Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 7,002. 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% 45% 12% 2% 7,002
2007 24% 14% 52% 6% 3% 5,805

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Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by religious group

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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% 12% 51% 9% 2% 1,454
Evangelical Protestant 61% 7% 28% 3% 1% 1,286
Historically Black Protestant 45% 6% 37% 6% 6% 172
Jewish 15% 17% 48% 16% 4% 341
Mainline Protestant 23% 13% 52% 9% 3% 1,431
Mormon 69% 6% 22% < 1% 2% 136
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 20% 53% 22% 1% 1,757

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,848. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Religion 11% 41% 36% 12% 1,848
Philosophy/reason 19% 42% 29% 11% 1,047
Common sense 17% 42% 30% 11% 2,999
Science 17% 45% 28% 11% 872
Don't know 7% 40% 37% 17% 159

Generational cohort among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,848. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Religion 8% 6% 37% 42% 7% < 1% 1,848
Philosophy/reason 15% 9% 37% 33% 6% < 1% 1,047
Common sense 12% 10% 37% 35% 6% < 1% 2,999
Science 12% 10% 38% 32% 6% 1% 872
Don't know 4% 3% 40% 44% 8% 2% 159

Gender composition among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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% 48% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 61% 39% 1,053
Common sense 58% 42% 3,031
Science 61% 39% 885
Don't know 60% 40% 165

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,848. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Religion 78% 9% 2% 8% 3% 1,848
Philosophy/reason 79% 3% 8% 6% 4% 1,044
Common sense 81% 6% 5% 6% 2% 3,005
Science 77% 3% 10% 6% 3% 879
Don't know 82% 10% 3% 4% 1% 160

Immigrant status among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,857. 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% 8% 83% 1,857
Philosophy/reason 14% 13% 73% 1,050
Common sense 10% 10% 79% 3,023
Science 19% 13% 68% 880
Don't know 15% 8% 77% 157

Educational distribution among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,867. 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 17% 28% 31% 24% 1,867
Philosophy/reason 13% 21% 31% 36% 1,052
Common sense 20% 26% 29% 25% 3,024
Science 12% 15% 33% 40% 880
Don't know 10% 19% 38% 32% 163

Marital status among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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% 2% 5% 2% 12% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 64% 6% 7% 2% 21% 1,051
Common sense 68% 7% 5% 2% 17% 3,025
Science 70% 7% 5% 1% 18% 884
Don't know 78% 4% 9% 3% 6% 164

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,859. 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% 62% 1,859
Philosophy/reason 33% 67% 1,051
Common sense 36% 64% 3,028
Science 37% 63% 882
Don't know 38% 62% 164

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 33% 27% 13% 1% 23% 4% 1,053
Common sense 45% 28% 9% < 1% 14% 3% 3,031
Science 23% 24% 12% < 1% 36% 6% 885
Don't know 59% 19% 3% 1% 9% 9% 165

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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 87% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 23% 33% 21% 23% < 1% 1,053
Common sense 28% 36% 19% 17% < 1% 3,031
Science 16% 24% 23% 37% < 1% 885
Don't know 62% 15% 8% 11% 4% 165

Attendance at religious services among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 27% 7% < 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 17% 41% 42% < 1% 1,053
Common sense 17% 44% 39% < 1% 3,031
Science 11% 36% 53% < 1% 885
Don't know 33% 42% 20% 5% 165

Frequency of prayer among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who pray…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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 84% 11% 2% 2% < 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 28% 21% 9% 42% 1% 1,053
Common sense 34% 19% 10% 37% < 1% 3,031
Science 19% 14% 7% 59% < 1% 885
Don't know 59% 14% 7% 18% 1% 165

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 14% 12% 30% < 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 8% 6% 7% 79% 1% 1,053
Common sense 8% 6% 7% 78% < 1% 3,031
Science 6% 3% 7% 84% < 1% 885
Don't know 21% 9% 7% 61% 2% 165

Frequency of meditation among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 9% 3% 40% 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 37% 11% 8% 44% 1% 1,053
Common sense 27% 9% 6% 58% < 1% 3,031
Science 23% 10% 6% 60% 1% 885
Don't know 43% 7% 3% 42% 4% 165

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 12% 6% 3% 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 49% 21% 12% 18% 1% 1,053
Common sense 46% 18% 15% 21% 1% 3,031
Science 42% 18% 13% 26% 1% 885
Don't know 70% 14% 6% 6% 4% 165

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 19% 12% 21% 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 54% 17% 14% 13% 1% 1,053
Common sense 38% 20% 18% 24% < 1% 3,031
Science 47% 20% 17% 15% 1% 885
Don't know 48% 16% 20% 11% 4% 165

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 36% 1% < 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 27% 72% 1% 1% 1,053
Common sense 27% 72% 1% < 1% 3,031
Science 21% 77% 1% 1% 885
Don't know 27% 66% 6% 1% 165

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 12% 8% 17% < 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 12% 10% 11% 67% < 1% 1,053
Common sense 12% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 3,031
Science 6% 6% 9% 79% 1% 885
Don't know 31% 13% 10% 43% 3% 165

Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 42% 4% 8% 5% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 5% 22% < 1% 68% 5% 1,053
Common sense 9% 27% 1% 55% 7% 3,031
Science 4% 14% < 1% 77% 6% 885
Don't know 10% 29% 9% 33% 19% 165

Belief in Heaven among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who …in heaven

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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 87% 7% 6% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 45% 47% 8% 1,053
Common sense 58% 34% 8% 3,031
Science 35% 58% 7% 885
Don't know 56% 23% 21% 165

Belief in Hell among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who …in hell

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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 77% 15% 8% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 28% 66% 6% 1,053
Common sense 41% 51% 8% 3,031
Science 22% 70% 8% 885
Don't know 42% 39% 19% 165

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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% 9% 24% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 31% 9% 60% 1,053
Common sense 46% 11% 44% 3,031
Science 24% 9% 67% 885
Don't know 39% 16% 45% 165

Political ideology among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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 61% 26% 11% 2% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 17% 39% 41% 2% 1,053
Common sense 30% 39% 28% 3% 3,031
Science 17% 36% 45% 2% 885
Don't know 36% 35% 26% 3% 165

Views about size of government among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 22% 2% 2% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 52% 42% 3% 3% 1,053
Common sense 63% 32% 2% 3% 3,031
Science 46% 47% 3% 3% 885
Don't know 48% 32% 11% 9% 165

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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 64% 32% 3% 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 30% 66% 3% < 1% 1,053
Common sense 52% 45% 3% 1% 3,031
Science 29% 67% 3% 1% 885
Don't know 40% 46% 9% 6% 165

Views about abortion among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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 32% 65% 3% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 79% 19% 2% 1,053
Common sense 73% 24% 3% 3,031
Science 84% 14% 2% 885
Don't know 57% 35% 8% 165

Views about homosexuality among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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 42% 50% 5% 3% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 88% 9% 2% 1% 1,053
Common sense 79% 16% 3% 2% 3,031
Science 89% 9% 1% 1% 885
Don't know 61% 20% 10% 9% 165

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more who …same-sex marriage

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,868. 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 32% 62% 5% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 83% 13% 4% 1,053
Common sense 71% 22% 6% 3,031
Science 84% 13% 3% 885
Don't know 57% 29% 15% 165

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 44% 2% 1% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 22% 75% 2% 1% 1,053
Common sense 36% 61% 2% 1% 3,031
Science 20% 77% 2% 2% 885
Don't know 29% 60% 10% 1% 165

Views about human evolution among adults with a household income of $100,000 or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $100,000 or more 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 = 1,868. 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% 31% 3% 54% 3% 1,868
Philosophy/reason 64% 24% 5% 7% 1% 1,053
Common sense 51% 25% 4% 17% 2% 3,031
Science 77% 13% 2% 6% 1% 885
Don't know 29% 22% 22% 14% 12% 165