Frequency of meditation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 13,702. 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 49% 7% 4% 38% 2% 13,702

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Frequency of meditation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by religious group

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 47% 8% 5% 38% 2% 2,547
Evangelical Protestant 53% 6% 3% 37% 2% 5,738
Historically Black Protestant 63% 7% 4% 24% 2% 994
Jehovah's Witness 80% 3% 2% 11% 4% 188
Jewish 36% 5% 4% 50% 4% 119
Mainline Protestant 40% 9% 5% 45% 2% 2,103
Mormon 64% 7% 1% 25% 2% 468
Muslim 37% 8% 10% 33% 11% 117
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 6% 5% 54% 2% 1,117

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,842. 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% 31% 29% 6,842
Once or twice a month 17% 31% 28% 25% 889
Several times a year 17% 29% 33% 21% 472
Seldom/never 18% 36% 30% 16% 4,907
Don't know 10% 28% 24% 38% 285

Generational cohort among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,842. 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% 37% 21% 2% 6,842
Once or twice a month 11% 10% 26% 34% 16% 2% 889
Several times a year 11% 9% 25% 38% 14% 1% 472
Seldom/never 11% 13% 30% 36% 10% 1% 4,907
Don't know 6% 9% 23% 32% 27% 3% 285

Gender composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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% 7,013
Once or twice a month 52% 48% 903
Several times a year 62% 38% 480
Seldom/never 56% 44% 4,993
Don't know 54% 46% 313

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,902. 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% 18% 3% 16% 4% 6,902
Once or twice a month 61% 15% 3% 17% 4% 895
Several times a year 59% 16% 4% 20% 2% 477
Seldom/never 75% 10% 3% 9% 4% 4,934
Don't know 67% 9% 6% 16% 2% 300

Immigrant status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,920. 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% 7% 76% 6,920
Once or twice a month 18% 7% 75% 891
Several times a year 22% 8% 70% 474
Seldom/never 10% 7% 83% 4,922
Don't know 24% 7% 69% 305

Income distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 6,001. 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% 6,001
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 25% 15% 797
Several times a year 40% 21% 25% 14% 431
Seldom/never 31% 22% 29% 19% 4,331
Don't know 50% 16% 24% 11% 202

Educational distribution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,963. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 47% 31% 14% 8% 6,963
Once or twice a month 48% 32% 12% 7% 899
Several times a year 54% 27% 13% 6% 479
Seldom/never 49% 31% 14% 6% 4,964
Don't know 51% 27% 15% 8% 306

Marital status among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,977. 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% 15% 11% 15% 6,977
Once or twice a month 51% 5% 12% 8% 23% 901
Several times a year 57% 5% 13% 6% 19% 478
Seldom/never 57% 5% 13% 5% 20% 4,982
Don't know 53% 4% 14% 15% 14% 303

Parent of children under 18 among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,987. 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% 6,987
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 899
Several times a year 31% 69% 480
Seldom/never 33% 67% 4,971
Don't know 21% 79% 307

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 8% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 7,013
Once or twice a month 75% 18% 4% 1% 1% 1% 903
Several times a year 75% 18% 4% < 1% 2% 1% 480
Seldom/never 76% 15% 3% < 1% 3% 1% 4,993
Don't know 82% 12% 1% 1% 1% 3% 313

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 2% 2% 1% 7,013
Once or twice a month 70% 23% 4% 3% < 1% 903
Several times a year 62% 29% 5% 3% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 63% 25% 7% 5% < 1% 4,993
Don't know 83% 9% 3% 3% 3% 313

Attendance at religious services among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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 70% 19% 10% < 1% 7,013
Once or twice a month 50% 36% 14% < 1% 903
Several times a year 38% 44% 18% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 41% 34% 24% < 1% 4,993
Don't know 61% 22% 12% 5% 313

Frequency of prayer among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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% 7,013
Once or twice a month 64% 20% 8% 7% 1% 903
Several times a year 55% 21% 10% 12% 1% 480
Seldom/never 59% 18% 6% 17% 1% 4,993
Don't know 78% 5% 4% 5% 9% 313

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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 57% 11% 8% 24% 1% 7,013
Once or twice a month 31% 21% 12% 36% < 1% 903
Several times a year 19% 13% 20% 48% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 26% 10% 9% 55% < 1% 4,993
Don't know 46% 7% 8% 31% 8% 313

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 7,013
Once or twice a month 60% 22% 7% 10% < 1% 903
Several times a year 49% 14% 27% 9% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 55% 15% 10% 19% 1% 4,993
Don't know 64% 6% 5% 9% 15% 313

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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 57% 14% 8% 18% 2% 7,013
Once or twice a month 38% 23% 16% 22% 1% 903
Several times a year 33% 17% 26% 23% 1% 480
Seldom/never 33% 15% 14% 37% 1% 4,993
Don't know 41% 9% 10% 20% 20% 313

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 5% 25% 4% 2% 7,013
Once or twice a month 51% 6% 34% 7% 2% 903
Several times a year 41% 8% 42% 7% 2% 480
Seldom/never 45% 5% 43% 5% 2% 4,993
Don't know 64% 4% 20% 4% 9% 313

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 47% 2% 2% 7,013
Once or twice a month 44% 54% 1% 1% 903
Several times a year 39% 58% 2% 2% 480
Seldom/never 45% 53% 1% 1% 4,993
Don't know 49% 45% 2% 4% 313

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 75% 8% 4% 13% 1% 7,013
Once or twice a month 43% 22% 10% 25% < 1% 903
Several times a year 29% 12% 24% 34% < 1% 480
Seldom/never 38% 11% 9% 41% 1% 4,993
Don't know 59% 9% 5% 15% 12% 313

Interpreting scripture among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 26% 4% 7% 4% 7,013
Once or twice a month 47% 31% 3% 13% 6% 903
Several times a year 46% 30% 3% 16% 5% 480
Seldom/never 44% 31% 3% 17% 6% 4,993
Don't know 56% 18% 10% 8% 9% 313

Belief in Heaven among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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 87% 7% 6% 7,013
Once or twice a month 86% 8% 5% 903
Several times a year 84% 12% 5% 480
Seldom/never 83% 10% 6% 4,993
Don't know 75% 12% 13% 313

Belief in Hell among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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% 7% 7,013
Once or twice a month 76% 17% 7% 903
Several times a year 70% 21% 8% 480
Seldom/never 74% 19% 7% 4,993
Don't know 67% 16% 17% 313

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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% 18% 32% 7,013
Once or twice a month 51% 14% 36% 903
Several times a year 47% 15% 39% 480
Seldom/never 58% 15% 27% 4,993
Don't know 50% 28% 23% 313

Political ideology among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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% 23% 12% 7% 7,013
Once or twice a month 53% 32% 11% 4% 903
Several times a year 48% 33% 16% 4% 480
Seldom/never 57% 27% 10% 6% 4,993
Don't know 54% 19% 11% 16% 313

Views about size of government among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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% 35% 2% 3% 7,013
Once or twice a month 55% 40% 2% 3% 903
Several times a year 59% 36% 2% 3% 480
Seldom/never 66% 29% 2% 3% 4,993
Don't know 60% 28% 3% 10% 313

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 5% 2% 7,013
Once or twice a month 54% 43% 2% 1% 903
Several times a year 60% 35% 3% 2% 480
Seldom/never 61% 34% 3% 2% 4,993
Don't know 56% 30% 4% 10% 313

Views about abortion among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 71% 4% 7,013
Once or twice a month 34% 62% 4% 903
Several times a year 38% 61% 1% 480
Seldom/never 34% 63% 3% 4,993
Don't know 19% 73% 8% 313

Views about homosexuality among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,013. 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% 73% 4% 3% 7,013
Once or twice a month 27% 64% 4% 4% 903
Several times a year 32% 60% 4% 4% 480
Seldom/never 26% 67% 4% 3% 4,993
Don't know 14% 72% 7% 7% 313

Views about environmental regulation among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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% 7,013
Once or twice a month 47% 49% 2% 2% 903
Several times a year 49% 44% 2% 5% 480
Seldom/never 54% 41% 2% 2% 4,993
Don't know 57% 25% 4% 13% 313

Views about human evolution among adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of meditation

% of adults who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 = 7,013. 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 10% 22% 3% 59% 6% 7,013
Once or twice a month 17% 27% 3% 49% 3% 903
Several times a year 21% 25% 3% 44% 7% 480
Seldom/never 18% 24% 3% 50% 5% 4,993
Don't know 7% 13% 7% 54% 20% 313