Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in California

% of adults in California who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,697. 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 57% 15% 10% 16% 1% 3,697
2007 51% 15% 12% 18% 4% 3,574

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in California by religious group

% of adults in California who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 59% 17% 10% 13% 1% 878
Evangelical Protestant 79% 10% 6% 5% < 1% 718
Jewish 27% 23% 16% 33% < 1% 125
Mainline Protestant 53% 18% 10% 17% 1% 452
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 41% 17% 13% 28% 1% 1,042

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. 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 20% 37% 27% 16% 2,089
Once or twice a month 30% 38% 21% 11% 557
Several times a year 28% 37% 23% 11% 343
Seldom/never 31% 31% 21% 17% 562

Generational cohort among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 12% 14% 31% 31% 11% 1% 2,089
Once or twice a month 22% 18% 28% 26% 6% 1% 557
Several times a year 17% 18% 30% 28% 7% < 1% 343
Seldom/never 22% 16% 24% 24% 12% 1% 562

Gender composition among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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 44% 56% 2,151
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 563
Several times a year 49% 51% 350
Seldom/never 68% 32% 572

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,104. 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% 7% 11% 39% 3% 2,104
Once or twice a month 47% 5% 12% 32% 4% 559
Several times a year 44% 3% 22% 28% 2% 346
Seldom/never 48% 5% 18% 26% 3% 564

Immigrant status among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,115. 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% 15% 50% 2,115
Once or twice a month 29% 19% 52% 556
Several times a year 38% 18% 44% 345
Seldom/never 26% 22% 51% 565

Income distribution among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,820. 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% 17% 23% 21% 1,820
Once or twice a month 34% 19% 26% 22% 508
Several times a year 29% 21% 22% 28% 321
Seldom/never 33% 19% 24% 24% 497

Educational distribution among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,126. 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% 17% 10% 2,126
Once or twice a month 34% 35% 18% 13% 559
Several times a year 36% 28% 23% 12% 348
Seldom/never 41% 33% 14% 11% 569

Marital status among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,134. 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% 9% 14% 6% 23% 2,134
Once or twice a month 42% 10% 12% 2% 33% 560
Several times a year 45% 10% 11% 3% 30% 350
Seldom/never 37% 9% 11% 6% 38% 568

Parent of children under 18 among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,141. 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% 68% 2,141
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 562
Several times a year 28% 72% 349
Seldom/never 21% 79% 569

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 19% 4% 2% 7% 2% 2,151
Once or twice a month 49% 29% 9% < 1% 11% 1% 563
Several times a year 37% 31% 12% 1% 15% 4% 350
Seldom/never 28% 23% 16% 1% 28% 4% 572

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

% of adults in California who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 19% 8% 10% 1% 2,151
Once or twice a month 37% 35% 15% 13% < 1% 563
Several times a year 26% 38% 21% 13% 1% 350
Seldom/never 15% 32% 25% 28% < 1% 572

Attendance at religious services among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 31% 25% 1% 2,151
Once or twice a month 19% 47% 35% < 1% 563
Several times a year 14% 46% 40% < 1% 350
Seldom/never 10% 29% 61% < 1% 572

Frequency of prayer among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 12% 5% 15% 1% 2,151
Once or twice a month 40% 20% 10% 30% < 1% 563
Several times a year 29% 20% 12% 39% < 1% 350
Seldom/never 20% 9% 7% 63% 1% 572

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

% of adults in California who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 11% 8% 48% < 1% 2,151
Once or twice a month 9% 10% 10% 71% < 1% 563
Several times a year 6% 9% 13% 72% < 1% 350
Seldom/never 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 572

Frequency of meditation among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 9% 3% 30% 2% 2,151
Once or twice a month 29% 15% 6% 50% < 1% 563
Several times a year 19% 10% 13% 57% 1% 350
Seldom/never 13% 7% 4% 75% 1% 572

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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 60% 13% 9% 17% 2% 2,151
Once or twice a month 43% 24% 17% 15% 1% 563
Several times a year 24% 19% 38% 19% 1% 350
Seldom/never 25% 13% 17% 44% 1% 572

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 12% 35% 10% 3% 2,151
Once or twice a month 18% 15% 54% 10% 2% 563
Several times a year 13% 13% 57% 16% 1% 350
Seldom/never 9% 16% 56% 16% 3% 572

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

% of adults in California who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 62% 1% 2% 2,151
Once or twice a month 22% 75% 2% 1% 563
Several times a year 24% 74% 1% 1% 350
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 572

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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 44% 11% 7% 37% 1% 2,151
Once or twice a month 17% 14% 8% 61% < 1% 563
Several times a year 9% 9% 18% 64% < 1% 350
Seldom/never 6% 2% 7% 84% 1% 572

Interpreting scripture among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 24% 3% 32% 8% 2,151
Once or twice a month 21% 25% 1% 45% 9% 563
Several times a year 15% 23% 4% 51% 7% 350
Seldom/never 10% 19% 1% 63% 8% 572

Belief in Heaven among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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 71% 22% 8% 2,151
Once or twice a month 65% 28% 7% 563
Several times a year 65% 29% 7% 350
Seldom/never 44% 47% 9% 572

Belief in Hell among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 36% 8% 2,151
Once or twice a month 53% 40% 7% 563
Several times a year 45% 47% 8% 350
Seldom/never 35% 56% 9% 572

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 21% 48% 2,151
Once or twice a month 26% 19% 55% 563
Several times a year 30% 16% 54% 350
Seldom/never 31% 21% 48% 572

Political ideology among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 33% 25% 5% 2,151
Once or twice a month 27% 35% 32% 6% 563
Several times a year 22% 40% 37% 2% 350
Seldom/never 19% 34% 37% 9% 572

Views about size of government among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 49% 4% 4% 2,151
Once or twice a month 44% 52% 1% 3% 563
Several times a year 46% 47% 4% 3% 350
Seldom/never 48% 45% 4% 3% 572

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 54% 4% 3% 2,151
Once or twice a month 35% 59% 4% 2% 563
Several times a year 35% 60% 3% 1% 350
Seldom/never 39% 56% 3% 2% 572

Views about abortion among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 45% 5% 2,151
Once or twice a month 66% 32% 2% 563
Several times a year 69% 28% 3% 350
Seldom/never 70% 26% 5% 572

Views about homosexuality among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 30% 4% 3% 2,151
Once or twice a month 77% 17% 2% 3% 563
Several times a year 80% 14% 3% 3% 350
Seldom/never 76% 15% 4% 4% 572

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 39% 7% 2,151
Once or twice a month 71% 25% 4% 563
Several times a year 76% 20% 4% 350
Seldom/never 72% 22% 6% 572

Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. 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% 57% 3% 4% 2,151
Once or twice a month 34% 62% 1% 3% 563
Several times a year 30% 65% 1% 4% 350
Seldom/never 33% 62% 3% 2% 572

Views about human evolution among adults in California by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults in California who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,151. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 24% 4% 34% 4% 2,151
Once or twice a month 46% 21% 4% 27% 2% 563
Several times a year 52% 23% 4% 17% 4% 350
Seldom/never 56% 16% 3% 20% 5% 572