Income distribution among adults in Generation X by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by household income

% of adults in Generation X 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 = 2,131. 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% 21% 28% 19% 2,131
Philosophy/reason 23% 15% 28% 33% 769
Common sense 28% 19% 30% 24% 2,949
Science 25% 19% 27% 30% 728
Don't know 32% 25% 19% 24% 156

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