DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 561. 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 40% 39% 15% 6% 561
2007 35% 37% 23% 6% 256

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 561. 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 25% 27% 27% 17% 4% < 1% 561
2007 < 1% 28% 31% 31% 8% 1% 256

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 52% 48% 567
2007 59% 41% 257

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 557. 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 74% 4% 7% 10% 4% 557
2007 88% 3% 3% 6% 1% 255

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 557. 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 12% 14% 74% 557
2007 10% 8% 82% 256

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 531. 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 28% 17% 29% 26% 531
2007 20% 22% 32% 25% 232

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 23% 42% 22% 13% 567

Marital status among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 566. 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 36% 12% 12% 2% 37% 566
2007 44% 12% 9% 2% 33% 257

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 566. 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 24% 76% 566
2007 30% 70% 256

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say they…

Survey year 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 = 567. 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 15% 29% 15% < 1% 35% 6% 567
2007 23% 28% 13% 1% 25% 11% 257

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 5% 20% 33% 40% 1% 567
2007 7% 23% 33% 37% < 1% 257

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 2% 25% 73% < 1% 567
2007 1% 26% 73% < 1% 257

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 7% 10% 12% 70% < 1% 567
2007 9% 11% 17% 62% 1% 257

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

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 = 567. 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 1% 4% 3% 92% < 1% 567
2007 3% 2% 3% 92% 1% 257

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

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 = 567. 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 44% 25% 10% 21% 1% 567
2007 36% 24% 14% 25% 2% 257

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 60% 18% 12% 10% < 1% 567
2007 53% 20% 15% 13% < 1% 257

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 1% 28% 52% 18% 1% 567
2007 2% 23% 64% 10% 1% 257

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say…

Survey year 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 = 567. 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 15% 83% 1% < 1% 567

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who read scripture…

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 = 567. 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 4% 4% 8% 85% < 1% 567
2007 2% 5% 8% 85% < 1% 257

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 23% 69% 8% 567
2007 22% 65% 13% 257

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 15% 78% 8% 567
2007 15% 76% 8% 257

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 22% 16% 62% 567
2007 14% 14% 72% 257

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 10% 36% 49% 6% 567
2007 13% 31% 52% 4% 257

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 49% 46% 3% 3% 567
2007 36% 50% 7% 7% 257

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 29% 66% 4% 1% 567

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 82% 15% 3% 567
2007 84% 12% 4% 257

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 93% 4% 2% 1% 567
2007 87% 8% 4% 1% 257

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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 90% 6% 4% 567

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say…

Survey year 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 = 567. 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 19% 77% 3% 1% 567
2007 15% 81% 2% 1% 257

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate once or twice a month who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 567. 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 76% 13% 4% 7% < 1% 567