Sources of guidance on right and wrong among men by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among men by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of men who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 138. 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.
Buddhist 3% 32% 39% 21% 5% 138
Catholic 26% 10% 49% 12% 3% 3,426
Evangelical Protestant 56% 6% 32% 3% 3% 4,061
Hindu 5% 16% 48% 29% 2% 136
Historically Black Protestant 44% 5% 43% 4% 3% 818
Jewish 14% 19% 49% 15% 3% 428
Mainline Protestant 25% 11% 55% 7% 2% 2,778
Mormon 62% 4% 26% 4% 4% 347
Muslim 35% 7% 40% 13% 5% 152
Orthodox Christian 27% 12% 52% 9% 1% 106
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 18% 55% 18% 2% 4,471

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