Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,858. 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 53% 39% 4% 4% 14,858
2007 42% 47% 6% 6% 15,033

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Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 186. 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.
Buddhist 92% 5% 1% 1% 186
Catholic 64% 27% 4% 5% 3,024
Evangelical Protestant 30% 61% 5% 4% 4,408
Historically Black Protestant 43% 47% 6% 3% 1,132
Jehovah's Witness 13% 79% 4% 4% 195
Jewish 77% 18% 4% 1% 227
Mainline Protestant 60% 30% 6% 4% 2,411
Mormon 29% 63% 4% 4% 410
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 79% 16% 3% 3% 2,029

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,746. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 20% 34% 28% 18% 7,746
Should be discouraged 11% 29% 30% 30% 5,575
Neither/both equally 9% 32% 34% 24% 655
Don't know 9% 33% 28% 30% 549

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,746. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 12% 14% 28% 33% 12% 1% 7,746
Should be discouraged 6% 9% 25% 36% 21% 3% 5,575
Neither/both equally 5% 10% 27% 39% 17% 2% 655
Don't know 4% 11% 27% 32% 22% 4% 549

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 41% 59% 7,867
Should be discouraged 50% 50% 5,728
Neither/both equally 48% 52% 676
Don't know 43% 57% 587

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,755. 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.
Should be accepted 59% 13% 3% 20% 5% 7,755
Should be discouraged 62% 18% 2% 14% 4% 5,641
Neither/both equally 57% 17% 2% 19% 6% 653
Don't know 58% 13% 4% 19% 6% 546

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,788. 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.
Should be accepted 19% 11% 70% 7,788
Should be discouraged 15% 7% 77% 5,642
Neither/both equally 15% 9% 76% 661
Don't know 21% 11% 68% 572

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have a household income of…

Views about homosexuality Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,973. 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.
Should be accepted 38% 20% 24% 19% 6,973
Should be discouraged 41% 22% 25% 12% 4,868
Neither/both equally 38% 23% 24% 15% 561
Don't know 43% 21% 23% 13% 427

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,834. 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.
Should be accepted 36% 32% 19% 14% 7,834
Should be discouraged 48% 31% 13% 8% 5,685
Neither/both equally 39% 35% 16% 10% 672
Don't know 45% 32% 13% 10% 576

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,831. 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.
Should be accepted 45% 9% 16% 7% 24% 7,831
Should be discouraged 56% 3% 14% 12% 14% 5,696
Neither/both equally 48% 5% 18% 11% 18% 669
Don't know 49% 4% 15% 14% 19% 571

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,841. 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.
Should be accepted 28% 72% 7,841
Should be discouraged 27% 73% 5,704
Neither/both equally 27% 73% 674
Don't know 27% 73% 579

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 65% 21% 5% 1% 7% 2% 7,867
Should be discouraged 90% 7% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 5,728
Neither/both equally 84% 9% 1% 2% 2% 2% 676
Don't know 79% 14% 2% 3% < 1% 2% 587

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say religion is…

Views about homosexuality Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 56% 24% 9% 10% 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 89% 7% 2% 2% < 1% 5,728
Neither/both equally 77% 13% 3% 5% 2% 676
Don't know 76% 14% 3% 3% 3% 587

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend religious services…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 35% 35% 30% < 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 72% 18% 10% 1% 5,728
Neither/both equally 57% 26% 16% 1% 676
Don't know 54% 23% 21% 2% 587

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 65% 16% 4% 15% 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 88% 8% 1% 3% < 1% 5,728
Neither/both equally 81% 10% 1% 7% 1% 676
Don't know 81% 8% 3% 6% 3% 587

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 24% 11% 9% 57% < 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 60% 11% 7% 21% 1% 5,728
Neither/both equally 46% 10% 8% 35% 1% 676
Don't know 39% 10% 9% 40% 2% 587

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 73% 13% 6% 7% 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 85% 7% 3% 4% 1% 5,728
Neither/both equally 83% 8% 3% 5% < 1% 676
Don't know 76% 11% 4% 5% 3% 587

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 61% 14% 9% 15% 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 58% 14% 8% 17% 2% 5,728
Neither/both equally 62% 10% 9% 17% 2% 676
Don't know 55% 12% 9% 17% 6% 587

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about homosexuality Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 27% 15% 46% 9% 3% 7,867
Should be discouraged 67% 4% 23% 3% 2% 5,728
Neither/both equally 49% 8% 33% 4% 6% 676
Don't know 46% 5% 35% 4% 9% 587

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 26% 71% 1% 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 52% 44% 2% 2% 5,728
Neither/both equally 37% 57% 4% 1% 676
Don't know 39% 52% 3% 7% 587

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who read scripture…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 39% 12% 8% 40% 1% 7,867
Should be discouraged 77% 7% 4% 11% 1% 5,728
Neither/both equally 64% 8% 6% 21% 1% 676
Don't know 60% 10% 6% 24% 1% 587

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 25% 27% 2% 38% 8% 7,867
Should be discouraged 61% 24% 4% 7% 4% 5,728
Neither/both equally 37% 27% 7% 15% 13% 676
Don't know 42% 23% 9% 11% 15% 587

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 69% 24% 7% 7,867
Should be discouraged 86% 7% 6% 5,728
Neither/both equally 80% 9% 11% 676
Don't know 79% 8% 14% 587

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 50% 42% 8% 7,867
Should be discouraged 79% 15% 6% 5,728
Neither/both equally 66% 21% 12% 676
Don't know 60% 20% 20% 587

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 27% 18% 55% 7,867
Should be discouraged 52% 18% 31% 5,728
Neither/both equally 34% 31% 35% 676
Don't know 30% 36% 33% 587

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 26% 37% 32% 5% 7,867
Should be discouraged 60% 21% 12% 7% 5,728
Neither/both equally 38% 35% 17% 11% 676
Don't know 41% 30% 13% 17% 587

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 43% 50% 4% 3% 7,867
Should be discouraged 61% 33% 2% 4% 5,728
Neither/both equally 54% 29% 10% 8% 676
Don't know 47% 33% 6% 14% 587

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Views about homosexuality Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 35% 60% 4% 2% 7,867
Should be discouraged 54% 40% 4% 2% 5,728
Neither/both equally 39% 41% 18% 3% 676
Don't know 38% 42% 7% 13% 587

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Views about homosexuality Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 64% 31% 4% 7,867
Should be discouraged 23% 73% 4% 5,728
Neither/both equally 37% 51% 12% 676
Don't know 28% 46% 25% 587

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 76% 18% 6% 7,867
Should be discouraged 6% 90% 4% 5,728
Neither/both equally 20% 45% 35% 676
Don't know 15% 33% 52% 587

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 30% 65% 2% 3% 7,867
Should be discouraged 49% 44% 3% 4% 5,728
Neither/both equally 36% 45% 12% 7% 676
Don't know 37% 43% 4% 16% 587

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by views about homosexuality

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 7,867. 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.
Should be accepted 36% 29% 5% 26% 3% 7,867
Should be discouraged 9% 22% 2% 61% 6% 5,728
Neither/both equally 12% 25% 6% 43% 13% 676
Don't know 10% 26% 8% 39% 16% 587