Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who believe in Heaven by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among who believe in Heaven by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of who believe in Heaven who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about government aid to the poor Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,961. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Does more harm than good 44% 6% 43% 5% 2% 11,961
Does more good than harm 38% 10% 43% 7% 2% 10,957
Neither/both equally 43% 8% 37% 4% 8% 925
Don't know 41% 6% 36% 6% 12% 494

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