Frequency of meditation among parents

% of parents 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 = 8,366. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 39% 8% 4% 48% 1% 8,366
2007 34% 7% 4% 53% 2% 10,705

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Frequency of meditation among parents by religious group

% of parents 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 39% 10% 6% 44% 1% 1,761
Evangelical Protestant 44% 6% 3% 46% 1% 2,175
Historically Black Protestant 51% 8% 5% 35% 2% 487
Jewish 29% 8% 3% 56% 4% 184
Mainline Protestant 31% 8% 5% 56% < 1% 1,218
Mormon 59% 9% 1% 29% 1% 242
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 9% 3% 59% < 1% 1,744

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,155. 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 15% 67% 16% 3% 3,155
Once or twice a month 15% 72% 12% 1% 674
Several times a year 13% 70% 16% 2% 339
Seldom/never 19% 68% 12% 1% 3,988

Generational cohort among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,155. 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% 21% 56% 17% 2% < 1% 3,155
Once or twice a month 5% 25% 57% 13% 1% < 1% 674
Several times a year 5% 18% 60% 16% 2% < 1% 339
Seldom/never 7% 25% 55% 12% 1% < 1% 3,988

Gender composition among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 59% 3,204
Once or twice a month 40% 60% 681
Several times a year 49% 51% 344
Seldom/never 46% 54% 4,039

Racial and ethnic composition among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,166. 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% 16% 4% 26% 5% 3,166
Once or twice a month 55% 12% 3% 26% 4% 679
Several times a year 54% 13% 8% 23% 2% 341
Seldom/never 70% 10% 3% 14% 3% 4,000

Immigrant status among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,165. 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% 8% 66% 3,165
Once or twice a month 25% 8% 68% 674
Several times a year 26% 8% 66% 336
Seldom/never 14% 8% 77% 3,992

Income distribution among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 2,945. 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% 19% 25% 18% 2,945
Once or twice a month 34% 14% 27% 24% 642
Several times a year 26% 18% 31% 25% 310
Seldom/never 28% 18% 29% 25% 3,747

Educational distribution among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,196. 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% 33% 18% 12% 3,196
Once or twice a month 34% 30% 22% 14% 679
Several times a year 34% 27% 23% 16% 343
Seldom/never 37% 33% 19% 12% 4,020

Marital status among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,195. 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% 8% 15% 2% 12% 3,195
Once or twice a month 65% 12% 12% 2% 11% 681
Several times a year 74% 10% 9% 1% 6% 343
Seldom/never 68% 9% 10% 1% 12% 4,031

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 16% 3% 1% 4% 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 56% 28% 7% < 1% 8% 1% 681
Several times a year 58% 26% 6% 1% 7% 2% 344
Seldom/never 60% 22% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 4,039

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

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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 72% 17% 5% 6% 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 55% 24% 13% 8% < 1% 681
Several times a year 46% 37% 8% 9% < 1% 344
Seldom/never 46% 31% 12% 11% < 1% 4,039

Attendance at religious services among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 3,204. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 28% 18% < 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 34% 39% 26% < 1% 681
Several times a year 32% 47% 20% < 1% 344
Seldom/never 27% 41% 32% < 1% 4,039

Frequency of prayer among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 12% 2% 9% < 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 54% 18% 9% 18% < 1% 681
Several times a year 47% 22% 12% 19% < 1% 344
Seldom/never 46% 19% 7% 27% < 1% 4,039

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

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 13% 8% 37% 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 21% 18% 12% 49% < 1% 681
Several times a year 11% 14% 18% 56% < 1% 344
Seldom/never 16% 9% 9% 66% < 1% 4,039

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

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 4% 5% 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 56% 24% 11% 9% < 1% 681
Several times a year 43% 21% 26% 9% 1% 344
Seldom/never 47% 18% 12% 22% 1% 4,039

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

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 16% 9% 16% 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 41% 24% 16% 18% 1% 681
Several times a year 37% 17% 26% 19% 1% 344
Seldom/never 32% 17% 16% 34% 1% 4,039

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

% of parents 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 = 3,204. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 10% 35% 7% 2% 3,204
Once or twice a month 29% 11% 46% 12% 2% 681
Several times a year 28% 13% 47% 9% 3% 344
Seldom/never 28% 8% 52% 10% 2% 4,039

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

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 61% 1% 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 33% 66% 1% 1% 681
Several times a year 29% 69% 1% 1% 344
Seldom/never 35% 64% 1% < 1% 4,039

Frequency of reading scripture among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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 58% 10% 5% 26% < 1% 3,204
Once or twice a month 29% 17% 13% 40% < 1% 681
Several times a year 18% 10% 29% 42% 1% 344
Seldom/never 25% 11% 9% 55% < 1% 4,039

Interpreting scripture among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 26% 3% 24% 6% 3,204
Once or twice a month 29% 29% 2% 34% 6% 681
Several times a year 23% 31% 3% 35% 8% 344
Seldom/never 27% 31% 2% 34% 7% 4,039

Belief in Heaven among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 3,204
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 5% 681
Several times a year 72% 21% 7% 344
Seldom/never 74% 19% 7% 4,039

Belief in Hell among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 28% 7% 3,204
Once or twice a month 57% 37% 6% 681
Several times a year 53% 35% 12% 344
Seldom/never 62% 31% 7% 4,039

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 22% 43% 3,204
Once or twice a month 33% 19% 49% 681
Several times a year 31% 19% 50% 344
Seldom/never 41% 19% 39% 4,039

Political ideology among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 30% 24% 6% 3,204
Once or twice a month 32% 37% 26% 5% 681
Several times a year 25% 40% 30% 5% 344
Seldom/never 37% 35% 22% 7% 4,039

Views about size of government among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 47% 3% 4% 3,204
Once or twice a month 41% 55% 3% 2% 681
Several times a year 47% 43% 4% 5% 344
Seldom/never 54% 41% 2% 3% 4,039

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

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 51% 5% 2% 3,204
Once or twice a month 41% 56% 3% < 1% 681
Several times a year 44% 47% 6% 3% 344
Seldom/never 50% 46% 3% 1% 4,039

Views about abortion among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 52% 4% 3,204
Once or twice a month 57% 39% 4% 681
Several times a year 58% 40% 2% 344
Seldom/never 53% 45% 2% 4,039

Views about homosexuality among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 54% 37% 4% 4% 3,204
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 3% 681
Several times a year 65% 26% 5% 5% 344
Seldom/never 66% 27% 3% 3% 4,039

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

% of parents who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,204. 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% 46% 8% 3,204
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 8% 681
Several times a year 55% 39% 6% 344
Seldom/never 58% 35% 7% 4,039

Views about environmental regulation among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 56% 3% 3% 3,204
Once or twice a month 37% 60% 2% 1% 681
Several times a year 35% 59% 3% 4% 344
Seldom/never 38% 58% 2% 2% 4,039

Views about human evolution among parents by frequency of meditation

% of parents 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 = 3,204. 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% 29% 3% 42% 4% 3,204
Once or twice a month 39% 27% 2% 30% 2% 681
Several times a year 40% 23% 4% 28% 6% 344
Seldom/never 36% 25% 3% 32% 4% 4,039