Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by religious group

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

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 68% 3% 2% 25% 2% 3,091
Evangelical Protestant 82% 4% 1% 8% 5% 3,175
Historically Black Protestant 1% 94% < 1% 4% 1% 538
Jewish 94% 1% 1% 4% 1% 483
Mainline Protestant 89% 2% 1% 5% 3% 2,646
Mormon 81% 1% < 1% 9% 8% 172
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 72% 8% 5% 11% 4% 4,273

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,419. 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 22% 35% 27% 15% 11,419
Black 39% 35% 20% 6% 1,050
Asian 48% 36% 13% 4% 424
Latino 41% 39% 14% 5% 1,312
Other/Mixed 36% 33% 22% 9% 559

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,419. 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 14% 15% 29% 33% 9% 1% 11,419
Black 25% 23% 26% 22% 4% < 1% 1,050
Asian 32% 26% 26% 14% 2% < 1% 424
Latino 30% 21% 30% 16% 3% < 1% 1,312
Other/Mixed 25% 19% 25% 25% 6% < 1% 559

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 51% 49% 11,598
Black 47% 53% 1,064
Asian 57% 43% 434
Latino 52% 48% 1,335
Other/Mixed 48% 52% 567

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,496. 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 5% 7% 88% 11,496
Black 8% 7% 86% 1,040
Asian 64% 27% 9% 427
Latino 39% 30% 32% 1,308
Other/Mixed 9% 10% 81% 550

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,233. 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% 20% 31% 24% 10,233
Black 50% 21% 18% 10% 950
Asian 21% 20% 32% 27% 384
Latino 47% 23% 20% 10% 1,153
Other/Mixed 41% 24% 19% 15% 491

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,554. 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 39% 32% 18% 11% 11,554
Black 51% 33% 10% 6% 1,060
Asian 23% 28% 25% 24% 430
Latino 57% 31% 9% 3% 1,327
Other/Mixed 45% 36% 12% 7% 564

Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,567. 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 54% 7% 11% 5% 23% 11,567
Black 22% 10% 13% 4% 51% 1,062
Asian 45% 3% 3% 1% 48% 432
Latino 33% 13% 11% 2% 40% 1,330
Other/Mixed 36% 8% 11% 4% 41% 566

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,565. 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 29% 71% 11,565
Black 34% 66% 1,062
Asian 25% 75% 433
Latino 38% 62% 1,328
Other/Mixed 30% 70% 567

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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% 23% 6% 1% 15% 3% 11,598
Black 75% 17% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1,064
Asian 30% 24% 15% < 1% 27% 3% 434
Latino 53% 24% 10% 1% 11% 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 58% 20% 6% 1% 12% 4% 567

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 38% 30% 16% 16% < 1% 11,598
Black 62% 23% 9% 6% < 1% 1,064
Asian 21% 32% 28% 20% < 1% 434
Latino 42% 34% 11% 13% < 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 43% 30% 12% 14% 1% 567

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 24% 35% 41% < 1% 11,598
Black 30% 45% 25% < 1% 1,064
Asian 15% 45% 41% < 1% 434
Latino 22% 41% 37% < 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 25% 34% 40% 1% 567

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 38% 18% 7% 36% 1% 11,598
Black 58% 20% 7% 15% < 1% 1,064
Asian 26% 12% 9% 53% 1% 434
Latino 39% 18% 9% 34% 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 47% 15% 6% 30% 1% 567

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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% 6% 7% 74% < 1% 11,598
Black 20% 11% 10% 59% < 1% 1,064
Asian 7% 6% 12% 75% < 1% 434
Latino 14% 9% 8% 69% < 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 18% 7% 7% 68% < 1% 567

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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% 17% 12% 27% 1% 11,598
Black 54% 17% 10% 18% 1% 1,064
Asian 29% 16% 19% 33% 2% 434
Latino 48% 15% 11% 25% 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 52% 13% 9% 24% 2% 567

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 33% 17% 15% 33% 1% 11,598
Black 32% 14% 13% 40% 1% 1,064
Asian 25% 16% 26% 32% 1% 434
Latino 37% 15% 14% 33% 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 40% 16% 12% 31% 1% 567

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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% 9% 54% 10% 2% 11,598
Black 31% 9% 52% 7% 2% 1,064
Asian 12% 18% 47% 21% 2% 434
Latino 24% 11% 48% 15% 2% 1,335
Other/Mixed 25% 10% 50% 12% 4% 567

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 33% 66% 1% 1% 11,598
Black 27% 72% 1% 1% 1,064
Asian 18% 80% 2% < 1% 434
Latino 24% 73% 2% 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 26% 72% 2% 1% 567

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 19% 9% 8% 64% < 1% 11,598
Black 32% 15% 11% 42% 1% 1,064
Asian 9% 6% 8% 77% < 1% 434
Latino 19% 12% 9% 60% < 1% 1,335
Other/Mixed 27% 9% 8% 54% 1% 567

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 22% 29% 2% 41% 6% 11,598
Black 43% 25% 1% 23% 8% 1,064
Asian 11% 18% 1% 63% 7% 434
Latino 27% 26% 3% 38% 7% 1,335
Other/Mixed 23% 29% 2% 35% 11% 567

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 68% 25% 7% 11,598
Black 85% 11% 5% 1,064
Asian 52% 41% 6% 434
Latino 68% 24% 7% 1,335
Other/Mixed 69% 20% 10% 567

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 54% 38% 7% 11,598
Black 71% 22% 7% 1,064
Asian 41% 53% 6% 434
Latino 56% 36% 8% 1,335
Other/Mixed 59% 31% 10% 567

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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% 16% 38% 11,598
Black 10% 12% 77% 1,064
Asian 24% 25% 51% 434
Latino 25% 28% 47% 1,335
Other/Mixed 29% 25% 47% 567

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 37% 35% 22% 6% 11,598
Black 29% 36% 27% 9% 1,064
Asian 18% 36% 40% 6% 434
Latino 27% 35% 31% 7% 1,335
Other/Mixed 28% 33% 29% 10% 567

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 61% 33% 3% 3% 11,598
Black 23% 72% 2% 3% 1,064
Asian 38% 58% 2% 1% 434
Latino 33% 62% 2% 3% 1,335
Other/Mixed 49% 42% 3% 6% 567

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 51% 45% 3% 1% 11,598
Black 29% 66% 4% 2% 1,064
Asian 35% 59% 4% 2% 434
Latino 44% 51% 3% 2% 1,335
Other/Mixed 41% 52% 3% 4% 567

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 59% 38% 3% 11,598
Black 58% 38% 4% 1,064
Asian 70% 26% 4% 434
Latino 51% 45% 3% 1,335
Other/Mixed 57% 38% 5% 567

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 68% 26% 3% 3% 11,598
Black 65% 27% 5% 3% 1,064
Asian 75% 20% 2% 3% 434
Latino 75% 19% 3% 3% 1,335
Other/Mixed 63% 27% 3% 6% 567

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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% 34% 6% 11,598
Black 56% 37% 7% 1,064
Asian 71% 23% 6% 434
Latino 67% 27% 7% 1,335
Other/Mixed 57% 35% 8% 567

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 40% 56% 2% 2% 11,598
Black 33% 62% 2% 3% 1,064
Asian 32% 64% 2% 2% 434
Latino 35% 59% 2% 4% 1,335
Other/Mixed 35% 57% 3% 4% 567

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 11,598. 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 40% 24% 4% 29% 3% 11,598
Black 26% 32% 2% 37% 4% 1,064
Asian 58% 14% 4% 22% 2% 434
Latino 39% 24% 3% 31% 3% 1,335
Other/Mixed 38% 24% 4% 30% 4% 567