Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate several times a year

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 1,534. 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 10% 8% 16% 65% < 1% 1,534
2007 10% 7% 16% 66% < 1% 1,517

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 several times a year by religious group

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 7% 9% 20% 64% < 1% 350
Evangelical Protestant 26% 15% 20% 39% < 1% 243
Mainline Protestant 9% 7% 17% 68% < 1% 304
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% 1% 6% 91% < 1% 418

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 several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 148. 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% 29% 27% 20% 148
Once or twice a month 20% 50% 20% 10% 104
Several times a year 29% 31% 25% 15% 210
Seldom/never 24% 35% 24% 17% 1,044

Generational cohort among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 148. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 8% 28% 31% 14% 2% 148
Once or twice a month 12% 14% 43% 22% 8% < 1% 104
Several times a year 20% 15% 24% 28% 10% 1% 210
Seldom/never 15% 17% 28% 30% 10% 1% 1,044

Gender composition among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 149. 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% 51% 149
Once or twice a month 40% 60% 105
Several times a year 56% 44% 215
Seldom/never 55% 45% 1,060

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year who identify as…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 146. 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% 19% 3% 6% 3% 146
Once or twice a month 55% 18% 5% 23% < 1% 105
Several times a year 53% 15% 9% 20% 3% 213
Seldom/never 70% 6% 6% 14% 4% 1,050

Immigrant status among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 145. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 9% 78% 145
Once or twice a month 25% 5% 70% 101
Several times a year 26% 10% 63% 212
Seldom/never 16% 12% 72% 1,055

Income distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 126. 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% 20% 23% 20% 126
Several times a year 43% 22% 24% 12% 189
Seldom/never 27% 19% 27% 27% 943

Educational distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 34% 18% 8% 149
Once or twice a month 46% 24% 19% 11% 104
Several times a year 50% 25% 18% 7% 213
Seldom/never 30% 29% 24% 17% 1,056

Marital status among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 148. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 1% 11% 7% 24% 148
Once or twice a month 59% 5% 14% 2% 20% 105
Several times a year 45% 10% 10% 5% 30% 214
Seldom/never 45% 12% 12% 4% 28% 1,057

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 149. 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% 70% 149
Once or twice a month 48% 52% 105
Several times a year 31% 69% 215
Seldom/never 24% 76% 1,058

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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 80% 16% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 149
Once or twice a month 80% 18% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 105
Several times a year 67% 25% 4% 1% 3% < 1% 215
Seldom/never 40% 28% 11% < 1% 17% 4% 1,060

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 7% 2% < 1% 1% 149
Once or twice a month 75% 25% < 1% < 1% < 1% 105
Several times a year 58% 37% 3% 2% < 1% 215
Seldom/never 22% 39% 21% 18% < 1% 1,060

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 2% < 1% 149
Once or twice a month 59% 39% 2% < 1% 105
Several times a year 28% 64% 8% 1% 215
Seldom/never 9% 45% 46% < 1% 1,060

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 14% 2% 3% < 1% 149
Once or twice a month 64% 25% 3% 7% 1% 105
Several times a year 51% 25% 14% 9% 1% 215
Seldom/never 26% 20% 12% 41% 1% 1,060

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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 68% 11% 17% 4% 1% 149
Once or twice a month 57% 27% 12% 4% < 1% 105
Several times a year 43% 15% 34% 8% 1% 215
Seldom/never 34% 22% 26% 17% 1% 1,060

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 15% 24% 23% 2% 149
Once or twice a month 38% 25% 20% 17% < 1% 105
Several times a year 29% 18% 29% 23% 1% 215
Seldom/never 42% 17% 23% 17% 1% 1,060

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 6% 31% 3% 2% 149
Once or twice a month 42% 11% 35% 8% 4% 105
Several times a year 33% 9% 46% 9% 3% 215
Seldom/never 13% 16% 56% 14% 1% 1,060

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 57% 1% 2% 149
Once or twice a month 31% 66% 4% < 1% 105
Several times a year 29% 69% 1% 1% 215
Seldom/never 24% 75% 1% 1% 1,060

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 15% 18% 7% 1% 149
Once or twice a month 43% 24% 26% 6% 1% 105
Several times a year 16% 16% 45% 22% 1% 215
Seldom/never 6% 5% 18% 71% < 1% 1,060

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 37% 2% 7% 4% 149
Once or twice a month 43% 31% 4% 15% 7% 105
Several times a year 37% 32% 1% 21% 9% 215
Seldom/never 11% 24% 2% 56% 7% 1,060

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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 86% 9% 5% 149
Once or twice a month 86% 12% 2% 105
Several times a year 85% 11% 4% 215
Seldom/never 54% 37% 8% 1,060

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 79% 15% 7% 149
Once or twice a month 71% 20% 9% 105
Several times a year 61% 27% 12% 215
Seldom/never 38% 52% 10% 1,060

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 19% 38% 149
Once or twice a month 38% 15% 47% 105
Several times a year 36% 14% 50% 215
Seldom/never 26% 16% 58% 1,060

Political ideology among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year who are…

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 149. 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% 38% 15% 3% 149
Once or twice a month 36% 30% 33% 1% 105
Several times a year 30% 43% 22% 5% 215
Seldom/never 20% 40% 35% 5% 1,060

Views about size of government among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 40% 2% 2% 149
Once or twice a month 49% 46% 2% 4% 105
Several times a year 44% 51% 1% 4% 215
Seldom/never 49% 44% 4% 4% 1,060

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 45% 2% 1% 149
Once or twice a month 41% 49% 6% 4% 105
Several times a year 46% 48% 5% 2% 215
Seldom/never 38% 56% 5% 2% 1,060

Views about abortion among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 66% 2% 149
Once or twice a month 45% 54% 1% 105
Several times a year 55% 41% 3% 215
Seldom/never 73% 25% 3% 1,060

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 48% 8% 4% 149
Once or twice a month 60% 30% 6% 3% 105
Several times a year 60% 32% 2% 6% 215
Seldom/never 79% 17% 3% 2% 1,060

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 64% 6% 149
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 3% 105
Several times a year 50% 42% 9% 215
Seldom/never 70% 25% 5% 1,060

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 49% 2% 5% 149
Once or twice a month 40% 54% 2% 4% 105
Several times a year 38% 59% 3% 1% 215
Seldom/never 28% 67% 2% 2% 1,060

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate several times a year by attendance at prayer groups

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 149. 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% 27% 3% 49% 7% 149
Once or twice a month 23% 27% 2% 43% 5% 105
Several times a year 29% 31% 4% 28% 7% 215
Seldom/never 54% 21% 4% 18% 2% 1,060