Frequency of meditation among nothing in particulars

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 4,984. 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 28% 9% 4% 57% 1% 4,984
2007 28% 7% 4% 59% 2% 3,707

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,406. 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% 40% 24% 10% 1,406
Once or twice a month 37% 41% 16% 6% 444
Several times a year 28% 41% 20% 11% 244
Seldom/never 36% 36% 20% 8% 2,749

Generational cohort among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,406. 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% 19% 32% 28% 6% 1% 1,406
Once or twice a month 22% 27% 29% 18% 3% < 1% 444
Several times a year 19% 16% 34% 24% 6% < 1% 244
Seldom/never 22% 22% 28% 23% 5% < 1% 2,749

Gender composition among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 50% 1,433
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 448
Several times a year 55% 45% 249
Seldom/never 56% 44% 2,792

Racial and ethnic composition among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,393. 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 54% 17% 3% 20% 7% 1,393
Once or twice a month 64% 10% 6% 16% 4% 439
Several times a year 62% 10% 4% 19% 5% 248
Seldom/never 69% 10% 5% 12% 4% 2,750

Immigrant status among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,393. 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 19% 12% 70% 1,393
Once or twice a month 17% 12% 71% 438
Several times a year 18% 11% 71% 247
Seldom/never 11% 11% 79% 2,745

Income distribution among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,266. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 22% 21% 17% 1,266
Once or twice a month 35% 17% 26% 22% 411
Several times a year 34% 23% 25% 19% 223
Seldom/never 37% 22% 25% 16% 2,472

Educational distribution among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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 41% 32% 16% 11% 1,424
Once or twice a month 36% 38% 16% 9% 448
Several times a year 37% 32% 17% 15% 248
Seldom/never 48% 30% 14% 7% 2,781

Marital status among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,424. 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% 11% 16% 4% 32% 1,424
Once or twice a month 36% 13% 13% 2% 36% 447
Several times a year 39% 12% 12% 3% 35% 248
Seldom/never 39% 12% 10% 3% 36% 2,780

Parent of children under 18 among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,428. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 71% 1,428
Once or twice a month 28% 72% 447
Several times a year 19% 81% 249
Seldom/never 29% 71% 2,780

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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 53% 22% 10% 1% 12% 3% 1,433
Once or twice a month 28% 38% 11% < 1% 18% 6% 448
Several times a year 32% 32% 13% < 1% 20% 3% 249
Seldom/never 30% 26% 13% 1% 24% 6% 2,792

Importance of religion in one's life among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 26% 19% 24% 2% 1,433
Once or twice a month 16% 26% 31% 27% 1% 448
Several times a year 10% 31% 31% 28% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 12% 27% 30% 30% 1% 2,792

Attendance at religious services among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 28% 62% < 1% 1,433
Once or twice a month 5% 38% 57% < 1% 448
Several times a year 3% 32% 64% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 3% 26% 71% < 1% 2,792

Frequency of prayer among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 16% 6% 29% 1% 1,433
Once or twice a month 18% 18% 13% 50% < 1% 448
Several times a year 15% 16% 13% 56% 1% 249
Seldom/never 17% 13% 8% 61% < 1% 2,792

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 6% 5% 75% 1% 1,433
Once or twice a month 5% 9% 6% 80% < 1% 448
Several times a year 2% 1% 10% 86% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 2,792

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 13% 7% 12% 1% 1,433
Once or twice a month 44% 26% 11% 17% 2% 448
Several times a year 33% 21% 28% 18% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 30% 14% 12% 41% 2% 2,792

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 14% 6% 15% 1% 1,433
Once or twice a month 55% 16% 13% 16% < 1% 448
Several times a year 40% 17% 27% 16% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 32% 16% 14% 38% 1% 2,792

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 18% 54% 11% 4% 1,433
Once or twice a month 9% 21% 56% 12% 2% 448
Several times a year 6% 19% 59% 15% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 7% 12% 64% 14% 2% 2,792

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 3% 1,433
Once or twice a month 18% 80% 1% 1% 448
Several times a year 17% 82% < 1% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 24% 75% 1% 1% 2,792

Frequency of reading scripture among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 8% 8% 57% 1% 1,433
Once or twice a month 9% 9% 9% 73% < 1% 448
Several times a year 6% 5% 13% 76% < 1% 249
Seldom/never 6% 6% 4% 84% < 1% 2,792

Interpreting scripture among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 15% 2% 56% 9% 1,433
Once or twice a month 13% 10% 1% 71% 6% 448
Several times a year 9% 14% 2% 70% 5% 249
Seldom/never 12% 16% 1% 63% 9% 2,792

Belief in Heaven among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 50% 39% 12% 1,433
Once or twice a month 45% 47% 8% 448
Several times a year 41% 48% 11% 249
Seldom/never 51% 39% 10% 2,792

Belief in Hell among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. 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% 55% 10% 1,433
Once or twice a month 31% 61% 8% 448
Several times a year 29% 61% 10% 249
Seldom/never 38% 53% 9% 2,792

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. 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 19% 28% 53% 1,433
Once or twice a month 28% 19% 52% 448
Several times a year 23% 16% 61% 249
Seldom/never 28% 26% 46% 2,792

Political ideology among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. 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% 32% 37% 9% 1,433
Once or twice a month 18% 37% 39% 6% 448
Several times a year 17% 45% 35% 4% 249
Seldom/never 22% 37% 30% 10% 2,792

Views about size of government among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. 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% 45% 5% 5% 1,433
Once or twice a month 47% 48% 3% 2% 448
Several times a year 51% 42% 2% 4% 249
Seldom/never 48% 46% 2% 3% 2,792

Views about government aid to the poor among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 55% 5% 3% 1,433
Once or twice a month 38% 58% 2% 1% 448
Several times a year 41% 55% 3% 2% 249
Seldom/never 43% 52% 4% 1% 2,792

Views about abortion among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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 64% 30% 6% 1,433
Once or twice a month 70% 24% 5% 448
Several times a year 79% 19% 2% 249
Seldom/never 67% 29% 4% 2,792

Views about homosexuality among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. 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 73% 20% 3% 4% 1,433
Once or twice a month 84% 10% 3% 2% 448
Several times a year 78% 14% 4% 4% 249
Seldom/never 79% 15% 3% 3% 2,792

Views about same-sex marriage among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,433. 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% 25% 9% 1,433
Once or twice a month 79% 15% 6% 448
Several times a year 69% 27% 4% 249
Seldom/never 74% 19% 7% 2,792

Views about environmental regulation among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,433. 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% 65% 3% 4% 1,433
Once or twice a month 31% 65% 3% 1% 448
Several times a year 26% 69% 3% 1% 249
Seldom/never 32% 63% 2% 3% 2,792

Views about human evolution among nothing in particulars by frequency of meditation

% of nothing in particulars 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
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At least once a week 42% 23% 8% 23% 4% 1,433
Once or twice a month 57% 22% 3% 16% 2% 448
Several times a year 58% 19% 5% 16% 1% 249
Seldom/never 57% 16% 4% 19% 3% 2,792