National Health Interview Survey 2017

According to data from the 2017 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) released in November 2018, the number of American adults and children using yoga and meditation has significantly increased over previous years and the use of chiropractic has increased modestly for adults and held steady for children.

See Press Release: More adults and children are using yoga and meditation: Nationwide survey reveals significant increases

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Graph titled Yoga: Use by U.S. Adults

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Graph titled Meditation: Use by U.S. Adults

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Graph titled Yoga: Use by U.S. Children

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Graph titled Meditation: Use by U.S. Children

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Graph titled Use of Yoga and Meditation, U.S. Adults Aged 18 and Over

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Note to researchers: NHIS data are available for secondary analyses. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/ for further information.

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