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

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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 51% 7% 5% 37% < 1% 214
Alaska 33% 11% 7% 48% 1% 150
Arizona 41% 8% 3% 47% 1% 287
Arkansas 37% 8% 7% 48% < 1% 138
California 41% 11% 5% 42% 2% 2,042
Colorado 44% 11% 5% 39% < 1% 250
Connecticut 38% 13% 7% 41% 1% 210
Delaware 41% 6% 5% 47% 1% 160
District of Columbia 43% 6% 5% 45% 1% 227
Florida 45% 9% 2% 41% 2% 952
Georgia 46% 11% 5% 37% 1% 449
Hawaii 48% 8% 3% 41% < 1% 171
Idaho 41% 9% 8% 40% 1% 148
Illinois 40% 8% 5% 46% < 1% 687
Indiana 37% 7% 5% 50% 1% 269
Iowa 33% 5% 3% 58% 1% 156
Kansas 36% 7% 4% 53% 1% 136
Kentucky 36% 14% 1% 48% 1% 183
Louisiana 48% 10% 3% 37% 1% 197
Maine 37% 9% 7% 46% 1% 160
Maryland 38% 10% 5% 45% 1% 357
Massachusetts 33% 9% 6% 51% 1% 419
Michigan 40% 9% 5% 45% 1% 494
Minnesota 33% 11% 5% 50% 1% 303
Mississippi 52% 13% 1% 29% 5% 132
Missouri 41% 8% 3% 47% 1% 300
Montana 31% 14% 9% 46% < 1% 130
Nebraska 34% 10% 7% 48% 1% 146
Nevada 39% 11% 8% 41% 2% 155
New Hampshire 27% 12% 6% 53% 1% 175
New Jersey 41% 9% 4% 45% 1% 470
New Mexico 43% 18% 1% 38% < 1% 161
New York 40% 10% 5% 43% 2% 1,083
North Carolina 43% 9% 4% 44% 1% 509
North Dakota 37% 4% 5% 52% 2% 137
Ohio 38% 9% 5% 46% 2% 543
Oklahoma 53% 7% 3% 37% < 1% 174
Oregon 40% 10% 4% 44% 2% 242
Pennsylvania 37% 10% 5% 47% 1% 631
Rhode Island 45% 10% 4% 40% 1% 173
South Carolina 45% 9% 5% 39% 3% 234
South Dakota 39% 16% 2% 41% 1% 129
Tennessee 45% 6% 3% 45% 1% 282
Texas 48% 8% 4% 38% 1% 1,137
Utah 43% 16% 1% 38% 1% 141
Vermont 28% 9% 5% 57% < 1% 189
Virginia 45% 10% 7% 36% 1% 412
Washington 36% 11% 4% 49% 1% 400
West Virginia 30% 11% 7% 48% 4% 145
Wisconsin 28% 8% 6% 57% 1% 275

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