Parent of children under 18 among who believe in Heaven by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who believe in Heaven by parental status

% of who believe in Heaven who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,295. 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 31% 69% 10,295
Philosophy/reason 29% 71% 1,885
Common sense 30% 70% 10,022
Science 32% 68% 1,405
Don't know 26% 74% 637

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