Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by frequency of meditation

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who meditate…

Metro area 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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Atlanta Metro Area 45% 15% 1% 40% < 1% 160
Boston Metro Area 30% 6% 6% 57% 1% 111
Chicago Metro Area 37% 7% 5% 50% 1% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 39% 12% 4% 45% 1% 196
Detroit Metro Area 28% 6% 9% 57% 1% 103
Houston Metro Area 43% 7% 1% 49% < 1% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 40% 10% 7% 41% 2% 282
Miami Metro Area 52% 9% 3% 34% 2% 122
New York City Metro Area 39% 12% 5% 44% < 1% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 39% 4% 6% 49% 1% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 47% 7% 6% 40% < 1% 121
Providence Metro Area 40% 6% 4% 49% 2% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 50% 6% 1% 42% 1% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 36% 17% 7% 40% < 1% 227

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