Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never attend prayer groups by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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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 = 190. 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 37% 61% 1% 1% 190
Alaska 27% 69% 1% 3% 211
Arizona 31% 65% 2% 3% 388
Arkansas 34% 65% 1% < 1% 129
California 24% 74% 1% 1% 2,338
Colorado 29% 65% 2% 4% 319
Connecticut 29% 68% 1% 1% 265
Delaware 23% 75% < 1% 1% 181
District of Columbia 19% 79% < 1% 2% 197
Florida 28% 70% 1% < 1% 1,213
Georgia 28% 71% 1% < 1% 455
Hawaii 20% 80% 1% < 1% 192
Idaho 29% 69% 1% < 1% 171
Illinois 23% 75% 1% 1% 823
Indiana 27% 70% 2% 1% 344
Iowa 23% 77% < 1% < 1% 202
Kansas 29% 71% < 1% < 1% 163
Kentucky 22% 74% 3% 2% 209
Louisiana 28% 68% 1% 3% 212
Maine 21% 76% 2% 1% 239
Maryland 26% 71% 2% 1% 398
Massachusetts 22% 75% 1% 2% 542
Michigan 30% 67% 2% 1% 589
Minnesota 24% 75% 1% < 1% 346
Mississippi 36% 63% < 1% 1% 100
Missouri 27% 71% 2% < 1% 369
Montana 36% 62% 1% < 1% 198
Nebraska 29% 70% < 1% 1% 169
Nevada 29% 69% 1% 1% 198
New Hampshire 27% 70% 2% 1% 219
New Jersey 23% 75% 1% 1% 559
New Mexico 28% 68% 3% 1% 190
New York 20% 77% 2% 1% 1,319
North Carolina 28% 69% 2% 1% 497
North Dakota 28% 70% < 1% 2% 210
Ohio 25% 74% 1% 1% 643
Oklahoma 21% 77% 1% 1% 178
Oregon 22% 77% < 1% 1% 272
Pennsylvania 28% 71% 1% 1% 845
Rhode Island 28% 67% 4% 2% 213
South Carolina 28% 67% 3% 2% 209
South Dakota 31% 67% 1% 1% 182
Tennessee 32% 66% 1% 1% 257
Texas 28% 69% 2% 1% 1,244
Utah 19% 79% 1% < 1% 122
Vermont 22% 75% 1% 2% 241
Virginia 25% 73% 1% 1% 484
Washington 24% 74% 1% < 1% 446
West Virginia 32% 64% 3% < 1% 145
Wisconsin 26% 72% 1% < 1% 387
Wyoming 30% 68% < 1% 2% 183

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