Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,172. 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 34% 35% 24% 7% 15,172
2007 34% 39% 21% 7% 15,447

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Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 37% 37% 22% 5% 3,119
Evangelical Protestant 52% 29% 13% 6% 3,202
Historically Black Protestant 36% 33% 24% 7% 538
Jewish 19% 35% 44% 1% 487
Mainline Protestant 38% 38% 18% 6% 2,679
Mormon 54% 30% 10% 6% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 37% 36% 8% 4,330

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are ages…

Political ideology 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,169. 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 20% 36% 29% 15% 5,169
Moderate 30% 36% 23% 11% 5,189
Liberal 33% 34% 21% 12% 3,750
Don't know 32% 37% 20% 11% 795

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Political ideology Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,169. 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 13% 12% 31% 34% 9% 1% 5,169
Moderate 19% 17% 28% 27% 7% 1% 5,189
Liberal 21% 20% 26% 26% 7% 1% 3,750
Don't know 19% 24% 27% 24% 7% < 1% 795

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Political ideology Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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% 5,247
Moderate 52% 48% 5,280
Liberal 48% 52% 3,801
Don't know 47% 53% 844

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Political ideology White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,183. 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 79% 7% 2% 9% 3% 5,183
Moderate 72% 9% 4% 11% 3% 5,224
Liberal 66% 10% 6% 14% 4% 3,771
Don't know 67% 12% 4% 12% 5% 820

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Political ideology Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,206. 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 8% 9% 83% 5,206
Moderate 11% 11% 79% 5,226
Liberal 15% 14% 71% 3,755
Don't know 13% 7% 80% 789

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 4,588. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 27% 21% 31% 21% 4,588
Moderate 29% 21% 28% 21% 4,701
Liberal 32% 20% 26% 22% 3,455
Don't know 52% 18% 21% 9% 575

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have completed…

Political ideology High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,231. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 45% 32% 16% 6% 5,231
Moderate 39% 33% 17% 11% 5,262
Liberal 36% 29% 20% 15% 3,788
Don't know 58% 32% 7% 3% 813

Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Political ideology Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,234. 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% 6% 11% 5% 20% 5,234
Moderate 46% 8% 10% 5% 31% 5,264
Liberal 40% 10% 11% 4% 35% 3,789
Don't know 37% 7% 14% 5% 36% 835

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Political ideology Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,228. 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% 67% 5,228
Moderate 31% 69% 5,262
Liberal 27% 73% 3,791
Don't know 31% 69% 837

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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% 18% 4% 1% 6% 2% 5,247
Moderate 50% 26% 8% < 1% 12% 3% 5,280
Liberal 36% 23% 10% 1% 27% 4% 3,801
Don't know 53% 21% 6% 2% 14% 4% 844

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say religion is…

Political ideology Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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% 10% 7% < 1% 5,247
Moderate 35% 34% 16% 14% < 1% 5,280
Liberal 24% 29% 20% 27% < 1% 3,801
Don't know 41% 27% 13% 18% 1% 844

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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% 36% 28% < 1% 5,247
Moderate 21% 40% 39% < 1% 5,280
Liberal 13% 34% 53% < 1% 3,801
Don't know 20% 31% 47% 2% 844

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Political ideology At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 55% 18% 6% 21% 1% 5,247
Moderate 36% 19% 8% 37% 1% 5,280
Liberal 26% 15% 7% 51% < 1% 3,801
Don't know 39% 16% 8% 36% 2% 844

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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 21% 9% 9% 60% < 1% 5,247
Moderate 10% 7% 7% 76% < 1% 5,280
Liberal 7% 4% 5% 84% < 1% 3,801
Don't know 15% 6% 5% 73% 1% 844

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 53% 16% 10% 20% 1% 5,247
Moderate 41% 17% 14% 26% 1% 5,280
Liberal 36% 17% 13% 33% 1% 3,801
Don't know 37% 14% 9% 34% 6% 844

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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% 15% 14% 36% 1% 5,247
Moderate 32% 18% 17% 32% 1% 5,280
Liberal 36% 17% 15% 30% 1% 3,801
Don't know 30% 14% 10% 43% 3% 844

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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% 6% 47% 6% 2% 5,247
Moderate 20% 11% 57% 11% 2% 5,280
Liberal 13% 15% 53% 18% 2% 3,801
Don't know 23% 6% 59% 7% 5% 844

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 45% 53% 2% < 1% 5,247
Moderate 25% 73% 1% 1% 5,280
Liberal 19% 79% 1% 1% 3,801
Don't know 26% 68% 3% 3% 844

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Conservative 32% 11% 9% 48% < 1% 5,247
Moderate 16% 10% 9% 65% < 1% 5,280
Liberal 11% 7% 7% 76% < 1% 3,801
Don't know 19% 7% 7% 65% 2% 844

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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 37% 32% 3% 23% 6% 5,247
Moderate 18% 31% 1% 42% 7% 5,280
Liberal 13% 20% 1% 61% 6% 3,801
Don't know 27% 20% 6% 34% 14% 844

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in heaven

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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 80% 13% 7% 5,247
Moderate 70% 24% 7% 5,280
Liberal 52% 42% 6% 3,801
Don't know 68% 19% 13% 844

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in hell

Political ideology Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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% 23% 7% 5,247
Moderate 54% 38% 8% 5,280
Liberal 38% 56% 6% 3,801
Don't know 53% 33% 14% 844

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Political ideology Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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% 12% 21% 5,247
Moderate 36% 18% 46% 5,280
Liberal 12% 14% 74% 3,801
Don't know 14% 60% 25% 844

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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 73% 24% 1% 2% 5,247
Moderate 55% 39% 3% 3% 5,280
Liberal 28% 66% 3% 3% 3,801
Don't know 39% 44% 6% 11% 844

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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% 3% 1% 5,247
Moderate 44% 51% 3% 2% 5,280
Liberal 25% 71% 3% 1% 3,801
Don't know 43% 44% 7% 6% 844

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say abortion should be…

Political ideology Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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% 5,247
Moderate 65% 32% 3% 5,280
Liberal 76% 22% 2% 3,801
Don't know 51% 38% 11% 844

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say homosexuality…

Political ideology Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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% 43% 5% 3% 5,247
Moderate 77% 18% 3% 2% 5,280
Liberal 85% 12% 2% 2% 3,801
Don't know 62% 24% 7% 7% 844

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …same-sex marriage

Political ideology Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,247. 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 37% 55% 7% 5,247
Moderate 69% 25% 6% 5,280
Liberal 82% 14% 4% 3,801
Don't know 53% 30% 17% 844

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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% 39% 2% 2% 5,247
Moderate 33% 63% 3% 2% 5,280
Liberal 21% 76% 1% 2% 3,801
Don't know 36% 51% 4% 10% 844

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 5,247. 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% 25% 3% 44% 4% 5,247
Moderate 43% 27% 3% 25% 2% 5,280
Liberal 59% 19% 4% 16% 2% 3,801
Don't know 30% 22% 8% 30% 11% 844