Party affiliation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by political party

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,053. 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 42% 20% 38% 1,053
Philosophy/reason 31% 15% 54% 1,202
Common sense 37% 19% 44% 5,028
Science 28% 18% 54% 839
Don't know 30% 31% 39% 189

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