Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,858. 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 40% 30% 23% 6% 14,858
2007 41% 33% 19% 7% 15,033

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Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 186. 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 12% 39% 47% 2% 186
Catholic 40% 34% 21% 5% 3,024
Evangelical Protestant 58% 24% 12% 6% 4,408
Historically Black Protestant 38% 32% 24% 7% 1,132
Jehovah's Witness 17% 15% 13% 56% 195
Jewish 28% 26% 43% 3% 227
Mainline Protestant 38% 36% 21% 5% 2,411
Mormon 63% 26% 8% 3% 410
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 33% 42% 7% 2,029

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,975. 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% 30% 31% 28% 5,975
Moderate 18% 33% 28% 22% 4,508
Liberal 20% 36% 28% 17% 3,283
Don't know 21% 33% 25% 22% 759

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,975. 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% 9% 25% 37% 20% 2% 5,975
Moderate 11% 12% 27% 33% 14% 2% 4,508
Liberal 11% 15% 29% 33% 11% 1% 3,283
Don't know 10% 16% 27% 29% 16% 2% 759

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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% 52% 6,113
Moderate 43% 57% 4,593
Liberal 42% 58% 3,328
Don't know 42% 58% 824

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,007. 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 66% 13% 2% 16% 3% 6,007
Moderate 59% 16% 3% 17% 5% 4,529
Liberal 54% 17% 4% 22% 5% 3,277
Don't know 47% 21% 3% 21% 7% 782

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,054. 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% 8% 78% 6,054
Moderate 17% 10% 74% 4,550
Liberal 22% 12% 66% 3,281
Don't know 23% 8% 68% 778

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 5,237. 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% 22% 27% 15% 5,237
Moderate 37% 20% 25% 17% 4,031
Liberal 43% 19% 21% 17% 3,006
Don't know 59% 21% 14% 6% 555

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,085. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 44% 32% 15% 9% 6,085
Moderate 36% 34% 17% 13% 4,581
Liberal 38% 29% 18% 15% 3,311
Don't know 57% 29% 9% 6% 790

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,077. 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 58% 4% 13% 10% 15% 6,077
Moderate 46% 7% 15% 10% 21% 4,577
Liberal 41% 10% 18% 6% 25% 3,311
Don't know 42% 6% 15% 12% 24% 802

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,088. 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 28% 72% 6,088
Moderate 27% 73% 4,575
Liberal 28% 72% 3,324
Don't know 27% 73% 811

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 10% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 6,113
Moderate 72% 18% 4% 1% 4% 2% 4,593
Liberal 59% 22% 5% 1% 10% 2% 3,328
Don't know 80% 11% 3% 2% 2% 2% 824

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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 84% 11% 2% 2% 1% 6,113
Moderate 65% 21% 7% 6% 1% 4,593
Liberal 53% 22% 10% 14% 1% 3,328
Don't know 73% 13% 4% 7% 3% 824

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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 65% 22% 12% < 1% 6,113
Moderate 45% 33% 21% < 1% 4,593
Liberal 34% 31% 35% < 1% 3,328
Don't know 51% 21% 26% 3% 824

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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% 9% 1% 3% 1% 6,113
Moderate 72% 14% 3% 10% 1% 4,593
Liberal 61% 15% 4% 19% 1% 3,328
Don't know 78% 8% 2% 9% 3% 824

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 11% 8% 29% 1% 6,113
Moderate 32% 11% 9% 47% 1% 4,593
Liberal 27% 10% 7% 56% < 1% 3,328
Don't know 43% 9% 7% 38% 2% 824

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

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

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 = 6,113. 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 84% 8% 4% 4% 1% 6,113
Moderate 76% 12% 5% 7% 1% 4,593
Liberal 73% 12% 6% 8% 1% 3,328
Don't know 77% 9% 3% 7% 3% 824

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 14% 8% 17% 2% 6,113
Moderate 57% 16% 10% 16% 1% 4,593
Liberal 64% 13% 8% 13% 1% 3,328
Don't know 58% 9% 6% 21% 6% 824

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 27% 5% 2% 6,113
Moderate 36% 12% 42% 6% 3% 4,593
Liberal 25% 19% 43% 11% 3% 3,328
Don't know 49% 6% 34% 4% 6% 824

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 45% 1% 2% 6,113
Moderate 31% 67% 2% 1% 4,593
Liberal 20% 77% 1% 2% 3,328
Don't know 36% 56% 5% 3% 824

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 9% 5% 16% 1% 6,113
Moderate 49% 11% 7% 31% 1% 4,593
Liberal 40% 10% 8% 42% 1% 3,328
Don't know 61% 7% 4% 26% 3% 824

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 27% 4% 11% 5% 6,113
Moderate 31% 30% 3% 28% 8% 4,593
Liberal 27% 19% 2% 45% 7% 3,328
Don't know 44% 19% 8% 17% 13% 824

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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% 8% 7% 6,113
Moderate 76% 16% 8% 4,593
Liberal 63% 31% 6% 3,328
Don't know 72% 16% 12% 824

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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% 17% 8% 6,113
Moderate 59% 32% 9% 4,593
Liberal 46% 48% 7% 3,328
Don't know 55% 33% 12% 824

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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% 13% 25% 6,113
Moderate 28% 19% 53% 4,593
Liberal 12% 17% 71% 3,328
Don't know 10% 65% 25% 824

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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 67% 29% 2% 3% 6,113
Moderate 49% 42% 5% 5% 4,593
Liberal 29% 63% 4% 3% 3,328
Don't know 35% 45% 7% 14% 824

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 34% 4% 2% 6,113
Moderate 36% 57% 5% 2% 4,593
Liberal 24% 71% 3% 2% 3,328
Don't know 33% 49% 9% 8% 824

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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 28% 67% 5% 6,113
Moderate 56% 40% 5% 4,593
Liberal 68% 28% 4% 3,328
Don't know 34% 51% 14% 824

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 58% 4% 4% 6,113
Moderate 64% 27% 5% 4% 4,593
Liberal 74% 20% 3% 2% 3,328
Don't know 41% 42% 7% 10% 824

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,113. 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% 69% 8% 6,113
Moderate 55% 36% 9% 4,593
Liberal 69% 25% 5% 3,328
Don't know 32% 48% 19% 824

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 39% 3% 4% 6,113
Moderate 31% 63% 3% 3% 4,593
Liberal 21% 74% 2% 3% 3,328
Don't know 31% 50% 7% 12% 824

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 6,113. 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% 3% 55% 5% 6,113
Moderate 27% 30% 4% 34% 4% 4,593
Liberal 42% 25% 4% 25% 3% 3,328
Don't know 16% 19% 7% 43% 14% 824