Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate

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

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,172. 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 39% 18% 43% 15,172
2007 37% 17% 46% 15,447

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Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by religious group

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

Religious tradition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. 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% 17% 42% 3,119
Evangelical Protestant 57% 15% 28% 3,202
Historically Black Protestant 11% 8% 81% 538
Jewish 26% 7% 67% 487
Mainline Protestant 47% 17% 36% 2,679
Mormon 65% 13% 22% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 22% 52% 4,330

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,024. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 24% 37% 26% 13% 6,024
No lean 30% 39% 22% 10% 2,281
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 33% 24% 13% 6,598

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,024. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 15% 14% 31% 31% 8% 1% 6,024
No lean 18% 20% 30% 26% 5% < 1% 2,281
Democrat/lean Dem. 19% 17% 26% 29% 8% 1% 6,598

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 55% 45% 6,107
No lean 53% 47% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 47% 53% 6,679

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,042. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 86% 2% 2% 7% 2% 6,042
No lean 66% 6% 6% 18% 5% 2,329
Democrat/lean Dem. 64% 15% 5% 12% 4% 6,627

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,069. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 7% 9% 84% 6,069
No lean 18% 10% 72% 2,298
Democrat/lean Dem. 12% 13% 75% 6,609

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have a household income of…

Party affiliation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,409. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 21% 21% 33% 25% 5,409
No lean 44% 21% 23% 12% 1,869
Democrat/lean Dem. 33% 20% 26% 20% 6,041

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,087. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 40% 33% 18% 9% 6,087
No lean 55% 29% 11% 5% 2,347
Democrat/lean Dem. 38% 31% 18% 13% 6,660

Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,098. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 57% 6% 10% 4% 23% 6,098
No lean 43% 10% 14% 4% 29% 2,356
Democrat/lean Dem. 42% 9% 11% 5% 33% 6,668

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,085. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 33% 67% 6,085
No lean 34% 66% 2,368
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 72% 6,665

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation 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 = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 64% 21% 5% < 1% 7% 2% 6,107
No lean 52% 23% 7% 1% 13% 4% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 45% 23% 9% 1% 20% 3% 6,679

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

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

Party affiliation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 48% 30% 13% 9% < 1% 6,107
No lean 37% 32% 14% 16% 1% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 34% 29% 17% 20% < 1% 6,679

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend religious services…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 31% 37% 31% < 1% 6,107
No lean 20% 33% 46% 1% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 18% 37% 44% < 1% 6,679

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 48% 19% 7% 25% 1% 6,107
No lean 38% 16% 8% 38% 1% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 34% 17% 7% 42% 1% 6,679

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who attend prayer group…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 18% 9% 8% 65% < 1% 6,107
No lean 13% 6% 7% 73% 1% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 9% 6% 6% 78% < 1% 6,679

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 48% 17% 12% 22% 1% 6,107
No lean 41% 14% 11% 32% 2% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 40% 17% 13% 28% 1% 6,679

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 33% 17% 16% 34% 1% 6,107
No lean 33% 13% 14% 38% 2% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 34% 18% 15% 32% 1% 6,679

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Party affiliation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 34% 8% 50% 7% 1% 6,107
No lean 21% 9% 56% 10% 4% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 18% 12% 54% 14% 2% 6,679

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

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Party affiliation 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 = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 42% 56% 1% 1% 6,107
No lean 27% 70% 2% 1% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 21% 77% 1% 1% 6,679

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who read scripture…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 27% 11% 8% 54% < 1% 6,107
No lean 19% 9% 7% 65% 1% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 15% 9% 8% 68% < 1% 6,679

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say the holy scripture is…

Party affiliation 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 = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 29% 35% 3% 28% 5% 6,107
No lean 24% 24% 3% 39% 10% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 19% 24% 1% 50% 7% 6,679

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 78% 16% 7% 6,107
No lean 67% 23% 10% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 61% 32% 6% 6,679

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 66% 27% 7% 6,107
No lean 53% 37% 10% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 47% 46% 7% 6,679

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 58% 32% 8% 2% 6,107
No lean 23% 36% 19% 22% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 17% 37% 42% 4% 6,679

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 78% 19% 1% 1% 6,107
No lean 48% 42% 4% 6% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 33% 60% 3% 4% 6,679

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say government aid to the poor…

Party affiliation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 71% 25% 3% 1% 6,107
No lean 44% 46% 6% 3% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 27% 69% 3% 1% 6,679

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 44% 53% 3% 6,107
No lean 54% 40% 6% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 72% 25% 3% 6,679

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 55% 38% 4% 3% 6,107
No lean 68% 22% 5% 5% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 80% 16% 2% 2% 6,679

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 44% 49% 7% 6,107
No lean 60% 29% 12% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 75% 20% 5% 6,679

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

Party affiliation 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 = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 56% 40% 2% 2% 6,107
No lean 36% 55% 4% 5% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 23% 74% 2% 2% 6,679

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political party

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

Party affiliation 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 = 6,107. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 29% 27% 3% 38% 3% 6,107
No lean 37% 23% 6% 29% 6% 2,386
Democrat/lean Dem. 50% 22% 3% 22% 2% 6,679