Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate at least once a week by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who meditate at least once a week by importance of religion

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

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area72%17%5%5%1%227
Baltimore Metro Area67%19%3%10%1%104
Boston Metro Area55%24%9%11%1%156
Chicago Metro Area62%23%6%9%< 1%368
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area82%12%3%2%< 1%301
Detroit Metro Area65%17%6%10%2%147
Houston Metro Area75%15%5%6%< 1%237
Los Angeles Metro Area66%21%7%5%1%456
Miami Metro Area75%14%4%6%1%241
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area55%25%8%9%3%123
New York City Metro Area64%20%7%8%2%708
Philadelphia Metro Area63%20%7%10%< 1%288
Phoenix Metro Area72%16%5%5%2%177
Pittsburgh Metro Area68%21%5%6%< 1%102
Providence Metro Area69%21%4%6%< 1%150
Riverside, CA Metro Area61%20%10%7%1%166
San Diego Metro Area69%16%5%11%< 1%145
San Francisco Metro Area52%25%13%9%< 1%177
Seattle Metro Area57%21%9%12%< 1%118
St. Louis Metro Area69%19%6%6%< 1%116
Tampa Metro Area61%21%8%10%< 1%138
Washington, DC Metro Area65%22%6%8%< 1%366
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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