Frequency of meditation among adults in California

% of adults in California 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 = 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 41% 9% 5% 43% 2% 3,697
2007 41% 8% 4% 44% 3% 3,574

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Frequency of meditation among adults in California by religious group

% of adults in California who meditate…

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 45% 10% 4% 39% 2% 878
Evangelical Protestant 54% 6% 3% 35% 2% 718
Jewish 30% 8% 3% 59% < 1% 125
Mainline Protestant 38% 10% 6% 44% 2% 452
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 13% 6% 55% 1% 1,042

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who are ages…

Frequency of meditation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,526. 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 17% 36% 29% 18% 1,526
Once or twice a month 28% 36% 24% 13% 319
Several times a year 23% 37% 24% 16% 178
Seldom/never 31% 36% 20% 13% 1,526

Generational cohort among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of meditation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,526. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 13% 31% 34% 12% 1% 1,526
Once or twice a month 17% 19% 28% 27% 9% < 1% 319
Several times a year 16% 14% 30% 28% 11% 1% 178
Seldom/never 21% 17% 28% 24% 9% 1% 1,526

Gender composition among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of meditation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 57% 1,559
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 324
Several times a year 55% 45% 183
Seldom/never 55% 45% 1,565

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of meditation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,526. 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% 7% 9% 41% 4% 1,526
Once or twice a month 43% 6% 16% 33% 3% 322
Several times a year 47% 2% 19% 28% 3% 182
Seldom/never 47% 5% 16% 29% 3% 1,542

Immigrant status among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of meditation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,541. 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% 15% 48% 1,541
Once or twice a month 37% 15% 48% 319
Several times a year 37% 17% 46% 182
Seldom/never 26% 21% 53% 1,538

Income distribution among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,351. 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% 17% 21% 18% 1,351
Once or twice a month 39% 22% 17% 22% 285
Several times a year 26% 22% 17% 34% 154
Seldom/never 28% 19% 27% 26% 1,354

Educational distribution among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who have completed…

Frequency of meditation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,547. 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 42% 30% 17% 11% 1,547
Once or twice a month 40% 33% 18% 9% 321
Several times a year 34% 23% 28% 15% 181
Seldom/never 37% 35% 16% 11% 1,552

Marital status among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of meditation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,545. 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% 16% 7% 21% 1,545
Once or twice a month 40% 10% 14% 4% 33% 324
Several times a year 49% 15% 8% 3% 25% 183
Seldom/never 42% 9% 11% 4% 33% 1,556

Parent of children under 18 among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of meditation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,554. 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% 69% 1,554
Once or twice a month 22% 78% 324
Several times a year 30% 70% 183
Seldom/never 31% 69% 1,556

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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 68% 20% 4% 2% 5% 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 42% 29% 15% 1% 11% 3% 324
Several times a year 44% 30% 6% < 1% 17% 2% 183
Seldom/never 44% 23% 10% 1% 19% 3% 1,565

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 18% 8% 8% 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 39% 29% 18% 14% 1% 324
Several times a year 32% 36% 16% 15% 1% 183
Seldom/never 31% 32% 17% 20% < 1% 1,565

Attendance at religious services among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 29% 25% < 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 22% 42% 35% < 1% 324
Several times a year 19% 46% 35% < 1% 183
Seldom/never 19% 37% 44% < 1% 1,565

Frequency of prayer among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who pray…

Frequency of meditation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 12% 4% 11% 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 39% 20% 10% 31% < 1% 324
Several times a year 33% 20% 12% 34% 2% 183
Seldom/never 35% 14% 8% 43% < 1% 1,565

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

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 36% 12% 8% 45% 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 11% 14% 12% 63% < 1% 324
Several times a year 6% 6% 17% 71% < 1% 183
Seldom/never 11% 6% 7% 75% < 1% 1,565

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 10% 5% 5% 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 52% 24% 11% 13% < 1% 324
Several times a year 37% 21% 28% 13% 1% 183
Seldom/never 40% 17% 13% 28% 1% 1,565

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

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 13% 9% 15% 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 51% 17% 18% 12% 2% 324
Several times a year 39% 16% 26% 19% < 1% 183
Seldom/never 35% 17% 17% 30% 1% 1,565

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 12% 36% 10% 3% 1,559
Once or twice a month 25% 20% 39% 14% 2% 324
Several times a year 22% 14% 52% 10% 1% 183
Seldom/never 20% 13% 51% 13% 2% 1,565

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 63% 2% 2% 1,559
Once or twice a month 23% 75% 1% 2% 324
Several times a year 28% 70% < 1% 2% 183
Seldom/never 26% 71% 2% 1% 1,565

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 10% 6% 34% 1% 1,559
Once or twice a month 19% 17% 12% 53% < 1% 324
Several times a year 10% 11% 26% 53% < 1% 183
Seldom/never 17% 8% 8% 68% < 1% 1,565

Interpreting scripture among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 25% 3% 30% 7% 1,559
Once or twice a month 21% 19% 1% 49% 10% 324
Several times a year 16% 28% 1% 47% 8% 183
Seldom/never 18% 23% 2% 49% 8% 1,565

Belief in Heaven among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who …in heaven

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 21% 7% 1,559
Once or twice a month 61% 33% 6% 324
Several times a year 61% 32% 6% 183
Seldom/never 60% 32% 8% 1,565

Belief in Hell among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who …in hell

Frequency of meditation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 36% 7% 1,559
Once or twice a month 45% 48% 7% 324
Several times a year 37% 50% 13% 183
Seldom/never 47% 44% 9% 1,565

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who identify as…

Frequency of meditation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 21% 49% 1,559
Once or twice a month 27% 19% 53% 324
Several times a year 23% 18% 59% 183
Seldom/never 32% 20% 48% 1,565

Political ideology among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who are…

Frequency of meditation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 33% 26% 6% 1,559
Once or twice a month 26% 37% 32% 5% 324
Several times a year 25% 35% 37% 3% 183
Seldom/never 28% 36% 30% 6% 1,565

Views about size of government among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 51% 4% 4% 1,559
Once or twice a month 47% 46% 4% 2% 324
Several times a year 41% 50% 5% 5% 183
Seldom/never 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,565

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 55% 4% 3% 1,559
Once or twice a month 33% 64% 2% 2% 324
Several times a year 35% 57% 5% 2% 183
Seldom/never 40% 54% 4% 2% 1,565

Views about abortion among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 47% 5% 1,559
Once or twice a month 65% 32% 3% 324
Several times a year 68% 29% 3% 183
Seldom/never 64% 32% 4% 1,565

Views about homosexuality among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 32% 4% 4% 1,559
Once or twice a month 74% 17% 5% 4% 324
Several times a year 76% 19% 5% < 1% 183
Seldom/never 76% 18% 3% 3% 1,565

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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 52% 41% 7% 1,559
Once or twice a month 72% 23% 5% 324
Several times a year 70% 23% 7% 183
Seldom/never 69% 26% 6% 1,565

Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California 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 = 1,559. 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% 59% 2% 5% 1,559
Once or twice a month 33% 63% 2% 3% 324
Several times a year 30% 65% 3% 2% 183
Seldom/never 36% 59% 3% 2% 1,565

Views about human evolution among adults in California by frequency of meditation

% of adults in California who say humans…

Frequency of meditation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,559. 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% 25% 4% 35% 5% 1,559
Once or twice a month 50% 22% 5% 21% 3% 324
Several times a year 50% 19% 5% 23% 3% 183
Seldom/never 48% 20% 3% 25% 3% 1,565