Sources of guidance on right and wrong among immigrants by state (2014) Switch to: State among immigrants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of immigrants 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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California 33% 11% 38% 15% 2% 821
Florida 33% 13% 37% 14% 3% 386
Illinois 28% 17% 34% 19% 3% 120
Massachusetts 22% 10% 42% 25% 1% 101
New Jersey 32% 8% 44% 15% 1% 166
New York 32% 11% 42% 13% 2% 369
Texas 40% 7% 34% 15% 3% 448

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