Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,214. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
2014 29% 69% 1% 1% 11,214

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say…

Religious tradition There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
Buddhist 22% 72% 6% < 1% 105
Catholic 28% 70% 1% 1% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 40% 58% 1% 1% 2,367
Hindu 17% 82% 1% < 1% 111
Historically Black Protestant 25% 73% 1% 1% 652
Jewish 22% 77% 1% 1% 428
Mainline Protestant 30% 68% 1% 1% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 34% 64% 1% 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 78% 1% < 1% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,328. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 17% 37% 31% 14% 3,328
Right or wrong depends on the situation 28% 35% 24% 12% 7,445
Neither/both equally 21% 28% 33% 19% 142

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,328. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 10% 13% 31% 36% 9% 1% 3,328
Right or wrong depends on the situation 18% 17% 28% 28% 7% 1% 7,445
Neither/both equally 14% 13% 21% 38% 13% 1% 142

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 54% 46% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 47% 53% 7,584
Neither/both equally 55% 45% 145

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,332. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 70% 11% 3% 13% 3% 3,332
Right or wrong depends on the situation 62% 13% 5% 16% 4% 7,510
Neither/both equally 69% 9% 4% 13% 5% 139

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,350. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 13% 9% 78% 3,350
Right or wrong depends on the situation 16% 11% 72% 7,482
Neither/both equally 16% 7% 77% 142

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have a household income of…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,035. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 30% 20% 28% 22% 3,035
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 20% 25% 20% 6,743
Neither/both equally 34% 22% 17% 27% 113

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,374. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 39% 35% 17% 9% 3,374
Right or wrong depends on the situation 40% 32% 17% 11% 7,551
Neither/both equally 34% 37% 15% 14% 144

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,372. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 53% 7% 14% 5% 21% 3,372
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 9% 13% 5% 30% 7,559
Neither/both equally 47% 4% 16% 6% 28% 143

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,376. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 33% 67% 3,376
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 69% 7,555
Neither/both equally 21% 79% 145

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say they…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 72% 21% 4% 1% 2% 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 58% 27% 7% 1% 6% 2% 7,584
Neither/both equally 59% 27% 9% < 1% 1% 4% 145

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say religion is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 54% 37% 7% 2% < 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 41% 42% 13% 4% < 1% 7,584
Neither/both equally 54% 34% 9% 3% < 1% 145

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 58% 21% 9% 12% 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 47% 23% 10% 20% 1% 7,584
Neither/both equally 64% 17% 7% 11% 2% 145

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who attend prayer group…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 9% 13% 15% 62% < 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 7% 11% 13% 68% < 1% 7,584
Neither/both equally 7% 11% 15% 65% 2% 145

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who meditate…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 36% 9% 5% 49% 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 11% 6% 50% 1% 7,584
Neither/both equally 42% 6% 4% 46% 1% 145

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 58% 18% 12% 11% 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 49% 20% 14% 15% 1% 7,584
Neither/both equally 59% 15% 8% 14% 3% 145

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 42% 16% 15% 26% 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 17% 15% 25% 1% 7,584
Neither/both equally 50% 13% 17% 18% 2% 145

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 35% 10% 46% 7% 2% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 19% 13% 55% 10% 2% 7,584
Neither/both equally 29% 16% 38% 6% 12% 145

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who read scripture…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 29% 16% 13% 41% 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 19% 15% 14% 51% < 1% 7,584
Neither/both equally 26% 17% 9% 46% 1% 145

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 32% 34% 2% 24% 8% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 22% 31% 2% 37% 8% 7,584
Neither/both equally 28% 13% 8% 28% 22% 145

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 83% 12% 6% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 75% 19% 6% 7,584
Neither/both equally 73% 14% 13% 145

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 69% 24% 7% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 55% 37% 8% 7,584
Neither/both equally 60% 23% 17% 145

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 48% 17% 35% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 17% 52% 7,584
Neither/both equally 38% 24% 38% 145

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 46% 32% 17% 5% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 40% 28% 6% 7,584
Neither/both equally 37% 38% 19% 6% 145

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 62% 33% 3% 2% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 44% 50% 3% 3% 7,584
Neither/both equally 56% 24% 17% 3% 145

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 57% 38% 4% 1% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 56% 3% 2% 7,584
Neither/both equally 42% 43% 14% < 1% 145

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say abortion should be…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 50% 46% 4% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 63% 33% 4% 7,584
Neither/both equally 52% 40% 8% 145

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 59% 33% 4% 4% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 75% 19% 3% 2% 7,584
Neither/both equally 57% 21% 13% 9% 145

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 48% 43% 9% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 66% 27% 7% 7,584
Neither/both equally 51% 35% 14% 145

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 46% 51% 2% 2% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 33% 63% 2% 2% 7,584
Neither/both equally 31% 53% 11% 5% 145

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say humans…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. 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.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 26% 31% 3% 37% 3% 3,388
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 29% 5% 26% 3% 7,584
Neither/both equally 22% 21% 11% 32% 14% 145