Age distribution among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by age group

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 25% 39% 24% 12% 174
Alaska 35% 31% 21% 13% 142
Arizona 22% 35% 24% 19% 284
Arkansas 28% 34% 22% 16% 113
California 25% 36% 24% 16% 1,557
Colorado 21% 42% 26% 12% 207
Connecticut 23% 35% 26% 16% 188
Delaware 23% 30% 25% 21% 136
District of Columbia 35% 35% 23% 7% 112
Florida 22% 31% 25% 22% 912
Georgia 23% 38% 24% 15% 355
Hawaii 18% 30% 29% 22% 156
Idaho 17% 38% 27% 17% 149
Illinois 22% 33% 27% 18% 586
Indiana 19% 38% 26% 17% 280
Iowa 24% 32% 25% 19% 148
Kansas 28% 26% 29% 18% 138
Kentucky 22% 31% 28% 20% 175
Louisiana 26% 32% 22% 19% 172
Maine 14% 33% 32% 21% 166
Maryland 21% 37% 29% 13% 281
Massachusetts 21% 34% 28% 16% 358
Michigan 25% 33% 26% 16% 438
Minnesota 21% 38% 25% 16% 257
Missouri 24% 31% 29% 16% 262
Montana 20% 32% 33% 15% 134
Nebraska 17% 39% 26% 17% 132
Nevada 22% 34% 25% 20% 158
New Hampshire 19% 30% 32% 19% 164
New Jersey 20% 34% 29% 16% 406
New Mexico 18% 31% 34% 17% 113
New York 21% 34% 26% 18% 912
North Carolina 25% 36% 24% 15% 387
North Dakota 32% 26% 26% 16% 158
Ohio 20% 33% 28% 18% 521
Oklahoma 27% 35% 24% 15% 163
Oregon 17% 38% 25% 20% 183
Pennsylvania 23% 32% 26% 20% 586
Rhode Island 23% 26% 29% 22% 153
South Carolina 27% 30% 26% 17% 172
South Dakota 23% 31% 28% 19% 136
Tennessee 28% 35% 23% 14% 227
Texas 28% 37% 22% 14% 934
Utah 27% 38% 21% 14% 117
Vermont 13% 34% 38% 15% 161
Virginia 28% 33% 24% 15% 343
Washington 20% 35% 26% 19% 304
West Virginia 18% 44% 24% 14% 122
Wisconsin 19% 34% 30% 17% 259
Wyoming 19% 39% 28% 13% 125

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