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

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

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 185. 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 31% 13% 14% 2% 40% 185
Catholic 53% 7% 13% 10% 17% 3,011
Evangelical Protestant 56% 5% 15% 10% 14% 4,386
Historically Black Protestant 34% 5% 22% 11% 28% 1,125
Jehovah's Witness 55% 3% 13% 9% 20% 194
Jewish 56% 4% 13% 6% 21% 225
Mainline Protestant 55% 4% 15% 14% 12% 2,396
Mormon 67% 4% 6% 6% 18% 408
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 11% 15% 4% 33% 2,019

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,360. 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% 35% 34% 25% 7,360
Living with a partner 30% 44% 20% 6% 742
Divorced/separated 5% 34% 41% 20% 2,277
Widowed < 1% 6% 19% 76% 1,788
Never married 51% 31% 14% 4% 2,300

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,360. 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% 9% 30% 41% 16% 1% 7,360
Living with a partner 15% 26% 33% 22% 4% < 1% 742
Divorced/separated 2% 6% 31% 47% 14% < 1% 2,277
Widowed < 1% < 1% 6% 27% 55% 13% 1,788
Never married 36% 23% 23% 16% 2% < 1% 2,300

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 46% 54% 7,534
Living with a partner 49% 51% 749
Divorced/separated 41% 59% 2,325
Widowed 22% 78% 1,825
Never married 53% 47% 2,334

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,416. 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% 10% 3% 17% 4% 7,416
Living with a partner 52% 14% 2% 26% 6% 742
Divorced/separated 53% 21% 1% 20% 5% 2,277
Widowed 73% 15% 1% 8% 3% 1,803
Never married 46% 24% 4% 21% 6% 2,295

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

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

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,460. 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% 7% 74% 7,460
Living with a partner 19% 12% 69% 736
Divorced/separated 18% 8% 74% 2,289
Widowed 9% 10% 81% 1,798
Never married 18% 14% 68% 2,298

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,491. 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 24% 20% 32% 24% 6,491
Living with a partner 50% 23% 18% 9% 692
Divorced/separated 54% 22% 18% 6% 2,095
Widowed 61% 20% 13% 6% 1,482
Never married 51% 19% 20% 10% 2,037

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,488. 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% 30% 19% 14% 7,488
Living with a partner 43% 35% 14% 7% 744
Divorced/separated 42% 34% 14% 9% 2,312
Widowed 56% 28% 9% 7% 1,818
Never married 43% 35% 14% 8% 2,325

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,497. 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% 64% 7,497
Living with a partner 33% 67% 747
Divorced/separated 27% 73% 2,321
Widowed 7% 93% 1,823
Never married 16% 84% 2,330

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 79% 14% 3% 1% 3% 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 59% 23% 5% 1% 10% 2% 749
Divorced/separated 78% 15% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2,325
Widowed 83% 10% 2% 2% 2% 1% 1,825
Never married 68% 17% 4% 1% 7% 2% 2,334

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 75% 15% 5% 5% 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 51% 27% 9% 13% < 1% 749
Divorced/separated 71% 17% 5% 7% 1% 2,325
Widowed 82% 12% 2% 3% 1% 1,825
Never married 59% 21% 9% 10% 1% 2,334

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 59% 25% 16% < 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 27% 38% 34% 1% 749
Divorced/separated 43% 31% 26% < 1% 2,325
Widowed 58% 24% 16% 2% 1,825
Never married 42% 31% 27% < 1% 2,334

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 79% 11% 2% 7% 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 63% 15% 4% 17% < 1% 749
Divorced/separated 77% 12% 2% 8% 1% 2,325
Widowed 85% 9% 1% 5% 1% 1,825
Never married 65% 15% 4% 15% 1% 2,334

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 44% 11% 8% 37% < 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 23% 12% 8% 56% 1% 749
Divorced/separated 38% 11% 7% 44% 1% 2,325
Widowed 42% 9% 10% 37% 2% 1,825
Never married 33% 11% 8% 47% 1% 2,334

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

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

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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 81% 10% 4% 5% 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 68% 15% 6% 9% 1% 749
Divorced/separated 77% 10% 4% 7% 1% 2,325
Widowed 83% 7% 3% 5% 2% 1,825
Never married 74% 12% 6% 7% 1% 2,334

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 59% 14% 9% 16% 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 62% 14% 9% 13% 1% 749
Divorced/separated 61% 14% 7% 17% 2% 2,325
Widowed 56% 10% 9% 21% 3% 1,825
Never married 61% 16% 8% 14% 1% 2,334

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 50% 9% 33% 6% 3% 7,534
Living with a partner 26% 16% 45% 10% 3% 749
Divorced/separated 42% 11% 37% 6% 3% 2,325
Widowed 50% 7% 37% 4% 3% 1,825
Never married 36% 15% 38% 9% 3% 2,334

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 44% 53% 1% 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 23% 74% 2% 1% 749
Divorced/separated 33% 64% 2% 1% 2,325
Widowed 34% 61% 2% 3% 1,825
Never married 29% 67% 2% 2% 2,334

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 59% 9% 6% 25% 1% 7,534
Living with a partner 39% 15% 7% 39% < 1% 749
Divorced/separated 56% 10% 5% 27% 1% 2,325
Widowed 64% 8% 6% 22% 1% 1,825
Never married 50% 10% 6% 33% 1% 2,334

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 42% 27% 4% 22% 6% 7,534
Living with a partner 29% 19% 2% 41% 10% 749
Divorced/separated 42% 25% 3% 23% 7% 2,325
Widowed 52% 23% 4% 13% 8% 1,825
Never married 32% 27% 3% 31% 7% 2,334

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 78% 15% 7% 7,534
Living with a partner 67% 27% 6% 749
Divorced/separated 76% 16% 8% 2,325
Widowed 86% 8% 6% 1,825
Never married 72% 20% 8% 2,334

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 64% 28% 8% 7,534
Living with a partner 54% 38% 8% 749
Divorced/separated 63% 29% 8% 2,325
Widowed 66% 23% 11% 1,825
Never married 60% 33% 7% 2,334

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 45% 17% 38% 7,534
Living with a partner 23% 23% 54% 749
Divorced/separated 29% 19% 51% 2,325
Widowed 37% 17% 46% 1,825
Never married 27% 22% 51% 2,334

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

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

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 47% 29% 19% 5% 7,534
Living with a partner 24% 34% 36% 6% 749
Divorced/separated 35% 31% 27% 7% 2,325
Widowed 43% 33% 16% 8% 1,825
Never married 31% 33% 28% 8% 2,334

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 57% 35% 4% 4% 7,534
Living with a partner 41% 51% 5% 3% 749
Divorced/separated 43% 50% 3% 4% 2,325
Widowed 51% 39% 4% 6% 1,825
Never married 43% 50% 3% 4% 2,334

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 48% 45% 4% 2% 7,534
Living with a partner 32% 62% 5% 2% 749
Divorced/separated 35% 57% 6% 2% 2,325
Widowed 43% 48% 5% 4% 1,825
Never married 37% 56% 4% 3% 2,334

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 41% 54% 5% 7,534
Living with a partner 60% 36% 4% 749
Divorced/separated 51% 44% 5% 2,325
Widowed 40% 52% 8% 1,825
Never married 51% 44% 5% 2,334

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 48% 44% 4% 4% 7,534
Living with a partner 75% 20% 4% 2% 749
Divorced/separated 55% 37% 5% 4% 2,325
Widowed 39% 50% 5% 6% 1,825
Never married 64% 28% 4% 4% 2,334

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

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 39% 53% 8% 7,534
Living with a partner 72% 23% 5% 749
Divorced/separated 44% 47% 10% 2,325
Widowed 28% 59% 13% 1,825
Never married 56% 36% 8% 2,334

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 42% 52% 3% 3% 7,534
Living with a partner 30% 66% 2% 2% 749
Divorced/separated 35% 57% 3% 5% 2,325
Widowed 37% 49% 4% 9% 1,825
Never married 33% 62% 2% 4% 2,334

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by marital status

% of adults who meditate 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 = 7,534. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 21% 26% 4% 45% 5% 7,534
Living with a partner 39% 29% 4% 25% 3% 749
Divorced/separated 23% 28% 3% 41% 5% 2,325
Widowed 16% 21% 4% 49% 10% 1,825
Never married 31% 25% 4% 34% 5% 2,334