Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never meditate by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never meditate by views about size of government

% of adults who seldom or never meditate who would rather have…

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Alabama 56% 38% 3% 2% 187
Alaska 52% 45% 1% 2% 147
Arizona 57% 40% 2% 1% 267
Arkansas 61% 36% 1% 2% 145
California 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,565
Colorado 55% 39% 1% 5% 229
Connecticut 53% 41% 2% 4% 167
Delaware 49% 44% 2% 6% 148
District of Columbia 21% 74% 4% 1% 132
Florida 50% 44% 3% 4% 851
Georgia 54% 42% 2% 2% 384
Hawaii 51% 42% 3% 4% 127
Idaho 70% 25% 2% 2% 129
Illinois 49% 44% 3% 4% 575
Indiana 58% 36% 3% 3% 310
Iowa 47% 47% 3% 3% 178
Kansas 56% 33% 3% 8% 139
Kentucky 53% 36% 5% 5% 193
Louisiana 59% 37% < 1% 4% 188
Maine 63% 32% 1% 4% 152
Maryland 52% 42% 2% 4% 272
Massachusetts 48% 46% 3% 3% 355
Michigan 61% 36% 1% 2% 454
Minnesota 61% 35% 2% 2% 264
Mississippi 56% 41% 1% 2% 107
Missouri 60% 34% 2% 4% 302
Montana 64% 34% 1% 1% 154
Nebraska 68% 29% 2% 1% 136
Nevada 60% 37% 2% 2% 134
New Hampshire 67% 30% 2% 1% 140
New Jersey 48% 46% 3% 3% 421
New Mexico 42% 55% 1% 1% 118
New York 42% 51% 3% 3% 873
North Carolina 51% 44% 1% 4% 386
North Dakota 67% 29% 2% 2% 181
Ohio 59% 34% 2% 4% 481
Oklahoma 59% 35% 3% 4% 147
Oregon 58% 37% 1% 4% 180
Pennsylvania 55% 39% 2% 3% 602
Rhode Island 42% 47% 4% 7% 133
South Carolina 62% 34% 2% 3% 188
South Dakota 66% 26% 5% 3% 143
Tennessee 59% 35% 1% 5% 243
Texas 53% 41% 3% 3% 993
Utah 58% 35% 3% 4% 106
Vermont 40% 49% 5% 6% 164
Virginia 60% 35% 3% 2% 358
Washington 54% 41% 2% 3% 322
West Virginia 57% 34% 2% 6% 143
Wisconsin 59% 36% 2% 3% 319
Wyoming 72% 19% < 1% 9% 140

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