Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by state (2014) Switch to: State among Mainline Protestants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants 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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California 26% 12% 51% 7% 4% 452
Florida 25% 12% 52% 7% 4% 338
Georgia 31% 9% 52% 6% 1% 146
Illinois 33% 10% 50% 7% 1% 241
Indiana 30% 3% 62% 4% 1% 119
Iowa 26% 9% 58% 2% 4% 102
Maryland 30% 9% 47% 9% 5% 128
Michigan 32% 8% 55% 4% 1% 185
Minnesota 21% 11% 59% 6% 3% 172
Missouri 26% 15% 49% 5% 6% 118
New Jersey 23% 8% 56% 9% 4% 124
New York 23% 10% 61% 4% 3% 256
North Carolina 37% 13% 44% 5% 1% 231
North Dakota 31% 7% 53% 8% 1% 105
Ohio 31% 13% 49% 4% 2% 226
Pennsylvania 29% 8% 53% 7% 3% 344
Tennessee 36% 10% 42% 10% 1% 103
Texas 32% 14% 46% 6% 1% 391
Virginia 32% 13% 45% 7% 3% 185
Washington 24% 20% 49% 5% 3% 108
Wisconsin 29% 5% 52% 7% 7% 126

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