Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Washington, DC metro area

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

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 45% 19% 15% 19% 1% 913

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by religious group

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

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 41% 22% 13% 23% 1% 163
Evangelical Protestant 49% 23% 8% 19% 2% 113
Historically Black Protestant 39% 10% 28% 19% 4% 112
Mainline Protestant 45% 17% 15% 23% < 1% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 45% 19% 17% 18% 2% 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 feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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 24% 38% 26% 12% 408
Once or twice a month 25% 43% 26% 6% 169
Several times a year 25% 49% 19% 8% 141
Seldom/never 18% 36% 26% 20% 162

Generational cohort among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 408. 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 13% 19% 30% 29% 8% < 1% 408
Once or twice a month 13% 19% 37% 28% 4% < 1% 169
Several times a year 6% 31% 36% 21% 5% 1% 141
Seldom/never 8% 16% 30% 35% 11% < 1% 162

Gender composition among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 48% 419
Once or twice a month 40% 60% 171
Several times a year 56% 44% 145
Seldom/never 47% 53% 166

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 417. 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 49% 23% 6% 16% 6% 417
Once or twice a month 63% 13% 9% 9% 5% 169
Several times a year 46% 28% 11% 13% 2% 142
Seldom/never 50% 34% 5% 9% 2% 165

Immigrant status among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 410. 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% 9% 64% 410
Once or twice a month 27% 6% 67% 170
Several times a year 22% 15% 63% 144
Seldom/never 17% 11% 72% 163

Income distribution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 374. 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% 19% 28% 32% 374
Once or twice a month 11% 16% 33% 40% 162
Several times a year 15% 15% 36% 34% 133
Seldom/never 30% 12% 24% 34% 141

Educational distribution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 30% 26% 23% 22% 419
Once or twice a month 19% 26% 28% 27% 171
Several times a year 28% 25% 24% 23% 144
Seldom/never 36% 23% 22% 20% 165

Marital status among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 417. 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% 7% 15% 4% 30% 417
Once or twice a month 47% 6% 13% 2% 32% 171
Several times a year 46% 10% 10% 5% 29% 145
Seldom/never 41% 11% 13% 8% 28% 165

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 26% 74% 419
Once or twice a month 35% 65% 171
Several times a year 33% 67% 145
Seldom/never 34% 66% 165

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 419. 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% 17% 6% < 1% 10% 6% 419
Once or twice a month 55% 22% 7% < 1% 14% 2% 171
Several times a year 46% 27% 7% < 1% 17% 3% 145
Seldom/never 66% 16% 4% < 1% 10% 3% 166

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 18% 11% 14% < 1% 419
Once or twice a month 46% 24% 16% 14% < 1% 171
Several times a year 44% 25% 19% 12% < 1% 145
Seldom/never 42% 39% 6% 13% < 1% 166

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 37% 28% 35% 1% 419
Once or twice a month 33% 37% 30% < 1% 171
Several times a year 24% 45% 31% < 1% 145
Seldom/never 28% 36% 36% < 1% 166

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 21% 4% 22% 2% 419
Once or twice a month 40% 25% 5% 28% 2% 171
Several times a year 49% 8% 5% 37% 1% 145
Seldom/never 42% 24% 7% 27% < 1% 166

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 30% 7% 6% 56% 1% 419
Once or twice a month 19% 14% 7% 60% < 1% 171
Several times a year 13% 11% 7% 68% < 1% 145
Seldom/never 11% 8% 12% 70% < 1% 166

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 49% 15% 6% 30% < 1% 419
Once or twice a month 36% 15% 3% 46% < 1% 171
Several times a year 34% 11% 7% 47% 1% 145
Seldom/never 29% 11% 4% 56% 1% 166

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 69% 13% 7% 10% 1% 419
Once or twice a month 51% 22% 14% 13% < 1% 171
Several times a year 37% 20% 26% 16% 1% 145
Seldom/never 44% 17% 14% 22% 3% 166

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 13% 33% 16% 5% 419
Once or twice a month 27% 18% 39% 13% 3% 171
Several times a year 27% 8% 52% 9% 5% 145
Seldom/never 36% 9% 46% 10% < 1% 166

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 419. 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 31% 67% 2% < 1% 419
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% 1% 171
Several times a year 23% 76% < 1% 1% 145
Seldom/never 34% 64% 1% < 1% 166

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 13% 5% 46% 1% 419
Once or twice a month 33% 9% 5% 54% < 1% 171
Several times a year 18% 15% 6% 61% < 1% 145
Seldom/never 24% 9% 10% 57% < 1% 166

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 419. 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% 21% 4% 39% 8% 419
Once or twice a month 14% 29% 2% 43% 12% 171
Several times a year 22% 19% 1% 46% 12% 145
Seldom/never 26% 29% 4% 39% 3% 166

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 65% 27% 8% 419
Once or twice a month 70% 27% 4% 171
Several times a year 62% 31% 7% 145
Seldom/never 74% 22% 5% 166

Belief in Hell among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 44% 8% 419
Once or twice a month 54% 41% 4% 171
Several times a year 50% 41% 8% 145
Seldom/never 60% 36% 4% 166

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 19% 56% 419
Once or twice a month 36% 9% 56% 171
Several times a year 28% 9% 63% 145
Seldom/never 30% 20% 50% 166

Political ideology among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 38% 29% 6% 419
Once or twice a month 21% 47% 28% 4% 171
Several times a year 21% 39% 34% 6% 145
Seldom/never 24% 36% 31% 9% 166

Views about size of government among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 52% 2% 4% 419
Once or twice a month 50% 47% 2% 1% 171
Several times a year 40% 54% 4% 3% 145
Seldom/never 34% 62% 2% 2% 166

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 30% 62% 4% 3% 419
Once or twice a month 44% 54% 1% < 1% 171
Several times a year 28% 64% 7% 1% 145
Seldom/never 42% 51% 4% 2% 166

Views about abortion among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 31% 4% 419
Once or twice a month 78% 21% 2% 171
Several times a year 77% 19% 4% 145
Seldom/never 66% 30% 4% 166

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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 72% 22% 4% 2% 419
Once or twice a month 81% 16% 3% < 1% 171
Several times a year 75% 22% 1% 1% 145
Seldom/never 66% 29% 4% 1% 166

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 419. 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% 31% 8% 419
Once or twice a month 82% 17% 2% 171
Several times a year 65% 31% 5% 145
Seldom/never 51% 41% 8% 166

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 419. 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% 68% 2% 2% 419
Once or twice a month 21% 73% 2% 4% 171
Several times a year 21% 76% 3% < 1% 145
Seldom/never 36% 59% 1% 4% 166

Views about human evolution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 419. 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 39% 27% 4% 27% 3% 419
Once or twice a month 40% 38% 2% 19% 2% 171
Several times a year 43% 32% 5% 17% 2% 145
Seldom/never 34% 20% 3% 38% 5% 166