Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing

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

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,262. 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 25% 35% 32% 9% 5,262
2007 27% 39% 25% 8% 5,886

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Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 33% 33% 28% 6% 963
Evangelical Protestant 35% 32% 22% 12% 511
Historically Black Protestant 30% 30% 30% 11% 136
Jewish 15% 34% 48% 2% 235
Mainline Protestant 31% 40% 21% 8% 778
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 35% 36% 9% 2,348

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,320. 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 17% 32% 30% 22% 1,320
Moderate 28% 34% 22% 15% 1,798
Liberal 32% 34% 20% 14% 1,695
Don't know 28% 35% 23% 14% 361

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

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

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,320. 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 11% 12% 26% 35% 15% 2% 1,320
Moderate 18% 17% 27% 26% 10% 1% 1,798
Liberal 19% 19% 28% 26% 8% 1% 1,695
Don't know 18% 20% 25% 27% 9% 1% 361

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

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

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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 69% 31% 1,344
Moderate 64% 36% 1,819
Liberal 56% 44% 1,717
Don't know 57% 43% 382

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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 76% 6% 3% 13% 2% 1,325
Moderate 73% 7% 5% 11% 3% 1,802
Liberal 70% 7% 6% 13% 3% 1,701
Don't know 66% 11% 6% 12% 5% 371

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

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

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,331. 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 10% 11% 79% 1,331
Moderate 11% 12% 77% 1,796
Liberal 16% 15% 69% 1,688
Don't know 13% 9% 78% 360

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,177. 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% 19% 28% 18% 1,177
Moderate 33% 23% 26% 18% 1,617
Liberal 36% 19% 24% 21% 1,549
Don't know 59% 17% 14% 10% 268

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,341. 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% 26% 11% 6% 1,341
Moderate 42% 34% 16% 9% 1,815
Liberal 39% 28% 18% 14% 1,710
Don't know 65% 26% 5% 4% 368

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

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

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,334. 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 49% 9% 13% 8% 21% 1,334
Moderate 40% 9% 11% 5% 34% 1,811
Liberal 36% 10% 14% 5% 35% 1,706
Don't know 33% 7% 17% 8% 36% 377

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

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

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,339. 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% 75% 1,339
Moderate 27% 73% 1,810
Liberal 24% 76% 1,710
Don't know 25% 75% 381

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 30% 11% 1% 16% 4% 1,344
Moderate 29% 29% 14% < 1% 23% 4% 1,819
Liberal 23% 22% 12% < 1% 37% 5% 1,717
Don't know 36% 22% 11% 2% 24% 6% 382

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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% 37% 22% 18% 1% 1,344
Moderate 16% 33% 25% 25% < 1% 1,819
Liberal 17% 24% 22% 36% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 22% 28% 20% 29% 1% 382

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 34% 54% < 1% 1,344
Moderate 11% 30% 59% < 1% 1,819
Liberal 7% 27% 66% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 10% 27% 61% 2% 382

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

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

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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% 15% 11% 49% 1% 1,344
Moderate 19% 14% 9% 57% 1% 1,819
Liberal 16% 11% 6% 66% 1% 1,717
Don't know 22% 11% 10% 55% 2% 382

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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 7% 3% 5% 85% < 1% 1,344
Moderate 5% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 1,819
Liberal 5% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 5% 5% 4% 86% 1% 382

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 5% 2% 76% 1% 1,344
Moderate 15% 6% 3% 75% 1% 1,819
Liberal 15% 6% 4% 74% 1% 1,717
Don't know 14% 5% 4% 73% 4% 382

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 10% 13% 53% < 1% 1,344
Moderate 27% 14% 16% 42% 1% 1,819
Liberal 31% 14% 14% 40% 1% 1,717
Don't know 22% 10% 11% 53% 4% 382

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 9% 64% 11% 2% 1,344
Moderate 9% 13% 62% 14% 2% 1,819
Liberal 9% 16% 54% 20% 1% 1,717
Don't know 14% 7% 65% 10% 4% 382

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 63% 1% 1% 1,344
Moderate 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,819
Liberal 17% 82% 1% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 19% 74% 5% 3% 382

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 7% 6% 78% < 1% 1,344
Moderate 7% 4% 6% 82% < 1% 1,819
Liberal 7% 4% 6% 83% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 7% 5% 5% 82% < 1% 382

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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 19% 26% 1% 45% 9% 1,344
Moderate 11% 21% 1% 59% 8% 1,819
Liberal 10% 13% < 1% 71% 5% 1,717
Don't know 22% 13% 2% 49% 14% 382

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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% 27% 10% 1,344
Moderate 53% 39% 8% 1,819
Liberal 39% 55% 6% 1,717
Don't know 54% 30% 16% 382

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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 49% 40% 11% 1,344
Moderate 41% 52% 7% 1,819
Liberal 29% 65% 5% 1,717
Don't know 41% 41% 18% 382

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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 60% 16% 23% 1,344
Moderate 33% 20% 47% 1,819
Liberal 11% 15% 74% 1,717
Don't know 16% 57% 28% 382

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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% 28% 2% 2% 1,344
Moderate 56% 37% 3% 3% 1,819
Liberal 31% 63% 2% 3% 1,717
Don't know 40% 43% 5% 12% 382

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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% 1,344
Moderate 43% 51% 4% 2% 1,819
Liberal 24% 71% 3% 2% 1,717
Don't know 40% 48% 4% 8% 382

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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 57% 39% 4% 1,344
Moderate 71% 26% 3% 1,819
Liberal 78% 20% 2% 1,717
Don't know 50% 37% 12% 382

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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% 33% 4% 3% 1,344
Moderate 78% 16% 3% 3% 1,819
Liberal 84% 13% 2% 2% 1,717
Don't know 62% 25% 5% 8% 382

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,344. 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 48% 43% 9% 1,344
Moderate 71% 23% 6% 1,819
Liberal 81% 15% 4% 1,717
Don't know 51% 30% 19% 382

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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 52% 43% 2% 3% 1,344
Moderate 33% 62% 2% 2% 1,819
Liberal 23% 74% 1% 1% 1,717
Don't know 40% 46% 3% 10% 382

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 1,344. 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 44% 20% 4% 27% 5% 1,344
Moderate 55% 19% 4% 20% 3% 1,819
Liberal 66% 14% 3% 15% 2% 1,717
Don't know 40% 14% 8% 24% 14% 382