Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 46% 10% 12% 7% 24% 958
Evangelical Protestant 40% 8% 20% 11% 21% 505
Historically Black Protestant 19% 11% 24% 8% 39% 135
Jewish 47% 7% 7% 8% 31% 234
Mainline Protestant 49% 8% 14% 9% 21% 775
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 10% 12% 3% 38% 2,337

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,265. 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% 41% 30% 21% 2,265
Living with a partner 30% 42% 20% 8% 412
Divorced/separated 9% 34% 38% 19% 735
Widowed 1% 6% 27% 67% 390
Never married 62% 26% 10% 2% 1,348

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,265. 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% 12% 35% 37% 14% 1% 2,265
Living with a partner 16% 23% 33% 23% 4% < 1% 412
Divorced/separated 1% 13% 29% 45% 11% 1% 735
Widowed < 1% 1% 5% 34% 46% 14% 390
Never married 45% 25% 18% 10% 1% < 1% 1,348

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 64% 36% 2,303
Living with a partner 58% 42% 422
Divorced/separated 61% 39% 743
Widowed 40% 60% 401
Never married 66% 34% 1,359

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,270. 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% 4% 4% 10% 3% 2,270
Living with a partner 68% 10% 2% 18% 3% 418
Divorced/separated 74% 8% 2% 12% 5% 737
Widowed 79% 9% 1% 7% 4% 398
Never married 62% 11% 8% 16% 4% 1,348

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,272. 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% 9% 77% 2,272
Living with a partner 15% 12% 73% 415
Divorced/separated 10% 7% 83% 730
Widowed 7% 17% 76% 392
Never married 12% 18% 70% 1,334

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,023. 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 20% 18% 33% 28% 2,023
Living with a partner 43% 25% 20% 13% 386
Divorced/separated 51% 22% 17% 10% 668
Widowed 61% 21% 14% 4% 335
Never married 44% 21% 22% 13% 1,183

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,294. 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% 27% 18% 15% 2,294
Living with a partner 51% 27% 14% 8% 419
Divorced/separated 52% 30% 11% 7% 738
Widowed 62% 25% 7% 5% 400
Never married 49% 34% 13% 5% 1,353

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,291. 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% 2,291
Living with a partner 34% 66% 421
Divorced/separated 23% 77% 742
Widowed 5% 95% 399
Never married 11% 89% 1,359

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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% 30% 12% 1% 24% 5% 2,303
Living with a partner 25% 32% 12% 1% 26% 4% 422
Divorced/separated 40% 27% 10% 1% 18% 5% 743
Widowed 46% 23% 12% 2% 14% 3% 401
Never married 26% 20% 16% < 1% 33% 5% 1,359

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 18% 33% 24% 24% < 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 16% 34% 22% 28% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 25% 31% 18% 24% 1% 743
Widowed 30% 35% 17% 17% 1% 401
Never married 16% 26% 25% 33% 1% 1,359

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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 11% 32% 56% < 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 7% 27% 67% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 9% 31% 60% < 1% 743
Widowed 17% 25% 58% < 1% 401
Never married 9% 28% 63% 1% 1,359

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 19% 13% 10% 56% 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 19% 14% 9% 58% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 27% 15% 8% 50% 1% 743
Widowed 36% 12% 7% 45% 1% 401
Never married 15% 11% 7% 65% 1% 1,359

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 5% 2% 4% 89% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 6% 4% 5% 85% < 1% 743
Widowed 8% 1% 4% 86% 1% 401
Never married 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 1,359

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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% 5% 3% 77% 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 17% 7% 5% 72% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 21% 5% 4% 68% 2% 743
Widowed 22% 9% 4% 64% 2% 401
Never married 11% 6% 3% 78% 1% 1,359

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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% 13% 16% 49% 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 31% 14% 14% 41% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 27% 12% 12% 47% 1% 743
Widowed 21% 8% 13% 56% 2% 401
Never married 34% 12% 13% 40% 1% 1,359

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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 11% 11% 63% 14% 2% 2,303
Living with a partner 9% 14% 61% 15% 1% 422
Divorced/separated 14% 11% 62% 11% 2% 743
Widowed 15% 10% 62% 10% 4% 401
Never married 9% 16% 56% 18% 2% 1,359

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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% 71% 1% 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 22% 75% 1% 1% 422
Divorced/separated 21% 77% 2% 1% 743
Widowed 21% 75% 2% 2% 401
Never married 18% 79% 2% 1% 1,359

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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 6% 5% 5% 84% < 1% 2,303
Living with a partner 8% 2% 6% 84% < 1% 422
Divorced/separated 11% 5% 7% 76% 1% 743
Widowed 15% 7% 7% 71% 1% 401
Never married 6% 6% 6% 82% < 1% 1,359

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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 13% 20% 1% 58% 8% 2,303
Living with a partner 13% 17% < 1% 64% 7% 422
Divorced/separated 18% 23% 1% 50% 8% 743
Widowed 22% 22% 3% 41% 13% 401
Never married 12% 18% < 1% 63% 6% 1,359

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 51% 40% 9% 2,303
Living with a partner 50% 42% 8% 422
Divorced/separated 54% 40% 7% 743
Widowed 64% 27% 9% 401
Never married 49% 43% 8% 1,359

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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% 53% 9% 2,303
Living with a partner 39% 53% 8% 422
Divorced/separated 46% 46% 8% 743
Widowed 43% 48% 9% 401
Never married 38% 54% 8% 1,359

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 37% 19% 44% 2,303
Living with a partner 25% 24% 50% 422
Divorced/separated 29% 26% 45% 743
Widowed 35% 15% 50% 401
Never married 26% 20% 54% 1,359

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 30% 35% 28% 7% 2,303
Living with a partner 25% 34% 35% 6% 422
Divorced/separated 24% 31% 34% 11% 743
Widowed 33% 31% 25% 11% 401
Never married 17% 38% 35% 10% 1,359

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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% 38% 3% 3% 2,303
Living with a partner 47% 48% 2% 3% 422
Divorced/separated 48% 44% 3% 5% 743
Widowed 50% 41% 4% 5% 401
Never married 44% 50% 2% 4% 1,359

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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% 49% 3% 2% 2,303
Living with a partner 41% 54% 3% 1% 422
Divorced/separated 39% 55% 3% 3% 743
Widowed 40% 51% 4% 6% 401
Never married 37% 57% 4% 2% 1,359

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 70% 27% 4% 2,303
Living with a partner 69% 26% 4% 422
Divorced/separated 64% 33% 3% 743
Widowed 59% 34% 6% 401
Never married 68% 28% 4% 1,359

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 72% 22% 3% 3% 2,303
Living with a partner 79% 16% 3% 1% 422
Divorced/separated 68% 24% 4% 4% 743
Widowed 56% 35% 4% 6% 401
Never married 80% 15% 2% 2% 1,359

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,303. 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 64% 29% 7% 2,303
Living with a partner 70% 23% 6% 422
Divorced/separated 58% 32% 10% 743
Widowed 47% 41% 13% 401
Never married 76% 19% 6% 1,359

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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 37% 59% 2% 2% 2,303
Living with a partner 35% 61% 2% 2% 422
Divorced/separated 37% 57% 3% 3% 743
Widowed 40% 52% 2% 6% 401
Never married 32% 64% 2% 3% 1,359

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,303. 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% 17% 5% 20% 4% 2,303
Living with a partner 60% 19% 4% 14% 3% 422
Divorced/separated 46% 19% 3% 27% 4% 743
Widowed 34% 17% 4% 33% 12% 401
Never married 61% 16% 3% 17% 3% 1,359