Sources of guidance on right and wrong by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing (2014) Switch to: Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeingReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
At least once a week44%9%37%7%3%20,955
Once or twice a month23%14%51%10%2%5,093
Several times a year18%12%57%12%2%3,223
Don't know24%10%44%11%12%538
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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