Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in California

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 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 47% 15% 14% 22% 2% 3,697
2007 42% 13% 14% 27% 4% 3,574

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Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in California by religious group

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

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 44% 14% 15% 26% 1% 878
Evangelical Protestant 51% 14% 11% 21% 2% 718
Jewish 40% 18% 16% 26% < 1% 125
Mainline Protestant 49% 12% 15% 23% 2% 452
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 46% 18% 15% 20% 1% 1,042

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who are ages…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,809. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 24% 34% 27% 16% 1,809
Once or twice a month 31% 34% 24% 12% 548
Several times a year 25% 40% 22% 12% 485
Seldom/never 20% 39% 22% 20% 709

Generational cohort among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,809. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 15% 15% 28% 32% 10% 1% 1,809
Once or twice a month 20% 18% 26% 27% 8% 1% 548
Several times a year 16% 18% 30% 26% 8% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 12% 14% 32% 25% 15% 1% 709

Gender composition among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 52% 1,849
Once or twice a month 51% 49% 561
Several times a year 55% 45% 494
Seldom/never 49% 51% 732

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,816. 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% 6% 9% 36% 4% 1,816
Once or twice a month 48% 4% 14% 32% 2% 551
Several times a year 38% 3% 23% 34% 2% 487
Seldom/never 40% 8% 16% 33% 3% 722

Immigrant status among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,830. 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% 17% 51% 1,830
Once or twice a month 31% 15% 54% 551
Several times a year 37% 21% 42% 487
Seldom/never 31% 18% 51% 715

Income distribution among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,583. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 40% 17% 23% 21% 1,583
Once or twice a month 28% 16% 28% 28% 496
Several times a year 30% 19% 21% 29% 443
Seldom/never 37% 22% 23% 19% 626

Educational distribution among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who have completed…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,832. 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 38% 33% 17% 12% 1,832
Once or twice a month 35% 33% 21% 12% 558
Several times a year 37% 31% 18% 15% 490
Seldom/never 46% 32% 15% 8% 727

Marital status among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,833. 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% 10% 15% 5% 27% 1,833
Once or twice a month 49% 10% 8% 3% 30% 560
Several times a year 46% 10% 10% 4% 30% 493
Seldom/never 45% 8% 14% 9% 25% 731

Parent of children under 18 among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,841. 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% 72% 1,841
Once or twice a month 30% 70% 557
Several times a year 33% 67% 494
Seldom/never 30% 70% 729

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults in California who say they…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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 57% 20% 8% 1% 11% 2% 1,849
Once or twice a month 51% 24% 7% < 1% 14% 3% 561
Several times a year 43% 29% 9% 1% 16% 2% 494
Seldom/never 56% 22% 8% 2% 11% 2% 732

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

% of adults in California who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 23% 11% 14% 1% 1,849
Once or twice a month 43% 24% 17% 15% 1% 561
Several times a year 35% 34% 16% 14% < 1% 494
Seldom/never 45% 29% 13% 12% < 1% 732

Attendance at religious services among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 32% 32% 1% 1,849
Once or twice a month 29% 33% 38% < 1% 561
Several times a year 23% 43% 34% < 1% 494
Seldom/never 28% 34% 37% < 1% 732

Frequency of prayer among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who pray…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 5% 24% 1% 1,849
Once or twice a month 45% 15% 9% 31% 1% 561
Several times a year 43% 13% 10% 35% < 1% 494
Seldom/never 48% 15% 7% 31% < 1% 732

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

% of adults in California who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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 27% 10% 7% 56% < 1% 1,849
Once or twice a month 17% 10% 10% 63% 1% 561
Several times a year 11% 8% 16% 65% < 1% 494
Seldom/never 19% 7% 5% 69% < 1% 732

Frequency of meditation among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who meditate…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 10% 4% 32% 1% 1,849
Once or twice a month 36% 11% 5% 48% 1% 561
Several times a year 25% 12% 8% 53% 2% 494
Seldom/never 29% 5% 4% 60% 2% 732

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

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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 72% 14% 5% 8% 1% 1,849
Once or twice a month 48% 24% 12% 14% 1% 561
Several times a year 35% 18% 27% 20% 1% 494
Seldom/never 46% 10% 9% 33% 2% 732

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

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 16% 38% 11% 3% 1,849
Once or twice a month 25% 15% 45% 13% 2% 561
Several times a year 23% 13% 52% 12% 1% 494
Seldom/never 28% 8% 49% 12% 3% 732

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

% of adults in California who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 30% 66% 2% 2% 1,849
Once or twice a month 27% 71% 1% 2% 561
Several times a year 26% 70% 2% 2% 494
Seldom/never 29% 69% 1% 1% 732

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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 38% 10% 8% 44% 1% 1,849
Once or twice a month 26% 11% 8% 55% < 1% 561
Several times a year 18% 10% 12% 60% < 1% 494
Seldom/never 23% 9% 7% 60% < 1% 732

Interpreting scripture among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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 27% 21% 2% 41% 8% 1,849
Once or twice a month 22% 25% 1% 43% 8% 561
Several times a year 21% 24% 2% 46% 6% 494
Seldom/never 28% 27% 2% 34% 8% 732

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

% of adults in California who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 29% 8% 1,849
Once or twice a month 62% 30% 8% 561
Several times a year 65% 28% 7% 494
Seldom/never 71% 22% 7% 732

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

% of adults in California who …in hell

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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 49% 43% 8% 1,849
Once or twice a month 48% 43% 9% 561
Several times a year 51% 42% 7% 494
Seldom/never 56% 35% 8% 732

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 21% 50% 1,849
Once or twice a month 33% 17% 50% 561
Several times a year 29% 19% 52% 494
Seldom/never 32% 22% 46% 732

Political ideology among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 32% 30% 6% 1,849
Once or twice a month 29% 37% 30% 5% 561
Several times a year 28% 36% 33% 4% 494
Seldom/never 32% 36% 25% 7% 732

Views about size of government among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 48% 5% 3% 1,849
Once or twice a month 46% 48% 2% 4% 561
Several times a year 47% 49% 3% 1% 494
Seldom/never 44% 50% 2% 4% 732

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

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

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 4% 3% 1,849
Once or twice a month 36% 56% 5% 3% 561
Several times a year 38% 59% 2% 1% 494
Seldom/never 45% 51% 3% 2% 732

Views about abortion among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 39% 5% 1,849
Once or twice a month 64% 33% 3% 561
Several times a year 63% 34% 3% 494
Seldom/never 54% 41% 5% 732

Views about homosexuality among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 27% 3% 3% 1,849
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 2% 4% 561
Several times a year 73% 18% 5% 4% 494
Seldom/never 68% 24% 4% 4% 732

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

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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 61% 32% 6% 1,849
Once or twice a month 67% 29% 4% 561
Several times a year 66% 28% 5% 494
Seldom/never 57% 35% 7% 732

Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who say…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 62% 2% 4% 1,849
Once or twice a month 33% 60% 2% 4% 561
Several times a year 33% 62% 3% 2% 494
Seldom/never 42% 53% 2% 2% 732

Views about human evolution among adults in California by frequency feeling a sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults in California who say humans…

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,849. 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% 5% 29% 4% 1,849
Once or twice a month 45% 22% 4% 25% 3% 561
Several times a year 47% 22% 4% 24% 4% 494
Seldom/never 36% 23% 3% 34% 5% 732