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

% of adults who meditate several times a year who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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 39% 34% 14% 12% < 1% 1,534
2007 48% 30% 13% 8% 1% 1,517

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate several times a year by religious group

% of adults who meditate several times a year who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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 49% 40% 9% 1% < 1% 350
Evangelical Protestant 67% 30% 3% 1% < 1% 243
Mainline Protestant 42% 44% 11% 2% 1% 304
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 23% 32% 39% < 1% 418

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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.
Very important 18% 34% 29% 20% 575
Somewhat important 28% 34% 23% 15% 487
Not too important 32% 35% 19% 13% 237
Not at all important 28% 40% 20% 12% 204

Generational cohort among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 575. 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.
Very important 12% 11% 28% 33% 13% 2% 575
Somewhat important 16% 18% 28% 28% 9% 1% 487
Not too important 20% 21% 26% 25% 7% < 1% 237
Not at all important 21% 15% 32% 23% 8% 1% 204

Gender composition among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 50% 50% 582
Somewhat important 54% 46% 495
Not too important 58% 42% 241
Not at all important 56% 44% 208

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 577. 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.
Very important 62% 15% 4% 16% 3% 577
Somewhat important 60% 8% 10% 18% 4% 492
Not too important 76% 3% 6% 12% 3% 238
Not at all important 83% 6% 2% 7% 2% 205

Immigrant status among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 572. 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.
Very important 19% 8% 73% 572
Somewhat important 22% 12% 66% 490
Not too important 10% 13% 76% 240
Not at all important 13% 13% 74% 207

Income distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who have a household income of…

Importance of religion in one's life Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 503. 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.
Very important 37% 17% 28% 18% 503
Somewhat important 34% 18% 25% 23% 443
Not too important 19% 27% 27% 27% 212
Not at all important 22% 20% 30% 29% 190

Educational distribution among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 579. 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.
Very important 43% 30% 19% 7% 579
Somewhat important 36% 26% 23% 16% 493
Not too important 28% 28% 27% 17% 240
Not at all important 20% 33% 22% 25% 207

Marital status among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 580. 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.
Very important 56% 6% 11% 6% 20% 580
Somewhat important 45% 11% 12% 3% 29% 494
Not too important 36% 13% 10% 2% 38% 239
Not at all important 40% 13% 12% 1% 33% 208

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 33% 67% 582
Somewhat important 30% 70% 493
Not too important 15% 85% 241
Not at all important 21% 79% 208

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 582. 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.
Very important 83% 14% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 582
Somewhat important 44% 39% 10% < 1% 5% 1% 495
Not too important 15% 36% 21% < 1% 22% 5% 241
Not at all important 13% 12% 10% < 1% 55% 9% 208

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who attend religious services…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 50% 39% 10% 1% 582
Somewhat important 11% 65% 24% < 1% 495
Not too important 2% 40% 58% < 1% 241
Not at all important 1% 10% 89% < 1% 208

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 69% 23% 4% 3% 1% 582
Somewhat important 28% 28% 20% 22% 1% 495
Not too important 8% 13% 14% 65% < 1% 241
Not at all important 7% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 208

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

% of adults who meditate several times a year who attend prayer group…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 24% 15% 24% 37% < 1% 582
Somewhat important 2% 6% 18% 74% < 1% 495
Not too important 2% < 1% 4% 95% < 1% 241
Not at all important < 1% < 1% 3% 96% < 1% 208

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 58% 15% 21% 5% 1% 582
Somewhat important 30% 24% 30% 15% 1% 495
Not too important 31% 17% 28% 24% < 1% 241
Not at all important 29% 28% 20% 21% 1% 208

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 39% 16% 23% 21% 1% 582
Somewhat important 34% 19% 26% 20% < 1% 495
Not too important 38% 21% 28% 13% < 1% 241
Not at all important 52% 16% 18% 13% 1% 208

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Importance of religion in one's life Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 47% 8% 38% 5% 2% 582
Somewhat important 13% 13% 60% 11% 2% 495
Not too important 1% 23% 56% 19% < 1% 241
Not at all important 2% 20% 54% 23% 1% 208

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 582. 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.
Very important 37% 61% 1% 1% 582
Somewhat important 24% 74% 1% 1% 495
Not too important 17% 82% < 1% 1% 241
Not at all important 14% 86% 1% < 1% 208

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

% of adults who meditate several times a year who read scripture…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 35% 15% 27% 22% 1% 582
Somewhat important 5% 9% 30% 56% < 1% 495
Not too important 1% 2% 12% 85% < 1% 241
Not at all important 3% 3% 8% 87% < 1% 208

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who say the holy scripture is…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 582. 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.
Very important 46% 34% 3% 12% 5% 582
Somewhat important 8% 34% 2% 44% 12% 495
Not too important 2% 14% 1% 80% 3% 241
Not at all important 2% 3% < 1% 92% 2% 208

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 88% 8% 4% 582
Somewhat important 71% 21% 8% 495
Not too important 36% 52% 12% 241
Not at all important 11% 83% 6% 208

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 73% 19% 9% 582
Somewhat important 47% 41% 12% 495
Not too important 20% 71% 10% 241
Not at all important 8% 85% 7% 208

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 40% 15% 46% 582
Somewhat important 28% 18% 54% 495
Not too important 23% 15% 62% 241
Not at all important 15% 14% 71% 208

Political ideology among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 38% 37% 21% 4% 582
Somewhat important 23% 44% 29% 4% 495
Not too important 13% 47% 37% 3% 241
Not at all important 7% 29% 58% 6% 208

Views about size of government among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 52% 42% 3% 2% 582
Somewhat important 46% 46% 3% 5% 495
Not too important 50% 44% 2% 4% 241
Not at all important 45% 49% 3% 3% 208

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who say government aid to the poor…

Importance of religion in one's life Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 50% 44% 4% 2% 582
Somewhat important 40% 53% 5% 2% 495
Not too important 30% 66% 2% 2% 241
Not at all important 25% 67% 7% 2% 208

Views about abortion among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate several times a year who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's life Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 43% 55% 2% 582
Somewhat important 67% 29% 4% 495
Not too important 88% 11% 1% 241
Not at all important 91% 8% 1% 208

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 53% 39% 4% 4% 582
Somewhat important 74% 19% 4% 3% 495
Not too important 92% 5% 2% 1% 241
Not at all important 90% 7% 2% 1% 208

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 582. 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.
Very important 39% 54% 7% 582
Somewhat important 66% 30% 4% 495
Not too important 81% 13% 6% 241
Not at all important 89% 9% 3% 208

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 582. 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.
Very important 42% 53% 2% 3% 582
Somewhat important 32% 62% 3% 3% 495
Not too important 23% 74% 1% 1% 241
Not at all important 12% 85% 2% 1% 208

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate several times a year by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 582. 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.
Very important 20% 30% 5% 40% 6% 582
Somewhat important 43% 28% 4% 20% 4% 495
Not too important 75% 10% 3% 12% < 1% 241
Not at all important 80% 10% 2% 7% 1% 208