Views about abortion among adults who meditate once or twice a month

% of adults 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 = 2,884. 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 61% 35% 4% 2,884
2007 56% 38% 6% 2,613

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Views about abortion among adults who meditate once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases 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 53% 44% 3% 613
Evangelical Protestant 43% 53% 3% 546
Historically Black Protestant 63% 31% 5% 162
Mainline Protestant 63% 34% 3% 574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 76% 19% 5% 703

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,766. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 36% 23% 15% 1,766
Illegal in all/most cases 25% 35% 24% 15% 969
Don't know 34% 23% 18% 25% 106

Generational cohort among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,766. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 16% 18% 28% 28% 9% 1% 1,766
Illegal in all/most cases 17% 16% 28% 28% 10% 1% 969
Don't know 19% 22% 17% 23% 16% 4% 106

Gender composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 46% 54% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 48% 52% 977
Don't know 63% 37% 109

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,772. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 66% 11% 5% 14% 4% 1,772
Illegal in all/most cases 59% 11% 4% 23% 3% 972
Don't know 54% 23% 2% 16% 5% 107

Immigrant status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,774. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 15% 12% 73% 1,774
Illegal in all/most cases 21% 8% 72% 965
Don't know 13% 16% 71% 105

Income distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who have a household income of…

Views about abortion Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,620. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 31% 19% 28% 22% 1,620
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 19% 24% 17% 876

Educational distribution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,794. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 31% 34% 20% 15% 1,794
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 31% 14% 7% 974
Don't know 48% 31% 15% 7% 108

Marital status among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,793. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 43% 10% 13% 5% 30% 1,793
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 6% 13% 5% 26% 976
Don't know 31% 7% 10% 11% 41% 109

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,796. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 74% 1,796
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 70% 973
Don't know 25% 75% 109

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say they…

Views about abortion Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 45% 29% 10% < 1% 13% 3% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 70% 23% 3% 1% 2% 1% 977
Don't know 59% 19% 11% 4% 4% 3% 109

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say religion is…

Views about abortion Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 34% 34% 17% 15% < 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 68% 21% 7% 3% < 1% 977
Don't know 43% 30% 11% 11% 5% 109

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who attend religious services…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 21% 42% 37% < 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 39% 15% < 1% 977
Don't know 28% 34% 34% 4% 109

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 35% 21% 12% 32% < 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 21% 7% 10% < 1% 977
Don't know 45% 22% 9% 16% 8% 109

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who attend prayer group…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 11% 11% 9% 69% < 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 21% 11% 38% < 1% 977
Don't know 18% 15% 7% 58% 2% 109

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 48% 27% 12% 12% 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 21% 8% 8% 1% 977
Don't know 60% 19% 5% 15% 1% 109

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 48% 21% 15% 15% 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 23% 15% 20% 1% 977
Don't know 59% 3% 10% 26% 3% 109

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about abortion Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 16% 18% 51% 13% 2% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 8% 34% 7% 1% 977
Don't know 23% 12% 49% 4% 12% 109

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say…

Views about abortion There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 21% 77% 1% < 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 58% 1% 1% 977
Don't know 26% 68% 1% 5% 109

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who read scripture…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 16% 16% 13% 56% < 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 20% 10% 27% < 1% 977
Don't know 21% 23% 20% 34% 1% 109

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say the holy scripture is…

Views about abortion Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 15% 24% 1% 53% 7% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 31% 2% 18% 6% 977
Don't know 22% 12% 8% 32% 26% 109

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 60% 33% 7% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 83% 11% 5% 977
Don't know 65% 19% 16% 109

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 42% 52% 7% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 72% 20% 7% 977
Don't know 50% 30% 20% 109

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 24% 15% 60% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 16% 33% 977
Don't know 28% 31% 41% 109

Political ideology among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 20% 38% 37% 5% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 32% 14% 5% 977
Don't know 27% 30% 29% 14% 109

Views about size of government among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 45% 49% 3% 4% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 43% 3% 1% 977
Don't know 47% 38% 7% 8% 109

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say government aid to the poor…

Views about abortion Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 33% 63% 3% 1% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 44% 3% 1% 977
Don't know 42% 47% 4% 8% 109

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 83% 13% 3% 2% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 43% 4% 3% 977
Don't know 47% 17% 12% 24% 109

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 78% 18% 4% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 37% 55% 8% 977
Don't know 35% 32% 33% 109

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say…

Views about abortion Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 70% 2% 2% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 50% 2% 2% 977
Don't know 36% 54% 5% 5% 109

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate once or twice a month by views about abortion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say humans…

Views about abortion Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,798. 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.
Legal in all/most cases 50% 25% 4% 19% 2% 1,798
Illegal in all/most cases 20% 30% 4% 44% 3% 977
Don't know 31% 18% 16% 20% 15% 109