Belief in God among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who say they…

State 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 = 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 79% 13% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 187
Alaska 47% 24% 7% 1% 15% 5% 147
Arizona 48% 26% 6% < 1% 16% 4% 267
Arkansas 72% 18% 2% < 1% 6% 2% 145
California 44% 23% 10% 1% 19% 3% 1,565
Colorado 46% 22% 10% 1% 16% 5% 229
Connecticut 40% 30% 6% 1% 18% 5% 167
Delaware 54% 26% 9% 1% 10% 1% 148
District of Columbia 41% 23% 11% < 1% 21% 4% 132
Florida 53% 22% 6% 1% 16% 3% 851
Georgia 66% 17% 7% < 1% 9% 1% 384
Hawaii 54% 22% 11% 1% 10% 3% 127
Idaho 50% 23% 6% 1% 16% 5% 129
Illinois 49% 26% 8% 1% 13% 3% 575
Indiana 55% 25% 5% < 1% 13% 3% 310
Iowa 57% 20% 5% 1% 14% 2% 178
Kansas 58% 27% 3% 1% 8% 3% 139
Kentucky 65% 15% 2% < 1% 15% 2% 193
Louisiana 68% 18% 4% 1% 8% 1% 188
Maine 39% 31% 6% < 1% 20% 4% 152
Maryland 56% 21% 4% < 1% 14% 4% 272
Massachusetts 27% 29% 13% 1% 25% 5% 355
Michigan 53% 26% 6% < 1% 13% 2% 454
Minnesota 51% 26% 8% < 1% 12% 4% 264
Mississippi 75% 14% 1% 1% 7% 1% 107
Missouri 65% 21% 5% 1% 7% 2% 302
Montana 66% 17% 5% < 1% 10% 1% 154
Nebraska 63% 21% 5% < 1% 10% 1% 136
Nevada 48% 23% 7% 1% 17% 3% 134
New Hampshire 38% 27% 10% 1% 19% 6% 140
New Jersey 53% 24% 9% < 1% 12% 2% 421
New Mexico 52% 20% 8% < 1% 18% 2% 118
New York 49% 22% 8% 1% 17% 4% 873
North Carolina 63% 19% 3% 1% 13% 2% 386
North Dakota 55% 28% 5% < 1% 9% 3% 181
Ohio 57% 24% 6% < 1% 10% 3% 481
Oklahoma 61% 25% 2% < 1% 9% 2% 147
Oregon 46% 22% 8% < 1% 18% 6% 180
Pennsylvania 52% 23% 7% < 1% 15% 2% 602
Rhode Island 49% 19% 8% < 1% 20% 4% 133
South Carolina 66% 19% 2% 1% 9% 3% 188
South Dakota 63% 23% 5% < 1% 9% 1% 143
Tennessee 74% 16% 6% < 1% 4% < 1% 243
Texas 62% 19% 6% 1% 10% 1% 993
Utah 48% 18% 17% 1% 14% 3% 106
Vermont 28% 28% 8% 1% 26% 9% 164
Virginia 59% 18% 7% < 1% 12% 3% 358
Washington 44% 22% 9% < 1% 22% 3% 322
West Virginia 69% 17% 4% < 1% 7% 3% 143
Wisconsin 49% 26% 7% 1% 14% 3% 319
Wyoming 65% 17% 9% < 1% 8% 1% 140

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