Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

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

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 51% 9% 12% 4% 24% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 51% 6% 15% 6% 22% 957
Historically Black Protestant 26% 9% 13% 5% 47% 210
Jewish 63% 4% 7% 4% 21% 150
Mainline Protestant 54% 6% 11% 6% 24% 1,037
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 12% 10% 2% 43% 1,187

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,494. 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 8% 45% 30% 17% 2,494
Living with a partner 40% 41% 14% 5% 372
Divorced/separated 8% 38% 41% 14% 610
Widowed < 1% 12% 23% 64% 305
Never married 69% 22% 7% 2% 1,223

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,494. 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% 14% 38% 36% 10% 1% 2,494
Living with a partner 18% 36% 28% 16% 2% < 1% 372
Divorced/separated 2% 10% 33% 46% 8% < 1% 610
Widowed < 1% < 1% 12% 32% 48% 8% 305
Never married 54% 22% 15% 8% 1% < 1% 1,223

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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% 50% 2,544
Living with a partner 46% 54% 373
Divorced/separated 48% 52% 623
Widowed 30% 70% 310
Never married 55% 45% 1,232

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,508. 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% 5% 4% 11% 2% 2,508
Living with a partner 63% 13% 3% 15% 6% 371
Divorced/separated 67% 14% 1% 15% 3% 617
Widowed 79% 9% 2% 5% 5% 305
Never married 56% 17% 6% 17% 4% 1,220

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,521. 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 15% 8% 78% 2,521
Living with a partner 13% 10% 77% 369
Divorced/separated 15% 10% 75% 611
Widowed 8% 9% 83% 307
Never married 13% 16% 71% 1,212

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,276. 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% 18% 34% 32% 2,276
Living with a partner 44% 22% 20% 14% 351
Divorced/separated 50% 21% 22% 7% 579
Widowed 58% 20% 12% 10% 261
Never married 41% 23% 23% 12% 1,093

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,533. 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 31% 29% 23% 17% 2,533
Living with a partner 40% 33% 18% 9% 372
Divorced/separated 42% 35% 13% 10% 620
Widowed 55% 25% 11% 9% 310
Never married 42% 37% 15% 7% 1,231

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,530. 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% 2,530
Living with a partner 32% 68% 371
Divorced/separated 31% 69% 623
Widowed 9% 91% 310
Never married 13% 87% 1,231

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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% 26% 5% < 1% 6% 2% 2,544
Living with a partner 47% 32% 7% < 1% 13% 1% 373
Divorced/separated 63% 22% 6% 1% 8% 1% 623
Widowed 65% 22% 3% 3% 3% 3% 310
Never married 48% 27% 9% < 1% 14% 2% 1,232

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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% 36% 11% 7% < 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 28% 42% 14% 16% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 47% 33% 9% 10% 1% 623
Widowed 58% 29% 5% 6% 2% 310
Never married 33% 35% 17% 14% < 1% 1,232

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 31% 43% 26% < 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 11% 42% 46% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 25% 43% 32% < 1% 623
Widowed 29% 39% 31% 1% 310
Never married 19% 47% 34% < 1% 1,232

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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% 24% 8% 19% < 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 38% 17% 12% 33% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 48% 23% 9% 19% 2% 623
Widowed 60% 21% 5% 12% 2% 310
Never married 33% 25% 10% 32% < 1% 1,232

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 14% 10% 11% 65% < 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 7% 9% 5% 78% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 16% 13% 7% 63% 1% 623
Widowed 14% 11% 10% 63% 2% 310
Never married 9% 14% 9% 68% < 1% 1,232

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 29% 13% 6% 52% 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 32% 13% 6% 48% 1% 373
Divorced/separated 36% 16% 5% 42% 1% 623
Widowed 42% 17% 5% 34% 2% 310
Never married 21% 15% 5% 57% 1% 1,232

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 34% 25% 18% 22% 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 43% 21% 15% 21% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 40% 22% 14% 22% 1% 623
Widowed 37% 15% 17% 30% 1% 310
Never married 44% 27% 13% 16% < 1% 1,232

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 27% 12% 50% 9% 2% 2,544
Living with a partner 14% 14% 62% 9% 1% 373
Divorced/separated 28% 14% 48% 10% 1% 623
Widowed 29% 7% 55% 5% 4% 310
Never married 19% 16% 51% 12% 1% 1,232

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 34% 64% 1% 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 28% 70% 1% 1% 623
Widowed 29% 67% 1% 3% 310
Never married 19% 79% 1% 1% 1,232

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 22% 15% 12% 51% < 1% 2,544
Living with a partner 17% 10% 9% 65% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 26% 18% 12% 44% < 1% 623
Widowed 27% 19% 9% 43% 2% 310
Never married 19% 15% 10% 56% < 1% 1,232

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 23% 35% 2% 34% 7% 2,544
Living with a partner 17% 24% 1% 52% 6% 373
Divorced/separated 31% 26% 2% 34% 7% 623
Widowed 29% 31% 2% 25% 13% 310
Never married 18% 32% 2% 43% 5% 1,232

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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% 20% 6% 2,544
Living with a partner 66% 29% 4% 373
Divorced/separated 73% 21% 6% 623
Widowed 79% 13% 8% 310
Never married 68% 25% 6% 1,232

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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 57% 35% 8% 2,544
Living with a partner 52% 43% 5% 373
Divorced/separated 56% 36% 8% 623
Widowed 55% 31% 14% 310
Never married 56% 37% 6% 1,232

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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% 16% 40% 2,544
Living with a partner 30% 17% 52% 373
Divorced/separated 31% 18% 51% 623
Widowed 36% 15% 49% 310
Never married 31% 15% 54% 1,232

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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 38% 37% 21% 4% 2,544
Living with a partner 23% 39% 35% 4% 373
Divorced/separated 33% 33% 28% 7% 623
Widowed 35% 42% 19% 4% 310
Never married 26% 35% 33% 7% 1,232

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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 58% 36% 3% 3% 2,544
Living with a partner 45% 50% 2% 2% 373
Divorced/separated 44% 49% 4% 4% 623
Widowed 50% 38% 5% 7% 310
Never married 44% 52% 2% 2% 1,232

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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% 46% 3% 2% 2,544
Living with a partner 37% 57% 3% 2% 373
Divorced/separated 37% 57% 4% 3% 623
Widowed 44% 48% 3% 5% 310
Never married 39% 57% 3% 1% 1,232

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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 58% 40% 2% 2,544
Living with a partner 67% 31% 2% 373
Divorced/separated 57% 37% 6% 623
Widowed 57% 34% 8% 310
Never married 63% 34% 3% 1,232

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

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

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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 66% 27% 4% 2% 2,544
Living with a partner 84% 13% 2% 1% 373
Divorced/separated 64% 29% 5% 2% 623
Widowed 54% 34% 4% 9% 310
Never married 80% 16% 2% 2% 1,232

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,544. 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 57% 36% 6% 2,544
Living with a partner 76% 18% 7% 373
Divorced/separated 52% 40% 8% 623
Widowed 48% 39% 12% 310
Never married 74% 21% 5% 1,232

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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% 60% 2% 2% 2,544
Living with a partner 32% 66% 2% < 1% 373
Divorced/separated 33% 62% 2% 4% 623
Widowed 47% 42% 3% 8% 310
Never married 31% 65% 2% 2% 1,232

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by marital status

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,544. 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 34% 29% 4% 30% 3% 2,544
Living with a partner 50% 23% 3% 21% 2% 373
Divorced/separated 35% 27% 4% 30% 4% 623
Widowed 23% 26% 6% 38% 8% 310
Never married 46% 24% 4% 24% 3% 1,232