Frequency of meditation among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by frequency of meditation

% of non-parents 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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Buddhist 68% 6% 6% 18% 1% 217
Catholic 41% 9% 4% 45% 1% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 51% 7% 3% 37% 2% 6,385
Hindu 34% 8% 7% 51% < 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 57% 8% 3% 29% 2% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 77% 2% 2% 15% 4% 182
Jewish 28% 8% 6% 56% 2% 661
Mainline Protestant 38% 10% 5% 46% 2% 4,844
Mormon 60% 10% 1% 27% 2% 419
Muslim 37% 8% 6% 40% 9% 147
Orthodox Christian 37% 6% 7% 49% 1% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 10% 6% 58% 1% 5,788

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