Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 30-49 year olds by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

StateThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Alabama42%56%1%< 1%136
Colorado34%62%4%< 1%173
Connecticut29%70%1%< 1%105
District of Columbia18%82%< 1%< 1%106
Florida35%63%2%< 1%476
Georgia39%60%1%< 1%264
Indiana34%65%< 1%1%170
Kentucky44%54%2%< 1%130
Louisiana42%56%2%< 1%129
Maryland31%67%1%< 1%186
Michigan37%62%1%< 1%224
Minnesota30%68%1%< 1%167
Missouri43%54%2%< 1%163
New Jersey28%70%1%1%243
New York25%72%2%1%479
North Carolina34%65%1%1%260
Ohio35%64%1%< 1%267
Oregon34%66%< 1%< 1%111
Pennsylvania38%61%< 1%< 1%330
South Carolina37%61%2%< 1%127
Tennessee43%55%2%< 1%153
Washington37%63%< 1%< 1%187
Wisconsin28%71%< 1%1%148
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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