Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 = 147. 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 35% 7% 3% 54% < 1% 147
Arizona 45% 9% 8% 38% < 1% 183
California 43% 8% 5% 42% 1% 855
Colorado 42% 8% 6% 44% < 1% 127
Florida 44% 8% 4% 42% 2% 524
Georgia 47% 11% < 1% 40% 2% 266
Idaho 46% 12% 5% 36% < 1% 106
Illinois 38% 7% 4% 49% 1% 400
Indiana 34% 8% 3% 56% < 1% 186
Iowa 35% 5% 3% 57% < 1% 119
Kansas 31% 9% 6% 52% 1% 105
Kentucky 36% 5% 5% 53% 1% 104
Louisiana 40% 10% 5% 45% 1% 129
Maryland 29% 7% 6% 56% 2% 177
Massachusetts 32% 9% 5% 53% 1% 154
Michigan 28% 9% 5% 58% < 1% 283
Minnesota 27% 8% 4% 61% 1% 161
Missouri 36% 9% 2% 52% 1% 181
Nebraska 37% 10% 1% 52% < 1% 106
New Jersey 35% 9% 5% 51% < 1% 266
New York 36% 10% 4% 49% < 1% 507
North Carolina 44% 6% 3% 45% 1% 262
North Dakota 29% 5% 4% 62% < 1% 122
Ohio 38% 8% 6% 47% 1% 366
Oklahoma 38% 6% 3% 53% < 1% 100
Oregon 40% 7% 5% 47% 1% 108
Pennsylvania 39% 6% 4% 50% 1% 401
South Carolina 40% 7% 7% 45% 1% 127
South Dakota 29% 6% 7% 56% 1% 114
Tennessee 45% 5% 1% 48% 2% 160
Texas 43% 9% 4% 44% 1% 704
Utah 44% 19% 3% 31% 2% 126
Virginia 38% 11% 5% 46% < 1% 231
Washington 45% 7% 3% 44% 1% 186
Wisconsin 24% 10% 9% 56% 1% 180

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never