Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray weekly by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who pray weekly by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who pray weekly who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 25% 13% 44% 15% 3% 104
California 23% 15% 51% 8% 4% 502
Florida 21% 13% 54% 11% 2% 291
Georgia 33% 9% 46% 10% 2% 140
Illinois 19% 18% 53% 8% 2% 229
Indiana 19% 12% 59% 7% 3% 129
Maryland 32% 13% 43% 12% 1% 105
Massachusetts 15% 15% 54% 16% 1% 104
Michigan 24% 8% 61% 6% 1% 146
Minnesota 12% 14% 65% 6% 3% 108
Missouri 20% 13% 61% 6% 1% 106
New Jersey 21% 14% 50% 11% 3% 143
New York 18% 20% 50% 10% 2% 278
North Carolina 23% 12% 56% 8% 1% 141
Ohio 26% 10% 53% 8% 2% 182
Pennsylvania 24% 9% 59% 6% 3% 214
Texas 29% 11% 46% 12% 2% 376
Virginia 18% 15% 56% 11% 1% 121
Wisconsin 24% 10% 49% 16% 1% 112

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