Frequency of meditation among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 = 14,313. 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 47% 7% 3% 41% 2% 14,313
2007 45% 7% 4% 42% 3% 14,714

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Frequency of meditation among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by religious group

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases 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 45% 8% 5% 40% 2% 3,387
Evangelical Protestant 51% 5% 3% 38% 2% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 61% 6% 3% 27% 3% 774
Jehovah's Witness 80% 3% 2% 11% 4% 185
Mainline Protestant 38% 9% 4% 47% 2% 1,975
Mormon 64% 9% 2% 23% 1% 474
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 29% 8% 3% 59% 2% 1,453

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,899. 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 16% 31% 28% 25% 6,899
Once or twice a month 25% 35% 24% 15% 969
Several times a year 26% 30% 28% 16% 466
Seldom/never 28% 37% 24% 12% 5,407
Don't know 13% 32% 22% 34% 287

Generational cohort among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,899. 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% 11% 26% 34% 18% 2% 6,899
Once or twice a month 17% 16% 28% 28% 10% 1% 969
Several times a year 16% 15% 25% 31% 12% 1% 466
Seldom/never 18% 17% 29% 28% 7% 1% 5,407
Don't know 8% 10% 26% 30% 22% 4% 287

Gender composition among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 55% 7,050
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 977
Several times a year 62% 38% 474
Seldom/never 51% 49% 5,498
Don't know 48% 52% 314

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,939. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 14% 3% 20% 3% 6,939
Once or twice a month 59% 11% 4% 23% 3% 972
Several times a year 60% 9% 5% 23% 2% 470
Seldom/never 72% 9% 3% 13% 3% 5,429
Don't know 60% 13% 3% 22% 1% 298

Immigrant status among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,960. 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 20% 8% 73% 6,960
Once or twice a month 21% 8% 72% 965
Several times a year 26% 8% 65% 466
Seldom/never 11% 8% 80% 5,419
Don't know 27% 8% 65% 302

Income distribution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,014. 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% 22% 24% 12% 6,014
Once or twice a month 40% 19% 24% 17% 876
Several times a year 40% 17% 27% 16% 414
Seldom/never 34% 21% 28% 17% 4,794
Don't know 54% 15% 25% 6% 197

Educational distribution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,004. 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% 31% 14% 9% 7,004
Once or twice a month 47% 31% 14% 7% 974
Several times a year 47% 27% 19% 7% 473
Seldom/never 48% 31% 14% 7% 5,470
Don't know 56% 22% 14% 8% 308

Marital status among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,019. 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% 5% 13% 10% 18% 7,019
Once or twice a month 49% 6% 13% 5% 26% 976
Several times a year 54% 6% 10% 5% 25% 472
Seldom/never 51% 7% 11% 4% 27% 5,478
Don't know 51% 5% 11% 14% 19% 304

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,027. 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% 7,027
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 973
Several times a year 32% 68% 474
Seldom/never 36% 64% 5,471
Don't know 26% 74% 307

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say they…

Frequency of meditation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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 86% 10% 1% 1% 1% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 3% 1% 2% 1% 977
Several times a year 69% 26% 2% 1% 2% 1% 474
Seldom/never 73% 18% 4% 1% 4% 1% 5,498
Don't know 82% 12% 1% 1% 2% 2% 314

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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 85% 10% 2% 3% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 68% 21% 7% 3% < 1% 977
Several times a year 64% 29% 5% 3% < 1% 474
Seldom/never 60% 26% 7% 5% < 1% 5,498
Don't know 81% 9% 4% 3% 3% 314

Attendance at religious services among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 21% 11% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 46% 39% 15% < 1% 977
Several times a year 44% 41% 16% < 1% 474
Seldom/never 39% 35% 26% < 1% 5,498
Don't know 60% 25% 11% 5% 314

Frequency of prayer among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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 85% 9% 2% 3% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 62% 21% 7% 10% < 1% 977
Several times a year 55% 24% 9% 11% 1% 474
Seldom/never 56% 19% 6% 18% < 1% 5,498
Don't know 77% 6% 3% 7% 8% 314

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 12% 8% 27% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 29% 21% 11% 38% < 1% 977
Several times a year 20% 13% 20% 48% < 1% 474
Seldom/never 23% 10% 9% 58% < 1% 5,498
Don't know 43% 10% 8% 32% 8% 314

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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 84% 8% 3% 4% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 62% 21% 8% 8% 1% 977
Several times a year 50% 16% 26% 7% 1% 474
Seldom/never 53% 16% 10% 19% 1% 5,498
Don't know 64% 7% 4% 8% 15% 314

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 60% 14% 8% 16% 2% 7,050
Once or twice a month 41% 23% 15% 20% 1% 977
Several times a year 34% 17% 25% 22% 2% 474
Seldom/never 34% 16% 14% 34% 1% 5,498
Don't know 43% 10% 7% 22% 17% 314

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 6% 25% 4% 2% 7,050
Once or twice a month 49% 8% 34% 7% 1% 977
Several times a year 44% 8% 39% 6% 2% 474
Seldom/never 41% 7% 43% 7% 2% 5,498
Don't know 61% 5% 20% 5% 9% 314

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say…

Frequency of meditation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 48% 2% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 41% 58% 1% 1% 977
Several times a year 37% 60% 1% 2% 474
Seldom/never 41% 57% 1% 1% 5,498
Don't know 48% 48% 3% 2% 314

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 9% 4% 15% 1% 7,050
Once or twice a month 42% 20% 10% 27% < 1% 977
Several times a year 30% 15% 26% 28% 1% 474
Seldom/never 34% 12% 8% 45% 1% 5,498
Don't know 59% 7% 6% 18% 11% 314

Interpreting scripture among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 28% 4% 10% 5% 7,050
Once or twice a month 42% 31% 2% 18% 6% 977
Several times a year 41% 34% 3% 15% 7% 474
Seldom/never 38% 34% 3% 19% 5% 5,498
Don't know 54% 18% 9% 9% 10% 314

Belief in Heaven among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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 85% 8% 7% 7,050
Once or twice a month 83% 11% 5% 977
Several times a year 83% 13% 5% 474
Seldom/never 83% 11% 6% 5,498
Don't know 73% 12% 15% 314

Belief in Hell among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 75% 18% 7% 7,050
Once or twice a month 72% 20% 7% 977
Several times a year 70% 21% 9% 474
Seldom/never 72% 21% 7% 5,498
Don't know 65% 17% 18% 314

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 20% 30% 7,050
Once or twice a month 50% 16% 33% 977
Several times a year 44% 19% 37% 474
Seldom/never 54% 18% 28% 5,498
Don't know 43% 32% 25% 314

Political ideology among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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 55% 25% 13% 7% 7,050
Once or twice a month 49% 32% 14% 5% 977
Several times a year 44% 32% 19% 5% 474
Seldom/never 50% 29% 14% 7% 5,498
Don't know 49% 19% 11% 21% 314

Views about size of government among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 36% 2% 4% 7,050
Once or twice a month 52% 43% 3% 1% 977
Several times a year 57% 39% 3% 2% 474
Seldom/never 61% 35% 2% 2% 5,498
Don't know 54% 32% 3% 11% 314

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 40% 5% 2% 7,050
Once or twice a month 52% 44% 3% 1% 977
Several times a year 59% 37% 3% 1% 474
Seldom/never 57% 38% 3% 2% 5,498
Don't know 57% 29% 4% 10% 314

Views about homosexuality among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 58% 5% 4% 7,050
Once or twice a month 50% 43% 4% 3% 977
Several times a year 44% 46% 6% 3% 474
Seldom/never 50% 42% 5% 3% 5,498
Don't know 22% 60% 9% 8% 314

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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% 69% 7% 7,050
Once or twice a month 37% 55% 8% 977
Several times a year 32% 62% 6% 474
Seldom/never 40% 54% 7% 5,498
Don't know 13% 69% 18% 314

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say…

Frequency of meditation Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 45% 3% 4% 7,050
Once or twice a month 46% 50% 2% 2% 977
Several times a year 47% 47% 2% 4% 474
Seldom/never 50% 45% 2% 3% 5,498
Don't know 55% 29% 5% 11% 314

Views about human evolution among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases who say humans…

Frequency of meditation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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 12% 24% 3% 55% 6% 7,050
Once or twice a month 20% 30% 4% 44% 3% 977
Several times a year 25% 26% 2% 40% 6% 474
Seldom/never 22% 26% 3% 45% 4% 5,498
Don't know 7% 13% 7% 51% 22% 314