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Graph titled Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Massage: 20-Year Trends

NHIS 20 Year Trends: Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Massage

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

In 2002, 5.0 percent used yoga.

In 2022, 15.8 percent used yoga.

In 2002, 7.5 percent used meditation.

In 2022, 17.3 percent used meditation. 

In 2002, 4.8 percent used massage.

In 2022, 10.9 percent used massage.


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