Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by attendance at prayer groups (2014) Switch to: Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services weekly or more by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,393. 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.
At least once a week 70% 4% 21% 3% 3% 7,393
Once or twice a month 58% 8% 28% 5% 2% 1,632
Several times a year 53% 8% 32% 5% 2% 1,185
Seldom/never 43% 7% 41% 6% 3% 2,847

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