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

% of men who meditate…

Religious traditionAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Buddhist60%6%9%24%< 1%138
Evangelical Protestant46%7%3%41%2%4,061
Hindu30%6%9%55%< 1%136
Historically Black Protestant56%9%3%31%1%818
Mainline Protestant32%10%5%51%2%2,778
Orthodox Christian30%9%7%52%1%106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")24%9%5%61%1%4,471
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