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

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

StateThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
Georgia36%62%2%< 1%146
Indiana30%67%< 1%2%119
Iowa33%65%2%< 1%102
Maryland30%66%3%< 1%128
Minnesota29%70%< 1%< 1%172
Missouri29%70%1%< 1%118
New Jersey21%76%3%< 1%124
New York27%70%2%< 1%256
North Carolina38%59%2%< 1%231
North Dakota41%59%< 1%< 1%105
Tennessee31%67%2%< 1%103
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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