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Survey: SHOH26

Question:
Which one of these reasons best describes why you are a vegetarian? I refrain from eating meat for religious, spiritual or ethical reasons; I refrain from eating meat for health reasons; I refrain from eating meat because I don't want to harm animals; I refrain from eating meat because I don't like the taste or I refrain from eating meat for some other reason?

Answers: ( respondents)
For Religious, Spiritual or Ethical Reasons 11%
For Health Reasons 45%
Don't Want to Harm Animals 16%
Don't Like the Taste 12%
For Other Reasons (Specify) 16%

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NOTE: The number of respondents to an individual question may vary from the number of respondents to the entire survey, as some items are restricted based on previous answers. The poll has an overall 4 percentage point margin of error, although the margin increases when examining attitudes among smaller groups within the survey. The margin for women only, for example, is 6 percent.