Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate once or twice a month

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

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 = 2,884. 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 18% 15% 10% 57% < 1% 2,884
2007 18% 13% 12% 58% < 1% 2,613

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

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 14% 19% 11% 56% < 1% 613
Evangelical Protestant 29% 21% 14% 36% < 1% 546
Historically Black Protestant 38% 25% 9% 28% < 1% 162
Mainline Protestant 20% 13% 11% 56% < 1% 574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 7% 4% 85% < 1% 703

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are ages…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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% 34% 26% 16% 485
Once or twice a month 31% 34% 22% 12% 369
Several times a year 16% 42% 24% 18% 296
Seldom/never 27% 35% 23% 15% 1,684

Generational cohort among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 485. 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% 14% 28% 31% 10% 1% 485
Once or twice a month 20% 15% 30% 27% 7% 1% 369
Several times a year 9% 19% 30% 30% 11% 2% 296
Seldom/never 17% 18% 27% 26% 11% 1% 1,684

Gender composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 58% 488
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 379
Several times a year 49% 51% 305
Seldom/never 50% 50% 1,703

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 486. 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 55% 21% 5% 17% 2% 486
Once or twice a month 47% 20% 6% 24% 3% 373
Several times a year 60% 8% 4% 24% 4% 304
Seldom/never 70% 7% 5% 14% 4% 1,680

Immigrant status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 482. 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 19% 6% 75% 482
Once or twice a month 24% 9% 68% 371
Several times a year 25% 7% 68% 300
Seldom/never 13% 13% 74% 1,683

Income distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who have a household income of…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 442. 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 35% 19% 30% 16% 442
Once or twice a month 42% 21% 23% 15% 322
Several times a year 38% 18% 26% 18% 282
Seldom/never 32% 19% 26% 23% 1,537

Educational distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who have completed…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 487. 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% 28% 15% 10% 487
Once or twice a month 50% 29% 13% 8% 378
Several times a year 41% 31% 17% 12% 302
Seldom/never 31% 36% 19% 14% 1,700

Marital status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 486. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 6% 10% 6% 26% 486
Once or twice a month 42% 7% 15% 4% 32% 378
Several times a year 47% 7% 13% 5% 27% 305
Seldom/never 43% 10% 13% 5% 30% 1,700

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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 32% 68% 488
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 378
Several times a year 33% 67% 304
Seldom/never 23% 77% 1,699

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say they…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 488. 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 84% 14% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 488
Once or twice a month 67% 24% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 379
Several times a year 64% 25% 5% 2% 3% 2% 305
Seldom/never 40% 31% 10% 1% 14% 4% 1,703

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say religion is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 488
Once or twice a month 70% 25% 3% 2% < 1% 379
Several times a year 60% 34% 4% 1% 1% 305
Seldom/never 26% 35% 22% 17% 1% 1,703

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who attend religious services…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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 82% 14% 4% < 1% 488
Once or twice a month 48% 44% 7% 1% 379
Several times a year 29% 64% 7% < 1% 305
Seldom/never 10% 44% 46% < 1% 1,703

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who pray…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% 488
Once or twice a month 66% 22% 8% 4% < 1% 379
Several times a year 49% 28% 11% 11% 1% 305
Seldom/never 27% 21% 14% 37% 1% 1,703

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 74% 16% 5% 4% 1% 488
Once or twice a month 56% 30% 10% 4% < 1% 379
Several times a year 57% 25% 12% 6% < 1% 305
Seldom/never 46% 26% 12% 15% 1% 1,703

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 26% 14% 18% < 1% 488
Once or twice a month 43% 27% 13% 15% 2% 379
Several times a year 42% 17% 20% 20% 1% 305
Seldom/never 49% 19% 15% 17% 1% 1,703

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 6% 28% 6% 1% 488
Once or twice a month 44% 11% 34% 10% 2% 379
Several times a year 29% 11% 47% 10% 3% 305
Seldom/never 14% 18% 54% 12% 2% 1,703

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 488. 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% 58% 1% < 1% 488
Once or twice a month 31% 67% 2% 1% 379
Several times a year 35% 64% 1% 1% 305
Seldom/never 23% 76% 1% 1% 1,703

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who read scripture…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 15% 4% 10% < 1% 488
Once or twice a month 41% 35% 9% 15% < 1% 379
Several times a year 25% 20% 35% 20% < 1% 305
Seldom/never 7% 14% 11% 67% < 1% 1,703

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 488. 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% 32% 2% 9% 6% 488
Once or twice a month 41% 33% 2% 17% 7% 379
Several times a year 34% 31% 2% 24% 9% 305
Seldom/never 11% 22% 1% 58% 8% 1,703

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in heaven

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 90% 6% 3% 488
Once or twice a month 87% 9% 4% 379
Several times a year 80% 14% 6% 305
Seldom/never 56% 36% 8% 1,703

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in hell

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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 76% 17% 6% 488
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 6% 379
Several times a year 66% 27% 8% 305
Seldom/never 40% 53% 8% 1,703

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 13% 44% 488
Once or twice a month 33% 18% 49% 379
Several times a year 36% 18% 46% 305
Seldom/never 30% 17% 53% 1,703

Political ideology among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 35% 14% 5% 488
Once or twice a month 37% 31% 27% 5% 379
Several times a year 39% 38% 19% 3% 305
Seldom/never 23% 37% 34% 5% 1,703

Views about size of government among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who would rather have…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 47% 4% 3% 488
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 3% 2% 379
Several times a year 47% 47% 4% 2% 305
Seldom/never 50% 44% 3% 3% 1,703

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 52% 2% 1% 488
Once or twice a month 48% 49% 1% 2% 379
Several times a year 43% 51% 4% 2% 305
Seldom/never 36% 60% 3% 1% 1,703

Views about abortion among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 59% 4% 488
Once or twice a month 45% 51% 4% 379
Several times a year 56% 41% 3% 305
Seldom/never 73% 23% 4% 1,703

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 47% 5% 2% 488
Once or twice a month 59% 34% 4% 3% 379
Several times a year 66% 23% 4% 7% 305
Seldom/never 80% 14% 3% 3% 1,703

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 488. 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% 55% 9% 488
Once or twice a month 48% 44% 8% 379
Several times a year 57% 37% 6% 305
Seldom/never 75% 20% 5% 1,703

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 53% 2% 2% 488
Once or twice a month 37% 58% 2% 3% 379
Several times a year 37% 59% 2% 2% 305
Seldom/never 29% 67% 2% 1% 1,703

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say humans…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups 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 = 488. 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% 30% 3% 47% 3% 488
Once or twice a month 24% 32% 4% 37% 3% 379
Several times a year 27% 25% 5% 40% 2% 305
Seldom/never 51% 24% 5% 17% 3% 1,703