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

% of adults in the South 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 = 12,566. 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 64% 14% 8% 13% 1% 12,566
2007 59% 12% 11% 15% 3% 12,643

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 South by religious group

% of adults in the South 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 61% 15% 10% 12% 1% 1,885
Evangelical Protestant 75% 12% 5% 6% 1% 4,078
Historically Black Protestant 74% 11% 7% 7% 1% 1,191
Jewish 41% 17% 16% 25% 1% 229
Mainline Protestant 60% 17% 10% 11% 2% 2,174
Mormon 80% 9% 5% 6% < 1% 112
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 43% 15% 10% 30% 2% 2,214

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 South by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in the South who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,930. 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% 34% 27% 20% 7,930
Once or twice a month 29% 37% 21% 13% 1,631
Several times a year 25% 38% 24% 13% 1,030
Seldom/never 28% 33% 24% 15% 1,541
Don't know 24% 27% 23% 27% 170

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

% of adults in the South who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,930. 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% 28% 33% 13% 1% 7,930
Once or twice a month 19% 18% 29% 25% 8% 1% 1,631
Several times a year 16% 16% 31% 28% 8% 1% 1,030
Seldom/never 16% 19% 26% 28% 10% 1% 1,541
Don't know 14% 13% 24% 29% 19% 1% 170

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

% of adults in the South who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,097. 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% 8,097
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 1,659
Several times a year 54% 46% 1,048
Seldom/never 62% 38% 1,576
Don't know 61% 39% 186

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

% of adults in the South who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,998. 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% 20% 1% 15% 4% 7,998
Once or twice a month 66% 17% 1% 13% 4% 1,633
Several times a year 64% 14% 3% 17% 2% 1,039
Seldom/never 69% 13% 2% 13% 3% 1,559
Don't know 67% 14% 2% 13% 4% 174

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

% of adults in the South who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,000. 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 13% 7% 80% 8,000
Once or twice a month 11% 8% 81% 1,632
Several times a year 16% 9% 74% 1,030
Seldom/never 11% 9% 79% 1,547
Don't know 14% 11% 75% 173

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 6,984. 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% 21% 25% 17% 6,984
Once or twice a month 33% 20% 28% 19% 1,495
Several times a year 33% 16% 32% 19% 950
Seldom/never 38% 21% 24% 16% 1,382
Don't know 48% 18% 18% 16% 115

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

% of adults in the South who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,049. 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% 32% 15% 9% 8,049
Once or twice a month 39% 32% 18% 12% 1,652
Several times a year 39% 31% 17% 14% 1,041
Seldom/never 50% 27% 14% 9% 1,567
Don't know 53% 29% 10% 7% 177

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

% of adults in the South who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,057. 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% 6% 14% 8% 20% 8,057
Once or twice a month 47% 6% 13% 4% 29% 1,655
Several times a year 48% 8% 11% 6% 27% 1,046
Seldom/never 39% 9% 16% 5% 30% 1,566
Don't know 45% 6% 12% 9% 28% 182

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

% of adults in the South who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,063. 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% 8,063
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 1,655
Several times a year 32% 68% 1,045
Seldom/never 26% 74% 1,568
Don't know 21% 79% 183

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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 82% 11% 2% 1% 3% 1% 8,097
Once or twice a month 63% 23% 4% 1% 7% 2% 1,659
Several times a year 55% 29% 7% 1% 7% 2% 1,048
Seldom/never 36% 25% 11% < 1% 24% 4% 1,576
Don't know 55% 15% 2% 4% 11% 14% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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 76% 15% 4% 4% 1% 8,097
Once or twice a month 47% 33% 11% 8% < 1% 1,659
Several times a year 39% 35% 17% 9% 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 24% 32% 19% 24% 1% 1,576
Don't know 59% 12% 8% 14% 7% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 29% 17% 1% 8,097
Once or twice a month 28% 44% 28% < 1% 1,659
Several times a year 19% 48% 32% 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 12% 31% 57% < 1% 1,576
Don't know 33% 26% 31% 10% 186

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

% of adults in the South who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,097. 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 76% 12% 2% 8% 1% 8,097
Once or twice a month 49% 23% 8% 19% 1% 1,659
Several times a year 39% 23% 10% 26% 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 26% 13% 8% 52% 1% 1,576
Don't know 48% 12% 5% 24% 10% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 12% 9% 37% 1% 8,097
Once or twice a month 15% 13% 10% 62% < 1% 1,659
Several times a year 10% 7% 14% 69% < 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 8% 3% 4% 85% < 1% 1,576
Don't know 24% 3% 6% 60% 8% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 7% 3% 33% 2% 8,097
Once or twice a month 29% 14% 5% 51% 1% 1,659
Several times a year 20% 10% 12% 57% 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 19% 5% 3% 72% 1% 1,576
Don't know 24% 7% 3% 47% 19% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 14% 9% 22% 2% 8,097
Once or twice a month 36% 24% 16% 23% < 1% 1,659
Several times a year 29% 16% 28% 26% 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 30% 11% 13% 45% 1% 1,576
Don't know 27% 14% 10% 27% 23% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 7% 35% 5% 3% 8,097
Once or twice a month 29% 11% 50% 8% 2% 1,659
Several times a year 23% 13% 53% 10% 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 15% 12% 58% 14% 1% 1,576
Don't know 31% 9% 47% 6% 7% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 57% 2% 1% 8,097
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 1,659
Several times a year 27% 70% 1% 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,576
Don't know 25% 63% 6% 6% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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 58% 11% 6% 24% 1% 8,097
Once or twice a month 27% 18% 11% 44% < 1% 1,659
Several times a year 16% 13% 16% 55% < 1% 1,048
Seldom/never 11% 7% 5% 76% < 1% 1,576
Don't know 32% 7% 8% 39% 13% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 25% 3% 18% 6% 8,097
Once or twice a month 27% 33% 2% 32% 6% 1,659
Several times a year 23% 31% 3% 37% 7% 1,048
Seldom/never 19% 18% 1% 55% 6% 1,576
Don't know 29% 9% 12% 32% 18% 186

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

% of adults in the South who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,097. 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 82% 11% 6% 8,097
Once or twice a month 75% 18% 6% 1,659
Several times a year 72% 20% 8% 1,048
Seldom/never 55% 37% 8% 1,576
Don't know 66% 15% 19% 186

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

% of adults in the South who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,097. 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 71% 22% 7% 8,097
Once or twice a month 63% 31% 6% 1,659
Several times a year 59% 32% 9% 1,048
Seldom/never 44% 48% 7% 1,576
Don't know 59% 20% 21% 186

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of adults in the South who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,097. 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% 18% 40% 8,097
Once or twice a month 42% 14% 44% 1,659
Several times a year 38% 14% 48% 1,048
Seldom/never 35% 20% 44% 1,576
Don't know 29% 36% 36% 186

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

% of adults in the South who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,097. 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 45% 30% 19% 6% 8,097
Once or twice a month 35% 38% 22% 6% 1,659
Several times a year 30% 40% 23% 7% 1,048
Seldom/never 29% 34% 29% 8% 1,576
Don't know 30% 18% 16% 36% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 41% 3% 4% 8,097
Once or twice a month 51% 42% 3% 3% 1,659
Several times a year 49% 45% 3% 4% 1,048
Seldom/never 48% 46% 2% 4% 1,576
Don't know 45% 38% 6% 11% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 46% 5% 2% 8,097
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 4% 2% 1,659
Several times a year 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,048
Seldom/never 43% 51% 3% 3% 1,576
Don't know 47% 35% 10% 8% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 54% 5% 8,097
Once or twice a month 54% 43% 4% 1,659
Several times a year 61% 34% 5% 1,048
Seldom/never 64% 33% 3% 1,576
Don't know 40% 46% 14% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 43% 5% 4% 8,097
Once or twice a month 65% 28% 4% 2% 1,659
Several times a year 69% 24% 3% 4% 1,048
Seldom/never 68% 26% 3% 3% 1,576
Don't know 50% 31% 10% 10% 186

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

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,097. 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% 53% 8% 8,097
Once or twice a month 56% 36% 8% 1,659
Several times a year 58% 33% 8% 1,048
Seldom/never 60% 32% 8% 1,576
Don't know 42% 39% 20% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 52% 2% 3% 8,097
Once or twice a month 35% 60% 3% 2% 1,659
Several times a year 38% 57% 2% 2% 1,048
Seldom/never 37% 57% 2% 3% 1,576
Don't know 40% 45% 4% 10% 186

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

% of adults in the South 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 = 8,097. 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% 27% 3% 46% 5% 8,097
Once or twice a month 34% 28% 4% 30% 4% 1,659
Several times a year 37% 31% 3% 24% 4% 1,048
Seldom/never 50% 18% 3% 24% 4% 1,576
Don't know 25% 16% 13% 28% 17% 186