Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who believe in Heaven by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Heaven by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of who believe in Heaven who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious traditionReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant59%5%31%3%2%7,452
Historically Black Protestant48%6%41%4%2%1,761
Jehovah's Witness75%2%15%3%6%126
Mainline Protestant33%9%50%6%2%4,683
Orthodox Christian32%12%48%6%3%138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")15%12%61%10%3%2,430
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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