Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 182. 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.
Buddhist 25% 17% 22% 31% 5% < 1% 182
Catholic 6% 9% 28% 36% 18% 2% 2,961
Evangelical Protestant 8% 10% 26% 36% 18% 2% 4,304
Historically Black Protestant 8% 11% 29% 38% 13% 1% 1,102
Jehovah's Witness 9% 10% 27% 34% 18% 1% 190
Jewish 13% 13% 25% 32% 15% 1% 220
Mainline Protestant 5% 9% 19% 39% 25% 4% 2,357
Mormon 13% 15% 31% 29% 11% 1% 403
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 19% 31% 26% 6% 1% 1,996

Learn More: Younger Millennial, Older Millennial, Generation X, Baby Boomer, Silent, Greatest

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are ages…

Generational cohort 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 100% < 1% < 1% < 1% 895
Older Millennial 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 1,332
Generation X < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer < 1% < 1% 84% 16% 5,957
Silent < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 3,267
Greatest < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% 333

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 53% 47% 895
Older Millennial 46% 54% 1,332
Generation X 45% 55% 2,741
Baby Boomer 46% 54% 5,957
Silent 39% 61% 3,267
Greatest 36% 64% 333

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 882. 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.
Younger Millennial 49% 16% 5% 23% 7% 882
Older Millennial 47% 17% 5% 25% 6% 1,316
Generation X 50% 17% 4% 25% 5% 2,703
Baby Boomer 66% 15% 2% 14% 4% 5,843
Silent 78% 11% 1% 8% 2% 3,229
Greatest 84% 9% 2% 4% 1% 328

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 885. 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.
Younger Millennial 17% 21% 62% 885
Older Millennial 24% 11% 65% 1,311
Generation X 25% 8% 67% 2,710
Baby Boomer 14% 6% 80% 5,901
Silent 9% 10% 81% 3,232
Greatest 5% 22% 73% 329

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have a household income of…

Generational cohort Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 770. 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.
Younger Millennial 46% 18% 23% 13% 770
Older Millennial 45% 25% 21% 9% 1,223
Generation X 36% 20% 25% 19% 2,500
Baby Boomer 34% 19% 28% 19% 5,312
Silent 47% 24% 20% 9% 2,647
Greatest 60% 20% 16% 5% 241

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have completed…

Generational cohort High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 891. 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.
Younger Millennial 46% 42% 10% 2% 891
Older Millennial 31% 37% 22% 10% 1,329
Generation X 37% 31% 18% 14% 2,732
Baby Boomer 40% 31% 17% 13% 5,938
Silent 52% 26% 12% 10% 3,254
Greatest 62% 25% 8% 5% 330

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 891. 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.
Younger Millennial 9% 11% 2% < 1% 78% 891
Older Millennial 39% 14% 8% < 1% 38% 1,325
Generation X 56% 8% 17% 2% 17% 2,733
Baby Boomer 59% 4% 21% 7% 9% 5,933
Silent 51% 2% 13% 32% 3% 3,253
Greatest 30% < 1% 2% 66% 3% 332

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 893. 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.
Younger Millennial 15% 85% 893
Older Millennial 49% 51% 1,328
Generation X 58% 42% 2,728
Baby Boomer 14% 86% 5,946
Silent 3% 97% 3,262
Greatest 1% 99% 332

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they…

Generational cohort 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 = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 67% 15% 5% 1% 9% 2% 895
Older Millennial 65% 19% 5% 1% 8% 2% 1,332
Generation X 74% 17% 3% 1% 4% 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 79% 14% 3% 1% 3% 1% 5,957
Silent 83% 11% 2% 2% 2% 1% 3,267
Greatest 79% 10% 3% 5% 2% 2% 333

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say religion is…

Generational cohort Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 57% 23% 9% 12% 1% 895
Older Millennial 57% 23% 9% 10% 1% 1,332
Generation X 68% 17% 6% 7% 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 73% 16% 5% 5% 1% 5,957
Silent 82% 11% 3% 3% 1% 3,267
Greatest 84% 10% 3% 2% < 1% 333

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend religious services…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 43% 31% 26% < 1% 895
Older Millennial 41% 32% 27% 1% 1,332
Generation X 48% 29% 23% < 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 52% 28% 19% < 1% 5,957
Silent 64% 19% 15% 1% 3,267
Greatest 62% 19% 18% 1% 333

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who pray…

Generational cohort At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 61% 17% 4% 18% < 1% 895
Older Millennial 65% 14% 5% 16% < 1% 1,332
Generation X 75% 12% 3% 9% 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 78% 12% 2% 7% 1% 5,957
Silent 84% 9% 2% 5% 1% 3,267
Greatest 85% 8% < 1% 6% < 1% 333

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 33% 13% 8% 45% < 1% 895
Older Millennial 33% 12% 8% 46% 1% 1,332
Generation X 39% 12% 8% 42% < 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 40% 10% 8% 41% 1% 5,957
Silent 45% 8% 9% 36% 1% 3,267
Greatest 40% 8% 8% 42% 2% 333

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 73% 13% 6% 6% 1% 895
Older Millennial 73% 14% 6% 7% 1% 1,332
Generation X 76% 12% 5% 6% 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 81% 9% 4% 5% 1% 5,957
Silent 83% 7% 3% 5% 2% 3,267
Greatest 87% 4% 4% 5% < 1% 333

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 63% 18% 7% 11% 1% 895
Older Millennial 58% 17% 10% 14% 1% 1,332
Generation X 57% 16% 9% 16% 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 62% 12% 8% 16% 2% 5,957
Silent 57% 11% 9% 19% 3% 3,267
Greatest 54% 10% 8% 23% 4% 333

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Generational cohort Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 35% 18% 35% 8% 3% 895
Older Millennial 37% 15% 39% 8% 2% 1,332
Generation X 42% 11% 36% 8% 3% 2,741
Baby Boomer 47% 9% 36% 6% 3% 5,957
Silent 52% 6% 33% 5% 4% 3,267
Greatest 48% 4% 40% 4% 3% 333

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

Generational cohort 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 = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 26% 71% 2% 2% 895
Older Millennial 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,332
Generation X 37% 60% 1% 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 41% 56% 2% 1% 5,957
Silent 41% 55% 2% 3% 3,267
Greatest 33% 60% 1% 6% 333

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who read scripture…

Generational cohort At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 48% 13% 6% 32% < 1% 895
Older Millennial 49% 10% 7% 34% 1% 1,332
Generation X 56% 9% 6% 28% 1% 2,741
Baby Boomer 57% 10% 6% 27% 1% 5,957
Silent 62% 8% 6% 23% 1% 3,267
Greatest 61% 10% 5% 22% 3% 333

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Generational cohort 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 = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 27% 32% 3% 33% 5% 895
Older Millennial 31% 25% 2% 34% 8% 1,332
Generation X 40% 25% 3% 27% 6% 2,741
Baby Boomer 42% 25% 4% 22% 7% 5,957
Silent 49% 25% 4% 14% 7% 3,267
Greatest 56% 21% 5% 9% 10% 333

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in heaven

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 72% 22% 6% 895
Older Millennial 70% 23% 7% 1,332
Generation X 76% 17% 8% 2,741
Baby Boomer 78% 15% 7% 5,957
Silent 83% 9% 8% 3,267
Greatest 81% 12% 6% 333

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in hell

Generational cohort Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 61% 34% 5% 895
Older Millennial 58% 36% 6% 1,332
Generation X 63% 29% 8% 2,741
Baby Boomer 63% 29% 8% 5,957
Silent 65% 24% 11% 3,267
Greatest 59% 26% 15% 333

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Generational cohort Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 34% 22% 44% 895
Older Millennial 30% 27% 44% 1,332
Generation X 33% 22% 44% 2,741
Baby Boomer 39% 16% 45% 5,957
Silent 45% 14% 42% 3,267
Greatest 41% 11% 48% 333

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Generational cohort Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 29% 36% 28% 7% 895
Older Millennial 30% 32% 30% 9% 1,332
Generation X 38% 31% 24% 6% 2,741
Baby Boomer 44% 30% 22% 5% 5,957
Silent 50% 27% 16% 6% 3,267
Greatest 48% 33% 13% 6% 333

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who would rather have…

Generational cohort Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 47% 48% 3% 3% 895
Older Millennial 44% 48% 4% 4% 1,332
Generation X 47% 46% 3% 4% 2,741
Baby Boomer 52% 40% 4% 4% 5,957
Silent 59% 33% 3% 6% 3,267
Greatest 56% 30% 5% 9% 333

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Generational cohort Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 39% 56% 4% 1% 895
Older Millennial 38% 55% 5% 3% 1,332
Generation X 42% 51% 5% 2% 2,741
Baby Boomer 43% 50% 5% 2% 5,957
Silent 48% 44% 4% 4% 3,267
Greatest 37% 53% 3% 7% 333

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Generational cohort Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 47% 50% 2% 895
Older Millennial 49% 47% 4% 1,332
Generation X 48% 48% 5% 2,741
Baby Boomer 47% 48% 5% 5,957
Silent 38% 55% 7% 3,267
Greatest 37% 52% 11% 333

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Generational cohort Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 70% 26% 2% 2% 895
Older Millennial 63% 30% 4% 3% 1,332
Generation X 56% 35% 4% 4% 2,741
Baby Boomer 51% 40% 5% 4% 5,957
Silent 39% 51% 5% 5% 3,267
Greatest 28% 59% 5% 8% 333

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Generational cohort Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 62% 32% 5% 895
Older Millennial 59% 36% 6% 1,332
Generation X 47% 44% 9% 2,741
Baby Boomer 41% 51% 8% 5,957
Silent 28% 61% 11% 3,267
Greatest 20% 66% 14% 333

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

Generational cohort 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 = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 32% 63% 2% 4% 895
Older Millennial 33% 62% 2% 3% 1,332
Generation X 35% 59% 3% 3% 2,741
Baby Boomer 41% 54% 3% 3% 5,957
Silent 43% 45% 4% 8% 3,267
Greatest 34% 44% 7% 16% 333

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by generational group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans…

Generational cohort 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 = 895. 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.
Younger Millennial 36% 25% 4% 32% 3% 895
Older Millennial 33% 29% 4% 32% 3% 1,332
Generation X 25% 26% 4% 41% 4% 2,741
Baby Boomer 21% 27% 4% 43% 5% 5,957
Silent 16% 24% 5% 47% 10% 3,267
Greatest 15% 12% 5% 51% 17% 333