Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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2014 5% 21% 56% 16% 2% 1,819
2007 4% 16% 66% 11% 3% 1,189

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Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 12% 15% 52% 20% 1% 310
Jewish 4% 28% 53% 14% 2% 118
Mainline Protestant 3% 19% 65% 12% 2% 277
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 3% 24% 57% 15% 1% 850

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 45% 32% 16% 8% 370
Common sense 33% 33% 20% 15% 1,003
Science 34% 37% 19% 10% 307

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 33% 19% 24% 19% 5% < 1% 370
Common sense 21% 18% 26% 24% 9% 1% 1,003
Science 18% 24% 29% 21% 7% 1% 307

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 60% 40% 376
Common sense 61% 39% 1,020
Science 58% 42% 309

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 65% 4% 10% 18% 4% 372
Common sense 72% 4% 6% 15% 3% 1,008
Science 61% 6% 11% 19% 3% 305

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 16% 20% 64% 372
Common sense 16% 14% 70% 1,011
Science 28% 12% 61% 306

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who have a household income of…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 26% 17% 26% 30% 344
Common sense 34% 16% 26% 24% 918
Science 29% 19% 22% 30% 282

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 27% 32% 22% 18% 375
Common sense 41% 29% 18% 12% 1,015
Science 32% 21% 25% 22% 308

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 32% 10% 9% 2% 46% 374
Common sense 41% 10% 9% 5% 34% 1,018
Science 47% 10% 6% 3% 34% 308

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 19% 81% 374
Common sense 25% 75% 1,015
Science 33% 67% 308

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say religion is…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 9% 32% 38% 20% < 1% 376
Common sense 7% 29% 40% 23% < 1% 1,020
Science 7% 34% 38% 20% < 1% 309

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who attend religious services…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 5% 35% 59% < 1% 376
Common sense 6% 34% 59% < 1% 1,020
Science 5% 38% 57% < 1% 309

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who pray…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 15% 17% 12% 57% < 1% 376
Common sense 14% 12% 11% 62% < 1% 1,020
Science 15% 11% 11% 62% < 1% 309

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who attend prayer group…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 5% 4% 5% 86% < 1% 376
Common sense 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,020
Science 3% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 309

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who meditate…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 28% 13% 8% 49% 2% 376
Common sense 20% 11% 6% 63% < 1% 1,020
Science 20% 10% 8% 61% 1% 309

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 32% 23% 13% 31% 1% 376
Common sense 29% 17% 14% 39% 1% 1,020
Science 31% 12% 20% 37% < 1% 309

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 61% 17% 9% 13% 1% 376
Common sense 39% 16% 16% 29% < 1% 1,020
Science 44% 17% 21% 18% < 1% 309

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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
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Philosophy/reason 18% 80% 1% 1% 376
Common sense 21% 77% 1% 1% 1,020
Science 17% 81% < 1% 1% 309

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who read scripture…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 7% 7% 10% 75% 1% 376
Common sense 4% 6% 5% 84% < 1% 1,020
Science 4% 2% 8% 85% < 1% 309

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say the holy scripture is…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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
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Philosophy/reason 4% 8% < 1% 82% 7% 376
Common sense 5% 10% < 1% 78% 7% 1,020
Science 7% 9% < 1% 77% 7% 309

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …in heaven

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 34% 52% 14% 376
Common sense 40% 46% 14% 1,020
Science 40% 51% 9% 309

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …in hell

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 22% 69% 9% 376
Common sense 30% 59% 11% 1,020
Science 26% 66% 7% 309

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 19% 18% 63% 376
Common sense 28% 18% 53% 1,020
Science 19% 10% 71% 309

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 14% 39% 45% 2% 376
Common sense 20% 41% 33% 6% 1,020
Science 15% 37% 43% 6% 309

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who would rather have…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 46% 48% 3% 3% 376
Common sense 49% 44% 4% 3% 1,020
Science 39% 54% 5% 2% 309

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say government aid to the poor…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 30% 66% 2% 2% 376
Common sense 41% 54% 3% 2% 1,020
Science 29% 66% 3% 2% 309

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say abortion should be…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 82% 17% 1% 376
Common sense 79% 18% 3% 1,020
Science 78% 20% 2% 309

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say homosexuality…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 89% 9% 1% < 1% 376
Common sense 82% 13% 2% 3% 1,020
Science 86% 12% < 1% 2% 309

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who …same-sex marriage

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Philosophy/reason 88% 9% 3% 376
Common sense 75% 18% 6% 1,020
Science 83% 14% 3% 309

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 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.
Philosophy/reason 22% 74% 3% 1% 376
Common sense 32% 65% 2% 2% 1,020
Science 21% 77% 2% < 1% 309

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are not too or not at all certain who say humans…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 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.
Philosophy/reason 75% 10% 6% 8% 1% 376
Common sense 65% 13% 5% 14% 3% 1,020
Science 75% 8% 2% 14% 1% 309