Marital status among non-parents by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among non-parents by marital status

% of non-parents who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrongMarriedLiving with a partnerDivorced/separatedWidowedNever marriedSample size
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong51%5%13%8%23%9,051
Right or wrong depends on the situation36%8%14%8%34%16,643
Neither/both equally40%5%14%10%30%434
Don't know36%5%12%22%25%302
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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