Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 50-64 year olds by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among 50-64 year olds by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of 50-64 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 31% 8% 50% 8% 2% 2,277
Evangelical Protestant 64% 4% 28% 3% 2% 2,758
Historically Black Protestant 44% 7% 44% 3% 2% 622
Jewish 18% 17% 48% 13% 4% 236
Mainline Protestant 33% 10% 50% 5% 3% 1,819
Mormon 66% 2% 25% < 1% 7% 168
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 16% 58% 15% 3% 1,838

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