Views about size of government among Christians by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Christians by views about size of government

% of Christians who would rather have…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrongSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong68%27%2%3%10,188
Right or wrong depends on the situation46%48%3%4%14,190
Neither/both equally50%29%15%6%395
Don't know43%45%4%8%275
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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