Importance of religion in one's life among adults who meditate once or twice a month by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who meditate once or twice a month by importance of religion

% of adults who meditate once or twice a month who say religion is…

Religious traditionVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Catholic57%35%7%1%< 1%613
Evangelical Protestant71%25%3%1%< 1%546
Historically Black Protestant91%7%< 1%1%1%162
Mainline Protestant48%39%10%2%< 1%574
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")11%23%31%33%1%703
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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