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

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 43% 5% 3% 47% 1% 262
Alaska 39% 6% 6% 47% 2% 135
Arizona 41% 8% 5% 42% 3% 325
Arkansas 41% 4% 2% 51% 2% 155
California 40% 8% 4% 46% 2% 1,423
Colorado 35% 10% 3% 51% 2% 227
Connecticut 40% 14% 2% 42% 1% 147
Delaware 29% 10% 4% 53% 4% 121
Florida 39% 8% 3% 48% 1% 953
Georgia 44% 7% 2% 44% 3% 460
Hawaii 36% 9% 6% 46% 3% 123
Idaho 40% 10% 4% 46% 1% 150
Illinois 40% 7% 5% 46% 2% 566
Indiana 34% 8% 3% 55% 1% 343
Iowa 35% 6% 4% 54% < 1% 158
Kansas 35% 12% 6% 46% 1% 154
Kentucky 39% 4% 7% 49% 1% 216
Louisiana 42% 4% 4% 49% 1% 235
Maine 32% 10% 2% 56% 1% 125
Maryland 35% 8% 4% 49% 4% 254
Massachusetts 28% 10% 4% 57% 1% 248
Michigan 33% 5% 3% 58% 1% 425
Minnesota 33% 6% 3% 58% < 1% 231
Mississippi 45% 8% 2% 42% 3% 157
Missouri 35% 8% 3% 52% 2% 312
Montana 28% 8% 1% 59% 4% 171
Nebraska 40% 8% 2% 47% 3% 156
Nevada 42% 9% 4% 42% 3% 143
New Hampshire 33% 12% 4% 51% < 1% 108
New Jersey 32% 10% 4% 52% 2% 362
New Mexico 47% 9% 2% 41% 2% 131
New York 37% 7% 6% 49% 1% 748
North Carolina 46% 8% 3% 40% 3% 451
North Dakota 26% 8% 2% 64% < 1% 179
Ohio 38% 8% 3% 50% 2% 526
Oklahoma 43% 5% 2% 48% 2% 190
Oregon 36% 8% 4% 49% 3% 158
Pennsylvania 36% 7% 5% 51% 1% 640
Rhode Island 44% 8% 1% 46% 1% 116
South Carolina 46% 3% 2% 47% 2% 227
South Dakota 32% 6% 7% 55% < 1% 164
Tennessee 44% 7% 3% 42% 4% 339
Texas 43% 7% 4% 44% 2% 1,231
Utah 51% 16% 2% 29% 3% 164
Virginia 37% 11% 6% 44% 3% 412
Washington 43% 5% 3% 46% 2% 276
West Virginia 40% 4% 3% 52% 1% 144
Wisconsin 26% 9% 7% 57% 1% 299
Wyoming 40% 6% 2% 51% 1% 195

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