Marital status among adults in the West by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the West by marital status

% of adults in the West who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,504. 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 55% 5% 13% 6% 20% 2,504
Philosophy/reason 39% 10% 14% 3% 34% 1,086
Common sense 45% 11% 13% 6% 25% 3,686
Science 43% 13% 11% 2% 31% 900
Don't know 49% 4% 13% 15% 19% 280

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