Educational 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 educational group

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

State High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Alabama 50% 34% 11% 6% 177
Alaska 35% 42% 14% 9% 146
Arizona 41% 37% 14% 8% 285
Arkansas 60% 22% 12% 6% 114
California 39% 34% 17% 10% 1,581
Colorado 33% 40% 15% 13% 209
Connecticut 39% 30% 17% 14% 193
Delaware 49% 29% 12% 10% 141
District of Columbia 34% 20% 31% 15% 115
Florida 42% 34% 14% 9% 926
Georgia 47% 28% 14% 11% 359
Hawaii 43% 28% 24% 5% 157
Idaho 43% 35% 15% 7% 150
Illinois 42% 32% 17% 8% 594
Indiana 46% 35% 12% 7% 282
Iowa 41% 42% 10% 7% 147
Kansas 47% 30% 13% 10% 139
Kentucky 61% 28% 9% 3% 173
Louisiana 54% 29% 14% 4% 172
Maine 42% 35% 17% 7% 166
Maryland 39% 30% 20% 12% 281
Massachusetts 43% 25% 18% 14% 366
Michigan 43% 36% 12% 9% 446
Minnesota 40% 32% 20% 7% 260
Missouri 45% 32% 16% 7% 266
Montana 46% 34% 15% 5% 138
Nebraska 41% 40% 13% 6% 133
Nevada 47% 34% 14% 4% 162
New Hampshire 40% 33% 16% 12% 166
New Jersey 38% 26% 17% 19% 417
New Mexico 47% 26% 19% 8% 114
New York 41% 31% 17% 11% 932
North Carolina 44% 31% 14% 10% 391
North Dakota 39% 43% 14% 5% 160
Ohio 49% 29% 14% 8% 526
Oklahoma 48% 31% 15% 6% 163
Oregon 40% 34% 19% 7% 185
Pennsylvania 48% 28% 15% 8% 588
Rhode Island 39% 36% 16% 9% 154
South Carolina 43% 33% 17% 7% 177
South Dakota 50% 27% 14% 9% 139
Tennessee 54% 28% 11% 6% 229
Texas 45% 33% 14% 8% 947
Utah 40% 36% 17% 7% 119
Vermont 39% 27% 22% 12% 160
Virginia 40% 31% 18% 12% 348
Washington 38% 39% 16% 7% 308
West Virginia 51% 30% 11% 8% 123
Wisconsin 41% 35% 17% 6% 264
Wyoming 46% 38% 13% 3% 125

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