Frequency of meditation among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm 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 68% 7% 6% 19% < 1% 195
Catholic 43% 10% 5% 41% 1% 3,406
Evangelical Protestant 51% 7% 3% 38% 2% 3,065
Hindu 32% 11% 8% 48% < 1% 114
Historically Black Protestant 54% 9% 4% 31% 1% 1,285
Jehovah's Witness 79% 3% 1% 14% 3% 142
Jewish 28% 7% 6% 57% 2% 567
Mainline Protestant 37% 11% 5% 45% 1% 2,890
Mormon 52% 14% 1% 33% < 1% 209
Muslim 39% 9% 6% 39% 6% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 11% 5% 57% 1% 4,566

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