Frequency of meditation by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition by frequency of meditation

% of adults who meditate…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 66% 6% 7% 19% 1% 264
Catholic 40% 9% 5% 45% 1% 7,202
Evangelical Protestant 49% 7% 3% 40% 2% 8,593
Hindu 33% 8% 7% 51% < 1% 199
Historically Black Protestant 55% 8% 4% 31% 2% 1,916
Jehovah's Witness 77% 2% 2% 15% 4% 245
Jewish 28% 8% 6% 56% 2% 847
Mainline Protestant 36% 10% 5% 48% 2% 6,083
Mormon 60% 10% 1% 28% 1% 664
Muslim 35% 8% 7% 41% 8% 237
Orthodox Christian 35% 5% 5% 53% 1% 186
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 10% 5% 58% 1% 7,556

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