Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in Generation X by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults in Generation X by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults in Generation X who say…

StateThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Alabama45%54%1%< 1%107
Colorado35%60%5%< 1%134
Florida36%62%1%< 1%389
Georgia40%58%1%< 1%208
Indiana37%63%< 1%1%134
Kentucky45%53%1%< 1%100
Louisiana41%58%1%< 1%108
Maryland32%66%1%< 1%156
Michigan36%63%1%< 1%183
Minnesota29%69%2%< 1%128
Missouri45%55%< 1%< 1%120
New Jersey29%69%< 1%1%188
New York25%72%2%1%378
North Carolina34%65%1%1%210
Ohio36%63%1%< 1%212
Pennsylvania38%61%< 1%< 1%275
South Carolina36%61%2%< 1%109
Tennessee43%55%3%< 1%122
Washington39%61%< 1%< 1%155
Wisconsin28%71%< 1%1%120
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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