Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 5,093. 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 28% 71% 1% 1% 5,093

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 28% 71% 1% < 1% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 38% 60% 1% 1% 957
Historically Black Protestant 24% 73% 2% 2% 210
Jewish 28% 71% < 1% 1% 150
Mainline Protestant 28% 69% 2% 1% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 79% 1% 1% 1,191

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,469. 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 19% 39% 29% 13% 1,469
Right or wrong depends on the situation 33% 34% 21% 12% 3,453

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,469. 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 11% 14% 33% 33% 8% 1% 1,469
Right or wrong depends on the situation 22% 18% 27% 25% 8% 1% 3,453

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,501. 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% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 48% 52% 3,501

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,473. 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 76% 9% 2% 11% 3% 1,473
Right or wrong depends on the situation 66% 11% 5% 14% 4% 3,470

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,483. 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 11% 9% 80% 1,483
Right or wrong depends on the situation 15% 11% 74% 3,457

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,343. 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% 19% 32% 23% 1,343
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 21% 26% 20% 3,156

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,493. 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 37% 31% 20% 12% 1,493
Right or wrong depends on the situation 37% 32% 18% 12% 3,491

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,499. 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% 6% 12% 4% 21% 1,499
Right or wrong depends on the situation 41% 10% 12% 4% 34% 3,492

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,494. 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% 64% 1,494
Right or wrong depends on the situation 29% 71% 3,492

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 23% 4% < 1% 6% 1% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 52% 27% 7% < 1% 11% 2% 3,501

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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 52% 33% 8% 6% < 1% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 36% 37% 14% 12% < 1% 3,501

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 43% 23% < 1% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 21% 45% 34% < 1% 3,501

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,501. 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% 22% 7% 15% 1% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 24% 9% 28% < 1% 3,501

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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 15% 14% 10% 60% < 1% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 11% 10% 9% 69% < 1% 3,501

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 13% 5% 50% 2% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 15% 6% 52% 1% 3,501

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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 37% 26% 17% 19% 1% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 24% 15% 21% < 1% 3,501

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 10% 46% 7% 2% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 18% 15% 54% 11% 1% 3,501

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 17% 11% 43% < 1% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 18% 14% 11% 57% < 1% 3,501

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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 28% 39% 2% 25% 6% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 20% 30% 1% 43% 7% 3,501

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,501. 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 79% 15% 5% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 69% 25% 6% 3,501

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,501. 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% 26% 7% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 52% 41% 7% 3,501

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,501. 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 52% 14% 34% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 16% 52% 3,501

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,501. 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% 30% 16% 5% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 25% 39% 31% 5% 3,501

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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 65% 31% 2% 2% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 49% 3% 3% 3,501

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 39% 3% 2% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 57% 3% 2% 3,501

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 49% 3% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 65% 32% 3% 3,501

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 34% 4% 4% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 77% 18% 3% 2% 3,501

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 43% 7% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 69% 25% 6% 3,501

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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 44% 53% 1% 2% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 65% 2% 2% 3,501

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 1,501. 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% 29% 3% 35% 3% 1,501
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 26% 4% 25% 3% 3,501