Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who meditate at least once a week by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say religion is…

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Alabama 88% 6% 4% 2% < 1% 264
Alaska 60% 18% 13% 9% < 1% 111
Arizona 73% 12% 7% 6% 1% 302
Arkansas 75% 18% 2% 4% < 1% 130
California 66% 18% 8% 8% 1% 1,559
Colorado 64% 23% 5% 8% < 1% 199
Connecticut 64% 17% 8% 11% < 1% 140
Delaware 70% 22% 5% 3% < 1% 111
District of Columbia 75% 13% 6% 6% 1% 129
Florida 68% 18% 6% 6% 1% 897
Georgia 76% 15% 4% 4% 1% 452
Hawaii 55% 31% 6% 6% 2% 140
Idaho 66% 25% 5% 4% < 1% 141
Illinois 67% 18% 7% 8% 1% 573
Indiana 68% 19% 7% 6% < 1% 266
Iowa 80% 13% 5% 3% < 1% 114
Kansas 68% 21% 4% 6% 2% 121
Kentucky 78% 16% 3% 3% < 1% 185
Louisiana 83% 11% 2% 4% 1% 221
Maine 46% 29% 10% 13% 1% 105
Maryland 67% 20% 4% 8% 2% 271
Massachusetts 52% 27% 8% 11% 1% 234
Michigan 67% 17% 8% 6% 2% 400
Minnesota 64% 21% 7% 5% 2% 221
Mississippi 84% 11% 2% 3% < 1% 158
Missouri 67% 19% 6% 6% 1% 251
Montana 65% 12% 8% 13% 3% 107
Nebraska 75% 14% 5% 4% 3% 128
Nevada 57% 23% 5% 15% 1% 130
New Hampshire 56% 16% 18% 10% < 1% 107
New Jersey 67% 22% 5% 6% < 1% 333
New Mexico 73% 15% 2% 9% 2% 144
New York 61% 19% 8% 10% 2% 778
North Carolina 78% 14% 4% 3% 1% 497
North Dakota 68% 16% 8% 8% 2% 114
Ohio 75% 13% 3% 8% 1% 487
Oklahoma 77% 14% 2% 7% < 1% 204
Oregon 66% 18% 6% 9% 1% 168
Pennsylvania 70% 16% 6% 7% 1% 567
Rhode Island 71% 14% 5% 10% < 1% 133
South Carolina 85% 10% 3% 2% < 1% 252
South Dakota 70% 14% 5% 10% 1% 118
Tennessee 82% 10% 2% 4% 1% 334
Texas 77% 15% 4% 4% < 1% 1,204
Utah 76% 11% 3% 6% 4% 149
Virginia 72% 18% 5% 5% < 1% 364
Washington 62% 19% 7% 10% 1% 297
West Virginia 87% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 121
Wisconsin 67% 20% 5% 6% 2% 190
Wyoming 63% 18% 11% 8% < 1% 140

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