Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in Generation X by educational group (2014) Switch to: Educational distribution among adults in Generation X by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Educational distributionReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
High school or less35%7%49%8%2%1,945
Some college35%9%46%7%2%1,829
Post-graduate degree26%18%38%16%2%1,438
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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