Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Midwest

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,491. 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 56% 16% 10% 17% 1% 7,491
2007 48% 15% 13% 20% 4% 9,078

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Midwest by religious group

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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 56% 18% 12% 13% 1% 1,634
Evangelical Protestant 71% 13% 8% 7% 1% 1,937
Historically Black Protestant 67% 16% 7% 9% 1% 335
Mainline Protestant 53% 19% 12% 14% 2% 1,637
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 16% 9% 36% 1% 1,455

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,288. 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.
At least once a week 18% 32% 29% 21% 4,288
Once or twice a month 31% 31% 26% 12% 1,155
Several times a year 22% 39% 26% 13% 699
Seldom/never 25% 37% 22% 17% 1,116

Generational cohort among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,288. 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.
At least once a week 11% 13% 26% 35% 14% 2% 4,288
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 24% 29% 8% 1% 1,155
Several times a year 15% 15% 32% 30% 9% 1% 699
Seldom/never 15% 16% 30% 27% 10% 1% 1,116

Gender composition among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 44% 56% 4,384
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 1,166
Several times a year 52% 48% 706
Seldom/never 61% 39% 1,133
Don't know 50% 50% 102

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,313. 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.
At least once a week 79% 11% 1% 6% 3% 4,313
Once or twice a month 80% 8% 3% 7% 2% 1,150
Several times a year 84% 7% 2% 6% 2% 700
Seldom/never 82% 6% 2% 7% 3% 1,121
Don't know 77% 10% 1% 6% 5% 100

Immigrant status among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,349. 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.
At least once a week 6% 6% 87% 4,349
Once or twice a month 10% 8% 82% 1,156
Several times a year 7% 7% 85% 699
Seldom/never 6% 9% 85% 1,115

Income distribution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,833. 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.
At least once a week 33% 21% 30% 16% 3,833
Once or twice a month 34% 21% 28% 18% 1,050
Several times a year 28% 20% 30% 21% 629
Seldom/never 40% 22% 24% 13% 999

Educational distribution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,360. 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.
At least once a week 38% 34% 17% 10% 4,360
Once or twice a month 37% 35% 19% 10% 1,165
Several times a year 43% 28% 18% 11% 704
Seldom/never 49% 31% 12% 7% 1,128
Don't know 52% 30% 11% 6% 101

Marital status among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,364. 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.
At least once a week 53% 5% 13% 8% 21% 4,364
Once or twice a month 46% 9% 10% 4% 31% 1,164
Several times a year 52% 7% 11% 4% 27% 705
Seldom/never 42% 8% 12% 6% 31% 1,126

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,368. 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.
At least once a week 30% 70% 4,368
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 1,164
Several times a year 30% 70% 706
Seldom/never 27% 73% 1,130
Don't know 17% 83% 101

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 77% 14% 3% 1% 4% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 56% 29% 5% < 1% 9% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 56% 29% 6% 1% 7% 2% 706
Seldom/never 30% 30% 11% < 1% 24% 5% 1,133
Don't know 51% 13% 3% 11% 11% 12% 102

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 68% 19% 7% 6% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 38% 40% 13% 9% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 34% 43% 14% 9% < 1% 706
Seldom/never 19% 32% 25% 25% < 1% 1,133
Don't know 47% 24% 7% 16% 6% 102

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 48% 31% 21% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 25% 45% 30% < 1% 1,166
Several times a year 20% 45% 35% < 1% 706
Seldom/never 10% 29% 61% < 1% 1,133
Don't know 26% 30% 37% 7% 102

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 69% 15% 4% 11% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 41% 28% 8% 22% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 34% 27% 11% 27% 1% 706
Seldom/never 19% 15% 9% 57% < 1% 1,133
Don't know 42% 13% 5% 22% 18% 102

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 32% 11% 9% 48% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 10% 11% 10% 68% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 9% 7% 11% 73% < 1% 706
Seldom/never 4% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 1,133
Don't know 17% 3% 1% 66% 13% 102

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 50% 8% 3% 37% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 25% 12% 6% 56% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 18% 6% 10% 65% 1% 706
Seldom/never 14% 4% 3% 78% 1% 1,133
Don't know 31% 5% 2% 41% 22% 102

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 54% 16% 10% 19% 2% 4,384
Once or twice a month 35% 27% 15% 22% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 23% 16% 32% 28% 1% 706
Seldom/never 24% 13% 13% 50% 1% 1,133
Don't know 32% 7% 8% 28% 26% 102

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 44% 9% 38% 6% 3% 4,384
Once or twice a month 22% 12% 54% 10% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 20% 12% 56% 10% 2% 706
Seldom/never 10% 11% 63% 14% 2% 1,133
Don't know 19% 9% 48% 3% 20% 102

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 39% 60% 1% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 26% 72% 1% 1% 1,166
Several times a year 30% 69% < 1% < 1% 706
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,133
Don't know 30% 60% 4% 6% 102

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 46% 11% 8% 34% 1% 4,384
Once or twice a month 19% 13% 13% 55% < 1% 1,166
Several times a year 12% 12% 13% 64% < 1% 706
Seldom/never 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 1,133
Don't know 21% 10% 3% 46% 20% 102

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 37% 31% 3% 22% 7% 4,384
Once or twice a month 20% 37% 2% 35% 6% 1,166
Several times a year 20% 35% 3% 36% 6% 706
Seldom/never 16% 22% 1% 54% 8% 1,133
Don't know 27% 15% 8% 27% 23% 102

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 80% 13% 7% 4,384
Once or twice a month 76% 18% 6% 1,166
Several times a year 75% 19% 6% 706
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 1,133
Don't know 58% 22% 20% 102

Belief in Hell among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 66% 26% 8% 4,384
Once or twice a month 60% 32% 7% 1,166
Several times a year 60% 33% 7% 706
Seldom/never 41% 49% 9% 1,133
Don't know 46% 25% 30% 102

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 42% 17% 40% 4,384
Once or twice a month 38% 16% 45% 1,166
Several times a year 40% 17% 42% 706
Seldom/never 31% 22% 48% 1,133
Don't know 23% 45% 31% 102

Political ideology among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 43% 30% 21% 6% 4,384
Once or twice a month 33% 34% 27% 6% 1,166
Several times a year 32% 39% 24% 5% 706
Seldom/never 27% 37% 27% 9% 1,133
Don't know 25% 24% 14% 37% 102

Views about size of government among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 60% 34% 3% 4% 4,384
Once or twice a month 55% 39% 3% 3% 1,166
Several times a year 55% 39% 2% 4% 706
Seldom/never 53% 39% 3% 4% 1,133
Don't know 44% 31% 10% 15% 102

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 49% 46% 4% 2% 4,384
Once or twice a month 45% 51% 3% 2% 1,166
Several times a year 47% 49% 3% 2% 706
Seldom/never 44% 51% 3% 2% 1,133
Don't know 37% 48% 6% 8% 102

Views about abortion among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 43% 53% 4% 4,384
Once or twice a month 58% 39% 3% 1,166
Several times a year 59% 39% 3% 706
Seldom/never 64% 32% 4% 1,133
Don't know 47% 31% 22% 102

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 54% 38% 5% 3% 4,384
Once or twice a month 70% 24% 3% 3% 1,166
Several times a year 71% 25% 2% 2% 706
Seldom/never 72% 23% 2% 2% 1,133
Don't know 50% 25% 5% 20% 102

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 46% 47% 7% 4,384
Once or twice a month 61% 32% 7% 1,166
Several times a year 60% 33% 7% 706
Seldom/never 64% 29% 7% 1,133
Don't know 45% 23% 32% 102

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 41% 53% 3% 3% 4,384
Once or twice a month 37% 59% 2% 2% 1,166
Several times a year 39% 56% 3% 3% 706
Seldom/never 37% 58% 2% 3% 1,133
Don't know 30% 42% 3% 24% 102

Views about human evolution among adults in the Midwest by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the Midwest who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 4,384. 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.
At least once a week 24% 27% 3% 41% 4% 4,384
Once or twice a month 37% 29% 4% 27% 3% 1,166
Several times a year 35% 26% 4% 32% 4% 706
Seldom/never 51% 19% 4% 21% 5% 1,133
Don't know 27% 20% 13% 20% 20% 102