Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Washington, DC metro area

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

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 = 913. 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 55% 17% 13% 14% 1% 913

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by religious group

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

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 59% 13% 18% 10% < 1% 163
Evangelical Protestant 62% 24% 6% 7% < 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 62% 12% 14% 13% < 1% 112
Mainline Protestant 65% 15% 11% 8% 1% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 41% 19% 15% 23% 3% 232

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 Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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 22% 41% 25% 12% 479
Once or twice a month 19% 49% 23% 10% 152
Several times a year 28% 39% 25% 9% 120
Seldom/never 31% 30% 26% 14% 129

Generational cohort among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 479. 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 12% 18% 33% 30% 7% < 1% 479
Once or twice a month 9% 25% 34% 27% 6% < 1% 152
Several times a year 9% 23% 34% 27% 6% < 1% 120
Seldom/never 12% 24% 25% 28% 12% < 1% 129

Gender composition among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 55% 489
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 157
Several times a year 52% 48% 124
Seldom/never 61% 39% 133

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 484. 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 44% 28% 7% 15% 6% 484
Once or twice a month 60% 18% 8% 11% 2% 156
Several times a year 59% 21% 4% 14% 3% 123
Seldom/never 64% 17% 10% 5% 3% 132

Immigrant status among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 480. 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% 12% 63% 480
Once or twice a month 18% 6% 76% 154
Several times a year 32% 5% 63% 124
Seldom/never 24% 9% 68% 132

Income distribution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 435. 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 21% 19% 31% 29% 435
Once or twice a month 16% 19% 26% 38% 140
Several times a year 19% 11% 31% 39% 117
Seldom/never 24% 12% 24% 40% 119

Educational distribution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 26% 20% 19% 489
Once or twice a month 20% 23% 31% 26% 157
Several times a year 20% 21% 30% 28% 123
Seldom/never 23% 28% 23% 26% 132

Marital status among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 487. 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% 7% 14% 5% 27% 487
Once or twice a month 48% 7% 9% 4% 32% 157
Several times a year 54% 7% 10% 5% 24% 124
Seldom/never 26% 13% 16% 6% 39% 132

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 32% 68% 489
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 157
Several times a year 28% 72% 124
Seldom/never 24% 76% 132

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 489. 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% 15% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 489
Once or twice a month 51% 21% 7% 1% 16% 4% 157
Several times a year 43% 36% 5% < 1% 12% 4% 124
Seldom/never 25% 18% 15% < 1% 32% 10% 133

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 67% 20% 6% 6% 1% 489
Once or twice a month 39% 28% 19% 15% < 1% 157
Several times a year 31% 35% 20% 15% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 11% 28% 22% 39% < 1% 133

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 31% 23% < 1% 489
Once or twice a month 22% 43% 34% 1% 157
Several times a year 16% 42% 42% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 3% 30% 66% < 1% 133

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 60% 22% 3% 13% 2% 489
Once or twice a month 43% 20% 6% 32% < 1% 157
Several times a year 36% 22% 9% 33% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 10% 14% 6% 68% 2% 133

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 33% 12% 7% 47% 1% 489
Once or twice a month 8% 10% 11% 70% 1% 157
Several times a year 6% 5% 11% 78% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 4% 2% 1% 93% < 1% 133

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 51% 14% 4% 31% 1% 489
Once or twice a month 32% 21% 5% 42% 1% 157
Several times a year 24% 11% 14% 51% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 21% 6% 3% 68% 1% 133

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 17% 10% 15% 1% 489
Once or twice a month 37% 25% 18% 20% < 1% 157
Several times a year 26% 21% 31% 21% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 32% 17% 17% 30% 4% 133

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 10% 32% 11% 4% 489
Once or twice a month 26% 13% 44% 11% 5% 157
Several times a year 19% 29% 38% 13% 1% 124
Seldom/never 6% 7% 63% 22% 1% 133

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 489. 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 33% 65% 2% < 1% 489
Once or twice a month 34% 65% 1% < 1% 157
Several times a year 23% 76% < 1% 1% 124
Seldom/never 17% 82% 1% < 1% 133

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 12% 6% 39% < 1% 489
Once or twice a month 25% 16% 6% 52% 1% 157
Several times a year 9% 13% 10% 67% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 5% 6% 2% 88% < 1% 133

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 489. 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 33% 25% 5% 28% 10% 489
Once or twice a month 17% 30% 4% 40% 8% 157
Several times a year 11% 33% 1% 52% 3% 124
Seldom/never 7% 5% 1% 77% 10% 133

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 77% 17% 6% 489
Once or twice a month 62% 34% 5% 157
Several times a year 62% 30% 8% 124
Seldom/never 41% 52% 7% 133

Belief in Hell among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 62% 31% 7% 489
Once or twice a month 49% 44% 7% 157
Several times a year 47% 49% 4% 124
Seldom/never 25% 69% 6% 133

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 58% 489
Once or twice a month 35% 14% 51% 157
Several times a year 26% 13% 61% 124
Seldom/never 28% 16% 56% 133

Political ideology among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 42% 25% 6% 489
Once or twice a month 30% 29% 30% 11% 157
Several times a year 15% 46% 36% 3% 124
Seldom/never 15% 38% 42% 6% 133

Views about size of government among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 42% 53% 2% 4% 489
Once or twice a month 49% 48% 2% 1% 157
Several times a year 37% 59% 3% 1% 124
Seldom/never 40% 56% 2% 2% 133

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 4% 3% 489
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 4% < 1% 157
Several times a year 28% 67% 4% 1% 124
Seldom/never 34% 62% 2% 1% 133

Views about abortion among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 32% 4% 489
Once or twice a month 70% 26% 4% 157
Several times a year 73% 24% 3% 124
Seldom/never 84% 14% 2% 133

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 27% 3% 2% 489
Once or twice a month 72% 23% 5% 1% 157
Several times a year 86% 11% 3% 1% 124
Seldom/never 82% 16% < 1% 1% 133

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 36% 7% 489
Once or twice a month 69% 24% 7% 157
Several times a year 73% 23% 3% 124
Seldom/never 71% 26% 3% 133

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 489. 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% 70% 3% 2% 489
Once or twice a month 28% 69% 1% 2% 157
Several times a year 30% 65% 1% 4% 124
Seldom/never 34% 64% 1% 1% 133

Views about human evolution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 489. 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 28% 33% 4% 32% 3% 489
Once or twice a month 41% 24% 3% 29% 3% 157
Several times a year 48% 27% 4% 21% < 1% 124
Seldom/never 70% 14% 2% 7% 6% 133