Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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% 11% 5% 25% 3,113
Evangelical Protestant 56% 5% 14% 5% 20% 3,196
Historically Black Protestant 23% 7% 15% 5% 49% 537
Jewish 57% 7% 7% 6% 22% 485
Mainline Protestant 56% 6% 10% 6% 22% 2,670
Mormon 61% 4% 9% 4% 22% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 11% 9% 3% 38% 4,312

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,668. 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 9% 44% 32% 15% 7,668
Living with a partner 41% 39% 15% 5% 1,023
Divorced/separated 6% 39% 40% 14% 1,753
Widowed 1% 9% 27% 63% 936
Never married 66% 23% 9% 2% 3,497

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,668. 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 3% 13% 37% 38% 9% < 1% 7,668
Living with a partner 21% 31% 28% 17% 2% < 1% 1,023
Divorced/separated 2% 10% 34% 46% 7% < 1% 1,753
Widowed < 1% 2% 8% 38% 45% 8% 936
Never married 51% 23% 16% 10% 1% < 1% 3,497

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 49% 7,808
Living with a partner 51% 49% 1,038
Divorced/separated 48% 52% 1,783
Widowed 28% 72% 962
Never married 56% 44% 3,531

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,709. 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 82% 4% 4% 8% 3% 7,709
Living with a partner 66% 11% 2% 19% 4% 1,031
Divorced/separated 74% 10% 1% 12% 3% 1,766
Widowed 81% 8% 1% 6% 3% 949
Never married 57% 16% 7% 16% 5% 3,502

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,741. 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% 8% 81% 7,741
Living with a partner 13% 11% 76% 1,028
Divorced/separated 9% 7% 83% 1,751
Widowed 7% 13% 80% 948
Never married 12% 16% 72% 3,464

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 6,857. 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% 18% 36% 30% 6,857
Living with a partner 40% 24% 22% 15% 958
Divorced/separated 49% 22% 19% 9% 1,598
Widowed 55% 23% 15% 8% 785
Never married 42% 22% 23% 13% 3,100

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,771. 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% 29% 21% 14% 7,771
Living with a partner 43% 33% 16% 8% 1,034
Divorced/separated 49% 34% 11% 6% 1,769
Widowed 59% 25% 10% 6% 955
Never married 46% 36% 13% 5% 3,522

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,771. 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% 56% 7,771
Living with a partner 37% 63% 1,035
Divorced/separated 26% 74% 1,781
Widowed 7% 93% 959
Never married 13% 87% 3,530

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 22% 6% 1% 11% 3% 7,808
Living with a partner 43% 26% 9% 1% 19% 3% 1,038
Divorced/separated 62% 20% 5% 1% 10% 3% 1,783
Widowed 60% 22% 7% 1% 7% 3% 962
Never married 46% 22% 9% < 1% 19% 3% 3,531

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 29% 13% 12% < 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 26% 37% 16% 21% < 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 44% 31% 11% 13% 1% 1,783
Widowed 49% 30% 11% 10% 1% 962
Never married 32% 29% 18% 20% < 1% 3,531

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 36% 35% < 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 10% 37% 52% < 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 20% 37% 43% < 1% 1,783
Widowed 28% 30% 42% 1% 962
Never married 19% 38% 42% 1% 3,531

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 18% 7% 30% 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 31% 16% 10% 43% < 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 46% 17% 6% 30% 1% 1,783
Widowed 51% 15% 6% 27% 1% 962
Never married 32% 18% 7% 43% < 1% 3,531

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 16% 7% 7% 69% < 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 7% 5% 7% 82% < 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 14% 7% 7% 72% 1% 1,783
Widowed 13% 4% 6% 76% 1% 962
Never married 10% 8% 7% 74% < 1% 3,531

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 16% 13% 23% 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 42% 17% 11% 29% 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 45% 14% 12% 28% 1% 1,783
Widowed 47% 10% 11% 29% 2% 962
Never married 37% 20% 12% 30% 1% 3,531

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 17% 17% 35% 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 39% 16% 14% 30% 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 33% 14% 14% 37% 1% 1,783
Widowed 28% 11% 14% 46% 2% 962
Never married 37% 19% 14% 29% 1% 3,531

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 8% 51% 10% 2% 7,808
Living with a partner 13% 12% 62% 12% 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 26% 9% 54% 8% 2% 1,783
Widowed 27% 6% 57% 6% 4% 962
Never married 20% 13% 52% 13% 2% 3,531

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 61% 1% < 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 25% 74% 1% 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 28% 70% 1% 1% 1,783
Widowed 27% 69% 1% 3% 962
Never married 23% 75% 1% 1% 3,531

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 9% 8% 59% < 1% 7,808
Living with a partner 12% 8% 7% 72% < 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 23% 9% 9% 58% 1% 1,783
Widowed 23% 8% 8% 60% 1% 962
Never married 17% 11% 8% 65% < 1% 3,531

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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 25% 29% 2% 36% 7% 7,808
Living with a partner 17% 23% 1% 52% 7% 1,038
Divorced/separated 31% 26% 2% 33% 7% 1,783
Widowed 28% 27% 5% 31% 10% 962
Never married 19% 28% 1% 45% 6% 3,531

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 22% 8% 7,808
Living with a partner 64% 31% 6% 1,038
Divorced/separated 71% 22% 7% 1,783
Widowed 75% 18% 7% 962
Never married 67% 27% 6% 3,531

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 7,808
Living with a partner 49% 44% 7% 1,038
Divorced/separated 58% 33% 9% 1,783
Widowed 54% 37% 9% 962
Never married 54% 39% 7% 3,531

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 16% 38% 7,808
Living with a partner 27% 22% 50% 1,038
Divorced/separated 35% 22% 43% 1,783
Widowed 35% 17% 48% 962
Never married 32% 18% 50% 3,531

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 34% 20% 5% 7,808
Living with a partner 27% 36% 32% 6% 1,038
Divorced/separated 35% 31% 25% 8% 1,783
Widowed 35% 37% 21% 7% 962
Never married 24% 38% 30% 8% 3,531

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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 62% 32% 3% 3% 7,808
Living with a partner 43% 52% 2% 3% 1,038
Divorced/separated 48% 45% 3% 5% 1,783
Widowed 51% 39% 5% 5% 962
Never married 43% 52% 2% 3% 3,531

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 42% 3% 2% 7,808
Living with a partner 42% 53% 4% 1% 1,038
Divorced/separated 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,783
Widowed 42% 50% 4% 4% 962
Never married 41% 55% 3% 1% 3,531

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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% 41% 3% 7,808
Living with a partner 65% 32% 3% 1,038
Divorced/separated 58% 38% 4% 1,783
Widowed 54% 39% 7% 962
Never married 61% 36% 3% 3,531

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. 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 63% 30% 4% 3% 7,808
Living with a partner 81% 13% 4% 2% 1,038
Divorced/separated 64% 28% 4% 4% 1,783
Widowed 59% 32% 5% 4% 962
Never married 77% 19% 3% 2% 3,531

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,808. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Married 54% 39% 7% 7,808
Living with a partner 73% 21% 6% 1,038
Divorced/separated 54% 37% 9% 1,783
Widowed 49% 40% 11% 962
Never married 72% 23% 5% 3,531

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 55% 2% 2% 7,808
Living with a partner 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,038
Divorced/separated 39% 56% 2% 3% 1,783
Widowed 43% 48% 3% 6% 962
Never married 34% 62% 2% 3% 3,531

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by marital status

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 7,808. 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% 24% 4% 32% 4% 7,808
Living with a partner 51% 23% 3% 22% 2% 1,038
Divorced/separated 32% 26% 3% 35% 4% 1,783
Widowed 28% 22% 4% 37% 9% 962
Never married 47% 24% 3% 25% 2% 3,531