Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by frequency of meditation

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services 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 48% 6% 3% 42% 1% 314
Alaska 38% 10% 5% 45% 2% 183
Arizona 44% 6% 5% 43% 3% 410
Arkansas 38% 3% 2% 55% 3% 172
California 38% 10% 4% 46% 2% 1,784
Colorado 38% 9% 4% 48% 1% 278
Connecticut 42% 11% 3% 43% 1% 196
Delaware 29% 9% 6% 53% 4% 146
Florida 40% 8% 4% 47% 2% 1,035
Georgia 45% 7% 3% 42% 2% 528
Hawaii 42% 6% 8% 43% 1% 160
Idaho 42% 7% 5% 46% 1% 209
Illinois 42% 7% 6% 44% 1% 721
Indiana 34% 8% 4% 53% 1% 383
Iowa 42% 6% 5% 46% 1% 201
Kansas 42% 9% 4% 43% 1% 204
Kentucky 42% 5% 5% 48% 1% 245
Louisiana 41% 5% 3% 49% 1% 262
Maine 35% 8% 3% 53% 1% 180
Maryland 36% 7% 4% 51% 1% 298
Massachusetts 29% 9% 7% 55% 1% 325
Michigan 36% 5% 3% 55% 1% 545
Minnesota 32% 7% 4% 56% 1% 331
Mississippi 47% 9% 2% 37% 4% 178
Missouri 39% 8% 3% 49% 2% 402
Montana 35% 8% 4% 50% 3% 215
Nebraska 39% 7% 4% 50% 1% 202
Nevada 41% 6% 5% 44% 4% 194
New Hampshire 29% 13% 4% 54% < 1% 180
New Jersey 34% 9% 4% 53% 1% 437
New Mexico 48% 11% 2% 37% 2% 153
New York 37% 9% 6% 47% 1% 882
North Carolina 46% 8% 3% 41% 2% 559
North Dakota 30% 8% 3% 59% 1% 233
Ohio 40% 8% 3% 48% 2% 682
Oklahoma 49% 5% 2% 42% 2% 240
Oregon 39% 7% 5% 47% 2% 228
Pennsylvania 39% 8% 4% 47% 1% 793
Rhode Island 51% 6% 5% 37% 1% 155
South Carolina 42% 4% 4% 47% 4% 271
South Dakota 34% 11% 6% 47% 1% 212
Tennessee 43% 7% 2% 44% 3% 407
Texas 42% 7% 3% 45% 2% 1,330
Utah 50% 17% 2% 29% 2% 222
Vermont 31% 10% 6% 50% 2% 143
Virginia 39% 9% 6% 43% 2% 516
Washington 40% 7% 3% 48% 2% 386
West Virginia 40% 6% 4% 49% 1% 188
Wisconsin 30% 9% 5% 54% 1% 369
Wyoming 44% 6% 2% 48% < 1% 230

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