Generational cohort among who believe in Hell by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who believe in Hell by generational group

% of who believe in Hell who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,938. 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% 12% 28% 35% 14% 1% 8,938
Philosophy/reason 22% 20% 26% 23% 8% 1% 1,272
Common sense 15% 15% 29% 31% 10% 1% 7,206
Science 20% 17% 32% 24% 6% 1% 972
Don't know 11% 13% 27% 33% 16% < 1% 426

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