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Graph titled Meditation Use: 20-Year Trends

NHIS 20 Year Trends: Use of Meditation

Vertical bar graph showing percentages of U.S. adults who used meditation in 2002 and 2022. 

In 2002, 7.5 percent used meditation.

In 2022, 17.3 percent used meditation.


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