Sources of guidance on right and wrong among second generation immigrants

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 3,395. 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.
2014 26% 14% 46% 11% 2% 3,395
2007 23% 12% 55% 6% 3% 3,018

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Sources of guidance on right and wrong among second generation immigrants by religious group

% of second generation immigrants 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
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 26% 11% 51% 10% 2% 1,028
Evangelical Protestant 59% 7% 28% 4% 1% 522
Jewish 21% 12% 44% 18% 5% 199
Mainline Protestant 28% 11% 52% 6% 4% 406
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 23% 53% 18% 2% 845

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 856. 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.
Religion 29% 29% 19% 22% 856
Philosophy/reason 52% 23% 14% 10% 473
Common sense 37% 27% 17% 19% 1,528
Science 41% 30% 14% 14% 378

Generational cohort among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 856. 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.
Religion 22% 12% 25% 23% 15% 3% 856
Philosophy/reason 42% 16% 18% 16% 6% 2% 473
Common sense 27% 16% 21% 21% 12% 3% 1,528
Science 32% 16% 24% 17% 10% 2% 378

Gender composition among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 40% 60% 883
Philosophy/reason 54% 46% 483
Common sense 49% 51% 1,554
Science 58% 42% 383

Racial and ethnic composition among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 869. 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.
Religion 47% 8% 6% 35% 3% 869
Philosophy/reason 43% 6% 14% 33% 4% 477
Common sense 51% 5% 8% 32% 5% 1,530
Science 46% 4% 11% 35% 4% 379

Income distribution among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 749. 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.
Religion 34% 23% 26% 17% 749
Philosophy/reason 31% 20% 26% 24% 428
Common sense 36% 20% 25% 19% 1,339
Science 35% 18% 22% 26% 340

Educational distribution among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 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.
Religion 36% 38% 18% 9% 881
Philosophy/reason 28% 38% 18% 17% 483
Common sense 39% 35% 17% 9% 1,550
Science 37% 26% 24% 14% 383

Marital status among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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.
Religion 46% 5% 12% 9% 29% 879
Philosophy/reason 26% 9% 9% 3% 51% 482
Common sense 35% 10% 10% 8% 38% 1,544
Science 32% 10% 6% 5% 47% 379

Parent of children under 18 among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 879. 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.
Religion 28% 72% 879
Philosophy/reason 14% 86% 483
Common sense 23% 77% 1,551
Science 22% 78% 382

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who say they…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 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 = 883. 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.
Religion 90% 8% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 38% 25% 15% < 1% 18% 3% 483
Common sense 49% 24% 9% 1% 14% 3% 1,554
Science 26% 25% 9% < 1% 37% 3% 383

Importance of religion in one's life among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 86% 11% 2% 1% 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 24% 36% 20% 20% 1% 483
Common sense 31% 36% 17% 15% 1% 1,554
Science 21% 26% 20% 33% < 1% 383

Attendance at religious services among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 65% 23% 11% < 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 15% 40% 45% 1% 483
Common sense 20% 42% 38% < 1% 1,554
Science 16% 30% 54% < 1% 383

Frequency of prayer among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who pray…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 81% 12% 2% 4% < 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 33% 20% 8% 38% 1% 483
Common sense 41% 16% 8% 35% 1% 1,554
Science 25% 14% 7% 54% 1% 383

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 44% 13% 9% 35% < 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 8% 9% 5% 78% 1% 483
Common sense 10% 7% 6% 76% 1% 1,554
Science 7% 7% 8% 78% < 1% 383

Frequency of meditation among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 56% 5% 2% 34% 2% 883
Philosophy/reason 39% 13% 5% 41% 1% 483
Common sense 31% 10% 6% 53% 1% 1,554
Science 22% 10% 4% 63% 1% 383

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 76% 13% 5% 6% 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 51% 19% 8% 21% 1% 483
Common sense 45% 17% 13% 23% 1% 1,554
Science 43% 13% 11% 33% 1% 383

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 51% 14% 11% 22% 2% 883
Philosophy/reason 59% 15% 12% 14% 1% 483
Common sense 40% 17% 14% 28% 1% 1,554
Science 50% 10% 12% 25% 2% 383

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 45% 52% 1% 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 16% 82% 1% < 1% 483
Common sense 22% 76% 1% 1% 1,554
Science 20% 78% 1% 1% 383

Frequency of reading scripture among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 62% 11% 5% 21% 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 18% 10% 9% 62% 1% 483
Common sense 16% 11% 10% 63% 1% 1,554
Science 11% 7% 9% 73% < 1% 383

Interpreting scripture among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 48% 34% 4% 10% 4% 883
Philosophy/reason 9% 19% 1% 64% 7% 483
Common sense 15% 29% 1% 48% 7% 1,554
Science 13% 17% < 1% 64% 6% 383

Belief in Heaven among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who …in heaven

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 90% 6% 4% 883
Philosophy/reason 50% 41% 9% 483
Common sense 65% 28% 8% 1,554
Science 45% 49% 6% 383

Belief in Hell among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who …in hell

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 73% 20% 7% 883
Philosophy/reason 34% 58% 7% 483
Common sense 46% 45% 8% 1,554
Science 35% 58% 6% 383

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 46% 17% 37% 883
Philosophy/reason 23% 15% 61% 483
Common sense 30% 16% 54% 1,554
Science 18% 15% 67% 383

Political ideology among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 48% 30% 17% 6% 883
Philosophy/reason 15% 38% 46% 1% 483
Common sense 26% 38% 31% 5% 1,554
Science 17% 36% 42% 5% 383

Views about size of government among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 53% 41% 3% 3% 883
Philosophy/reason 44% 51% 2% 3% 483
Common sense 50% 44% 3% 3% 1,554
Science 39% 57% 2% 2% 383

Views about government aid to the poor among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 49% 46% 3% 1% 883
Philosophy/reason 27% 69% 3% 1% 483
Common sense 44% 50% 4% 2% 1,554
Science 31% 65% 3% 2% 383

Views about abortion among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 35% 61% 3% 883
Philosophy/reason 75% 22% 3% 483
Common sense 70% 26% 4% 1,554
Science 72% 23% 5% 383

Views about homosexuality among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who say homosexuality…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 45% 46% 5% 5% 883
Philosophy/reason 89% 7% 2% 2% 483
Common sense 78% 15% 4% 3% 1,554
Science 84% 13% 1% 3% 383

Views about same-sex marriage among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants who …same-sex marriage

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 883. 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.
Religion 38% 52% 10% 883
Philosophy/reason 83% 13% 4% 483
Common sense 70% 23% 8% 1,554
Science 81% 15% 4% 383

Views about environmental regulation among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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 = 883. 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.
Religion 45% 50% 2% 3% 883
Philosophy/reason 22% 75% 1% 2% 483
Common sense 35% 62% 2% 2% 1,554
Science 27% 70% 2% 2% 383

Views about human evolution among second generation immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of second generation immigrants 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
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Religion 14% 28% 2% 50% 6% 883
Philosophy/reason 58% 21% 5% 14% 1% 483
Common sense 46% 24% 4% 23% 3% 1,554
Science 68% 14% 2% 16% 1% 383