Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

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

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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 35% 13% 13% 2% 37% 166
Catholic 53% 8% 12% 9% 18% 4,154
Evangelical Protestant 58% 4% 14% 8% 16% 6,516
Historically Black Protestant 34% 5% 19% 9% 33% 1,417
Jehovah's Witness 55% 5% 12% 8% 20% 202
Jewish 58% 5% 10% 5% 23% 318
Mainline Protestant 56% 5% 13% 11% 15% 3,510
Mormon 66% 4% 7% 5% 18% 542
Muslim 46% 5% 7% < 1% 42% 150
Orthodox Christian 46% 3% 12% 7% 32% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 13% 12% 3% 34% 3,033

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,824. 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.
Married 7% 38% 34% 21% 10,824
Living with a partner 35% 43% 17% 5% 1,068
Divorced/separated 4% 36% 41% 19% 2,870
Widowed < 1% 6% 20% 73% 2,159
Never married 58% 27% 12% 3% 3,505

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,824. 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.
Married 2% 11% 32% 40% 14% 1% 10,824
Living with a partner 18% 28% 32% 18% 3% < 1% 1,068
Divorced/separated 2% 7% 32% 48% 12% < 1% 2,870
Widowed < 1% 1% 5% 29% 53% 12% 2,159
Never married 42% 23% 19% 14% 2% < 1% 3,505

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 45% 55% 11,074
Living with a partner 45% 55% 1,079
Divorced/separated 39% 61% 2,931
Widowed 20% 80% 2,210
Never married 51% 49% 3,549

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,911. 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.
Married 71% 9% 3% 13% 3% 10,911
Living with a partner 54% 11% 2% 27% 6% 1,070
Divorced/separated 59% 17% 1% 18% 5% 2,883
Widowed 73% 14% 1% 9% 3% 2,181
Never married 47% 23% 4% 19% 6% 3,501

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,975. 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.
Married 16% 7% 77% 10,975
Living with a partner 19% 12% 70% 1,067
Divorced/separated 15% 7% 78% 2,884
Widowed 8% 10% 82% 2,178
Never married 15% 15% 70% 3,495

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have a household income of…

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 9,520. 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.
Married 21% 20% 34% 26% 9,520
Living with a partner 47% 22% 21% 10% 993
Divorced/separated 53% 23% 18% 7% 2,626
Widowed 61% 21% 13% 5% 1,781
Never married 46% 21% 21% 12% 3,120

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 11,011. 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.
Married 36% 30% 20% 14% 11,011
Living with a partner 41% 36% 15% 8% 1,072
Divorced/separated 45% 35% 13% 7% 2,913
Widowed 57% 27% 9% 7% 2,197
Never married 42% 37% 13% 7% 3,539

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 11,020. 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.
Married 39% 61% 11,020
Living with a partner 37% 63% 1,077
Divorced/separated 26% 74% 2,926
Widowed 7% 93% 2,207
Never married 15% 85% 3,544

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 11,074. 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.
Married 79% 13% 2% 1% 4% 1% 11,074
Living with a partner 60% 22% 5% 1% 10% 2% 1,079
Divorced/separated 80% 14% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2,931
Widowed 84% 11% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2,210
Never married 68% 17% 4% 1% 8% 2% 3,549

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 74% 15% 5% 5% 1% 11,074
Living with a partner 50% 28% 10% 12% < 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 70% 18% 5% 5% 1% 2,931
Widowed 81% 13% 2% 3% 1% 2,210
Never married 59% 21% 9% 10% 1% 3,549

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who attend religious services…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 56% 27% 17% < 1% 11,074
Living with a partner 24% 41% 35% 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 42% 32% 25% < 1% 2,931
Widowed 57% 24% 17% 2% 2,210
Never married 41% 33% 26% 1% 3,549

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 75% 12% 3% 10% 1% 11,074
Living with a partner 56% 17% 6% 20% < 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 76% 13% 2% 8% 1% 2,931
Widowed 82% 10% 2% 5% 1% 2,210
Never married 61% 15% 4% 18% 1% 3,549

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 39% 11% 8% 41% < 1% 11,074
Living with a partner 19% 10% 10% 60% < 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 35% 11% 8% 46% 1% 2,931
Widowed 40% 9% 9% 40% 2% 2,210
Never married 29% 12% 9% 50% 1% 3,549

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 54% 7% 3% 34% 2% 11,074
Living with a partner 47% 9% 4% 40% 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 59% 8% 3% 29% 2% 2,931
Widowed 69% 4% 2% 21% 4% 2,210
Never married 47% 10% 3% 39% 1% 3,549

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 54% 15% 10% 20% 2% 11,074
Living with a partner 61% 14% 9% 15% 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 57% 13% 8% 20% 2% 2,931
Widowed 54% 11% 9% 23% 3% 2,210
Never married 57% 16% 8% 18% 1% 3,549

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 50% 8% 34% 6% 3% 11,074
Living with a partner 25% 13% 49% 10% 2% 1,079
Divorced/separated 43% 9% 39% 6% 3% 2,931
Widowed 50% 6% 37% 3% 4% 2,210
Never married 36% 13% 40% 8% 3% 3,549

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 11,074. 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.
Married 46% 52% 1% 1% 11,074
Living with a partner 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 34% 63% 2% 1% 2,931
Widowed 34% 61% 2% 3% 2,210
Never married 30% 68% 2% 1% 3,549

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 53% 10% 8% 29% 1% 11,074
Living with a partner 32% 15% 8% 45% < 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 53% 11% 7% 29% 1% 2,931
Widowed 60% 8% 6% 24% 2% 2,210
Never married 44% 12% 8% 37% < 1% 3,549

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Marital status 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 = 11,074. 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.
Married 41% 28% 4% 21% 6% 11,074
Living with a partner 29% 22% 1% 39% 9% 1,079
Divorced/separated 44% 25% 3% 21% 7% 2,931
Widowed 51% 23% 5% 14% 7% 2,210
Never married 31% 29% 2% 31% 7% 3,549

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 78% 14% 7% 11,074
Living with a partner 71% 23% 6% 1,079
Divorced/separated 80% 13% 7% 2,931
Widowed 87% 7% 6% 2,210
Never married 76% 18% 6% 3,549

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 65% 27% 8% 11,074
Living with a partner 55% 38% 7% 1,079
Divorced/separated 66% 26% 8% 2,931
Widowed 67% 22% 10% 2,210
Never married 63% 30% 7% 3,549

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 48% 17% 36% 11,074
Living with a partner 24% 24% 52% 1,079
Divorced/separated 32% 20% 49% 2,931
Widowed 38% 16% 46% 2,210
Never married 31% 19% 50% 3,549

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 48% 29% 18% 5% 11,074
Living with a partner 27% 33% 33% 7% 1,079
Divorced/separated 38% 32% 24% 6% 2,931
Widowed 44% 33% 16% 7% 2,210
Never married 31% 34% 27% 7% 3,549

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 61% 33% 3% 4% 11,074
Living with a partner 38% 54% 4% 4% 1,079
Divorced/separated 45% 48% 3% 4% 2,931
Widowed 51% 38% 5% 6% 2,210
Never married 43% 52% 3% 3% 3,549

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 52% 42% 4% 2% 11,074
Living with a partner 34% 60% 4% 1% 1,079
Divorced/separated 39% 54% 5% 2% 2,931
Widowed 43% 48% 5% 4% 2,210
Never married 39% 55% 4% 2% 3,549

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 42% 54% 4% 11,074
Living with a partner 60% 37% 3% 1,079
Divorced/separated 51% 44% 4% 2,931
Widowed 40% 52% 8% 2,210
Never married 51% 45% 4% 3,549

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 49% 43% 4% 4% 11,074
Living with a partner 76% 17% 5% 3% 1,079
Divorced/separated 56% 36% 5% 3% 2,931
Widowed 42% 48% 6% 5% 2,210
Never married 65% 28% 4% 3% 3,549

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,074. 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.
Married 40% 53% 7% 11,074
Living with a partner 71% 23% 6% 1,079
Divorced/separated 45% 46% 9% 2,931
Widowed 31% 58% 11% 2,210
Never married 58% 35% 7% 3,549

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 11,074. 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.
Married 44% 51% 3% 3% 11,074
Living with a partner 31% 65% 2% 2% 1,079
Divorced/separated 37% 56% 3% 4% 2,931
Widowed 38% 50% 4% 8% 2,210
Never married 33% 61% 2% 3% 3,549

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 11,074. 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.
Married 21% 26% 4% 45% 4% 11,074
Living with a partner 37% 30% 3% 27% 3% 1,079
Divorced/separated 21% 28% 3% 43% 4% 2,931
Widowed 16% 21% 5% 48% 10% 2,210
Never married 31% 28% 4% 34% 4% 3,549