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

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

Frequency of meditation Northeast South Midwest West Sample Size
Sample size = 4,008. 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 16% 38% 21% 25% 4,008
Once or twice a month 18% 34% 24% 23% 779
Several times a year 17% 30% 26% 27% 419
Seldom/never 18% 35% 27% 20% 4,226
Don't know 12% 46% 18% 24% 110

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