Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in Generation X by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults in Generation X 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 30% 10% 47% 12% 2% 1,472
Evangelical Protestant 59% 5% 30% 4% 2% 1,751
Historically Black Protestant 51% 4% 37% 5% 3% 450
Jewish 15% 20% 45% 18% 2% 140
Mainline Protestant 27% 12% 52% 6% 2% 1,044
Mormon 62% 2% 27% 8% 2% 166
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 15% 60% 16% 2% 1,764

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