Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should 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
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Alabama 55% 7% 3% 34% 1% 245
Arizona 56% 5% 2% 33% 3% 172
Arkansas 47% 5% 5% 41% 2% 135
California 56% 8% 3% 30% 4% 822
Colorado 56% 11% 3% 29% 2% 106
Florida 55% 6% 2% 35% 2% 562
Georgia 54% 8% 1% 36% 2% 379
Illinois 54% 6% 6% 32% 2% 320
Indiana 41% 8% 4% 45% 2% 234
Kentucky 48% 7% 5% 39% 1% 183
Louisiana 56% 3% 2% 38% 1% 186
Maryland 54% 10% 1% 34% 1% 154
Michigan 53% 7% 2% 36% 2% 278
Minnesota 51% 5% 2% 40% 1% 126
Mississippi 56% 9% 1% 32% 2% 169
Missouri 46% 8% 3% 41% 2% 186
New Jersey 53% 7% 2% 36% 1% 171
New York 54% 5% 3% 33% 5% 400
North Carolina 56% 7% 3% 32% 2% 352
Ohio 46% 9% 2% 41% 2% 336
Oklahoma 57% 5% 1% 36% 1% 152
Pennsylvania 49% 9% 3% 36% 2% 368
South Carolina 58% 4% 3% 32% 4% 230
Tennessee 51% 7% 3% 38% 2% 297
Texas 56% 5% 3% 33% 3% 935
Virginia 50% 8% 6% 33% 3% 262
Washington 55% 5% 2% 33% 4% 145
West Virginia 44% 4% 7% 43% 3% 134
Wisconsin 42% 3% 8% 45% 2% 158

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