Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the United Methodist Church

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,637. 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 62% 17% 10% 10% 1% 1,637
2007 51% 17% 14% 15% 3% 2,239

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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 8% 26% 32% 34% 1,017
Once or twice a month 14% 34% 24% 28% 276
Several times a year 8% 39% 30% 24% 148
Seldom/never 10% 26% 30% 34% 158

Generational cohort among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,017. 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 5% 7% 22% 40% 23% 3% 1,017
Once or twice a month 10% 9% 29% 30% 20% 2% 276
Several times a year 2% 7% 37% 36% 17% 1% 148
Seldom/never 4% 11% 21% 37% 24% 3% 158

Gender composition among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,033. 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% 61% 1,033
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 280
Several times a year 51% 49% 149
Seldom/never 59% 41% 158

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,031. 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 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1,031
Once or twice a month 96% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 277
Several times a year 94% 2% 4% < 1% < 1% 148
Seldom/never 93% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 158

Immigrant status among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,030. 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% 4% 92% 1,030
Once or twice a month 4% 5% 91% 278
Several times a year 5% 4% 91% 149
Seldom/never 4% 8% 89% 156

Income distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 887. 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 25% 21% 32% 22% 887
Once or twice a month 14% 17% 33% 36% 251
Several times a year 15% 19% 33% 33% 139
Seldom/never 25% 24% 23% 27% 141

Educational distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,029. 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% 31% 21% 13% 1,029
Once or twice a month 25% 26% 32% 17% 278
Several times a year 23% 39% 22% 16% 149
Seldom/never 36% 29% 18% 16% 158

Marital status among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,030. 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% 4% 13% 13% 9% 1,030
Once or twice a month 64% 4% 9% 8% 15% 280
Several times a year 62% 8% 12% 10% 8% 149
Seldom/never 55% 9% 15% 12% 10% 156

Parent of children under 18 among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,032. 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 22% 78% 1,032
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 280
Several times a year 30% 70% 149
Seldom/never 23% 77% 158

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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 84% 13% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 57% 35% 6% < 1% < 1% 1% 280
Several times a year 59% 35% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 149
Seldom/never 26% 50% 16% 2% 3% 3% 158

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 42% 47% 9% 2% < 1% 280
Several times a year 33% 53% 11% 3% < 1% 149
Seldom/never 23% 50% 21% 6% < 1% 158

Attendance at religious services among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 33% 12% < 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 31% 51% 18% < 1% 280
Several times a year 20% 58% 22% < 1% 149
Seldom/never 19% 39% 42% < 1% 158

Frequency of prayer among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,033. 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% 15% 2% 4% 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 43% 31% 12% 13% 1% 280
Several times a year 36% 36% 11% 17% 1% 149
Seldom/never 24% 22% 17% 32% 4% 158

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 13% 12% 40% < 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 12% 11% 13% 63% < 1% 280
Several times a year 8% 4% 9% 79% < 1% 149
Seldom/never 4% 2% 9% 85% < 1% 158

Frequency of meditation among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 9% 4% 33% 2% 1,033
Once or twice a month 23% 13% 8% 55% 1% 280
Several times a year 19% 5% 9% 67% < 1% 149
Seldom/never 18% 11% 3% 68% 1% 158

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 16% 12% 22% 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 31% 25% 23% 21% < 1% 280
Several times a year 26% 11% 35% 25% 3% 149
Seldom/never 24% 10% 15% 50% 1% 158

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 7% 39% 4% 3% 1,033
Once or twice a month 24% 13% 55% 6% 2% 280
Several times a year 21% 9% 62% 8% 1% 149
Seldom/never 8% 9% 72% 9% 2% 158

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 58% 2% 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 32% 67% < 1% 1% 280
Several times a year 31% 69% < 1% < 1% 149
Seldom/never 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 158

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 13% 9% 25% 1% 1,033
Once or twice a month 21% 16% 16% 47% < 1% 280
Several times a year 11% 15% 19% 55% < 1% 149
Seldom/never 14% 7% 6% 73% < 1% 158

Interpreting scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 41% 3% 14% 7% 1,033
Once or twice a month 17% 46% 2% 28% 7% 280
Several times a year 12% 52% 1% 24% 11% 149
Seldom/never 9% 32% 5% 45% 9% 158

Belief in Heaven among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,033. 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 90% 5% 5% 1,033
Once or twice a month 80% 11% 9% 280
Several times a year 86% 10% 5% 149
Seldom/never 68% 19% 13% 158

Belief in Hell among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,033. 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% 23% 9% 1,033
Once or twice a month 60% 28% 12% 280
Several times a year 64% 27% 8% 149
Seldom/never 47% 40% 13% 158

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,033. 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% 10% 33% 1,033
Once or twice a month 59% 10% 31% 280
Several times a year 42% 11% 47% 149
Seldom/never 45% 10% 45% 158

Political ideology among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,033. 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% 34% 13% 3% 1,033
Once or twice a month 40% 47% 12% 2% 280
Several times a year 32% 42% 25% 1% 149
Seldom/never 38% 40% 16% 6% 158

Views about size of government among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 25% 3% 4% 1,033
Once or twice a month 66% 30% 2% 3% 280
Several times a year 61% 35% 1% 3% 149
Seldom/never 67% 28% 2% 3% 158

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 39% 3% 2% 1,033
Once or twice a month 54% 42% 3% 1% 280
Several times a year 49% 48% 3% 1% 149
Seldom/never 48% 47% 4% 1% 158

Views about abortion among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 43% 5% 1,033
Once or twice a month 64% 32% 4% 280
Several times a year 72% 27% 1% 149
Seldom/never 72% 25% 2% 158

Views about homosexuality among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 36% 5% 3% 1,033
Once or twice a month 68% 26% 4% 3% 280
Several times a year 70% 24% 5% 1% 149
Seldom/never 71% 23% 2% 3% 158

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,033. 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% 49% 9% 1,033
Once or twice a month 58% 34% 8% 280
Several times a year 64% 32% 4% 149
Seldom/never 63% 31% 6% 158

Views about environmental regulation among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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% 50% 2% 2% 1,033
Once or twice a month 37% 61% < 1% 1% 280
Several times a year 31% 62% 4% 2% 149
Seldom/never 43% 47% 3% 8% 158

Views about human evolution among members of the United Methodist Church by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the United Methodist Church 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 = 1,033. 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 17% 34% 4% 40% 5% 1,033
Once or twice a month 27% 38% 3% 28% 4% 280
Several times a year 27% 42% 4% 23% 4% 149
Seldom/never 41% 23% 5% 25% 6% 158