Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among atheists

% of atheists who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

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 54% 16% 11% 18% 1% 1,098
2007 37% 14% 12% 33% 3% 515

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 583. 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% 35% 14% 8% 583
Once or twice a month 39% 40% 14% 7% 178
Several times a year 31% 44% 17% 9% 135
Seldom/never 36% 37% 15% 12% 179

Generational cohort among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 583. 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% 23% 25% 17% 4% < 1% 583
Once or twice a month 27% 21% 31% 17% 4% < 1% 178
Several times a year 24% 16% 34% 20% 5% 1% 135
Seldom/never 26% 18% 29% 18% 7% 1% 179

Gender composition among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 590. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 70% 30% 590
Once or twice a month 68% 32% 179
Several times a year 71% 29% 136
Seldom/never 62% 38% 186

Racial and ethnic composition among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 584. 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 80% 3% 4% 10% 3% 584
Once or twice a month 82% 1% 5% 10% 2% 178
Several times a year 71% < 1% 19% 8% 1% 135
Seldom/never 75% 6% 8% 10% 1% 183

Immigrant status among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 585. 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 9% 13% 78% 585
Once or twice a month 12% 9% 79% 178
Several times a year 23% 18% 59% 135
Seldom/never 15% 15% 70% 182

Income distribution among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 550. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 15% 29% 29% 550
Once or twice a month 14% 18% 36% 32% 172
Several times a year 11% 23% 24% 41% 122
Seldom/never 28% 24% 22% 27% 161

Educational distribution among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 589. 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% 36% 28% 15% 589
Once or twice a month 25% 27% 27% 20% 179
Several times a year 26% 21% 28% 25% 136
Seldom/never 40% 27% 22% 12% 185

Marital status among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 590. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 15% 10% 2% 42% 590
Once or twice a month 43% 13% 8% < 1% 36% 179
Several times a year 46% 6% 5% 4% 39% 133
Seldom/never 37% 11% 11% 1% 40% 184

Parent of children under 18 among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 590
Once or twice a month 25% 75% 179
Several times a year 21% 79% 136
Seldom/never 21% 79% 185

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say they…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 590. 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% 4% 2% 1% 91% 1% 590
Once or twice a month 2% 1% 2% < 1% 95% < 1% 179
Several times a year 3% 4% 2% < 1% 91% < 1% 136
Seldom/never 3% 2% 2% < 1% 90% 3% 186

Importance of religion in one's life among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 7% 10% 81% 1% 590
Once or twice a month < 1% 2% 13% 84% < 1% 179
Several times a year 2% 4% 15% 79% < 1% 136
Seldom/never 2% 3% 8% 88% < 1% 186

Attendance at religious services among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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 1% 11% 88% < 1% 590
Once or twice a month < 1% 12% 88% < 1% 179
Several times a year 1% 12% 87% < 1% 136
Seldom/never 2% 6% 92% < 1% 186

Frequency of prayer among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 1% 96% < 1% 590
Once or twice a month < 1% 1% < 1% 99% < 1% 179
Several times a year 2% < 1% 1% 97% < 1% 136
Seldom/never < 1% 1% < 1% 99% < 1% 186

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 590
Once or twice a month < 1% 1% < 1% 99% < 1% 179
Several times a year < 1% < 1% 3% 97% < 1% 136
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 1% 99% < 1% 186

Frequency of meditation among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who meditate…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 10% 6% 60% < 1% 590
Once or twice a month 20% 8% 7% 66% < 1% 179
Several times a year 13% 7% 5% 74% 1% 136
Seldom/never 6% 4% 1% 88% 1% 186

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 15% 4% 35% 2% 590
Once or twice a month 21% 19% 15% 43% 2% 179
Several times a year 15% 12% 24% 47% 2% 136
Seldom/never 16% 6% 2% 74% 2% 186

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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 1% 24% 40% 35% 1% 590
Once or twice a month < 1% 25% 40% 34% 2% 179
Several times a year 1% 23% 48% 24% 5% 136
Seldom/never 2% 12% 57% 27% 2% 186

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 590. 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% 85% 1% 1% 590
Once or twice a month 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 179
Several times a year 11% 88% 1% 1% 136
Seldom/never 21% 79% < 1% < 1% 186

Frequency of reading scripture among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 7% 84% < 1% 590
Once or twice a month 1% 2% 6% 91% < 1% 179
Several times a year 1% < 1% 1% 98% < 1% 136
Seldom/never < 1% < 1% 1% 99% < 1% 186

Interpreting scripture among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 590. 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 1% 1% < 1% 97% 1% 590
Once or twice a month < 1% < 1% < 1% 99% 1% 179
Several times a year < 1% 2% < 1% 96% 3% 136
Seldom/never < 1% 2% < 1% 93% 5% 186

Belief in Heaven among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 94% 1% 590
Once or twice a month 2% 97% 1% 179
Several times a year 4% 95% 2% 136
Seldom/never 6% 93% 1% 186

Belief in Hell among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 96% 1% 590
Once or twice a month 3% 95% 2% 179
Several times a year 2% 97% 1% 136
Seldom/never 6% 93% 1% 186

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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 11% 15% 74% 590
Once or twice a month 18% 14% 68% 179
Several times a year 18% 11% 72% 136
Seldom/never 19% 28% 53% 186

Political ideology among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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 9% 28% 60% 3% 590
Once or twice a month 8% 35% 55% 2% 179
Several times a year 11% 24% 59% 5% 136
Seldom/never 14% 32% 44% 10% 186

Views about size of government among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 54% 4% 3% 590
Once or twice a month 43% 50% 5% 3% 179
Several times a year 40% 56% 4% < 1% 136
Seldom/never 45% 50% 2% 3% 186

Views about government aid to the poor among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 75% 2% 1% 590
Once or twice a month 20% 76% 4% < 1% 179
Several times a year 19% 76% 3% 2% 136
Seldom/never 30% 66% 2% 1% 186

Views about abortion among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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% 10% 3% 590
Once or twice a month 93% 6% 1% 179
Several times a year 89% 10% 1% 136
Seldom/never 78% 19% 3% 186

Views about homosexuality among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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 96% 2% 1% 1% 590
Once or twice a month 95% 5% < 1% < 1% 179
Several times a year 93% 3% 1% 3% 136
Seldom/never 89% 8% 2% 1% 186

Views about same-sex marriage among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 590. 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 95% 3% 2% 590
Once or twice a month 95% 3% 2% 179
Several times a year 89% 6% 5% 136
Seldom/never 87% 9% 4% 186

Views about environmental regulation among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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 = 590. 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% 82% 2% 2% 590
Once or twice a month 18% 78% 2% 2% 179
Several times a year 13% 82% 4% < 1% 136
Seldom/never 30% 67% 1% 2% 186

Views about human evolution among atheists by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of atheists who say humans…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 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
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At least once a week 94% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 590
Once or twice a month 91% 2% 2% 5% < 1% 179
Several times a year 91% 3% < 1% 5% 1% 136
Seldom/never 83% 4% 1% 12% 1% 186