Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among atheists

% of atheists 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 = 1,098. 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 31% 14% 8% 45% 2% 1,098
2007 28% 9% 10% 47% 6% 515

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 358. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 41% 13% 10% 358
Once or twice a month 45% 36% 13% 6% 157
Seldom/never 43% 33% 15% 9% 463

Generational cohort among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 358. 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% 22% 31% 17% 5% < 1% 358
Once or twice a month 31% 30% 20% 15% 4% < 1% 157
Seldom/never 30% 19% 26% 18% 5% 1% 463

Gender composition among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% 35% 359
Once or twice a month 67% 33% 159
Seldom/never 69% 31% 474

Racial and ethnic composition among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 354. 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 75% 4% 6% 11% 3% 354
Once or twice a month 80% 2% 7% 8% 3% 158
Seldom/never 80% 2% 7% 9% 1% 470

Immigrant status among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 356. 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 14% 12% 74% 356
Once or twice a month 13% 13% 74% 157
Seldom/never 11% 15% 74% 469

Income distribution among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 339. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 15% 31% 30% 339
Once or twice a month 20% 22% 28% 31% 151
Seldom/never 27% 17% 27% 30% 423

Educational distribution among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% 25% 32% 17% 359
Once or twice a month 15% 34% 34% 18% 158
Seldom/never 29% 37% 21% 13% 473

Marital status among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 358. 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% 15% 8% 2% 33% 358
Once or twice a month 30% 15% 11% < 1% 44% 159
Seldom/never 35% 11% 10% 2% 43% 471

Parent of children under 18 among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% 359
Once or twice a month 18% 82% 159
Seldom/never 18% 82% 473

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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% 3% 1% 85% 2% 359
Once or twice a month 2% 1% 1% < 1% 95% 1% 159
Seldom/never 1% 2% 1% < 1% 95% < 1% 474

Importance of religion in one's life among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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% 6% 12% 78% < 1% 359
Once or twice a month 2% 3% 11% 84% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 1% 4% 10% 85% 1% 474

Attendance at religious services among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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 2% 11% 87% < 1% 359
Once or twice a month 1% 12% 87% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 1% 9% 90% < 1% 474

Frequency of prayer among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% < 1% 1% 94% < 1% 359
Once or twice a month 1% 2% 1% 97% < 1% 159
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 1% 99% < 1% 474

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

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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 2% < 1% 2% 96% < 1% 359
Once or twice a month < 1% 3% < 1% 97% < 1% 159
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 1% 99% < 1% 474

Frequency of meditation among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 11% 5% 51% < 1% 359
Once or twice a month 13% 18% 10% 60% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 10% 5% 2% 83% < 1% 474

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 74% 11% 5% 9% 1% 359
Once or twice a month 59% 23% 10% 8% 1% 159
Seldom/never 42% 15% 12% 30% 1% 474

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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 2% 25% 41% 32% 1% 359
Once or twice a month < 1% 23% 33% 40% 3% 159
Seldom/never < 1% 17% 49% 31% 2% 474

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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 15% 83% < 1% 1% 359
Once or twice a month 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 14% 85% 1% 1% 474

Frequency of reading scripture among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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% 6% 6% 83% < 1% 359
Once or twice a month 1% 2% 6% 91% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 1% 2% 4% 93% < 1% 474

Interpreting scripture among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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 2% 2% < 1% 95% 1% 359
Once or twice a month < 1% 1% < 1% 98% 2% 159
Seldom/never < 1% 1% < 1% 96% 3% 474

Belief in Heaven among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% 91% 2% 359
Once or twice a month 2% 97% 1% 159
Seldom/never 3% 96% 1% 474

Belief in Hell among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% 94% 2% 359
Once or twice a month 2% 98% 1% 159
Seldom/never 3% 96% 1% 474

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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 15% 19% 66% 359
Once or twice a month 10% 8% 82% 159
Seldom/never 17% 17% 65% 474

Political ideology among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% 32% 53% 3% 359
Once or twice a month 3% 26% 66% 4% 159
Seldom/never 11% 27% 56% 5% 474

Views about size of government among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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% 49% 5% 2% 359
Once or twice a month 31% 62% 4% 3% 159
Seldom/never 42% 52% 3% 2% 474

Views about government aid to the poor among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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 23% 73% 2% 2% 359
Once or twice a month 16% 79% 5% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 25% 71% 3% < 1% 474

Views about abortion among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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 86% 11% 3% 359
Once or twice a month 90% 8% 1% 159
Seldom/never 87% 11% 1% 474

Views about homosexuality among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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% 5% 1% 1% 359
Once or twice a month 97% 2% < 1% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 94% 4% 2% 1% 474

Views about same-sex marriage among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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% 5% 4% 359
Once or twice a month 95% 3% 3% 159
Seldom/never 92% 5% 3% 474

Views about environmental regulation among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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% 77% 3% 2% 359
Once or twice a month 11% 87% 1% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 19% 78% 2% 1% 474

Views about human evolution among atheists by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of atheists 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 = 359. 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% 2% 2% 5% 1% 359
Once or twice a month 96% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 159
Seldom/never 91% 2% 1% 5% < 1% 474