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

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 157. 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 39% 59% 1% < 1% 157
Alaska 35% 65% < 1% < 1% 104
Arizona 34% 63% 1% 2% 191
California 26% 71% 1% 2% 1,179
Colorado 34% 65% 1% < 1% 159
Connecticut 28% 70% 1% 2% 135
District of Columbia 25% 70% 4% 2% 108
Florida 29% 70% < 1% < 1% 668
Georgia 30% 68% 1% 1% 323
Hawaii 27% 71% < 1% 1% 106
Illinois 21% 77% 1% < 1% 415
Indiana 30% 67% 3% < 1% 199
Iowa 32% 66% 1% < 1% 104
Kentucky 26% 70% 2% 2% 127
Louisiana 33% 65% < 1% 1% 144
Maryland 29% 68% 1% 1% 211
Massachusetts 28% 70% 1% 1% 229
Michigan 35% 62% 2% < 1% 327
Minnesota 30% 68% 1% 1% 199
Missouri 36% 64% < 1% < 1% 209
Nevada 33% 67% < 1% < 1% 103
New Jersey 23% 74% 1% 1% 324
New York 25% 73% 1% 1% 658
North Carolina 31% 67% 2% < 1% 337
North Dakota 37% 62% < 1% 1% 117
Ohio 28% 71% < 1% 1% 350
Oklahoma 23% 75% 1% 1% 124
Oregon 38% 60% 1% 1% 120
Pennsylvania 30% 68% 2% < 1% 467
Rhode Island 25% 69% 5% 1% 104
South Carolina 33% 63% 2% 3% 149
South Dakota 39% 59% 2% < 1% 110
Tennessee 32% 67% 1% < 1% 150
Texas 30% 67% 2% 1% 839
Virginia 28% 72% 1% < 1% 275
Washington 29% 68% 2% 1% 223
Wisconsin 28% 68% 3% 1% 231

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