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

% of women who say religion is…

Sources of guidance on right and wrongVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Religion90%9%1%< 1%< 1%6,762
Philosophy/reason37%31%17%14%< 1%1,692
Common sense42%33%13%10%1%7,309
Science31%29%16%24%< 1%1,291
Don't know65%18%7%6%5%503
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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