Frequency of meditation by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area by frequency of meditation

% of adults who meditate…

Metro areaAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area43%12%4%40%2%510
Baltimore Metro Area37%6%4%53%1%250
Boston Metro Area30%11%6%52%1%498
Chicago Metro Area40%8%5%46%1%867
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area43%9%4%42%2%659
Detroit Metro Area35%7%4%51%2%374
Houston Metro Area46%7%6%40%1%514
Los Angeles Metro Area41%9%6%43%2%1,076
Miami Metro Area48%10%2%38%2%483
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area30%8%3%58%1%342
New York City Metro Area41%9%5%43%2%1,786
Philadelphia Metro Area38%6%6%48%1%722
Phoenix Metro Area42%7%3%46%2%397
Pittsburgh Metro Area41%8%2%47%2%252
Providence Metro Area38%5%4%53%1%351
Riverside, CA Metro Area45%9%1%43%2%373
San Diego Metro Area45%8%6%40%2%321
San Francisco Metro Area35%9%6%48%2%485
Seattle Metro Area35%8%2%54%1%333
St. Louis Metro Area38%8%4%50%< 1%274
Tampa Metro Area42%6%2%48%2%320
Washington, DC Metro Area40%14%5%41%1%913
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.

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