Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a post-graduate degree by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 37% 16% 34% 11% 2% 107
California 20% 19% 37% 20% 3% 654
Florida 24% 16% 44% 13% 3% 333
Georgia 38% 11% 35% 15% 2% 167
Illinois 26% 25% 34% 11% 5% 222
Maryland 28% 12% 31% 25% 3% 167
Massachusetts 8% 21% 48% 21% 2% 164
Michigan 28% 11% 46% 10% 6% 144
New Jersey 19% 17% 53% 10% 1% 203
New York 21% 21% 43% 12% 4% 393
North Carolina 29% 18% 38% 14% 2% 183
Ohio 33% 9% 40% 14% 4% 175
Pennsylvania 34% 14% 33% 15% 4% 237
Tennessee 52% 10% 26% 8% 4% 117
Texas 35% 16% 35% 12% 3% 357
Virginia 24% 18% 36% 19% 3% 217
Washington 22% 22% 32% 23% < 1% 103

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