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

% of women 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 = 126. 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 13% 25% 48% 10% 5% 126
Catholic 33% 9% 47% 8% 2% 3,776
Evangelical Protestant 63% 4% 28% 3% 2% 4,532
Historically Black Protestant 49% 6% 39% 4% 2% 1,098
Jehovah's Witness 80% < 1% 14% 3% 3% 158
Jewish 19% 14% 50% 13% 4% 419
Mainline Protestant 33% 10% 49% 6% 3% 3,305
Mormon 66% 3% 24% 4% 3% 317
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 16% 59% 15% 2% 3,085

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