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

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

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 25% 18% 12% 45% < 1% 2,884
2007 26% 19% 11% 42% 1% 2,613

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

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

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 18% 22% 15% 45% < 1% 613
Evangelical Protestant 48% 25% 11% 16% < 1% 546
Historically Black Protestant 51% 25% 8% 16% < 1% 162
Mainline Protestant 26% 20% 12% 41% < 1% 574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 7% 9% 76% < 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 frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 686. 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% 37% 25% 14% 686
Once or twice a month 23% 35% 25% 17% 506
Several times a year 24% 37% 24% 15% 342
Seldom/never 29% 34% 22% 15% 1,297

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 686. 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 15% 16% 30% 30% 9% 1% 686
Once or twice a month 17% 15% 27% 29% 12% 1% 506
Several times a year 14% 16% 31% 27% 11% 1% 342
Seldom/never 19% 19% 26% 26% 10% 1% 1,297

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 56% 699
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 512
Several times a year 55% 45% 347
Seldom/never 47% 53% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 695. 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% 20% 3% 17% 4% 695
Once or twice a month 52% 16% 5% 21% 5% 510
Several times a year 61% 11% 4% 20% 5% 341
Seldom/never 71% 5% 6% 15% 3% 1,293

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 689. 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% 8% 77% 689
Once or twice a month 22% 8% 69% 502
Several times a year 18% 9% 73% 341
Seldom/never 15% 14% 71% 1,301

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 631. 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% 20% 24% 16% 631
Once or twice a month 37% 21% 27% 15% 459
Several times a year 36% 18% 24% 22% 309
Seldom/never 30% 18% 28% 24% 1,181

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 698. 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% 31% 15% 9% 698
Once or twice a month 45% 30% 16% 10% 511
Several times a year 40% 31% 14% 15% 347
Seldom/never 30% 35% 21% 14% 1,308

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 6% 12% 4% 28% 699
Once or twice a month 41% 7% 17% 6% 29% 509
Several times a year 46% 8% 12% 5% 29% 347
Seldom/never 43% 10% 12% 5% 30% 1,311

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 698. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 69% 698
Once or twice a month 27% 73% 511
Several times a year 29% 71% 347
Seldom/never 25% 75% 1,310

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 699. 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% 13% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 699
Once or twice a month 67% 23% 6% 1% 1% 2% 512
Several times a year 57% 26% 5% 1% 7% 3% 347
Seldom/never 32% 35% 12% 1% 17% 3% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 699
Once or twice a month 63% 29% 5% 2% 1% 512
Several times a year 44% 40% 11% 4% 1% 347
Seldom/never 20% 35% 24% 21% 1% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 24% 6% < 1% 699
Once or twice a month 34% 52% 13% 1% 512
Several times a year 20% 55% 24% 1% 347
Seldom/never 9% 41% 50% < 1% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 13% 3% 3% < 1% 699
Once or twice a month 55% 29% 9% 7% < 1% 512
Several times a year 40% 25% 14% 20% 1% 347
Seldom/never 22% 20% 15% 42% 1% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 24% 10% 17% < 1% 699
Once or twice a month 15% 29% 11% 44% < 1% 512
Several times a year 6% 10% 29% 54% 1% 347
Seldom/never 4% 5% 4% 86% < 1% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 18% 3% 4% < 1% 699
Once or twice a month 54% 29% 10% 6% 1% 512
Several times a year 55% 19% 13% 12% 1% 347
Seldom/never 41% 28% 13% 16% 1% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 26% 11% 18% 1% 699
Once or twice a month 45% 22% 16% 16% 1% 512
Several times a year 44% 20% 18% 18% < 1% 347
Seldom/never 48% 19% 16% 17% 1% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 7% 26% 6% 2% 699
Once or twice a month 35% 14% 41% 8% 2% 512
Several times a year 19% 14% 54% 9% 3% 347
Seldom/never 9% 19% 55% 15% 2% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 699. 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% 57% 1% 1% 699
Once or twice a month 30% 67% 2% 1% 512
Several times a year 32% 68% < 1% < 1% 347
Seldom/never 20% 79% 1% 1% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 699. 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% 31% 3% 10% 6% 699
Once or twice a month 32% 36% 2% 22% 8% 512
Several times a year 24% 30% 1% 35% 10% 347
Seldom/never 9% 18% 1% 65% 7% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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 89% 7% 4% 699
Once or twice a month 83% 11% 6% 512
Several times a year 73% 20% 7% 347
Seldom/never 51% 41% 8% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 18% 7% 699
Once or twice a month 64% 28% 8% 512
Several times a year 59% 36% 6% 347
Seldom/never 35% 58% 7% 1,314

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 15% 43% 699
Once or twice a month 37% 16% 47% 512
Several times a year 34% 20% 46% 347
Seldom/never 28% 16% 56% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 35% 15% 5% 699
Once or twice a month 38% 33% 24% 5% 512
Several times a year 32% 36% 29% 4% 347
Seldom/never 21% 37% 37% 5% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 46% 4% 2% 699
Once or twice a month 45% 50% 3% 3% 512
Several times a year 48% 46% 3% 3% 347
Seldom/never 48% 46% 3% 3% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 51% 3% 1% 699
Once or twice a month 41% 54% 3% 2% 512
Several times a year 41% 55% 3% 1% 347
Seldom/never 36% 59% 3% 2% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 59% 3% 699
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 5% 512
Several times a year 64% 29% 7% 347
Seldom/never 75% 22% 3% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 43% 5% 3% 699
Once or twice a month 59% 31% 5% 5% 512
Several times a year 75% 16% 3% 6% 347
Seldom/never 85% 11% 2% 2% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 699. 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% 53% 7% 699
Once or twice a month 52% 39% 9% 512
Several times a year 65% 26% 9% 347
Seldom/never 78% 17% 5% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 699. 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% 55% 2% 2% 699
Once or twice a month 43% 54% 1% 2% 512
Several times a year 30% 66% 2% 2% 347
Seldom/never 27% 69% 2% 2% 1,314

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

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

Frequency of reading scripture 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 = 699. 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% 32% 4% 46% 3% 699
Once or twice a month 24% 30% 4% 37% 5% 512
Several times a year 40% 33% 6% 19% 4% 347
Seldom/never 57% 20% 5% 17% 2% 1,314