Sources of guidance on right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 27,244. 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 34% 10% 46% 7% 3% 27,244
2007 31% 9% 54% 4% 3% 28,997

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Sources of guidance on right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by religious group

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 163. 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 6% 30% 37% 18% 9% 163
Catholic 29% 9% 53% 7% 2% 4,670
Evangelical Protestant 60% 5% 31% 2% 2% 7,359
Historically Black Protestant 47% 6% 42% 4% 2% 1,697
Jehovah's Witness 77% 1% 14% 3% 5% 170
Jewish 14% 18% 51% 14% 3% 567
Mainline Protestant 30% 10% 52% 6% 2% 5,296
Mormon 66% 4% 23% 4% 3% 572
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 17% 60% 15% 2% 5,780

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,284. 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 14% 31% 32% 23% 9,284
Philosophy/reason 29% 34% 24% 13% 2,849
Common sense 21% 33% 28% 18% 11,774
Science 29% 35% 22% 14% 2,112
Don't know 17% 28% 31% 24% 742

Generational cohort among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,284. 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 9% 10% 26% 38% 15% 1% 9,284
Philosophy/reason 18% 18% 27% 28% 8% 1% 2,849
Common sense 13% 15% 27% 33% 11% 1% 11,774
Science 18% 17% 29% 27% 9% 1% 2,112
Don't know 10% 11% 24% 36% 18% 1% 742

Gender composition among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,469. 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.
Religion 41% 59% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 56% 44% 2,885
Common sense 51% 49% 11,959
Science 56% 44% 2,144
Don't know 53% 47% 787

Racial and ethnic composition among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,352. 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 75% 16% < 1% 4% 4% 9,352
Philosophy/reason 81% 9% < 1% 6% 4% 2,848
Common sense 79% 12% < 1% 5% 4% 11,814
Science 82% 8% 1% 4% 5% 2,119
Don't know 80% 11% 1% 3% 5% 737

Income distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 8,212. 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 33% 21% 30% 16% 8,212
Philosophy/reason 28% 18% 29% 25% 2,631
Common sense 33% 21% 27% 19% 10,609
Science 26% 18% 29% 27% 1,936
Don't know 30% 25% 28% 17% 574

Educational distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,435. 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 41% 34% 16% 9% 9,435
Philosophy/reason 26% 33% 24% 16% 2,877
Common sense 43% 33% 15% 9% 11,921
Science 28% 29% 24% 19% 2,133
Don't know 30% 37% 20% 13% 779

Marital status among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,430. 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 57% 3% 13% 8% 18% 9,430
Philosophy/reason 42% 10% 13% 4% 31% 2,875
Common sense 46% 9% 14% 7% 24% 11,920
Science 45% 8% 12% 4% 31% 2,131
Don't know 50% 5% 12% 10% 23% 770

Parent of children under 18 among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,431. 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% 71% 9,431
Philosophy/reason 25% 75% 2,880
Common sense 27% 73% 11,933
Science 26% 74% 2,138
Don't know 25% 75% 774

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 42% 26% 9% 1% 17% 4% 2,885
Common sense 54% 25% 6% 1% 10% 3% 11,959
Science 32% 24% 10% < 1% 29% 4% 2,144
Don't know 70% 14% 3% 3% 4% 5% 787

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 30% 30% 19% 20% 1% 2,885
Common sense 37% 34% 15% 14% 1% 11,959
Science 22% 27% 20% 31% < 1% 2,144
Don't know 61% 20% 6% 7% 6% 787

Attendance at religious services among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 66% 24% 9% 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 18% 38% 44% < 1% 2,885
Common sense 20% 38% 41% < 1% 11,959
Science 13% 34% 52% 1% 2,144
Don't know 39% 33% 24% 5% 787

Frequency of prayer among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who pray…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,469. 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.
Religion 85% 11% 2% 2% 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 36% 18% 8% 37% 1% 2,885
Common sense 43% 19% 8% 30% 1% 11,959
Science 26% 15% 7% 51% < 1% 2,144
Don't know 62% 13% 3% 17% 5% 787

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 48% 12% 9% 29% 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 11% 7% 8% 74% < 1% 2,885
Common sense 12% 7% 7% 73% < 1% 11,959
Science 8% 5% 5% 81% < 1% 2,144
Don't know 25% 10% 8% 53% 4% 787

Frequency of meditation among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 52% 7% 3% 36% 2% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 39% 11% 6% 44% 1% 2,885
Common sense 31% 8% 4% 55% 1% 11,959
Science 27% 10% 5% 57% 1% 2,144
Don't know 48% 7% 4% 35% 6% 787

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 79% 10% 5% 5% 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 50% 19% 11% 19% 1% 2,885
Common sense 48% 17% 12% 22% 1% 11,959
Science 41% 19% 11% 28% 1% 2,144
Don't know 68% 11% 5% 9% 7% 787

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 48% 16% 10% 24% 2% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 56% 17% 11% 15% 1% 2,885
Common sense 40% 16% 14% 29% 1% 11,959
Science 50% 18% 12% 19% < 1% 2,144
Don't know 51% 12% 11% 20% 6% 787

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 54% 44% 1% 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 25% 73% 2% 1% 2,885
Common sense 26% 72% 1% 1% 11,959
Science 20% 78% 1% 1% 2,144
Don't know 29% 57% 8% 6% 787

Frequency of reading scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 67% 11% 6% 16% 1% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 18% 12% 10% 59% < 1% 2,885
Common sense 21% 10% 9% 60% 1% 11,959
Science 11% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 2,144
Don't know 40% 11% 9% 36% 5% 787

Interpreting scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 55% 32% 4% 5% 4% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 11% 22% 1% 58% 7% 2,885
Common sense 20% 27% 2% 43% 8% 11,959
Science 11% 17% 1% 65% 6% 2,144
Don't know 22% 23% 11% 24% 20% 787

Belief in Heaven among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in heaven

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,469. 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.
Religion 89% 5% 6% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 52% 38% 10% 2,885
Common sense 70% 23% 7% 11,959
Science 47% 46% 7% 2,144
Don't know 69% 14% 17% 787

Belief in Hell among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in hell

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,469. 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.
Religion 80% 13% 7% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 36% 56% 8% 2,885
Common sense 53% 39% 9% 11,959
Science 34% 60% 6% 2,144
Don't know 52% 27% 21% 787

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,469. 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.
Religion 54% 14% 31% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 30% 14% 56% 2,885
Common sense 36% 18% 46% 11,959
Science 26% 15% 59% 2,144
Don't know 34% 29% 37% 787

Political ideology among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,469. 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.
Religion 57% 26% 11% 6% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 22% 37% 38% 4% 2,885
Common sense 31% 38% 24% 7% 11,959
Science 22% 35% 40% 3% 2,144
Don't know 34% 31% 20% 15% 787

Views about size of government among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 63% 31% 3% 3% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 49% 44% 4% 3% 2,885
Common sense 55% 38% 3% 4% 11,959
Science 44% 50% 3% 3% 2,144
Don't know 45% 27% 9% 19% 787

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 54% 40% 4% 2% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 34% 61% 4% 1% 2,885
Common sense 46% 49% 3% 2% 11,959
Science 33% 63% 3% 1% 2,144
Don't know 32% 44% 13% 11% 787

Views about abortion among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 29% 67% 4% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 72% 26% 3% 2,885
Common sense 64% 32% 4% 11,959
Science 76% 21% 3% 2,144
Don't know 46% 37% 17% 787

Views about homosexuality among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 35% 57% 5% 4% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 83% 13% 3% 1% 2,885
Common sense 72% 22% 4% 3% 11,959
Science 83% 13% 2% 2% 2,144
Don't know 50% 28% 9% 13% 787

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

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …same-sex marriage

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,469. 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.
Religion 26% 67% 7% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 78% 18% 4% 2,885
Common sense 63% 29% 8% 11,959
Science 77% 18% 4% 2,144
Don't know 44% 37% 19% 787

Views about environmental regulation among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 48% 46% 3% 3% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 25% 71% 3% 1% 2,885
Common sense 38% 57% 2% 3% 11,959
Science 26% 72% 1% 1% 2,144
Don't know 31% 49% 8% 12% 787

Views about human evolution among third generation immigrants or higher by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,469. 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.
Religion 8% 26% 2% 59% 5% 9,469
Philosophy/reason 54% 25% 5% 14% 2% 2,885
Common sense 39% 27% 4% 26% 4% 11,959
Science 66% 16% 3% 13% 2% 2,144
Don't know 19% 21% 17% 26% 17% 787