Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by state (2014) Switch to: State 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

State Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 44% 8% 43% 4% 2% 107
Arizona 28% 9% 47% 13% 3% 127
California 32% 13% 43% 11% 2% 762
Colorado 25% 19% 49% 5% 2% 134
Florida 29% 10% 49% 10% 2% 389
Georgia 45% 5% 39% 9% 3% 208
Illinois 31% 10% 44% 14% 1% 270
Indiana 37% 9% 47% 5% 2% 134
Kentucky 49% 4% 40% 4% 3% 100
Louisiana 44% 11% 39% 4% 2% 108
Maryland 28% 7% 43% 17% 5% 156
Massachusetts 13% 11% 57% 19% 1% 167
Michigan 29% 10% 51% 7% 3% 183
Minnesota 23% 12% 56% 5% 4% 128
Missouri 35% 13% 43% 5% 4% 120
New Jersey 22% 12% 48% 17% 1% 188
New York 26% 14% 49% 9% 2% 378
North Carolina 42% 8% 43% 7% 1% 210
Ohio 30% 10% 49% 8% 2% 212
Pennsylvania 32% 6% 48% 12% 3% 275
South Carolina 55% 6% 29% 6% 4% 109
Tennessee 42% 5% 42% 6% 6% 122
Texas 42% 8% 39% 9% 2% 585
Virginia 36% 12% 43% 8% < 1% 193
Washington 26% 13% 45% 13% 3% 155
Wisconsin 26% 15% 48% 8% 4% 120

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