Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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 55% 17% 8% 18% 2% 187
Alaska 41% 21% 12% 25% 2% 147
Arizona 43% 14% 11% 32% 1% 267
Arkansas 54% 13% 11% 20% 2% 145
California 40% 17% 13% 28% 1% 1,565
Colorado 43% 13% 17% 26% 1% 229
Connecticut 35% 16% 16% 30% 3% 167
Delaware 39% 20% 15% 23% 3% 148
District of Columbia 39% 17% 18% 24% 2% 132
Florida 46% 15% 12% 26% 2% 851
Georgia 51% 16% 13% 17% 2% 384
Hawaii 41% 16% 9% 32% 2% 127
Idaho 50% 13% 11% 27% < 1% 129
Illinois 39% 19% 11% 30% 1% 575
Indiana 41% 20% 10% 28% 1% 310
Iowa 37% 18% 17% 26% 2% 178
Kansas 43% 19% 19% 19% < 1% 139
Kentucky 47% 18% 7% 26% 2% 193
Louisiana 53% 15% 6% 25% 2% 188
Maine 33% 12% 11% 40% 5% 152
Maryland 35% 25% 15% 24% 1% 272
Massachusetts 33% 16% 13% 37% 2% 355
Michigan 44% 18% 12% 25% 1% 454
Minnesota 43% 19% 11% 25% 2% 264
Mississippi 57% 15% 8% 19% 1% 107
Missouri 51% 13% 10% 25% 2% 302
Montana 42% 21% 13% 21% 2% 154
Nebraska 46% 16% 8% 27% 2% 136
Nevada 46% 14% 12% 27% < 1% 134
New Hampshire 30% 21% 12% 37% 1% 140
New Jersey 43% 17% 13% 26% 1% 421
New Mexico 48% 21% 9% 22% 1% 118
New York 37% 16% 12% 33% 2% 873
North Carolina 52% 15% 12% 19% 1% 386
North Dakota 41% 17% 15% 28% < 1% 181
Ohio 40% 17% 17% 26% 1% 481
Oklahoma 48% 16% 8% 27% 1% 147
Oregon 39% 18% 10% 31% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 40% 17% 15% 27% 1% 602
Rhode Island 39% 20% 13% 28% 1% 133
South Carolina 50% 16% 13% 20% 1% 188
South Dakota 51% 17% 11% 21% 1% 143
Tennessee 62% 15% 5% 16% 2% 243
Texas 49% 15% 12% 22% 2% 993
Utah 49% 14% 13% 22% 2% 106
Vermont 31% 15% 16% 37% 1% 164
Virginia 46% 18% 11% 23% 2% 358
Washington 39% 15% 15% 30% 1% 322
West Virginia 60% 15% 4% 18% 2% 143
Wisconsin 39% 21% 12% 28% 1% 319
Wyoming 45% 10% 9% 35% 1% 140

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