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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 19,212. 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 35% 10% 5% 49% 1% 19,212
2007 34% 8% 5% 52% 1% 18,565

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 228. 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 71% 7% 6% 16% < 1% 228
Catholic 34% 10% 5% 50% 1% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 43% 9% 3% 44% 1% 2,735
Hindu 32% 9% 8% 51% < 1% 143
Historically Black Protestant 50% 10% 5% 34% 1% 1,010
Jewish 27% 9% 6% 56% 1% 734
Mainline Protestant 34% 10% 6% 49% 1% 3,816
Mormon 50% 11% 1% 37% 1% 171
Muslim 37% 10% 5% 44% 4% 131
Orthodox Christian 27% 5% 5% 62% < 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 10% 6% 59% 1% 5,823

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,903. 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 17% 33% 30% 20% 6,903
Once or twice a month 26% 36% 23% 15% 1,766
Several times a year 24% 37% 23% 16% 1,004
Seldom/never 27% 35% 25% 13% 8,985
Don't know 13% 28% 26% 33% 200

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

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

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,903. 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% 13% 28% 35% 13% 1% 6,903
Once or twice a month 16% 18% 28% 28% 9% 1% 1,766
Several times a year 16% 16% 30% 28% 10% 1% 1,004
Seldom/never 17% 17% 28% 30% 8% 1% 8,985
Don't know 9% 6% 26% 35% 20% 4% 200

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

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

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,040. 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% 56% 7,040
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 1,798
Several times a year 48% 52% 1,018
Seldom/never 51% 49% 9,139
Don't know 57% 43% 217

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

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

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,937. 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% 16% 3% 15% 5% 6,937
Once or twice a month 66% 11% 5% 14% 4% 1,772
Several times a year 69% 10% 6% 11% 4% 1,008
Seldom/never 73% 9% 5% 10% 3% 9,058
Don't know 62% 7% 10% 17% 4% 213

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

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

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,957. 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 15% 11% 74% 6,957
Once or twice a month 15% 12% 73% 1,774
Several times a year 13% 12% 74% 1,009
Seldom/never 11% 12% 77% 9,039
Don't know 27% 9% 64% 211

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 6,260. 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% 20% 26% 19% 6,260
Once or twice a month 31% 19% 28% 22% 1,620
Several times a year 27% 20% 27% 25% 909
Seldom/never 27% 20% 29% 23% 8,143
Don't know 48% 17% 18% 16% 152

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,007. 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% 33% 19% 14% 7,007
Once or twice a month 31% 34% 20% 15% 1,794
Several times a year 29% 29% 24% 17% 1,013
Seldom/never 37% 32% 19% 12% 9,096
Don't know 45% 29% 14% 12% 212

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

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

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,005. 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% 8% 17% 8% 22% 7,005
Once or twice a month 43% 10% 13% 5% 30% 1,793
Several times a year 43% 11% 12% 4% 29% 1,014
Seldom/never 46% 9% 11% 4% 30% 9,115
Don't know 45% 3% 14% 13% 25% 209

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

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

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,012. 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% 74% 7,012
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 1,796
Several times a year 25% 75% 1,016
Seldom/never 28% 72% 9,116
Don't know 14% 86% 214

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 20% 5% 1% 8% 2% 7,040
Once or twice a month 45% 29% 10% < 1% 13% 3% 1,798
Several times a year 42% 25% 12% < 1% 17% 4% 1,018
Seldom/never 41% 25% 9% < 1% 20% 4% 9,139
Don't know 59% 16% 5% 4% 8% 9% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 24% 10% 11% 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 34% 34% 17% 15% < 1% 1,798
Several times a year 26% 36% 20% 17% < 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 26% 33% 20% 21% < 1% 9,139
Don't know 63% 16% 8% 9% 5% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 34% 31% < 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 21% 42% 37% < 1% 1,798
Several times a year 14% 46% 40% < 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 14% 37% 49% < 1% 9,139
Don't know 33% 28% 30% 9% 217

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

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

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,040. 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% 15% 4% 16% 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 12% 32% < 1% 1,798
Several times a year 30% 19% 12% 39% 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 29% 17% 8% 46% 1% 9,139
Don't know 53% 12% 7% 15% 13% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 9% 8% 57% 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 11% 11% 9% 69% < 1% 1,798
Several times a year 5% 6% 14% 74% < 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 7% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 9,139
Don't know 25% 6% 12% 48% 9% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 12% 6% 8% 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 48% 27% 12% 12% 1% 1,798
Several times a year 36% 22% 25% 16% 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 37% 17% 14% 31% 1% 9,139
Don't know 56% 7% 9% 13% 15% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 15% 9% 15% 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 48% 21% 15% 15% 1% 1,798
Several times a year 42% 19% 23% 16% < 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 33% 17% 16% 33% 1% 9,139
Don't know 44% 7% 13% 21% 15% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 46% 9% 3% 7,040
Once or twice a month 16% 18% 51% 13% 2% 1,798
Several times a year 13% 16% 56% 14% 2% 1,018
Seldom/never 14% 12% 59% 13% 2% 9,139
Don't know 33% 6% 42% 12% 7% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 72% 1% 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 21% 77% 1% < 1% 1,798
Several times a year 22% 77% 1% 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 24% 74% 1% < 1% 9,139
Don't know 27% 66% 1% 6% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 11% 8% 41% 1% 7,040
Once or twice a month 16% 16% 13% 56% < 1% 1,798
Several times a year 9% 7% 21% 63% < 1% 1,018
Seldom/never 11% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 9,139
Don't know 27% 14% 11% 32% 16% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 24% 2% 40% 8% 7,040
Once or twice a month 15% 24% 1% 53% 7% 1,798
Several times a year 12% 24% 1% 58% 6% 1,018
Seldom/never 14% 24% 1% 54% 7% 9,139
Don't know 32% 16% 4% 31% 16% 217

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

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

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,040. 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% 7% 7,040
Once or twice a month 60% 33% 7% 1,798
Several times a year 55% 37% 8% 1,018
Seldom/never 59% 33% 7% 9,139
Don't know 62% 17% 20% 217

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

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

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,040. 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% 42% 8% 7,040
Once or twice a month 42% 52% 7% 1,798
Several times a year 36% 54% 10% 1,018
Seldom/never 45% 48% 7% 9,139
Don't know 50% 29% 21% 217

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,040. 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% 17% 59% 7,040
Once or twice a month 24% 15% 60% 1,798
Several times a year 23% 13% 64% 1,018
Seldom/never 30% 17% 54% 9,139
Don't know 24% 28% 48% 217

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

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

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,040. 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% 37% 34% 5% 7,040
Once or twice a month 20% 38% 37% 5% 1,798
Several times a year 15% 43% 37% 4% 1,018
Seldom/never 23% 39% 32% 6% 9,139
Don't know 24% 25% 34% 17% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 49% 4% 3% 7,040
Once or twice a month 45% 49% 3% 4% 1,798
Several times a year 45% 48% 3% 4% 1,018
Seldom/never 49% 45% 3% 4% 9,139
Don't know 43% 42% 5% 9% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 4% 2% 7,040
Once or twice a month 33% 63% 3% 1% 1,798
Several times a year 31% 62% 5% 2% 1,018
Seldom/never 41% 55% 3% 1% 9,139
Don't know 38% 55% 1% 6% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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 74% 20% 4% 2% 7,040
Once or twice a month 83% 13% 3% 2% 1,798
Several times a year 84% 12% 2% 2% 1,018
Seldom/never 82% 14% 2% 2% 9,139
Don't know 60% 26% 3% 11% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 26% 7% 7,040
Once or twice a month 78% 18% 4% 1,798
Several times a year 76% 20% 4% 1,018
Seldom/never 75% 19% 6% 9,139
Don't know 52% 28% 20% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. 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% 67% 2% 2% 7,040
Once or twice a month 26% 70% 2% 2% 1,798
Several times a year 24% 72% 2% 2% 1,018
Seldom/never 30% 66% 2% 2% 9,139
Don't know 32% 48% 4% 16% 217

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

% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 = 7,040. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 28% 5% 27% 3% 7,040
Once or twice a month 50% 25% 4% 19% 2% 1,798
Several times a year 53% 22% 5% 17% 2% 1,018
Seldom/never 52% 23% 3% 19% 2% 9,139
Don't know 26% 15% 11% 35% 13% 217