Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who pray daily by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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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Buddhist 8% 28% 41% 19% 5% 110
Catholic 40% 8% 43% 7% 3% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 67% 4% 24% 2% 2% 6,852
Hindu 12% 23% 40% 24% 2% 102
Historically Black Protestant 51% 5% 38% 4% 2% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 80% 1% 13% 2% 4% 221
Jewish 44% 9% 36% 7% 4% 213
Mainline Protestant 42% 8% 42% 4% 3% 3,342
Mormon 71% 3% 21% 2% 4% 571
Muslim 46% 9% 32% 10% 4% 164
Orthodox Christian 38% 12% 44% 3% 3% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 14% 53% 8% 4% 1,333

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