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

% of blacks who say…

StateThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Alabama29%70%1%< 1%105
California31%66%2%< 1%206
District of Columbia27%70%3%< 1%119
Florida29%71%< 1%1%227
Illinois30%70%< 1%< 1%156
Mississippi28%69%< 1%4%103
New York25%71%1%3%240
North Carolina28%72%< 1%< 1%183
Ohio24%76%< 1%1%102
Pennsylvania34%64%< 1%2%112
South Carolina33%65%2%1%112
Texas27%70%3%< 1%263
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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