US has over 10% Meditators and Hatha Yoga Practitioners
US population is 325.7 million, 35 million meditators is over 10%. https://www.vox.com/2018/11/8/18073422/yoga-meditation-apps-classes-health-anxiety-cdc https://www.vox.com/2018/11/8/18073422/yoga-meditation-apps-classes-health-anxiety-cdc Yoga and meditation, two ancient practices, are now officially the most popular alternative health approaches in the United States, each used by around 35 million adults. That’s the word from two reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention out Thursday, which looked at the changes in the use of yoga, meditation, and chiropractors between 2012 and 2017. In 2017, about 14.3 percent of US adults surveyed by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics said they had done yoga in the past 12 months, while 14.2 percent had meditated, the reports show. That’s up from 2012, when 9 percent were doing yoga and 4 percent meditating.