Gender composition 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 gender

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

State Men Women Sample Size
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Alabama 56% 44% 180
Alaska 54% 46% 146
Arizona 47% 53% 286
Arkansas 52% 48% 114
California 50% 50% 1,596
Colorado 47% 53% 209
Connecticut 46% 54% 197
Delaware 47% 53% 141
District of Columbia 50% 50% 118
Florida 51% 49% 933
Georgia 57% 43% 360
Hawaii 51% 49% 158
Idaho 53% 47% 150
Illinois 51% 49% 596
Indiana 53% 47% 282
Iowa 52% 48% 148
Kansas 50% 50% 139
Kentucky 55% 45% 175
Louisiana 51% 49% 172
Maine 53% 47% 167
Maryland 51% 49% 282
Massachusetts 49% 51% 366
Michigan 49% 51% 447
Minnesota 49% 51% 261
Missouri 50% 50% 267
Montana 49% 51% 138
Nebraska 49% 51% 134
Nevada 57% 43% 162
New Hampshire 48% 52% 168
New Jersey 45% 55% 421
New Mexico 54% 46% 115
New York 48% 52% 935
North Carolina 53% 47% 391
North Dakota 57% 43% 160
Ohio 49% 51% 527
Oklahoma 55% 45% 163
Oregon 52% 48% 185
Pennsylvania 49% 51% 590
Rhode Island 47% 53% 156
South Carolina 50% 50% 177
South Dakota 49% 51% 140
Tennessee 47% 53% 231
Texas 51% 49% 953
Utah 54% 46% 119
Vermont 45% 55% 162
Virginia 52% 48% 350
Washington 49% 51% 308
West Virginia 56% 44% 125
Wisconsin 57% 43% 267
Wyoming 51% 49% 125

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