Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by attendance at prayer groups

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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
Sample size = 187. 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 25% 7% 14% 53% < 1% 187
Alaska 11% 2% 8% 79% < 1% 147
Arizona 9% 6% 8% 78% < 1% 267
Arkansas 24% 14% 7% 54% 1% 145
California 11% 6% 7% 75% < 1% 1,565
Colorado 9% 7% 5% 78% < 1% 229
Connecticut 9% 3% 6% 83% < 1% 167
Delaware 13% 8% 7% 71% 1% 148
District of Columbia 15% 7% 3% 75% < 1% 132
Florida 12% 4% 7% 76% 1% 851
Georgia 21% 10% 9% 60% < 1% 384
Hawaii 12% 5% 9% 72% 2% 127
Idaho 13% 5% 4% 77% 2% 129
Illinois 10% 5% 7% 78% < 1% 575
Indiana 16% 9% 10% 65% < 1% 310
Iowa 13% 6% 10% 70% < 1% 178
Kansas 15% 4% 10% 71% < 1% 139
Kentucky 16% 8% 6% 70% < 1% 193
Louisiana 24% 7% 6% 62% < 1% 188
Maine 8% 1% 4% 86% < 1% 152
Maryland 10% 5% 11% 74% < 1% 272
Massachusetts 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 355
Michigan 11% 8% 7% 74% < 1% 454
Minnesota 15% 5% 5% 73% 1% 264
Mississippi 27% 11% 13% 48% < 1% 107
Missouri 15% 6% 6% 73% < 1% 302
Montana 7% 2% 11% 80% < 1% 154
Nebraska 12% 8% 9% 69% 2% 136
Nevada 10% 11% 5% 74% < 1% 134
New Hampshire 7% 4% 5% 83% 1% 140
New Jersey 9% 6% 9% 75% < 1% 421
New Mexico 14% 11% 6% 69% < 1% 118
New York 7% 6% 6% 81% < 1% 873
North Carolina 16% 8% 13% 62% < 1% 386
North Dakota 9% 7% 7% 77% < 1% 181
Ohio 14% 6% 7% 73% < 1% 481
Oklahoma 24% 9% 9% 57% < 1% 147
Oregon 10% 5% 6% 78% 1% 180
Pennsylvania 10% 7% 8% 75% < 1% 602
Rhode Island 9% 1% 3% 87% < 1% 133
South Carolina 20% 9% 8% 63% < 1% 188
South Dakota 7% 6% 7% 80% 1% 143
Tennessee 24% 16% 7% 53% < 1% 243
Texas 18% 11% 6% 65% < 1% 993
Utah 28% 5% 5% 61% 1% 106
Vermont 3% 5% 2% 89% < 1% 164
Virginia 17% 9% 5% 69% < 1% 358
Washington 14% 6% 4% 76% < 1% 322
West Virginia 25% 17% 6% 52% < 1% 143
Wisconsin 8% 6% 8% 77% 2% 319
Wyoming 13% 6% 7% 73% < 1% 140

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