Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 11,947. 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 29% 10% 6% 54% 1% 11,947

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Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by religious group

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 191. 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 70% 6% 9% 15% < 1% 191
Catholic 32% 10% 5% 52% 1% 2,167
Evangelical Protestant 37% 10% 4% 48% 1% 870
Hindu 31% 9% 7% 52% < 1% 118
Historically Black Protestant 50% 10% 5% 34% 1% 302
Jewish 23% 9% 7% 60% 1% 536
Mainline Protestant 29% 10% 6% 54% 1% 1,876
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 10% 6% 62% < 1% 5,120

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,664. 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% 35% 26% 17% 3,664
Once or twice a month 30% 40% 19% 11% 1,132
Several times a year 30% 36% 19% 15% 697
Seldom/never 33% 36% 20% 11% 6,186

Generational cohort among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,664. 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 14% 16% 27% 31% 10% 1% 3,664
Once or twice a month 21% 20% 29% 22% 7% 1% 1,132
Several times a year 19% 20% 28% 22% 11% 1% 697
Seldom/never 22% 19% 28% 24% 6% 1% 6,186

Gender composition among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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% 52% 3,725
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 1,148
Several times a year 56% 44% 703
Seldom/never 57% 43% 6,275

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,677. 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 63% 10% 4% 19% 5% 3,677
Once or twice a month 67% 7% 6% 16% 4% 1,131
Several times a year 70% 6% 8% 14% 3% 696
Seldom/never 74% 6% 6% 11% 3% 6,220

Immigrant status among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,682. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 12% 69% 3,682
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 70% 1,134
Several times a year 20% 11% 70% 698
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 6,212

Income distribution among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,353. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 17% 25% 22% 3,353
Once or twice a month 29% 17% 29% 24% 1,052
Several times a year 25% 19% 28% 28% 639
Seldom/never 26% 19% 30% 26% 5,629

Educational distribution among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,707. 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% 29% 21% 17% 3,707
Once or twice a month 29% 31% 22% 17% 1,146
Several times a year 27% 26% 26% 20% 698
Seldom/never 35% 30% 21% 14% 6,250

Marital status among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 11% 14% 6% 26% 3,708
Once or twice a month 42% 9% 14% 3% 32% 1,147
Several times a year 42% 10% 9% 4% 34% 700
Seldom/never 44% 10% 9% 3% 34% 6,254

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,713. 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% 3,713
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 1,145
Several times a year 26% 74% 702
Seldom/never 28% 72% 6,258

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 27% 8% 1% 15% 3% 3,725
Once or twice a month 29% 33% 12% 1% 22% 4% 1,148
Several times a year 27% 28% 15% < 1% 24% 5% 703
Seldom/never 25% 27% 12% 1% 31% 5% 6,275

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 27% 15% 18% 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 22% 31% 24% 21% 1% 1,148
Several times a year 18% 34% 25% 23% < 1% 703
Seldom/never 14% 29% 25% 31% < 1% 6,275

Attendance at religious services among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 34% 40% < 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 14% 38% 47% < 1% 1,148
Several times a year 11% 41% 48% < 1% 703
Seldom/never 8% 33% 58% < 1% 6,275

Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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% 17% 5% 27% 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 24% 19% 12% 45% < 1% 1,148
Several times a year 19% 16% 11% 54% < 1% 703
Seldom/never 17% 14% 8% 62% < 1% 6,275

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 8% 7% 68% < 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 8% 9% 7% 75% < 1% 1,148
Several times a year 3% 4% 11% 81% < 1% 703
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 6,275

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 14% 7% 11% 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 45% 27% 12% 15% 1% 1,148
Several times a year 34% 23% 26% 17% 1% 703
Seldom/never 31% 17% 14% 37% 1% 6,275

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 14% 9% 13% 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 52% 21% 14% 12% < 1% 1,148
Several times a year 44% 19% 22% 14% 1% 703
Seldom/never 35% 18% 16% 31% 1% 6,275

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 21% 49% 14% 2% 3,725
Once or twice a month 10% 21% 51% 17% 1% 1,148
Several times a year 7% 18% 56% 18% 1% 703
Seldom/never 7% 15% 58% 19% 1% 6,275

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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 22% 76% 1% 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 21% 78% 1% < 1% 1,148
Several times a year 17% 81% 1% 1% 703
Seldom/never 21% 78% 1% < 1% 6,275

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 10% 9% 54% 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 10% 11% 13% 66% < 1% 1,148
Several times a year 5% 5% 19% 71% < 1% 703
Seldom/never 6% 6% 6% 82% < 1% 6,275

Interpreting scripture among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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 18% 17% 1% 58% 6% 3,725
Once or twice a month 9% 16% 1% 68% 6% 1,148
Several times a year 9% 13% 1% 71% 6% 703
Seldom/never 8% 17% 1% 69% 6% 6,275

Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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% 7% 3,725
Once or twice a month 45% 47% 8% 1,148
Several times a year 43% 49% 8% 703
Seldom/never 45% 47% 8% 6,275

Belief in Hell among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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% 56% 7% 3,725
Once or twice a month 32% 62% 6% 1,148
Several times a year 28% 64% 8% 703
Seldom/never 33% 60% 7% 6,275

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 17% 61% 3,725
Once or twice a month 24% 16% 60% 1,148
Several times a year 22% 14% 65% 703
Seldom/never 28% 17% 55% 6,275

Political ideology among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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% 35% 40% 4% 3,725
Once or twice a month 19% 36% 41% 4% 1,148
Several times a year 16% 37% 44% 4% 703
Seldom/never 20% 38% 36% 5% 6,275

Views about size of government among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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% 52% 4% 3% 3,725
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 3% 3% 1,148
Several times a year 40% 52% 3% 4% 703
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 3% 6,275

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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 31% 64% 3% 1% 3,725
Once or twice a month 32% 63% 3% 2% 1,148
Several times a year 30% 65% 4% 2% 703
Seldom/never 40% 57% 3% 1% 6,275

Views about abortion among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 25% 3% 3,725
Once or twice a month 79% 18% 3% 1,148
Several times a year 79% 20% 1% 703
Seldom/never 76% 21% 2% 6,275

Views about homosexuality among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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 81% 15% 2% 2% 3,725
Once or twice a month 86% 9% 2% 2% 1,148
Several times a year 87% 9% 2% 1% 703
Seldom/never 86% 11% 2% 2% 6,275

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,725. 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% 21% 5% 3,725
Once or twice a month 80% 14% 6% 1,148
Several times a year 81% 17% 2% 703
Seldom/never 80% 15% 5% 6,275

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say humans evolved due to natural processes 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 = 3,725. 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% 70% 2% 2% 3,725
Once or twice a month 22% 74% 2% 2% 1,148
Several times a year 19% 77% 2% 2% 703
Seldom/never 28% 69% 1% 1% 6,275