Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by importance of religion

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Alabama 68% 18% 6% 8% < 1% 187
Alaska 32% 32% 13% 22% 1% 147
Arizona 34% 30% 18% 18% < 1% 267
Arkansas 65% 16% 10% 7% 2% 145
California 31% 32% 17% 20% < 1% 1,565
Colorado 34% 31% 17% 18% < 1% 229
Connecticut 27% 32% 24% 16% < 1% 167
Delaware 32% 40% 12% 13% 2% 148
District of Columbia 28% 31% 19% 22% < 1% 132
Florida 39% 29% 15% 17% 1% 851
Georgia 55% 25% 10% 10% < 1% 384
Hawaii 34% 34% 19% 14% < 1% 127
Idaho 37% 25% 17% 21% < 1% 129
Illinois 36% 33% 19% 13% < 1% 575
Indiana 40% 32% 15% 13% < 1% 310
Iowa 39% 35% 15% 11% < 1% 178
Kansas 37% 35% 22% 6% < 1% 139
Kentucky 52% 26% 10% 11% < 1% 193
Louisiana 61% 26% 5% 8% < 1% 188
Maine 26% 29% 17% 27% < 1% 152
Maryland 37% 30% 17% 15% < 1% 272
Massachusetts 20% 30% 22% 26% 1% 355
Michigan 36% 32% 15% 16% 1% 454
Minnesota 36% 31% 16% 17% < 1% 264
Mississippi 64% 22% 9% 4% 1% 107
Missouri 47% 32% 12% 8% < 1% 302
Montana 35% 34% 13% 18% < 1% 154
Nebraska 44% 29% 15% 12% < 1% 136
Nevada 32% 33% 14% 21% 1% 134
New Hampshire 24% 34% 25% 16% < 1% 140
New Jersey 39% 33% 15% 12% 1% 421
New Mexico 44% 26% 9% 21% 1% 118
New York 33% 34% 15% 19% < 1% 873
North Carolina 47% 28% 12% 11% 1% 386
North Dakota 41% 28% 20% 11% < 1% 181
Ohio 42% 31% 14% 12% < 1% 481
Oklahoma 51% 33% 5% 10% 1% 147
Oregon 28% 30% 18% 22% 2% 180
Pennsylvania 38% 31% 14% 16% < 1% 602
Rhode Island 29% 34% 14% 23% < 1% 133
South Carolina 56% 23% 10% 9% 2% 188
South Dakota 47% 33% 11% 10% < 1% 143
Tennessee 61% 24% 8% 7% < 1% 243
Texas 49% 30% 9% 12% < 1% 993
Utah 38% 20% 25% 17% < 1% 106
Vermont 21% 26% 25% 28% 1% 164
Virginia 49% 24% 13% 12% 1% 358
Washington 29% 26% 22% 23% < 1% 322
West Virginia 50% 28% 12% 9% 1% 143
Wisconsin 32% 37% 17% 14% < 1% 319
Wyoming 40% 37% 14% 8% < 1% 140

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