Frequency of meditation by state (2014) Switch to: State by frequency of meditation

% of adults who meditate…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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 47% 7% 4% 42% 1% 511
Alaska 36% 9% 7% 48% 1% 310
Arizona 42% 8% 4% 44% 2% 653
Arkansas 38% 6% 4% 49% 2% 311
California 41% 9% 5% 43% 2% 3,697
Colorado 39% 10% 4% 45% 2% 504
Connecticut 38% 13% 5% 42% 1% 377
Delaware 35% 8% 4% 51% 3% 301
District of Columbia 41% 6% 5% 47% 1% 303
Florida 42% 9% 3% 44% 2% 2,020
Georgia 45% 9% 3% 40% 3% 968
Hawaii 41% 9% 7% 42% 1% 312
Idaho 41% 10% 6% 43% 1% 320
Illinois 41% 8% 5% 45% 1% 1,326
Indiana 35% 8% 3% 52% 1% 654
Iowa 34% 6% 3% 56% 1% 330
Kansas 37% 9% 5% 49% 1% 307
Kentucky 38% 8% 4% 48% 1% 439
Louisiana 45% 6% 4% 44% 1% 465
Maine 34% 9% 5% 51% 1% 303
Maryland 38% 9% 4% 47% 2% 644
Massachusetts 31% 10% 6% 53% 1% 704
Michigan 37% 7% 4% 50% 1% 982
Minnesota 34% 9% 4% 53% 1% 563
Mississippi 49% 9% 2% 36% 4% 309
Missouri 37% 9% 3% 50% 1% 642
Montana 31% 10% 5% 52% 2% 312
Nebraska 37% 9% 4% 48% 2% 312
Nevada 41% 10% 6% 42% 2% 314
New Hampshire 31% 11% 5% 51% 2% 303
New Jersey 37% 9% 4% 48% 2% 886
New Mexico 45% 13% 2% 39% 1% 312
New York 39% 9% 5% 45% 2% 1,966
North Carolina 45% 8% 3% 42% 2% 1,022
North Dakota 31% 6% 3% 59% 1% 338
Ohio 39% 8% 4% 47% 2% 1,132
Oklahoma 48% 5% 3% 42% 1% 391
Oregon 39% 9% 5% 45% 2% 419
Pennsylvania 38% 8% 5% 48% 1% 1,366
Rhode Island 44% 9% 4% 42% 1% 305
South Carolina 47% 6% 4% 41% 3% 495
South Dakota 35% 11% 5% 49% 1% 305
Tennessee 45% 7% 3% 43% 3% 661
Texas 46% 8% 4% 40% 2% 2,535
Utah 47% 16% 2% 33% 2% 315
Vermont 29% 8% 5% 57% 1% 306
Virginia 41% 11% 6% 41% 2% 882
Washington 39% 8% 4% 48% 1% 714
West Virginia 36% 7% 5% 50% 3% 309
Wisconsin 28% 8% 7% 55% 1% 600
Wyoming 42% 7% 2% 48% 1% 316

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