Political ideology among adults who meditate once or twice a month

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,884. 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 31% 36% 28% 5% 2,884
2007 33% 38% 23% 6% 2,613

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Political ideology among adults who meditate once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who meditate 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 35% 37% 22% 7% 613
Evangelical Protestant 50% 31% 15% 4% 546
Historically Black Protestant 28% 42% 25% 5% 162
Mainline Protestant 34% 39% 24% 3% 574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 14% 36% 44% 6% 703

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Age distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 907. 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% 31% 26% 21% 907
Moderate 23% 39% 24% 15% 1,009
Liberal 33% 36% 20% 11% 807
Don't know 36% 37% 16% 12% 118

Generational cohort among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 907. 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% 14% 25% 31% 14% 2% 907
Moderate 14% 16% 31% 29% 9% 1% 1,009
Liberal 21% 21% 27% 23% 7% < 1% 807
Don't know 25% 20% 28% 19% 7% 2% 118

Gender composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 919. 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% 46% 919
Moderate 48% 52% 1,030
Liberal 43% 57% 811
Don't know 41% 59% 124

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 913. 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% 11% 3% 16% 3% 913
Moderate 62% 12% 6% 16% 4% 1,015
Liberal 62% 12% 5% 17% 4% 802
Don't know 47% 12% 4% 27% 9% 121

Immigrant status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 909. 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% 77% 909
Moderate 16% 13% 72% 1,013
Liberal 18% 12% 70% 803
Don't know 26% 9% 66% 119

Income distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 817. 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% 21% 27% 18% 817
Moderate 33% 20% 27% 19% 926
Liberal 35% 16% 26% 23% 755

Educational distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 915. 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% 34% 15% 7% 915
Moderate 36% 32% 19% 13% 1,029
Liberal 30% 33% 20% 17% 811
Don't know 49% 33% 11% 7% 121

Marital status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 919. 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% 6% 13% 6% 25% 919
Moderate 47% 8% 13% 5% 27% 1,026
Liberal 39% 11% 13% 4% 33% 810
Don't know 33% 9% 12% 5% 42% 123

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 917. 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% 917
Moderate 29% 71% 1,026
Liberal 25% 75% 811
Don't know 28% 72% 124

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 70% 22% 3% 1% 3% 1% 919
Moderate 54% 28% 7% < 1% 8% 3% 1,030
Liberal 39% 30% 11% 1% 17% 3% 811
Don't know 51% 19% 13% 2% 9% 5% 124

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 27% 6% 4% < 1% 919
Moderate 45% 30% 16% 8% 1% 1,030
Liberal 32% 31% 17% 20% < 1% 811
Don't know 44% 24% 17% 11% 4% 124

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 42% 16% < 1% 919
Moderate 30% 40% 30% < 1% 1,030
Liberal 18% 40% 41% < 1% 811
Don't know 31% 36% 30% 3% 124

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 919. 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% 23% 7% 11% < 1% 919
Moderate 43% 20% 13% 23% 1% 1,030
Liberal 33% 19% 12% 35% < 1% 811
Don't know 45% 14% 8% 30% 3% 124

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

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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 26% 18% 13% 43% < 1% 919
Moderate 17% 13% 11% 59% < 1% 1,030
Liberal 9% 14% 7% 70% < 1% 811
Don't know 17% 16% 7% 59% 2% 124

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month 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 = 919. 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% 27% 7% 8% 1% 919
Moderate 54% 24% 10% 11% 1% 1,030
Liberal 50% 24% 13% 13% 1% 811
Don't know 52% 21% 12% 15% < 1% 124

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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 41% 22% 15% 21% 1% 919
Moderate 45% 22% 15% 18% 1% 1,030
Liberal 53% 21% 14% 11% 1% 811
Don't know 47% 11% 14% 23% 4% 124

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 8% 40% 7% 2% 919
Moderate 24% 15% 48% 11% 2% 1,030
Liberal 14% 22% 47% 15% 1% 811
Don't know 31% 8% 48% 7% 7% 124

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 54% 1% 1% 919
Moderate 25% 74% 1% < 1% 1,030
Liberal 15% 83% 1% 1% 811
Don't know 31% 66% 2% < 1% 124

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 12% 30% < 1% 919
Moderate 25% 16% 12% 46% < 1% 1,030
Liberal 14% 15% 12% 58% < 1% 811
Don't know 26% 16% 9% 48% < 1% 124

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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 38% 33% 3% 19% 7% 919
Moderate 20% 29% 2% 41% 8% 1,030
Liberal 15% 17% < 1% 62% 6% 811
Don't know 30% 14% 2% 40% 14% 124

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 919. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 82% 11% 6% 919
Moderate 71% 22% 6% 1,030
Liberal 51% 42% 7% 811
Don't know 63% 27% 10% 124

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 919. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 71% 21% 8% 919
Moderate 52% 40% 7% 1,030
Liberal 35% 59% 6% 811
Don't know 48% 41% 11% 124

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 919. 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% 11% 28% 919
Moderate 31% 18% 51% 1,030
Liberal 11% 14% 76% 811
Don't know 16% 54% 31% 124

Views about size of government among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 33% 2% 2% 919
Moderate 50% 43% 4% 3% 1,030
Liberal 28% 66% 2% 4% 811
Don't know 42% 44% 5% 9% 124

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 37% 3% 2% 919
Moderate 40% 56% 3% 1% 1,030
Liberal 19% 77% 2% 1% 811
Don't know 35% 54% 6% 4% 124

Views about abortion among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 57% 3% 919
Moderate 65% 32% 3% 1,030
Liberal 79% 17% 4% 811
Don't know 57% 32% 11% 124

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 47% 45% 5% 3% 919
Moderate 78% 16% 3% 3% 1,030
Liberal 86% 10% 2% 2% 811
Don't know 60% 20% 7% 14% 124

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 919. 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% 919
Moderate 65% 28% 6% 1,030
Liberal 84% 12% 4% 811
Don't know 54% 26% 20% 124

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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 = 919. 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% 2% 919
Moderate 29% 68% 2% 1% 1,030
Liberal 17% 80% 1% 2% 811
Don't know 45% 43% 5% 7% 124

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by political ideology

% of adults who meditate 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
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Conservative 23% 28% 3% 41% 4% 919
Moderate 39% 28% 6% 26% 2% 1,030
Liberal 56% 24% 4% 14% 2% 811
Don't know 31% 19% 10% 37% 3% 124