Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,093. 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 32% 36% 26% 5% 5,093
2007 33% 40% 21% 5% 4,813

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Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal 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 36% 39% 21% 4% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 47% 31% 15% 6% 957
Historically Black Protestant 37% 33% 27% 4% 210
Jewish 16% 31% 52% < 1% 150
Mainline Protestant 35% 40% 19% 6% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 37% 41% 6% 1,191

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Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,620. 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 23% 34% 27% 16% 1,620
Moderate 28% 38% 22% 12% 1,827
Liberal 35% 34% 21% 10% 1,366
Don't know 38% 41% 12% 8% 195

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,620. 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 15% 13% 29% 32% 10% 1% 1,620
Moderate 19% 17% 29% 26% 7% 1% 1,827
Liberal 23% 20% 26% 24% 6% < 1% 1,366
Don't know 23% 27% 29% 15% 5% < 1% 195

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 55% 45% 1,646
Moderate 49% 51% 1,850
Liberal 46% 54% 1,384
Don't know 47% 53% 213

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,620. 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 72% 11% 2% 13% 2% 1,620
Moderate 70% 10% 4% 12% 4% 1,831
Liberal 64% 10% 5% 16% 4% 1,375
Don't know 59% 13% 6% 17% 5% 202

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,633. 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% 9% 79% 1,633
Moderate 12% 11% 77% 1,833
Liberal 16% 14% 69% 1,366
Don't know 25% 6% 69% 195

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,466. 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 31% 20% 29% 20% 1,466
Moderate 29% 21% 28% 21% 1,676
Liberal 32% 20% 26% 22% 1,277
Don't know 51% 21% 20% 8% 144

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,640. 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 45% 32% 16% 7% 1,640
Moderate 33% 34% 19% 13% 1,845
Liberal 32% 29% 23% 17% 1,383
Don't know 48% 38% 10% 4% 206

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,645. 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% 6% 12% 4% 24% 1,645
Moderate 47% 9% 11% 5% 29% 1,845
Liberal 37% 11% 12% 3% 37% 1,384
Don't know 37% 6% 15% 3% 39% 208

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,639. 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 31% 69% 1,639
Moderate 32% 68% 1,841
Liberal 29% 71% 1,384
Don't know 36% 64% 211

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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 72% 22% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,646
Moderate 54% 29% 7% < 1% 8% 2% 1,850
Liberal 39% 27% 10% < 1% 21% 3% 1,384
Don't know 59% 27% 5% 1% 6% 2% 213

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 55% 35% 7% 4% < 1% 1,646
Moderate 40% 38% 14% 8% < 1% 1,850
Liberal 25% 35% 18% 22% < 1% 1,384
Don't know 48% 31% 11% 8% 1% 213

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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% 44% 21% < 1% 1,646
Moderate 23% 47% 29% < 1% 1,850
Liberal 15% 41% 43% < 1% 1,384
Don't know 24% 39% 35% 3% 213

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 55% 26% 7% 12% < 1% 1,646
Moderate 41% 24% 9% 25% 1% 1,850
Liberal 31% 20% 10% 39% < 1% 1,384
Don't know 47% 21% 8% 20% 4% 213

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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 18% 14% 11% 55% 1% 1,646
Moderate 11% 10% 10% 69% < 1% 1,850
Liberal 7% 10% 6% 77% < 1% 1,384
Don't know 12% 11% 10% 65% 2% 213

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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 29% 15% 3% 52% 1% 1,646
Moderate 27% 13% 7% 52% < 1% 1,850
Liberal 28% 15% 8% 49% 1% 1,384
Don't know 30% 12% 3% 52% 4% 213

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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 36% 24% 16% 23% 1% 1,646
Moderate 35% 26% 17% 21% < 1% 1,850
Liberal 47% 24% 14% 15% < 1% 1,384
Don't know 35% 18% 16% 30% 2% 213

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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 34% 9% 49% 6% 2% 1,646
Moderate 21% 14% 55% 9% 2% 1,850
Liberal 13% 20% 49% 16% 1% 1,384
Don't know 30% 7% 54% 3% 6% 213

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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% 55% 1% 2% 1,646
Moderate 23% 76% 1% < 1% 1,850
Liberal 17% 82% 1% 1% 1,384
Don't know 25% 71% 2% 1% 213

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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% 17% 13% 39% < 1% 1,646
Moderate 18% 15% 11% 56% < 1% 1,850
Liberal 14% 12% 9% 65% < 1% 1,384
Don't know 24% 14% 9% 51% 2% 213

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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 33% 39% 2% 21% 5% 1,646
Moderate 17% 36% 2% 38% 7% 1,850
Liberal 13% 19% 1% 61% 6% 1,384
Don't know 34% 23% 4% 24% 15% 213

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 85% 11% 5% 1,646
Moderate 73% 20% 7% 1,850
Liberal 54% 39% 7% 1,384
Don't know 74% 18% 7% 213

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 74% 21% 6% 1,646
Moderate 55% 37% 8% 1,850
Liberal 37% 57% 7% 1,384
Don't know 63% 27% 10% 213

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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% 26% 1,646
Moderate 35% 18% 47% 1,850
Liberal 11% 11% 77% 1,384
Don't know 15% 57% 28% 213

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 68% 30% 1% 1% 1,646
Moderate 56% 38% 3% 3% 1,850
Liberal 28% 65% 3% 3% 1,384
Don't know 30% 53% 8% 9% 213

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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% 33% 3% 1% 1,646
Moderate 41% 54% 3% 2% 1,850
Liberal 24% 73% 2% 2% 1,384
Don't know 44% 43% 9% 4% 213

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 39% 57% 3% 1,646
Moderate 66% 31% 2% 1,850
Liberal 78% 19% 3% 1,384
Don't know 53% 41% 5% 213

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 51% 41% 4% 3% 1,646
Moderate 80% 16% 2% 2% 1,850
Liberal 85% 11% 2% 2% 1,384
Don't know 58% 24% 11% 7% 213

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,646. 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 40% 53% 7% 1,646
Moderate 72% 22% 6% 1,850
Liberal 82% 14% 4% 1,384
Don't know 50% 31% 20% 213

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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% 42% 2% 2% 1,646
Moderate 31% 66% 2% 1% 1,850
Liberal 16% 81% 1% 2% 1,384
Don't know 35% 53% 5% 7% 213

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,646. 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 22% 29% 4% 42% 4% 1,646
Moderate 41% 29% 4% 24% 2% 1,850
Liberal 58% 22% 3% 15% 2% 1,384
Don't know 30% 20% 10% 29% 11% 213