Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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
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Arizona 27% 65% 2% 5% 121
California 23% 74% 1% 2% 803
Colorado 39% 57% 1% 4% 118
Florida 24% 74% 2% < 1% 377
Georgia 26% 73% 1% < 1% 141
Illinois 18% 81% 2% < 1% 274
Indiana 28% 72% < 1% < 1% 126
Maryland 26% 70% 4% < 1% 116
Massachusetts 21% 78% 1% 1% 175
Michigan 19% 79% 2% 1% 203
Minnesota 21% 78% 1% 1% 126
Missouri 20% 80% < 1% < 1% 110
New Jersey 24% 73% 1% 2% 220
New York 22% 75% 2% 1% 425
North Carolina 27% 68% 3% 2% 161
Ohio 28% 72% < 1% < 1% 208
Pennsylvania 27% 72% 1% < 1% 275
Texas 25% 71% 1% 2% 443
Virginia 26% 74% 1% < 1% 168
Washington 23% 75% 1% < 1% 156
Wisconsin 26% 71% 3% < 1% 131

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