Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate once or twice a month

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

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 45% 21% 10% 23% 1% 2,884
2007 53% 23% 9% 15% 1% 2,613

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Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate once or twice a month by religious group

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

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 55% 26% 10% 8% < 1% 613
Evangelical Protestant 67% 22% 7% 4% < 1% 546
Historically Black Protestant 74% 15% 7% 3% 1% 162
Mainline Protestant 48% 27% 11% 13% 1% 574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 14% 13% 13% 60% < 1% 703

Learn More: At least daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,259. 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 daily 20% 37% 26% 16% 1,259
Weekly 24% 30% 26% 20% 611
Monthly 27% 39% 21% 13% 284
Seldom/never 38% 35% 17% 10% 667

Generational cohort among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,259. 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 daily 12% 14% 32% 31% 10% 1% 1,259
Weekly 16% 15% 24% 31% 14% 1% 611
Monthly 19% 21% 26% 25% 8% 1% 284
Seldom/never 24% 24% 25% 19% 7% 1% 667

Gender composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 40% 60% 1,282
Weekly 49% 51% 620
Monthly 53% 47% 287
Seldom/never 58% 42% 674

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,273. 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 daily 57% 17% 3% 18% 4% 1,273
Weekly 64% 8% 5% 19% 4% 612
Monthly 65% 10% 5% 16% 4% 284
Seldom/never 72% 4% 7% 13% 4% 662

Immigrant status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,265. 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 daily 18% 8% 74% 1,265
Weekly 16% 13% 71% 611
Monthly 14% 13% 73% 282
Seldom/never 15% 14% 71% 665

Income distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,139. 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 daily 37% 20% 26% 17% 1,139
Weekly 36% 20% 24% 19% 562
Monthly 36% 20% 25% 19% 260
Seldom/never 28% 16% 30% 26% 616

Educational distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,277. 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 daily 44% 30% 16% 10% 1,277
Weekly 40% 33% 16% 11% 619
Monthly 37% 33% 18% 12% 286
Seldom/never 24% 38% 21% 17% 673

Marital status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,279. 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 daily 52% 7% 12% 6% 23% 1,279
Weekly 42% 7% 16% 7% 29% 619
Monthly 38% 10% 13% 4% 35% 287
Seldom/never 37% 11% 11% 2% 38% 672

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

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

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,280. 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 daily 33% 67% 1,280
Weekly 24% 76% 617
Monthly 22% 78% 287
Seldom/never 21% 79% 673

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 1,282. 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 daily 80% 17% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,282
Weekly 54% 37% 7% 1% < 1% 1% 620
Monthly 40% 39% 13% 1% 3% 5% 287
Seldom/never 12% 29% 15% 1% 36% 7% 674

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

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

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 76% 19% 3% 1% < 1% 1,282
Weekly 39% 48% 10% 3% < 1% 620
Monthly 21% 50% 21% 6% 1% 287
Seldom/never 8% 22% 33% 36% 1% 674

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 52% 36% 12% < 1% 1,282
Weekly 25% 50% 25% 1% 620
Monthly 7% 57% 36% < 1% 287
Seldom/never 3% 33% 63% < 1% 674

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 33% 21% 11% 35% < 1% 1,282
Weekly 12% 16% 14% 59% < 1% 620
Monthly 3% 11% 10% 75% < 1% 287
Seldom/never 1% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 674

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 67% 21% 7% 5% < 1% 1,282
Weekly 50% 29% 13% 7% 1% 620
Monthly 39% 29% 15% 16% 1% 287
Seldom/never 39% 26% 11% 23% 1% 674

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 43% 22% 15% 19% 1% 1,282
Weekly 41% 24% 15% 20% 2% 620
Monthly 46% 21% 20% 12% 1% 287
Seldom/never 56% 18% 13% 13% < 1% 674

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

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

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 47% 7% 37% 7% 2% 1,282
Weekly 23% 14% 50% 12% 2% 620
Monthly 7% 19% 59% 11% 3% 287
Seldom/never 4% 26% 52% 17% 2% 674

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 1,282. 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 daily 37% 61% 1% 1% 1,282
Weekly 27% 71% 1% 1% 620
Monthly 20% 78% 1% 1% 287
Seldom/never 16% 83% 1% < 1% 674

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 46% 22% 11% 22% < 1% 1,282
Weekly 16% 25% 15% 44% < 1% 620
Monthly 6% 15% 16% 62% < 1% 287
Seldom/never 3% 5% 10% 81% < 1% 674

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 1,282. 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 daily 39% 34% 3% 17% 8% 1,282
Weekly 23% 34% 1% 35% 6% 620
Monthly 15% 23% 1% 52% 10% 287
Seldom/never 3% 7% < 1% 84% 6% 674

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 90% 6% 4% 1,282
Weekly 76% 17% 6% 620
Monthly 64% 23% 13% 287
Seldom/never 24% 67% 9% 674

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 72% 22% 6% 1,282
Weekly 56% 35% 9% 620
Monthly 43% 48% 9% 287
Seldom/never 19% 75% 6% 674

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 39% 16% 45% 1,282
Weekly 38% 14% 48% 620
Monthly 28% 19% 53% 287
Seldom/never 22% 17% 61% 674

Political ideology among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 40% 34% 21% 5% 1,282
Weekly 35% 36% 26% 3% 620
Monthly 19% 44% 33% 4% 287
Seldom/never 15% 35% 43% 7% 674

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

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

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,282
Weekly 53% 42% 3% 3% 620
Monthly 46% 48% 3% 3% 287
Seldom/never 46% 48% 2% 3% 674

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 44% 53% 3% 1% 1,282
Weekly 44% 52% 2% 2% 620
Monthly 39% 53% 5% 3% 287
Seldom/never 29% 67% 3% 1% 674

Views about abortion among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 47% 49% 4% 1,282
Weekly 60% 35% 4% 620
Monthly 72% 25% 3% 287
Seldom/never 82% 15% 3% 674

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 57% 36% 4% 3% 1,282
Weekly 71% 21% 3% 5% 620
Monthly 77% 18% 2% 2% 287
Seldom/never 90% 6% 3% 1% 674

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,282. 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 daily 48% 45% 7% 1,282
Weekly 62% 30% 7% 620
Monthly 71% 23% 6% 287
Seldom/never 86% 10% 4% 674

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 1,282. 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 daily 40% 56% 2% 2% 1,282
Weekly 35% 61% 2% 2% 620
Monthly 35% 62% 1% 2% 287
Seldom/never 20% 76% 3% 1% 674

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 1,282. 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 daily 20% 32% 4% 41% 3% 1,282
Weekly 35% 32% 6% 23% 3% 620
Monthly 44% 27% 4% 23% 3% 287
Seldom/never 74% 12% 4% 9% 1% 674