Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

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

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 184. 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 53% 4% 18% 14% 11% 184
Catholic 52% 3% 3% 40% 2% 2,975
Evangelical Protestant 71% 8% 2% 14% 6% 4,333
Historically Black Protestant 3% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 1,129
Jehovah's Witness 39% 23% 1% 32% 5% 194
Jewish 83% 5% 4% 7% 2% 224
Mainline Protestant 84% 5% 1% 7% 4% 2,370
Mormon 85% < 1% 2% 9% 4% 405
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 59% 13% 3% 17% 6% 1,978

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,612. 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.
White 13% 26% 31% 30% 9,612
Black 18% 35% 30% 17% 1,842
Asian 30% 42% 17% 12% 300
Latino 21% 45% 23% 10% 1,840
Other/Mixed 23% 39% 29% 10% 707

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,612. 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.
White 7% 9% 22% 38% 21% 2% 9,612
Black 10% 13% 30% 35% 11% 1% 1,842
Asian 16% 20% 35% 20% 7% 1% 300
Latino 12% 17% 37% 27% 7% < 1% 1,840
Other/Mixed 14% 16% 31% 31% 8% < 1% 707

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Men Women Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 45% 55% 9,784
Black 42% 58% 1,898
Asian 48% 52% 309
Latino 44% 56% 1,875
Other/Mixed 45% 55% 729

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,706. 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.
White 4% 8% 89% 9,706
Black 12% 4% 84% 1,859
Asian 77% 17% 6% 299
Latino 62% 18% 20% 1,841
Other/Mixed 7% 11% 83% 713

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 8,488. 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.
White 30% 21% 29% 20% 8,488
Black 51% 22% 19% 8% 1,676
Asian 30% 19% 25% 26% 263
Latino 60% 19% 14% 7% 1,587
Other/Mixed 45% 23% 19% 13% 660

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,748. 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.
White 35% 33% 18% 13% 9,748
Black 46% 35% 12% 7% 1,884
Asian 18% 21% 34% 28% 307
Latino 62% 25% 9% 5% 1,855
Other/Mixed 34% 42% 15% 10% 725

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,739. 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.
White 55% 6% 13% 11% 15% 9,739
Black 33% 6% 21% 9% 31% 1,888
Asian 56% 5% 7% 4% 27% 309
Latino 46% 9% 17% 4% 23% 1,871
Other/Mixed 42% 9% 18% 6% 25% 726

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,758. 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.
White 23% 77% 9,758
Black 30% 70% 1,892
Asian 40% 60% 306
Latino 41% 59% 1,866
Other/Mixed 30% 70% 725

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 75% 14% 3% 1% 5% 2% 9,784
Black 89% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,898
Asian 66% 18% 4% 2% 8% 1% 309
Latino 67% 25% 4% 1% 2% 1% 1,875
Other/Mixed 77% 14% 3% 1% 5% 1% 729

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say religion is…

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 67% 18% 7% 8% 1% 9,784
Black 84% 11% 2% 3% 1% 1,898
Asian 60% 22% 9% 8% 1% 309
Latino 73% 17% 4% 5% 1% 1,875
Other/Mixed 66% 19% 7% 7% 1% 729

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend religious services…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 49% 27% 23% 1% 9,784
Black 59% 28% 13% < 1% 1,898
Asian 46% 34% 20% < 1% 309
Latino 53% 27% 20% < 1% 1,875
Other/Mixed 44% 28% 27% < 1% 729

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 74% 12% 3% 11% 1% 9,784
Black 84% 9% 2% 5% 1% 1,898
Asian 70% 12% 4% 13% < 1% 309
Latino 74% 15% 4% 7% 1% 1,875
Other/Mixed 78% 9% 2% 10% 1% 729

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

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 36% 9% 9% 46% 1% 9,784
Black 54% 13% 7% 25% 1% 1,898
Asian 35% 14% 11% 39% < 1% 309
Latino 40% 13% 7% 39% 1% 1,875
Other/Mixed 36% 9% 9% 45% 1% 729

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 78% 10% 5% 6% 1% 9,784
Black 81% 9% 3% 6% 1% 1,898
Asian 72% 17% 9% 3% < 1% 309
Latino 78% 9% 5% 6% 1% 1,875
Other/Mixed 78% 11% 3% 7% 2% 729

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 60% 15% 8% 15% 2% 9,784
Black 55% 14% 7% 22% 2% 1,898
Asian 50% 20% 16% 14% 1% 309
Latino 63% 12% 9% 14% 2% 1,875
Other/Mixed 62% 13% 8% 15% 2% 729

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Racial and ethnic composition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 44% 11% 36% 6% 3% 9,784
Black 51% 6% 37% 4% 2% 1,898
Asian 28% 15% 43% 11% 2% 309
Latino 43% 11% 32% 11% 3% 1,875
Other/Mixed 41% 11% 40% 6% 3% 729

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 42% 55% 2% 1% 9,784
Black 30% 67% 1% 1% 1,898
Asian 28% 71% < 1% < 1% 309
Latino 29% 66% 2% 3% 1,875
Other/Mixed 35% 62% 2% 1% 729

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who read scripture…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 52% 9% 7% 31% 1% 9,784
Black 72% 10% 3% 14% 1% 1,898
Asian 44% 13% 9% 34% 1% 309
Latino 56% 11% 6% 26% 1% 1,875
Other/Mixed 58% 7% 5% 29% 1% 729

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 35% 28% 3% 27% 7% 9,784
Black 58% 21% 3% 12% 5% 1,898
Asian 35% 23% 4% 29% 8% 309
Latino 47% 23% 3% 21% 6% 1,875
Other/Mixed 33% 26% 5% 29% 7% 729

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 74% 18% 8% 9,784
Black 87% 9% 4% 1,898
Asian 71% 23% 6% 309
Latino 79% 14% 6% 1,875
Other/Mixed 71% 19% 10% 729

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 60% 32% 9% 9,784
Black 75% 19% 6% 1,898
Asian 55% 35% 10% 309
Latino 64% 29% 7% 1,875
Other/Mixed 58% 33% 9% 729

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 50% 16% 35% 9,784
Black 9% 15% 76% 1,898
Asian 27% 23% 50% 309
Latino 22% 29% 49% 1,875
Other/Mixed 28% 29% 43% 729

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 45% 30% 20% 5% 9,784
Black 34% 32% 25% 9% 1,898
Asian 29% 36% 29% 6% 309
Latino 35% 29% 28% 7% 1,875
Other/Mixed 32% 34% 24% 11% 729

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 65% 28% 4% 4% 9,784
Black 26% 67% 4% 4% 1,898
Asian 38% 57% 2% 3% 309
Latino 27% 66% 3% 3% 1,875
Other/Mixed 44% 43% 6% 7% 729

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 49% 45% 4% 2% 9,784
Black 28% 65% 5% 3% 1,898
Asian 39% 53% 5% 3% 309
Latino 37% 55% 5% 3% 1,875
Other/Mixed 32% 60% 5% 3% 729

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 46% 49% 4% 9,784
Black 48% 45% 6% 1,898
Asian 48% 49% 3% 309
Latino 40% 55% 6% 1,875
Other/Mixed 56% 39% 6% 729

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Racial and ethnic composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 52% 40% 4% 4% 9,784
Black 45% 47% 5% 3% 1,898
Asian 60% 32% 2% 5% 309
Latino 60% 31% 5% 4% 1,875
Other/Mixed 57% 33% 5% 5% 729

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 45% 47% 8% 9,784
Black 34% 57% 9% 1,898
Asian 51% 45% 4% 309
Latino 46% 43% 11% 1,875
Other/Mixed 51% 40% 9% 729

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

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

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 41% 53% 3% 3% 9,784
Black 34% 60% 2% 4% 1,898
Asian 30% 65% 1% 4% 309
Latino 34% 57% 3% 6% 1,875
Other/Mixed 34% 60% 3% 3% 729

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by race/ethnicity

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 9,784. 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.
White 25% 26% 4% 40% 5% 9,784
Black 16% 28% 3% 48% 5% 1,898
Asian 31% 22% 6% 35% 6% 309
Latino 25% 27% 4% 39% 6% 1,875
Other/Mixed 25% 27% 4% 40% 4% 729