Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say…

State 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 = 187. 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.
Alabama 36% 62% 1% 1% 187
Alaska 34% 62% 2% 2% 147
Arizona 32% 64% 2% 2% 267
Arkansas 40% 58% 2% < 1% 145
California 26% 71% 2% 1% 1,565
Colorado 33% 64% 2% < 1% 229
Connecticut 31% 67% 2% < 1% 167
Delaware 28% 70% < 1% 2% 148
District of Columbia 22% 73% 3% 2% 132
Florida 31% 67% 1% 1% 851
Georgia 35% 63% 1% 1% 384
Hawaii 22% 76% < 1% 1% 127
Idaho 45% 54% 1% < 1% 129
Illinois 24% 75% 1% < 1% 575
Indiana 32% 67% 1% 1% 310
Iowa 28% 71% 1% < 1% 178
Kansas 39% 61% < 1% < 1% 139
Kentucky 33% 63% 3% 2% 193
Louisiana 36% 62% < 1% 2% 188
Maine 27% 68% 4% 1% 152
Maryland 32% 66% 2% 1% 272
Massachusetts 22% 75% 2% 2% 355
Michigan 35% 64% 1% 1% 454
Minnesota 30% 69% 1% < 1% 264
Mississippi 37% 61% 1% 2% 107
Missouri 30% 69% 1% < 1% 302
Montana 43% 56% 1% < 1% 154
Nebraska 39% 61% < 1% < 1% 136
Nevada 28% 70% 1% 1% 134
New Hampshire 30% 69% 1% < 1% 140
New Jersey 26% 73% 1% 1% 421
New Mexico 31% 67% 1% 1% 118
New York 25% 73% 1% < 1% 873
North Carolina 32% 66% 1% 1% 386
North Dakota 33% 67% < 1% < 1% 181
Ohio 33% 66% 1% < 1% 481
Oklahoma 32% 67% < 1% 1% 147
Oregon 28% 71% < 1% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 33% 67% 1% < 1% 602
Rhode Island 31% 65% 1% 3% 133
South Carolina 35% 63% 1% 1% 188
South Dakota 36% 62% 2% < 1% 143
Tennessee 40% 58% 2% < 1% 243
Texas 33% 64% 2% 1% 993
Utah 29% 69% 2% 1% 106
Vermont 24% 75% < 1% 1% 164
Virginia 33% 66% 1% < 1% 358
Washington 29% 70% 1% < 1% 322
West Virginia 37% 59% 2% 1% 143
Wisconsin 28% 71% 1% < 1% 319
Wyoming 37% 60% 1% 1% 140

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