Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults in the Midwest by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults in the Midwest who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in GodReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain46%7%40%4%3%4,851
Believe in God; fairly certain12%14%60%11%2%1,489
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain5%15%61%15%3%343
Do not believe in God1%19%53%25%1%606
Other/don't know if they believe in God4%25%53%12%6%155
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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