Sources of guidance on right and wrong among nothing in particulars by state (2014) Switch to: State among nothing in particulars by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of nothing in particulars 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 11% 12% 57% 17% 3% 109
California 4% 19% 55% 19% 3% 648
Florida 14% 11% 64% 10% 1% 297
Georgia 18% 16% 52% 12% 1% 108
Illinois 7% 14% 65% 14% 1% 163
Massachusetts 5% 16% 61% 16% 3% 127
Michigan 9% 11% 68% 9% 3% 143
New York 7% 18% 60% 12% 4% 288
North Carolina 12% 14% 57% 16% 1% 126
Ohio 5% 16% 64% 14% 1% 150
Pennsylvania 11% 14% 55% 18% 3% 159
Texas 13% 11% 59% 14% 3% 292
Virginia 14% 15% 61% 9% 1% 112
Washington 7% 13% 68% 12% 1% 145

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