Parent of children under 18 among men by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among men by parental status

% of men who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrongParentsNon-parentsSample size
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong29%71%6,429
Right or wrong depends on the situation25%75%10,539
Neither/both equally22%78%282
Don't know14%86%182
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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