#### Frequency of meditation among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who meditate…

Survey year | At least once a week | Once or twice a month | Several times a year | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 1,504. 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. | ||||||

2014 | 47% | 9% | 4% | 40% | 1% | 1,504 |

2007 | 49% | 8% | 3% | 38% | 3% | 767 |

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#### Frequency of meditation among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by religious group

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who meditate…

Religious tradition | At least once a week | Once or twice a month | Several times a year | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 0. 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. | ||||||

Catholic | 38% | 7% | 3% | 52% | < 1% | 164 |

Evangelical Protestant | 53% | 8% | 3% | 35% | 1% | 518 |

Mainline Protestant | 39% | 16% | 3% | 39% | 3% | 223 |

Unaffiliated (religious "nones") | 37% | 8% | 4% | 50% | < 1% | 365 |

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### Demographic*✭*Information

#### Age distribution among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who are ages…

Frequency of meditation | 18-29 | 30-49 | 50-64 | 65+ | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 707. 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. | |||||

At least once a week | 23% | 39% | 29% | 10% | 707 |

Once or twice a month | 35% | 38% | 21% | 6% | 126 |

Seldom/never | 36% | 33% | 22% | 9% | 559 |

#### Generational cohort among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who are…

Frequency of meditation | Younger Millennial | Older Millennial | Generation X | Baby Boomer | Silent | Greatest | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 707. 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. | |||||||

At least once a week | 14% | 16% | 31% | 31% | 8% | < 1% | 707 |

Once or twice a month | 25% | 22% | 26% | 22% | 5% | < 1% | 126 |

Seldom/never | 25% | 19% | 25% | 25% | 6% | < 1% | 559 |

#### Gender composition among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who are…

Frequency of meditation | Men | Women | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 729. 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. | |||

At least once a week | 45% | 55% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 40% | 60% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 48% | 52% | 567 |

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#### Immigrant status among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who are…

Frequency of meditation | Immigrants | Second generation | Third generation or higher | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 713. 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. | ||||

At least once a week | 7% | 11% | 83% | 713 |

Once or twice a month | 3% | 14% | 83% | 125 |

Seldom/never | 9% | 10% | 81% | 550 |

#### Income distribution among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who have a household income of…

Frequency of meditation | Less than $30,000 | $30,000-$49,999 | $50,000-$99,999 | $100,000 or more | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 660. 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. | |||||

At least once a week | 45% | 23% | 19% | 13% | 660 |

Once or twice a month | 42% | 21% | 23% | 15% | 116 |

Seldom/never | 41% | 24% | 19% | 15% | 491 |

#### Educational distribution among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who have completed…

Frequency of meditation | High school or less | Some college | College | Post-graduate degree | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 725. 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. | |||||

At least once a week | 34% | 42% | 15% | 10% | 725 |

Once or twice a month | 29% | 44% | 18% | 9% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 45% | 36% | 12% | 7% | 564 |

#### Marital status among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who are…

Frequency of meditation | Married | Living with a partner | Divorced/separated | Widowed | Never married | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 726. 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. | ||||||

At least once a week | 42% | 9% | 18% | 6% | 25% | 726 |

Once or twice a month | 31% | 14% | 11% | 4% | 41% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 36% | 8% | 11% | 4% | 41% | 566 |

#### Parent of children under 18 among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who are…

Frequency of meditation | Parents | Non-parents | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 725. 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. | |||

At least once a week | 30% | 70% | 725 |

Once or twice a month | 27% | 73% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 30% | 70% | 567 |

### Beliefs*✭*and*✭*Practices

#### Belief in God among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say they…

Frequency of meditation | Believe in God; absolutely certain | Believe in God; fairly certain | Believe in God; not too/not at all certain | Believe in God; don't know | Do not believe in God | Other/don't know if they believe in God | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 729. 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. | |||||||

At least once a week | 77% | 14% | 3% | 1% | 5% | 1% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 58% | 21% | 8% | < 1% | 11% | 3% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 58% | 20% | 6% | 1% | 12% | 4% | 567 |

#### Importance of religion in one's life among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say religion is…

Frequency of meditation | Very important | Somewhat important | Not too important | Not at all important | Don't know | Sample Size |
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Sample size = 729. 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. | ||||||

At least once a week | 66% | 19% | 7% | 7% | 1% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 44% | 30% | 13% | 10% | 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 43% | 30% | 12% | 14% | 1% | 567 |

#### Attendance at religious services among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who attend religious services…

Frequency of meditation | At least once a week | Once or twice a month/a few times a year | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 44% | 28% | 27% | < 1% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 27% | 40% | 33% | < 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 25% | 34% | 40% | 1% | 567 |

#### Frequency of prayer among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who pray…

Frequency of meditation | At least daily | Weekly | Monthly | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 78% | 9% | 2% | 10% | 1% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 43% | 21% | 11% | 25% | < 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 47% | 15% | 6% | 30% | 1% | 567 |

#### Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who attend prayer group…

Frequency of meditation | At least once a week | Once or twice a month | Several times a year | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 36% | 9% | 9% | 45% | 1% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 11% | 13% | 9% | 66% | 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 18% | 7% | 7% | 68% | < 1% | 567 |

#### Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of meditation | At least once a week | Once or twice a month | Several times a year | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 78% | 11% | 3% | 7% | 2% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 65% | 19% | 8% | 7% | < 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 52% | 13% | 9% | 24% | 2% | 567 |

#### Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of meditation | At least once a week | Once or twice a month | Several times a year | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 62% | 13% | 8% | 15% | 2% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 59% | 18% | 7% | 16% | < 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 40% | 16% | 12% | 31% | 1% | 567 |

#### Sources of guidance on right and wrong among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say they look toâ€¦most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of meditation | Religion | Philosophy/reason | Common sense | Science | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 41% | 11% | 40% | 6% | 3% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 28% | 18% | 44% | 7% | 3% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 25% | 10% | 50% | 12% | 4% | 567 |

#### Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say…

Frequency of meditation | There are clear standards for what is right and wrong | Right or wrong depends on the situation | Neither/both equally | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 35% | 62% | 2% | 1% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 21% | 78% | 1% | < 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 26% | 72% | 2% | 1% | 567 |

#### Frequency of reading scripture among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who read scripture…

Frequency of meditation | At least once a week | Once or twice a month | Several times a year | Seldom/never | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 58% | 7% | 5% | 29% | 1% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 23% | 24% | 16% | 37% | < 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 27% | 9% | 8% | 54% | 1% | 567 |

#### Interpreting scripture among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of meditation | Word of God; should be taken literally | Word of God; not everything taken literally | Word of God; other/don't know | Not the word of God | Other/don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 33% | 26% | 5% | 29% | 7% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 24% | 23% | 1% | 45% | 7% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 23% | 29% | 2% | 35% | 11% | 567 |

#### Belief in Heaven among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who â€¦in heaven

Frequency of meditation | Believe | Don't believe | Other/don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 71% | 19% | 10% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 71% | 21% | 8% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 69% | 20% | 10% | 567 |

#### Belief in Hell among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who â€¦in hell

Frequency of meditation | Believe | Don't believe | Other/don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 58% | 33% | 9% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 54% | 35% | 12% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 59% | 31% | 10% | 567 |

### Social*✭*and*✭*Political*✭*Views

#### Party affiliation among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who identify as…

Frequency of meditation | Republican/lean Rep. | No lean | Democrat/lean Dem. | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 28% | 29% | 43% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 15% | 19% | 66% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 29% | 25% | 47% | 567 |

#### Political ideology among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who are…

Frequency of meditation | Conservative | Moderate | Liberal | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 32% | 34% | 24% | 11% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 23% | 36% | 29% | 12% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 28% | 33% | 29% | 10% | 567 |

#### Views about size of government among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who would rather have…

Frequency of meditation | Smaller government; fewer services | Bigger government; more services | Depends | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 44% | 43% | 6% | 7% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 44% | 49% | 4% | 2% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 49% | 42% | 3% | 6% | 567 |

#### Views about government aid to the poor among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of meditation | Does more harm than good | Does more good than harm | Neither/both equally | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 32% | 60% | 5% | 3% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 27% | 65% | 6% | 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 41% | 52% | 3% | 4% | 567 |

#### Views about abortion among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say abortion should be…

Frequency of meditation | Legal in all/most cases | Illegal in all/most cases | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 56% | 39% | 6% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 63% | 32% | 5% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 57% | 38% | 5% | 567 |

#### Views about homosexuality among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say homosexuality…

Frequency of meditation | Should be accepted | Should be discouraged | Neither/both equally | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 57% | 33% | 5% | 5% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 73% | 19% | 4% | 4% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 63% | 27% | 3% | 6% | 567 |

#### Views about same-sex marriage among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who â€¦same-sex marriage

Frequency of meditation | Strongly favor/favor | Oppose/strongly oppose | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 51% | 40% | 9% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 62% | 31% | 7% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 57% | 35% | 8% | 567 |

#### Views about environmental regulation among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say…

Frequency of meditation | Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy | Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost | Neither/both equally | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 34% | 60% | 3% | 3% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 25% | 70% | 3% | 2% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 35% | 57% | 3% | 4% | 567 |

#### Views about human evolution among other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities by frequency of meditation

% of other/mixed non-Hispanic ethnicities who say humans…

Frequency of meditation | Evolved; due to natural processes | Evolved; due to God's design | Evolved; don't know how | Always existed in present form | Don't know | Sample Size |
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At least once a week | 25% | 27% | 4% | 40% | 4% | 729 |

Once or twice a month | 41% | 26% | 6% | 27% | < 1% | 127 |

Seldom/never | 38% | 24% | 4% | 30% | 4% | 567 |