Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,212. 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 30% 10% 5% 54% 1% 3,212
2007 30% 9% 4% 55% 2% 1,845

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

Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 36% 11% 6% 46% 1% 626
Evangelical Protestant 39% 9% 3% 48% < 1% 255
Jewish 26% 9% 6% 56% 3% 124
Mainline Protestant 33% 13% 5% 48% 1% 424
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 9% 6% 64% 1% 1,392

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 957. 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% 38% 25% 18% 957
Once or twice a month 28% 42% 20% 10% 292
Several times a year 31% 38% 20% 12% 182
Seldom/never 35% 36% 19% 10% 1,685

Generational cohort among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 957. 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 11% 13% 33% 29% 12% 1% 957
Once or twice a month 20% 19% 31% 23% 6% 1% 292
Several times a year 23% 16% 30% 24% 7% < 1% 182
Seldom/never 23% 20% 28% 22% 6% 1% 1,685

Gender composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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 51% 49% 974
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 294
Several times a year 55% 45% 185
Seldom/never 60% 40% 1,712

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 960. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 9% 5% 31% 4% 960
Once or twice a month 58% 8% 6% 26% 3% 291
Several times a year 60% 7% 11% 19% 2% 182
Seldom/never 67% 6% 8% 16% 4% 1,692

Immigrant status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 959. 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% 10% 56% 959
Once or twice a month 27% 13% 60% 290
Several times a year 30% 8% 62% 185
Seldom/never 19% 15% 65% 1,686

Income distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 859. 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% 20% 24% 19% 859
Once or twice a month 37% 14% 25% 24% 276
Several times a year 28% 18% 26% 28% 166
Seldom/never 28% 19% 26% 27% 1,528

Educational distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 966. 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% 27% 20% 17% 966
Once or twice a month 36% 23% 21% 19% 294
Several times a year 32% 20% 31% 17% 183
Seldom/never 33% 27% 22% 18% 1,700

Marital status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 966. 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% 10% 15% 5% 26% 966
Once or twice a month 43% 9% 12% 4% 32% 294
Several times a year 42% 8% 8% 1% 41% 184
Seldom/never 44% 9% 9% 2% 36% 1,703

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 968. 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 29% 71% 968
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 294
Several times a year 23% 77% 185
Seldom/never 29% 71% 1,708

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 30% 6% 1% 13% 2% 974
Once or twice a month 34% 33% 10% < 1% 19% 3% 294
Several times a year 25% 26% 15% < 1% 30% 4% 185
Seldom/never 26% 22% 11% < 1% 37% 4% 1,712

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 25% 12% 19% 1% 974
Once or twice a month 34% 28% 15% 23% < 1% 294
Several times a year 16% 34% 25% 25% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 16% 28% 21% 35% < 1% 1,712

Attendance at religious services among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 35% 37% 1% 974
Once or twice a month 19% 40% 40% < 1% 294
Several times a year 13% 41% 46% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 8% 33% 59% < 1% 1,712

Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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 51% 17% 6% 25% 1% 974
Once or twice a month 29% 23% 11% 37% < 1% 294
Several times a year 23% 11% 17% 48% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 17% 14% 6% 63% < 1% 1,712

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 10% 8% 60% < 1% 974
Once or twice a month 11% 14% 9% 66% < 1% 294
Several times a year 3% 5% 13% 79% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 4% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 1,712

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 13% 8% 11% 1% 974
Once or twice a month 45% 27% 16% 11% 1% 294
Several times a year 34% 22% 26% 17% 1% 185
Seldom/never 31% 16% 13% 38% 2% 1,712

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 14% 12% 13% 1% 974
Once or twice a month 52% 19% 15% 13% < 1% 294
Several times a year 48% 16% 23% 12% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 38% 17% 14% 29% 1% 1,712

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 74% 1% 3% 974
Once or twice a month 21% 79% 1% < 1% 294
Several times a year 15% 82% 2% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 21% 78% 1% < 1% 1,712

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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 29% 11% 10% 49% 1% 974
Once or twice a month 13% 13% 11% 63% < 1% 294
Several times a year 4% 4% 20% 73% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 6% 6% 7% 81% < 1% 1,712

Interpreting scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 16% 1% 50% 7% 974
Once or twice a month 16% 21% < 1% 60% 2% 294
Several times a year 10% 13% 2% 71% 4% 185
Seldom/never 10% 17% 1% 66% 6% 1,712

Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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 56% 36% 7% 974
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 5% 294
Several times a year 43% 52% 5% 185
Seldom/never 45% 49% 6% 1,712

Belief in Hell among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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% 7% 974
Once or twice a month 40% 55% 5% 294
Several times a year 27% 66% 7% 185
Seldom/never 34% 60% 6% 1,712

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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% 18% 57% 974
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 61% 294
Several times a year 16% 17% 67% 185
Seldom/never 24% 17% 59% 1,712

Political ideology among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 974. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 29% 38% 4% 974
Once or twice a month 19% 37% 41% 3% 294
Several times a year 17% 39% 41% 2% 185
Seldom/never 19% 36% 41% 4% 1,712

Views about size of government among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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% 55% 3% 3% 974
Once or twice a month 34% 63% 2% 1% 294
Several times a year 38% 57% 3% 2% 185
Seldom/never 41% 54% 2% 3% 1,712

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 62% 3% 2% 974
Once or twice a month 31% 66% 1% 2% 294
Several times a year 32% 63% 3% 1% 185
Seldom/never 35% 61% 3% 1% 1,712

Views about abortion among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 31% 4% 974
Once or twice a month 75% 24% 1% 294
Several times a year 78% 19% 3% 185
Seldom/never 73% 24% 3% 1,712

Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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% 19% 2% 3% 974
Once or twice a month 77% 16% 1% 5% 294
Several times a year 85% 11% 4% < 1% 185
Seldom/never 85% 13% 2% 1% 1,712

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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 68% 25% 6% 974
Once or twice a month 75% 21% 5% 294
Several times a year 73% 22% 5% 185
Seldom/never 79% 17% 4% 1,712

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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 29% 67% 2% 3% 974
Once or twice a month 29% 68% 2% 2% 294
Several times a year 17% 80% 2% 1% 185
Seldom/never 25% 72% 1% 2% 1,712

Views about human evolution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 974. 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% 21% 5% 22% 2% 974
Once or twice a month 61% 18% 4% 15% 3% 294
Several times a year 68% 14% 2% 16% 1% 185
Seldom/never 69% 14% 2% 13% 2% 1,712