Parent of children under 18 among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by parental status

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 27% 73% 111
Catholic 30% 70% 3,417
Evangelical Protestant 31% 69% 2,402
Historically Black Protestant 30% 70% 749
Jewish 21% 79% 414
Mainline Protestant 26% 74% 2,982
Mormon 43% 57% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 73% 4,129

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