Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services weekly or more by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who attend services weekly or more by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who attend services weekly or more who say…

State 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 = 279. 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.
Alabama 47% 51% 1% 1% 279
Arizona 50% 43% 3% 4% 238
Arkansas 52% 47% 1% 1% 144
California 42% 55% 2% 2% 1,126
Colorado 56% 37% 1% 6% 155
Connecticut 33% 65% 1% < 1% 111
Delaware 47% 49% 1% 3% 110
Florida 43% 54% 2% 1% 733
Georgia 50% 48% 1% 1% 429
Idaho 57% 42% 1% 1% 123
Illinois 46% 52% 1% 1% 507
Indiana 47% 52% < 1% 1% 269
Iowa 46% 52% 1% < 1% 131
Kansas 45% 55% < 1% < 1% 126
Kentucky 58% 38% 3% 1% 197
Louisiana 47% 50% 2% 1% 223
Maryland 41% 56% 1% 2% 222
Massachusetts 29% 65% 5% 2% 172
Michigan 48% 49% 1% 2% 367
Minnesota 50% 50% 1% < 1% 218
Mississippi 43% 56% < 1% < 1% 162
Missouri 46% 52% 2% < 1% 253
Montana 59% 39% 1% 1% 108
Nebraska 56% 44% < 1% < 1% 135
New Jersey 34% 65% 1% 1% 315
New Mexico 45% 46% 4% 5% 118
New York 38% 59% 1% 2% 612
North Carolina 47% 50% 1% 2% 441
North Dakota 52% 46% < 1% 2% 128
Ohio 43% 55% 2% < 1% 470
Oklahoma 47% 51% 1% 1% 172
Oregon 62% 37% 1% < 1% 118
Pennsylvania 51% 47% 1% 1% 513
Rhode Island 46% 52% 2% < 1% 108
South Carolina 50% 47% 2% < 1% 242
South Dakota 47% 52% 1% 1% 122
Tennessee 50% 46% 3% 1% 364
Texas 44% 52% 2% 2% 1,096
Utah 57% 41% 2% < 1% 175
Virginia 49% 48% 2% 2% 393
Washington 54% 44% 1% < 1% 218
West Virginia 56% 39% 2% 3% 146
Wisconsin 41% 58% 1% < 1% 189
Wyoming 55% 44% 1% 1% 118

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