Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by race/ethnicity

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,442. 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 68% 14% 2% 13% 4% 6,442
Philosophy/reason 54% 16% 5% 23% 2% 490
Common sense 62% 15% 4% 15% 4% 3,643
Science 38% 16% 7% 36% 3% 436
Don't know 69% 13% 1% 13% 4% 200

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