Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate several times a year

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 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 16% 10% 23% 51% 1% 1,534
2007 15% 10% 25% 49% 1% 1,517

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Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate several times a year by religious group

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 11% 8% 30% 50% < 1% 350
Evangelical Protestant 40% 19% 22% 19% < 1% 243
Mainline Protestant 13% 9% 32% 45% < 1% 304
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 4% 11% 82% < 1% 418

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 219. 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% 33% 30% 20% 219
Once or twice a month 28% 35% 26% 11% 136
Several times a year 24% 38% 25% 14% 319
Seldom/never 27% 34% 23% 17% 830

Generational cohort among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 219. 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 11% 11% 29% 33% 15% 1% 219
Once or twice a month 20% 13% 31% 30% 6% 1% 136
Several times a year 15% 13% 34% 29% 9% 1% 319
Seldom/never 16% 19% 25% 28% 10% 1% 830

Gender composition among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 223. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 45% 223
Once or twice a month 58% 42% 138
Several times a year 49% 51% 325
Seldom/never 53% 47% 842

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 222. 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 62% 18% 2% 15% 3% 222
Once or twice a month 66% 15% 5% 14% < 1% 135
Several times a year 54% 12% 10% 19% 5% 320
Seldom/never 73% 5% 5% 14% 3% 836

Immigrant status among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 220. 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% 75% 220
Once or twice a month 19% 9% 72% 135
Several times a year 26% 9% 65% 321
Seldom/never 14% 13% 73% 837

Income distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 192. 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 34% 21% 30% 15% 192
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 26% 14% 122
Several times a year 37% 16% 29% 18% 289
Seldom/never 27% 20% 25% 28% 745

Educational distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 222. 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% 32% 18% 9% 222
Once or twice a month 41% 27% 22% 10% 137
Several times a year 39% 31% 18% 11% 322
Seldom/never 31% 27% 25% 17% 840

Marital status among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 4% 11% 7% 20% 223
Once or twice a month 45% 8% 13% 5% 30% 137
Several times a year 46% 8% 14% 5% 27% 323
Seldom/never 44% 13% 10% 3% 30% 839

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 223
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 138
Several times a year 35% 65% 324
Seldom/never 23% 77% 841

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 14% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 223
Once or twice a month 73% 24% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 138
Several times a year 63% 25% 6% 1% 4% 1% 325
Seldom/never 32% 30% 13% < 1% 21% 4% 842

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 11% < 1% 2% < 1% 223
Once or twice a month 63% 30% 3% 3% < 1% 138
Several times a year 45% 43% 7% 4% < 1% 325
Seldom/never 17% 37% 24% 21% < 1% 842

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 27% 6% < 1% 223
Once or twice a month 36% 54% 10% < 1% 138
Several times a year 25% 58% 17% < 1% 325
Seldom/never 8% 42% 50% < 1% 842

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 19% 1% 2% < 1% 223
Once or twice a month 53% 31% 8% 6% 2% 138
Several times a year 46% 24% 12% 17% 1% 325
Seldom/never 21% 18% 14% 47% < 1% 842

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

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 22% 17% 23% 1% 223
Once or twice a month 17% 20% 27% 36% < 1% 138
Several times a year 8% 9% 32% 51% < 1% 325
Seldom/never 2% 1% 7% 91% < 1% 842

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 16% 15% 5% < 1% 223
Once or twice a month 45% 26% 23% 6% < 1% 138
Several times a year 43% 19% 30% 7% < 1% 325
Seldom/never 33% 21% 26% 19% 1% 842

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 18% 20% 21% < 1% 223
Once or twice a month 38% 24% 23% 15% 1% 138
Several times a year 37% 15% 25% 22% 2% 325
Seldom/never 40% 18% 25% 17% < 1% 842

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 7% 31% 3% 2% 223
Once or twice a month 43% 8% 40% 4% 4% 138
Several times a year 23% 13% 53% 10% 2% 325
Seldom/never 9% 16% 57% 16% 2% 842

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 48% 1% 2% 223
Once or twice a month 31% 68% < 1% 2% 138
Several times a year 27% 71% 2% 1% 325
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 842

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 30% 3% 9% 3% 223
Once or twice a month 29% 39% 2% 20% 10% 138
Several times a year 24% 37% 1% 29% 9% 325
Seldom/never 9% 20% 2% 63% 6% 842

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 7% 5% 223
Once or twice a month 85% 10% 6% 138
Several times a year 80% 15% 5% 325
Seldom/never 48% 44% 9% 842

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 13% 8% 223
Once or twice a month 63% 22% 15% 138
Several times a year 56% 33% 11% 325
Seldom/never 32% 58% 9% 842

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 16% 42% 223
Once or twice a month 37% 9% 54% 138
Several times a year 31% 17% 52% 325
Seldom/never 25% 16% 59% 842

Political ideology among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

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

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 223. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 34% 20% 4% 223
Once or twice a month 31% 39% 27% 4% 138
Several times a year 27% 43% 26% 3% 325
Seldom/never 19% 40% 36% 5% 842

Views about size of government among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 223. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 40% 3% 2% 223
Once or twice a month 46% 50% 1% 3% 138
Several times a year 51% 43% 2% 3% 325
Seldom/never 46% 45% 4% 5% 842

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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 54% 41% 3% 2% 223
Once or twice a month 35% 56% 8% 2% 138
Several times a year 42% 53% 4% 1% 325
Seldom/never 37% 56% 4% 3% 842

Views about abortion among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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 34% 64% 2% 223
Once or twice a month 46% 54% < 1% 138
Several times a year 58% 38% 4% 325
Seldom/never 79% 19% 2% 842

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 46% 7% 5% 223
Once or twice a month 64% 30% 3% 2% 138
Several times a year 68% 25% 3% 4% 325
Seldom/never 81% 15% 2% 2% 842

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 223. 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% 63% 7% 223
Once or twice a month 52% 44% 4% 138
Several times a year 58% 36% 6% 325
Seldom/never 72% 23% 5% 842

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 51% 2% 3% 223
Once or twice a month 40% 58% 1% 1% 138
Several times a year 35% 58% 3% 4% 325
Seldom/never 26% 70% 2% 2% 842

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate several times a year by frequency of reading scripture

% of adults who meditate several times a year 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 = 223. 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% 22% 3% 55% 7% 223
Once or twice a month 24% 38% 3% 34% 2% 138
Several times a year 35% 29% 6% 27% 3% 325
Seldom/never 60% 19% 4% 13% 4% 842