Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

% of adults who meditate at least once a week who are…

Metro areaParentsNon-parentsSample size
Atlanta Metro Area36%64%225
Baltimore Metro Area23%77%104
Boston Metro Area19%81%154
Chicago Metro Area26%74%367
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area31%69%300
Detroit Metro Area35%65%146
Houston Metro Area35%65%235
Los Angeles Metro Area29%71%453
Miami Metro Area35%65%240
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area28%72%123
New York City Metro Area27%73%703
Philadelphia Metro Area25%75%288
Phoenix Metro Area26%74%176
Pittsburgh Metro Area24%76%102
Providence Metro Area22%78%150
Riverside, CA Metro Area38%62%166
San Diego Metro Area21%79%144
San Francisco Metro Area30%70%176
Seattle Metro Area20%80%118
St. Louis Metro Area27%73%115
Tampa Metro Area24%76%137
Washington, DC Metro Area33%67%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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