Parent of children under 18 among never married adults by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among never married adults by parental status

% of never married adults who are…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,791. 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 15% 85% 1,791
Philosophy/reason 7% 93% 1,023
Common sense 15% 85% 3,170
Science 11% 89% 794
Don't know 14% 86% 181

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