Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by frequency of meditation (2014) Switch to: Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 11,764. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 49% 5% 2% 11,764
Once or twice a month 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,551
Several times a year 47% 46% 5% 2% 632
Seldom/never 50% 45% 4% 2% 6,625
Don't know 50% 40% 4% 6% 383

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