Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 380. 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% 2% 1% 380
Alaska 43% 51% 2% 4% 178
Arizona 47% 47% 3% 3% 404
Arkansas 44% 54% 1% 1% 202
California 34% 62% 1% 2% 2,151
Colorado 48% 49% 1% 2% 288
Connecticut 34% 66% < 1% < 1% 188
Delaware 34% 65% < 1% < 1% 167
District of Columbia 27% 70% 3% < 1% 153
Florida 36% 62% 2% 1% 1,255
Georgia 43% 54% 2% < 1% 648
Hawaii 33% 64% 2% < 1% 195
Idaho 49% 50% 1% < 1% 207
Illinois 35% 62% 2% 1% 749
Indiana 41% 56% 2% 1% 388
Iowa 43% 56% 1% < 1% 185
Kansas 41% 59% < 1% < 1% 195
Kentucky 45% 52% 2% 1% 278
Louisiana 42% 56% 1% 1% 307
Maine 35% 61% 2% 1% 148
Maryland 33% 64% 1% 2% 368
Massachusetts 27% 69% 2% 2% 324
Michigan 41% 56% 2% 1% 575
Minnesota 37% 61% 1% 1% 328
Mississippi 39% 61% < 1% < 1% 219
Missouri 44% 55% 1% < 1% 386
Montana 54% 44% 1% 1% 171
Nebraska 47% 52% < 1% 1% 188
Nevada 36% 62% 2% 1% 195
New Hampshire 35% 63% 2% 1% 147
New Jersey 29% 68% 1% 1% 507
New Mexico 39% 54% 3% 3% 192
New York 29% 67% 2% 2% 1,019
North Carolina 41% 56% 1% 1% 684
North Dakota 49% 51% < 1% < 1% 189
Ohio 34% 64% 1% < 1% 683
Oklahoma 39% 59% 1% 1% 259
Oregon 43% 55% 1% 1% 238
Pennsylvania 42% 56% 1% 1% 781
Rhode Island 38% 55% 4% 2% 168
South Carolina 44% 52% 2% 2% 352
South Dakota 39% 59% 2% 1% 195
Tennessee 46% 51% 3% < 1% 476
Texas 39% 58% 2% 1% 1,633
Utah 48% 49% 3% < 1% 221
Vermont 30% 65% 3% 2% 153
Virginia 43% 55% 1% 1% 512
Washington 43% 55% 2% 1% 406
West Virginia 45% 53% 1% 1% 204
Wisconsin 34% 64% 1% 1% 323
Wyoming 45% 54% < 1% 1% 193

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