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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 18,708. 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.
2014 33% 10% 5% 51% 1% 18,708

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 231. 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 69% 7% 7% 17% < 1% 231
Catholic 35% 10% 5% 50% 1% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 40% 8% 3% 47% 1% 2,227
Hindu 32% 10% 7% 51% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 45% 9% 4% 41% 1% 740
Jewish 26% 9% 6% 58% 1% 689
Mainline Protestant 33% 10% 5% 51% 1% 3,464
Mormon 48% 18% 1% 33% < 1% 155
Muslim 33% 10% 2% 52% 2% 105
Orthodox Christian 26% 4% 5% 64% 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 11% 5% 60% 1% 5,996

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,499. 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% 35% 27% 16% 6,499
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 21% 10% 1,768
Several times a year 30% 38% 19% 13% 947
Seldom/never 34% 35% 21% 10% 9,043
Don't know 15% 30% 25% 31% 162

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

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

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,499. 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 13% 16% 29% 32% 10% 1% 6,499
Once or twice a month 20% 21% 28% 24% 6% < 1% 1,768
Several times a year 19% 19% 30% 24% 8% 1% 947
Seldom/never 22% 19% 27% 25% 6% 1% 9,043
Don't know 12% 5% 27% 34% 17% 4% 162

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

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

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,599. 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% 59% 6,599
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 1,791
Several times a year 48% 52% 957
Seldom/never 49% 51% 9,184
Don't know 53% 47% 177

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

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

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,501. 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% 12% 3% 19% 5% 6,501
Once or twice a month 65% 9% 6% 16% 4% 1,773
Several times a year 71% 7% 6% 13% 3% 947
Seldom/never 72% 8% 5% 13% 3% 9,099
Don't know 58% 12% 6% 20% 3% 171

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

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

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,531. 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% 12% 71% 6,531
Once or twice a month 15% 13% 72% 1,767
Several times a year 16% 12% 72% 948
Seldom/never 12% 12% 76% 9,082
Don't know 30% 10% 60% 168

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 5,891. 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% 20% 25% 20% 5,891
Once or twice a month 31% 18% 28% 23% 1,622
Several times a year 27% 18% 28% 27% 853
Seldom/never 29% 20% 28% 22% 8,197
Don't know 41% 21% 21% 17% 118

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

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

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,577. 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% 32% 20% 15% 6,577
Once or twice a month 30% 34% 21% 15% 1,788
Several times a year 26% 29% 27% 18% 952
Seldom/never 36% 33% 19% 12% 9,146
Don't know 38% 31% 17% 14% 170

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

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

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,571. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 11% 15% 6% 25% 6,571
Once or twice a month 42% 10% 13% 3% 32% 1,788
Several times a year 42% 12% 10% 3% 33% 953
Seldom/never 43% 10% 10% 4% 34% 9,157
Don't know 43% 5% 14% 13% 25% 166

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

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

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,579. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 71% 6,579
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 1,789
Several times a year 25% 75% 955
Seldom/never 29% 71% 9,157
Don't know 20% 80% 172

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 22% 5% 1% 9% 2% 6,599
Once or twice a month 44% 30% 9% < 1% 13% 3% 1,791
Several times a year 38% 29% 10% < 1% 18% 4% 957
Seldom/never 41% 26% 9% 1% 20% 4% 9,184
Don't know 58% 14% 4% 4% 11% 8% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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 51% 26% 10% 12% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 35% 32% 18% 14% < 1% 1,791
Several times a year 25% 37% 19% 18% < 1% 957
Seldom/never 27% 33% 19% 21% < 1% 9,184
Don't know 56% 16% 11% 10% 7% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 36% 33% < 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 20% 43% 37% < 1% 1,791
Several times a year 16% 45% 39% < 1% 957
Seldom/never 14% 37% 48% < 1% 9,184
Don't know 32% 24% 36% 8% 177

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

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

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,599. 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% 16% 4% 17% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 12% 32% < 1% 1,791
Several times a year 28% 21% 11% 40% 1% 957
Seldom/never 29% 17% 8% 45% < 1% 9,184
Don't know 51% 11% 3% 23% 12% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 10% 8% 60% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 10% 11% 9% 69% < 1% 1,791
Several times a year 5% 6% 13% 76% < 1% 957
Seldom/never 7% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 9,184
Don't know 22% 6% 8% 54% 10% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 14% 6% 8% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 50% 26% 11% 11% 1% 1,791
Several times a year 36% 24% 24% 15% 1% 957
Seldom/never 37% 18% 14% 30% 1% 9,184
Don't know 60% 8% 6% 13% 12% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 14% 9% 13% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 50% 21% 15% 13% 1% 1,791
Several times a year 43% 19% 22% 16% 1% 957
Seldom/never 34% 18% 16% 31% 1% 9,184
Don't know 45% 12% 14% 17% 12% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 17% 47% 10% 3% 6,599
Once or twice a month 15% 19% 51% 13% 2% 1,791
Several times a year 13% 17% 55% 14% 2% 957
Seldom/never 14% 13% 57% 14% 2% 9,184
Don't know 28% 8% 41% 15% 8% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 73% 1% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,791
Several times a year 20% 79% 1% < 1% 957
Seldom/never 22% 76% 1% < 1% 9,184
Don't know 21% 73% 1% 5% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 11% 8% 44% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 16% 15% 13% 56% < 1% 1,791
Several times a year 8% 8% 23% 61% < 1% 957
Seldom/never 11% 8% 7% 73% < 1% 9,184
Don't know 23% 12% 10% 39% 16% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 25% 2% 44% 8% 6,599
Once or twice a month 13% 24% 1% 55% 8% 1,791
Several times a year 8% 25% 1% 59% 8% 957
Seldom/never 12% 27% 1% 53% 7% 9,184
Don't know 30% 13% 3% 38% 16% 177

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

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

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,599. 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 66% 27% 7% 6,599
Once or twice a month 59% 34% 7% 1,791
Several times a year 53% 39% 8% 957
Seldom/never 60% 32% 7% 9,184
Don't know 58% 22% 20% 177

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

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

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,599. 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 46% 46% 8% 6,599
Once or twice a month 41% 52% 7% 1,791
Several times a year 35% 55% 10% 957
Seldom/never 45% 48% 7% 9,184
Don't know 46% 33% 21% 177

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,599. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 18% 58% 6,599
Once or twice a month 25% 16% 59% 1,791
Several times a year 20% 15% 65% 957
Seldom/never 29% 18% 54% 9,184
Don't know 19% 28% 53% 177

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

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

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,599. 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% 38% 36% 5% 6,599
Once or twice a month 20% 38% 38% 4% 1,791
Several times a year 13% 43% 40% 4% 957
Seldom/never 21% 40% 33% 6% 9,184
Don't know 19% 28% 39% 14% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 50% 4% 4% 6,599
Once or twice a month 44% 50% 3% 3% 1,791
Several times a year 42% 50% 4% 4% 957
Seldom/never 46% 48% 2% 3% 9,184
Don't know 35% 52% 6% 7% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 63% 4% 2% 6,599
Once or twice a month 32% 64% 3% 1% 1,791
Several times a year 30% 64% 5% 2% 957
Seldom/never 39% 57% 3% 1% 9,184
Don't know 36% 57% 2% 6% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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% 27% 3% 6,599
Once or twice a month 77% 21% 2% 1,791
Several times a year 80% 18% 2% 957
Seldom/never 72% 25% 2% 9,184
Don't know 65% 25% 10% 177

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

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

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,599. 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 91% 5% 2% 1% 6,599
Once or twice a month 93% 4% 2% 1% 1,791
Several times a year 94% 4% 1% 1% 957
Seldom/never 93% 4% 2% 1% 9,184
Don't know 83% 11% 3% 4% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 69% 2% 2% 6,599
Once or twice a month 25% 72% 2% 1% 1,791
Several times a year 22% 75% 2% 1% 957
Seldom/never 29% 68% 2% 2% 9,184
Don't know 30% 56% 3% 11% 177

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

% of adults who strongly favor or favor 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 = 6,599. 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 40% 30% 5% 22% 3% 6,599
Once or twice a month 50% 27% 5% 17% 2% 1,791
Several times a year 58% 23% 4% 13% 2% 957
Seldom/never 52% 23% 3% 19% 2% 9,184
Don't know 34% 19% 11% 25% 11% 177