Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by age group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,210. 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% 35% 27% 18% 1,210
Philosophy/reason 37% 34% 21% 8% 417
Common sense 27% 34% 24% 15% 1,430
Science 35% 36% 16% 12% 233
Don't know 20% 44% 20% 16% 102

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