Frequency of meditation among adults in the New York City metro area

% of adults in the New York City metro area who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,786. 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.
2014 41% 9% 5% 43% 2% 1,786

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Frequency of meditation among adults in the New York City metro area by religious group

% of adults in the New York City metro area who meditate…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know 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 42% 10% 4% 42% 1% 602
Evangelical Protestant 59% 10% 2% 26% 3% 139
Historically Black Protestant 51% 6% 2% 40% 1% 116
Jewish 23% 4% 4% 63% 5% 218
Mainline Protestant 34% 11% 5% 48% 3% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 34% 10% 9% 45% 2% 388

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 683. 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.
At least once a week 15% 37% 26% 21% 683
Once or twice a month 28% 32% 23% 17% 146
Several times a year 23% 43% 23% 11% 106
Seldom/never 26% 34% 26% 13% 761

Generational cohort among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 683. 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.
At least once a week 8% 14% 30% 31% 13% 3% 683
Once or twice a month 16% 18% 27% 27% 12% 1% 146
Several times a year 14% 13% 39% 24% 9% 2% 106
Seldom/never 16% 19% 26% 30% 8% 2% 761

Gender composition among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 48% 52% 708
Once or twice a month 42% 58% 151
Several times a year 44% 56% 106
Seldom/never 48% 52% 783

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 690. 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.
At least once a week 40% 21% 10% 27% 2% 690
Once or twice a month 54% 14% 7% 22% 2% 146
Several times a year 51% 13% 14% 20% 3% 104
Seldom/never 60% 13% 9% 16% 2% 772

Immigrant status among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 696. 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.
At least once a week 40% 16% 44% 696
Once or twice a month 30% 21% 49% 145
Several times a year 29% 13% 57% 103
Seldom/never 25% 21% 54% 772

Income distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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.
At least once a week 36% 18% 25% 21% 590
Once or twice a month 30% 17% 25% 28% 126
Seldom/never 30% 15% 28% 27% 667

Educational distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 705. 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.
At least once a week 45% 25% 15% 15% 705
Once or twice a month 39% 21% 21% 19% 151
Several times a year 28% 15% 36% 22% 106
Seldom/never 38% 28% 20% 14% 780

Marital status among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 702. 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.
At least once a week 43% 7% 15% 7% 28% 702
Once or twice a month 43% 10% 6% 5% 37% 150
Several times a year 45% 2% 10% 2% 41% 106
Seldom/never 43% 10% 9% 5% 33% 782

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 703. 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.
At least once a week 27% 73% 703
Once or twice a month 24% 76% 151
Several times a year 23% 77% 105
Seldom/never 28% 72% 781

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 708. 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.
At least once a week 68% 19% 4% 1% 5% 2% 708
Once or twice a month 43% 31% 12% < 1% 11% 3% 151
Several times a year 49% 29% 4% < 1% 15% 3% 106
Seldom/never 51% 21% 8% 1% 15% 3% 783

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 64% 20% 7% 8% 2% 708
Once or twice a month 44% 30% 13% 13% < 1% 151
Several times a year 22% 46% 13% 19% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 36% 32% 14% 17% 1% 783

Attendance at religious services among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 46% 27% 26% 1% 708
Once or twice a month 25% 43% 32% < 1% 151
Several times a year 15% 53% 32% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 22% 39% 39% < 1% 783

Frequency of prayer among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 73% 11% 3% 12% < 1% 708
Once or twice a month 48% 11% 9% 29% 3% 151
Several times a year 30% 21% 15% 33% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 36% 15% 7% 40% 1% 783

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 34% 10% 8% 47% 1% 708
Once or twice a month 16% 9% 4% 71% < 1% 151
Several times a year 7% 3% 17% 73% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 9% 7% 8% 76% < 1% 783

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 74% 14% 5% 5% 1% 708
Once or twice a month 44% 26% 9% 21% < 1% 151
Several times a year 35% 26% 31% 8% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 41% 15% 12% 30% 2% 783

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 61% 14% 9% 15% 2% 708
Once or twice a month 51% 21% 12% 16% 1% 151
Several times a year 40% 17% 25% 16% 2% 106
Seldom/never 34% 16% 17% 33% 1% 783

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 35% 14% 39% 8% 4% 708
Once or twice a month 18% 26% 46% 9% 1% 151
Several times a year 12% 14% 60% 13% 1% 106
Seldom/never 19% 13% 52% 12% 3% 783

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 708. 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.
At least once a week 25% 71% 2% 2% 708
Once or twice a month 19% 80% 1% < 1% 151
Several times a year 20% 78% 1% 1% 106
Seldom/never 23% 76% 1% 1% 783

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 50% 10% 6% 33% 1% 708
Once or twice a month 17% 14% 13% 56% < 1% 151
Several times a year 5% 11% 24% 60% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 14% 7% 9% 69% 1% 783

Interpreting scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 708. 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.
At least once a week 36% 22% 3% 33% 6% 708
Once or twice a month 16% 32% 2% 41% 8% 151
Several times a year 13% 21% 3% 51% 12% 106
Seldom/never 19% 23% 2% 48% 8% 783

Belief in Heaven among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 75% 19% 6% 708
Once or twice a month 63% 31% 6% 151
Several times a year 53% 42% 4% 106
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 783

Belief in Hell among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 56% 36% 7% 708
Once or twice a month 50% 43% 7% 151
Several times a year 40% 53% 7% 106
Seldom/never 44% 46% 10% 783

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 27% 16% 56% 708
Once or twice a month 25% 15% 60% 151
Several times a year 19% 13% 68% 106
Seldom/never 26% 20% 54% 783

Political ideology among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 34% 30% 30% 5% 708
Once or twice a month 18% 43% 37% 3% 151
Several times a year 19% 40% 38% 4% 106
Seldom/never 24% 38% 32% 6% 783

Views about size of government among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 35% 57% 3% 5% 708
Once or twice a month 35% 55% 2% 7% 151
Several times a year 42% 53% 2% 3% 106
Seldom/never 38% 56% 3% 3% 783

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 34% 59% 4% 3% 708
Once or twice a month 33% 60% 7% < 1% 151
Several times a year 38% 55% 5% 2% 106
Seldom/never 39% 56% 3% 2% 783

Views about abortion among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 57% 40% 3% 708
Once or twice a month 74% 23% 2% 151
Several times a year 76% 21% 4% 106
Seldom/never 66% 29% 5% 783

Views about homosexuality among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 63% 30% 4% 4% 708
Once or twice a month 80% 17% 1% 2% 151
Several times a year 83% 15% 2% 1% 106
Seldom/never 76% 17% 3% 3% 783

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
At least once a week 52% 41% 8% 708
Once or twice a month 72% 25% 3% 151
Several times a year 70% 26% 4% 106
Seldom/never 68% 24% 8% 783

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 708. 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.
At least once a week 27% 66% 2% 5% 708
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% 2% 151
Several times a year 25% 73% 1% 1% 106
Seldom/never 31% 63% 3% 3% 783

Views about human evolution among adults in the New York City metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say humans…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 708. 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.
At least once a week 29% 25% 7% 33% 6% 708
Once or twice a month 40% 26% 4% 27% 4% 151
Several times a year 57% 18% 4% 19% 2% 106
Seldom/never 47% 24% 4% 21% 4% 783