State among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by state

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are in…

Views about size of governmentAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingSample size
Smaller government; fewer services1%< 1%2%1%11%1%1%< 1%< 1%6%3%1%1%4%2%1%1%1%1%1%2%2%3%2%1%2%< 1%1%1%1%3%< 1%6%3%< 1%4%1%1%5%< 1%1%< 1%2%7%1%< 1%3%2%1%2%< 1%10,268
Bigger government; more services1%< 1%2%1%14%2%1%< 1%< 1%7%3%< 1%< 1%4%2%1%1%1%1%< 1%2%3%3%1%1%1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%3%1%8%3%< 1%3%1%1%4%< 1%1%< 1%2%8%1%< 1%3%2%< 1%2%< 1%10,012
Depends1%< 1%1%1%15%2%1%< 1%< 1%6%3%1%1%5%3%1%1%2%1%1%1%2%4%2%1%1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%4%< 1%7%3%< 1%4%1%1%3%< 1%1%< 1%2%8%1%< 1%3%3%1%1%< 1%775
Don't know1%< 1%2%1%11%2%1%< 1%< 1%7%3%1%< 1%4%3%1%1%1%1%1%3%3%3%2%1%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%3%< 1%6%4%< 1%5%1%2%4%< 1%2%< 1%2%7%1%< 1%2%2%1%1%< 1%900
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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