Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 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 = 8,723. 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 37% 61% 1% < 1% 8,723

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by religious group

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 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 33% 66% 1% < 1% 1,720
Evangelical Protestant 58% 40% 2% 1% 2,200
Historically Black Protestant 36% 62% 2% < 1% 379
Jewish 20% 75% 4% 1% 190
Mainline Protestant 35% 63% 1% < 1% 1,578
Mormon 61% 36% 3% < 1% 203
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 77% 1% < 1% 1,920

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,300. 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% 38% 34% 15% 3,300
Right or wrong depends on the situation 23% 39% 24% 13% 5,186
Neither/both equally 20% 27% 34% 20% 125

Generational cohort among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,300. 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% 12% 32% 40% 9% 1% 3,300
Right or wrong depends on the situation 15% 17% 31% 29% 8% < 1% 5,186
Neither/both equally 13% 8% 25% 42% 11% 1% 125

Gender composition among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 51% 49% 5,226
Neither/both equally 58% 42% 127

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,297. 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% 7% 2% 7% 2% 3,297
Right or wrong depends on the situation 73% 9% 5% 10% 3% 5,175
Neither/both equally 77% 10% 1% 9% 4% 124

Immigrant status among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,323. 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% 7% 86% 3,323
Right or wrong depends on the situation 11% 11% 78% 5,197
Neither/both equally 7% 7% 85% 123

Educational distribution among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who have completed…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,333. 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% 38% 22% 11% 3,333
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 36% 23% 15% 5,217
Neither/both equally 27% 33% 21% 20% 127

Marital status among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,337. 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% 4% 8% 3% 14% 3,337
Right or wrong depends on the situation 56% 7% 10% 3% 24% 5,219
Neither/both equally 64% 2% 12% 5% 17% 127

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,334. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 35% 65% 3,334
Right or wrong depends on the situation 30% 70% 5,216
Neither/both equally 25% 75% 126

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say they…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 77% 13% 3% < 1% 6% 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 53% 23% 7% < 1% 14% 3% 5,226
Neither/both equally 70% 10% 5% 1% 8% 6% 127

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say religion is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 19% 7% 6% < 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 39% 29% 15% 16% 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 64% 16% 13% 6% 1% 127

Attendance at religious services among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 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 = 3,338. 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% 28% 20% < 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 37% 35% < 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 56% 19% 25% < 1% 127

Frequency of prayer among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 13% 5% 14% < 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 44% 18% 6% 32% < 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 61% 13% 2% 23% 1% 127

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who attend prayer group…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 11% 9% 44% < 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 16% 8% 8% 67% < 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 41% 5% 3% 51% < 1% 127

Frequency of meditation among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who meditate…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 8% 4% 45% 2% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 33% 9% 5% 52% 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 48% 4% 1% 45% 2% 127

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 13% 8% 11% 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 52% 17% 12% 18% 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 67% 13% 7% 9% 4% 127

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 17% 13% 23% 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 18% 15% 23% 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 48% 21% 10% 16% 5% 127

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 53% 8% 33% 5% 2% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 22% 13% 52% 11% 2% 5,226
Neither/both equally 34% 13% 33% 6% 14% 127

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who read scripture…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 9% 7% 32% 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 22% 11% 10% 57% < 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 56% 4% 2% 38% < 1% 127

Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 33% 4% 23% 4% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 16% 29% 1% 47% 7% 5,226
Neither/both equally 26% 29% 7% 31% 8% 127

Belief in Heaven among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 65% 29% 6% 5,226
Neither/both equally 64% 27% 9% 127

Belief in Hell among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 69% 24% 7% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 48% 45% 7% 5,226
Neither/both equally 47% 41% 11% 127

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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 61% 12% 27% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 35% 13% 53% 5,226
Neither/both equally 44% 19% 37% 127

Political ideology among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 28% 11% 3% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 27% 39% 30% 3% 5,226
Neither/both equally 43% 26% 21% 10% 127

Views about size of government among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who would rather have…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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 75% 20% 2% 3% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 53% 41% 3% 3% 5,226
Neither/both equally 61% 16% 14% 9% 127

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 30% 3% 1% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 43% 52% 3% 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 47% 36% 14% 2% 127

Views about abortion among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say abortion should be…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 39% 58% 2% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 68% 29% 3% 5,226
Neither/both equally 46% 43% 11% 127

Views about homosexuality among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say homosexuality…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 49% 5% 3% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 76% 19% 3% 2% 5,226
Neither/both equally 42% 35% 18% 5% 127

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who …same-sex marriage

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 59% 6% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 69% 26% 5% 5,226
Neither/both equally 39% 45% 16% 127

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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% 47% 3% 2% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 29% 68% 2% 1% 5,226
Neither/both equally 35% 51% 11% 3% 127

Views about human evolution among adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of $50,000-$99,999 who say humans…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,338. 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 21% 25% 2% 48% 3% 3,338
Right or wrong depends on the situation 45% 27% 4% 22% 2% 5,226
Neither/both equally 25% 19% 10% 35% 11% 127