Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 13,339. 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 40% 9% 5% 44% 1% 13,339
2007 38% 8% 4% 49% 2% 14,306

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Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 134. 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% 134
Catholic 42% 10% 5% 41% 2% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 50% 8% 3% 38% 1% 2,210
Hindu 39% 7% 3% 51% < 1% 103
Historically Black Protestant 54% 10% 4% 32% 1% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 76% 3% 3% 13% 4% 109
Jewish 28% 7% 6% 55% 3% 442
Mainline Protestant 37% 10% 5% 47% 1% 1,908
Mormon 49% 9% 1% 40% < 1% 119
Muslim 35% 8% 6% 43% 8% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 10% 5% 59% 1% 3,419

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,479. 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% 35% 28% 19% 5,479
Once or twice a month 28% 39% 22% 11% 1,184
Several times a year 33% 33% 21% 13% 627
Seldom/never 36% 33% 21% 10% 5,634
Don't know 16% 38% 19% 26% 178

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,479. 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% 14% 29% 33% 12% 1% 5,479
Once or twice a month 19% 18% 31% 25% 7% 1% 1,184
Several times a year 21% 19% 26% 25% 8% 1% 627
Seldom/never 23% 20% 26% 25% 6% 1% 5,634
Don't know 10% 9% 35% 26% 18% 1% 178

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 62% 5,588
Once or twice a month 40% 60% 1,196
Several times a year 47% 53% 636
Seldom/never 43% 57% 5,732
Don't know 47% 53% 187

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,522. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 24% 4% 28% 4% 5,522
Once or twice a month 46% 19% 5% 26% 4% 1,190
Several times a year 53% 15% 7% 21% 3% 630
Seldom/never 58% 15% 6% 17% 3% 5,684
Don't know 35% 15% 9% 39% 3% 184

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,494. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 10% 61% 5,494
Once or twice a month 24% 11% 65% 1,173
Several times a year 24% 12% 63% 623
Seldom/never 17% 12% 72% 5,633
Don't know 55% 7% 38% 178

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,920. 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 51% 18% 19% 12% 4,920
Once or twice a month 44% 18% 22% 16% 1,080
Several times a year 38% 19% 23% 20% 563
Seldom/never 41% 20% 22% 16% 5,076
Don't know 64% 16% 12% 9% 126

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,550. 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% 26% 14% 11% 5,550
Once or twice a month 45% 29% 15% 12% 1,192
Several times a year 42% 22% 20% 16% 634
Seldom/never 46% 29% 15% 10% 5,700
Don't know 62% 17% 13% 7% 184

Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,561. 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% 8% 18% 9% 24% 5,561
Once or twice a month 38% 10% 14% 4% 33% 1,192
Several times a year 37% 11% 12% 3% 37% 633
Seldom/never 37% 10% 12% 4% 36% 5,712
Don't know 39% 4% 14% 13% 30% 181

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,567. 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% 69% 5,567
Once or twice a month 32% 68% 1,193
Several times a year 27% 73% 635
Seldom/never 31% 69% 5,715
Don't know 28% 72% 185

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they…

Frequency of meditation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 4% 1% 5% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 53% 27% 7% < 1% 11% 2% 1,196
Several times a year 48% 24% 9% < 1% 16% 3% 636
Seldom/never 50% 23% 8% 1% 17% 2% 5,732
Don't know 64% 21% 2% 2% 6% 6% 187

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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 69% 17% 6% 7% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 50% 27% 12% 11% < 1% 1,196
Several times a year 37% 35% 14% 13% < 1% 636
Seldom/never 38% 30% 15% 17% < 1% 5,732
Don't know 71% 14% 6% 5% 5% 187

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 30% 21% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 29% 43% 28% < 1% 1,196
Several times a year 22% 48% 31% < 1% 636
Seldom/never 20% 38% 42% < 1% 5,732
Don't know 49% 31% 15% 5% 187

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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 73% 13% 3% 10% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 46% 19% 11% 24% < 1% 1,196
Several times a year 36% 19% 11% 33% 1% 636
Seldom/never 38% 17% 7% 38% < 1% 5,732
Don't know 65% 8% 5% 13% 9% 187

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 11% 8% 42% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 18% 17% 10% 55% < 1% 1,196
Several times a year 9% 8% 19% 64% < 1% 636
Seldom/never 11% 7% 7% 74% < 1% 5,732
Don't know 33% 9% 11% 36% 11% 187

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 11% 5% 6% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 53% 24% 11% 11% 1% 1,196
Several times a year 36% 22% 28% 13% 1% 636
Seldom/never 41% 17% 12% 27% 1% 5,732
Don't know 56% 6% 7% 13% 18% 187

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 14% 8% 17% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 44% 23% 15% 17% 1% 1,196
Several times a year 40% 16% 25% 18% 1% 636
Seldom/never 33% 16% 15% 34% 1% 5,732
Don't know 43% 10% 11% 22% 13% 187

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 12% 37% 9% 2% 5,588
Once or twice a month 26% 14% 44% 14% 2% 1,196
Several times a year 22% 13% 49% 14% 1% 636
Seldom/never 21% 12% 51% 14% 2% 5,732
Don't know 43% 4% 33% 9% 11% 187

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say…

Frequency of meditation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 71% 1% 2% 5,588
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,196
Several times a year 19% 79% 1% 1% 636
Seldom/never 22% 77% 1% 1% 5,732
Don't know 28% 64% 2% 6% 187

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 10% 6% 29% 1% 5,588
Once or twice a month 25% 19% 12% 44% < 1% 1,196
Several times a year 14% 11% 23% 52% 1% 636
Seldom/never 17% 10% 8% 65% < 1% 5,732
Don't know 36% 8% 10% 32% 13% 187

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 22% 3% 26% 6% 5,588
Once or twice a month 30% 23% 1% 40% 7% 1,196
Several times a year 25% 21% 2% 47% 6% 636
Seldom/never 25% 26% 1% 42% 6% 5,732
Don't know 51% 11% 6% 19% 13% 187

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 17% 6% 5,588
Once or twice a month 71% 24% 5% 1,196
Several times a year 62% 33% 5% 636
Seldom/never 68% 27% 6% 5,732
Don't know 69% 19% 12% 187

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 32% 7% 5,588
Once or twice a month 54% 40% 6% 1,196
Several times a year 46% 46% 8% 636
Seldom/never 53% 41% 6% 5,732
Don't know 58% 27% 16% 187

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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 16% 19% 65% 5,588
Once or twice a month 17% 16% 67% 1,196
Several times a year 11% 17% 72% 636
Seldom/never 18% 18% 64% 5,732
Don't know 17% 35% 49% 187

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 31% 35% 7% 5,588
Once or twice a month 22% 33% 40% 5% 1,196
Several times a year 16% 35% 45% 4% 636
Seldom/never 20% 34% 39% 7% 5,732
Don't know 21% 19% 34% 25% 187

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 71% 3% 2% 5,588
Once or twice a month 23% 75% 2% 1% 1,196
Several times a year 20% 76% 3% 1% 636
Seldom/never 26% 70% 3% 1% 5,732
Don't know 23% 63% 3% 10% 187

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 42% 5% 5,588
Once or twice a month 64% 33% 3% 1,196
Several times a year 68% 29% 2% 636
Seldom/never 64% 33% 3% 5,732
Don't know 41% 47% 12% 187

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 31% 3% 3% 5,588
Once or twice a month 74% 21% 3% 3% 1,196
Several times a year 74% 21% 2% 3% 636
Seldom/never 78% 18% 2% 2% 5,732
Don't know 39% 42% 7% 12% 187

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 39% 8% 5,588
Once or twice a month 67% 27% 6% 1,196
Several times a year 67% 28% 5% 636
Seldom/never 71% 24% 5% 5,732
Don't know 40% 39% 21% 187

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say…

Frequency of meditation Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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% 67% 2% 3% 5,588
Once or twice a month 27% 70% 1% 2% 1,196
Several times a year 21% 75% 1% 2% 636
Seldom/never 26% 70% 1% 2% 5,732
Don't know 32% 46% 2% 19% 187

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say humans…

Frequency of meditation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,588. 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 30% 26% 3% 36% 5% 5,588
Once or twice a month 40% 26% 4% 28% 2% 1,196
Several times a year 50% 20% 3% 24% 3% 636
Seldom/never 45% 23% 3% 26% 3% 5,732
Don't know 20% 16% 6% 38% 20% 187