Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 19,336. 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 41% 56% 2% 1% 19,336

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 110. 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 31% 67% 2% < 1% 110
Catholic 33% 64% 2% 1% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 54% 43% 2% 1% 6,852
Hindu 22% 76% 2% < 1% 102
Historically Black Protestant 30% 67% 1% 1% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 62% 34% 2% 2% 221
Jewish 34% 62% 3% 1% 213
Mainline Protestant 35% 62% 2% 1% 3,342
Mormon 63% 36% 2% < 1% 571
Muslim 22% 74% 1% 3% 164
Orthodox Christian 38% 61% < 1% 1% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 70% 2% 2% 1,333

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,154. 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% 34% 31% 21% 8,154
Right or wrong depends on the situation 19% 34% 28% 20% 10,210
Neither/both equally 14% 29% 33% 24% 318
Don't know 12% 26% 21% 41% 212

Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,154. 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% 11% 29% 37% 14% 1% 8,154
Right or wrong depends on the situation 12% 13% 28% 32% 13% 2% 10,210
Neither/both equally 9% 12% 22% 38% 17% 1% 318
Don't know 9% 6% 23% 28% 29% 6% 212

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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% 54% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 37% 63% 10,436
Neither/both equally 47% 53% 330
Don't know 39% 61% 221

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,206. 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 71% 11% 2% 12% 4% 8,206
Right or wrong depends on the situation 56% 18% 4% 18% 4% 10,307
Neither/both equally 66% 11% 1% 19% 4% 316
Don't know 51% 13% 1% 32% 4% 210

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,274. 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% 8% 81% 8,274
Right or wrong depends on the situation 17% 10% 73% 10,268
Neither/both equally 19% 4% 77% 320
Don't know 31% 10% 60% 211

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 7,221. 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 31% 21% 30% 18% 7,221
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 21% 23% 14% 8,999
Neither/both equally 44% 13% 27% 16% 242
Don't know 55% 26% 11% 8% 148

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,308. 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 38% 34% 18% 10% 8,308
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 31% 14% 9% 10,368
Neither/both equally 41% 33% 13% 13% 328
Don't know 70% 20% 6% 3% 217

Marital status among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,315. 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% 4% 12% 7% 16% 8,315
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 7% 16% 9% 22% 10,390
Neither/both equally 45% 7% 16% 8% 24% 324
Don't know 42% 3% 14% 19% 22% 214

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,317. 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% 68% 8,317
Right or wrong depends on the situation 30% 70% 10,400
Neither/both equally 25% 75% 328
Don't know 26% 74% 218

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 81% 15% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 10,436
Neither/both equally 84% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 330
Don't know 77% 15% 1% 4% 2% 2% 221

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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 86% 11% 1% 1% < 1% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 74% 20% 3% 2% 1% 10,436
Neither/both equally 80% 11% 5% 3% 1% 330
Don't know 81% 10% 2% 4% 3% 221

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 25% 10% < 1% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 47% 35% 18% 1% 10,436
Neither/both equally 52% 30% 16% 2% 330
Don't know 58% 22% 18% 2% 221

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 13% 10% 29% < 1% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 33% 12% 10% 44% 1% 10,436
Neither/both equally 37% 10% 8% 43% 3% 330
Don't know 47% 10% 3% 37% 3% 221

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 6% 3% 32% 2% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 54% 8% 3% 34% 2% 10,436
Neither/both equally 60% 5% 3% 29% 3% 330
Don't know 71% 3% 4% 17% 5% 221

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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 81% 10% 4% 4% 1% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 72% 13% 7% 7% 1% 10,436
Neither/both equally 79% 6% 3% 10% 3% 330
Don't know 72% 11% 8% 4% 5% 221

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 15% 10% 21% 2% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 49% 15% 11% 23% 2% 10,436
Neither/both equally 61% 14% 6% 14% 5% 330
Don't know 51% 12% 10% 15% 11% 221

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 5% 25% 3% 2% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 40% 9% 43% 6% 3% 10,436
Neither/both equally 48% 8% 30% 4% 10% 330
Don't know 45% 4% 29% 5% 16% 221

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 10% 6% 15% 1% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 49% 13% 8% 28% 1% 10,436
Neither/both equally 61% 9% 4% 24% 2% 330
Don't know 62% 7% 5% 23% 3% 221

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 30% 4% 8% 5% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 32% 3% 19% 7% 10,436
Neither/both equally 36% 23% 12% 15% 14% 330
Don't know 57% 13% 8% 13% 10% 221

Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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 86% 7% 7% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 86% 8% 6% 10,436
Neither/both equally 81% 8% 10% 330
Don't know 81% 8% 10% 221

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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 78% 15% 7% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 68% 25% 8% 10,436
Neither/both equally 71% 16% 12% 330
Don't know 62% 21% 18% 221

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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% 15% 27% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 19% 50% 10,436
Neither/both equally 40% 28% 32% 330
Don't know 28% 31% 41% 221

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,349. 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 60% 24% 10% 6% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 35% 35% 23% 6% 10,436
Neither/both equally 41% 28% 13% 18% 330
Don't know 40% 14% 25% 20% 221

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 27% 3% 3% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 50% 3% 4% 10,436
Neither/both equally 49% 28% 16% 7% 330
Don't know 41% 41% 7% 11% 221

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 35% 4% 2% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 55% 4% 2% 10,436
Neither/both equally 40% 43% 15% 2% 330
Don't know 37% 40% 4% 19% 221

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 67% 4% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 50% 46% 5% 10,436
Neither/both equally 31% 57% 12% 330
Don't know 26% 49% 26% 221

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 56% 5% 4% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 60% 32% 5% 4% 10,436
Neither/both equally 41% 40% 11% 8% 330
Don't know 34% 44% 5% 17% 221

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 67% 7% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 50% 42% 9% 10,436
Neither/both equally 35% 48% 17% 330
Don't know 23% 56% 22% 221

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 44% 3% 3% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 36% 58% 2% 4% 10,436
Neither/both equally 35% 44% 13% 8% 330
Don't know 33% 30% 4% 33% 221

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 8,349. 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% 25% 2% 58% 4% 8,349
Right or wrong depends on the situation 21% 32% 4% 38% 5% 10,436
Neither/both equally 12% 22% 6% 42% 17% 330
Don't know 14% 16% 7% 30% 32% 221