Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,172. 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 68% 25% 4% 3% 15,172
2007 56% 34% 5% 5% 15,447

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Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never meditate by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally 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 75% 19% 4% 3% 3,119
Evangelical Protestant 42% 50% 4% 4% 3,202
Historically Black Protestant 64% 28% 6% 3% 538
Jewish 82% 16% 1% 1% 487
Mainline Protestant 69% 24% 5% 2% 2,679
Mormon 46% 48% 4% 2% 175
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 83% 11% 3% 2% 4,330

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,244. 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 32% 35% 22% 11% 10,244
Should be discouraged 18% 36% 30% 16% 3,764
Neither/both equally 19% 41% 26% 14% 505
Don't know 14% 39% 29% 18% 390

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,244. 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 21% 18% 27% 26% 6% 1% 10,244
Should be discouraged 11% 13% 30% 35% 10% 1% 3,764
Neither/both equally 9% 18% 33% 31% 8% 1% 505
Don't know 6% 12% 35% 34% 12% 2% 390

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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 48% 52% 10,396
Should be discouraged 59% 41% 3,838
Neither/both equally 58% 42% 525
Don't know 52% 48% 413

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,301. 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 72% 8% 4% 12% 3% 10,301
Should be discouraged 75% 9% 3% 9% 4% 3,794
Neither/both equally 72% 11% 3% 11% 3% 508
Don't know 69% 9% 4% 11% 8% 395

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,283. 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% 12% 76% 10,283
Should be discouraged 9% 7% 84% 3,785
Neither/both equally 10% 10% 80% 509
Don't know 13% 12% 75% 399

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 9,248. 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% 20% 28% 22% 9,248
Should be discouraged 31% 22% 29% 18% 3,332
Neither/both equally 29% 21% 31% 19% 435
Don't know 39% 23% 22% 16% 304

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,355. 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% 32% 18% 11% 10,355
Should be discouraged 49% 31% 14% 6% 3,812
Neither/both equally 43% 35% 14% 9% 519
Don't know 55% 29% 11% 5% 408

Marital status among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,368. 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 44% 9% 10% 4% 32% 10,368
Should be discouraged 57% 4% 12% 5% 21% 3,828
Neither/both equally 51% 8% 13% 6% 22% 521
Don't know 54% 5% 14% 6% 20% 405

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,366. 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% 70% 10,366
Should be discouraged 33% 67% 3,823
Neither/both equally 29% 71% 520
Don't know 33% 67% 409

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 44% 26% 8% 1% 18% 3% 10,396
Should be discouraged 78% 13% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 66% 19% 4% 2% 6% 3% 525
Don't know 67% 15% 6% 2% 6% 4% 413

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 29% 33% 18% 19% < 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 65% 23% 7% 5% < 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 52% 31% 8% 9% 1% 525
Don't know 51% 26% 11% 8% 3% 413

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 16% 38% 46% < 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 43% 32% 24% < 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 27% 38% 34% 1% 525
Don't know 30% 33% 34% 3% 413

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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 31% 18% 8% 42% < 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 61% 16% 6% 16% 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 51% 15% 6% 25% 2% 525
Don't know 49% 19% 5% 23% 4% 413

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 7% 6% 6% 80% < 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 28% 10% 9% 52% < 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 16% 7% 10% 66% 1% 525
Don't know 19% 5% 8% 67% 2% 413

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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% 18% 14% 29% 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 56% 14% 9% 20% 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 51% 16% 9% 21% 4% 525
Don't know 48% 10% 13% 26% 4% 413

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 34% 18% 16% 32% 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 34% 15% 14% 37% 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 31% 13% 16% 38% 2% 525
Don't know 35% 11% 11% 39% 3% 413

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 16% 13% 57% 13% 2% 10,396
Should be discouraged 47% 4% 42% 5% 2% 3,838
Neither/both equally 31% 8% 50% 5% 6% 525
Don't know 33% 4% 52% 5% 7% 413

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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% 74% 1% < 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 47% 51% 1% 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 34% 58% 6% 2% 525
Don't know 32% 60% 4% 4% 413

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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% 9% 8% 71% < 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 41% 11% 9% 39% 1% 3,838
Neither/both equally 24% 11% 9% 55% 2% 525
Don't know 27% 9% 7% 54% 3% 413

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 15% 28% 1% 50% 7% 10,396
Should be discouraged 46% 30% 3% 15% 5% 3,838
Neither/both equally 27% 29% 6% 23% 16% 525
Don't know 32% 23% 8% 24% 13% 413

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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 63% 30% 7% 10,396
Should be discouraged 83% 11% 6% 3,838
Neither/both equally 76% 13% 11% 525
Don't know 72% 15% 13% 413

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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 48% 45% 7% 10,396
Should be discouraged 75% 18% 7% 3,838
Neither/both equally 58% 27% 15% 525
Don't know 60% 26% 14% 413

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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 31% 18% 51% 10,396
Should be discouraged 58% 16% 27% 3,838
Neither/both equally 45% 27% 27% 525
Don't know 41% 30% 29% 413

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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% 39% 30% 6% 10,396
Should be discouraged 58% 25% 11% 6% 3,838
Neither/both equally 47% 28% 12% 14% 525
Don't know 42% 28% 14% 16% 413

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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 48% 47% 3% 3% 10,396
Should be discouraged 67% 29% 2% 2% 3,838
Neither/both equally 63% 24% 7% 6% 525
Don't know 52% 30% 6% 12% 413

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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% 54% 3% 1% 10,396
Should be discouraged 61% 34% 3% 2% 3,838
Neither/both equally 57% 29% 11% 4% 525
Don't know 45% 39% 6% 10% 413

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 70% 28% 2% 10,396
Should be discouraged 32% 64% 3% 3,838
Neither/both equally 37% 49% 14% 525
Don't know 37% 46% 17% 413

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,396. 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 83% 13% 5% 10,396
Should be discouraged 10% 87% 4% 3,838
Neither/both equally 26% 37% 38% 525
Don't know 21% 35% 44% 413

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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 31% 65% 2% 2% 10,396
Should be discouraged 55% 40% 2% 2% 3,838
Neither/both equally 46% 41% 7% 5% 525
Don't know 44% 39% 5% 12% 413

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about homosexuality

% of adults who seldom or never meditate 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 = 10,396. 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% 24% 3% 20% 2% 10,396
Should be discouraged 16% 23% 3% 54% 5% 3,838
Neither/both equally 20% 29% 9% 32% 10% 525
Don't know 21% 21% 10% 32% 15% 413