Immigrant status among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

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

Religious tradition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher 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 27% 17% 56% 723
Evangelical Protestant 15% 10% 76% 405
Historically Black Protestant 6% 4% 89% 110
Jewish 12% 16% 72% 144
Mainline Protestant 6% 7% 87% 640
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 16% 71% 1,381

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 465. 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.
Immigrants 33% 40% 17% 9% 465
Second generation 52% 23% 14% 10% 473
Third generation or higher 29% 34% 24% 13% 2,849

Generational cohort among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 465. 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.
Immigrants 20% 22% 32% 20% 6% < 1% 465
Second generation 42% 16% 18% 16% 6% 2% 473
Third generation or higher 18% 18% 27% 28% 8% 1% 2,849

Gender composition among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 46% 54% 469
Second generation 54% 46% 483
Third generation or higher 56% 44% 2,885

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 466. 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.
Immigrants 24% 6% 23% 45% 2% 466
Second generation 43% 6% 14% 33% 4% 477
Third generation or higher 81% 9% < 1% 6% 4% 2,848

Income distribution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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.
Immigrants 41% 16% 19% 23% 402
Second generation 31% 20% 26% 24% 428
Third generation or higher 28% 18% 29% 25% 2,631

Educational distribution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 467. 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.
Immigrants 39% 23% 20% 18% 467
Second generation 28% 38% 18% 17% 483
Third generation or higher 26% 33% 24% 16% 2,877

Marital status among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 466. 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.
Immigrants 48% 7% 11% 3% 31% 466
Second generation 26% 9% 9% 3% 51% 482
Third generation or higher 42% 10% 13% 4% 31% 2,875

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 468. 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.
Immigrants 35% 65% 468
Second generation 14% 86% 483
Third generation or higher 25% 75% 2,880

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status 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 = 469. 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.
Immigrants 44% 26% 11% 1% 15% 3% 469
Second generation 38% 25% 15% < 1% 18% 3% 483
Third generation or higher 42% 26% 9% 1% 17% 4% 2,885

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 38% 32% 15% 15% 1% 469
Second generation 24% 36% 20% 20% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 30% 30% 19% 20% 1% 2,885

Attendance at religious services among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 24% 38% 37% < 1% 469
Second generation 15% 40% 45% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 18% 38% 44% < 1% 2,885

Frequency of prayer among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 41% 19% 8% 32% < 1% 469
Second generation 33% 20% 8% 38% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 36% 18% 8% 37% 1% 2,885

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 18% 11% 10% 60% 1% 469
Second generation 8% 9% 5% 78% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 11% 7% 8% 74% < 1% 2,885

Frequency of meditation among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 44% 11% 4% 38% 3% 469
Second generation 39% 13% 5% 41% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 39% 11% 6% 44% 1% 2,885

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 52% 18% 13% 15% 3% 469
Second generation 51% 19% 8% 21% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 50% 19% 11% 19% 1% 2,885

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 51% 16% 17% 16% 2% 469
Second generation 59% 15% 12% 14% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 56% 17% 11% 15% 1% 2,885

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status 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 = 469. 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.
Immigrants 23% 74% 2% 2% 469
Second generation 16% 82% 1% < 1% 483
Third generation or higher 25% 73% 2% 1% 2,885

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 28% 12% 8% 51% < 1% 469
Second generation 18% 10% 9% 62% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 18% 12% 10% 59% < 1% 2,885

Interpreting scripture among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status 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 = 469. 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.
Immigrants 18% 25% 2% 48% 7% 469
Second generation 9% 19% 1% 64% 7% 483
Third generation or higher 11% 22% 1% 58% 7% 2,885

Belief in Heaven among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 60% 31% 9% 469
Second generation 50% 41% 9% 483
Third generation or higher 52% 38% 10% 2,885

Belief in Hell among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 45% 47% 8% 469
Second generation 34% 58% 7% 483
Third generation or higher 36% 56% 8% 2,885

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 19% 28% 53% 469
Second generation 23% 15% 61% 483
Third generation or higher 30% 14% 56% 2,885

Political ideology among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 18% 34% 41% 7% 469
Second generation 15% 38% 46% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 22% 37% 38% 4% 2,885

Views about size of government among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 33% 61% 3% 3% 469
Second generation 44% 51% 2% 3% 483
Third generation or higher 49% 44% 4% 3% 2,885

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 30% 63% 5% 2% 469
Second generation 27% 69% 3% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 34% 61% 4% 1% 2,885

Views about abortion among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 59% 37% 4% 469
Second generation 75% 22% 3% 483
Third generation or higher 72% 26% 3% 2,885

Views about homosexuality among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 78% 15% 5% 2% 469
Second generation 89% 7% 2% 2% 483
Third generation or higher 83% 13% 3% 1% 2,885

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 469. 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.
Immigrants 72% 21% 7% 469
Second generation 83% 13% 4% 483
Third generation or higher 78% 18% 4% 2,885

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status 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 = 469. 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.
Immigrants 28% 66% 2% 4% 469
Second generation 22% 75% 1% 2% 483
Third generation or higher 25% 71% 3% 1% 2,885

Views about human evolution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by immigrant status

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

Immigrant status 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
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Immigrants 46% 23% 4% 22% 5% 469
Second generation 58% 21% 5% 14% 1% 483
Third generation or higher 54% 25% 5% 14% 2% 2,885