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

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

Importance of religion in one's lifeBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Very important1%22%38%< 1%11%2%1%13%3%1%< 1%1%1%< 1%5%< 1%10,431
Somewhat important2%25%18%2%4%1%2%17%1%1%1%1%3%< 1%20%1%2,440
Not too important2%13%5%1%1%< 1%4%10%< 1%1%1%2%6%2%50%2%860
Not at all important2%3%5%< 1%1%< 1%1%3%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%8%1%73%1%992
Don't know4%12%26%1%2%1%< 1%16%< 1%2%< 1%1%5%1%24%5%135
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