Frequency of meditation among democrats and Democratic leaners

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 15,682. 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 40% 10% 5% 44% 1% 15,682
2007 40% 8% 5% 46% 2% 16,420

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Frequency of meditation among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 184. 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 72% 6% 7% 13% 1% 184
Catholic 41% 10% 5% 43% 1% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 48% 7% 4% 39% 2% 2,307
Hindu 34% 10% 6% 50% < 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 54% 8% 4% 31% 2% 1,557
Jewish 26% 9% 6% 58% 1% 575
Mainline Protestant 38% 12% 5% 44% 1% 2,511
Mormon 50% 13% 3% 34% < 1% 110
Muslim 37% 7% 6% 43% 7% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 10% 6% 56% 1% 4,348

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,421. 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% 32% 30% 23% 6,421
Once or twice a month 27% 36% 23% 14% 1,448
Several times a year 27% 35% 23% 15% 810
Seldom/never 30% 33% 24% 13% 6,598
Don't know 12% 31% 21% 36% 181

Generational cohort among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,421. 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 9% 12% 27% 35% 15% 2% 6,421
Once or twice a month 18% 17% 28% 27% 9% 1% 1,448
Several times a year 17% 18% 28% 27% 10% 1% 810
Seldom/never 19% 17% 26% 29% 8% 1% 6,598
Don't know 7% 9% 27% 29% 22% 7% 181

Gender composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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% 59% 6,534
Once or twice a month 44% 56% 1,467
Several times a year 49% 51% 814
Seldom/never 47% 53% 6,679
Don't know 48% 52% 188

Racial and ethnic composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,445. 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% 26% 3% 20% 4% 6,445
Once or twice a month 55% 18% 4% 17% 5% 1,458
Several times a year 58% 15% 6% 17% 4% 808
Seldom/never 64% 15% 5% 12% 4% 6,627
Don't know 44% 24% 10% 17% 4% 185

Immigrant status among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,458. 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% 11% 70% 6,458
Once or twice a month 17% 12% 71% 1,448
Several times a year 19% 12% 68% 805
Seldom/never 12% 13% 75% 6,609
Don't know 31% 9% 60% 180

Income distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 5,860. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 20% 22% 14% 5,860
Once or twice a month 35% 19% 26% 20% 1,339
Several times a year 34% 20% 25% 21% 744
Seldom/never 33% 20% 26% 20% 6,041
Don't know 51% 19% 17% 14% 138

Educational distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,507. 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% 16% 13% 6,507
Once or twice a month 35% 32% 19% 15% 1,465
Several times a year 34% 29% 22% 15% 813
Seldom/never 38% 31% 18% 13% 6,660
Don't know 56% 21% 14% 9% 183

Marital status among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,506. 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% 8% 17% 10% 23% 6,506
Once or twice a month 40% 9% 14% 5% 33% 1,463
Several times a year 40% 11% 13% 4% 32% 811
Seldom/never 42% 9% 11% 5% 33% 6,668
Don't know 42% 1% 12% 20% 26% 180

Parent of children under 18 among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,514. 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% 73% 6,514
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 1,464
Several times a year 25% 75% 813
Seldom/never 28% 72% 6,665
Don't know 19% 81% 185

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 69% 18% 4% 1% 7% 2% 6,534
Once or twice a month 48% 27% 9% < 1% 13% 3% 1,467
Several times a year 45% 25% 11% < 1% 16% 4% 814
Seldom/never 45% 23% 9% 1% 20% 3% 6,679
Don't know 65% 16% 4% 4% 6% 5% 188

Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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% 19% 8% 9% 1% 6,534
Once or twice a month 42% 29% 15% 14% < 1% 1,467
Several times a year 33% 34% 16% 16% < 1% 814
Seldom/never 34% 29% 17% 20% < 1% 6,679
Don't know 69% 12% 7% 6% 5% 188

Attendance at religious services among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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% 31% 25% < 1% 6,534
Once or twice a month 27% 41% 32% < 1% 1,467
Several times a year 19% 44% 36% < 1% 814
Seldom/never 18% 37% 44% < 1% 6,679
Don't know 37% 29% 29% 5% 188

Frequency of prayer among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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 71% 13% 3% 12% 1% 6,534
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 11% 28% < 1% 1,467
Several times a year 33% 18% 11% 37% < 1% 814
Seldom/never 34% 17% 7% 42% 1% 6,679
Don't know 62% 11% 4% 12% 11% 188

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 34% 11% 8% 47% 1% 6,534
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 9% 61% < 1% 1,467
Several times a year 7% 7% 15% 70% < 1% 814
Seldom/never 9% 6% 6% 78% < 1% 6,679
Don't know 34% 9% 6% 42% 8% 188

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 76% 11% 5% 7% 1% 6,534
Once or twice a month 52% 26% 11% 10% 1% 1,467
Several times a year 37% 22% 26% 15% 1% 814
Seldom/never 40% 17% 13% 28% 1% 6,679
Don't know 61% 6% 8% 10% 15% 188

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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% 6,534
Once or twice a month 49% 21% 15% 15% 1% 1,467
Several times a year 43% 17% 22% 17% 1% 814
Seldom/never 34% 18% 15% 32% 1% 6,679
Don't know 43% 6% 13% 19% 19% 188

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 34% 14% 41% 9% 3% 6,534
Once or twice a month 21% 18% 46% 13% 2% 1,467
Several times a year 18% 16% 51% 14% 1% 814
Seldom/never 18% 12% 54% 14% 2% 6,679
Don't know 43% 7% 31% 12% 7% 188

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 25% 72% 1% 1% 6,534
Once or twice a month 19% 80% 1% 1% 1,467
Several times a year 19% 79% 1% 1% 814
Seldom/never 21% 77% 1% 1% 6,679
Don't know 23% 70% 1% 6% 188

Frequency of reading scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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% 11% 7% 33% 1% 6,534
Once or twice a month 22% 17% 11% 50% < 1% 1,467
Several times a year 12% 10% 23% 55% < 1% 814
Seldom/never 15% 9% 8% 68% < 1% 6,679
Don't know 39% 11% 8% 26% 16% 188

Interpreting scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 36% 23% 2% 32% 6% 6,534
Once or twice a month 21% 22% 1% 49% 7% 1,467
Several times a year 19% 23% 1% 52% 6% 814
Seldom/never 19% 24% 1% 50% 7% 6,679
Don't know 42% 10% 6% 25% 16% 188

Belief in Heaven among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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 73% 21% 6% 6,534
Once or twice a month 63% 30% 7% 1,467
Several times a year 59% 34% 7% 814
Seldom/never 61% 32% 6% 6,679
Don't know 70% 16% 15% 188

Belief in Hell among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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% 8% 6,534
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 7% 1,467
Several times a year 42% 50% 8% 814
Seldom/never 47% 46% 7% 6,679
Don't know 58% 24% 18% 188

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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 23% 37% 37% 4% 6,534
Once or twice a month 18% 37% 43% 3% 1,467
Several times a year 12% 38% 48% 2% 814
Seldom/never 17% 37% 42% 4% 6,679
Don't know 23% 28% 36% 14% 188

Views about size of government among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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 30% 61% 5% 4% 6,534
Once or twice a month 31% 62% 3% 4% 1,467
Several times a year 33% 60% 4% 4% 814
Seldom/never 33% 60% 3% 4% 6,679
Don't know 30% 53% 6% 12% 188

Views about government aid to the poor among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 24% 70% 4% 2% 6,534
Once or twice a month 21% 76% 2% 1% 1,467
Several times a year 24% 70% 4% 1% 814
Seldom/never 27% 69% 3% 1% 6,679
Don't know 36% 58% 3% 3% 188

Views about abortion among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 62% 34% 5% 6,534
Once or twice a month 73% 24% 3% 1,467
Several times a year 75% 23% 2% 814
Seldom/never 72% 25% 3% 6,679
Don't know 50% 39% 11% 188

Views about homosexuality among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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 67% 27% 3% 3% 6,534
Once or twice a month 79% 16% 2% 2% 1,467
Several times a year 79% 17% 2% 2% 814
Seldom/never 80% 16% 2% 2% 6,679
Don't know 56% 32% 3% 9% 188

Views about same-sex marriage among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,534. 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 58% 35% 7% 6,534
Once or twice a month 74% 22% 4% 1,467
Several times a year 72% 25% 3% 814
Seldom/never 75% 20% 5% 6,679
Don't know 44% 34% 22% 188

Views about environmental regulation among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 24% 70% 2% 3% 6,534
Once or twice a month 21% 76% 1% 2% 1,467
Several times a year 20% 77% 2% 1% 814
Seldom/never 23% 74% 2% 2% 6,679
Don't know 27% 55% 3% 15% 188

Views about human evolution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of meditation

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,534. 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 33% 27% 4% 32% 4% 6,534
Once or twice a month 46% 26% 5% 21% 2% 1,467
Several times a year 51% 23% 3% 20% 3% 814
Seldom/never 50% 22% 3% 22% 2% 6,679
Don't know 22% 15% 10% 37% 16% 188