Importance of religion in one's life among moderates by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among moderates by importance of religion

% of moderates who say religion is…

Sources of guidance on right and wrongVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Religion86%12%1%1%< 1%3,067
Common sense35%37%16%12%< 1%5,763
Science25%29%19%26%< 1%1,119
Don't know59%20%10%5%6%323
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.

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