Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 5,897. 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 32% 66% 2% < 1% 5,897

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by religious group

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 0. 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.
Catholic 36% 62% 1% < 1% 1,128
Evangelical Protestant 61% 37% 2% < 1% 959
Hindu 25% 72% 3% < 1% 104
Historically Black Protestant 36% 62% 3% < 1% 193
Jewish 23% 74% 3% < 1% 326
Mainline Protestant 27% 71% 2% 1% 1,269
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 83% 1% 1% 1,382

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,876. 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 7% 40% 31% 21% 1,876
Right or wrong depends on the situation 10% 45% 26% 18% 3,734
Neither/both equally 3% 38% 35% 24% 111

Generational cohort among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,876. 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 1% 12% 34% 38% 13% 1% 1,876
Right or wrong depends on the situation 2% 17% 36% 32% 11% 1% 3,734
Neither/both equally < 1% 10% 31% 43% 13% 3% 111

Gender composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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 55% 45% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 45% 55% 3,832
Neither/both equally 60% 40% 116

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,887. 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 77% 9% 6% 5% 3% 1,887
Right or wrong depends on the situation 75% 7% 9% 6% 3% 3,778
Neither/both equally 76% 10% 5% 5% 5% 110

Immigrant status among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,901. 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 12% 10% 78% 1,901
Right or wrong depends on the situation 18% 11% 71% 3,797
Neither/both equally 15% 13% 72% 111

Income distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,701. 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 8% 11% 33% 48% 1,701
Right or wrong depends on the situation 9% 11% 32% 48% 3,428

Marital status among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,915. 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% 4% 8% 4% 12% 1,915
Right or wrong depends on the situation 63% 7% 10% 4% 16% 3,818
Neither/both equally 60% 6% 14% 5% 15% 116

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,913. 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% 65% 1,913
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 68% 3,812
Neither/both equally 21% 79% 115

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 16% 4% 1% 6% 2% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 25% 9% 1% 19% 4% 3,832
Neither/both equally 57% 19% 4% 4% 9% 6% 116

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 67% 18% 7% 8% < 1% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 36% 27% 17% 19% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 53% 20% 15% 9% 2% 116

Attendance at religious services among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who attend religious services…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 26% 17% < 1% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 26% 37% 36% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 44% 29% 26% 1% 116

Frequency of prayer among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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 66% 14% 4% 15% 1% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 40% 16% 7% 36% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 59% 12% 4% 22% 3% 116

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 11% 10% 44% < 1% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 13% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 29% 4% 3% 62% 1% 116

Frequency of meditation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 49% 8% 4% 37% 2% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 10% 6% 44% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 56% 9% 2% 27% 5% 116

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 67% 15% 9% 9% 1% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 51% 18% 13% 17% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 73% 10% 2% 9% 6% 116

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 51% 19% 15% 14% 1% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 47% 19% 17% 17% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 70% 12% 10% 4% 5% 116

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 12% 27% 9% 2% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 17% 19% 43% 18% 3% 3,832
Neither/both equally 32% 20% 28% 5% 16% 116

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 10% 8% 34% 1% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 21% 9% 11% 59% < 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 41% 7% 3% 45% 4% 116

Interpreting scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 27% 37% 3% 27% 6% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 8% 24% 1% 60% 8% 3,832
Neither/both equally 9% 18% 14% 37% 22% 116

Belief in Heaven among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 8% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 50% 41% 9% 3,832
Neither/both equally 54% 34% 13% 116

Belief in Hell among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 32% 10% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 60% 9% 3,832
Neither/both equally 43% 41% 16% 116

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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 56% 10% 34% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 23% 11% 65% 3,832
Neither/both equally 31% 16% 52% 116

Political ideology among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,921. 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% 34% 16% 3% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 15% 38% 44% 3% 3,832
Neither/both equally 30% 42% 24% 4% 116

Views about size of government among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 26% 2% 2% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 51% 3% 3% 3,832
Neither/both equally 54% 22% 18% 6% 116

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 41% 4% 2% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 68% 4% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 24% 55% 17% 4% 116

Views about abortion among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 43% 54% 3% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 78% 19% 3% 3,832
Neither/both equally 56% 33% 11% 116

Views about homosexuality among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 39% 5% 3% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 84% 12% 3% 2% 3,832
Neither/both equally 63% 23% 13% 2% 116

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 45% 49% 6% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 79% 16% 5% 3,832
Neither/both equally 65% 31% 4% 116

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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 43% 53% 2% 2% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 17% 80% 2% 1% 3,832
Neither/both equally 20% 73% 6% < 1% 116

Views about human evolution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 1,921. 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% 28% 4% 36% 3% 1,921
Right or wrong depends on the situation 57% 23% 5% 13% 2% 3,832
Neither/both equally 34% 22% 16% 17% 11% 116