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

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

Religious tradition Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 111. 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 46% 54% 111
Catholic 47% 53% 3,428
Evangelical Protestant 49% 51% 2,407
Historically Black Protestant 44% 56% 751
Jewish 51% 49% 414
Mainline Protestant 48% 52% 2,990
Mormon 47% 53% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 56% 44% 4,142

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,754. 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.
Men 23% 35% 26% 16% 7,754
Women 23% 34% 25% 18% 7,160

Generational cohort among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,754. 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.
Men 14% 16% 28% 31% 10% 1% 7,754
Women 14% 15% 28% 30% 11% 1% 7,160

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,758. 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.
Men 69% 10% 4% 12% 4% 7,758
Women 68% 12% 3% 13% 4% 7,225

Immigrant status among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,790. 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.
Men 12% 10% 78% 7,790
Women 12% 11% 77% 7,198

Income distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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.
Men 29% 21% 29% 21% 7,050
Women 40% 21% 23% 16% 6,253

Educational distribution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,840. 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.
Men 45% 31% 15% 9% 7,840
Women 41% 33% 16% 9% 7,271

Marital status among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,848. 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.
Men 47% 9% 12% 4% 28% 7,848
Women 44% 9% 14% 9% 23% 7,281

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,845. 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.
Men 25% 75% 7,845
Women 32% 68% 7,301

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition 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 = 7,881. 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.
Men 49% 25% 8% 1% 13% 3% 7,881
Women 60% 25% 5% 1% 8% 2% 7,309

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 33% 33% 17% 16% 1% 7,881
Women 42% 33% 13% 10% 1% 7,309

Attendance at religious services among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 19% 38% 42% < 1% 7,881
Women 24% 40% 36% < 1% 7,309

Frequency of prayer among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 35% 18% 9% 37% 1% 7,881
Women 52% 19% 7% 22% 1% 7,309

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

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

Gender composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 11% 7% 8% 74% < 1% 7,881
Women 14% 8% 8% 69% 1% 7,309

Frequency of meditation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 30% 8% 5% 56% 1% 7,881
Women 35% 9% 5% 50% 1% 7,309

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 44% 17% 12% 26% 2% 7,881
Women 53% 17% 12% 16% 1% 7,309

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

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

Gender composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 41% 16% 15% 28% 1% 7,881
Women 39% 17% 14% 29% 1% 7,309

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition 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 = 7,881. 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.
Men 29% 69% 1% 1% 7,881
Women 22% 76% 1% 1% 7,309

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 18% 9% 10% 63% 1% 7,881
Women 23% 11% 9% 56% 1% 7,309

Interpreting scripture among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition 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 = 7,881. 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.
Men 18% 26% 1% 47% 8% 7,881
Women 23% 28% 2% 38% 9% 7,309

Belief in Heaven among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 64% 28% 8% 7,881
Women 73% 20% 7% 7,309

Belief in Hell among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 52% 40% 8% 7,881
Women 52% 39% 9% 7,309

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 39% 19% 42% 7,881
Women 29% 19% 53% 7,309

Political ideology among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 34% 37% 23% 6% 7,881
Women 25% 38% 30% 7% 7,309

Views about size of government among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 60% 34% 3% 3% 7,881
Women 43% 50% 3% 4% 7,309

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

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

Gender composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 49% 45% 4% 2% 7,881
Women 40% 54% 4% 2% 7,309

Views about abortion among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 62% 34% 5% 7,881
Women 66% 30% 4% 7,309

Views about homosexuality among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 65% 27% 4% 3% 7,881
Women 79% 15% 3% 3% 7,309

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

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

Gender composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,881. 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.
Men 57% 35% 9% 7,881
Women 70% 23% 8% 7,309

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition 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 = 7,881. 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.
Men 41% 54% 2% 2% 7,881
Women 33% 62% 2% 3% 7,309

Views about human evolution among adults who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by gender

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

Gender composition 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 = 7,881. 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.
Men 42% 26% 5% 24% 3% 7,881
Women 38% 26% 4% 28% 5% 7,309