State among adults who meditate at least once a week

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are in…

Survey year Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 14,858. 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 2% < 1% 2% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 6% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 9% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 14,858
2007 2% < 1% 2% 1% 12% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 1% 5% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 2% < 1% 3% 7% 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 15,033

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State among adults who meditate at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are in…

Religious tradition Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Sample Size
Sample size = 186. 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.
Buddhist < 1% 1% 3% < 1% 21% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 5% 1% 3% < 1% 5% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 5% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 2% 8% 2% < 1% 3% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 8% 1% < 1% 5% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 186
Catholic 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 18% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 2% < 1% < 1% 6% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 3% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 4% 1% 10% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 10% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,024
Evangelical Protestant 3% < 1% 2% 2% 10% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 6% 4% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 5% < 1% 4% 2% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 4% 10% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 4,408
Historically Black Protestant 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 8% 8% < 1% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% < 1% 4% 1% 5% 1% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 5% 7% < 1% 4% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 2% 8% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1,132
Jehovah's Witness 1% < 1% 4% < 1% 17% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 6% 1% < 1% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2% < 1% 4% 1% 1% 5% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 14% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5% < 1% 3% 1% 195
Jewish < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 14% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% 7% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 3% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 8% < 1% 19% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 2% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 3% 5% < 1% 1% 2% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 227
Mainline Protestant 1% < 1% 2% 1% 8% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% < 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 1% 3% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 1% 4% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 1% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 2% 7% < 1% < 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 2,411
Mormon 1% < 1% 9% 1% 12% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 2% 1% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 5% 27% < 1% 3% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 410
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 14% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 8% 3% 1% 1% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 3% 3% 1% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 9% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 8% 1% < 1% 3% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 2,029

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Age distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 255. 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.
Alabama 14% 31% 27% 28% 255
Alaska 23% 30% 38% 9% 108
Arizona 17% 29% 29% 24% 296
Arkansas 16% 33% 28% 22% 127
California 17% 36% 29% 18% 1,526
Colorado 15% 27% 33% 25% 195
Connecticut 7% 45% 28% 20% 132
Delaware 20% 24% 30% 25% 110
District of Columbia 17% 42% 29% 12% 120
Florida 15% 29% 28% 28% 877
Georgia 17% 35% 27% 21% 438
Hawaii 20% 37% 26% 17% 138
Idaho 19% 30% 31% 19% 137
Illinois 17% 36% 24% 23% 561
Indiana 10% 29% 32% 29% 263
Iowa 10% 29% 28% 33% 113
Kansas 18% 34% 27% 21% 120
Kentucky 14% 27% 34% 25% 180
Louisiana 13% 28% 35% 24% 221
Maine 16% 30% 32% 23% 104
Maryland 11% 36% 27% 26% 265
Massachusetts 14% 35% 27% 24% 226
Michigan 15% 26% 32% 27% 388
Minnesota 17% 22% 32% 29% 217
Mississippi 15% 31% 32% 22% 157
Missouri 15% 28% 28% 29% 244
Montana 14% 28% 30% 28% 103
Nebraska 21% 21% 32% 26% 128
Nevada 12% 40% 26% 22% 126
New Hampshire 6% 29% 39% 26% 106
New Jersey 8% 37% 32% 24% 318
New Mexico 6% 47% 25% 22% 141
New York 17% 32% 28% 23% 757
North Carolina 17% 34% 28% 22% 492
North Dakota 12% 23% 31% 34% 112
Ohio 19% 28% 30% 23% 471
Oklahoma 13% 33% 29% 25% 201
Oregon 16% 23% 33% 28% 167
Pennsylvania 15% 29% 27% 30% 561
Rhode Island 22% 30% 29% 19% 130
South Carolina 14% 28% 30% 28% 248
South Dakota 21% 25% 32% 22% 116
Tennessee 14% 28% 32% 26% 326
Texas 18% 34% 28% 20% 1,174
Utah 19% 44% 26% 11% 144
Virginia 18% 34% 26% 23% 353
Washington 17% 31% 29% 23% 292
West Virginia 6% 21% 40% 33% 119
Wisconsin 18% 33% 26% 24% 189
Wyoming 19% 27% 30% 24% 138

Generational cohort among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 255. 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.
Alabama 8% 10% 27% 34% 19% 2% 255
Alaska 14% 14% 25% 41% 4% 2% 108
Arizona 12% 7% 27% 34% 18% 2% 296
Arkansas 7% 14% 27% 34% 17% < 1% 127
California 9% 13% 31% 34% 12% 1% 1,526
Colorado 6% 15% 21% 44% 13% 1% 195
Connecticut 1% 15% 35% 31% 15% 2% 132
Delaware 14% 10% 21% 32% 23% 1% 110
District of Columbia 10% 13% 35% 31% 10% < 1% 120
Florida 10% 10% 24% 35% 18% 2% 877
Georgia 11% 12% 29% 33% 14% 1% 438
Hawaii 15% 13% 28% 34% 9% 1% 138
Idaho 14% 8% 27% 38% 12% 1% 137
Illinois 11% 11% 31% 29% 16% 2% 561
Indiana 7% 10% 22% 37% 20% 4% 263
Iowa 7% 10% 22% 37% 23% 2% 113
Kansas 9% 15% 27% 35% 12% 2% 120
Kentucky 10% 10% 21% 41% 17% 1% 180
Louisiana 6% 13% 23% 39% 18% 1% 221
Maine 8% 15% 22% 36% 17% 1% 104
Maryland 4% 13% 30% 32% 20% 1% 265
Massachusetts 10% 11% 27% 31% 17% 3% 226
Michigan 10% 9% 22% 40% 17% 2% 388
Minnesota 8% 13% 19% 37% 23% 1% 217
Mississippi 7% 12% 27% 38% 15% 1% 157
Missouri 11% 11% 21% 33% 22% 1% 244
Montana 7% 10% 25% 35% 22% < 1% 103
Nebraska 11% 14% 17% 37% 18% 3% 128
Nevada 9% 8% 36% 32% 14% 3% 126
New Hampshire 6% 2% 26% 45% 20% < 1% 106
New Jersey 5% 10% 30% 37% 16% 3% 318
New Mexico 4% 8% 41% 32% 15% < 1% 141
New York 10% 12% 27% 34% 14% 3% 757
North Carolina 9% 14% 28% 33% 14% 2% 492
North Dakota 7% 9% 19% 35% 19% 10% 112
Ohio 10% 14% 23% 37% 15% 1% 471
Oklahoma 5% 13% 28% 33% 17% 4% 201
Oregon 12% 7% 19% 40% 18% 3% 167
Pennsylvania 9% 11% 24% 33% 21% 2% 561
Rhode Island 8% 17% 28% 33% 13% 1% 130
South Carolina 9% 8% 25% 40% 17% < 1% 248
South Dakota 12% 14% 20% 37% 16% 1% 116
Tennessee 10% 9% 23% 39% 17% 2% 326
Texas 10% 14% 28% 31% 15% 1% 1,174
Utah 8% 18% 36% 32% 4% 1% 144
Virginia 10% 15% 27% 32% 16% 1% 353
Washington 10% 11% 27% 35% 15% 2% 292
West Virginia 3% 7% 17% 50% 22% 1% 119
Wisconsin 12% 11% 27% 34% 13% 3% 189
Wyoming 10% 13% 24% 38% 13% 3% 138

Gender composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

State Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 43% 57% 264
Alaska 45% 55% 111
Arizona 43% 57% 302
Arkansas 43% 57% 130
California 43% 57% 1,559
Colorado 46% 54% 199
Connecticut 47% 53% 140
Delaware 43% 57% 111
District of Columbia 40% 60% 129
Florida 45% 55% 897
Georgia 42% 58% 452
Hawaii 43% 57% 140
Idaho 42% 58% 141
Illinois 44% 56% 573
Indiana 47% 53% 266
Iowa 53% 47% 114
Kansas 45% 55% 121
Kentucky 48% 52% 185
Louisiana 49% 51% 221
Maine 45% 55% 105
Maryland 47% 53% 271
Massachusetts 43% 57% 234
Michigan 44% 56% 400
Minnesota 41% 59% 221
Mississippi 45% 55% 158
Missouri 46% 54% 251
Montana 44% 56% 107
Nebraska 45% 55% 128
Nevada 42% 58% 130
New Hampshire 37% 63% 107
New Jersey 50% 50% 333
New Mexico 43% 57% 144
New York 44% 56% 778
North Carolina 44% 56% 497
North Dakota 42% 58% 114
Ohio 43% 57% 487
Oklahoma 47% 53% 204
Oregon 48% 52% 168
Pennsylvania 46% 54% 567
Rhode Island 47% 53% 133
South Carolina 43% 57% 252
South Dakota 50% 50% 118
Tennessee 44% 56% 334
Texas 46% 54% 1,204
Utah 52% 48% 149
Virginia 46% 54% 364
Washington 44% 56% 297
West Virginia 49% 51% 121
Wisconsin 44% 56% 190
Wyoming 43% 57% 140

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

State White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 259. 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.
Alabama 62% 31% < 1% 4% 3% 259
Alaska 64% 6% 6% 4% 19% 107
Arizona 63% 3% 1% 29% 4% 290
Arkansas 72% 19% < 1% 6% 3% 129
California 40% 7% 9% 41% 4% 1,526
Colorado 70% 4% 1% 19% 6% 197
Connecticut 68% 4% 1% 21% 6% 138
Delaware 62% 23% < 1% 10% 4% 109
District of Columbia 24% 67% < 1% 6% 3% 128
Florida 51% 18% 1% 27% 4% 885
Georgia 52% 32% < 1% 10% 5% 442
Hawaii 26% 5% 32% 12% 25% 138
Idaho 87% 3% < 1% 9% 2% 140
Illinois 60% 18% 2% 16% 4% 559
Indiana 80% 7% 1% 9% 3% 259
Iowa 95% < 1% 1% 3% 1% 114
Kansas 77% 4% 3% 13% 2% 120
Kentucky 83% 13% < 1% 1% 3% 183
Louisiana 54% 40% < 1% 4% 2% 216
Maine 94% 3% < 1% 1% 2% 104
Maryland 45% 33% 1% 13% 8% 267
Massachusetts 70% 10% 2% 12% 7% 225
Michigan 70% 23% 1% 4% 2% 394
Minnesota 87% 7% 2% 5% < 1% 216
Mississippi 50% 42% < 1% 4% 3% 157
Missouri 78% 12% 1% 4% 5% 245
Montana 86% 1% < 1% 3% 10% 106
Nebraska 83% 5% 2% 9% 2% 128
Nevada 58% 10% 1% 22% 9% 128
New Hampshire 84% 2% 1% 7% 7% 105
New Jersey 49% 20% 6% 21% 4% 327
New Mexico 40% 1% 3% 46% 10% 142
New York 49% 18% 6% 22% 4% 758
North Carolina 62% 25% 2% 7% 5% 494
North Dakota 91% 1% 1% 2% 5% 111
Ohio 80% 14% 1% 2% 3% 475
Oklahoma 69% 8% 1% 10% 12% 203
Oregon 80% 2% 1% 9% 9% 164
Pennsylvania 78% 13% 1% 4% 4% 558
Rhode Island 73% 4% < 1% 13% 9% 132
South Carolina 56% 34% < 1% 6% 4% 249
South Dakota 83% < 1% 2% 2% 14% 118
Tennessee 78% 15% 1% 4% 3% 327
Texas 44% 13% 2% 37% 4% 1,183
Utah 85% 2% 1% 7% 6% 145
Virginia 54% 27% 6% 11% 2% 359
Washington 73% 4% 5% 10% 8% 294
West Virginia 91% 4% < 1% < 1% 4% 119
Wisconsin 79% 11% < 1% 6% 4% 188
Wyoming 82% 1% < 1% 11% 5% 139

Immigrant status among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

State Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 260. 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.
Alabama 3% 5% 92% 260
Alaska 14% 8% 78% 109
Arizona 14% 12% 74% 301
Arkansas 7% 3% 91% 130
California 38% 15% 48% 1,541
Colorado 11% 7% 82% 196
Connecticut 19% 16% 65% 136
Delaware 21% 2% 77% 110
District of Columbia 16% 7% 76% 124
Florida 28% 10% 62% 878
Georgia 9% 5% 86% 444
Hawaii 19% 12% 69% 135
Idaho 6% 8% 86% 140
Illinois 14% 12% 74% 567
Indiana 9% 3% 88% 265
Iowa 4% 3% 93% 113
Kansas 8% 6% 87% 119
Kentucky 3% 1% 97% 182
Louisiana 3% 3% 95% 218
Maine 3% 13% 84% 105
Maryland 18% 7% 75% 265
Massachusetts 20% 21% 58% 231
Michigan 6% 9% 85% 397
Minnesota 7% 7% 86% 221
Mississippi 1% 1% 98% 155
Missouri 6% 4% 90% 249
Montana < 1% 9% 90% 107
Nebraska 13% 6% 82% 125
Nevada 20% 13% 67% 129
New Hampshire 12% 7% 81% 105
New Jersey 26% 15% 59% 324
New Mexico 24% 5% 72% 142
New York 33% 17% 50% 763
North Carolina 8% 2% 89% 492
North Dakota 1% 13% 86% 111
Ohio 4% 6% 90% 484
Oklahoma 8% 3% 89% 202
Oregon 9% 10% 81% 168
Pennsylvania 6% 8% 86% 561
Rhode Island 16% 20% 64% 131
South Carolina 6% 4% 90% 252
South Dakota 2% 8% 90% 118
Tennessee 7% 5% 88% 332
Texas 26% 11% 63% 1,192
Utah 6% 6% 88% 147
Virginia 15% 6% 79% 356
Washington 16% 10% 74% 292
West Virginia < 1% 3% 97% 120
Wisconsin 5% 5% 90% 186
Wyoming 1% 9% 89% 139

Income distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have a household income of…

State Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 227. 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.
Alabama 49% 19% 19% 13% 227
Alaska 32% 22% 28% 18% 102
Arizona 37% 21% 30% 13% 259
Arkansas 48% 25% 17% 10% 117
California 44% 17% 21% 18% 1,351
Colorado 33% 26% 22% 19% 183
Connecticut 27% 31% 20% 22% 111
District of Columbia 37% 17% 27% 19% 104
Florida 43% 21% 20% 15% 760
Georgia 35% 24% 25% 16% 402
Hawaii 36% 28% 24% 12% 128
Idaho 26% 31% 27% 15% 127
Illinois 37% 19% 26% 17% 486
Indiana 46% 19% 28% 7% 221
Kansas 26% 23% 38% 12% 109
Kentucky 45% 19% 25% 11% 162
Louisiana 53% 16% 21% 10% 187
Maryland 28% 21% 28% 23% 230
Massachusetts 34% 15% 28% 23% 194
Michigan 42% 17% 32% 9% 339
Minnesota 30% 18% 26% 25% 191
Mississippi 47% 24% 21% 8% 140
Missouri 36% 31% 21% 11% 229
Nebraska 33% 21% 29% 17% 112
Nevada 32% 33% 22% 13% 114
New Jersey 34% 16% 25% 25% 286
New Mexico 46% 19% 26% 9% 122
New York 38% 18% 26% 17% 644
North Carolina 37% 20% 28% 14% 428
North Dakota 35% 27% 24% 14% 102
Ohio 41% 19% 28% 13% 426
Oklahoma 35% 24% 30% 12% 179
Oregon 38% 29% 23% 10% 143
Pennsylvania 43% 21% 19% 16% 475
Rhode Island 25% 22% 42% 11% 115
South Carolina 40% 20% 30% 10% 214
South Dakota 28% 32% 29% 11% 107
Tennessee 39% 25% 22% 15% 288
Texas 43% 20% 22% 14% 1,035
Utah 19% 18% 37% 25% 137
Virginia 30% 22% 29% 19% 319
Washington 34% 26% 20% 20% 268
West Virginia 39% 24% 31% 7% 105
Wisconsin 43% 16% 25% 15% 168
Wyoming 32% 27% 30% 10% 127

Educational distribution among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who have completed…

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 259. 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.
Alabama 46% 29% 16% 9% 259
Alaska 33% 40% 20% 7% 111
Arizona 32% 39% 16% 13% 301
Arkansas 55% 24% 12% 9% 130
California 42% 30% 17% 11% 1,547
Colorado 35% 32% 22% 11% 198
Connecticut 42% 28% 17% 12% 139
Delaware 60% 19% 11% 10% 111
District of Columbia 38% 23% 19% 20% 127
Florida 40% 33% 16% 10% 889
Georgia 41% 34% 14% 11% 448
Hawaii 37% 34% 19% 10% 140
Idaho 28% 45% 18% 9% 140
Illinois 40% 30% 18% 13% 566
Indiana 47% 27% 17% 9% 265
Iowa 39% 31% 19% 11% 114
Kansas 28% 33% 23% 16% 120
Kentucky 47% 34% 12% 7% 183
Louisiana 51% 30% 14% 5% 220
Maine 40% 34% 19% 7% 105
Maryland 35% 33% 15% 18% 269
Massachusetts 38% 26% 20% 16% 232
Michigan 36% 40% 14% 10% 394
Minnesota 32% 31% 25% 12% 220
Mississippi 48% 32% 15% 5% 158
Missouri 40% 35% 15% 10% 250
Montana 33% 31% 24% 12% 107
Nebraska 29% 36% 22% 13% 128
Nevada 35% 43% 12% 10% 130
New Hampshire 42% 27% 15% 16% 106
New Jersey 39% 28% 15% 18% 332
New Mexico 41% 31% 19% 10% 144
New York 44% 26% 16% 14% 773
North Carolina 36% 39% 14% 10% 496
North Dakota 42% 35% 14% 9% 114
Ohio 40% 34% 15% 11% 485
Oklahoma 41% 33% 16% 10% 204
Oregon 41% 34% 16% 9% 168
Pennsylvania 48% 25% 15% 12% 566
Rhode Island 40% 33% 12% 15% 131
South Carolina 47% 31% 14% 7% 252
South Dakota 43% 32% 15% 10% 117
Tennessee 44% 31% 14% 12% 331
Texas 44% 31% 15% 10% 1,195
Utah 24% 41% 22% 13% 149
Virginia 39% 30% 19% 13% 363
Washington 34% 36% 21% 8% 297
West Virginia 53% 32% 9% 6% 119
Wisconsin 37% 38% 15% 10% 190
Wyoming 27% 46% 20% 7% 139

Marital status among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

State Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 260. 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.
Alabama 52% 1% 20% 11% 16% 260
Alaska 44% 11% 14% 4% 27% 109
Arizona 48% 6% 16% 8% 23% 301
Arkansas 52% 6% 18% 16% 9% 129
California 48% 9% 16% 7% 21% 1,545
Colorado 53% 9% 9% 8% 21% 198
Connecticut 44% 10% 20% 9% 17% 136
Delaware 46% 7% 17% 12% 18% 111
District of Columbia 30% 8% 18% 5% 38% 126
Florida 49% 6% 16% 9% 20% 895
Georgia 51% 4% 15% 9% 20% 449
Hawaii 41% 10% 18% 7% 25% 138
Idaho 62% 1% 20% 5% 12% 141
Illinois 48% 8% 12% 9% 23% 568
Indiana 48% 6% 17% 15% 13% 264
Iowa 60% 10% 7% 12% 12% 114
Kansas 53% 5% 16% 8% 18% 121
Kentucky 48% 2% 16% 11% 23% 184
Louisiana 41% 7% 20% 10% 23% 221
Maine 50% 15% 16% 9% 10% 105
Maryland 45% 5% 14% 11% 24% 271
Massachusetts 43% 7% 12% 15% 23% 233
Michigan 51% 7% 15% 11% 17% 396
Minnesota 50% 6% 12% 10% 22% 221
Mississippi 48% 5% 18% 10% 19% 157
Missouri 48% 5% 15% 13% 19% 249
Montana 56% 6% 19% 8% 11% 107
Nebraska 56% 3% 10% 9% 23% 128
Nevada 49% 8% 16% 8% 18% 130
New Hampshire 56% 11% 12% 8% 14% 106
New Jersey 48% 5% 19% 8% 20% 330
New Mexico 48% 10% 24% 6% 13% 143
New York 45% 6% 12% 9% 28% 772
North Carolina 53% 5% 12% 7% 22% 496
North Dakota 41% 2% 20% 18% 19% 114
Ohio 48% 6% 15% 9% 21% 485
Oklahoma 53% 9% 18% 11% 9% 203
Oregon 48% 5% 16% 12% 19% 168
Pennsylvania 48% 4% 14% 14% 20% 565
Rhode Island 39% 6% 17% 11% 27% 132
South Carolina 52% 6% 15% 9% 19% 250
South Dakota 46% 5% 15% 9% 25% 118
Tennessee 56% 6% 15% 8% 16% 330
Texas 52% 6% 16% 8% 17% 1,197
Utah 63% 13% 11% 2% 12% 148
Virginia 54% 7% 12% 9% 18% 363
Washington 47% 10% 16% 9% 18% 295
West Virginia 56% 5% 16% 12% 11% 120
Wisconsin 52% 6% 13% 6% 23% 189
Wyoming 54% 6% 13% 10% 17% 140

Parent of children under 18 among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

State Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 260. 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.
Alabama 26% 74% 260
Alaska 27% 73% 111
Arizona 22% 78% 300
Arkansas 33% 67% 130
California 31% 69% 1,554
Colorado 22% 78% 198
Connecticut 26% 74% 138
Delaware 36% 64% 111
District of Columbia 25% 75% 127
Florida 27% 73% 893
Georgia 33% 67% 450
Hawaii 39% 61% 140
Idaho 25% 75% 139
Illinois 25% 75% 572
Indiana 26% 74% 264
Iowa 29% 71% 114
Kansas 33% 67% 119
Kentucky 22% 78% 184
Louisiana 29% 71% 220
Maine 20% 80% 105
Maryland 26% 74% 271
Massachusetts 23% 77% 232
Michigan 25% 75% 398
Minnesota 21% 79% 221
Mississippi 27% 73% 158
Missouri 29% 71% 249
Montana 20% 80% 107
Nebraska 27% 73% 128
Nevada 27% 73% 128
New Hampshire 23% 77% 106
New Jersey 29% 71% 329
New Mexico 35% 65% 144
New York 25% 75% 776
North Carolina 28% 72% 495
North Dakota 15% 85% 114
Ohio 29% 71% 485
Oklahoma 25% 75% 204
Oregon 27% 73% 168
Pennsylvania 25% 75% 567
Rhode Island 28% 72% 133
South Carolina 21% 79% 251
South Dakota 22% 78% 118
Tennessee 31% 69% 334
Texas 34% 66% 1,198
Utah 40% 60% 148
Virginia 26% 74% 362
Washington 21% 79% 297
West Virginia 16% 84% 121
Wisconsin 26% 74% 190
Wyoming 31% 69% 140

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they…

State 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
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 86% 8% 1% 2% 1% 2% 264
Alaska 68% 22% 3% < 1% 6% 1% 111
Arizona 79% 10% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 302
Arkansas 85% 8% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 130
California 68% 20% 4% 2% 5% 1% 1,559
Colorado 68% 21% 4% 1% 5% 2% 199
Connecticut 70% 20% 2% 1% 5% < 1% 140
Delaware 76% 20% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 111
District of Columbia 72% 15% 3% 2% 5% 2% 129
Florida 76% 14% 3% 1% 5% 1% 897
Georgia 86% 8% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 452
Hawaii 73% 14% 4% 2% 6% 1% 140
Idaho 73% 17% 3% 1% 3% 3% 141
Illinois 75% 15% 3% < 1% 5% 2% 573
Indiana 75% 16% 3% 2% 3% 1% 266
Iowa 85% 10% < 1% 3% 1% 1% 114
Kansas 81% 14% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 121
Kentucky 86% 8% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 185
Louisiana 89% 5% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 221
Maine 67% 24% 2% < 1% 7% 1% 105
Maryland 74% 14% 3% < 1% 6% 3% 271
Massachusetts 57% 21% 5% 4% 9% 3% 234
Michigan 77% 15% 3% 1% 4% 1% 400
Minnesota 70% 22% 1% < 1% 4% 3% 221
Mississippi 87% 5% 4% < 1% 2% 2% 158
Missouri 79% 11% 5% < 1% 4% 1% 251
Montana 75% 14% 4% < 1% 6% 1% 107
Nebraska 77% 15% 1% 1% 3% 3% 128
Nevada 71% 14% 5% 1% 8% 1% 130
New Hampshire 64% 21% 2% 1% 10% 2% 107
New Jersey 73% 19% 2% < 1% 3% 3% 333
New Mexico 73% 17% 2% < 1% 7% 1% 144
New York 67% 19% 5% 2% 6% 2% 778
North Carolina 86% 10% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 497
North Dakota 77% 18% < 1% < 1% 3% 1% 114
Ohio 81% 11% 2% 1% 4% 1% 487
Oklahoma 80% 11% 4% < 1% 5% 1% 204
Oregon 74% 12% 6% < 1% 7% 2% 168
Pennsylvania 75% 16% 3% 1% 3% 2% 567
Rhode Island 75% 12% 2% < 1% 6% 4% 133
South Carolina 82% 10% 2% 1% 3% 1% 252
South Dakota 83% 9% 2% < 1% 5% < 1% 118
Tennessee 83% 12% 1% 1% 3% 1% 334
Texas 78% 16% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1,204
Utah 75% 16% 5% < 1% 5% < 1% 149
Virginia 77% 14% 3% < 1% 4% 1% 364
Washington 72% 18% 3% < 1% 5% 2% 297
West Virginia 87% 10% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 121
Wisconsin 72% 20% 1% < 1% 6% 1% 190
Wyoming 71% 12% 6% 1% 4% 5% 140

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say religion is…

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 88% 6% 4% 2% < 1% 264
Alaska 60% 18% 13% 9% < 1% 111
Arizona 73% 12% 7% 6% 1% 302
Arkansas 75% 18% 2% 4% < 1% 130
California 66% 18% 8% 8% 1% 1,559
Colorado 64% 23% 5% 8% < 1% 199
Connecticut 64% 17% 8% 11% < 1% 140
Delaware 70% 22% 5% 3% < 1% 111
District of Columbia 75% 13% 6% 6% 1% 129
Florida 68% 18% 6% 6% 1% 897
Georgia 76% 15% 4% 4% 1% 452
Hawaii 55% 31% 6% 6% 2% 140
Idaho 66% 25% 5% 4% < 1% 141
Illinois 67% 18% 7% 8% 1% 573
Indiana 68% 19% 7% 6% < 1% 266
Iowa 80% 13% 5% 3% < 1% 114
Kansas 68% 21% 4% 6% 2% 121
Kentucky 78% 16% 3% 3% < 1% 185
Louisiana 83% 11% 2% 4% 1% 221
Maine 46% 29% 10% 13% 1% 105
Maryland 67% 20% 4% 8% 2% 271
Massachusetts 52% 27% 8% 11% 1% 234
Michigan 67% 17% 8% 6% 2% 400
Minnesota 64% 21% 7% 5% 2% 221
Mississippi 84% 11% 2% 3% < 1% 158
Missouri 67% 19% 6% 6% 1% 251
Montana 65% 12% 8% 13% 3% 107
Nebraska 75% 14% 5% 4% 3% 128
Nevada 57% 23% 5% 15% 1% 130
New Hampshire 56% 16% 18% 10% < 1% 107
New Jersey 67% 22% 5% 6% < 1% 333
New Mexico 73% 15% 2% 9% 2% 144
New York 61% 19% 8% 10% 2% 778
North Carolina 78% 14% 4% 3% 1% 497
North Dakota 68% 16% 8% 8% 2% 114
Ohio 75% 13% 3% 8% 1% 487
Oklahoma 77% 14% 2% 7% < 1% 204
Oregon 66% 18% 6% 9% 1% 168
Pennsylvania 70% 16% 6% 7% 1% 567
Rhode Island 71% 14% 5% 10% < 1% 133
South Carolina 85% 10% 3% 2% < 1% 252
South Dakota 70% 14% 5% 10% 1% 118
Tennessee 82% 10% 2% 4% 1% 334
Texas 77% 15% 4% 4% < 1% 1,204
Utah 76% 11% 3% 6% 4% 149
Virginia 72% 18% 5% 5% < 1% 364
Washington 62% 19% 7% 10% 1% 297
West Virginia 87% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 121
Wisconsin 67% 20% 5% 6% 2% 190
Wyoming 63% 18% 11% 8% < 1% 140

Attendance at religious services among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend religious services…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 66% 24% 10% < 1% 264
Alaska 50% 24% 26% < 1% 111
Arizona 53% 25% 20% 1% 302
Arkansas 54% 29% 18% < 1% 130
California 46% 29% 25% < 1% 1,559
Colorado 44% 27% 29% < 1% 199
Connecticut 42% 35% 23% < 1% 140
Delaware 50% 30% 20% < 1% 111
District of Columbia 41% 31% 26% 2% 129
Florida 49% 28% 21% 1% 897
Georgia 55% 27% 18% < 1% 452
Hawaii 46% 25% 29% < 1% 140
Idaho 50% 28% 23% < 1% 141
Illinois 47% 29% 23% 1% 573
Indiana 52% 27% 20% 2% 266
Iowa 58% 24% 18% < 1% 114
Kansas 52% 30% 18% < 1% 121
Kentucky 56% 26% 18% < 1% 185
Louisiana 57% 29% 14% < 1% 221
Maine 37% 24% 39% < 1% 105
Maryland 49% 26% 25% < 1% 271
Massachusetts 36% 33% 31% < 1% 234
Michigan 51% 27% 23% < 1% 400
Minnesota 47% 32% 21% < 1% 221
Mississippi 64% 26% 10% < 1% 158
Missouri 48% 33% 18% 1% 251
Montana 55% 13% 33% < 1% 107
Nebraska 55% 29% 15% < 1% 128
Nevada 46% 28% 26% 1% 130
New Hampshire 34% 33% 31% 1% 107
New Jersey 52% 30% 18% < 1% 333
New Mexico 51% 26% 23% < 1% 144
New York 45% 27% 28% 1% 778
North Carolina 51% 34% 14% 1% 497
North Dakota 49% 22% 29% < 1% 114
Ohio 54% 25% 20% 1% 487
Oklahoma 54% 26% 20% < 1% 204
Oregon 47% 27% 26% < 1% 168
Pennsylvania 49% 28% 23% 1% 567
Rhode Island 51% 26% 22% < 1% 133
South Carolina 60% 23% 15% 1% 252
South Dakota 51% 26% 23% < 1% 118
Tennessee 64% 19% 15% 2% 334
Texas 56% 25% 18% 1% 1,204
Utah 68% 15% 13% 3% 149
Virginia 58% 26% 15% < 1% 364
Washington 44% 30% 26% < 1% 297
West Virginia 64% 18% 15% 3% 121
Wisconsin 45% 33% 22% 1% 190
Wyoming 60% 18% 22% 1% 140

Frequency of prayer among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who pray…

State At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 90% 5% 1% 4% 1% 264
Alaska 71% 10% 1% 16% 1% 111
Arizona 80% 10% 2% 9% < 1% 302
Arkansas 80% 10% 3% 5% 1% 130
California 73% 12% 4% 11% 1% 1,559
Colorado 69% 14% 2% 13% 2% 199
Connecticut 69% 18% 1% 10% 2% 140
Delaware 80% 9% 3% 7% 1% 111
District of Columbia 78% 12% 1% 6% 2% 129
Florida 74% 12% 3% 9% 1% 897
Georgia 79% 11% 3% 6% < 1% 452
Hawaii 68% 11% 2% 17% 2% 140
Idaho 77% 14% 1% 9% < 1% 141
Illinois 71% 14% 3% 11% 1% 573
Indiana 72% 16% 2% 9% 1% 266
Iowa 79% 14% 2% 5% < 1% 114
Kansas 76% 16% 1% 7% < 1% 121
Kentucky 81% 11% 1% 7% < 1% 185
Louisiana 86% 7% 1% 6% < 1% 221
Maine 52% 22% 4% 21% 1% 105
Maryland 71% 16% 1% 11% 1% 271
Massachusetts 64% 15% 3% 17% 1% 234
Michigan 75% 12% 3% 9% 1% 400
Minnesota 68% 17% 1% 13% 1% 221
Mississippi 84% 9% 2% 4% 1% 158
Missouri 78% 10% 2% 9% 1% 251
Montana 72% 13% < 1% 14% < 1% 107
Nebraska 78% 20% < 1% 2% < 1% 128
Nevada 67% 13% 3% 16% < 1% 130
New Hampshire 61% 15% 2% 20% 2% 107
New Jersey 76% 13% 3% 8% 1% 333
New Mexico 69% 12% 3% 17% < 1% 144
New York 70% 12% 4% 13% 1% 778
North Carolina 83% 9% 1% 5% 1% 497
North Dakota 77% 11% 2% 10% < 1% 114
Ohio 77% 12% 2% 7% 1% 487
Oklahoma 81% 9% 2% 8% < 1% 204
Oregon 68% 13% 5% 14% < 1% 168
Pennsylvania 76% 11% 2% 11% < 1% 567
Rhode Island 71% 15% 5% 9% < 1% 133
South Carolina 85% 9% 1% 5% 1% 252
South Dakota 72% 13% 5% 11% < 1% 118
Tennessee 84% 10% 2% 3% 1% 334
Texas 78% 11% 3% 7% 1% 1,204
Utah 81% 4% 5% 9% < 1% 149
Virginia 78% 10% 3% 8% 1% 364
Washington 69% 13% 3% 14% 1% 297
West Virginia 88% 7% 3% 2% < 1% 121
Wisconsin 70% 17% 5% 9% < 1% 190
Wyoming 71% 16% 3% 9% 1% 140

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who attend prayer group…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 57% 9% 7% 26% 1% 264
Alaska 33% 6% 4% 56% < 1% 111
Arizona 43% 10% 6% 41% 1% 302
Arkansas 44% 15% 8% 32% < 1% 130
California 36% 12% 8% 45% 1% 1,559
Colorado 30% 5% 13% 52% < 1% 199
Connecticut 19% 9% 8% 64% < 1% 140
Delaware 31% 17% 13% 39% < 1% 111
District of Columbia 35% 13% 12% 39% 1% 129
Florida 40% 9% 9% 41% 1% 897
Georgia 45% 12% 9% 33% < 1% 452
Hawaii 46% 5% 11% 38% < 1% 140
Idaho 49% 5% 9% 37% < 1% 141
Illinois 32% 12% 8% 48% < 1% 573
Indiana 40% 12% 9% 39% < 1% 266
Iowa 38% 5% 12% 44% 1% 114
Kansas 44% 15% 11% 30% < 1% 121
Kentucky 45% 8% 15% 32% < 1% 185
Louisiana 43% 18% 11% 28% < 1% 221
Maine 16% 4% 7% 73% < 1% 105
Maryland 41% 9% 5% 45% < 1% 271
Massachusetts 23% 10% 7% 57% 2% 234
Michigan 35% 12% 7% 44% 1% 400
Minnesota 27% 12% 9% 51% 1% 221
Mississippi 58% 13% 7% 22% < 1% 158
Missouri 38% 11% 10% 41% < 1% 251
Montana 39% 9% 9% 43% < 1% 107
Nebraska 32% 16% 12% 38% 1% 128
Nevada 36% 13% 7% 43% 2% 130
New Hampshire 20% 9% 12% 59% < 1% 107
New Jersey 32% 13% 9% 44% 2% 333
New Mexico 37% 13% 6% 43% < 1% 144
New York 33% 9% 7% 50% 1% 778
North Carolina 47% 11% 7% 35% < 1% 497
North Dakota 36% 9% 8% 47% < 1% 114
Ohio 42% 8% 8% 41% 1% 487
Oklahoma 44% 11% 8% 36% < 1% 204
Oregon 35% 11% 7% 46% < 1% 168
Pennsylvania 37% 7% 8% 48% < 1% 567
Rhode Island 31% 4% 16% 49% < 1% 133
South Carolina 50% 14% 9% 28% < 1% 252
South Dakota 39% 9% 8% 44% 1% 118
Tennessee 53% 8% 11% 27% 2% 334
Texas 44% 12% 8% 36% 1% 1,204
Utah 63% 6% 3% 28% < 1% 149
Virginia 46% 13% 5% 36% 1% 364
Washington 36% 10% 7% 45% 2% 297
West Virginia 52% 12% 7% 28% 2% 121
Wisconsin 32% 10% 9% 47% 1% 190
Wyoming 48% 4% 7% 41% < 1% 140

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 85% 10% 1% 3% 2% 264
Alaska 81% 13% 1% 5% < 1% 111
Arizona 80% 12% 2% 6% < 1% 302
Arkansas 80% 11% 3% 6% < 1% 130
California 78% 10% 5% 5% 1% 1,559
Colorado 74% 11% 8% 6% 2% 199
Connecticut 66% 11% 9% 14% < 1% 140
Delaware 72% 13% 2% 11% 2% 111
District of Columbia 72% 14% 9% 4% 1% 129
Florida 80% 9% 4% 7% 1% 897
Georgia 83% 9% 4% 4% 1% 452
Hawaii 80% 9% 10% 2% < 1% 140
Idaho 82% 10% 5% 3% < 1% 141
Illinois 72% 13% 5% 9% 1% 573
Indiana 80% 7% 5% 6% 1% 266
Iowa 83% 7% 5% 3% 2% 114
Kansas 85% 9% 4% 2% < 1% 121
Kentucky 79% 10% 5% 6% 1% 185
Louisiana 79% 8% 7% 5% 1% 221
Maine 78% 13% 2% 5% 2% 105
Maryland 76% 11% 4% 7% 1% 271
Massachusetts 69% 14% 6% 10% 1% 234
Michigan 74% 11% 5% 9% 2% 400
Minnesota 76% 14% 6% 4% < 1% 221
Mississippi 87% 3% 4% 4% 1% 158
Missouri 75% 13% 6% 5% < 1% 251
Montana 75% 17% 5% 2% 1% 107
Nebraska 82% 10% 3% 4% 1% 128
Nevada 83% 10% 4% 3% 1% 130
New Hampshire 62% 14% 8% 16% < 1% 107
New Jersey 78% 10% 3% 7% 2% 333
New Mexico 73% 13% 2% 8% 3% 144
New York 74% 13% 6% 6% 1% 778
North Carolina 80% 10% 6% 5% < 1% 497
North Dakota 77% 15% 1% 6% 1% 114
Ohio 82% 8% 4% 5% 1% 487
Oklahoma 80% 9% 1% 10% < 1% 204
Oregon 82% 9% 3% 4% 2% 168
Pennsylvania 76% 13% 5% 5% 1% 567
Rhode Island 77% 11% 6% 5% 1% 133
South Carolina 85% 8% 1% 5% 1% 252
South Dakota 84% 8% 2% 6% 1% 118
Tennessee 83% 8% 3% 4% 1% 334
Texas 80% 9% 4% 6% 1% 1,204
Utah 83% 9% 4% 4% < 1% 149
Virginia 81% 10% 4% 5% < 1% 364
Washington 79% 10% 5% 6% < 1% 297
West Virginia 81% 7% 3% 6% 4% 121
Wisconsin 74% 12% 4% 9% < 1% 190
Wyoming 77% 14% 5% 3% 1% 140

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 55% 12% 6% 24% 3% 264
Alaska 64% 16% 9% 9% 2% 111
Arizona 66% 11% 8% 15% 1% 302
Arkansas 60% 11% 7% 20% 2% 130
California 61% 13% 9% 15% 1% 1,559
Colorado 67% 11% 7% 12% 3% 199
Connecticut 48% 20% 8% 20% 3% 140
Delaware 52% 21% 8% 18% 2% 111
District of Columbia 62% 10% 11% 15% 2% 129
Florida 61% 12% 7% 18% 2% 897
Georgia 54% 16% 7% 21% 2% 452
Hawaii 60% 18% 11% 11% < 1% 140
Idaho 61% 16% 8% 14% < 1% 141
Illinois 57% 14% 11% 16% 2% 573
Indiana 64% 11% 7% 17% 1% 266
Iowa 56% 13% 11% 16% 4% 114
Kansas 59% 16% 10% 14% < 1% 121
Kentucky 58% 9% 9% 23% 2% 185
Louisiana 50% 13% 8% 25% 3% 221
Maine 56% 19% 5% 17% 2% 105
Maryland 59% 11% 11% 17% 2% 271
Massachusetts 67% 11% 8% 12% 3% 234
Michigan 55% 16% 9% 18% 3% 400
Minnesota 58% 12% 13% 17% 1% 221
Mississippi 57% 13% 9% 19% 1% 158
Missouri 62% 16% 6% 15% < 1% 251
Montana 66% 14% 13% 7% < 1% 107
Nebraska 57% 18% 9% 15% 1% 128
Nevada 63% 20% 8% 9% < 1% 130
New Hampshire 49% 17% 7% 27% 1% 107
New Jersey 58% 14% 10% 16% 2% 333
New Mexico 60% 9% 7% 21% 3% 144
New York 62% 13% 9% 14% 2% 778
North Carolina 54% 18% 9% 18% 1% 497
North Dakota 69% 13% 6% 12% < 1% 114
Ohio 59% 16% 8% 16% 1% 487
Oklahoma 58% 10% 11% 20% 1% 204
Oregon 67% 17% 4% 11% 1% 168
Pennsylvania 61% 16% 9% 14% 1% 567
Rhode Island 49% 26% 12% 14% < 1% 133
South Carolina 53% 15% 9% 22% 1% 252
South Dakota 66% 11% 6% 17% < 1% 118
Tennessee 60% 13% 8% 16% 3% 334
Texas 62% 14% 9% 14% 2% 1,204
Utah 62% 27% 4% 6% < 1% 149
Virginia 60% 12% 9% 17% 2% 364
Washington 63% 15% 7% 12% 1% 297
West Virginia 59% 18% 9% 11% 3% 121
Wisconsin 60% 14% 11% 14% 1% 190
Wyoming 67% 15% 5% 13% < 1% 140

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 66% 2% 24% 6% 2% 264
Alaska 38% 12% 31% 11% 9% 111
Arizona 45% 11% 34% 4% 5% 302
Arkansas 56% 10% 30% 3% 1% 130
California 39% 12% 36% 10% 3% 1,559
Colorado 41% 20% 28% 6% 4% 199
Connecticut 29% 17% 43% 8% 2% 140
Delaware 39% 11% 45% 3% 2% 111
District of Columbia 42% 6% 37% 6% 8% 129
Florida 42% 11% 39% 6% 2% 897
Georgia 56% 8% 30% 5% 2% 452
Hawaii 29% 9% 52% 6% 5% 140
Idaho 46% 9% 34% 7% 4% 141
Illinois 41% 10% 39% 8% 3% 573
Indiana 45% 9% 40% 3% 3% 266
Iowa 47% 10% 37% 3% 2% 114
Kansas 51% 6% 33% 7% 2% 121
Kentucky 53% 8% 33% 4% 2% 185
Louisiana 52% 8% 35% 3% 2% 221
Maine 25% 15% 47% 10% 2% 105
Maryland 48% 10% 33% 6% 4% 271
Massachusetts 23% 14% 53% 8% 3% 234
Michigan 44% 7% 40% 4% 4% 400
Minnesota 35% 16% 40% 7% 3% 221
Mississippi 54% 9% 31% 4% 2% 158
Missouri 44% 10% 35% 7% 4% 251
Montana 47% 16% 25% 9% 4% 107
Nebraska 45% 14% 30% 8% 3% 128
Nevada 40% 11% 37% 10% 2% 130
New Hampshire 24% 16% 48% 11% 2% 107
New Jersey 37% 9% 40% 11% 3% 333
New Mexico 50% 9% 25% 9% 7% 144
New York 35% 14% 42% 6% 3% 778
North Carolina 50% 7% 36% 4% 2% 497
North Dakota 42% 4% 37% 13% 3% 114
Ohio 46% 10% 37% 3% 4% 487
Oklahoma 42% 10% 39% 6% 3% 204
Oregon 42% 8% 34% 12% 3% 168
Pennsylvania 47% 9% 34% 7% 2% 567
Rhode Island 43% 15% 36% 4% 2% 133
South Carolina 56% 7% 28% 4% 6% 252
South Dakota 45% 12% 38% 4% 2% 118
Tennessee 56% 8% 30% 3% 4% 334
Texas 49% 9% 32% 7% 3% 1,204
Utah 55% 5% 31% 7% 2% 149
Virginia 44% 10% 38% 6% 2% 364
Washington 36% 17% 36% 7% 4% 297
West Virginia 63% 4% 25% 5% 3% 121
Wisconsin 47% 16% 26% 8% 3% 190
Wyoming 48% 9% 31% 6% 5% 140

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

State 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
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 48% 50% 1% 1% 264
Alaska 36% 60% 1% 4% 111
Arizona 48% 46% 3% 3% 302
Arkansas 42% 56% 1% 1% 130
California 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,559
Colorado 41% 49% 3% 6% 199
Connecticut 31% 68% 1% < 1% 140
Delaware 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 111
District of Columbia 20% 79% 1% < 1% 129
Florida 34% 63% 1% 1% 897
Georgia 42% 56% 1% 1% 452
Hawaii 31% 66% 2% 1% 140
Idaho 44% 54% 1% 1% 141
Illinois 37% 58% 2% 2% 573
Indiana 37% 61% 2% < 1% 266
Iowa 41% 58% 1% < 1% 114
Kansas 35% 65% < 1% < 1% 121
Kentucky 47% 50% 2% 1% 185
Louisiana 40% 58% 1% 1% 221
Maine 32% 67% < 1% 2% 105
Maryland 31% 66% 1% 2% 271
Massachusetts 28% 69% 2% 1% 234
Michigan 40% 55% 3% 2% 400
Minnesota 39% 60% 1% 1% 221
Mississippi 40% 58% < 1% 2% 158
Missouri 42% 57% 1% < 1% 251
Montana 45% 51% 2% 1% 107
Nebraska 42% 56% < 1% 2% 128
Nevada 31% 67% 1% 1% 130
New Hampshire 39% 57% 4% < 1% 107
New Jersey 30% 66% 1% 2% 333
New Mexico 38% 54% 4% 4% 144
New York 28% 68% 2% 2% 778
North Carolina 42% 56% 1% 1% 497
North Dakota 40% 57% < 1% 3% 114
Ohio 32% 65% 2% < 1% 487
Oklahoma 33% 63% 2% 1% 204
Oregon 51% 47% 1% 1% 168
Pennsylvania 42% 55% 1% 1% 567
Rhode Island 40% 54% 6% < 1% 133
South Carolina 43% 53% 3% 2% 252
South Dakota 38% 61% 1% < 1% 118
Tennessee 41% 54% 3% 2% 334
Texas 38% 59% 2% 2% 1,204
Utah 48% 51% 1% < 1% 149
Virginia 38% 59% 1% 1% 364
Washington 43% 54% 2% 1% 297
West Virginia 57% 39% 2% 1% 121
Wisconsin 35% 64% 1% < 1% 190
Wyoming 51% 48% < 1% 1% 140

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 78% 10% 2% 9% 1% 264
Alaska 53% 11% 6% 29% < 1% 111
Arizona 62% 6% 8% 24% < 1% 302
Arkansas 67% 13% 6% 14% < 1% 130
California 49% 10% 6% 34% 1% 1,559
Colorado 50% 4% 9% 37% < 1% 199
Connecticut 37% 11% 9% 44% < 1% 140
Delaware 49% 18% 7% 23% 2% 111
District of Columbia 51% 18% 4% 27% < 1% 129
Florida 56% 12% 6% 25% 1% 897
Georgia 65% 10% 7% 18% < 1% 452
Hawaii 55% 9% 2% 33% < 1% 140
Idaho 58% 9% 9% 24% < 1% 141
Illinois 47% 11% 8% 33% 2% 573
Indiana 56% 11% 9% 23% 1% 266
Iowa 56% 12% 9% 23% < 1% 114
Kansas 57% 13% 2% 28% < 1% 121
Kentucky 65% 6% 8% 19% 1% 185
Louisiana 65% 9% 4% 21% 1% 221
Maine 31% 7% 3% 57% 1% 105
Maryland 56% 9% 7% 28% 1% 271
Massachusetts 32% 10% 11% 47% < 1% 234
Michigan 54% 9% 7% 29% 2% 400
Minnesota 46% 9% 9% 35% < 1% 221
Mississippi 79% 8% 1% 12% < 1% 158
Missouri 61% 10% 9% 20% < 1% 251
Montana 59% 3% 4% 34% < 1% 107
Nebraska 50% 14% 6% 28% 1% 128
Nevada 49% 8% 8% 35% < 1% 130
New Hampshire 31% 10% 5% 52% 2% 107
New Jersey 53% 12% 5% 31% < 1% 333
New Mexico 54% 10% 3% 33% < 1% 144
New York 49% 8% 6% 35% 1% 778
North Carolina 65% 12% 5% 18% 1% 497
North Dakota 41% 19% 10% 31% < 1% 114
Ohio 57% 10% 6% 26% < 1% 487
Oklahoma 68% 7% 6% 19% < 1% 204
Oregon 53% 8% 11% 28% 1% 168
Pennsylvania 52% 8% 7% 33% 1% 567
Rhode Island 39% 15% 10% 35% 1% 133
South Carolina 71% 10% 5% 15% < 1% 252
South Dakota 53% 6% 9% 32% < 1% 118
Tennessee 71% 8% 6% 13% 3% 334
Texas 62% 9% 4% 24% 1% 1,204
Utah 71% 5% 5% 20% < 1% 149
Virginia 61% 12% 4% 23% < 1% 364
Washington 47% 11% 7% 34% < 1% 297
West Virginia 69% 9% 6% 14% < 1% 121
Wisconsin 48% 12% 7% 33% 1% 190
Wyoming 59% 10% 4% 27% < 1% 140

Interpreting scripture among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

State 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
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 60% 20% 5% 8% 6% 264
Alaska 29% 19% 2% 45% 6% 111
Arizona 36% 32% 2% 23% 7% 302
Arkansas 54% 24% 2% 13% 6% 130
California 36% 25% 3% 30% 7% 1,559
Colorado 32% 26% 4% 29% 8% 199
Connecticut 31% 27% 2% 32% 8% 140
Delaware 33% 34% 5% 19% 9% 111
District of Columbia 45% 26% 2% 21% 6% 129
Florida 40% 26% 4% 23% 7% 897
Georgia 48% 28% 3% 16% 5% 452
Hawaii 38% 23% 3% 30% 6% 140
Idaho 31% 34% 2% 24% 8% 141
Illinois 34% 29% 2% 27% 7% 573
Indiana 41% 26% 6% 20% 6% 266
Iowa 30% 37% 4% 20% 9% 114
Kansas 40% 31% 3% 20% 7% 121
Kentucky 51% 22% 5% 16% 6% 185
Louisiana 55% 24% 3% 12% 6% 221
Maine 24% 21% 5% 41% 9% 105
Maryland 38% 21% 4% 29% 8% 271
Massachusetts 24% 23% 2% 42% 9% 234
Michigan 41% 23% 4% 21% 11% 400
Minnesota 34% 22% 3% 30% 11% 221
Mississippi 64% 16% 6% 11% 3% 158
Missouri 39% 28% 2% 23% 7% 251
Montana 34% 23% 4% 27% 12% 107
Nebraska 37% 34% 4% 15% 10% 128
Nevada 37% 23% 2% 32% 6% 130
New Hampshire 28% 15% 2% 45% 11% 107
New Jersey 34% 26% 4% 30% 6% 333
New Mexico 40% 26% 4% 26% 4% 144
New York 33% 22% 2% 36% 6% 778
North Carolina 46% 25% 6% 15% 8% 497
North Dakota 42% 31% 5% 16% 7% 114
Ohio 36% 30% 4% 23% 6% 487
Oklahoma 42% 22% 3% 25% 7% 204
Oregon 30% 28% 4% 32% 6% 168
Pennsylvania 39% 29% 3% 23% 7% 567
Rhode Island 30% 32% 1% 31% 6% 133
South Carolina 60% 21% 2% 10% 7% 252
South Dakota 34% 29% 4% 21% 12% 118
Tennessee 52% 24% 3% 14% 7% 334
Texas 47% 24% 3% 20% 6% 1,204
Utah 32% 36% 5% 25% 2% 149
Virginia 46% 21% 5% 19% 9% 364
Washington 31% 30% 4% 30% 6% 297
West Virginia 58% 20% 4% 9% 10% 121
Wisconsin 40% 25% 3% 28% 4% 190
Wyoming 34% 30% 4% 24% 8% 140

Belief in Heaven among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in heaven

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 85% 8% 7% 264
Alaska 63% 25% 12% 111
Arizona 77% 15% 8% 302
Arkansas 87% 7% 6% 130
California 72% 21% 7% 1,559
Colorado 58% 28% 13% 199
Connecticut 76% 16% 8% 140
Delaware 82% 10% 8% 111
District of Columbia 80% 13% 8% 129
Florida 76% 18% 6% 897
Georgia 83% 11% 7% 452
Hawaii 72% 20% 8% 140
Idaho 77% 17% 6% 141
Illinois 76% 16% 8% 573
Indiana 77% 14% 8% 266
Iowa 84% 10% 7% 114
Kansas 79% 13% 9% 121
Kentucky 86% 9% 5% 185
Louisiana 88% 8% 4% 221
Maine 60% 30% 10% 105
Maryland 73% 22% 5% 271
Massachusetts 65% 26% 9% 234
Michigan 76% 15% 9% 400
Minnesota 76% 16% 8% 221
Mississippi 85% 9% 6% 158
Missouri 76% 17% 6% 251
Montana 68% 23% 9% 107
Nebraska 81% 14% 6% 128
Nevada 68% 25% 7% 130
New Hampshire 65% 27% 8% 107
New Jersey 82% 14% 4% 333
New Mexico 71% 19% 10% 144
New York 70% 21% 9% 778
North Carolina 83% 11% 6% 497
North Dakota 82% 6% 12% 114
Ohio 78% 15% 7% 487
Oklahoma 78% 17% 5% 204
Oregon 67% 24% 10% 168
Pennsylvania 76% 17% 7% 567
Rhode Island 72% 18% 10% 133
South Carolina 85% 9% 6% 252
South Dakota 72% 15% 12% 118
Tennessee 82% 10% 8% 334
Texas 80% 12% 8% 1,204
Utah 84% 14% 2% 149
Virginia 80% 14% 7% 364
Washington 68% 23% 8% 297
West Virginia 90% 3% 7% 121
Wisconsin 78% 14% 8% 190
Wyoming 69% 21% 10% 140

Belief in Hell among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …in hell

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 72% 19% 9% 264
Alaska 58% 35% 7% 111
Arizona 57% 33% 9% 302
Arkansas 77% 18% 5% 130
California 57% 36% 7% 1,559
Colorado 48% 38% 14% 199
Connecticut 54% 35% 11% 140
Delaware 65% 23% 11% 111
District of Columbia 64% 23% 13% 129
Florida 63% 29% 8% 897
Georgia 74% 19% 7% 452
Hawaii 62% 32% 7% 140
Idaho 65% 29% 6% 141
Illinois 59% 29% 12% 573
Indiana 66% 25% 9% 266
Iowa 70% 19% 11% 114
Kansas 61% 26% 13% 121
Kentucky 82% 13% 6% 185
Louisiana 74% 18% 8% 221
Maine 44% 42% 13% 105
Maryland 60% 35% 5% 271
Massachusetts 43% 44% 13% 234
Michigan 64% 27% 9% 400
Minnesota 52% 35% 13% 221
Mississippi 76% 19% 5% 158
Missouri 70% 23% 7% 251
Montana 44% 46% 10% 107
Nebraska 62% 29% 9% 128
Nevada 49% 45% 6% 130
New Hampshire 44% 46% 10% 107
New Jersey 60% 32% 8% 333
New Mexico 57% 35% 8% 144
New York 52% 39% 9% 778
North Carolina 74% 19% 7% 497
North Dakota 60% 33% 8% 114
Ohio 64% 29% 7% 487
Oklahoma 64% 29% 7% 204
Oregon 52% 41% 7% 168
Pennsylvania 61% 31% 8% 567
Rhode Island 56% 35% 10% 133
South Carolina 76% 15% 10% 252
South Dakota 58% 29% 13% 118
Tennessee 77% 18% 6% 334
Texas 69% 24% 7% 1,204
Utah 54% 40% 6% 149
Virginia 68% 24% 8% 364
Washington 50% 43% 6% 297
West Virginia 82% 12% 6% 121
Wisconsin 61% 30% 9% 190
Wyoming 49% 42% 9% 140

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

State Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 44% 17% 39% 264
Alaska 35% 32% 33% 111
Arizona 43% 24% 33% 302
Arkansas 48% 20% 32% 130
California 30% 21% 49% 1,559
Colorado 38% 17% 45% 199
Connecticut 38% 19% 44% 140
Delaware 28% 9% 64% 111
District of Columbia 8% 17% 75% 129
Florida 34% 20% 46% 897
Georgia 40% 19% 41% 452
Hawaii 29% 23% 48% 140
Idaho 60% 9% 31% 141
Illinois 34% 21% 45% 573
Indiana 43% 24% 33% 266
Iowa 46% 16% 38% 114
Kansas 42% 29% 29% 121
Kentucky 45% 10% 45% 185
Louisiana 37% 10% 53% 221
Maine 36% 19% 45% 105
Maryland 29% 11% 60% 271
Massachusetts 25% 20% 55% 234
Michigan 34% 19% 48% 400
Minnesota 39% 16% 45% 221
Mississippi 40% 13% 47% 158
Missouri 42% 22% 37% 251
Montana 48% 24% 29% 107
Nebraska 43% 14% 42% 128
Nevada 40% 9% 51% 130
New Hampshire 33% 24% 43% 107
New Jersey 34% 14% 51% 333
New Mexico 34% 16% 51% 144
New York 25% 20% 54% 778
North Carolina 41% 16% 43% 497
North Dakota 41% 23% 35% 114
Ohio 44% 20% 36% 487
Oklahoma 46% 18% 36% 204
Oregon 35% 22% 43% 168
Pennsylvania 42% 16% 42% 567
Rhode Island 29% 25% 47% 133
South Carolina 40% 22% 38% 252
South Dakota 49% 7% 44% 118
Tennessee 47% 15% 38% 334
Texas 36% 23% 41% 1,204
Utah 61% 12% 28% 149
Virginia 38% 21% 41% 364
Washington 39% 24% 38% 297
West Virginia 46% 13% 42% 121
Wisconsin 41% 18% 41% 190
Wyoming 52% 21% 27% 140

Political ideology among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 55% 25% 10% 10% 264
Alaska 38% 36% 21% 6% 111
Arizona 47% 26% 18% 8% 302
Arkansas 44% 34% 16% 6% 130
California 35% 33% 26% 6% 1,559
Colorado 30% 36% 28% 6% 199
Connecticut 39% 32% 24% 5% 140
Delaware 25% 39% 31% 5% 111
District of Columbia 23% 40% 26% 11% 129
Florida 38% 29% 26% 8% 897
Georgia 44% 31% 19% 6% 452
Hawaii 32% 37% 21% 10% 140
Idaho 45% 27% 25% 3% 141
Illinois 37% 34% 23% 5% 573
Indiana 49% 27% 19% 5% 266
Iowa 54% 22% 20% 5% 114
Kansas 38% 27% 30% 4% 121
Kentucky 46% 31% 17% 6% 185
Louisiana 54% 27% 14% 5% 221
Maine 35% 25% 35% 4% 105
Maryland 30% 28% 36% 7% 271
Massachusetts 26% 35% 31% 8% 234
Michigan 39% 27% 26% 8% 400
Minnesota 41% 27% 26% 6% 221
Mississippi 50% 20% 23% 6% 158
Missouri 48% 31% 18% 3% 251
Montana 49% 27% 18% 6% 107
Nebraska 47% 28% 20% 4% 128
Nevada 38% 32% 26% 4% 130
New Hampshire 45% 34% 20% < 1% 107
New Jersey 35% 36% 24% 4% 333
New Mexico 35% 33% 21% 11% 144
New York 33% 30% 31% 6% 778
North Carolina 47% 29% 18% 7% 497
North Dakota 46% 29% 23% 2% 114
Ohio 47% 25% 19% 9% 487
Oklahoma 40% 34% 18% 7% 204
Oregon 31% 31% 33% 6% 168
Pennsylvania 39% 32% 21% 8% 567
Rhode Island 34% 38% 21% 7% 133
South Carolina 49% 30% 14% 7% 252
South Dakota 42% 35% 17% 6% 118
Tennessee 48% 24% 21% 7% 334
Texas 41% 30% 21% 8% 1,204
Utah 47% 29% 19% 5% 149
Virginia 42% 36% 18% 5% 364
Washington 37% 34% 22% 6% 297
West Virginia 54% 25% 16% 5% 121
Wisconsin 46% 31% 20% 3% 190
Wyoming 44% 32% 16% 7% 140

Views about size of government among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who would rather have…

State Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 58% 37% 2% 3% 264
Alaska 58% 36% 2% 4% 111
Arizona 60% 33% 2% 6% 302
Arkansas 53% 40% 1% 6% 130
California 41% 51% 4% 4% 1,559
Colorado 51% 41% 7% 1% 199
Connecticut 57% 39% 3% 1% 140
Delaware 39% 48% 7% 5% 111
District of Columbia 21% 70% 3% 6% 129
Florida 44% 47% 5% 4% 897
Georgia 50% 42% 3% 5% 452
Hawaii 51% 41% 6% 2% 140
Idaho 66% 30% 2% 1% 141
Illinois 52% 42% 4% 3% 573
Indiana 55% 36% 4% 5% 266
Iowa 71% 26% 1% 3% 114
Kansas 73% 23% 1% 2% 121
Kentucky 59% 36% 3% 2% 185
Louisiana 48% 45% 4% 3% 221
Maine 61% 32% 4% 3% 105
Maryland 46% 46% 2% 6% 271
Massachusetts 43% 45% 4% 8% 234
Michigan 54% 33% 8% 5% 400
Minnesota 56% 35% 5% 4% 221
Mississippi 52% 41% 4% 3% 158
Missouri 63% 30% 1% 5% 251
Montana 75% 15% 7% 4% 107
Nebraska 68% 26% 2% 4% 128
Nevada 57% 36% 6% 1% 130
New Hampshire 59% 37% < 1% 3% 107
New Jersey 40% 51% 5% 4% 333
New Mexico 47% 44% 3% 6% 144
New York 39% 54% 3% 4% 778
North Carolina 52% 38% 5% 5% 497
North Dakota 66% 26% 1% 6% 114
Ohio 60% 31% 3% 5% 487
Oklahoma 60% 33% 4% 3% 204
Oregon 55% 38% 1% 6% 168
Pennsylvania 59% 33% 2% 5% 567
Rhode Island 56% 32% 6% 6% 133
South Carolina 49% 41% 3% 7% 252
South Dakota 66% 30% 2% 2% 118
Tennessee 55% 38% 4% 4% 334
Texas 43% 49% 4% 4% 1,204
Utah 70% 26% 3% 2% 149
Virginia 54% 41% 2% 3% 364
Washington 55% 34% 6% 5% 297
West Virginia 65% 26% 6% 3% 121
Wisconsin 64% 32% 4% 1% 190
Wyoming 73% 20% 1% 6% 140

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 49% 44% 6% 1% 264
Alaska 49% 42% 6% 3% 111
Arizona 47% 42% 5% 6% 302
Arkansas 52% 45% 1% 2% 130
California 38% 55% 4% 3% 1,559
Colorado 39% 56% 4% 1% 199
Connecticut 43% 53% 4% < 1% 140
Delaware 36% 60% 1% 2% 111
District of Columbia 15% 77% 5% 2% 129
Florida 42% 51% 6% 2% 897
Georgia 45% 48% 6% 2% 452
Hawaii 37% 58% 3% 2% 140
Idaho 47% 45% 6% 2% 141
Illinois 42% 52% 5% 2% 573
Indiana 54% 40% 5% 2% 266
Iowa 46% 50% 4% < 1% 114
Kansas 46% 45% 7% 2% 121
Kentucky 49% 38% 10% 3% 185
Louisiana 45% 47% 4% 4% 221
Maine 39% 57% 4% 1% 105
Maryland 38% 56% 4% 2% 271
Massachusetts 35% 59% 2% 4% 234
Michigan 39% 54% 5% 3% 400
Minnesota 42% 50% 6% 1% 221
Mississippi 46% 45% 6% 3% 158
Missouri 44% 52% 3% 1% 251
Montana 50% 42% 2% 5% 107
Nebraska 58% 39% 2% 1% 128
Nevada 47% 47% 5% 1% 130
New Hampshire 43% 48% 6% 4% 107
New Jersey 34% 61% 3% 2% 333
New Mexico 43% 49% 4% 4% 144
New York 36% 56% 6% 1% 778
North Carolina 45% 47% 4% 3% 497
North Dakota 46% 46% 3% 4% 114
Ohio 46% 46% 5% 4% 487
Oklahoma 43% 50% 5% 2% 204
Oregon 36% 58% 6% < 1% 168
Pennsylvania 46% 46% 4% 3% 567
Rhode Island 39% 57% 1% 3% 133
South Carolina 42% 48% 7% 3% 252
South Dakota 47% 50% < 1% 2% 118
Tennessee 47% 46% 5% 2% 334
Texas 44% 49% 4% 3% 1,204
Utah 56% 41% 1% 1% 149
Virginia 44% 49% 3% 3% 364
Washington 44% 51% 3% 2% 297
West Virginia 52% 40% 7% 1% 121
Wisconsin 45% 46% 4% 4% 190
Wyoming 57% 37% 4% 2% 140

Views about abortion among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 32% 61% 7% 264
Alaska 54% 43% 4% 111
Arizona 41% 53% 6% 302
Arkansas 30% 66% 4% 130
California 48% 47% 5% 1,559
Colorado 53% 41% 6% 199
Connecticut 57% 37% 6% 140
Delaware 47% 48% 5% 111
District of Columbia 65% 28% 6% 129
Florida 47% 47% 6% 897
Georgia 41% 54% 4% 452
Hawaii 56% 39% 6% 140
Idaho 37% 57% 6% 141
Illinois 51% 46% 3% 573
Indiana 38% 56% 6% 266
Iowa 45% 51% 4% 114
Kansas 45% 53% 2% 121
Kentucky 37% 54% 9% 185
Louisiana 35% 60% 5% 221
Maine 58% 39% 3% 105
Maryland 55% 38% 7% 271
Massachusetts 66% 28% 6% 234
Michigan 49% 45% 6% 400
Minnesota 44% 50% 6% 221
Mississippi 33% 63% 5% 158
Missouri 39% 56% 6% 251
Montana 46% 50% 4% 107
Nebraska 44% 51% 5% 128
Nevada 57% 40% 3% 130
New Hampshire 54% 38% 8% 107
New Jersey 55% 41% 4% 333
New Mexico 46% 52% 3% 144
New York 57% 39% 4% 778
North Carolina 43% 50% 7% 497
North Dakota 42% 55% 3% 114
Ohio 43% 53% 4% 487
Oklahoma 48% 48% 4% 204
Oregon 53% 45% 2% 168
Pennsylvania 44% 50% 6% 567
Rhode Island 49% 42% 9% 133
South Carolina 38% 55% 8% 252
South Dakota 48% 48% 4% 118
Tennessee 37% 60% 3% 334
Texas 39% 55% 6% 1,204
Utah 40% 59% 1% 149
Virginia 47% 50% 3% 364
Washington 51% 43% 6% 297
West Virginia 22% 68% 9% 121
Wisconsin 45% 51% 3% 190
Wyoming 41% 58% 1% 140

Views about homosexuality among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 34% 57% 6% 4% 264
Alaska 59% 32% 7% 2% 111
Arizona 55% 32% 6% 7% 302
Arkansas 34% 58% 4% 3% 130
California 60% 32% 4% 4% 1,559
Colorado 61% 30% 2% 7% 199
Connecticut 69% 27% 2% 2% 140
Delaware 59% 34% 1% 6% 111
District of Columbia 56% 35% 3% 6% 129
Florida 57% 35% 6% 3% 897
Georgia 47% 45% 4% 3% 452
Hawaii 57% 33% 4% 5% 140
Idaho 52% 38% 9% 1% 141
Illinois 59% 32% 5% 5% 573
Indiana 45% 45% 4% 5% 266
Iowa 46% 47% 5% 2% 114
Kansas 47% 39% 11% 2% 121
Kentucky 34% 58% 6% 2% 185
Louisiana 47% 45% 4% 5% 221
Maine 68% 25% 4% 3% 105
Maryland 56% 39% 3% 3% 271
Massachusetts 73% 18% 4% 5% 234
Michigan 53% 36% 8% 3% 400
Minnesota 55% 41% 2% 2% 221
Mississippi 30% 63% 7% 1% 158
Missouri 50% 43% 3% 5% 251
Montana 52% 34% 7% 7% 107
Nebraska 51% 44% 2% 3% 128
Nevada 62% 33% 2% 3% 130
New Hampshire 65% 27% 3% 5% 107
New Jersey 65% 30% 2% 3% 333
New Mexico 57% 36% 6% 2% 144
New York 60% 31% 4% 5% 778
North Carolina 48% 40% 7% 5% 497
North Dakota 46% 46% 7% 1% 114
Ohio 50% 43% 3% 4% 487
Oklahoma 44% 47% 6% 3% 204
Oregon 57% 35% 7% 1% 168
Pennsylvania 52% 37% 5% 6% 567
Rhode Island 66% 20% 4% 9% 133
South Carolina 40% 53% 5% 3% 252
South Dakota 54% 40% 5% 1% 118
Tennessee 32% 62% 3% 3% 334
Texas 48% 44% 4% 4% 1,204
Utah 46% 44% 4% 6% 149
Virginia 54% 40% 4% 2% 364
Washington 58% 37% 3% 2% 297
West Virginia 27% 63% 4% 6% 121
Wisconsin 59% 38% 2% 1% 190
Wyoming 45% 47% 4% 4% 140

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 23% 63% 14% 264
Alaska 52% 39% 9% 111
Arizona 47% 43% 10% 302
Arkansas 26% 64% 10% 130
California 52% 41% 7% 1,559
Colorado 56% 36% 8% 199
Connecticut 59% 36% 5% 140
Delaware 46% 48% 7% 111
District of Columbia 51% 35% 14% 129
Florida 43% 48% 10% 897
Georgia 33% 57% 9% 452
Hawaii 51% 40% 8% 140
Idaho 42% 48% 10% 141
Illinois 53% 39% 8% 573
Indiana 35% 54% 12% 266
Iowa 44% 49% 7% 114
Kansas 41% 46% 13% 121
Kentucky 24% 64% 12% 185
Louisiana 32% 59% 10% 221
Maine 63% 32% 5% 105
Maryland 49% 41% 9% 271
Massachusetts 62% 25% 13% 234
Michigan 45% 46% 9% 400
Minnesota 50% 46% 3% 221
Mississippi 22% 73% 5% 158
Missouri 42% 52% 6% 251
Montana 43% 47% 9% 107
Nebraska 42% 55% 3% 128
Nevada 54% 38% 7% 130
New Hampshire 63% 31% 6% 107
New Jersey 49% 43% 8% 333
New Mexico 45% 47% 8% 144
New York 53% 39% 8% 778
North Carolina 38% 52% 10% 497
North Dakota 40% 53% 6% 114
Ohio 42% 51% 7% 487
Oklahoma 35% 58% 8% 204
Oregon 50% 40% 10% 168
Pennsylvania 42% 47% 11% 567
Rhode Island 55% 33% 12% 133
South Carolina 31% 61% 8% 252
South Dakota 45% 49% 6% 118
Tennessee 29% 65% 6% 334
Texas 37% 54% 9% 1,204
Utah 42% 53% 5% 149
Virginia 43% 50% 7% 364
Washington 49% 41% 9% 297
West Virginia 23% 62% 15% 121
Wisconsin 53% 43% 4% 190
Wyoming 44% 45% 11% 140

Views about environmental regulation among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say…

State 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
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 46% 45% 2% 7% 264
Alaska 43% 53% 1% 3% 111
Arizona 41% 49% 3% 6% 302
Arkansas 50% 45% 3% 2% 130
California 33% 59% 2% 5% 1,559
Colorado 30% 62% 2% 6% 199
Connecticut 36% 63% 1% < 1% 140
Delaware 30% 62% 2% 6% 111
District of Columbia 22% 73% 2% 3% 129
Florida 39% 56% 2% 3% 897
Georgia 37% 58% 2% 3% 452
Hawaii 22% 71% 1% 6% 140
Idaho 46% 49% 1% 4% 141
Illinois 37% 59% 3% 2% 573
Indiana 44% 50% 3% 3% 266
Iowa 41% 54% 3% 2% 114
Kansas 34% 56% 5% 5% 121
Kentucky 52% 42% 3% 3% 185
Louisiana 49% 47% 3% 1% 221
Maine 29% 63% 4% 4% 105
Maryland 32% 62% 2% 4% 271
Massachusetts 29% 61% 5% 6% 234
Michigan 38% 50% 4% 8% 400
Minnesota 41% 53% 2% 4% 221
Mississippi 45% 46% 6% 3% 158
Missouri 46% 49% 3% 3% 251
Montana 55% 37% 7% 1% 107
Nebraska 42% 50% 3% 5% 128
Nevada 38% 54% 4% 4% 130
New Hampshire 33% 62% 4% 1% 107
New Jersey 32% 61% 3% 4% 333
New Mexico 41% 51% 4% 4% 144
New York 29% 65% 2% 4% 778
North Carolina 41% 51% 3% 5% 497
North Dakota 38% 47% 5% 9% 114
Ohio 43% 51% 3% 3% 487
Oklahoma 41% 51% 3% 6% 204
Oregon 39% 56% 3% 1% 168
Pennsylvania 43% 51% 3% 3% 567
Rhode Island 35% 62% 1% 1% 133
South Carolina 45% 51% 2% 3% 252
South Dakota 41% 54% 1% 4% 118
Tennessee 44% 50% 2% 4% 334
Texas 38% 55% 3% 4% 1,204
Utah 45% 44% 9% 2% 149
Virginia 38% 57% 2% 2% 364
Washington 28% 64% 3% 5% 297
West Virginia 53% 35% 7% 5% 121
Wisconsin 38% 59% 2% 1% 190
Wyoming 55% 36% 4% 5% 140

Views about human evolution among adults who meditate at least once a week by state

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who say humans…

State 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
Sample size = 264. 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.
Alabama 13% 26% 2% 53% 5% 264
Alaska 30% 28% 5% 30% 7% 111
Arizona 20% 25% 4% 42% 8% 302
Arkansas 10% 26% 3% 57% 4% 130
California 30% 25% 4% 35% 5% 1,559
Colorado 30% 24% 4% 35% 6% 199
Connecticut 27% 29% 2% 38% 4% 140
Delaware 29% 18% 3% 42% 7% 111
District of Columbia 32% 32% 6% 26% 5% 129
Florida 24% 28% 4% 40% 4% 897
Georgia 18% 28% 3% 47% 5% 452
Hawaii 28% 29% 4% 36% 3% 140
Idaho 18% 28% 3% 44% 7% 141
Illinois 27% 32% 3% 35% 4% 573
Indiana 20% 26% 4% 44% 6% 266
Iowa 20% 27% 4% 42% 8% 114
Kansas 17% 27% 7% 45% 4% 121
Kentucky 16% 23% 2% 53% 6% 185
Louisiana 18% 28% 2% 44% 8% 221
Maine 45% 21% 5% 26% 3% 105
Maryland 26% 27% 3% 39% 4% 271
Massachusetts 36% 26% 8% 24% 6% 234
Michigan 20% 29% 4% 41% 6% 400
Minnesota 28% 23% 5% 38% 7% 221
Mississippi 18% 20% 2% 57% 5% 158
Missouri 22% 27% 4% 45% 3% 251
Montana 31% 14% 5% 47% 4% 107
Nebraska 26% 27% 5% 40% 3% 128
Nevada 22% 30% 4% 39% 5% 130
New Hampshire 32% 26% 1% 39% 2% 107
New Jersey 28% 29% 3% 35% 5% 333
New Mexico 23% 24% 6% 44% 2% 144
New York 31% 23% 7% 36% 4% 778
North Carolina 19% 29% 3% 43% 6% 497
North Dakota 20% 19% 2% 52% 7% 114
Ohio 19% 26% 5% 44% 6% 487
Oklahoma 23% 26% 1% 38% 11% 204
Oregon 33% 24% 4% 31% 7% 168
Pennsylvania 26% 24% 3% 41% 5% 567
Rhode Island 24% 25% 3% 44% 4% 133
South Carolina 14% 22% 2% 56% 6% 252
South Dakota 16% 25% 1% 55% 2% 118
Tennessee 14% 24% 2% 54% 6% 334
Texas 20% 27% 3% 45% 5% 1,204
Utah 23% 24% 3% 48% 2% 149
Virginia 19% 27% 5% 45% 4% 364
Washington 29% 22% 7% 38% 5% 297
West Virginia 10% 22% 6% 59% 3% 121
Wisconsin 27% 26% 2% 38% 6% 190
Wyoming 26% 22% 8% 39% 4% 140