Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,746. 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 39% 10% 5% 44% 2% 1,746
2007 36% 7% 5% 49% 2% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 723. 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 6% 19% 30% 44% 723
Once or twice a month 12% 28% 21% 39% 164
Seldom/never 11% 37% 31% 21% 727

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 723. 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% 17% 39% 32% 4% 723
Once or twice a month 11% 6% 23% 27% 30% 3% 164
Seldom/never 7% 10% 31% 37% 14% 1% 727

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 63% 735
Once or twice a month 49% 51% 166
Seldom/never 51% 49% 735

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 731
Once or twice a month 92% 1% 2% 1% 4% 166
Seldom/never 96% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 731

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 733. 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% 91% 733
Once or twice a month 5% 2% 93% 165
Seldom/never 2% 4% 93% 730

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 631. 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 32% 20% 29% 19% 631
Once or twice a month 27% 24% 27% 22% 150
Seldom/never 15% 21% 33% 32% 644

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 732. 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% 27% 22% 16% 732
Once or twice a month 40% 31% 15% 14% 166
Seldom/never 32% 33% 23% 12% 731

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 731. 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% 3% 15% 17% 9% 731
Once or twice a month 51% 5% 15% 13% 16% 165
Seldom/never 67% 5% 10% 6% 12% 735

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 734. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 82% 734
Once or twice a month 22% 78% 165
Seldom/never 31% 69% 735

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Frequency of meditation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 17% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 59% 31% 3% 2% < 1% 5% 166
Seldom/never 62% 28% 7% 1% 2% 1% 735

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 18% 2% 1% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 52% 39% 7% 1% < 1% 166
Seldom/never 44% 42% 11% 3% < 1% 735

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 31% 13% < 1% 735
Once or twice a month 46% 40% 15% < 1% 166
Seldom/never 31% 45% 24% < 1% 735

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 82% 13% 1% 4% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 44% 30% 16% 8% 3% 166
Seldom/never 45% 25% 9% 19% 1% 735

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 12% 13% 38% < 1% 735
Once or twice a month 22% 14% 11% 53% < 1% 166
Seldom/never 13% 9% 9% 69% < 1% 735

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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 79% 11% 5% 4% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 59% 22% 5% 10% 5% 166
Seldom/never 45% 22% 16% 17% 1% 735

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 16% 12% 17% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 39% 27% 12% 21% 1% 166
Seldom/never 29% 14% 20% 36% 1% 735

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 8% 40% 5% 2% 735
Once or twice a month 36% 11% 45% 6% 2% 166
Seldom/never 27% 8% 58% 5% 2% 735

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of meditation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 61% 1% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 34% 64% < 1% 1% 166
Seldom/never 36% 63% 1% < 1% 735

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 58% 13% 8% 20% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 30% 21% 11% 38% 1% 166
Seldom/never 23% 11% 12% 54% < 1% 735

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 36% 4% 17% 9% 735
Once or twice a month 22% 37% 2% 27% 11% 166
Seldom/never 21% 46% 1% 25% 7% 735

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 88% 5% 6% 735
Once or twice a month 75% 14% 12% 166
Seldom/never 86% 9% 5% 735

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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 63% 27% 10% 735
Once or twice a month 60% 30% 10% 166
Seldom/never 66% 25% 9% 735

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 11% 38% 735
Once or twice a month 53% 7% 40% 166
Seldom/never 57% 11% 32% 735

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 46% 37% 14% 3% 735
Once or twice a month 46% 34% 19% 2% 166
Seldom/never 45% 39% 13% 3% 735

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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 66% 27% 4% 3% 735
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 3% 3% 166
Seldom/never 68% 26% 2% 4% 735

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 51% 45% 3% 1% 735
Once or twice a month 48% 46% 4% 2% 166
Seldom/never 58% 37% 2% 2% 735

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 41% 5% 735
Once or twice a month 57% 38% 5% 166
Seldom/never 62% 36% 3% 735

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 35% 5% 5% 735
Once or twice a month 56% 38% 4% 2% 166
Seldom/never 65% 28% 4% 2% 735

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 46% 10% 735
Once or twice a month 47% 47% 7% 166
Seldom/never 52% 41% 7% 735

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Frequency of meditation Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. 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% 52% 3% 2% 735
Once or twice a month 37% 57% 3% 3% 166
Seldom/never 43% 53% 2% 2% 735

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by frequency of meditation

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Frequency of meditation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 735. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 36% 5% 36% 6% 735
Once or twice a month 26% 34% 4% 30% 6% 166
Seldom/never 28% 30% 4% 33% 4% 735