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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 6,516. 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 52% 16% 10% 20% 2% 6,516
2007 45% 15% 14% 23% 4% 6,556

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 52% 18% 12% 18% 1% 2,023
Evangelical Protestant 72% 13% 7% 7% 1% 759
Historically Black Protestant 77% 10% 7% 6% 1% 247
Jewish 39% 16% 14% 29% 2% 350
Mainline Protestant 52% 18% 11% 16% 2% 1,131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 16% 11% 34% 2% 1,499

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,348. 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% 33% 28% 21% 3,348
Once or twice a month 24% 37% 24% 14% 1,016
Several times a year 23% 34% 28% 14% 666
Seldom/never 26% 31% 27% 17% 1,222
Don't know 12% 33% 20% 34% 108

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,348. 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 12% 13% 26% 34% 13% 2% 3,348
Once or twice a month 15% 15% 31% 29% 9% 1% 1,016
Several times a year 14% 16% 28% 33% 9% 1% 666
Seldom/never 18% 13% 26% 31% 10% 2% 1,222
Don't know 6% 10% 29% 31% 21% 3% 108

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,435. 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% 57% 3,435
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 1,041
Several times a year 47% 53% 676
Seldom/never 60% 40% 1,245
Don't know 37% 63% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,366. 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% 13% 4% 13% 4% 3,366
Once or twice a month 73% 9% 5% 10% 3% 1,031
Several times a year 74% 7% 5% 12% 2% 668
Seldom/never 79% 5% 3% 10% 3% 1,227
Don't know 71% 10% 2% 11% 6% 114

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,376. 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 19% 14% 67% 3,376
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 69% 1,029
Several times a year 15% 12% 72% 667
Seldom/never 13% 15% 71% 1,220
Don't know 21% 13% 66% 114

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 2,872. 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% 20% 26% 21% 2,872
Once or twice a month 27% 19% 27% 26% 908
Several times a year 32% 17% 27% 24% 587
Seldom/never 31% 17% 28% 24% 1,069

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

% of adults in the Northeast who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,410. 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 40% 29% 17% 14% 3,410
Once or twice a month 36% 26% 22% 15% 1,037
Several times a year 38% 27% 21% 14% 673
Seldom/never 44% 27% 17% 12% 1,237
Don't know 37% 19% 29% 15% 118

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,412. 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% 7% 12% 8% 24% 3,412
Once or twice a month 46% 9% 10% 5% 30% 1,040
Several times a year 46% 7% 10% 5% 33% 671
Seldom/never 42% 10% 11% 6% 31% 1,235
Don't know 47% 3% 20% 10% 20% 114

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,420. 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 26% 74% 3,420
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 1,037
Several times a year 24% 76% 675
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,241
Don't know 23% 77% 117

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 70% 17% 3% 1% 7% 2% 3,435
Once or twice a month 53% 26% 7% < 1% 11% 3% 1,041
Several times a year 41% 37% 9% 1% 11% 2% 676
Seldom/never 26% 26% 14% 1% 28% 5% 1,245
Don't know 50% 12% 6% 6% 12% 13% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 62% 20% 8% 9% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 38% 38% 12% 12% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 25% 44% 19% 12% < 1% 676
Seldom/never 16% 31% 24% 29% 1% 1,245
Don't know 35% 22% 17% 22% 5% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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% 31% 26% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 24% 43% 33% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 12% 49% 39% < 1% 676
Seldom/never 10% 31% 59% < 1% 1,245
Don't know 28% 25% 38% 10% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,435. 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 67% 13% 4% 16% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 40% 21% 10% 29% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 29% 24% 13% 33% < 1% 676
Seldom/never 17% 13% 10% 59% 1% 1,245
Don't know 33% 12% 3% 36% 16% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 28% 9% 8% 55% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 9% 10% 8% 71% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 6% 6% 9% 79% < 1% 676
Seldom/never 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 1,245
Don't know 14% 6% 6% 70% 4% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 52% 8% 3% 34% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 29% 15% 7% 50% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 19% 8% 12% 59% 2% 676
Seldom/never 13% 7% 4% 74% 2% 1,245
Don't know 30% 7% 2% 44% 17% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 57% 14% 9% 19% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 41% 25% 15% 19% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 26% 20% 28% 25% < 1% 676
Seldom/never 28% 13% 14% 44% 1% 1,245
Don't know 29% 18% 12% 23% 18% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 36% 10% 44% 8% 2% 3,435
Once or twice a month 21% 17% 50% 10% 2% 1,041
Several times a year 12% 11% 61% 14% 2% 676
Seldom/never 8% 12% 61% 17% 2% 1,245
Don't know 23% 11% 29% 19% 18% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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% 64% 2% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 28% 71% 1% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 23% 75% 1% < 1% 676
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 1,245
Don't know 26% 64% 4% 6% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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% 8% 8% 41% 1% 3,435
Once or twice a month 15% 15% 11% 59% < 1% 1,041
Several times a year 7% 7% 14% 71% < 1% 676
Seldom/never 5% 4% 6% 84% 1% 1,245
Don't know 15% 8% 6% 61% 10% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 31% 27% 3% 32% 7% 3,435
Once or twice a month 19% 29% 1% 44% 6% 1,041
Several times a year 14% 29% < 1% 49% 8% 676
Seldom/never 10% 18% 1% 63% 8% 1,245
Don't know 12% 10% 6% 43% 29% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,435. 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 74% 18% 8% 3,435
Once or twice a month 68% 25% 7% 1,041
Several times a year 65% 28% 7% 676
Seldom/never 48% 44% 8% 1,245
Don't know 47% 33% 20% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,435. 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 56% 34% 10% 3,435
Once or twice a month 49% 43% 8% 1,041
Several times a year 44% 48% 8% 676
Seldom/never 35% 57% 9% 1,245
Don't know 37% 46% 17% 119

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults in the Northeast who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,435. 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% 18% 49% 3,435
Once or twice a month 34% 16% 51% 1,041
Several times a year 28% 16% 56% 676
Seldom/never 27% 19% 53% 1,245
Don't know 19% 29% 52% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,435. 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 35% 34% 26% 6% 3,435
Once or twice a month 29% 36% 30% 5% 1,041
Several times a year 25% 39% 30% 5% 676
Seldom/never 22% 33% 36% 8% 1,245
Don't know 26% 30% 18% 26% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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% 45% 3% 4% 3,435
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 2% 3% 1,041
Several times a year 46% 48% 3% 3% 676
Seldom/never 47% 47% 2% 4% 1,245
Don't know 35% 42% 7% 16% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 40% 53% 5% 2% 3,435
Once or twice a month 41% 53% 3% 2% 1,041
Several times a year 45% 50% 4% 1% 676
Seldom/never 40% 56% 3% 2% 1,245
Don't know 35% 47% 8% 11% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 55% 40% 5% 3,435
Once or twice a month 68% 29% 3% 1,041
Several times a year 69% 27% 4% 676
Seldom/never 73% 24% 3% 1,245
Don't know 57% 32% 11% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 64% 28% 4% 4% 3,435
Once or twice a month 78% 17% 3% 2% 1,041
Several times a year 77% 16% 3% 3% 676
Seldom/never 80% 16% 2% 2% 1,245
Don't know 60% 22% 8% 11% 119

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,435. 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% 37% 9% 3,435
Once or twice a month 69% 26% 5% 1,041
Several times a year 71% 24% 6% 676
Seldom/never 72% 21% 7% 1,245
Don't know 58% 29% 13% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 34% 60% 3% 3% 3,435
Once or twice a month 30% 67% 2% 1% 1,041
Several times a year 32% 64% 1% 3% 676
Seldom/never 34% 62% 1% 3% 1,245
Don't know 25% 51% 9% 16% 119

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

% of adults in the Northeast 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 = 3,435. 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 29% 26% 4% 37% 5% 3,435
Once or twice a month 42% 25% 4% 26% 3% 1,041
Several times a year 48% 24% 6% 20% 3% 676
Seldom/never 61% 16% 4% 16% 3% 1,245
Don't know 40% 10% 12% 28% 10% 119