Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Latinos

% of Latinos 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 = 3,814. 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 35% 11% 39% 13% 2% 3,814
2007 28% 11% 43% 11% 7% 3,151

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Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Latinos by religious group

% of Latinos 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 33% 10% 39% 15% 3% 1,783
Evangelical Protestant 60% 7% 26% 5% 2% 718
Mainline Protestant 33% 10% 47% 9% 2% 228
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 18% 49% 19% 2% 775

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,293. 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 20% 47% 23% 11% 1,293
Philosophy/reason 44% 36% 15% 6% 440
Common sense 35% 42% 17% 6% 1,439
Science 29% 46% 18% 7% 476
Don't know 26% 33% 25% 16% 101

Generational cohort among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,293. 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 12% 16% 38% 27% 7% 1% 1,293
Philosophy/reason 31% 20% 29% 16% 4% < 1% 440
Common sense 24% 21% 32% 20% 4% < 1% 1,439
Science 20% 20% 34% 20% 5% < 1% 476
Don't know 13% 19% 27% 27% 14% < 1% 101

Gender composition among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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 43% 57% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 55% 45% 446
Common sense 49% 51% 1,459
Science 56% 44% 480
Don't know 52% 48% 104

Immigrant status among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,301. 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 60% 18% 23% 1,301
Philosophy/reason 46% 29% 25% 436
Common sense 46% 26% 28% 1,424
Science 67% 21% 12% 475

Income distribution among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,112. 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 59% 19% 14% 8% 1,112
Philosophy/reason 53% 17% 21% 9% 387
Common sense 50% 22% 18% 9% 1,254
Science 55% 24% 13% 7% 411

Educational distribution among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,309. 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% 24% 8% 3% 1,309
Philosophy/reason 51% 32% 11% 6% 444
Common sense 58% 29% 10% 4% 1,445
Science 63% 21% 11% 5% 479
Don't know 71% 19% 8% 2% 103

Marital status among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,319. 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% 9% 16% 5% 22% 1,319
Philosophy/reason 36% 11% 11% 3% 39% 444
Common sense 37% 13% 13% 2% 36% 1,456
Science 36% 15% 15% 3% 32% 478
Don't know 38% 3% 17% 13% 29% 103

Parent of children under 18 among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,314. 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% 58% 1,314
Philosophy/reason 32% 68% 445
Common sense 40% 60% 1,453
Science 42% 58% 479
Don't know 27% 73% 104

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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 71% 25% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 49% 26% 12% 1% 9% 3% 446
Common sense 58% 25% 8% 1% 8% 1% 1,459
Science 43% 35% 8% < 1% 13% < 1% 480
Don't know 63% 24% 2% 3% 4% 3% 104

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

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 13% 1% 1% 1% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 40% 30% 15% 14% 2% 446
Common sense 47% 33% 10% 9% < 1% 1,459
Science 45% 33% 7% 15% < 1% 480
Don't know 59% 20% 5% 10% 6% 104

Attendance at religious services among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 26% 11% < 1% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 23% 39% 38% < 1% 446
Common sense 27% 41% 32% < 1% 1,459
Science 25% 37% 38% < 1% 480
Don't know 40% 26% 29% 5% 104

Frequency of prayer among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who pray…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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% 3% 6% 1% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 46% 17% 9% 28% < 1% 446
Common sense 50% 18% 8% 23% 1% 1,459
Science 41% 21% 8% 30% < 1% 480
Don't know 56% 21% 6% 12% 4% 104

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

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 14% 7% 31% 1% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 17% 14% 8% 61% < 1% 446
Common sense 16% 10% 9% 64% 1% 1,459
Science 16% 14% 10% 60% < 1% 480
Don't know 28% 10% 8% 51% 3% 104

Frequency of meditation among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 8% 3% 24% 4% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 47% 11% 5% 35% 2% 446
Common sense 40% 10% 5% 43% 1% 1,459
Science 42% 12% 5% 39% 2% 480
Don't know 52% 9% 1% 27% 11% 104

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 10% 6% 7% 1% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 57% 15% 11% 17% 1% 446
Common sense 54% 18% 12% 15% 1% 1,459
Science 57% 10% 12% 19% 2% 480
Don't know 59% 6% 6% 23% 6% 104

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 12% 11% 19% 2% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 57% 15% 11% 17% < 1% 446
Common sense 46% 16% 13% 24% 1% 1,459
Science 47% 13% 15% 23% 1% 480
Don't know 47% 8% 10% 20% 14% 104

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 60% 2% 3% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 21% 77% 1% 1% 446
Common sense 21% 76% 2% 1% 1,459
Science 26% 70% 1% 3% 480
Don't know 29% 53% 3% 14% 104

Frequency of reading scripture among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 6% 20% 1% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 28% 12% 10% 49% < 1% 446
Common sense 26% 12% 10% 51% 1% 1,459
Science 21% 13% 11% 54% 2% 480
Don't know 35% 13% 9% 40% 2% 104

Interpreting scripture among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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 59% 24% 3% 9% 5% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 22% 23% 1% 47% 6% 446
Common sense 27% 25% 3% 37% 8% 1,459
Science 34% 18% 2% 42% 5% 480
Don't know 29% 20% 16% 17% 18% 104

Belief in Heaven among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who …in heaven

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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% 9% 5% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 62% 27% 12% 446
Common sense 71% 22% 7% 1,459
Science 64% 30% 6% 480
Don't know 69% 17% 14% 104

Belief in Hell among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who …in hell

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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% 21% 6% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 49% 41% 10% 446
Common sense 56% 36% 8% 1,459
Science 53% 41% 6% 480
Don't know 52% 25% 23% 104

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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 25% 32% 43% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 21% 29% 50% 446
Common sense 21% 27% 52% 1,459
Science 20% 24% 55% 480
Don't know 16% 45% 40% 104

Political ideology among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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% 27% 23% 9% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 21% 36% 37% 5% 446
Common sense 26% 36% 31% 7% 1,459
Science 27% 32% 35% 6% 480
Don't know 28% 23% 24% 24% 104

Views about size of government among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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 27% 66% 4% 3% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 36% 60% 2% 3% 446
Common sense 30% 63% 3% 3% 1,459
Science 24% 72% 1% 3% 480
Don't know 19% 62% 9% 10% 104

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

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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 39% 55% 4% 2% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 33% 62% 4% 1% 446
Common sense 41% 52% 4% 2% 1,459
Science 44% 53% 2% 1% 480
Don't know 28% 41% 17% 14% 104

Views about abortion among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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 27% 69% 4% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 58% 39% 3% 446
Common sense 55% 40% 5% 1,459
Science 52% 44% 4% 480
Don't know 28% 48% 24% 104

Views about homosexuality among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 41% 5% 5% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 81% 12% 5% 2% 446
Common sense 74% 19% 4% 3% 1,459
Science 77% 18% 2% 2% 480
Don't know 53% 21% 9% 16% 104

Views about same-sex marriage among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos who …same-sex marriage

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,325. 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% 55% 10% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 72% 20% 8% 446
Common sense 64% 28% 8% 1,459
Science 66% 27% 7% 480
Don't know 39% 29% 32% 104

Views about environmental regulation among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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% 54% 2% 5% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 32% 61% 2% 5% 446
Common sense 34% 59% 2% 4% 1,459
Science 35% 59% 2% 3% 480
Don't know 24% 47% 8% 21% 104

Views about human evolution among Latinos by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Latinos 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 = 1,325. 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 15% 28% 3% 48% 6% 1,325
Philosophy/reason 44% 25% 4% 23% 4% 446
Common sense 38% 24% 3% 30% 5% 1,459
Science 45% 21% 4% 28% 2% 480
Don't know 15% 24% 11% 19% 30% 104