DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 782. 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.
2014 28% 38% 23% 11% 782
2007 23% 43% 24% 10% 662

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 782. 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.
2014 19% 17% 30% 27% 7% < 1% 782
2007 < 1% 18% 33% 36% 11% 2% 662

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 66% 34% 795
2007 66% 34% 670

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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.
2014 71% 8% 4% 12% 4% 778
2007 75% 11% 1% 11% 3% 660

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
2014 10% 11% 79% 785
2007 9% 7% 84% 668

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 702. 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.
2014 36% 18% 28% 18% 702
2007 31% 25% 28% 15% 572

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 54% 31% 11% 4% 795

Marital status among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 792. 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.
2014 44% 11% 12% 4% 30% 792
2007 50% 10% 11% 3% 25% 667

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 794. 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.
2014 30% 70% 794
2007 35% 65% 668

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 35% 26% 10% 1% 24% 5% 795
2007 43% 24% 8% < 1% 17% 8% 670

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 15% 27% 27% 29% 2% 795
2007 17% 31% 22% 29% 1% 670

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 4% 28% 68% < 1% 795
2007 5% 23% 71% < 1% 670

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 22% 13% 6% 58% < 1% 795
2007 24% 15% 7% 53% 1% 670

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 4% 3% 4% 87% 1% 795
2007 5% 3% 5% 86% < 1% 670

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 23% 7% 3% 67% 1% 795
2007 22% 6% 3% 67% 1% 670

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 35% 14% 10% 38% 2% 795
2007 33% 10% 13% 41% 3% 670

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 40% 13% 13% 33% 1% 795
2007 30% 16% 16% 36% 2% 670

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 30% 69% 1% 1% 795

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 11% 7% 6% 76% < 1% 795
2007 9% 7% 5% 78% 1% 670

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 11% 15% 1% 64% 9% 795
2007 16% 19% 2% 54% 10% 670

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 49% 40% 11% 795
2007 54% 36% 10% 670

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 36% 54% 9% 795
2007 40% 51% 9% 670

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 53% 20% 28% 795
2007 48% 19% 33% 670

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 67% 29% 2% 2% 795
2007 54% 38% 3% 5% 670

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 61% 34% 3% 2% 795

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 62% 32% 6% 795
2007 57% 36% 7% 670

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 69% 24% 4% 3% 795
2007 59% 32% 4% 5% 670

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 58% 33% 9% 795

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 51% 45% 3% 2% 795
2007 42% 51% 4% 3% 670

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are conservative who say humans…

Survey year Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 795. 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.
2014 52% 18% 3% 24% 3% 795