Frequency of meditation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 10,872. 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 51% 6% 3% 37% 3% 10,872
2007 46% 6% 4% 41% 3% 14,396

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Frequency of meditation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by religious group

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 48% 9% 4% 37% 2% 1,696
Evangelical Protestant 54% 6% 2% 36% 2% 4,943
Historically Black Protestant 66% 6% 3% 22% 3% 793
Jehovah's Witness 80% 3% 2% 10% 5% 187
Mainline Protestant 42% 8% 4% 44% 3% 1,553
Mormon 66% 7% 1% 24% 2% 386
Muslim 32% 11% 11% 36% 10% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 6% 4% 55% 2% 847

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,575. 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% 29% 30% 30% 5,575
Once or twice a month 16% 32% 28% 24% 689
Several times a year 15% 30% 34% 22% 334
Seldom/never 18% 36% 30% 16% 3,764
Don't know 11% 33% 22% 34% 245

Generational cohort among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,575. 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 6% 9% 25% 36% 21% 3% 5,575
Once or twice a month 10% 12% 26% 34% 16% 3% 689
Several times a year 10% 8% 26% 39% 14% 2% 334
Seldom/never 11% 13% 30% 35% 10% 1% 3,764
Don't know 6% 9% 28% 29% 25% 3% 245

Gender composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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% 50% 5,728
Once or twice a month 57% 43% 698
Several times a year 67% 33% 340
Seldom/never 59% 41% 3,838
Don't know 55% 45% 268

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,641. 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% 18% 2% 14% 4% 5,641
Once or twice a month 61% 15% 4% 17% 3% 694
Several times a year 60% 16% 6% 15% 2% 338
Seldom/never 75% 9% 3% 9% 4% 3,794
Don't know 61% 13% 6% 18% 1% 253

Immigrant status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,642. 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% 7% 77% 5,642
Once or twice a month 18% 7% 75% 687
Several times a year 22% 6% 72% 336
Seldom/never 9% 7% 84% 3,785
Don't know 26% 6% 68% 262

Income distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 4,868. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 22% 25% 12% 4,868
Once or twice a month 40% 21% 25% 14% 621
Several times a year 43% 19% 24% 14% 300
Seldom/never 31% 22% 29% 18% 3,332
Don't know 46% 19% 27% 8% 171

Educational distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,685. 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% 31% 13% 8% 5,685
Once or twice a month 50% 31% 12% 7% 696
Several times a year 53% 24% 16% 7% 340
Seldom/never 49% 31% 14% 6% 3,812
Don't know 56% 27% 11% 6% 261

Marital status among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,696. 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% 3% 14% 12% 14% 5,696
Once or twice a month 51% 4% 12% 9% 24% 697
Several times a year 58% 4% 12% 7% 19% 340
Seldom/never 57% 4% 12% 5% 21% 3,828
Don't know 55% 3% 11% 14% 17% 258

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,704. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 27% 73% 5,704
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 695
Several times a year 30% 70% 340
Seldom/never 33% 67% 3,823
Don't know 24% 76% 261

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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 90% 7% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 5,728
Once or twice a month 77% 18% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 698
Several times a year 72% 21% 5% < 1% 2% 1% 340
Seldom/never 78% 13% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 3,838
Don't know 82% 10% 2% 1% 2% 3% 268

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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 89% 7% 2% 2% < 1% 5,728
Once or twice a month 74% 20% 3% 3% < 1% 698
Several times a year 65% 28% 3% 4% < 1% 340
Seldom/never 65% 23% 7% 5% < 1% 3,838
Don't know 84% 7% 3% 3% 2% 268

Attendance at religious services among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 18% 10% 1% 5,728
Once or twice a month 53% 33% 14% < 1% 698
Several times a year 42% 41% 17% < 1% 340
Seldom/never 43% 32% 24% < 1% 3,838
Don't know 60% 21% 13% 6% 268

Frequency of prayer among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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 88% 8% 1% 3% < 1% 5,728
Once or twice a month 68% 18% 8% 6% < 1% 698
Several times a year 56% 24% 8% 11% 1% 340
Seldom/never 61% 16% 6% 16% 1% 3,838
Don't know 76% 8% 2% 4% 10% 268

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 11% 7% 21% 1% 5,728
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 10% 34% < 1% 698
Several times a year 21% 10% 22% 47% < 1% 340
Seldom/never 28% 10% 9% 52% < 1% 3,838
Don't know 48% 7% 11% 25% 8% 268

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 7% 3% 4% 1% 5,728
Once or twice a month 62% 23% 6% 8% 1% 698
Several times a year 46% 15% 27% 11% < 1% 340
Seldom/never 56% 14% 9% 20% 1% 3,838
Don't know 62% 6% 6% 11% 14% 268

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 14% 8% 17% 2% 5,728
Once or twice a month 38% 22% 16% 23% 1% 698
Several times a year 31% 17% 24% 26% 2% 340
Seldom/never 34% 15% 14% 37% 1% 3,838
Don't know 41% 10% 7% 22% 20% 268

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 4% 23% 3% 2% 5,728
Once or twice a month 55% 5% 31% 7% 1% 698
Several times a year 45% 6% 42% 5% 1% 340
Seldom/never 47% 4% 42% 5% 2% 3,838
Don't know 65% 6% 19% 3% 7% 268

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 44% 2% 2% 5,728
Once or twice a month 45% 54% 1% 1% 698
Several times a year 41% 56% 1% 2% 340
Seldom/never 47% 51% 1% 1% 3,838
Don't know 52% 43% 2% 3% 268

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 7% 4% 11% 1% 5,728
Once or twice a month 46% 24% 8% 21% < 1% 698
Several times a year 31% 12% 25% 32% 1% 340
Seldom/never 41% 11% 9% 39% 1% 3,838
Don't know 57% 10% 5% 15% 13% 268

Interpreting scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 24% 4% 7% 4% 5,728
Once or twice a month 53% 28% 4% 11% 5% 698
Several times a year 50% 29% 3% 14% 5% 340
Seldom/never 46% 30% 3% 15% 5% 3,838
Don't know 56% 16% 10% 6% 12% 268

Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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% 7% 6% 5,728
Once or twice a month 88% 6% 6% 698
Several times a year 82% 13% 5% 340
Seldom/never 83% 11% 6% 3,838
Don't know 75% 12% 14% 268

Belief in Hell among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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 79% 15% 6% 5,728
Once or twice a month 81% 13% 6% 698
Several times a year 69% 23% 9% 340
Seldom/never 75% 18% 7% 3,838
Don't know 72% 14% 14% 268

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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% 18% 31% 5,728
Once or twice a month 52% 13% 35% 698
Several times a year 44% 17% 39% 340
Seldom/never 58% 16% 27% 3,838
Don't know 47% 29% 24% 268

Political ideology among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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% 21% 12% 7% 5,728
Once or twice a month 59% 25% 12% 4% 698
Several times a year 50% 28% 17% 5% 340
Seldom/never 58% 25% 11% 6% 3,838
Don't know 50% 18% 15% 17% 268

Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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% 33% 2% 4% 5,728
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 2% 2% 698
Several times a year 57% 39% 3% 1% 340
Seldom/never 67% 29% 2% 2% 3,838
Don't know 52% 33% 3% 11% 268

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 40% 4% 2% 5,728
Once or twice a month 52% 45% 2% 1% 698
Several times a year 59% 36% 2% 3% 340
Seldom/never 61% 34% 3% 2% 3,838
Don't know 55% 31% 3% 12% 268

Views about abortion among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 73% 4% 5,728
Once or twice a month 32% 65% 3% 698
Several times a year 31% 67% 2% 340
Seldom/never 32% 64% 3% 3,838
Don't know 20% 71% 10% 268

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,728. 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 6% 90% 4% 5,728
Once or twice a month 10% 85% 5% 698
Several times a year 9% 87% 4% 340
Seldom/never 10% 87% 4% 3,838
Don't know 7% 79% 14% 268

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 44% 3% 4% 5,728
Once or twice a month 50% 47% 2% 1% 698
Several times a year 51% 43% 1% 5% 340
Seldom/never 55% 40% 2% 2% 3,838
Don't know 57% 28% 5% 11% 268

Views about human evolution among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged 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 = 5,728. 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% 22% 2% 61% 6% 5,728
Once or twice a month 15% 26% 2% 54% 3% 698
Several times a year 17% 24% 2% 50% 7% 340
Seldom/never 16% 23% 3% 54% 5% 3,838
Don't know 8% 14% 6% 55% 17% 268