Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 18-29 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 18-29 year olds by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of 18-29 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Arizona 22% 16% 45% 14% 3% 116
California 20% 20% 45% 14% 1% 663
Florida 22% 15% 52% 9% 1% 308
Georgia 36% 16% 38% 8% 2% 184
Illinois 15% 21% 47% 14% 3% 214
Massachusetts 9% 14% 53% 22% 2% 106
Michigan 17% 9% 58% 12% 4% 168
Missouri 22% 15% 48% 14% 1% 116
New York 18% 20% 47% 13% 1% 287
North Carolina 26% 13% 47% 11% 3% 143
Ohio 24% 17% 47% 8% 3% 156
Pennsylvania 19% 16% 49% 14% 1% 173
Texas 28% 14% 44% 12% 2% 480
Virginia 25% 13% 53% 6% 3% 133
Washington 28% 15% 41% 15% 1% 132

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