Educational distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 50% 21% 18% 11% 621
Evangelical Protestant 37% 34% 14% 14% 253
Jewish 10% 19% 30% 41% 123
Mainline Protestant 28% 22% 26% 24% 419
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 30% 28% 25% 17% 1,386

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 709. 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.
High school or less 33% 33% 20% 13% 709
Some college 41% 32% 17% 10% 631
College 23% 41% 23% 13% 984
Post-graduate degree 12% 49% 24% 16% 821

Generational cohort among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 709. 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.
High school or less 26% 13% 28% 24% 8% 1% 709
Some college 28% 19% 26% 20% 7% < 1% 631
College 11% 22% 32% 27% 8% 1% 984
Post-graduate degree 2% 20% 38% 29% 10% 1% 821

Gender composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 58% 42% 713
Some college 55% 45% 638
College 57% 43% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 55% 45% 837

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 708. 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.
High school or less 44% 10% 4% 39% 3% 708
Some college 65% 7% 5% 18% 5% 629
College 73% 4% 9% 10% 3% 985
Post-graduate degree 72% 5% 13% 6% 4% 829

Immigrant status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 696. 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.
High school or less 35% 14% 51% 696
Some college 19% 13% 68% 629
College 19% 14% 67% 995
Post-graduate degree 26% 10% 64% 828

Income distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 616. 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.
High school or less 57% 20% 15% 8% 616
Some college 33% 24% 28% 14% 573
College 14% 16% 35% 35% 907
Post-graduate degree 8% 11% 27% 54% 755

Marital status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 711. 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.
High school or less 32% 10% 13% 5% 40% 711
Some college 35% 9% 12% 3% 40% 634
College 55% 8% 9% 3% 24% 992
Post-graduate degree 65% 8% 8% 3% 17% 831

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 712. 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.
High school or less 27% 73% 712
Some college 26% 74% 637
College 31% 69% 998
Post-graduate degree 33% 67% 832

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say they…

Educational distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 41% 29% 9% 1% 20% 1% 713
Some college 32% 25% 8% 1% 30% 4% 638
College 26% 25% 11% < 1% 33% 6% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 27% 24% 12% < 1% 34% 4% 837

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 36% 32% 13% 18% 1% 713
Some college 24% 26% 18% 31% < 1% 638
College 18% 24% 23% 34% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 21% 25% 19% 34% 1% 837

Attendance at religious services among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 18% 37% 44% 1% 713
Some college 14% 31% 54% 1% 638
College 13% 34% 52% < 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 15% 36% 48% 1% 837

Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 35% 19% 8% 38% < 1% 713
Some college 29% 14% 7% 49% 1% 638
College 21% 15% 7% 57% < 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 24% 14% 7% 54% 1% 837

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 15% 10% 8% 67% 1% 713
Some college 9% 5% 7% 79% < 1% 638
College 4% 4% 7% 84% < 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 8% 5% 7% 79% < 1% 837

Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 31% 11% 5% 51% 2% 713
Some college 31% 9% 4% 55% 1% 638
College 27% 10% 7% 55% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 29% 11% 5% 54% 1% 837

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 44% 14% 13% 28% 2% 713
Some college 47% 17% 11% 26% 1% 638
College 41% 19% 13% 25% 2% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 39% 18% 16% 24% 3% 837

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 43% 12% 14% 30% 1% 713
Some college 52% 18% 11% 18% 1% 638
College 48% 18% 15% 17% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 47% 19% 18% 16% < 1% 837

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Educational distribution There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 22% 75% 1% 2% 713
Some college 23% 76% 1% 1% 638
College 18% 80% 1% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 19% 80% 1% 1% 837

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 17% 10% 10% 62% 1% 713
Some college 14% 8% 7% 70% 1% 638
College 8% 7% 9% 76% < 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 10% 6% 10% 74% 1% 837

Interpreting scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 30% 20% 1% 44% 6% 713
Some college 13% 17% 1% 62% 7% 638
College 5% 15% 1% 74% 6% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 5% 14% < 1% 75% 6% 837

Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 61% 31% 8% 713
Some college 50% 44% 5% 638
College 40% 53% 7% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 35% 59% 6% 837

Belief in Hell among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 52% 41% 6% 713
Some college 34% 60% 6% 638
College 27% 67% 7% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 21% 71% 7% 837

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 25% 26% 50% 713
Some college 25% 17% 59% 638
College 25% 12% 64% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 17% 10% 73% 837

Political ideology among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 32% 31% 31% 6% 713
Some college 19% 37% 39% 5% 638
College 17% 38% 43% 2% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 11% 33% 53% 3% 837

Views about size of government among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 33% 63% 2% 2% 713
Some college 44% 49% 3% 4% 638
College 45% 49% 3% 3% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 38% 57% 2% 3% 837

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 40% 55% 3% 2% 713
Some college 33% 64% 2% 1% 638
College 32% 63% 3% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 26% 71% 1% 1% 837

Views about abortion among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 58% 38% 4% 713
Some college 71% 25% 4% 638
College 81% 16% 3% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 83% 15% 2% 837

Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 73% 22% 2% 3% 713
Some college 82% 13% 2% 3% 638
College 87% 10% 2% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 89% 9% 1% 1% 837

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 59% 33% 8% 713
Some college 79% 17% 4% 638
College 86% 11% 3% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 85% 12% 3% 837

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Educational distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 37% 58% 1% 3% 713
Some college 26% 71% 2% 1% 638
College 20% 77% 2% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 14% 83% 1% 1% 837

Views about human evolution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by educational group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say humans…

Educational distribution Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 713. 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.
High school or less 49% 17% 3% 28% 3% 713
Some college 62% 19% 4% 13% 2% 638
College 72% 15% 3% 9% 1% 1,000
Post-graduate degree 77% 11% 3% 8% 1% 837