Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 8,845. 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 29% 68% 1% 1% 8,845

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Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by religious group

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 25% 71% 1% 2% 1,812
Evangelical Protestant 40% 57% 1% 2% 2,370
Historically Black Protestant 25% 73% 1% 1% 791
Jehovah's Witness 51% 47% < 1% 1% 102
Mainline Protestant 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,208
Mormon 45% 53% 2% < 1% 131
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 77% 2% 1% 1,852

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are ages…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,656. 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% 31% 26% 22% 2,656
Right or wrong depends on the situation 29% 30% 23% 17% 5,868
Neither/both equally 18% 38% 27% 18% 123
Don't know 16% 26% 25% 33% 121

Generational cohort among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,656. 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% 17% 24% 31% 16% 2% 2,656
Right or wrong depends on the situation 17% 18% 24% 28% 12% 1% 5,868
Neither/both equally 7% 21% 27% 30% 14% 1% 123
Don't know 9% 9% 24% 27% 27% 4% 121

Gender composition among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,681. 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% 56% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 58% 5,915
Neither/both equally 53% 47% 126
Don't know 39% 61% 123

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,655. 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% 15% 2% 20% 5% 2,655
Right or wrong depends on the situation 51% 18% 3% 23% 5% 5,867
Neither/both equally 52% 8% < 1% 34% 6% 123
Don't know 37% 11% 1% 48% 3% 119

Immigrant status among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,649. 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 17% 9% 74% 2,649
Right or wrong depends on the situation 20% 11% 70% 5,794
Neither/both equally 29% 7% 63% 125
Don't know 36% 8% 56% 117

Educational distribution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,670. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 58% 32% 7% 3% 2,670
Right or wrong depends on the situation 61% 29% 7% 3% 5,899
Neither/both equally 51% 40% 6% 3% 125
Don't know 83% 14% 3% 1% 123

Marital status among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,671. 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% 7% 20% 11% 27% 2,671
Right or wrong depends on the situation 25% 11% 20% 10% 34% 5,900
Neither/both equally 22% 13% 24% 11% 31% 124
Don't know 26% 9% 18% 22% 26% 121

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,675. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 28% 72% 2,675
Right or wrong depends on the situation 28% 72% 5,906
Neither/both equally 29% 71% 126
Don't know 31% 69% 122

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 16% 3% 1% 4% 1% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 62% 21% 6% 1% 8% 2% 5,915
Neither/both equally 69% 21% 2% 2% 3% 3% 126
Don't know 55% 29% 4% 5% 5% 2% 123

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 20% 6% 5% 1% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 54% 26% 10% 10% 1% 5,915
Neither/both equally 65% 15% 13% 6% 1% 126
Don't know 74% 15% 4% 5% 2% 123

Attendance at religious services among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 30% 24% 1% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 34% 34% 1% 5,915
Neither/both equally 36% 25% 36% 3% 126
Don't know 42% 28% 27% 3% 123

Frequency of prayer among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who pray…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,681. 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% 14% 4% 11% 1% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 55% 16% 6% 22% 1% 5,915
Neither/both equally 67% 15% 5% 10% 3% 126
Don't know 65% 15% 3% 13% 4% 123

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 8% 44% 1% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 23% 10% 8% 58% 1% 5,915
Neither/both equally 19% 12% 8% 60% 1% 126
Don't know 34% 10% 5% 47% 5% 123

Frequency of meditation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 3% 37% 2% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 42% 10% 4% 42% 2% 5,915
Neither/both equally 56% 8% 3% 30% 3% 126
Don't know 59% 5% 5% 26% 6% 123

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 11% 6% 13% 1% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 56% 15% 10% 18% 1% 5,915
Neither/both equally 63% 9% 1% 26% 1% 126
Don't know 61% 11% 7% 18% 4% 123

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 14% 10% 24% 2% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 47% 14% 11% 26% 1% 5,915
Neither/both equally 64% 8% 8% 20% < 1% 126
Don't know 44% 7% 11% 23% 15% 123

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 49% 7% 36% 7% 2% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 29% 11% 49% 9% 2% 5,915
Neither/both equally 34% 14% 38% 5% 9% 126
Don't know 35% 4% 35% 8% 19% 123

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 11% 6% 30% 1% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 35% 11% 8% 44% 1% 5,915
Neither/both equally 46% 8% 9% 37% < 1% 126
Don't know 47% 12% 2% 38% 2% 123

Interpreting scripture among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 49% 24% 3% 17% 6% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 37% 23% 2% 31% 7% 5,915
Neither/both equally 29% 16% 8% 24% 22% 126
Don't know 51% 9% 10% 18% 12% 123

Belief in Heaven among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …in heaven

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,681. 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% 12% 6% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 76% 18% 7% 5,915
Neither/both equally 75% 9% 16% 126
Don't know 72% 13% 15% 123

Belief in Hell among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who …in hell

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,681. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
There are clear standards for what is right and wrong 72% 22% 7% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 60% 32% 8% 5,915
Neither/both equally 64% 17% 19% 126
Don't know 60% 23% 17% 123

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who identify as…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,681. 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% 22% 41% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 23% 23% 54% 5,915
Neither/both equally 21% 40% 38% 126
Don't know 18% 40% 42% 123

Political ideology among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 who are…

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,681. 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% 28% 19% 9% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 28% 34% 30% 8% 5,915
Neither/both equally 29% 33% 16% 22% 126
Don't know 27% 14% 37% 22% 123

Views about size of government among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 46% 3% 3% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 33% 60% 3% 4% 5,915
Neither/both equally 35% 34% 19% 12% 126
Don't know 20% 63% 7% 10% 123

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 50% 4% 2% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 31% 63% 4% 2% 5,915
Neither/both equally 25% 54% 20% 1% 126
Don't know 28% 48% 6% 17% 123

Views about abortion among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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 40% 56% 4% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 52% 43% 5% 5,915
Neither/both equally 37% 48% 14% 126
Don't know 26% 54% 20% 123

Views about homosexuality among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 45% 4% 3% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 66% 28% 4% 3% 5,915
Neither/both equally 47% 30% 17% 7% 126
Don't know 38% 41% 1% 20% 123

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 53% 9% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 55% 37% 8% 5,915
Neither/both equally 42% 36% 22% 126
Don't know 34% 42% 24% 123

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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% 50% 2% 4% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 37% 58% 2% 4% 5,915
Neither/both equally 28% 41% 19% 12% 126
Don't know 27% 36% 4% 34% 123

Views about human evolution among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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 = 2,681. 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 20% 24% 2% 49% 4% 2,681
Right or wrong depends on the situation 32% 25% 4% 33% 5% 5,915
Neither/both equally 19% 20% 12% 34% 15% 126
Don't know 17% 9% 13% 26% 35% 123