Educational distribution among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of who say religion 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
Sample size = 263. 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 46% 32% 15% 7% 263
Arizona 35% 39% 15% 12% 218
Arkansas 45% 38% 12% 5% 144
California 46% 33% 13% 8% 1,019
Colorado 37% 30% 22% 11% 149
Florida 47% 31% 14% 8% 627
Georgia 43% 34% 14% 10% 420
Idaho 29% 45% 17% 10% 120
Illinois 41% 31% 18% 10% 400
Indiana 48% 30% 14% 8% 241
Iowa 39% 28% 21% 12% 119
Kansas 34% 40% 17% 9% 114
Kentucky 47% 29% 11% 13% 187
Louisiana 51% 30% 14% 6% 200
Maryland 43% 29% 14% 14% 210
Massachusetts 31% 42% 18% 9% 111
Michigan 43% 33% 16% 8% 328
Minnesota 32% 37% 20% 11% 164
Mississippi 43% 39% 13% 6% 161
Missouri 43% 32% 17% 8% 240
Nebraska 34% 35% 19% 12% 112
New Jersey 41% 31% 16% 12% 248
New Mexico 52% 35% 10% 3% 107
New York 48% 24% 17% 11% 493
North Carolina 43% 34% 16% 8% 426
North Dakota 35% 29% 26% 11% 113
Ohio 43% 33% 15% 9% 387
Oklahoma 44% 35% 13% 7% 158
Oregon 44% 37% 10% 9% 111
Pennsylvania 51% 26% 12% 11% 473
South Carolina 49% 33% 11% 8% 230
South Dakota 34% 37% 19% 9% 108
Tennessee 45% 32% 12% 11% 322
Texas 44% 31% 18% 8% 1,046
Utah 25% 43% 23% 10% 141
Virginia 43% 31% 17% 9% 318
Washington 31% 39% 21% 8% 202
West Virginia 62% 26% 8% 4% 143
Wisconsin 44% 34% 15% 7% 197
Wyoming 30% 39% 22% 9% 118

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