Frequency of meditation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who meditate…

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 = 1,845. 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 47% 6% 2% 43% 2% 1,845
2007 45% 6% 3% 44% 2% 2,539

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 917. 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 7% 22% 35% 36% 917
Once or twice a month 4% 32% 43% 21% 104
Seldom/never 20% 35% 28% 16% 711

Generational cohort among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 917. 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 4% 5% 19% 43% 26% 2% 917
Once or twice a month 2% 9% 26% 46% 18% < 1% 104
Seldom/never 11% 14% 30% 34% 10% 1% 711

Gender composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 54% 932
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 106
Seldom/never 51% 49% 722

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 922. 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% 8% 1% 4% 5% 922
Once or twice a month 73% 15% < 1% 1% 10% 106
Seldom/never 90% 4% < 1% 2% 4% 717

Immigrant status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 924. 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 3% 2% 96% 924
Once or twice a month 6% 1% 92% 106
Seldom/never 1% 2% 96% 715

Income distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 813. 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% 22% 30% 13% 813
Seldom/never 27% 24% 30% 19% 636

Educational distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 926. 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% 35% 13% 6% 926
Once or twice a month 44% 39% 11% 7% 106
Seldom/never 47% 35% 13% 5% 716

Marital status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 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 62% 3% 13% 13% 9% 930
Once or twice a month 53% 5% 19% 11% 12% 106
Seldom/never 58% 3% 13% 7% 18% 722

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 931. 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 21% 79% 931
Once or twice a month 20% 80% 106
Seldom/never 32% 68% 717

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say they…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 932. 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 93% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 932
Once or twice a month 88% 12% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 86% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 722

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 932
Once or twice a month 73% 25% 1% 1% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 73% 25% 2% < 1% 1% 722

Attendance at religious services among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 22% 10% 1% 932
Once or twice a month 55% 36% 9% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 45% 37% 17% 1% 722

Frequency of prayer among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% 1% 932
Once or twice a month 68% 24% 2% 5% 1% 106
Seldom/never 72% 16% 4% 7% 1% 722

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 10% 9% 22% < 1% 932
Once or twice a month 30% 21% 16% 33% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 32% 12% 11% 45% < 1% 722

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 87% 6% 3% 3% 1% 932
Once or twice a month 66% 24% 4% 5% 1% 106
Seldom/never 68% 14% 7% 11% 1% 722

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 14% 8% 21% 2% 932
Once or twice a month 42% 19% 13% 27% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 31% 16% 15% 36% 1% 722

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 4% 24% 2% 1% 932
Once or twice a month 60% 5% 34% 2% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 51% 4% 40% 3% 2% 722

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 932. 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 51% 46% 2% 1% 932
Once or twice a month 46% 54% < 1% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 50% 48% 1% 1% 722

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 78% 8% 4% 9% 1% 932
Once or twice a month 53% 28% 7% 12% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 48% 13% 9% 29% < 1% 722

Interpreting scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 932. 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% 20% 3% 7% 3% 932
Once or twice a month 60% 27% 5% 5% 3% 106
Seldom/never 55% 28% 4% 9% 3% 722

Belief in Heaven among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 88% 5% 7% 932
Once or twice a month 91% 4% 5% 106
Seldom/never 89% 4% 7% 722

Belief in Hell among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 87% 6% 7% 932
Once or twice a month 91% 6% 2% 106
Seldom/never 86% 9% 5% 722

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 65% 10% 25% 932
Once or twice a month 57% 7% 35% 106
Seldom/never 65% 11% 24% 722

Political ideology among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 21% 8% 3% 932
Once or twice a month 64% 24% 7% 5% 106
Seldom/never 61% 23% 12% 4% 722

Views about size of government among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 26% 2% 4% 932
Once or twice a month 65% 27% 6% 2% 106
Seldom/never 70% 25% 2% 3% 722

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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 59% 37% 2% 2% 932
Once or twice a month 62% 32% 6% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 66% 30% 2% 2% 722

Views about abortion among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 66% 5% 932
Once or twice a month 40% 57% 2% 106
Seldom/never 31% 65% 4% 722

Views about homosexuality among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 67% 4% 3% 932
Once or twice a month 34% 52% 9% 5% 106
Seldom/never 34% 59% 4% 2% 722

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 932. 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% 76% 6% 932
Once or twice a month 27% 62% 11% 106
Seldom/never 27% 68% 6% 722

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 932. 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% 45% 3% 4% 932
Once or twice a month 46% 49% 5% < 1% 106
Seldom/never 53% 42% 3% 2% 722

Views about human evolution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by frequency of meditation

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say humans…

Frequency of meditation 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 = 932. 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 10% 22% 2% 60% 5% 932
Once or twice a month 12% 29% 5% 52% 1% 106
Seldom/never 15% 24% 2% 55% 4% 722