Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by race/ethnicity

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 75% 21% < 1% 1% 2% 187
Alaska 69% 3% 2% 4% 22% 145
Arizona 62% 4% 4% 23% 7% 264
Arkansas 85% 6% 1% 5% 3% 145
California 47% 5% 16% 29% 3% 1,542
Colorado 79% 3% 1% 15% 2% 226
Connecticut 77% 12% 4% 7% 1% 166
Delaware 72% 20% 1% 6% 1% 144
District of Columbia 50% 32% 5% 10% 3% 131
Florida 71% 11% 1% 15% 3% 838
Georgia 66% 24% 1% 5% 3% 382
Hawaii 29% 3% 44% 8% 17% 126
Idaho 90% 3% < 1% 6% < 1% 127
Illinois 74% 10% 4% 10% 2% 568
Indiana 85% 8% < 1% 3% 3% 309
Iowa 90% 3% 1% 4% 3% 178
Kansas 82% 5% 3% 6% 3% 139
Kentucky 92% 4% < 1% 2% 2% 193
Louisiana 69% 23% 1% 4% 3% 187
Maine 97% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 152
Maryland 66% 23% 3% 4% 4% 268
Massachusetts 84% 3% 3% 6% 4% 346
Michigan 84% 7% 1% 4% 4% 449
Minnesota 84% 3% 2% 3% 7% 259
Mississippi 70% 29% < 1% 1% 1% 106
Missouri 87% 8% 1% 1% 2% 301
Montana 92% < 1% < 1% 3% 5% 152
Nebraska 84% 4% 2% 7% 3% 134
Nevada 56% 8% 3% 25% 7% 133
New Hampshire 97% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 137
New Jersey 71% 8% 6% 12% 3% 415
New Mexico 49% 2% < 1% 39% 10% 118
New York 70% 10% 4% 11% 4% 864
North Carolina 77% 16% 1% 5% 2% 381
North Dakota 90% < 1% 1% 2% 7% 179
Ohio 87% 8% 2% 2% 1% 475
Oklahoma 75% 6% < 1% 4% 16% 145
Oregon 83% < 1% 2% 9% 6% 176
Pennsylvania 85% 6% 3% 5% 1% 598
Rhode Island 91% 4% 1% 3% 1% 132
South Carolina 81% 17% < 1% 1% 1% 188
South Dakota 90% < 1% < 1% 3% 7% 141
Tennessee 78% 15% < 1% 5% 2% 242
Texas 55% 9% 2% 30% 3% 985
Utah 80% 1% 3% 14% 2% 106
Vermont 95% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 163
Virginia 76% 13% 4% 4% 3% 346
Washington 77% 3% 6% 8% 6% 315
West Virginia 94% 2% < 1% 1% 2% 142
Wisconsin 90% 2% 1% 5% 2% 314
Wyoming 91% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% 139

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