Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 27,244. 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 35% 62% 1% 1% 27,244

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by religious group

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 163. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 22% 75% 3% < 1% 163
Catholic 33% 65% 1% 1% 4,670
Evangelical Protestant 51% 46% 2% 1% 7,359
Historically Black Protestant 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,697
Jehovah's Witness 59% 37% 3% 1% 170
Jewish 22% 76% 2% < 1% 567
Mainline Protestant 33% 65% 1% 1% 5,296
Mormon 60% 39% 2% < 1% 572
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 77% 1% 1% 5,780

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,811. 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% 33% 33% 21% 9,811
Right or wrong depends on the situation 24% 33% 26% 17% 16,320
Neither/both equally 16% 31% 31% 22% 396
Don't know 14% 16% 25% 45% 234

Generational cohort among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,811. 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% 28% 39% 13% 1% 9,811
Right or wrong depends on the situation 15% 15% 26% 31% 11% 1% 16,320
Neither/both equally 10% 13% 23% 38% 14% 1% 396
Don't know 10% 6% 15% 32% 31% 6% 234

Gender composition among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,014. 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% 48% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 46% 54% 16,577
Neither/both equally 59% 41% 410
Don't know 48% 52% 243

Racial and ethnic composition among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,844. 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 82% 11% < 1% 4% 4% 9,844
Right or wrong depends on the situation 76% 14% < 1% 5% 4% 16,402
Neither/both equally 81% 9% 1% 4% 5% 390
Don't know 77% 12% < 1% 5% 5% 234

Income distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 8,797. 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% 20% 32% 21% 8,797
Right or wrong depends on the situation 34% 21% 27% 19% 14,705
Neither/both equally 35% 18% 30% 17% 303
Don't know 50% 24% 16% 10% 157

Educational distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 9,970. 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% 35% 18% 10% 9,970
Right or wrong depends on the situation 40% 32% 17% 11% 16,529
Neither/both equally 32% 39% 15% 13% 406
Don't know 61% 24% 10% 5% 240

Marital status among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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% 5% 12% 6% 17% 9,974
Right or wrong depends on the situation 44% 8% 14% 7% 27% 16,510
Neither/both equally 46% 5% 14% 8% 28% 403
Don't know 35% 5% 10% 26% 24% 239

Parent of children under 18 among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,975. 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% 71% 9,975
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 73% 16,530
Neither/both equally 20% 80% 409
Don't know 16% 84% 242

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 13% 3% 1% 4% 1% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 58% 21% 6% 1% 12% 3% 16,577
Neither/both equally 69% 16% 3% 2% 5% 5% 410
Don't know 74% 10% 4% 4% 5% 4% 243

Importance of religion in one's life among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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 68% 19% 7% 6% 1% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 45% 27% 13% 14% 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 62% 18% 11% 7% 1% 410
Don't know 67% 15% 6% 7% 4% 243

Attendance at religious services among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 29% 21% 1% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 35% 37% < 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 39% 30% 29% 2% 410
Don't know 37% 31% 29% 3% 243

Frequency of prayer among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,014. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 69% 13% 4% 12% 1% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 48% 17% 6% 28% 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 64% 13% 3% 17% 3% 410
Don't know 62% 14% 1% 18% 4% 243

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 9% 44% 1% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 18% 8% 8% 66% < 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 26% 8% 7% 56% 3% 410
Don't know 27% 9% 5% 55% 4% 243

Frequency of meditation among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 7% 3% 43% 2% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 36% 9% 4% 50% 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 48% 6% 2% 41% 3% 410
Don't know 55% 5% 3% 32% 5% 243

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 69% 12% 7% 11% 1% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 53% 16% 10% 19% 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 65% 11% 5% 14% 5% 410
Don't know 59% 12% 7% 15% 7% 243

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 16% 12% 24% 2% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 44% 16% 13% 26% 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 57% 13% 9% 17% 4% 410
Don't know 42% 16% 9% 23% 11% 243

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 7% 34% 4% 2% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 24% 12% 53% 9% 2% 16,577
Neither/both equally 35% 12% 35% 4% 13% 410
Don't know 32% 8% 36% 6% 17% 243

Frequency of reading scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 10% 7% 31% 1% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 28% 10% 9% 53% 1% 16,577
Neither/both equally 45% 9% 4% 40% 3% 410
Don't know 42% 10% 6% 39% 2% 243

Interpreting scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 42% 30% 4% 19% 6% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 24% 27% 2% 40% 7% 16,577
Neither/both equally 27% 19% 9% 27% 18% 410
Don't know 44% 14% 7% 20% 15% 243

Belief in Heaven among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,014. 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 80% 13% 8% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 69% 24% 7% 16,577
Neither/both equally 69% 16% 14% 410
Don't know 71% 15% 14% 243

Belief in Hell among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,014. 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% 22% 8% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 53% 39% 8% 16,577
Neither/both equally 58% 24% 17% 410
Don't know 57% 24% 19% 243

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,014. 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% 14% 28% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 17% 51% 16,577
Neither/both equally 38% 26% 36% 410
Don't know 38% 21% 41% 243

Political ideology among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,014. 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% 27% 12% 6% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 29% 37% 28% 6% 16,577
Neither/both equally 38% 30% 14% 18% 410
Don't know 37% 22% 22% 18% 243

Views about size of government among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 24% 2% 3% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 49% 44% 3% 4% 16,577
Neither/both equally 55% 21% 15% 10% 410
Don't know 49% 32% 7% 12% 243

Views about government aid to the poor among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 34% 4% 2% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 38% 56% 4% 2% 16,577
Neither/both equally 38% 43% 17% 2% 410
Don't know 38% 36% 7% 19% 243

Views about abortion among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 58% 4% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 62% 34% 4% 16,577
Neither/both equally 40% 46% 14% 410
Don't know 34% 38% 28% 243

Views about homosexuality among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 49% 4% 3% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 71% 23% 4% 3% 16,577
Neither/both equally 47% 33% 12% 7% 410
Don't know 38% 38% 6% 18% 243

Views about same-sex marriage among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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 34% 59% 7% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 63% 30% 7% 16,577
Neither/both equally 43% 39% 18% 410
Don't know 34% 47% 19% 243

Views about environmental regulation among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 45% 3% 2% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 33% 62% 2% 3% 16,577
Neither/both equally 35% 48% 11% 6% 410
Don't know 32% 35% 3% 30% 243

Views about human evolution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 10,014. 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% 25% 3% 49% 4% 10,014
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 26% 4% 27% 4% 16,577
Neither/both equally 21% 18% 12% 37% 13% 410
Don't know 17% 18% 11% 28% 26% 243