Educational distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who have completed…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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 50% 30% 14% 7% 1,046
Philosophy/reason 27% 34% 23% 16% 1,198
Common sense 42% 32% 16% 9% 5,007
Science 40% 25% 19% 16% 831
Don't know 43% 33% 14% 11% 188

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