Frequency of meditation among whites by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among whites by frequency of meditation

% of whites who meditate…

Importance of religion in one's lifeAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Very important50%7%3%38%2%12,458
Somewhat important25%10%5%59%1%6,124
Not too important20%11%6%63%1%2,988
Not at all important22%8%5%64%1%3,154
Don't know49%7%3%29%13%176
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Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never