 2% 36% 7% 7,808
Don't know 43% 18% 10% 16% 12% 294

Belief in Heaven among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. 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% 15% 7% 7,534
Once or twice a month 70% 24% 6% 1,413
Several times a year 67% 26% 7% 778
Seldom/never 70% 22% 8% 7,808
Don't know 68% 15% 17% 294

Belief in Hell among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. 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% 7,534
Once or twice a month 53% 39% 8% 1,413
Several times a year 49% 40% 11% 778
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 7,808
Don't know 58% 25% 17% 294

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. 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% 17% 38% 7,534
Once or twice a month 40% 15% 45% 1,413
Several times a year 39% 16% 45% 778
Seldom/never 46% 16% 38% 7,808
Don't know 42% 29% 29% 294

Political ideology among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 29% 19% 5% 7,534
Once or twice a month 34% 37% 25% 4% 1,413
Several times a year 32% 39% 25% 4% 778
Seldom/never 41% 34% 20% 5% 7,808
Don't know 44% 20% 20% 16% 294

Views about size of government among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. 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% 7,534
Once or twice a month 54% 40% 3% 3% 1,413
Several times a year 58% 35% 4% 3% 778
Seldom/never 62% 32% 3% 3% 7,808
Don't know 59% 29% 3% 9% 294

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

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 45% 4% 2% 7,534
Once or twice a month 45% 52% 3% 1% 1,413
Several times a year 48% 46% 5% 2% 778
Seldom/never 53% 42% 3% 2% 7,808
Don't know 58% 29% 4% 9% 294

Views about abortion among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 54% 5% 7,534
Once or twice a month 58% 39% 3% 1,413
Several times a year 58% 39% 3% 778
Seldom/never 56% 41% 3% 7,808
Don't know 32% 57% 12% 294

Views about homosexuality among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. 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% 44% 4% 4% 7,534
Once or twice a month 67% 27% 4% 3% 1,413
Several times a year 64% 29% 4% 3% 778
Seldom/never 63% 30% 4% 3% 7,808
Don't know 32% 51% 8% 9% 294

Views about same-sex marriage among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 53% 8% 7,534
Once or twice a month 58% 36% 7% 1,413
Several times a year 53% 41% 5% 778
Seldom/never 54% 39% 7% 7,808
Don't know 24% 55% 21% 294

Views about environmental regulation among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 3% 3% 7,534
Once or twice a month 36% 59% 2% 2% 1,413
Several times a year 38% 57% 3% 2% 778
Seldom/never 41% 55% 2% 2% 7,808
Don't know 53% 32% 3% 12% 294

Views about human evolution among married adults by frequency of meditation

% of married adults 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 = 7,534. 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% 26% 4% 45% 5% 7,534
Once or twice a month 36% 29% 5% 28% 3% 1,413
Several times a year 39% 24% 4% 29% 4% 778
Seldom/never 36% 24% 4% 32% 4% 7,808
Don't know 12% 14% 7% 48% 19% 294