Sources of guidance on right and wrong among married adults by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among married adults by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of married adults who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,605. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 52% 6% 35% 4% 3% 11,605
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 13% 58% 12% 2% 3,395
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 17% 58% 19% 1% 811
Believe in God; don't know 27% 17% 42% 6% 8% 105
Do not believe in God 1% 20% 51% 27% 2% 1,512
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 14% 56% 18% 7% 399

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