Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 41% 31% 21% 6% 20,955
2007 43% 32% 17% 7% 19,253

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Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 166. 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.
Buddhist 15% 37% 47% 2% 166
Catholic 40% 35% 21% 5% 4,173
Evangelical Protestant 59% 25% 11% 5% 6,541
Historically Black Protestant 37% 33% 24% 6% 1,423
Jehovah's Witness 18% 17% 9% 56% 203
Jewish 29% 33% 34% 4% 320
Mainline Protestant 40% 36% 19% 5% 3,532
Mormon 64% 25% 7% 3% 545
Muslim 27% 36% 31% 5% 152
Orthodox Christian 33% 55% 11% 1% 103
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 35% 41% 7% 3,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,688. 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.
Conservative 14% 32% 30% 24% 8,688
Moderate 22% 33% 27% 18% 6,431
Liberal 23% 35% 26% 15% 4,328
Don't know 24% 33% 25% 19% 1,043

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,688. 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.
Conservative 9% 10% 27% 36% 16% 2% 8,688
Moderate 14% 14% 27% 32% 11% 1% 6,431
Liberal 14% 17% 28% 30% 10% 1% 4,328
Don't know 13% 18% 26% 29% 13% 1% 1,043

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 47% 53% 8,875
Moderate 43% 57% 6,568
Liberal 41% 59% 4,387
Don't know 40% 60% 1,125

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,746. 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.
Conservative 71% 11% 2% 13% 3% 8,746
Moderate 62% 14% 3% 15% 4% 6,475
Liberal 54% 16% 4% 21% 5% 4,327
Don't know 52% 19% 2% 20% 7% 1,075

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,797. 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.
Conservative 12% 8% 80% 8,797
Moderate 15% 10% 76% 6,504
Liberal 20% 12% 69% 4,332
Don't know 20% 8% 72% 1,066

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have a household income of…

Political ideology Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,606. 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.
Conservative 32% 22% 29% 17% 7,606
Moderate 34% 20% 27% 19% 5,762
Liberal 39% 20% 22% 19% 3,961
Don't know 56% 19% 17% 8% 747

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,839. 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.
Conservative 42% 34% 16% 8% 8,839
Moderate 37% 33% 17% 12% 6,548
Liberal 37% 30% 18% 14% 4,364
Don't know 56% 31% 8% 5% 1,076

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,833. 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.
Conservative 59% 4% 12% 8% 16% 8,833
Moderate 48% 7% 14% 8% 23% 6,544
Liberal 42% 10% 15% 6% 27% 4,366
Don't know 43% 8% 14% 9% 26% 1,100

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,842. 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.
Conservative 30% 70% 8,842
Moderate 29% 71% 6,543
Liberal 28% 72% 4,378
Don't know 29% 71% 1,106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say they…

Political ideology 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 = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 87% 9% 1% 1% 1% 1% 8,875
Moderate 73% 17% 3% 1% 5% 2% 6,568
Liberal 58% 21% 5% 1% 12% 2% 4,387
Don't know 80% 11% 2% 2% 3% 3% 1,125

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 83% 12% 2% 2% < 1% 8,875
Moderate 63% 22% 8% 7% 1% 6,568
Liberal 51% 23% 11% 15% 1% 4,387
Don't know 72% 15% 4% 7% 2% 1,125

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who attend religious services…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 62% 25% 13% < 1% 8,875
Moderate 43% 35% 22% < 1% 6,568
Liberal 31% 33% 36% < 1% 4,387
Don't know 49% 24% 25% 3% 1,125

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 82% 11% 2% 5% 1% 8,875
Moderate 67% 15% 4% 13% 1% 6,568
Liberal 56% 15% 5% 23% < 1% 4,387
Don't know 75% 10% 3% 11% 2% 1,125

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 46% 12% 9% 32% 1% 8,875
Moderate 28% 11% 9% 51% 1% 6,568
Liberal 23% 10% 7% 60% < 1% 4,387
Don't know 41% 9% 6% 42% 2% 1,125

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who meditate…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 56% 6% 2% 34% 2% 8,875
Moderate 51% 9% 4% 36% 1% 6,568
Liberal 54% 10% 4% 31% 2% 4,387
Don't know 57% 6% 1% 31% 4% 1,125

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 54% 15% 8% 21% 2% 8,875
Moderate 54% 16% 10% 19% 1% 6,568
Liberal 61% 14% 8% 16% 1% 4,387
Don't know 55% 10% 6% 23% 5% 1,125

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Political ideology Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 61% 5% 28% 4% 2% 8,875
Moderate 36% 11% 44% 7% 3% 6,568
Liberal 25% 17% 44% 12% 3% 4,387
Don't know 47% 5% 37% 4% 6% 1,125

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say…

Political ideology 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 = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 53% 44% 2% 1% 8,875
Moderate 31% 67% 1% 1% 6,568
Liberal 21% 76% 1% 1% 4,387
Don't know 37% 56% 3% 3% 1,125

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who read scripture…

Political ideology At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 64% 10% 6% 19% 1% 8,875
Moderate 43% 12% 8% 36% 1% 6,568
Liberal 34% 10% 9% 47% 1% 4,387
Don't know 56% 7% 5% 30% 2% 1,125

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Political ideology 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 = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 53% 28% 4% 10% 5% 8,875
Moderate 31% 31% 3% 28% 7% 6,568
Liberal 25% 21% 2% 45% 7% 4,387
Don't know 42% 21% 7% 18% 12% 1,125

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 86% 7% 7% 8,875
Moderate 78% 16% 6% 6,568
Liberal 64% 29% 7% 4,387
Don't know 73% 14% 12% 1,125

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 77% 16% 7% 8,875
Moderate 61% 30% 8% 6,568
Liberal 47% 46% 7% 4,387
Don't know 56% 32% 12% 1,125

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 64% 13% 23% 8,875
Moderate 31% 18% 51% 6,568
Liberal 12% 16% 72% 4,387
Don't know 12% 65% 23% 1,125

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 70% 26% 2% 2% 8,875
Moderate 49% 42% 4% 4% 6,568
Liberal 27% 65% 4% 4% 4,387
Don't know 38% 43% 7% 12% 1,125

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Political ideology Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 63% 31% 4% 2% 8,875
Moderate 39% 55% 5% 2% 6,568
Liberal 24% 71% 3% 1% 4,387
Don't know 37% 47% 8% 7% 1,125

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 27% 68% 4% 8,875
Moderate 56% 39% 4% 6,568
Liberal 68% 28% 3% 4,387
Don't know 38% 49% 13% 1,125

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 35% 56% 5% 4% 8,875
Moderate 66% 26% 5% 3% 6,568
Liberal 77% 18% 3% 2% 4,387
Don't know 45% 37% 7% 10% 1,125

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 25% 68% 8% 8,875
Moderate 57% 36% 8% 6,568
Liberal 73% 22% 5% 4,387
Don't know 37% 45% 18% 1,125

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say…

Political ideology 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 = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 56% 38% 3% 3% 8,875
Moderate 32% 63% 3% 3% 6,568
Liberal 21% 74% 2% 3% 4,387
Don't know 32% 51% 6% 11% 1,125

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say humans…

Political ideology 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 = 8,875. 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.
Conservative 12% 25% 2% 56% 5% 8,875
Moderate 28% 31% 4% 34% 4% 6,568
Liberal 43% 25% 4% 24% 3% 4,387
Don't know 16% 23% 7% 43% 12% 1,125