Religious tradition among who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

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

Marital status Buddhist Catholic Evangelical Protestant Hindu Historically Black Protestant Jehovah's Witness Jewish Mainline Protestant Mormon Muslim Orthodox Christian Other Christian Other Faiths Other World Religions Unaffiliated (religious "nones") Don't know Sample Size
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Married 1% 24% 8% 3% 2% < 1% 4% 12% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 39% 1% 1,587
Living with a partner < 1% 29% 9% < 1% 2% < 1% 1% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 47% < 1% 257
Divorced/separated 1% 27% 13% < 1% 4% < 1% 3% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 33% < 1% 377
Widowed < 1% 24% 13% < 1% 8% 1% 4% 21% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 1% 22% 1% 174
Never married 2% 20% 6% 1% 4% < 1% 2% 7% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 51% 1% 794

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